3 of the best homes for sale in Kent
PUBLISHED: 13:35 04 June 2016
From a Grade II listed country house to a secluded detached family home or the perfect base for a golf fan
Price on application
Penn Court is a Grade II listed country house believed to date from the mid-17th century, when it was owned by Thomas Culpepper. He sold it as a going concern to Marke Quested, who placed it in Trust to fund almshouses in Harrietsham and scholarships in Oxford and Cambridge.
The front door leads to an impressive hall which is used as a formal drawing room and boasts a superb open fireplace.
An elegant panelled sitting room has an inglenook fireplace, Bressumer beam and woodburning stove, while the dining room has a large sash window and decorative coving.
There is an inner hall which has access to the garden, cellar and cloakroom and a second staircase to the first floor. To the rear of the house is a family room and the kitchen, which is fitted with a range of painted bespoke units and adjoins a breakfast room that forms part of a later addition.
On the first floor is the master bedroom with an impressive elm floor, a panelled second front bedroom and three further bedrooms, all of which overlook the splendid gardens.
Two of the bedrooms share an en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle. The family bathroom also has a separate shower cubicle.
The second floor is set out as three rooms which are currently used for storage but could be adapted to provide further accommodation.
There is also a substantial brick barn converted in 2006 to create The Cottage (currently used as a short-term rental) and, adjacent to this, Twitchers, used as a holiday let.
At the front of the house is a formal lawn leading down to the mill pond. To the eastern side is a formal lawn area with a substantial yew hedge, an opening in which leads to the partly walled rose garden with a heated swimming pool.
Knight Frank 01732 744477
Pedlinge is an attractive detached family home situated in a sought-after residential road, dating from the 1930s. The present owners have transformed the house with a comprehensive refurbishment and new two-storey rear extension, creating a five-bedroom property.
The ground floor has a traditional bay-windowed sitting room towards the front, with the rear of the house enjoying a wrap-around kitchen, dining and family area with a garden outlook.
The first floor comprises a spacious master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a contemporary fully tiled bathroom with roll-top bath. The second floor extending into the roof line, fully uses the available space to provide an exciting room that would particularly appeal to one of the younger members of the family.
Pedlinge is set back from the road with a block-paved driveway providing off-road parking for at least two vehicles. Side access leads through to the rear garden, which is fully enclosed by panel fencing.
Colebrook Sturrock 01304 381155
£ 850,000 - £900,000
This executive home within a development close to Kings Hill golf course has been comprehensively extended and remodelled to offer generous accommodation coupled with the latest in contemporary design.
On the ground-floor is a cloakroom, a lounge with a remotely controlled gas fire and built-in storage, a study and a family room with wood-effect flooring.
The kitchen/diner enjoys electric underfloor heating and has double glazed bi-folding doors to the rear garden and a central island breakfast bar with an engineered quartz counter top, inset stainless-steel mixer taps and a boiling tap.
Upstairs, the large master bedroom with its own dressing room boasts high ceilings and solid wooden plank flooring; there is provision for the installation of an en-suite. There are two further en suite bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor are two more bedrooms and a shower room.
The front garden has a block paved pathway, slate-dressed borders and low-maintenance artificial turf to the sides. The rear garden offers a large decked seating terrace, more artificial turf flanked by raised trough planters, high fencing and walled boundaries.
Fine & Country 01732 222272