An individual detached character village residence providing four/five bedroom three reception room family accommodation complemented by neatly tended and ‘landscaped’ gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.95 of an acre enjoying distant countryside views situated on the periphery of this most picturesque of Wealden villages. Cranbrook School catchment area.
Distances: Cranbrook approx. 4 miles Marden Mainline Railway Station approx. 6 miles Tunbridge Wells approx. 11 miles
The Property: An individual detached character village residence understood to have been the former stables to neighbouring Jetwells and significantly extended in the 1980s, presenting mixed elevations of brick, weatherboarding and exposed timbers with plaster infilling, set with a mixture of timber framed single and double glazed leaded light effect, part secondary glazed windows, beneath pitched and hipped tiled roofs. The flexible accommodation is arranged over two floors served by two separate staircases. Features include the drawing room with brick fireplace housing woodburning stove, beamed ceiling and double aspect with pleasant outlook across garden. The library has bespoke fitted book shelving to two walls.
The master bedroom, positioned at this end of the property, has built in wardrobes, vanity unit with ‘his and hers’ wash hand basins, beamed ceiling and pleasant outlook across garden. The bathroom serving this bedroom is fitted with a classic white suite. Bedroom two is positioned on the first floor above with part vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and timbers, served by a separate bathroom with white suite, part vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and timbers.
The significant extension is arranged over two floors and includes the dining room with aspect to front and study/bedroom five. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted and includes a twin oven oil fired Aga, useful larder style cupboard, aspect to rear including glazed doors to garden enjoying distant views out across the Weald. Stairs to the second first floor landing provide access to bedrooms three and four, inter-connecting rooms both set partially beneath eaves with access to the bathroom via bedroom three.
Gardens and Grounds: Double five bar gates open on to gravel drive. The gardens and grounds are a fine feature, laid to lawn, punctuated with established hedging and trees, rose beds, box hedging, ornamental garden with water feature, timber garden implement store/workshop 10.80m x 7.25m, fitted with two pairs of double doors and stable door. Victorian greenhouse 11m x 4m of brick and timber construction and in poor state of repair.
The whole adjoins fields to the rear and enjoys distant views out across the Weald.
Agent’s note: The seller is retaining the adjoining paddock to which a vehicular right of way via the top of the drive will be retained.
Directions: From the Wilsley Pound roundabout on the edge of Cranbrook town follow the A262 towards Sandhurst/Tunbridge Wells. On reaching Goudhurst village outskirts the entrance to Stable Cottage will be found on the right hand side shorty before the turning into Chequers Lane and the Goudhurst Inn.
Tenure: Freehold Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating with separate floor standing boiler. The oil fired Aga has a facility to heat domestic hot water if required.
Local authority: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Council tax: Band G
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888
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