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The steep, pyramid-shaped roofs and curvaceous roundels of oast houses are a traditional part of the landscape in the south of England particularly in the counties of Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex. Converting what is in effect a giant chimney throws up all sorts of challenges but if successfully dealt with, can result in a special and unique property.

An oast house conversion in Kent
2nd April 2012
oasthouse for sale
Prior Oast House, Denne Manor Ln, Shottenden, Canterbury, CT4 8JH
Offers in the region of £1,250,000
Canterbury Converted Oasthouse For Sale
Converted in 2004 to a very high specification, this seven bedroom double kiln oast house is set in 2.5 acres of land with fenced gardens, a paddock with road access, a 32 ' x 16' heated outside swimming pool, summer house with WC, changing room and store room. For the car enthusiast there's garaging for five cars, with a one bedroom annexe above. The property is ideally located between Canterbury and Ashford and is set in an elevated position with far reaching views across the Downs. A dream property for a discerning buyer. more

A property you can (b)oast about
28th March 2011
oasthouse for sale
Cadborough Oast, Udimore Road, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 6AA
Price £795,000
Rye Converted Oasthouse For Sale
Oast houses were used to dry hops (used for brewing) and are a traditional part of the landscape in the south of England particularly in the counties of Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex. This five bedroom oast house conversion dates back to the early 18th Century and has a single circular roundel. It boasts many original features including a working cowl, exposed brick walls, beams and timbers, timber flooring, pine latch doors and stunning rafters into vaulted ceilings. The property enjoys far-reaching views towards the sea and the picturesque Cinque Port town of Rye in East Sussex. more


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