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Property: The latest homes

PUBLISHED: 06:00 23 March 2016

Hawkhurst

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Here is the latest property from around the county

Hawkhurst £725,000

Louisa Lodge West is a charming, semi-detached former toll cottage set in the heart of Bedgebury Forest, accessed by a private gated road. The well-kept garden, full of roses and herbs, blends seamlessly into the woodland vista and even has its own working well. Inside, the house is full of character, with beams, vaulted ceilings, open fires and arched windows. A pretty arched doorway leads into a large, stone-floored hallway with a high vaulted ceiling and a corner cast-iron fireplace. The more formal drawing room has an open fireplace, wooden flooring and forest views. The dining room is wonderfully coy, with a picture bay window, open fireplace and access to the loggia and snug. The farmhouse-style kitchen has a Rayburn cooker, a large butler sink and the original terracotta tiled flooring. Upstairs, there’s an en-suite master bedroom and three further bedrooms sharing a family bathroom with a shower and claw-footed bath. Fine & Country 01580 715000

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Alkham £695,000

Upton Farmhouse is Grade II Listed period farmhouse believed to date back to about 1710 and with a fine Georgian façade. In the heart of the Alkham Valley, enjoying superb views to both front and rear, principal rooms include a drawing room and dining room both with cast-iron log-burning stoves, a farmhouse-style kitchen with a ceramic tiled floor and a scullery with doors to the courtyard and rear garden. A walk-in store cupboard is currently being used as a gym area and there’s a brick-floored cellar approached via the reception hall. A galleried first-floor landing leads to the master bedroom and three further bedrooms, all with stripped pine doors; the family bathroom has a central French roll-top bath on ball and claw feet, ‘his and hers’ period wash hand and a corner shower cubicle. On the second floor are three further rooms which could be used as lounge areas or bedrooms served by their own bathroom. The enclosed garden has a brick-block patio leading to lawned areas. To the front is a gravelled driveway which would accommodate up to six cars. C R Child 01303 267421

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Woodnesborough £299,950 - £465,000

The Orchard is a new development in Woodnesborough, near Sandwich by Murston of 12 houses, including two semi-detached and 10 detached, three- and four-bedroomed homes. The first phase has been released, and reservations are now being taken with prices from £299,950 for a three-bedroom semi, £325,000 for a three-bed detached, and £465,000 for a four-bed detached property. The Orchard is also registered under the Help to Buy scheme, which could make it possible to purchase a property with as little as a five per cent deposit. The houses are exclusively designed and fully fitted, including quality kitchens with Neff ovens, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, and a stylish family bathroom, en-suites and a cloakroom. The properties also benefit from gas central heating and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. The floor finishes feature ceramic oak-effect tiling to the hallway, ceramic floor and wall tiles to the bathroom and en-suite, and carpets. Outside the front garden is fully landscaped while the rear has a patio area, which can be extended or turfed as an optional extra. Smith Woolley 01303 226622

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