Five bedroom barn conversion in Southfleet, North Kent
A Grade II Listed Kentish barn with an abundance of character including vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and exposed brick. This luxury five bedroom property has spacious and flexible accommodation and is located in the rural village of Southfleet, North Kent, with excellent transport links nearby
Isfield, Southfleet, Dartford, Kent
Guide price £875,000 to £925,000
"Isfield" is a beautiful Grade II listed Kentish Barn located in the rural village of Southfleet, North Kent.
The 4,000 sq ft of accommodation offers flexible living space and centres around an impressive 25' high vaulted living area with a statement wood burner fireplace, exposed beams and a galleried mezzanine floor providing additional living area that overlooks it.
There is an oak fitted kitchen / breakfast room, a separate utility, generous dining room and study.
There are five bedrooms in total, including two en-suite king-size rooms, and, on the ground floor a king-size and generous single room with access to a large family shower room which could be easily configured to become a self contained space for an elderly relative or teenager.
The rural aspect private gardens are to the front of the property and divided into two separate lawn areas with attractive flower and hedge borders overlooking fields. There are two large extra-length double garages in a converted rural outbuilding, one with a large mezzanine floor ideal for storage and the property offers off-road parking via a shingle driveway for up to four cars. The property is set back from the road, adjacent to a farm.
Southfleet has excellent transportation links. The A2/M2 and M20/M26 are within easy reach, so too are Longfield and Meopham mainline rail stations (both 2 miles) with services to London-Victoria (30 mins) and Ebbsfleet International's high-speed rail via Stratford International (12 mins) to London-St Pancreas (18 mins).
It is also equidistant to Gatwick and Stansted airports (both 45 mins).
There is an excellent local bus service to nearby Gravesend and New Ash Green; and easy changes to the larger bus-hub at Bluewater Retail Centre (4 miles).
Southfleet has a primary school within the village (Ofsted rated 'good') and ‘outstanding' secondary schools are within easy reach, including grammar schools at nearby Gravesend (2 miles) and Dartford (3 miles).
Local shops including Waitrose, chemists, butcher, bakery, hardware stores, vet and GP surgery are found at nearby Longfield. Designer shopping and cinema facilities are, of course, available at Bluewater, Greenhithe (6 mins).
Accommodation with approximate dimensions
• Entrance hallway
Radiator. Cloaks cupboard.
• Living area (31'1" x 18'9" / 9.47m x 5.72m)
Vaulted to a height of 25'. Double height, double-glazed window to front and door out onto patio area. Central wood burning stove set in exposed brick chimney breast. Stairs to first floor galleried mezzanine floor. Four radiators. Original beamed walls and ceiling. Fitted carpet.
Accessible from the living room are: the dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room. Also, via a glass panelled door, the hallway to ground floor bedrooms and family shower room.
• Dining room (19'7" x 12' / 5.97m x 3.66m)
Partially vaulted ceiling with two Velux style skylight windows with fitted blinds. Two radiators. Wall light points. Fitted carpet.
• Study (11'9" x 10'7" / 3.58m x 3.23m)
Double-glazed door to front out onto the patio. Radiator. Inset down-lights to ceiling. Fitted carpet.
• Kitchen / breakfast room (24' x 11'4" / 7.32m x 3.45m)
Double-glazed window to rear. Radiator. The kitchen is fitted with oak wall and base units with granite work surfaces over. Inset stainless steel one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and inset stainless steel drainer. Inset five ring gas burner hob with stainless steel splash-back and matching extractor hood over. Built-in double oven. Fridge and freezer in matching units. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher. Breakfast bar. Corner display shelving and glass display cabinets. Inset down-lights to ceiling. Localised tiling. Limestone tiled floor. Exposed original timbers.
• Utility room (7'6" x 6'7" / 2.29m x 2.01m)
Accessible from the kitchen/breakfast room it has oak wall and base units with matching granite work surfaces over. Inset stainless steel one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Localised tiling. Plumbing and space for a washing machine and further appliance. Radiator. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Extractor fan.
• Bedroom three (11'11" x 11' / 3.63m x 3.35m)
Dual aspect double-glazed windows to side and rear. Built-in fitted double wardrobe cupboard. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
• Bedroom four (12' x 8' / 3.66m x 2.44m)
Double-glazed door to front. Radiator. Fitted double wardrobe cupboard. Fitted carpet.
• Family Shower Room (8' x 5'8" / 2.44m x 1.73m)
Double-glazed window to side. Vertical chrome towel radiator. Wash hand basin. Localised tiling. Close coupled WC. Double-width shower enclosure. Extractor. Inset down-lights to ceiling. Travertine tiled floor.
• Galleried mezzanine (31' x 12'8" / 9.45m x 3.86m)
Open-plan level used as a second living area. The landing over-looks the ground floor living area. Velux windows to rear. Two radiators. Eaves storage cupboards. Exposed timbers fitted carpet. Stairs to bedroom five.
• Master bedroom (17'1" x 12'3" / 5.21m x 3.73m)
Velux window to front and double-glazed window to side. Radiator. Exposed timbers. Wall light points. Fitted carpet. Rural view.
• Master en-suite (12'1" x 8'8" / 3.68m x 2.64m)
Suite comprising: Free-standing bath, double-width shower enclosure, traditional style pedestal wash hand basin and matching close coupled WC. Localised tiling. Shaver point. Extractor fan. Antique style towel radiator. Eaves storage cupboard. Exposed timbers. Wood effect flooring.
• Bedroom two (16'10" x 11'9" / 5.13m x 3.58m)
Velux window to front. Built-in/walk-in double wardrobe cupboard. Radiator. Exposed timbers. Fitted carpet. Rural view.
• Bedroom two en-suite (8' x 7'2" / 2.44m x 2.18m)
Suite comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Radiator. Localised tiling. Wood effect flooring. Inset down-lights to ceiling. Extractor fan.
• Bedroom five (8'5" x 11'9" / 2.57m x 3.58m)
Pitched ceilings to front and rear elevations with measurements taken at approximately 3'0 high. Velux window to front. Exposed timbers. Electric heater. Fitted carpet.
The large private garden located at the front of the property and has a patio, two large lawns each with flower, shrub and hedge borders.
There is a shared shingle driveway leading to Isfield that provides allocated off-road parking adjacent to the garages.
The property borders rural fields, and grazing horses.
Two double garages (20' x 14'6 / 6.10m x 4.42m) with two up and over doors, mezzanine floor in one garage. Light and power.