4 Bed Barn Conversion For Sale

Old Wives Lees


  • Substantial Grade II Listed Barn Conversion

  • Four/Five Bedrooms

  • Stunning Vaulted Sitting Room with Wood Burner

  • Bespoke Fitted Kitchen & Utility Room

  • Wealth of Exposed Structural Timbers

  • Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room & Bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom Suite

  • Study & Downstairs Cloakroom

  • Landscaped Gardens Approaching Half an Acre

  • Four Car Garaging Plus Garden Studio

A substantial, stylish and beautifully presented Grade II listed 17th century barn conversion with landscaped gardens extending to a total of almost half an acre with private driveway and extensive garaging, backing onto apple orchards in a rural position on the North Downs, south west of the Cathedral city of Canterbury.

The Old Barn is believed to have been converted during the 1980s with more recent improvements carried out by the present owner to create a stunning mixture of contemporary conveniences and beautiful original features with a wealth of exposed timbers throughout.

The property is equally suited to entertaining and working from home with extensive and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors comprising a large reception hallway, inner hall, downstairs cloakroom, stunning principle drawing room with vaulted 19'2” (5.84m) ceiling, exposed timber structural beams and wood burning stove, dining room, bespoke fitted kitchen, utility room, study, ground floor guest bedroom suite including luxury en-suite shower room, galleried landing overlooking the drawing room, master bedroom suite including twin dressing rooms and luxury bathroom, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Externally, the property enjoys landscaped gardens extending to 0.445 of an acre with a large driveway to the front accessed by an electric five bar gate and a delightfully pretty rear garden with lawns, patios and pond with gravelled areas, studio and triple garage with roller shutter doors. The rear garden backs onto apple orchards and provides lovely views over surrounding countryside.

The property sits in a rural position on the outskirts of the village of Old Wives Lees, a popular close-knit semi-rural village sitting proudly on the North Downs in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and situated some 5.6 miles south west of the Cathedral city of Canterbury with its vast array of shopping and leisure facilities and countrywide public transport connections.

Local rail services are available at nearby Selling (1.5 miles) for travel to Canterbury and London Victoria or Chilham (1.9 miles) for travel to Canterbury and Ashford International with its fast 37 minute service to London St Pancras or travel to the Continent.

Character properties such as this rarely appear on the open market and we strongly advise interested applicants to make arrangements to view to avoid disappointment.

Entrance Reception Hall:
23'9” x 14'2” (7.24m x 4.32m) Double glazed double doors and windows to front and rear, tiled floor, two column radiators.

Guest Bedroom Suite:
16'5” x 13'9” (5.00m x 4.19m) Double glazed window to front, carpet, column radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room:
Luxury three piece suite comprising large shower enclosure with mains fed shower, wash hand basin with mixer tap and storage cupboard under, low level w.c., column radiator, ceramic tiling to floor and walls, chrome heated towel ladder.

13'10” x 11'3” (4.22m x 3.43m) Double glazed window to rear, carpet, column radiator, telephone point.

Inner Hallway:
Carpet, radiator, walk-in cloaks cupboard, stairs to first floor landing, understairs cupboard.

Utility Room:
8' x 5'4” (2.44m x 1.63m) Double glazed window to rear, tiled floor, radiator, granite worktop surface with butler style sink and mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Downstairs Cloakroom:
Double glazed window to rear, mosaic tiled floor, radiator, low level w.c., wash hand basin with mixer tap, fitted shelves.

Drawing Room:
30'9” x 15'6” (9.37m x 4.72m) A glorious centre-piece room with a wealth of exposed structural beams and a vaulted 19'2” (5.84m) ceiling overlooked by the minstrels-style galleried landing, two double glazed windows to front, carpet, three column radiators, feature wood burning stove with attractive stainless steel flue, wall lamps, television point, double doors lead to Dining Room;

Dining Room:
15'2” x 13'8” (4.62m x 4.17m) Double glazed window to front, carpet, column radiator.

20'8” x 12'1” (6.30m x 3.68m) Double glazed stable door to rear, double glazed window to rear, flagstone tiled floor, column radiator, bespoke Shaker style fitted kitchen providing a wide range of wall and base units and larder cupboard with granite worktop surfaces and inset sink unit with mixer tap, Alpha range cooker serving central heating and hot water, built-in oven and inset ceramic hob with overhead extractor hood and glass splashback, central island unit, built-in dishwasher.

Galleried Landing:
A wonderful space overlooking the principle Drawing Room, carpet, two radiators, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

Master Bedroom Suite:
29'7” x 14'10” (9.02m x 4.52m) Double glazed windows to front and rear, oak floor, two column radiators, television point, double doors lead to;

Twin Dressing Rooms:
21'6” x 5'8” (6.55m x 1.73m) Oak floor, range of fitted shelves, archway leads to;

21'4” x 8'3” (6.50m x 2.51m) Heated slate tiled floor, window to rear, luxury five piece suite comprising contemporary bath with mixer tap, large walk-in shower enclosure with mains fed shower, twin wash hand basins with mixer taps and cupboards under, low level w.c., column radiator, chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three:
14'9” x 10'3” (4.50m x 3.12m) Double glazed Velux window to rear, carpet, radiator, walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Four:
13' x 10'9” (3.96m x 3.28m) Two double glazed Velux windows to front, carpet, radiator.

Family Bathroom:
Slate tiled floor, Velux window to rear, three piece suite comprising paneled shower bath with mixer tap and electric shower over, wash hand basin with mixer tap and a range of fitted shelves under, low level w.c., chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls.

Front Garden:
Enclosed front garden accessed via electric remote controlled five bar gate, principally laid to an oval shaped driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles with central shrub bed and walled boundary.

Rear Garden:
A beautifully landscaped garden extending to approximately 133' (40m) with large sandstone paved patio, garden pond with rockery and waterfall, graveled seating area, graveled pathway with shrub borders, extensive lawn, garden folly, a five bar gate gives access to the garden and garage (converted stables), fenced/walled boundary, outside tap, outside lighting, door to garden store room measuring 16' x 5'2” (4.88m x 1.57m) with power and light, tiled floor, double glazed door and window to rear.

11'8” x 8'3” (3.56m x 2.51m) Double glazed sliding doors and windows to front, double glazed window to side, power and light, carpet.

34'1” x 19'4” (10.39m x 5.89m) Converted stables building with remote controlled roller shutter doors providing garaging for up to four cars, window and door to side, power and light, side store room measuring 17' x 5'8” (5.18m x 1.73m).




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