SITUATION: Lindridge Oast occupies a convenient location just of the A21, 2.3 miles north of the village of Lamberhurst. The property is approximately 6 miles from both the towns of Tunbridge Wells and Paddock Wood, both lively hubs of shopping, commerce and recreation. They have wide ranges of local and high street shops and supermarkets as well as local businesses. Paddock Wood has a mainline railway connection with regular services to London Bridge, Canon Street and London Charing Cross as well as Ashford International. The A21 has convenient onward connections to the M25 and M26 motorways linking through to the national motorway network. There is a wide choice of local schools within the public and private sector including the Grammar Schools at Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. DESCRIPTION:Lindridge Oast is approached over a shared driveway with an adjacent barn which has Planning Consent for residential conversion. Standing in an elevated position with stunning views across its own land and adjacent countryside, it offers comfortable family accommodation comprising:- Ground Floor: Rear porch into Kitchen with full range of high and low units and built in cupboards. Master range style cooker. Extensive work surfaces including an inset butler sink. Hallway including a Study area. Cloakroom/WC off leads through to the Sitting Room with a wealth of exposed timbers, feature brick fireplace with woodburner, French doors leading to side garden. The room opens through to a Dining Room. Stairs lead to:- First Floor: Landing leading off to the Master Bedroom with en-suite Shower/WC. Further 2 Bedrooms which benefit from built in wardrobes, together with a Family Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Second staircase leads to a suite of 2 further attic rooms. The property is double glazed (with some triple glazing) throughout. SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and private drainage are connected. OUTSIDE: The oast stands in an open yard with formal gardens adjoining an all weather ménage. EQUINE AND AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS AND LAND: Approached over the shared drive with the oast house, there is a small stableyard including a block of 6 timber Stables with corrugated iron roof with attached workshop. Water and electricity are connected. Beyond the stables is a detached agricultural building (13.5m x 6.3m) of timber framed construction with boarded and Yorkshire boarded elevations under a pitched box profile steel roof. Electricity is connected. The whole site extends in all to some 16.76 acres which broadly comprises some 13 acres of pasture, the balance being attractive mixed broadleaf woodland, shaws and ponds. FOOTPATHS: A footpath passes over the farmland from a position north-west of the Oast. A plan is available on request.
SINGLE FARM PAYMENTS: The Single Farm Payments relative to the land area being sold will be included within the sale.
PLANNING: The oasthouse is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Planning Restriction restricting its occupation to a person or persons whose sole or main occupation is or was last in agriculture or forestry in the locality including the widow or widower or any resident dependent of such person. A copy of the original planning agreement dated 11th April 2008 is available on request . The farm is located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
DIRECTIONS: The postcode for the property is TN3 8AN. From the Tunbridge Wells intersection on the A21, head south towards Hastings. Continue over two roundabouts and the property will be found after 1.8 miles on the right hand side. If you reach Cuckoo Lane on the left, you have gone too far.
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents, Lambert and Foster via their Paddock Wood office on 01892 823325