A significantly extended four bedroom semi-detached character cottage providing approx. 1,657sqft of accommodation complemented by extensive gardens with a total plot size of approx. 1.9 of an acre including a separate paddock. Occupying a favoured semi rural location with views over fields and within the Cranbrook School catchment area.
Tunbridge Wells approx. 12 miles distance | Marden Mainline Railway Station approx. 4 miles distance
The Property: Little Bakers Farm Cottage is a significantly extended former pair of farm workers cottages with origins understood to date back to circa 1850, with the extension understood to have been added in the 1990s. The property presents mixed elevations of brick, dark stained weatherboarding and tile hanging set with replacement UPVC double glazed windows, beneath a pitched and hipped tiled roof. The well proportioned accommodation is arranged over two floors with features including the open plan kitchen/dining/family room with wood burning stove, base level cupboards and drawers, timber worksurfaces, integrated fridge and dishwasher, Belling twin electric oven and grill with five burner LPG hob, fitted crockery cupboard, oak veneered floor, triple aspect incorporating double doors leading out onto decked veranda enjoying fine views out across the garden and countryside beyond. The sitting room has a feature brick fireplace housing wood burning stove with double aspect incorporating double doors leading out to the garden. The cloaks/utility room has space for a shower.
Four double bedrooms are arranged over the first floor incorporating a master bedroom with double aspect enjoying fine views out across the garden and neighbouring fields. An en-suite shower room is fitted with a modern white suite. Bedroom two also enjoys a double aspect with character cast iron fireplace. Bedroom four enjoys views out across the garden and fields beyond. A family bathroom is also fitted with a modern white suite with integrated shower over the bath, tiled floor, part tiling to walls and views out across the garden.
Gardens & Grounds: Little Bakers Farm Cottage is approached over a private farm track leading onto a detached single concrete section garage fitted with power and light. The gardens are a fine feature arranged over several levels, laid to lawn with trees including Oak and fruit, fitted childrens climbing frame with swing and slide and a picket gate keeping this area separate from the main garden. A stream runs along the bottom of the garden with a gate and bridge onto a triangular piece of land with some sheds in various states of disrepair of concrete section, timber and corrugated tin construction. Continue on further down the track to a detached paddock extending to approximately 1.4 acres with agricultural access only.
Directions: From the Wisley Pound roundabout on the outskirts of Cranbrook follow the A262 in the direction of Goudhurst/Tunbridge Wells. On entering the village turn right into Chequers Lane, just before The Goudhurst Inn, continue on taking the second right hand turning into Ladham Lane. Little Bakers Farm Cottage will be found after approximately 1 mile on the left hand side. If you reach Bakers Farm Oast you have travelled too far.
Services: Mains electricity and water. Shared private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Local authority: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Council tax: Band D
Viewings: By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888
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