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Features galore in 18th century home in Hamstreet

20 March 2014

A five-bar wooden gate leads to this substantial Victorian property, just six miles from Ashford International station. Retaining earlier 18th century features, Home Farm is in a popular and convenient village location.

Home Farm, Hamstreet, near Ashford

Home Farm, Hamstreet, near Ashford

The front door opens into the entrance hall and to the left is the sitting room with a lovely central fireplace with inset wood burning stove and wooden mantel. This is a bright room with floor to ceiling windows. The elegant drawing room on the right has large bay windows and is a superb room with high ceilings, a picture rail and a central fireplace with wooden mantel surround.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a well-equipped, double aspect kitchen with heavily timbered ceiling and is fitted with a range of wooden units with work surfaces over. There is a deep butler sink, an integrated fridge, Neff hob, Indesit double oven and a two-oven Aga.

A door leads through to a boot room with wooden doors on either side which open to the garden. There’s also a utility room with further storage units, a stainless steel sink and ample space for white goods.

The study and dining room are both double aspect and the dining room has French doors leading to the brick-floored conservatory. There is a downstairs cloakroom, which has a shower.

Bedroom one has a pretty fireplace, a deep storage cupboard, built in shower cubicle and a pedestal wash basin. Bedroom two has a built in wardrobe and a door connecting to the master bedroom, which has a large en-suite.

The family bathroom is on a half landing, as is bedroom three which has a wash basin and an en-suite.

Steps lead to a further landing where you will find bedrooms four and five and the master bedroom.

The lounge of Home Farm, Hamstreet, near Ashford

The lounge of Home Farm, Hamstreet, near Ashford

The driveway provides parking for numerous cars in addition to the double garage.

The back garden has a brick terrace allowing ample space for outdoor entertaining. To the right are two store sheds and a workshop. The garden is mainly lawn, with a spectacular copper beech to one side, and is well bordered by high hedging and mature trees, including silver birch.

There is an area of orchard with a variety of fruit trees, a vegetable garden and a greenhouse.

Home Farm also has 12 solar panels which provide an income of approximately £1,000 per annum.

Home Farm is in Hamstreet which has a primary school, shops and a station connecting to Ashford International, from where High Speed services to London St Pancras take around 37 minutes.

Home Farm, Hamstreet, Ashford

Price: £750,000

Agent: Strutt & Parker.

For more information ring the agent on 01227 451123.

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