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Thorn Road, Marden, Kent TN12 9LJ

£450,000 Freehold
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 Thorn Road, Marden, Kent TN12 9LJ

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A charming 2 double bedroomed detached former Clock House conversion with a useful detached Barn providing double garaging/storage, set on the outskirts of the picturesque Wealden villages of Marden and Staplehurst, within large gardens enjoying countryside views and ample off road parking. No forward chain, viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate exactly what is on offer.

Set in a semi-rural yet convenient location, this delightful character property provides well-proportioned accommodation with an abundance of character features such as internal exposed brickwork and beams, solid oak doors with wrought iron hardware, fireplace, wood burning stoves and original external clock. Situated on the outskirts of the popular villages of Marden and Staplehurst, collectively offering a range of local facilities including shops, doctors, dentists, schooling and mainline stations with frequent services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and to Ashford International.

The property offers a kitchen/dining room, a large quality conservatory to the rear, allowing interaction with the sunny gardens, a cosy sitting room, 2 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The large gardens are certainly a feature of this property, being well stocked with established low maintenance shrubs and ornamental trees. Patios to the rear provide plenty of scope to enjoy the outdoor space, ideal for al fresco entertaining. Benefiting from oil fired central heating, sealed unit double glazed wooden windows, and extensive off road parking. Located within the much favoured Cranbrook School Catchment Area.

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Entrance Hall
Kitchen/Dining Room
Sitting Room
First Floor Landing
2 Double Bedrooms
Barn/Double Garage
Large Gardens
Countryside Views
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Set on the outskirts of the villages of Marden and Staplehurst collectively offering a range of local shops and amenities including doctors, dentists, schooling and both mainline stations with frequent services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and to Ashford International. The County Town of Maidstone is about 20 minutes' drive and offers comprehensive facilities. The A21 and M20 road networks are within easy driving distance as are the more local popular Towns of Cranbrook & Tenterden.


From Cranbrook, proceed down the High Street into Stone Street and bear left out of the town. Continue over the Wilesley Pound roundabout on the A229 for almost 4 miles to the outskirts of Staplehurst. Take the left turning into Pinnock Lane. After approximately half a mile veer right on to Five Oak Lane, continue for 1 miles, and turn right at the T junction on to Wilden Park Road. Continue for about 1 mile, turn left into Thorn Road, take the 2nd entrance on the right and The Clock House will be found straight ahead behind a wooden 5 bar gate.


Ground Floor:- Entrance door to Entrance Lobby, stairs rising to 1st floor, small window, wood effect flooring and wooden door to:- Sitting Room full height feature window to the front, with external shutters, internal window overlooking the conservatory, wood effect flooring, corner brick fireplace with wood burner inset, corner recess with high level cupboard housing fusebox and electric meter, door to spacious under stairs cupboard with shelving, and housing the oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water/central heating system. Wooden door to:- Kitchen/Dining Room double aspect with windows to front and side. Wooden faced wall, base and drawer units, with worktops above comprising single sink and drainer, plumbing and space for washing machine and dishwasher, glass fronted display cabinet, tiled splashbacks, built-in electric double oven and grill, microwave, hob with extractor above, and half glazed double opening wooden doors to:- Conservatory of part brick construction with sealed unit double glazed windows and 2 pairs of opening doors onto the garden, tiled floor and wood burning stove (considered potential for a 2 storey extension subject to relevant planning permissions). 1st Floor:- Landing access to loft and wooden doors to:- Bathroom window to the rear, white suite comprising bath with telephone style shower fitting above, wash hand basin set into vanity unit, low level WC and part tiled walls. Bedroom 1 A large double room with double aspect windows to front and rear, mansard ceiling with high level window to side and range of built-in furniture (considerable potential for small en suite and dressing area). Bedroom 2 A double room with overstairs airing cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder, hatch to built-in clock mechanism, and window to front with country views.


Approached over a short area of private driveway. Brick pillars with a five bar gate opens to the tarmac drive which runs to the side of the property with good off road parking and leads to the Detached Barn providing double garaging and storage with a pitched tiled roof, outside tap, power and light connected and double opening doors, offering considered potential. To the Front there is a small pebble courtyard with brick wall boundaries, leading around the side to a timber shed and on to the Rear garden, with a paved patio, lawn and further central patio seating area ideal for al fresco dining, curved feature borders. Further extensive area of lawn, green house, oil tank, compost area, large garden store and a pleasant countryside outlook. Agents Note: In line with money laundering regulations (5th directive) all purchasers will be required to allow us to verify their identity and their financial situation in order to proceed.

Notice: Whilst great care has been taken to be as accurate as is realistic these details, photographs and floor plans, are for guidance only, all measurements are approximate. We can not be held responsible for the content of these particulars and none of the services, fittings or appliances at the property have been tested by the agent. We assume that the property has all necessary permissions, regulations and consents. Purchasers should satisfy themselves that any of the aforesaid mentioned in the particulars are correct, or in working order. These details can not be incorporated in any offer, or contract.
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