Rye Road, Sandhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN18 5PE | Property for sale | Savills
4,415 sq ft(410.17 sq m)
Guide price £1,800,000

Rye RoadSandhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN18 5PE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Idyllic, rurally situated Grade II listed family home
  • Coming to the market for the first time in almost 30 years
  • Far reaching countryside views to the south and west
  • Internal accommodation in excess of 4,000 sq ft over three floors
  • Four main reception rooms including study
  • Split-level kitchen/breakfast/family room
  • Heated outdoor pool, pool house and adjoining store
  • Triple open bay garaging
  • Two fields and woodland in total about 11.6 acres

Delightful Grade II listed family home in an idyllic setting, enjoying views over surrounding countryside.

About this property

  • Coming to the market for the first time almost 30 years, Boxhurst is a delightful Grade II listed country house with a wealth of period features, understood to date in part from the late 17th century or early 18th century with later 19th century additions, nestling amidst mature gardens with adjoining fields, in all, about 11.6 acres.

    Approached by a shared private lane, Boxhurst occupies an idyllic rural setting with lovely views, the property offers versatile family accommodation amounting to in excess of 4,000 sq ft. It includes four reception rooms which enjoy an east or westerly aspect with several having inglenook fireplaces and wood stoves, a kitchen/breakfast/family room with handmade cupboards, freestanding dresser, central island and six bedrooms served by three bathrooms, including an en suite together with a studio/potential bedroom seven.

    The hedge enclosed gardens are well established with some specimen trees, a natural pond, a heated outdoor swimming pool and triple garaging and ample parking.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I just love the position of this wonderful listed family home, its gardens are screened to three sides by its adjoining fields and woodland

Duncan PetrieProperty agent

Local information

  • The popular village of Sandhurst (1.2 miles) has a range of amenities including a petrol station, garage and convenience store, beauty salon, primary school and Medieval church. The village recreation ground is host to a number of sports teams, clubs and a children's playground. Tenterden, Rye, Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells provide a more extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities.
  • There is an excellent selection of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels.
  • The property falls within Cranbrook School catchment area (2023) and further schools include Saint Ronans, Marlborough House and Dulwich preparatory schools, Sandhurst and Hawkhurst primary schools and Homewood School in Tenterden. Further afield there are schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Eastbourne.
  • Good sports and leisure opportunities can be found in Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells with the coast about 20 miles to the south. Bewl Water Reservoir offers a wide range of activities including sailing, rowing, and walking, whilst cycling and riding can be found in Hemsted Forest and Bedgebury Pinetum.
  • Fast and frequent services run from Staplehurst and Etchingham to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street (peak times) via Waterloo East and London Bridge. A high speed link runs from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
  • The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8 both providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airport and other motorway networks.

Additional information

  • Services: Oil fired central heating, mains water and electricity. Private drainage via Klargester (to be installed).
  • Agent's Note: Two footpaths run over the field to the south.
  • Directions: From our Cranbrook office proceed into Stone Street and turn right onto The Hill, taking the third right onto Tilsden Lane and follow to the T junction. Turn left towards Benenden and at Benenden crossroads, turn right onto Iden Green Road, continue for 3 miles and turn left to Sandhurst village. Continue for about 0.7 of a mile, passing the playing fields and turn right in to a no through road. Boxhurst will be found at the end on the right.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G