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Key Features

  • • Pretty end of terrace period cottage
  • • South facing garden
  • • Requiring improvement and updating
  • • Off road parking
  • • Outbuilding
  • • Central village location

A pretty end of terrace period cottage providing three bedroom, one reception room accommodation incorporating sitting room with inglenook fireplace, kitchen and cloakroom, now requiring updating and improvement, complemented by a lawned garden enjoying a southerly aspect, traditional brick semi-detached outbuilding, off road parking, all occupying a prominent high street location within this much favoured village. Cranbrook School catchment area.

Cranbrook approximately 3.5 miles distance | Tenterden approximately 5.5 miles distance | Staplehurst mainline station approximately 8 miles distance


Dolphin Cottage is a pretty end of terrace period cottage presenting predominantly brick elevations with some tile hanging, set with a mixture of timber framed, casement, multi and large paned windows with some secondary glazing beneath a pitched and hipped tiled roof.

The property occupies a prominent high street location within the conservation area and now presents an ideal opportunity for updating and improvement.  The accommodation is arranged over three floors and is briefly described as follows; sitting room with feature inglenook fireplace housing log effect gas fire, arched recess fitted with display shelving and useful cupboard under, tongue and groove panelled ceiling, double aspect to front and side with pleasant outlook across the high street. The kitchen has an outlook to rear and is fitted with basic base and eye level cupboards, worksurfaces, single bowl sink unit, space and gas connection point for cooker, walk-in under stairs cupboard.

Arranged over the first floor landing are two double bedrooms.  Bedroom one with cast iron fireplace, exposed timbers to ceiling and double aspect with outlook along the high street. Bedroom two with built-in airing and linen storage cupboard, also benefitting from a double aspect with outlook along the high street.  The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled enamel bath with mixer tap and part tiled surround.  From bedroom one interconnecting stairs to second floor landing set beneath eaves, window to front, door to attic bedroom three with aspect to side with roof top and high street views.


Open access on to drive to block paved hard standing with ‘end to end’ parking for approximately two cars, traditional brick outbuilding, subdivided with the neighbouring property, fitted with double wooden doors,  incorporating garden implement store and attached open fronted log store.  This building could offer potential for conversion in to a home office, subject to obtaining all relevant planning consents.

The rear garden is a fine feature, south facing, laid to lawn, including magnolia and cherry trees, established roses and hedging. Total pot size extends to approximately 0.19 of an acre.

Agent’s Note: The adjoining neighbour has a pedestrian right of way across the rear and side of the cottage to the high street.


From our office in Cranbrook proceed down the high street bearing right in to Stone Street and take the right hand turning in to St David’s Bridge/The Hill. Continue on past Dulwich Preparatory School on the right and on reaching the minor crossroads known as Golford, turn right towards Benenden. Continue on to Benenden and at the minor cross roads at the edge of the high street turn left, passing the village shop on the left, whereupon Dolphin Cottage will be seen clearly visible shortly on the right hand side.


Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Electric heating.

We are informed by the seller that mains gas leads up to the property but is not connected.

Local authority: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Council tax: Band D



By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888 

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