A fine double fronted semi-detached village residence providing well presented and proportioned four bedroom, two reception room accommodation, complemented by neatly tended front and rear part lawned courtyard style garden, garaging and a detached workshop, all occupying a central location within this popular village.
Distances: Ashford approximately 7 miles distance | Pluckley mainline station approximately 3 miles distance | Tenterden approximately 7.5 miles distance
The Property: Jasmine House is a character Grade II listed double fronted semi-detached village residence, understood to have Georgian origins circa. 1730s and extended in the later 1800s. The property presents mixed elevations of brick, weatherboarding set with predominantly timber framed double-glazed sash windows set beneath a pitched and half hipped tiled roof.
The well presented and proportioned accommodation is arranged over three floors with features including a sitting room with decorative fireplace and marble hearth, exposed timbers to one wall, natural tiled stone floor and bay window with window seat enjoying a pleasant outlook across the front garden. The family room also looks out across the front garden with feature brick open fireplace with canopy hood, brick hearth and bay window to front with window seat. The kitchen/dining room is fitted with bespoke, handmade wooden base level cupboards, wooden block worksurfaces with butler sink and useful shelved recess, space and gas connection point for range style cooker with granite worktops to either side, space and plumbing for washing machine, integrated dishwasher, feature brick fireplace housing wood burning stove, natural stone tiled floor, double aspect incorporating half glazed stable door to outside.
Four bedrooms are arranged over the first and second floors with galleried first floor landing. The master bedroom is a particular feature with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and studwork, fitted wardrobes and with aspect to front. An en suite bathroom is fitted with a classic white suite, including a roll top bath, limestone tiled floor and walls and recess ceiling down lamps. Bedroom two also benefits from built-in wardrobes. A family shower room is fitted with a white suite. A rise of stairs leads to attic bedroom four set beneath eaves with aspect to rear. A pull-down loft ladder to attic room which is boarded, carpeted, fitted with power, light and a dormer window, used by the current owner as an occasional study.
Gardens and Grounds: The neatly tended front garden is laid to lawn with central gravel pathway and well stocked beds to either side with traditional picket fencing. A shared gravel drive leads to double gates to a rear courtyard style garden incorporating an attached double garage, fitted with a pair of double wooden doors with useful attic storage. An area of lawned garden with picket fencing and climbing roses, cultivated kitchen garden and gravelled seating area. A detached workshop with attractive part vaulted ceiling and former brick bread ovens with brick floor, fitted with power and light. Immediately adjacent to the rear of the property is a paved patio area with feature brick wall, outside water tap, rose bed and lavender border.
Agents note: The driveway is shared between Jasmine House and immediate neighbours on either side. Jasmine Cottage has a vehicular right of way over the rear courtyard to gain access to their double garage. A site plan is available on request.
Directions: From St Margaret’s church in the centre of the village proceed in an easterly direction past The George public house on your right and on past the village shop on your left, whereupon Jasmine House will be found shortly on the right-hand side.
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage, mains gas fired central heating.
Local authority: www.ashford.gov.uk
Council tax: Band F
Viewings: By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888
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