An idyllically situated Grade II listed farmhouse with a range of period ancillary accommodation and glorious gardens.
Occupying a country lane setting, Swan Street House is a wonderfully diverse farmstead at the heart of which sits a principal Grade II listed 15th century former hall house, together with an impressive 17th century Kentish barn and versatile range of period outbuildings that have been beautifully converted and are currently managed as a successful long-standing holiday let business.
This fascinating property is located about 1.2 miles to the west of the pretty village of Charing, nestling amidst delightful landscaped gardens and grounds which have been designed and planted by the current owners, and with a total of over 8,000 sq ft of living accommodation affords potential purchasers a variety of options for either multi-generational living or continuing what has become a successful holiday let business.
Swan Street House
This beautifully presented family home retains an abundance of charm and character and benefits from a modern east wing with excellent open plan living accommodation of great proportions, with stylishly fitted kitchen/breakfast room, family room and adjoining TV room.
Further reception rooms in the oldest part of the house, include the stunning sitting room with dais beam, brick flooring and inglenook, a beamed dining room also with open fire and a snug.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two served by en suite bathrooms and two by a Jack and Jill bathroom, all are very well appointed with white sanitary ware. There is a further attic bedroom and large store room.
Swan Street Barn
To the north of the main house and currently utilised as a successful holiday let business lies the most impressive attached timber framed barn, which has been sympathetically converted and features a magnificent 43 ft reception room incorporating sitting and dining areas and full height glazing to part of the west elevation overlooking the walled garden. There is a well appointed fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room and on the first floor a galleried walkway linking three attractive bedrooms all with en suite bath and shower rooms. All the ground floor rooms and bathrooms benefit from underfloor heating with individual thermostatic controls.
To the east of the of the barn lies The Hayloft, a former farm building which has been converted also as use for holiday lets. The well presented accommodation comprises a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a private courtyard garden.
Gardens, Grounds & Outbuildings
Swan Street House is approached via a gravel drive that divides leading via an archway to a substantial parking area and the double garaging immediately to east of the barn whilst a spur leads off to the more extensive garaging for seven cars with further parking, adjacent to the orchard.
The delightful mature gardens have been beautifully landscaped by the current owners and provide a wonderful setting for the property, affording privacy and seclusion. To the front of the house is a walled garden with central pathway to the front door, flanked by lavender beds and lawns. The gardens continue with a Tropical Garden featuring a covered and decked BBQ area with hot tub. To the south a terrace, with arbour clad in grapevine and wisteria, stretches away to lawns with a long rose walk, wide array of specimen trees and an ornamental fish pond surrounded varieties of Japanese maples. Completing the gardens is an orchard planted with apple, pear, plum and cherry.
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This wonderful property has so much to offer, its just perfect for extended family or for someone who wants to run their own holiday let businessSarah Hunt