There are many barn conversions out there, all individual, all special in one way or another. Here you have the amazing opportunity to create an exceptional conversion.
As your hand brushes through the tops of the wheat a gentle breeze stirs its way across the field you walk through, the sun is warm upon the back of your neck. Behind you, above the woods, a bird of prey calls.
You continue following the footpath through the wheat, cross the lane and approach the barn, a project that will excite anyone looking to create a home for themselves, one of dramatic proportion.
As you step from the lane onto the driveway the barn with granary behind is to your right, to your left is a sall field belonging to the barn. A footpath runs diagonally across the field and, sat under the trees in the upper corner, you can gaze back toward the barn and back out across the lane, to the footpath you traversed earlier.
Stalisfield is one of those intriguing rural places that nestle amidst the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Those who know of it will likely think of The Plough, a public house and Listed Building with origins as a C15 Wealden Hall House.
The pub is just under a mile from the barn and is a family run affair with a passion for local brews.
Living in this location you travel through glorious countryside whichever direction you set off in. Choose Faversham, Canterbury, Ashford or Maidstone, all are easy to reach and offer differing facilities and engagement.
As for the barn: The Historic England Listing refers to it as 'C17. Timber framed on brick and flint plinth and weather boarded with corrugated asbestos roof. Half-hipped roof with hipped mid-strey. Queen post roof.' and the granary (that sits upon staddle stones to the rear) is noted as 'Granary. C18. Timber framed on staddle stones; weather boarded with corrugated asbestos roof. Four framed bays by 3. One storey and hipped roof.'
Planning permission was granted on Wednesday 17th February 2021 - Conversion of barn to residential use, including alterations to fenestration and roof.
Our client tells us that 'conditions have been meet to start the conversion including ecology reports and heritage statement - therefore it is ready to go.'
Plans for the main barn will create superb accommodation. The annexe has work started and some will look at this as accommodation, others may see it as a perfect home office.
The overall site is approximately 0.68 acres.
Possibilities seem endless for you to 'Make Life Special' here.Get in touch if you like this home.