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Key Features

  • • Detached, newly converted, single storey residence
  • • Open plan fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and integral appliances
  • • Open plan sitting room
  • • Double bedroom
  • • Enclosed double bay cart lodge
  • • Garden and courtyard
  • • Communal tennis court

An individual detached traditional style single storey residence, built circa 2016, providing well presented one bedroom accommodation including comprehensively fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, open plan sitting room complemented by private garden, total plot size 0.26 of an acre, set within a gated community including listed properties, grounds and use of communal tennis court, all conveniently situated on the outskirts of this popular market town.

Distances: Cranbrook high street approximately 2 miles distance, Staplehurst mainline station 5 approximately 12 miles distance, Tunbridge Wells approximately 14.5 miles distance.

The Property: Barn Cottage is a newly built circa 2016 single storey residence following a traditional design presenting stained weather boarded elevations set with timber framed sealed double glazed casement windows beneath a pitched tiled roof. Enjoying a fine location set within this gated community which comprises five other properties, including the conversion of the main listed Wealden Cloth Hall into three properties. Management of the communal areas is divided between all the properties, Barn Cottage having responsibility for 1/6th of maintenance cost of communal areas (see outgoings at the end of particulars).

The well presented accommodation includes oak framed canopy porch with front door opening into entrance hall. Open access into an open plan sitting room and kitchen with underfloor heating and double aspects incorporating French windows opening out onto the courtyard. The kitchen area is fitted with base and eye level cupboards and drawers, wooden block worksurfaces with breakfast bar, inset single bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, integrated Bosch electric oven and microwave combination, integrated fridge and freezer, Bosch four burner electric hob with extractor hood over and recess ceiling down lamps.

The bedroom enjoys a double aspect with pleasant outlook and access to roof space with pull down loft ladder The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising close coupled wc, panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity unit with cupboard under, tiled shower with double doors, tiled floor and heated towel rail, part tiling to walls and Velux roofline window.

Gardens and Grounds: The development known as The Barracks is approached via electrically operated double gates on to a communal drive with signposts directing to the relevant properties. A private pressed gravel drive provides parking for approximately 4 vehicles leading up to an attached part oak framed double garage with two pairs of timber double doors fitted with power and light. The immediate gardens run predominantly to the front and side, laid to lawn with Indian sandstone pathways, low brick retaining walls with well stocked flower beds, paved courtyard garden. Beyond the feature garden wall the garden continues, planted with a variety of trees and enclosed by stock proof fencing. Use of communal tennis court.


The Barracks have recently set up a management company to administer maintenance of communal areas, to cover grass cutting and general maintenance. We are informed by the seller Barn Cottage paid £500 over 2018.

Directions: From our office in Cranbrook proceed down the high street bearing round into Stone Street and continue along Waterloo Road up past Cranbrook School and out of the town. At the Wilsley Pound roundabout take the first left hand turning signposted to Goudhurst (A262). Follow this road and shortly the main entrance to The Barracks will be seen on the left hand side. The double gates are electrically operated, the agent will meet you at the gates to allow access. Continue on the main drive and follow the name signs to Barn Cottage.


Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains electricity and water. Mains drainage. Mains gas fired underfloor 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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