A very well presented individual detached village residence providing character and contemporary accommodation arranged over two floors, including sitting room with woodburning stove, open plan family room, dining room and comprehensively fitted kitchen, complemented by parking, garage and landscaped courtyard style garden all enjoying uninterrupted countryside views.
Staplehurst mainline station approximately 4 miles distance, County town of Maidstone approximately 12 miles distance
The Property: Pearson’s Cottage is an individual detached village residence with origins dating back to 1877 when the property was the home and workshop of a master carpenter, the property presents mixed elevation of rendering and white weatherboarding set with timber framed sealed unit double glazed windows beneath a pitched tiled roof.
An interesting historical feature of the property is the detached brick workshop with tall chimney part of the visual history of the village. Pearson’s Cottage is very well presented successfully combining character and contemporary finishes with features including waxed solid oak floor boards to the majority of the ground floor, antique radiators, newly fitted fixtures and fittings.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation is described as follows; sitting room with woodburning stove, double aspect including French windows overlooking the courtyard style garden, open plan family room with book and display shelving to one wall, feature roof lantern, open plan dining room with double aspect with pleasant outlook across the garden, a utility room with fitted wooden block worksurface, butler sink, washing machine included, space for an upright fridge/freezer and tiled floor, door to useful wine store. Open plan comprehensively fitted kitchen with attractive vaulted ceiling, granite worksurfaces including island unit incorporating Rangemaster twin ovens finished in brushed stainless steel, Smeg five burner ceramic hob, deep pan drawers, fitted shelved cupboards, pull out larder style cupboard, window seat with storage, tiled floor with underfloor heating, quadruple aspect incorporating bifold door enjoying fine countryside views.
From the first floor landing, access to the master bedroom with attractive vaulted ceiling, wooden floorboards, double aspect enjoying fine countryside views, en suite shower room with white suite including tiled and glazed integrated shower. Bedroom two enjoys views up to St Mary’s Church and bedroom three fine countryside views. A family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising freestanding rolltop bath, corner tile and glazed shower with integrated shower, aspect to front across to St Mary’s Church.
Garden & Grounds: Open access onto shared drive which Pearson’s Cottage enjoys vehicular right of way, car parking space and integral garage fitted with timber double doors, integrated personal door. Running parallel to the drive is an area of lawned garden with shaped, bark chipped beds and clipped box hedging and screened oil tank. A wooden side gate to the landscaped rear courtyard style garden with Indian sandstone paving, raised ornamental ponds and well stocked herb bed, flower beds with retaining sleeper walls, electric and water point. Brick workshop 5.72m x 1.79m fitted with power and light, work bench and cupboards, 44ft Victorian chimney operating an open fireplace at base, timber potting shed 2.36m x 1.76m fitted with butler sink and water enjoying fine countryside views, kitchen garden comprising eight raised beds, decking and lawned area.
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Local authority: www.maidstone.gov.uk
Council tax: Band F
Viewings: By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888
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