Street Farm, The Street, Ulcombe, Maidstone, ME17 1DP | Property for sale | Savills
3,472 sq ft(322.56 sq m)
Guide price £1,395,000

Street FarmThe Street, Ulcombe, Maidstone, ME17 1DP

    Key features

    • An unlisted three roundel oast house with open views over orchards
    • Attractive kitchen/breakfast room with beautiful ragstone wall
    • Six well proportioned bedrooms, two en suite
    • Well screened southerly facing gardens
    • A rainwater harvesting system with taps to many parts of the garden
    • Summerhouse and Treehouse

    An attractive and unlisted former oast house with delightful views over farmland.

    About this property

    • The Oast is a very attractive unlisted three roundel oasthouse believed to date from the mid 19th century with external elevations of ragstone and brick under roof tiles. This property is beautifully presented throughout with good ceiling heights and offers well proportioned accommodation over two floors.

      The ground floor accommodation features oak flooring to the majority of rooms. The reception rooms flow seamlessly, comprising a dual aspect roundel drawing room with log burner leading to a light and airy roundel sitting room with double doors leading to the beautiful terrace. Off the hallway is a well proportioned dining room in the cowled roundel, with double doors opening to the south facing garden/terrace. The inner hallway has a space currently used as a study area and a shower room concludes the ground floor accommodation.

      The triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room featuring a ragstone wall is fitted with an extensive range of painted cupboards and central island complemented by oak work surfaces. Appliances include a Lacanche range oven and an integral dishwasher, there is space for a fridge/freezer. The kitchen also benefits from electric under floor heating.

      Stairs lead to the first floor where there are six bedrooms, two shower rooms and one bathroom, two being en suite. They include the principal bedroom which is situated in the roundel and well proportioned with fitted wardrobes and a stylish en suite shower room. There is a guest bedroom with an en suite shower room and four further bedrooms served by a family bathroom. All of the bath and shower rooms are stylishly finished with contemporary sanitary ware.

      The Oast is approached via a private drive, gates open to a gravel driveway with parking for several cars and access to a double carport.

      The surrounding south facing gardens are delightful and have been well designed by the current owners, comprising different seating areas to enjoy the sunshine throughout the day. The gardens incorporate an attractive paved terrace overlooking the stunning gardens with a variety of mature shrubs. Lawns continue to fruit gardens, a greenhouse and a custom built tree house. A rainwater harvesting system with taps to many parts of the garden is in place for the purposes of watering the gardens. Outbuildings include a summerhouse, garden shed and log store.

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    This oast has the most beautiful gardens with open views over orchards, and even a tree house from which to watch the sunset.

    Duncan PetrieProperty agent

    Local information

    • The Oast is situated in the pretty Wealden village of Ulcombe with its range of local amenities, the nearby village of Headcorn (3.4 miles) offers a good range of shops, cafes, restaurants, public house and doctors surgery. More comprehensive shopping can be found in Maidstone (8.5 miles) and Ashford (14.4 miles). Bluewater shopping is located just off the M25 Junction 2 (A2/M2). Ashford Designer Outlet is located at J9 off the M20.
    • Mainline rail services to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and London Cannon Street can be found at Headcorn station (3.7 miles). Services also run from Lenham (4.2 miles) and Maidstone (11.4 miles) stations with services to London Victoria. Eurostar trains are available from Ashford International (15.2 miles). A high speed service between Ashford and London St Pancras has a 37 minute journey time.
    • There are a good number of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary level. These include Ulcombe Church of England Primary, Lenham Primary, Sutton Valence School, Dulwich School Cranbrook, Marlborough House and Saint Ronans preparatory schools.Cranbrook Grammar, Ashford School, Highworth Grammar School Ashford, Norton Knatchbull for Boys, Homewood School Tenterden, Sutton Valence, Benenden Girl's School and Kings College at Canterbury.
    • There are a range of leisure and sporting facilities with a number of golf clubs including Leeds Castle, Rye and the world famous links at Sandwich, county cricket at Canterbury and Maidstone, horse racing at Folkestone.
    • * All distances and mileages are approximate

    Additional information

    • Services: Oil fired central heating via radiators. Electric under floor heating in the kitchen, propane gas for cooking. Mains electricity, water and drainage.
    • AGENTS NOTE: The main shot is the rear elevation.
    • Directions: From the A229, Headcorn, Maidstone direction turn left at The White Horse pub crossroads. Take the next left to Ulcombe at the local store and continue for about 3 miles to Ulcombe. As you travel up the hill, the drive to The Oast will be found on your left hand side opposite the public footpath sign and The Oast is the third property on the left.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G