"Blackwall Barn" offers a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase the best of both Worlds. On the one hand, it offers peace and tranquillity away from the stresses of life, in a tucked away setting with stunning rural countryside views you will struggle to beat, and on the other, it is less than a mile from good local amenities and just a short drive from the picturesque villages of Peasmarsh and Wittersham and the historic Cinque Port towns of Tenterden and Rye. Not only this, but in addition to the beautifully converted unlisted barn, the property also boasts a wonderful 1 bedroom annexe, open garaging, plentiful parking and just under 3 acres of land, all of which offer enormous scope for flexibility of use and possible commercial potential, subject of course, to the necessary permissions. Anyone who is lucky enough to live here can enjoy a superb lifestyle with charmed surroundings in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to amenities, and for that reason, viewing is highly recommended.
Blackwall Barn" is being a rural oasis with captivating
countryside views that was a former lambing barn being converted by the
current owners circa 1989. This beautiful 4 double bedroom unlisted
detached period barn benefits from a separate converted 1 bedroom
annexe, self-contained home office, open garaging and gardens /
pastureland extending to just under 3 acres (unmeasured).
As you approach the house along the private drive, you are struck by its
wonderfully secluded position offering both privacy and solitude, and yet
is still within a short drive of the pretty villages of Wittersham and
Peasmarsh. It could certainly provide for a variety of lifestyles and would
be ideal for buyers looking to enjoy the "good life".
In addition, the position of this property in a highly desirable tourist area
could make it an attractive and viable proposition for anyone thinking of
starting a holiday let business or even a glamping business, again subject
to the necessary permissions.
The main house, which was converted in the early 1990's, benefits from very well-presented well proportioned rooms, the majority of which have views of the garden and stunning countryside beyond.
Sunny days are glorious here, with doors and windows thrown open to
make the most of the idyllic surroundings, while cold winter days are
equally as magical too, cosied up in front of the lovely wood burner in the
On the GROUND FLOOR, a door at the front of the house opens into the
spacious kitchen / breakfast room where lovely English oak units and an
oak floor (that runs throughout the house) give it a warm, welcoming
country feel. A useful utility room is handily positioned next to this.
Steps from the kitchen lead you past a good size study which would work
equally well as a downstairs bedroom, to the entrance / dining hall, which
forms the centre of the house. Full height windows and french doors at
both ends of this lovely space give uninterrupted far views which would
wow any dinner guest. Just off the hall is a useful shower room which not only provides a downstairs w.c, but also serves as a bathroom facility for the downstairs bedroom if required. The inviting sitting room with its brick fireplace and wood burner, completes the accommodation on this floor.
Stairs from the ground floor lead to a part vaulted GALLERIED LANDING
from where all the rooms on this floor are accessed. The accommodation
on this floor comprises three beautiful and characterful double bedrooms
and a modern, traditional style family bathroom.
ANNEXE & HOME OFFICE
There are two separate self-contained buildings close to the house. The first is a stylishly converted 1 bedroom annexe with open plan living area, bedroom and shower room which currently houses a family member but could work equally well as guest accommodation or as a possible income generator in the form of a holiday let or Air B and B establishment. The second is a purpose built home office which would be perfect for
anyone or any couple wishing to base their work / business from home.
Approached over an existing driveway owned by the property, at the end of which is a gate that leads you through to a parking and turning area in front of the open cart lodge style double garage. The main house is positioned centrally in the garden and is not overlooked by any neighbouring properties. The garden itself, which has a large man made pond, has a very natural feel which reflects the natural beauty all around while taking nothing away from it. uninterrupted views towards Wittersham and the Isle of Oxney. Beyond the garden is a paddock which has in the past housed pet sheep, but could now serve a variety of different use and garden outbuildings including an animal shelter. Anyone looking for a commercial opportunity could certainly consider a glamping business or even a small vineyard. One thing's for sure: children, grandchildren, pets and adults alike will appreciate the freedom that this rural idyll offers.