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Listed family house in Kent

Old Bullingstone is a Grade II listed timber-framed family house believed to date back to the early 1400s. A range of period features remain, despite regular renovations to the property, including an inglenook fireplace with original bread oven, exposed timbers, leaded light windows and a part-thatch period barn.

The double aspect drawing room is extremely charming and the large kitchen/breakfast room has lots of storage and access to the rear gardens. Upstairs the first floor has the master bedroom, with its vaulted ceiling and feature fireplace, family bathroom and two further bedrooms; the second floor has bedroom four and its en-suite bathroom.

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Outside the detached barn has a games room with a stone floor and exposed timbers, and an entertaining room, with a playroom/bedroom on the first floor.

The front garden is laid mainly to lawn, as are the formal gardens to the side of the house. A York stone paved terrace lies to the rear of the property while the gardens sweep down towards pastureland with mature trees and a stream. The woodland includes sweet chestnut and hazel coppices, with oak, ash and poplar trees. The grounds come to just under 14 acres.

Old Bullingstone is located on the edge of the popular village of Speldhurst which has a village shop, a church and a pub. Penshurst is two miles, and Tonbridge 4.5 miles.

The guide price is £1.1m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01892 515 035 or visit

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