3 bedroom Detached House for sale: Brenchley, Tonbridge, West Kent

  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: 36940_14541896

Key Features

  • Detached property
  • With 3 acres (*TBV) & stables
  • Wealth of oak beams /features
  • Rural location / farm complex
  • 3 bedrooms / 1 shower & 1 bathroom
  • Well presented throughout


An immaculate detached 3 bedroom property set on an overall plot of 3 acres (*TBV) of mainly pasture and offering glorious vaulted and beamed single storey accommodation with 2 large reception rooms and feature kitchen and breakfast room including integrated appliances and under floor heating to some rooms. The property (listed Curtilage) is set in a desirable rural hamlet within a farm complex of similar bespoke conversions and benefits from a traditional brick and tile hung stable block of 3 loose boxes plus tack/feed room and accompanying detached Oak framed open garage. For hacking out the locality is recognised for offering miles of uninterrupted off road riding with minimal roadwork required. Rail commuting via Paddock Wood station(6.5m) or Tonbridge station (9.5m).

What the owners say......

We have lived here for 5 very happy and horsey years and found that this has been a perfect equestrian and family home for us. The property is far enough away from neighbouring houses to give us privacy and space, but it has been comforting to know that equine help is at hand if needed. We have been fortunate to have built good relationships with our neighbours, particularly our nearest and use their manège on a regular basis (by private arrangement). A new job in a different part of the country is forcing us to sell our much-loved home and it is with sadness that we leave. We know that the new owners will enjoy the setting and facilities that we have and will be very happy.


Built from a former stable block the property has all the modern conveniences expected but retains much of the original charm of traditional shiplap timber /brick elevations under a hand made clay tiled roof.
The property is located in a desirable commuting area within easy driving distance to two main rail links to central London, set within a working rural farm complex with other residential properties including the main farmhouse and a converted Oast house and associated barns.
The property is accessed off a B road via a private farm entrance with open pasture land surrounding the farm. Convenient road commuting can be gained to the A21 to the M25 and south to the coastal towns also via the A21.
The village primary school in Brenchley is highly recommended with an unlimited number of excellent upper private and state schools within easy driving distance.
Tunbridge Wells approximately 6.5 miles distant offers wide range of shopping, leisure and sporting facilities as well as a mainline station. Paddock Wood approximately 6.5 miles away offers a good range of local facilities and amenities including a Waitrose and mainline station with fast services to Cannon Street and Charing Cross.


PROPOSAL: Single-storey end extension to create boot room and insertion of five roof lights
The Council hereby GRANTS permission/consent for the proposal referred to above subject to the following Conditions:
(1) The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of 3 years from the date of this decision.
Reason: To comply with the requirements of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004
(2) The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on the submitted plans, numbers:
Plans and elevations as proposed, drawing number P/01 rev A, received 15/03/17
Reason: To clarify which plans have been approved
(3) The development shall be carried out in accordance with the details of external materials specified in the application which shall not be varied without the prior written permission of the Local Planning Authority.
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.

ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan

The KITCHEN is fully fitted with concealed freezer, ceramic hob, ceramic Belfast sink and drainer, under floor heating and full width windows offering much light. Beautiful vaulted ceiling with oak beams and cross beams.
UTILITY ROOM with WC and area for washing machine and tumble dryer.
SITTING ROOM beautiful long room with repeated vaulted ceiling and oak cross beams. Full width windows and granite hearth and iconic, Red Dot awarded Jøtul wood burner and Kährs high quality rustic style oak flooring.
MASTER BEDROOM 1 French doors to rear garden with views over paddocks, built in wardrobes.
EN-SUITE WC, shower, wash hand basin, tiled floor.
FAMILY BATHROOM roll top free standing claw foot bath with WC and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 2 double aspect with raised ceiling height.
BEDROOM 3 single aspect with views over rear paddocks.


STABLE BLOCK - Located to the side and rear of the property and includes: 3 loose boxes, 1 tack/feed room and hay barn.
Within the farm complex there are two other equine properties, and both have outdoor arenas. so it is very likely that permission for a riding arena to be added within the grounds at the property will granted by the local authority (subject to planning).
GRASS MANÈGE - The current owner has created (for Spring, Summer and Autumn Months) a Grass manège on the top paddock, which works well.
MUCK HEAP There is a concrete, panelled area next to the paddocks for muck , which is easily accessible for removal.
DETACHED GARAGE - Bespoke built oak framed detached two bay Kent style garaging with feature side log store.


The land associated with the property equates to around 3 acres (*TBV) and lies to the rear of the residence with direct access via the front drive. The gateway into the paddocks has been concreted to form a standing area for the horses.
The property also enjoys a front garden with large patio area and drive which goes around the property to the rear and to the stable block. There is also an area to the side of the property which can be accessed via the kitchen stable door. A further rear garden looks out over the paddocks with French doors from the master bedroom.
The acreage stated at the property is *TBV (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise, an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTS: The sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale so far as they are owned or exist. RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS: The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all restrictive covenants, both public and private, whether mentioned in these or not. WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY: The property is sold subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which may affect the property.


We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk - www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org


TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
SERVICES: Mains water, Oil central heating, private drainage system, under floor living and kitchen heating.


All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
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DISCLAIMER: All prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused to themselves or personal belongings or property. By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.


From the A21 southbound from London proceed past the exits to Tonbridge then count 3 roundabouts with the last two being quite close together and the third having a BP petrol station co located with a Marks and Spencer mini store. From that last roundabout travel for approximately 1mile on the A21 and turn left into Cuckoo Lane. Continue for approximately 350m and turn left into Little Dunks Farm. This is the private entrance to the farm. Continue past the bungalow on the right and look for a five bar gate on the right with the name of the property on the right

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Reference: 36940_14541896

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