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A listed 3 roundel Kentish Oast - 19th September 2014

A listed 3 roundel Kentish Oast conversion situated in a superb rural location in the High Weald AONB

RH & RW Clutton is delighted to offer this spectacular Oast house to the rental market at an asking rent of £4,500pcm.

This Oast house, thought to date from the 1840s, and part of the Park Farm at Somerhill, has been converted to the highest standard and now offers over 3,600 sq ft of living space boasting many retained character features including exposed beams, refurbished brick floors and cast iron posts.

Of particular note are the stencilled hop records on beams and one wall of the stowage. These records of hop production date back over 100 years and poignantly illustrate the impact of the Great War of 1914 - 1918

Downstairs comprises of a large Reception Hall with oak floor and stunning cantilever staircase. Curved walls reflect the shape of the roundels and open to a large, light-filled Drawing Room with oak floor, an attractive fireplace recess, original cast-iron posts and two sets of double doors opening into the front garden and to driveway.

The roundel Kitchen boasts a hand painted Neptune kitchen with curved Corian worktops, oak breakfast bar, Rangemaster dual fuel range and space for an American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Beyond lies a Dining Room/Study with brick pavers. The inner hallway, leads to a Cloakroom and Utility Room also with handpainted Neptune cupboards and space for washing machine and tumble dryer.

The first floor comprises a vaulted landing leading to 5 double Bedrooms  and 3 Bathrooms with Burlington suites.  The landing also opens onto a balcony boasting far reaching views over the garden and adjoining farmland.


The property benefits from a secluded approach through farmland to a gravel driveway leading to a double garage with attached secure store and parking space for several cars..  Behind the Oast is a garden mainly laid to lawn, with fruit trees and newly planted beech hedging. 

There is an adjacent paddock available by separate negotiation.

The  towns of Tunbridge Wells (8.5 miles South)  and Sevenoaks (11.5 miles North) with their restaurants, shopping, historical and leisure attractions are readily accessible. The property is conveniently situated for the excellent independent schools in the area, including The Schools at Somerhill (within walking distance), Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and the sought after grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.  Tonbridge station provides  fast, frequent trains to London. (London Bridge and Charing Cross : 40-45 minutes).

For further information or an appointment to view please contact RH & RW Clutton (01342) 410122

 

 

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