For Sale

Pluckley Road, Charing

£1,700,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: rps_whh-HYT220026
  • Type: Detached House, House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Parking: Double Garage
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Inwood house is a classic example of a beautiful and characterful Arts and Crafts detached home, believed to be commissioned in 1922 for Sir Chester Beatty, and it is also believed Sir Winston Churchill and Dwight D. Eisenhower have stayed there.
Construction is timber framed with attractive herringbone brickwork and exposed beam façade, mullion leaded light windows, central hardwood entry door and porch under tiled roof.
The property is set in beautiful secluded gardens and grounds which extend to about 10 acres.

Internally, the Arts and Craft movement comes alive, and is sure to impress with beams and ornate ceilings, brick and cast-iron feature fireplace, polished floors, wood panelling, stunning staircase to the first floor complemented by beautifully leaded light mullion windows which are just some of the wonderful features presented in this truly decadent country home.

The beautiful gardens and grounds are a real feature of the property, approached via electronic gates with video system, opening onto a tree lined gravelled drive, which sweeps to the main entrance, annexe and carport.
The formal gardens consist of well-manicured lawns, an abundance of perennial and annual planting, a wealth of tree species, croquet lawn and wild meadow garden.
The sun terrace and pergola are adorned with climbing rose, wisteria and clematis, perfect for BBQ and enjoying an evening sundowner.
The seven acres of woodland include a tennis court, garaging, various ponds and summer house, all enclosed with tree and fenced boundaries.

ANNEXE/STUDIO 29’ 6” x 13’1” (9m x 4m)
Internally, is a fabulous open plan living space, tiled flooring, full height panelled glazed window and French doors opening onto the decked balcony, which take in the wonderful views out over the wild meadow gardens.

• Entrance hall, stripped floors, wood panelling to walls, beautiful crafted staircase.
• Cloak room / WC with hand basin.
• Sitting room, feature fireplace with wood burner, mullion bay leaded light window with window seat, central beam to ceiling, French doors to garden.
• Dining room, brick feature fire place with wood burner, stunning central beam to ceiling, stripped flooring, mullion leaded light window overlooks the rear gardens.
• Study, cast iron feature fireplace.
• Kitchen/breakfast family room, range of base and wall mounted cabinets, granite worktops, electric rangemaster, tilled flooring.
• Utility room, stainless sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, and boiler room.
• WC low level WC and handbasin, tiled flooring.
• Summer room, glassed sliding and patio doors. opens onto the sun terrace and veranda, brick feature fireplace, with wood burner, tiled flooring.
• First floor, impressive mullion leaded light windows.
• Master bedroom. Ornate ceilings, range of fitted wardrobes.
• En-suite shower room, beautifully fitted and tiled. Bedroom 6 currently arranged as a dressing room. with range of fitted wardrobes.
• Guest bedroom with built in wardrobes and en-suite shower room.
• Three further double bedrooms.
• Family Bathroom. with rolled top bath, hand basin on pedestal low level WC, attractively tiled.
• Second family Bathroom, white suite.
• Gardens and grounds. 3 acres of formal gardens and 7 acres of woodland.
• Annexe/Studio. open plan with kitchenette, shower room, balcony, enjoying views over the wild meadow gardens.
• Double timber detached Garage.
• Carport.
• Summer house, timber framed.
• Tennis court.

The property is situated on the Pluckley Road, just on the fringes of the very much sought-after village of Charing, which sits at the foot of the North Downs. Charing boasts beautiful historical buildings, and known for the Pilgrims Way. Local amenities include post office, butchers, village store, doctors’ surgery, various public house/restaurants, and primary school. There’s also a good choice of schools in both the private and state sectors close by.
A wider range of facilities can be found in the market town of Ashford which also includes the re-modelled McArthurGlen designer outlet stores.
Maidstone and the historical city of Canterbury, are also within easy reach.
Recreational facilities in and around the area include Eureka Entertainment Park, Julia Rose Sports Stadium, sports centres and swimming pools, bowling, good selection of golf courses, cricket and football. Water sports and fishing can be found along the coasts.
Transport links are also good with the M20 linking into the M25 and M2 motorway network. The nearby Charing mainline railway station provides services into London and Ashford International offers the high-speed train to London St Pancras in around 38 minutes.
Eurotunnel and the Port of Dover provide services to the continent.

From the M20, exit at junction 9 and follow signs A251 Ashford. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit, and follow signs for Great Chart. Stay on this road until entering Charing and at the crossroads and traffic lights turn left into Station Road, continue straight for about a mile, and the property will be found on the left.

Services: Mains water and electricity, oil central heating, private drainage.
Annexe: Mains water, electricity, and private drainage
Local Authority: Ashford County Council.
Council Tax Band; G.

Strictly by appointment through Whitney Homes
Tel: 01303 262853

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