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4 bed detached house for sale

£1,295,000 Guide price

Goudhurst Road, Staplehurst, Kent TN12

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Property features

  • Charming Farmhouse and Converted Barn
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite
  • Three Further Bedrooms
  • Detached Two Bedroom Barn
  • Delightful Gardens and Paddock
  • Cranbrook School Catchment Area

Property description

Enjoying a rural position, set on a country lane between Staplehurst and Cranbrook, this charming Grade II Listed farmhouse which is believed to date from the 17th century, is complimented by a converted barn and office facilities.

Exhibiting many period features, the farmhouse consists of an entrance hall, a drawing room with inglenook fireplace, a sitting room with door to the garden, a triple aspect kitchen/dining room, a utility room and a cloakroom on the ground floor.

On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside the drive leads to the parking for the converted barn which provides an income as a holiday let. Presented in immaculate condition throughout the barn accommodation consists of a vaulted kitchen/sitting room, a double bedroom with ensuite shower room and a double bedroom with a bathroom on the floor above. The barn has its own paved terrace and an area of off road parking.

The drive continues to a two bay open cart lodge and the cowshed which has been converted to provide two offices and a workshop and could subject to the necessary planning permission be developed to create additional accommodation.

The delightful gardens to the front are laid to lawn with flower beds adjoining the path leading to the front door. The gardens to the rear are predominantly laid to lawn interspersed with a variety of mature trees. A paved terrace is ideal for outside entertaining. There is a productive vegetable garden with soft fruit plants. Adjoining the garden there is a field. With the garden and grounds totalling approximately 2.6 acres.

This charming property also benefits from being located within the much sought after Cranbrook School Catchment Area and a short drive from the mainline station.

The property is conveniently situated on the rural outskirts of the Wealden village of Staplehurst with its excellent amenities including post office, bank, supermarket and primary school.

The Town of Cranbrook with its eclectic mix of shops, cafe's, restaurants, boutiques etc., is a short drive. The town is dominated by the stone church known locally as "The Cathedral of the Weald".

The mainline station is a short distance and provides commuter services to Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street (approx 55 minutes).

Together with the local primary school and Cranbrook School, there are a variety of state and public schools available in the area including Dulwich Preparatory School, Sutton Valence, Bethany, Benenden as well as grammar schools in Maidstone and Tonbridge.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £388,163 Sales 320 Current average value £441,752 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £17,358 ▲ 4.09%

What is the current average value of properties in TN12?

The current average value in TN12 in January 2017 is £441,752. This has increased 0.99% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £285,575 and semi-detached properties valued £368,818. In the past year property prices in TN12 have increased 4.09%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for TN12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £642,396 £363 4.1 £536,359
Semi-detached £368,818 £351 3.2 £355,946
Terraced £285,575 £331 2.7 £272,838
Flats £184,535 £290 1.8 £214,270

Current asking prices in TN12

Average: £504,172
Avg. current asking prices in TN12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £246,667
(3)
£306,112
(8)
£367,335
(58)
£618,645
(41)
£801,462
(15)
Flats £169,995
(1)
£204,250
(12)
£210,000
(1)
- -
All £227,499
(4)
£244,995
(20)
£364,668
(59)
£618,645
(41)
£801,462
(15)

Current asking rents in TN12

Average: £1,635 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,842 pcm
(4)
£1,068 pcm
(9)
£1,702 pcm
(3)
£3,483 pcm
(3)
Flats - £899 pcm
(2)
- - -
All - £1,528 pcm
(6)
£1,068 pcm
(9)
£1,702 pcm
(3)
£3,483 pcm
(3)

Fun facts for TN12

Highest value in TN12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Green £1,366,627
Broad Oak £1,112,715
Crittenden Road £998,051
Windmill Hill £996,696
Queen Street £954,918
Highest turnover in TN12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Knowles Walk 54.5%
Bramley Court 52.0%
Webbs Orchard 46.2%
Orchard Road 42.9%
Maidstone Road 41.7%

What Zoopla users think of Staplehurst

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 68% (28 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Staplehurst (2.4 miles)
  • Marden (Kent) (3.0 miles)
  • Headcorn (4.5 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (21.8 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (30.7 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (31.4 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (22.4 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (22.7 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (25.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Colliers Green Church of England Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Staplehurst School (1.8 miles)
  • Sissinghurst Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • Cranbrook School (2.9 miles)
  • Hadlow College (10.7 miles)
  • Mount Camphill Community (10.8 miles)
  • Oakfields Education Unit (1.2 miles)
  • Bethany School (2.1 miles)
  • Angley School - A Sports College (2.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,642 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 129,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,133 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £26/mo (£317/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £51 Electricity £63 Estimated energy cost £114/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Maidstone

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £314 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
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Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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