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Key Features

  • • Grade II Listed Cottage
  • • Single Garage
  • • 2/3 Bedrooms
  • • 2 Reception Rooms
  • • Character Property
  • • Inglenook Fireplace
  • • Courtyard Garden

An attached Grade II listed double fronted cottage providing very well presented character accommodation arranged over two floors, incorporating two bedrooms, study/child’s bedroom, two reception rooms, impressive inglenook fireplace, complemented by a rear courtyard garden, parking and a single garage all occupying a prominent high street location. Cranbrook School catchment area.

Distances: Staplehurst mainline station approx. 4.5 miles distance | Cranbrook approx. 2 miles distance

The Property: Forge Cottage is a pretty Grade II listed attached double fronted cottage, presenting mixed elevations of brick, tile hanging and weatherboarding, set with a mixture of multi and large paned timber framed casement windows and dormer windows beneath a pitched, tiled roof with catslide to rear.

The well presented accommodation has been the subject of renovation which has included installation of central heating, new boiler, upgrading to wiring, new kitchen, bathroom, cloakroom and en suite.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors, features include a well proportioned sitting room with impressive inglenook fireplace with heavy oak bressumer and canopy hood. A useful second reception room could offer uses from dining room to an informal family room. To the rear of the property is the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with base and eye level cupboards and drawers, oak block worksurfaces with butler sink and mixer tap over, Lamona four burner gas hob with filter hood over and Lamona fan assisted electric oven under, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for upright fridge/freezer, natural stone tiled flooring with underfloor heating and door with aspect to rear courtyard.

Two double bedrooms are arranged over the first floor landing, incorporating a master bedroom with an en suite shower room, fitted with a modern white suite including integrated wc, wash hand basin with cupboard under, mixer tap over, tiled and glazed shower cubical with integrated shower. The third room offers potential as a study/child’s bedroom.

Gardens and Grounds: The rear courtyard garden approximately 7m x 5m is laid to block paved, part bordered by raised sleeper flower borders and outside water tap. The whole is enclosed by wooden panel fencing. Accessed off Common Road is a drive and single garage 6.15m x 2.85m of concrete section construction.

Directions: From the Wilsley Pound roundabout on the outskirts of Cranbrook, follow the A262 signposted to Sissinghurst/Biddenden. On entering Sissinghurst village proceed past the recreation ground on the right and just past the entrance to Common Road on the left Forge Cottage will also be found on the left hand side. (For viewing purposes park on the high street, the garage and parking for the cottage is accessed off Common Road.)


Tenure: Freehold Services: Mains electricity, water, gas fired central heating and drainage.

Local authority: www.maidstone.gov.uk

Council tax: Band D


Viewings: By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888

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