When you are looking for a rural retreat, few homes provide the feeling this one does.
The timeless scent of rose is carried upon a gentle breeze that brushes past you and journeys out over the farmland, your gaze following it. Sat upon a garden bench the hustle and bustle of town life seems so much further away than the high up cry of a circling bird.
The countryside in front of you will change its appearance along with the cycle of the seasons. Fields will be tended, some left fallow, some ploughed and sown, crops to rise magically from the soil and then to be harvested. In others sheep will graze and upon the footpaths that dot the countryside you will stroll, perhaps across to Mersham whose church tower rises amidst trees in the distance.
This scene, this sense of peace is something that drew the current owner to this wonderful home. The house had the looks to catch his eye, the location stole his heart.
Location is all important but even so the home has to tick boxes too and this super home does that. Since moving here the Orangery has been added and it not only adds a space the house benefits from, it seems to complete an architectural journey, one that has seen successive owners add to.
The house carries you through the ages, from historic beams and a beautiful fireplace in the living room to that carefully designed and thoroughly modern feeling Orangery, it all comes together as one.
The office can be just that, the office. Some may turn it into a library or into a games room, for some it may be another sitting room, a breakout room. Upstairs the bedrooms are comfortable to large and perfect for a family growing up. The main bedroom with walk in wardrobe and generous en suite is a delight. A suite of rooms makes for the perfect guest accommodation and are a teenagers dream with ensuite and day/play room with bedroom in between.
A door from the first-floor bathroom leads up to the attic, the place to hide those boxes and suitcases. The cellar, accessed from the dining room, is the place the wine collection will reside.
The annex has a living room that will make you catch your breath; it has provided somewhere to stay for travelling family from all over the world. Of course you would come and visit if this was your place to reside for a week or two.
This is a home that sits in around two and a quarter acres, it looks out over seemingly endless countryside and the sense of peace that comes with being here is a delight. Think how easy it is to get to Ashford International Station, around sixteen minutes, then to catch a High-Speed train that will be in St Pancras in thirty eight minutes more; to drive to Hythe Beach in around eighteen minutes and to just have all that lovely farmland surrounding you, these are the things that make life special. The village has a post office, a pub, butchers and village hall.
The years always bring change, this home has seen plenty in its time, it has altered and grown with the generations and change will likely come again in the future, one day the village may creep closer but the view that captures your attention will likely give joy to people who live here for a long, long time to come.Get in touch if you like this home.