A beautifully presented and extended semi-detached cottage finished to an exacting standard, including sitting room with limestone fireplace housing multi-fuel stove and comprehensively fitted kitchen with granite worktops, complemented by a landscaped garden, insulated timber garage/workshop and utility room, all occupying a central location within this much favoured village and enjoying countryside views to front and rear. Cranbrook School catchment area.
Distances: Staplehurst mainline station approximately 4 miles distance | Cranbrook approximately 4.5 miles distance County town of Maidstone approximately 12 miles distance
The Property: Peach Tree Cottage is a beautifully presented semi-detached cottage presenting mixed elevations of brick tile hanging and fibre cement weatherboarding, set with English Heritage approved, UPVC double glazing beneath a pitched and half hipped tiled roof with partial catslide to rear. The property has been the subject of extensive renovation, including a first floor extension, all finished to an exacting standard with a fine attention to detail.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is briefly described as follows: the feature of the sitting room is a limestone fireplace with a granite hearth housing a multi-fuel stove, with an aspect to front, open plan access to the dining room which enjoys a double aspect incorporating French windows opening out onto the patio with a pleasant outlook across the garden. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with base and eye level cupboards and drawers, granite worktops and splashback, Rangemaster range style cooker with three ovens, Stoves filter hood over, fitted dresser with granite worktop, recessed ceiling down lamps, integrated dishwasher and double aspect to side and rear, incorporating a stable door with fine outlook across the garden. A utility room is fitted with eye level cupboards, a useful cloaks cupboard is fitted with a work surface and shelving. The cloakroom is fitted with a white suite.
An oak staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing. Bedrooms one and two are double rooms, bedroom one is fitted with wardrobes and a shelved storage cupboard, and enjoys a triple aspect with views out across the garden and countryside. Bedroom two also has fitted wardrobes to one wall with aspect enjoying countryside views. The bathroom is fitted with classic white suite, including a panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, walk-in shower and aspect to rear. Stairs lead up to the attic room, set beneath the eaves, with built-in wardrobes, access to under eaves storage, and aspect to side with roof top views.
Gardens and Grounds: Peach Tree Cottage is approached via a shared driveway, leading to parking for approximately three vehicles. A detached outbuilding, insulated, fitted with power and light, is divided into a garage/workshop with double doors, utility room fitted with worktops and shelving with space and electric points for an upright fridge freezer and tumble dryer, with double glazed casement and Velux roof line windows. The outbuildings also include a timber workshop fitted with power and light and a timber garden shed.
The landscaped gardens are a particular feature, laid to lawn and punctuated with well stocked mixed flower and rose beds, ornamental trees, lavender border and herb bed, retaining walls, block paved patio and arbour with climbing roses and wisteria. The whole is enclosed by established hedging adjoining and overlooking fields to the rear.
Directions: From the Wilsley Pound roundabout on the outskirts of Cranbrook follow the A229 in the direction of Staplehurst/Maidstone. Take the second minor right hand turning to Frittenden. Continue on over the staggered crossroads and proceed to the village. Continue on past the Bell and Jorrocks pub on the right hand side and the shared entrance drive to Peach Tree Cottage will be found shortly on the right hand side.
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Eco-power electric 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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