GRAFTY GREEN, - 3 Bedroom Detached

For Sale - £ 1,100,000


  • Strictly By Appointment Only
  • Beautiful Grade II Listed Country Home
  • Originally Dating Back to circa 1650
  • Stunning Secluded Plot Totalling Around 4.37 Acres
  • Including a 1.82 Acre Paddock, Extensive Lawns
  • Fruit Orchard with Over 20 Varieties of Fruit and 55 Cobnut Trees
  • Shingle Drive with Double Garage
  • Pole Barn of Approximately 50' x 50' with Potential to Develop
  • Three Double Bedrooms, Bathroom and Separate Shower Room
  • Drawing Room with Inglenook Fireplace
A rare chance to acquire a beautiful Grade II listed country home in a stunning secluded plot of 4.37 acres with paddock, orchards, extensive lawns and a home that oozes character and charm in this wonderful rural setting.

Offen Farm has been owned by the same vendors for the past 44 years which is a testament to what a much loved and happy home it has been for the family over the years. During that time it has been extended and renovated to the house you see today and yet offers further potential for alteration (subject to consents). Throughout the property one is greeted by beautifully coloured beams and a wonderful sense of history.

The charming accommodation comprises entrance hall, drawing room with inglenook fireplace featuring a bread oven and salt store, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with coal fuelled Rayburn, utility/cloakroom and a snug. To the first floor there are three generous double bedrooms, a bathroom with superb views across the rear lawn and a separate shower room with walk in shower.

The house is approached by a gated shingle driveway which leads down a hedged drive to a parking area and a detached double garage. The front garden features a Bethersden Marble ragstone path lined by dwarf box hedging and a cherry tree arch leading to the front door. There is also a small front pond and a variety of shrubs and borders. and wonderful views across the road to the countryside opposite. To the side and rear there are beautifully tended extensive lawns, ideal for a family, entertaining and enjoying. Along with this, there is a beautiful orchard with over 20 varieties of fruits and 55 cobnut trees, a vegetable plot, useful outbuildings along with a pole barn which subject to consents, could be developed into an annexe, office or useful barn. In addition, a wonderful, private 1.82 acre paddock would suit those looking to have a horse or small holding.

Locality

The property is located in Grafty Green, a pretty village in the Weald of Kent between the villages of Lenham and Headcorn. The village benefits from two local public houses/restaurants and a little village shop with post office. The house is surrounded by the beautiful Kent countryside with plentiful places to explore and discover, a wonderful playground for the outdoor enthusiast.

Being located between Lenham and Headcorn, you have the benefit of accessing two mainline railway stations with connections to both London and the coast. Headcorn station is 4 miles away which is on the Charing Cross line and Lenham station is just 2.8 miles on the Victoria line. Both villages offer a range of shopping, eating and schooling options. In addition, Junction 8 of the M20 motorway is just 6.5 miles for those needing vehicular connections.

Dimensions:

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule
Drawing Room: 17'3" x 11'3" (5.26m x 3.43m)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 17'7" x 16'9" (5.36m x 5.11m)
Dining Room: 12'2" x 10'7" (3.71m x 3.23m)
Snug: 11'1" x 10'1" (3.38m x 3.07m)
Utility Room: 10'8" x 5'4" (3.25m x 1.63m)
Rear Lobby

First Floor

Landing
Bedroom: 17'4" x 11'5" (5.28m x 3.48m)
Bedroom: 17'5" x 10'10" (5.31m x 3.30m)
Bedroom: 16'7" x 11'5" (5.05m x 3.48m)
Bathroom: 10'1" x 7'2" (3.07m x 2.18m) at largest
Shower Room: 9'0" x 6'1" (2.74m x 1.85m)

Garaging

Double Garage: 18'4" x 17'9" (5.59m x 5.41m)

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