Front Elevated
585.75 sq m
Guide price £1,780,000(52.586.554.637 ₫)

The NightingalesBiddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8HN


    Key features

    • Substantial 7 bedroom family home
    • Tennis court, indoor swimming pool
    • 5 reception rooms, 6 bath/shower rooms
    • Glorious gardens and grounds
    • Headcorn mainline station 5.4 miles
    • Cranbrook School catchment (2018)

    Substantial seven bedroom family home set within glorious landscaped gardens with lake, about 3 miles from Cranbrook

    About this property

    • Forming part of an exclusive development and situated at the end of a ‘no through' road, Cheveney Place is a substantial family home which occupies a lovely private position amidst
      beautiful gardens and grounds, inspired by the gardens at Stourhead, with a splendid lake being the central feature.
      The house is in good decorative order and having been refurbished by the present owners offers versatile family accommodation amounting to over 6,300 sq ft and enjoys excellent recreational facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool, games room with bar, billiards room, tennis court and pavilion with gym. Points of note include:
      • Oak and travertine flooring, Sonos music system providing music to all ground floor rooms, master bedroom, swimming pool and outside to main patio and hot tub area.
      • Five reception rooms arranged over the ground floor all enjoy a south-easterly aspect with an outlook over the lovely lake and grounds and direct access to a substantial terrace which
      spans the length of the house.
      • The sitting room features an attractive reclaimed marble fireplace with inset wood-burning stove and fitted bookcases with cupboards beneath and the billiards room benefits from a
      retractable cinema projector screen.
      • The kitchen/breakfast room is open to the family room and incorporates a range of fitted cupboards with granite work surfaces. Integral appliances comprise a range cooker,
      American-style fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
      • There is a wine room with racking in place and a heated indoor swimming pool with five sets of doors opening to the terraces.
      • Situated on the first floor are five double bedroom suites all of which enjoy well appointed en suite shower rooms equipped with modern sanitary ware and chrome fittings. The master
      bedroom has access to a lovely balcony with views over the gardens. Two further bedrooms and a bathroom complete the first floor accommodation.

      Gardens
      • Cheveney Place is approached through electric gates with the driveway leading to a parking area to the front of the house and continuing to a further area of parking to the east.
      • The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property, with lawns interspersed with a variety of coniferous and deciduous trees, a wonderful lake with two islands, one of
      which is reached via a stone bridge and an orchard under-planted with spring flowers and bulbs.
      • To the east lies a tennis court which is well screened by mature hedging and a pavilion with a gym. Further outbuildings include two greenhouses and a mower/garden store.

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    Local information

    • Cheveney Place lies about 1.6 miles away from the village of Sissinghurst and 2.5 miles to the south of the pretty village of Biddenden, where there are various amenities, including a
    • Michelin star restaurant, Post Office, grocery shop, tea rooms and hairdresser.
    • Comprehensive shopping: More extensive shopping can be found in Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells with excellent shopping, restaurants, boutiques, cinema and leisure
    • bowling complex.
    • Mainline Rail Services: Fast and frequent services run to London Bridge, Waterloo East and Charing Cross from Headcorn or Staplehurst stations. There is a high speed train service from
    • Ashford International to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
    • Education: There are excellent schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels.
    • Motorway links: The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8, providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From the Wilsley Pound Roundabout on the A229 take the turning towards Sissinghurst and Biddenden (the A262). Proceed through Sissinghurst and the entrance to The Nightingales will be found on your right hand side almost exactly 1 mile after passing the entrance to Sissinghurst Castle. The entrance to Cheveney Place will be found at the end on the right.
    • EPC Rating = D