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Period farmhouse in Kent for sale

Knockmill is a really attractive and well presented detached Grade II listed property dating back to the 1600s with later additions up to the 1990s, located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Surrounded by farmland and bluebell woods, the house is extremely private and boasts many original features to add to its charm.

Reception rooms including the sitting room face south; the sitting room has two sets of French doors out to the terrace, as well as an open fireplace. The drawing room is located in the oldest part of the house and benefits from exposed timbers and a large inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. An open plan dining room sits off the drawing room, and the study is accessed from there.


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Upstairs two staircases lead to the first floor, from the drawing room and from the landing. The master bedroom has an impressive vaulted ceiling and a bright west-facing window, and there are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside the pretty garden is mostly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees and shrubs. An old ‘dome shaped’ Ice House us located partly underground, and makes a perfect den for children – in addition to this is a bell tower and a large tree house overlooking the garden. The vegetable garden has raised beds, a fruit cage and a greenhouse and there are an additional 1.83 acres as an adjacent plot which are part orchard, woodland and lawn. The barn makes an excellent log store.

Knockmill is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Otford Hills in Kent – Otford Station is just over two miles away with trains direct into London. Sevenoaks is just seven miles for all necessary amenities and there are lots of good schools in the area.

The guide price is £1.2m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01732 744 477 or visit

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