Charming Tudor Home With Outbuildings In Quiet Rural SettingClaxfield Road, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
This charming Grade II listed property offers an abundance of period features intermingled with tasteful contemporary touches, having been sympathetically extended and enhanced over the years. The impressive reception hall has towering two-story leaded windows, which flood the space with warm natural light and offer stunning views. The comfortable sitting room with a bay window provides a welcoming area to relax and sits alongside the large and elegant drawing room with brick-built inglenook fireplace and the dragon beam. The adjacent open plan kitchen/breakfast room is an impressive space. The kitchen comprises a wide variety of traditional wall and base units,...a large central granite-topped island with an inset AGA cooking range and a butler sink, as well a sample room for sociable dining and relaxing by the fire. There are double French doors onto the properties’ sunny terrace. The office has wide wooden floorboards . On the lower ground floor level is a useful cellar, being used as a utility area, complete with a cloakroom. The first floor allows a further vantage point from the landing, offering far-reaching views of the grounds and countryside beyond. The guest bedroom has an adjoining ensuite shower room. Two additional very well-sized bedrooms are found on this floor, both with built-in storage and peaceful garden outlooks. The family bathroom is a handsome blend of sleek modern facilities and traditional period charm, with a freestanding bathtub, a feature fireplace, and a separate glass walk-in shower. There is also a sizeable fourth bedroom currently arranged as a dressing room. A staircase leads to the second-floor fifth bedroom/ study. There are substantial parkland grounds, with a wide variety of mature trees, and hedges. The house , which is set down slightly into a paved, walled terrace decorated with flower beds and with steps up to the lawns. The terrace offers the ideal spot in which to entertain, with attractive views of both the beamed, Kent peg tiled house and the lush gardens beyond. A path leads to the large forecourt and wooden double-story barn garages, with incredible first floor potential, as well as the five-room detached stables and a bespoke greenhouse. Sitting behind, encompassed by a semi-circle of hedging, is a well-maintained vegetable garden. There is also a charming pond with a stepped stream water feature trickling down to a smaller body of water, near a hexagonal decked seating area, as well as a full-size tennis court and an oak weatherboarded summer house, offering an extra office space. The house has two drives, the original east drive, and the longer north drive where the final access to the lane is by agreement with the farmer.
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