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9 acres, Horns Hill, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, TN18, Kent
For Sale - OIRO £3,250,000

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  • Beautifully presented country house
  • Elegant south-facing reception rooms of excellent proportions
  • Home cinema, gym
  • Heated swimming pool, tennis court
  • Detached coach house with holiday let
  • Easy reach of commuter mainline station

An outstanding period country house enjoying park-like grounds and wonderful southerly views.

Location

Ashfield Park is situated on the outskirts of the historic village of Hawkhurst, with beautiful surrounding areas and a fascinating history, once home to the notorious Hawkhurst Gang of ruthless 18th Century smugglers. Today there are two distinct areas; The Moor with its ancient Parish Church and village green and Highgate with its village shops situated along the nearly 200 year old Colonnade. There is a digital Kino cinema, Waitrose and Tescos supermarkets, tennis, squash and golf clubs, fishing facilities together with a variety of local pubs and restaurants.

• Local & Comprehensive shopping: can be found in Cranbrook with more extensive shopping in Tenterden, Rye, Tunbridge Wells and the historic towns of Battle and Hastings.

• Education: Ashfield Park is in the renowned Cranbrook school catchment area (2019). A further selection of excellent educational opportunities can be found locally at both primary and secondary levels, in the private and state sectors. These include Saint Ronans, Marlborough House and Dulwich preparatory schools, Hawkhurst and Sandhurst primary schools, the Weald of Kent Academy, Benenden school for Girls and Homewood school in Tenterden. Further afield there are schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Eastbourne.

• Leisure facilities: Good sports and leisure opportunities can be found in Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells with the coast about 20 miles to the south. Bewl Water reservoir offers a wide range of activities including sailing, rowing, and walking, excellent local walks, cycling and riding can be found in Hemsted forest and Bedgebury Pinetum.

• Mainline rail services: rail links into London are found at Etchingham and Staplehurst. These connect into London Bridge, Waterloo east, Cannon Street and Charing Cross.

Description

Ashfield Park is an outstanding country house, set in an elevated position with wonderful far-reaching southerly vistas over sweeping park-like grounds. This elegant family home dates predominantly from the Georgian period with later Victorian additions and externally boasts elevations of painted brick render under slate tiled roofs, whilst internally featuring beautifully presented and well considered accommodation, amounting to in excess of 8,832 sq ft which includes an excellent basement with home cinema and gym.

To the north-west of the main house lies the former coach house which has been divided and currently provides ancillary accommodation to the main house and a versatile two bedroom holiday let.

Square Footage: 8832 sq ft
Acreage: 9 Acres

Directions

From the Cranbrook office travel along the A229 to Hawkhurst for approximately 4 miles. At the traffic lights proceed straight over and up the hill to The Moor, continue along this road for about 0.3 of a mile and on reaching a sharp left hand bend bear right into a private unadopted lane where the wrought iron electric gates to Ashfield Park will be found immediately on the left hand side.

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