This period property overwhelms you with character and historic charm.Trycewell house dates back to the 15th Century. Has PLANNING PERMISSION to also convert the BARN into a three bedroom house. Call now to arrange a viewing 01732 874990.
Situated within the heart of this sought after village, an opportunity has arisen to secure this impressive 15th Century home. Positioned at the end of Trycwell Lane, with access via a five bar gate, sits this historic family home, once the original farmhouse for Trycewell Farm.
Ightham is an historic Kentish village identified as one of the six special villages of Kent with its Norman Church, ancient inns and medieval houses. Ightham is adjacent to a number of National Trust owned areas including the historic Ightham Mote and Oldbury Woods where remnants of a Neolithic cave and the largest stone age fort in England can be seen. Ightham offers a range of local amenities including two public houses, village hall, primary school, recreational ground and local farm shop. Within easy access for M20/M26 accessed at the Wrotham interchange linking to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, the Channel Tunnel Terminus
The front door opens into an atmospheric baronial style, large dining room with heated flagstone floor, log burner. The sitting room has a large inglenook fireplace, French doors to the sunny, private garden, and access to the Study. There is a charming downstairs character Cloakroom. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with hand-painted units and a range cooker, and leads to an additional fitted kitchen area with built-in Pantry. Upstairs the large vaulted landing, with exposed beams, leads to all four bedrooms (one en-suite) & the family bathroom.
Sitting Room 19' 1" x 13' 8" ( 5.82m x 4.17m )
Single glazed leaded light window to the front, French doors leading to sunny terrace and main garden, working Inglenook fireplace, heated flagstone floor, 16th Century carved solid oak door to front.
Dining Room 29' 6" x 15' 9" ( 8.99m x 4.80m )
Single glazed leaded light windows to side and rear, and single glazed external door, currently used as the front door, which leads to the front courtyard. Original feature Bread Oven, glass covered Well in the heated flagstone floor, and under-stairs cupboard. Access from this room to Kitchen, Sitting Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, and to first floor via carpeted stairs.
Single glazed leaded light window to front, fitted old pine glazed and panelled bookcases either side and above the working open fireplace, fitted carpet, cast iron radiator, built-in old pine corner storage cupboard.
Kitchen 21' x 8' ( 6.40m x 2.44m )
Fitted Kitchen with single glazed window to front and rear courtyards, double butler sink, range cooker, cooker hood, Fired Earth wall tiling, space for large American-style fridge/freezer, tiled floor, large walk-in Pantry, cast iron radiator.
A feature King Henry VIII stained glass panelled door leads to the Cloakroom. Single glazed leaded light windows to side and rear, Victorian pan and hand-basin, coat hooks, tiled floor, cast iron radiator,
Worktop with spaces and plumbing under for washing machine and tumble dryer, butler sink, gas boiler, tiled floor.
Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, and two large mezzanine storage areas, spot lighting, original old pine flooring, leaded light window to front with views across countryside. All four bedrooms and the family bathroom lead from this spacious landing area.
Master Bedroom 17' 2" x 10' 9" ( 5.23m x 3.28m )
Single glazed leaded light windows to side and rear, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, spot lighting, original old pine flooring, cast iron radiators. Door to walk-in wardrobe with double glazed stained glass window to rear, fitted carpet, hanging rails and shelves.
Double glazed stained glass window to rear, single glazed leaded light dormer window to front with fitted window seat beneath, fitted carpet, storage cupboards, cast iron radiator.
Single glazed leaded light window to rear, Oak flooring, cast iron radiator, free-standing bath with mixer taps and shower, large pedestal and hand-basin, WC, bidet, spot lighting, access to loft area.
Bedroom Two 13' 10" x 11' 8" ( 4.22m x 3.56m )
Single glazed window to the front and side, fitted wardrobes, cast iron radiators, fitted carpet.
Bedroom Three 12' 3" x 10' 3" ( 3.73m x 3.12m )
Single glazed window to the side and french doors to the rear leading to one of the courtyards. cast iron radiator, fitted carpet.
Bedroom Four 11' 5" x 8' 9" ( 3.48m x 2.67m )
Single glazed window to the front and side, fitted wardrobe, cast iron radiator, fitted carpet.
Single glazed window to rear, bath, pedestal hand-basin, WC, shower cubicle, Fired Earth wall and floor tiling, wall storage cupboard, access to loft area.
The gated forecourt driveway provides parking for up to four cars and two bay garages. From the forecourt you have access to the beautiful garden which accommodates several terraces and a gazebo that overlooks Ightham church and the surrounding countryside.
Barn Garage & Studio Flat 35' x 26' 10" ( 10.67m x 8.18m )
The gas centrally heated barn, which is currently being used as a workshop and garage roughly 1500 sqft (tbv), is unique in many ways:
Firstly, it has recently been granted planning permission to be converted into a three-bedroomed house (Plans available).
Secondly, as it stands now, it has a large workshop that includes a WC, hand-basin, radiators, electricity, gas, water and a mezzanine storage area reached by a staircase.
Thirdly, incorporated in the barn, are two open-bay garages and one lock-up garage and parking bays .
Lastly, the barn has separate access to a self-contained studio flat 500 sqft(tbv), currently occupied and being rented out, which has a private patio area and parking space for one car. No areas of the flat overlook the house, garden or the forecourt of the garage.
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