Savills | Hever Lane, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7ET | Property for sale
212.93 sq m(2,292 sq ft)
Guide price £1,300,000

Hever LaneHever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7ET

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2021
  • Attractive and spacious converted barn
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Far reaching views
  • Hever station (London Victoria) approx. 0.5 of a mile
  • Hildenborough station (Charing Cross/London Bridge) approx. 8.6 miles
  • Wonderfully landscaped gardens

An attractive and spacious converted barn with planning to extend, set within glorious landscaped gardens with far reaching countryside views on the edge of this popular village.

About this property

  • The New Barn is an attractive converted barn originally constructed in the 1980s and converted into a family home since. Planning permission has been granted to extend to provide five bedrooms in total. The spacious and versatile accommodation is well presented throughout, with attractive views over the gardens and beyond. Character features include high ceilings, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, exposed brick walls, flagstone tiled flooring and thumb latch doors. The property was formerly owned by a landscape gardener so the gardens and grounds are planted with a wide variety of trees, shrubs and flowers providing year round interest.

    Planning permission: 19/03494/HOUSE | Demolition 4no. outbuildings. Erection two storey side extension. | The New Barn Hever Lane Hever KENT TN8 7ET

    The principal reception rooms provide excellent areas for both formal and informal living. The drawing room has a glazed door to the front garden with full height windows and a wood burning stove. The drawing room extends to the orangery which is a fabulous space with a vaulted ceiling, double doors and wonderful views over the garden and beyond. The elegant dining room has an outlook and a door to the front garden.

    The study has wonderful far reaching views to the north.

    The generous triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink and a separate dresser style cupboard with granite worktop. Appliances include a range style cooker with an extractor fan over and space for a dishwasher and fridge freezer.

    Completing this floor are two cloakrooms, a boot room and a cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine.

    There are two staircases rising to the first floor, one of which is a spiral staircase with a wrought iron hand rail. Both landings have hatches to the attic.

    The impressive principal bedroom is double aspect with an apex window to the rear and double opening windows to the front. There are built-in wardrobes and shelved cupboards together with a feature roll top bath. The modern en suite shower room is well appointed and includes a double shower cubicle.

    There are three further bedrooms, two of which have fitted wardrobes.

    The stylish family bathroom has a shower over the bath and completes the accommodation.

    The house is approached via a brick block drive which continues over a stone bridge to the parking area and detached triple garage.

    The superb landscaped gardens and grounds feature a number of ponds, one of which has the stone vehicular bridge extending over it. Around the house are paved paths which extend to terraced areas interspersed with shrub beds. These terraces are well located and provide ideal areas for al fresco entertaining throughout the day, and to the rear enjoy views over the surrounding countryside. To the rear is a raised lawn with a natural pond and open farmland views with post and rail fencing to the boundary. The majority of the lawned gardens are located to the west with meandering paths through the established planting and ponds. One of these ponds has a decked jetty. Within the garden is an orchard with a greenhouse and implement store. The gardens are stocked with a wide variety of shrubs, trees and plants which provide year round interest and a high degree of privacy.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This converted barn now benefits from planning to extend, together with excellent landscaped gardens and far reaching views.

Richard SmithProperty agent

Local information

  • The New Barn is located on the edge of the Historic village of Hever, famous for its Castle with its historical connections with Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry the VIII and mother of Elizabeth I of England. The property also offers good access to the local town of Edenbridge with a Waitrose, and further afield, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Oxted and East Grinstead. There are many picturesque country walks, village pubs and local leisure.
  • • Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge – approx. 3 miles, East Grinstead – approx. 9 miles, Tunbridge Wells – approx. 10.8 miles & Sevenoaks – approx. 10.5 miles.
  • • Mainline Rail Services: Hever (approx. 0.5 miles) and Edenbridge stations (approx. 3.2 miles) have a fast service to London Bridge/Victoria. Hildenborough (approx. 8.6 miles)and Sevenoaks (approx. 10.6 miles) stations have fast services to Cannon St/Charing Cross/London Bridge.
  • • Primary Schools: Hever, Penshurst, Chiddingstone and Fordcombe.
  • • Grammar and State Schools: Weald of Kent Girls, Tonbridge Girls Grammar and Judd Boys Grammar schools in Tonbridge. Tunbridge Wells Girls and Boys Grammar Schools and the Skinners Boys School in Tunbridge Wells. Bennett Memorial in Tunbridge Wells
  • • Private Schools: Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green, The Preparatory Schools at Brambletye, Stoke Brunswick and Ashdown. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public.
  • • Sporting Facilities: Edenbridge Leisure Centre. Golf at Hever Castle Golf Club, Holtye and Sweetwoods in Cowden, Royal Ashdown courses (Forest Row), Piltdown, Paxhill Park and East Sussex National (Uckfield). Racing at Lingfield Park, Plumpton and Brighton. Sailing at Bough Beech.
  • • Communication: The A22 provides access to the M25 and thus London, the suburbs, south coast, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel.

Additional information

  • Directions: Leave the M25 at junction 5, and proceed onto the A25 heading east. Turn right towards Edenbridge on the B2042 and proceed down Ide Hill forking left signposted to Bough Beech. Continue over a small bridge turning immediately right towards Hever and proceed past Hever Golf Club, Castle and Henry VIII Public House. At the next T-junction, turn left and take the first right signed to Hever Station. After approximately a 1/3rd of a mile turn left (signposted Cowden, Hartfield) and the entrance to The New Barn will be seen on the right hand side after about 0.5 of a mile. Alternatively, leave the M25 at junction 6, and proceed through Oxted on the A25. After approximaltely 1 mile, turn right onto the B269, Kent Hatch Road (signposted Edenbridge). Continue along the A269 into Crockham Hill, where the road becomes the B2026 to Edenbridge. Continue through Edenbridge passing the Land Rover Agency on the left then take the 2nd left turning onto Hever Lane (unmarked). The New Barn is situated on the left hand side, after approximately 0.6 miles.
  • EPC Rating = D