8 Bedroom, House | Church Farm Lane, Chalvington

Chalvington Rectory sits within idyllic gardens and park like grounds.

The generously proportioned accommodation retains much of its early gothic style character with 2 of the 3 principal reception rooms and the large farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room commanding fine views over the gardens. Period features include fine fireplaces and elegant window shutters in some of the principal reception rooms. In addition to generous family accommodation there is an attached 2 room annexe with kitchen and shower room. A large picturesque outbuilding provides garaging and potential for further accommodation subject to any consents required.

Key Features

  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Receptions

Property Description

  • Spacious Reception Hallwith concealed radiator, deep storage cupboard and Inner Hall with radiator and access to a small cellar.
  • Cloakroomwith wash basin, low level wc, radiator.
  • Sitting Room: 6.22m x 5.18m (20'5" x 17')approximate maximum measurements to include the depth of the window bay which commands a delightful garden aspect, handsome period fire surround with open hearth, radiator, shuttered windows with casement doors to the garden.
  • Second Reception Room: 4.88m x 4.67m (16'0" x 15'4")into the window bay with window shutters, period fire surround with log burning stove on marble hearth, radiator and glazed double doors give access to the
  • Double Glazed Conservatory: 5.90m x 3.70m (19'4" x 12'2")commanding a lovely garden aspect, tiled floor and a pair of casement doors give access to the terrace and the gardens.
  • Dining Room: 5.40m x 4.22m (17'9" x 13'10")with a handsome period marble fire surround with a log burning stove, shelved recess, radiator and pair of shuttered windows.
  • Spacious Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 6.35m x 4.06m (20'10" x 13'4")with garden aspect and equipped with range of polished granite working surfaces with drawers and cupboards below and range of wall cabinets over, inset double bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated appliances include the 4 oven Aga with 3 hobs, Bosch electric oven with 4 ring Indesit electric hob, plumbing for dishwashing machine, mellowed brick tiled flooring, radiator and American style refrigerator, casement doors give access to the terrace.
  • Large Utility/Cloakroom: 4.27m x 3.48m (14'0" x 11'5")with garden aspect, range of solid beech working surfaces with deep butler's china sink with mixer tap, range of drawers and cupboards below, plumbing for washing machine with storage cupboard, mellowed brick floor, shelved pantry, window and door to the Enclosed Courtyard.
  • -The handsome staircase rises from the reception hall to the large Landing which also gives access from the secondary staircase which rises from the inner hall, radiator.
  • Master Bedroom Suite comprising Bedroom 1: 4.20m x 4.06m (13'9" x 13'4")with a delightful double aspect over the gardens, period marble fire surround, radiator and door to
  • spacious en suite Bathroom/Dressing Room: 4.06m x 3.48m (13'4" x 11'5")with white suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash basin and Victorian style marble surround, low level wc, heated towel rail, radiator, shelved storage cupboard and garden aspect.
  • Bedroom 3: 4.57m x 4.32m (15' x 14'2")approximately with double aspect, handsome gothic style period fire surround, 2 radiators.
  • Bedroom 4: 4.27m x 3.30m (14'0" x 10'10")with handsome gothic style fireplace, radiator, garden aspect.
  • Spacious Second Bathroom/Dressing Room: 4.01m x 2.84m (13'2" x 9'4")with large panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, wash basin with low level wc, heated towel rail, large floor to ceiling, built in linen storage cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder, garden aspect.
  • Bedroom 2: 5.49m x 4.27m (18'0" x 14'0")with period fire surround, wash basin in cabinet, radiator.
  • Spacious Shower Room: 3.96m x 2.64m (13' x 8'8")with large shower unit with over head shower, wash basin with cabinet below, low level wc, radiator, window.
  • -The gothic style secondary staircase continues from the landing to the Second Floor.
  • Bedroom 5: 3.66m x 3.25m (12'0" x 10'8")with period fire surround.
  • Bedroom 6: 3.86m x 2.87m (12'8" x 9'5")into the window recess, period fire surround, access to storage space.
  • Shower Roomwith shower unit with wall mounted shower fittings, low level wc, wash basin, window.
  • Bedroom 7: 4.27m x 2.90m (14'0" x 9'6")with wash basin in recess.
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  • Attached Annexewith front door from the inner courtyard which is accessed from the entrance drive.
  • Living Room: 5.23m x 2.87m (17'2" x 9'5")with a triple aspect with the kitchen end of the room equipped with inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and work tops with cupboards below, electric oven with 4 ring ceran hob, space for refrigerator, radiator and door to
  • Shower Roomwith shower unit, wall mounted fittings, wash basin with low level wc, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
  • -The staircase rises into the bedroom
  • Bedroom: 4.34m x 2.97m (14'3" x 9'9")excluding the depth of the eaves recess, radiator, triple aspect and access to loft above.
  • OutsideThe extensively lawned gardens and grounds provide a fine rural setting for the property. Flanking the house on mainly the south, east and west elevations the gardens extend to a depth of around 200' with a width of about 180'. Mainly lawned for ease of maintenance the gardens feature a variety of mixed and mature trees which includes specimen oaks, chestnut and yew. A wide paved terrace flanks the rear elevation and commands a glorious aspect over the gardens toward the nearby small and picturesque lake. There is an informal arrangement with the owner of the lake to maintain and use the area of paddock between the lake and the gardens of The Old Rectory.
  • Garage and Integral Outbuildings comprise:-
  • Double Garage: 4.57m x 4.47m (15' x 14'8")with double doors, power and light points.
  • Large Workshop: 5.49m x 4.57m (18'0" x 15')with power and light points and old chimney breast and door to
  • Garden Store: 4.47m x 2.13m (14'8" x 7')
  • Tractor Shed: 4.47m x 4.42m (14'8" x 14'6")with double doors, power and light points. Gardeners w.c.
  • -The gated in and out entrance drive and the large forecourt at the front of the house provides very generous off road car parking space for a large number of vehicles.
We have not carried out a structural survey nor checked boundaries or tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and cannot guarantee that they are in working order or fit for their purpose. All photographs, measurements, floor plans and distances referred to are given as an approximate guide only and should not be relied upon. Measurements indicate the approximate maximum dimensions of any room and can include window bays, wardrobe cupboards and recesses. We have not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property and we give no warranty in respect of covenant, lease details or outgoings.