HOTHFIELD, KENT - 5 Bedroom Detached

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  • Five Bedroom Medieval Hall House
  • Wealth of Character Features
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen and Seperate Utility Room
  • En-suite to Master Bedroom
  • Annexe
  • Detached Triple Garage
  • Grounds in the Region of 0.456 Acre
  • A Must View
A beautifully presented Grade II listed five bedroom Medieval detached hall house nestled in a private plot of 0.456 acres in the centre of Hothfield village. Offering an abundance of character features and yet retaining spacious and flexible accommodation ideal for a family.

Post Farm is believed to date back to the 16th Century and typical of this period, enjoys a wealth of character features such as inglenook fireplaces, exposed oak beams, brick walls and a timber bar mullion window to the front.

The accommodation is arranged between a two storey four bedroom main house and separate one bedroom annexe accessed via a covered walkway. The main house comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, study, L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom and a utility room. To the first floor, there is a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms (one of which is currently used a dressing room) and a family bathroom with period water closet. The annexe could be used in a number of different ways such as guest quarters, office, two extra bedrooms, or even a holiday let subject to the necessary consents.

The village of Hothfield is in the rural district of Ashford, Kent, and is located north-west of Ashford town. Hothfield Common is close by with its 143 acres of heathland and lowland valley bogs and a nature reserve managed by the Kent Wildlife Trust, with children's playground adjacent. The village has a shop and post office and good bus routes. The Medieval parish church is dedicated to Saint Margaret and was rebuilt in 1598 after a fire.

The market town centre of Ashford is just 3.9 miles away with its wide variety of shops, eateries, public houses and schools. Ashford International Station is also just 3.9 miles away with a fast connection to London St. Pancras in just 37 minutes and connections to the Channel Tunnel. The property is also conveniently located for access to junction 9 of the M20 Motorway which is 3 miles away, with the Channel Tunnel being just a 20 minute drive away offering access to the continent within the hour.



Entrance Hall:
Oak front door, exposed brick wall, quarry tiled floor, exposed oak ceiling beams, part glazed doors to either side.

Drawing Room: 18' 4' x 13' 1' (5.59m x 3.99m)
Window to front, cast iron radiator, feature inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam, exposed brick chimney and hearth, steel funnel flue. Exposed oak ceiling and wall timbers, carpet flooring, television and telephone points.

Dining Room: 18' 3' x 9' 8' (5.56m x 2.95m)
Windows to front and side, cast iron radiator, feature inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam, exposed brick chimney and cast iron wood burner set on brick hearth. Exposed oak ceiling timbers and exposed oak parquet flooring.

Study/Reception 3: 14' 10' x 11' 4' (4.5m x 3.45m)
Window to side, brick fireplace (not in use) cast iron radiator, feature exposed oak beamed ceiling with dragon beam, telephone point, fitted storage cupboard measuring 11' 4' x 3' 3' (3.45m x 0.99m).

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:
L-shaped room measuring 15' 4' x 12' 3' narrowing to 7' 4' (4.67m x 3.73m narrowing to 2.24m) Two windows to rear, window to side, cast iron radiator, a range of fitted wall and base units with American White Oak block wood worktops over and tiled splash backs. Inset 1 ½ bowl porcelain sink with brushed steel mixer tap, space for electric oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer. 13' 7' (4.14m) exposed oak timber vaulted ceiling, tile effect vinyl flooring.

Utility Room: 13' 6' x 8' 6' (4.11m x 2.59m)
Door to rear, exposed brick wall and oak timbered vaulted ceiling. Fitted wall and base units, butler sink, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, gas boiler, quarry tiled flooring, door through to;

Cloakroom:
Window to side, radiator, high level WC “The Original Burlington” cistern, pine antique wash stand with inset decorative basin and brass taps, quarry tiled floor.

Rear Hall:
Return stairs leading to first floor with low and high level windows.

First Floor Landing:
Exposed oak timbers, cast iron radiator, recessed lighting, fitted double airing cupboard with hot water tank, access to loft, locked door that opens to vaulted kitchen ceiling, carpet flooring.

Bedroom 1: 14' 5' x 12' 5' (4.39m x 3.78m)
Window to front, cast iron radiator, brick fireplace with bressumer beam (not in use), exposed oak timbers to walls and ceiling, television and telephone points, carpet flooring, connecting door through to bedroom 4/dressing room, door to;

En-suite:
Fitted corner shower with curved glass screen and Aqualisa shower, pedestal wash hand basin with brass taps, low level WC, inset shelving, exposed timbers, recessed lighting extractor fan, carpet flooring.

Bedroom 2: 12' 2' x 11' 7' (3.71m x 3.53m)
Window to side, cast iron radiator, exposed oak ceiling and wall timbers, eaves access hatches, carpet flooring, door through to bedroom 4/dressing room.

Bedroom 3: 11' 1' x 10' 5' (3.38m x 3.18m)
Window to front, cast iron radiator, feature brick fireplace with bressumer beam (not in use), exposed oak timbers carpet flooring, recessed lighting

Bedroom 4/Dressing Room: 11' 2' x 7' 2' (3.4m x 2.18m)
Currently used as a dressing room with removable fitted wardrobes. This could easily be used as a single bedroom or nursery and has doors to both bedrooms 1 and 2. Feature wood mullion window to front, cast iron radiator, exposed oak timbers, fitted wardrobe (removable) carpet flooring.

Bathroom:
Window to side, cast iron radiator, period style bathroom suite comprising wooden water closet with decorative porcelain bowl, wall hung corner sink with brass taps, roll top composite bath with central brass mixer tap with shower attachment, exposed oak timbers, carpet/wooden flooring.

Annexe:
The annexe is accessed via tiled pitched roof walkway from the utility room and comprises;

Living Room: 12' 8' x 10' 9' (3.86m x 3.28m)
Wooden entrance door, window to front, cast iron radiator, vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed brick walls, carpet flooring, fitted airing cupboard housing gas boiler and hot water tank.

Bedroom: 10' 10' x 10' 3' (3.3m x 3.12m)
Double doors to front, windows to front and side, cast iron radiator, vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed brick walls, carpet flooring, telephone point, double stable door to garden.

Kitchenette:
Two windows to front, fitted wall and base units with roll fronted worktop over, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space for electric oven, Yorkstone flooring, door to;

Rear Hall:
Roll fronted work top with space for washing machine, exposed brick wall, tiled flooring, door to;

Shower Room:
Fitted corner shower, partly tiled walls, antique high level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, recessed lighting, extractor fan.

Detached Triple Garage:
Oak framed triple garage under a pitched tiled roof measuring 27' 3' x 18' 10' (8.31m x 5.74m) Three double wooden garage doors, window to side, power and lighting.

Post Farm sits in a superb private plot of approximately 0.456 acres. It is accessed via a five bar gate and shingle driveway leading to a triple garage and sheltered by mature hedging. A sweeping brick paved path leads you to the front door where the front of the property benefits from rose beds and an established wisteria. The landscaped gardens are predominantly laid to lawn but have a wide variety of shrubs, borders and trees such as cherry, hawthorn, plum, hazelnut and Kentish Cob trees. There are rose beds bordered by dwarf box hedging in addition to vegetable patch, greenhouse, workshop and log shed. To the rear there is a private brick paved courtyard ideal for seating and relaxing.

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