A GORGEOUS SEMI-DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE HAVING BEEN REFURBISHED IN RECENT YEARS Read more
A GORGEOUS SEMI-DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE HAVING BEEN REFURBISHED IN RECENT YEARS
DESCRIPTION Oozing charm and character this delightful period property, believed to date back to about 1850, was fully refurbished a few years ago and now offers spacious and well-appointed family living accommodation. Care has been taken to retain a lot of the original character and features integrated with modern day living requirements. The 200ft (not measured) gardens also provide a big feature to the property being nicely secluded.
The property is set on the outskirts of the popular Wealden village of Staplehurst with its range of local amenities including post office, supermarket, primary school and mainline station providing commuter services to London Charing Cross, Waterloo, London Bridge and Cannon Street (approximately 55 minutes). The County town of Maidstone is approximately 9 miles away providing a wider range of both shopping and leisure facilities. The property falls within the Cranbrook School catchment area.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises: -
ENTRANCEPORCH Quarried tiled flooring. Front door opening through to:
ENTRANCEHALL Wood stripped flooring. Useful range of fitted understairs cupboards with top surfaces.
SITTINGROOM 15'0" into bay x 11'08". Double glazed bay window to front. Radiator. Wood stripped flooring. Feature brick open fireplace with wood burning stove. Three uplighters. Fitted shelving to either side of the fireplace.
OPENPLANKITCHEN/DININGROOMAREA17'08" x 15'0" overall. Window to side. Double glazed window to rear. Double glazed patio doors opening to rear garden. Italian tiled flooring.
KitchenArea: Fitted out with a range of base cream units under fitted marble worktops. Further area of units incorporating ceramic twin bowl sink with mixer tap. Integral Leisure Cookmaster gas/electric range. Tiled splashbacks. Integrated dishwasher.
Dining/DayRoomArea: Traditional style radiator. Access off to:
REARLOBBY Double glazed window to side. Door opening to courtyard area. Wood stripped flooring.
CLOAKROOM Quarried tiled floor. WC. Hand wash basin. Tiled splashbacks.
UTILITYROOM8'04" x 7'07". Double aspect. A feature of which is the original traditional butlers sink with original brass taps. Cupboard housing gas fired boiler serving domestic hot water and heating. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Quarry tiled flooring.
STAIRCASE Leading to:
FIRSTFLOORLANDINGAREA Leading through to:
BEDROOMONE 13'08" into bay x 11'02". Double glazed window to front. Useful shelved cupboard. Wood stripped flooring.
BATHROOMSUITE Double glazed window to rear. Bath with hand shower attachments. Further independent shower cubicle with fitted shower. Hand wash basin. WC. Large and useful double airing cupboard. Radiator. Tiled splashbacks.
BEDROOMTWO11'05" x 10'5". Window to rear. Fitted carpeting. Radiator.
STAIRCASE Fitted carpeting. Leading to:
MASTERBEDROOM20'06" maximum x 18'0". Twin Velux windows. Double glazed window to side. Two radiators. Fitted carpeting. Good sized walk-in clothes hanging area which could ideally be converted to an ensuite, subject to planning.
OUTSIDE The cottage still retains an old, styled garden feel to it with gravelled car parking space for at least two cars with established shrubs and bushes. Side access through gate leading to paved courtyard area with shrubs. The garden extends to approximately 200ft (not measured) providing an area of lawn and established old world rose garden area with herbaceous borders. Extending again through to a further area of lawn and shrubs. Finally leading onto a vegetable garden area. Garden shed and greenhouse. Note: there are quite a few examples of Quince apple and fig trees forming a feature of the garden.
COUNCILTAX Maidstone Borough Council Tax Band E
ENERGYPERFORMANCECERTIFICATE EPC Rating: E
MONEYLAUNDERINGREGULATIONS Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
These details have been prepared to comply with the 1991 Property Misdescriptions Act. Great care has been taken to be as accurate as is realistic. Please note that it should not be assumed that any fixtures or fittings are automatically included within the sale of this property. None of the services, fittings or appliances within the property have been tested by the Agent and, therefore, prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves that any of the aforesaid mentioned in the Sales Particulars are in working order. All measurements are approximate, and these details are intended for guidance only and cannot be incorporated in any contract.