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Property Flirt

Take a peek inside this architectural abode boasting Chelsea Flower Show garden gorgeousness. But can you guess how much for this slice of serious dream home?

Let me step out of the way to a safe distance before I utter these next words. Tucked away yet in a central town location. Architect-designed home, Chelsea Flower Show award winner-designed garden. Oh and within the Cranbrook School catchment area. Just as I feared… Stampeeeede!

Yes, amble up the gravel driveway and through the double entry gates with parking galore and step through the front door of aptly named, The Garden House.

Choose to explore the open plan Reception room, TV room or Family/additional living room before entering the kitchen, which is, like the rest of this house, built on a curve in order to take in the full view of the garden, drawing the outside in through full height windows.

Designed by Roderick James and built in 2003, this property was very much ahead of its time for modern technology and design and displays stunning architecture at every curvy turn.

The oak frame is visible throughout and the house sits under a stainless steel and slate tiled roof. There’s also under floor heating throughout the open-plan property. Go on, let’s have a little lecherous ogle…

Salivating, much? Once you’ve recovered from all that curvy gorgeousness check out this circular master bedroom suite with bespoke curved built-in wardrobes and shelving (pictured above) – plus en-suite including walk-in shower and twin wash basins, (below).

There are two further double bedrooms with windows overlooking the garden.

Surrounded by a myriad of mature traditional and contemporary planting, trees and lawn The Garden House was expertly designed by the well-renowned Chelsea Flower Show award-winner Andy Sturgeon.

The grounds (all beautifully landscaped 0.7 acres of  them) provide the perfect setting for this exceptional property and the property in turn provides the perfect space from which to view the garden. Some sophisticated symbiosis going on here (Kevin McCloud eat your heart out)!

What’s more The Garden House sits within a few minutes’ walk of Cranbrook High Street. This historic market town enjoys a good selection of indie shops, doctors, dentists, cafés and pubs, like The George Hotel.

There are excellent schools in the area catering for both primary and secondary education in the state and private sectors including Cranbrook Primary School, Dulwich Prep School, Saint Ronan’s and Marlborough House School at Hawkhurst. 

The much sought after Cranbrook Grammar School is within walking distance (we’re talking premium location here people, just in case you haven’t yet got the message!)

But how much for this slice of serious dream home, I hear you cry! Get a figure in mind then clickety-click here to see how close you got!

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1 comment on “Property Flirt”

  • Nicky Thomas-Davies October 4, 2019

    I saw this house/garden on Cranbrook open garden day. It’s even more breathtaking in person!


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