Lot 1 – Stansted Lodge Farmhouse, Tumblefield Road, Stansted, Sevenoaks


The farmhouse at Stansted Lodge Farm comprises a detached Colt house originally built in 1962 and subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. The house is predominantly of timber frame construction clad with cedar wood shingle boarding with an addition to the southern elevation in brick all under a cedar wood shingle roof.

There have been a couple of extensions over time, the most notable in 1980. A schedule of accommodation is as follows: - The front door opens to Entrance Hall with door to Storage Cupboard, Sitting Room, Family Room, Study, Downstairs Cloak Room with WC and wash hand basin. Further doors lead off the Sitting Room to the Conservatory extension with doors to the Rear Garden with views west across the Downs. There is a further door to the Dining Room (double aspect) with a door through to the Kitchen with fitted units, electric NEFF hob and oven with stainless steel sink and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is a walk in Larder and a further door through to a Utility Room extension with door to the Rear Garden along with fitted storage carboards, stainless steel sink and Worcester Boiler with further plumbing for washing machine if required. Stairs lead from the ground floor Entrance Hall to the First Floor Landing with doors to Bedroom 1 (single), Bedroom 2 (double) with fitted wardrobes, Bathroom with shower, WC and wash hand basin, Bedroom 3 (double) with fitted wardrobes, Bedroom 4 (double) with fitted wardrobes, Bedroom 5 (single) with fitted wardrobes, Airing Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater and the second Bathroom with bath, WC and wash hand basin. The house is in need of modernisation and updating throughout to bring it to modern living standards.

To the outside, there is an oak framed open fronted double Garage with lockable Garden Store to the front of the farmhouse along with lawned and bedded gardens to the front, sides and rear with a gravel driveway and off road parking for several vehicles. Directly adjacent to the main access to the farmhouse is a single Garage of county brick construction under a pitched corrugated fibre cement roof with an up and over door.

The agricultural land included with this lot is situated to the south and west of the house. This extends to approximately 30 acres and is predominantly grass for grazing with a small parcel of woodland extending to 3.13 acres directly west of the Farmhouse. The land is classified as Grade III on the Agricultural Land Classification Plan for England and Wales with soil types of the Andover, Upton and Coombe Soil Series comprising chalky silty soils predominantly shallow over chalk or in chalky head with relatively free draining characteristics. Part of the land mainly to the south is slightly flinty over silty soils. This soil type is typically associated with this area of the North Downs and is used for a variety of different farming businesses including arable, dairy and livestock.

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2115 square feet

30.63 acres

5 bedrooms

A five bedroom detached farmhouse with outbuildings and land extending to approximately 30 acres

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