A 4,000 sq.ft detached period home set in delightful grounds of just over 2 acres with heated swimming pool and tennis court, all within a short walk of Hever Station.
Set in a two acre plot and believed to date back to the 17th Century or earlier, The Barn in Hever boasts nearly 4,000 square foot of living accommodation and is only a short walk away from the mainline station.
The principal reception rooms comprise an open plan dining hall and sitting room together with a galleried drawing room located on the first floor. The sitting room has ¾ length windows to the front and the dining hall has a full height window with delightful views over the rear garden. The galleried drawing room features a brick fireplace with wood burning stove and impressive vaulted ceiling. The double aspect study is fitted with bookshelves and a desk area and gives access into the garage/workshop. The newly renovated kitchen/breakfast room is part vaulted with a gorgeous 4-oven Aga cooker and views into the garden.
The master bedroom is located on the first floor and features a vaulted ceiling with fitted wardrobes and en-suite bathroom. There is a further double bedroom on this floor served by a well appointed shower room. In the west wing there are four ground floor bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en-suite bathroom plus a further family bathroom.
The gardens and grounds amount to nearly two acres and are mainly laid to lawn with established beds and borders throughout providing a high degree of privacy. To the rear of the barn is a brick block terrace ideal for al fresco entertaining with heated swimming pool and timber pool house. There is also the newly laid tennis court for those looking to keep active.
LOCATION – The Barn is located in the historic village of Hever, famous for its Castle with its historical connections with Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry the VIII. The property is just a short walk away from the mainline station with the fast train getting you into London inside 50 minutes. You can also walk to the King Henry VIII pub which is a local favourite of ours. Comprehensive shopping facilities can be found in Edenbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.
There are an abundance of local primary schools, the nearest being in Hever itself. Secondary / Grammar Schools are as follows: Oxted Secondary School. Various Grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.can be found in Oxted, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Private schooling is available at Lingfield College, Hazlewood mixed preparatory school in Limpsfield Chart and Radnor House in Sundridge.