3 of the best countryside properties in Kent

PUBLISHED: 10:26 03 January 2017 | UPDATED: 10:26 03 January 2017

West Malling

West Malling


3 of the best countryside properties for sale in Kent


West Malling £1,250,000

On the edge of the village of Yalding, this property, set in 1.6 acres of land, includes a traditional high-walled fruit and vegetable garden, and a small vineyard. In addition there is a tennis court, a three-bay garage and an outbuilding, useful for development. The property enjoys scenic views across the Lees and the River Medway.

There are three spacious reception rooms, and a kitchen at the back of the house facing a sandstone terrace. A utility room, pantry, dining room and a generously sized conservatory complete the ground floor.

Upstairs are six bedrooms all of which retain their original Victorian fireplaces.

There is an eco-friendly element to the property; it comes with a bore hole supplying its own water, which is used to nourish a large selection of fruit trees.

Fine & Country 01580 766388

Penthouse in HythePenthouse in Hythe

Headcorn £1,275,000

With its own large, two-barn stables, equestrian friendly Peckham Farm is a Georgian family home in the heart of the Weald. The property sits on six acres of land, with two outbuildings, both of which have planning permission for an annexe.

The house has been fully modernised by the current owners, although it retains most of its original features. The real social hub of the home is the kitchen; completely re-fitted, it is spacious and fitted with solid oak units. Surrounding the kitchen are three separate reception rooms, with wood-burning stoves.

There are four bedrooms upstairs, two with en-suite facilities and far reaching views across the fields.

Fine & Country 01580 766388

Hythe Penthouse £985,000

Bay View is set in a fine position above this pretty town, with far-reaching sea views across the channel. The three-bedroom penthouse includes an en-suite bathroom and two en-suite shower rooms with a natural stone Italian bath and basins, open-plan living area and kitchen with a separate study, utility room, two balconies and two secure overnight parking spaces.

Plot 4 includes two stylish and contemporary bedrooms. The property includes an en-suite shower room, open-plan living space, kitchen, balcony and underground parking space.

It comes with a lift to all floors, cycle storage and a professionally landscaped communal garden to the rear with a seating area and planted borders which lead onto the front driveway.

Smith Woolley 01303 226622

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