Laddingford, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 6BX | Property for sale | Savills
3,782 sq ft(351.36 sq m)
Guide price £1,435,000(€1,636,203)

LaddingfordMaidstone, Kent, ME18 6BX

    Key features

    • Village location
    • Charming triple roundel oast house
    • Character features throughout
    • Well proportioned and presented
    • Extensive gardens and grounds
    • Open triple garage, barn and stabling
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • In total about 2.3 acres

    Charming triple roundel oast house and barn with outbuildings, set in delightful gardens in a village location.

    About this property

    • Laddingford Farm Oast is a most attractive and characterful brick built triple oast house with a timber frame barn providing generous and versatile living accommodation, situated in a tucked away position on the edge of Laddingford village. Internally the accommodation is well presented with some exposed wall and ceiling timbers, some full height windows to the ground floor, Travertine flooring and attractive radiator covers. Of particular note is the indoor swimming pool, stabling and separate studio with adjoining garaging. The house is set in delightful gardens with established planting which provides a high degree of privacy.

      Impressive reception hall is a most welcoming space with exposed timbers, part-vaulted ceiling and stairs rising to the galleried landing.

      The principal reception rooms comprise a double aspect drawing room with picture window to the front, views over and access to the garden and a beautiful brick fireplace with wood burning stove; a dining room and a sitting room, both located in roundels and with an attractive outlook. Together with the generous reception hall the ground floor accommodation provides excellent entertaining areas.

      The kitchen is situated in the third roundel and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units and matching island unit. Corian work surfaces incorporate a butler and preparation sinks. Integral appliances include a gas fired Aga, separate hob, conventional ovens, fridge and freezer and there is space for a dishwasher.

      Adjoining the kitchen is the delightful breakfast room which provides an informal seating and dining area and leads to a rear porch which in turn leads out to the garden.

      A utility room and cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation.

      The generous first floor landing leads to the principal suite which is located in a roundel and features a dressing room with wardrobes and window seat, a well-appointed en suite bathroom with separate W.C. and an impressive, curved staircase which rises to the second floor, where the bedroom with vaulted ceiling is located.

      The guest bedroom is also located in a roundel and is served by a stylish and contemporary en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle.

      There are three further bedrooms, one of which is located in the third roundel and all have fitted wardrobes. The family shower room completes the first-floor accommodation.

      Attached to the main house is a timber framed barn which houses the indoor swimming pool with adjoining changing room. The swimming pool is accessed from the house via the sitting room and also benefits from four sets of double doors opening out the gardens.

      The house is approached over a long gravel drive which leads to the garaging and generous parking area.

      The studio features a vaulted ceiling and is triple aspect with a connecting door to the triple garaging and has power and light connected. The studio and garage could be converted to provide ancillary accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

      The extensive gardens are principally laid to lawn with a variety of established planting arranged in many shaped beds and borders. There is a paved terrace to the rear, ideal for al fresco entertaining with an adjoining ornamental water fountain. A further terrace is situated further away from the property with an arbour adorned in climbing plants. The timber stable block comprises a stable, workshop and tractor store. In total the plot amounts to about 2.32 acres.

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    A striking oast, set in a wonderful plot, offering excellent accommodation.

    Oliver HodgesProperty agent

    Local information

    • Laddingford Farm Oast is situated close to the centre of Laddingford, a delightful village which offers an award-winning public house. Yalding village (1.3 miles) offers local shopping facilities with a Post Office and a general store.
    • Shopping: Paddock Wood (4.1 miles), Maidstone (5.9 miles), Tonbridge (9.3 miles). Tunbridge Wells (11 miles).
    • Mainline Rail Services: Paddock Wood (5 miles) to London Bridge/ Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
    • Primary Schools: Yalding, Laddingford and Collier Street.
    • Grammar Schools: Maidstone, Maidstone Girls, Invicta Girls and Oakwood Park Boys Grammar Schools in Maidstone.. Tonbridge Boys, Weald of Kent Girls, The Judd School for Boys in Tonbridge. Tunbridge Wells Boys, Tunbridge Wells Girls' and The Skinners' School (Boys) in Tunbridge Wells.
    • State Schools: Maidstone, Tonbridge and Paddock Wood.
    • Private Schools: The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill. Hilden Grange and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. Sutton Valence. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. Kent College in Pembury. Mayfield School in Mayfield.
    • Leisure Facilities: David Lloyd Health Club at Kings Hill. The Hop Farm and Country Park in Paddock Wood. Leisure centres in Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. Poult Wood Golf Course in Hadlow, Kings Hill Golf Club and West Malling Golf Club.
    • All distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council. Tax Band 'H
    • Directions: From the A20 turn into Seven Mile Lane (B2016) signed towards Paddock Wood and Tunbridge Wells. Proceed over the first roundabout onto the A228 and at the next roundabout turn left onto the B2015. Take the next right hand turning (B2126) Hampstead Lane for just over a mile taking the next right onto Lees Road. Continue along this road for half a mile and at the next junction bear left. Proceed for approx. 0.3 miles and the drive for Laddingford Farm Oast will be seen on the left. Turn into this drive and the oast will be found behind a pair of gates. Note: If using a SatNav, the postcode will take you to Manor Farm and Yeomans Oast. Continue past this driveway and the drive for Laddingford Farm Oast is the next on the left after Japonica Cottage and Peg Tile Cottage.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H