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Key Features

  • • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace housing woodburning stove
  • • Fitted kitchen/dining room with woodburning stove
  • • Three bedrooms (two double rooms and one single)
  • • Timber outbuilding incorporating stable and tack room
  • • Paddock and old orchard
  • • Strip of woodland
  • • Total plot size extending to 6 acres

A pretty detached three bedroomed cottage offering scope to extend (subject to PP) complemented by established gardens, above ground heated swimming pool, useful timber outbuilding incorporating stable and tack room, paddocks, an area of woodland and an old orchard. Total plot size extends to 6 acres all occupying a rural yet not isolated location.

Distances: Historic Cinque Ports town of Rye approx. 4 miles and Tenterden approx. 8 miles Fastlink railway from Ashford to London approx. 18 miles.

The Property: Flackley Ash Cottage is an individual detached residence understood to have been extensively renovated in the 1970s presenting brick and weather-boarded elevations set with replacement UPVC, double glazed windows set beneath a pitched and hipped tiled roof.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors with features including the sitting room with inglenook fireplace housing woodburning stove and double aspect to front and rear. A kitchen/dining room is fitted with base and eye level cupboards and drawers, fitted round edged worksurfaces, integrated, four burner, LPG hob with filter hood over and integrated electric eye level oven and grill, feature woodburning stove, triple aspect incorporating patio doors to the garden enjoying fine views out over the garden across the paddock and countryside beyond.

Arranged over the first floor landing are three bedrooms incorporating two double rooms and one single room. Bedroom one has fitted wardrobes, bedroom two has built in wardrobes and enjoys fine countryside views. The bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite.

Scope exists to extend the existing accommodation. We understand that permission was granted for a two storey extension which has subsequently lapsed.

Gardens and Grounds: Flackley Ash Cottage is approached over the farm driveway over which, we are informed by the seller, the cottage enjoys a right of way, with a responsibility of one third of contributions for maintenance (to be verified). A concrete driveway provides parking for three cars leading up to an attached single garage fitted with double wooden doors, power and light.

Lawned gardens run predominantly to two sides incorporating heated, above ground swimming pool by Homewood Leisure with surrounding decked area, enjoying an elevated position with fine views and a children’s timber swing and slide. Beyond the fenced garden is a timber outbuilding, overall 9.50m x 9.20m, set predominantly on a concrete base incorporating loose box, tack room and hay and wood store areas. The paddocks continue to run out, undulating, with an area of mixed broadleaf woodland. The whole adjoins farmland and in all extends to approximately 6 acres.

Directions: Leave Newenden village in the direction of Rye/Hastings. Take the left hand turning signposted to Beckley/Rye following the B0288 and upon reaching the edge of Beckley village, at the minor roundabout, bear second left following the road to Peasmarsh/Rye. Continue on and upon reaching the small grass triangle opposite the Flackley Ash Hotel, take the minor left hand turning signposted to Wittersham. The shared driveway to Flackley Ash Cottage will be seen shortly on the right hand side. Continue into this drive which leads to the farm, whereupon Flackley Ash Cottage will be found on the left hand side.


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

Local authority: www.rother.gov.uk

Council tax: Band F


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

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