An opportunity to purchase a detached five bedroom farmhouse situated in a sought after rural village yet only a short drive to major transport links. The property is in need of modernising throughout and benefits from an open southerly rear aspect with about three quarters of an acre plot comprising formal gardens, a paddock and two detached stable blocks with a further detached outbuilding. Offered to the market with no forward chain.
The Property: Accommodation on the ground floor comprises; Front entrance porch opening into the sitting room. The sitting room has an open fireplace with built in storage cupboards beside, one of which houses the electricity meter and fuse box. There is a door to the kitchen/breakfast room which also has an inner hallway with doors to the dining room and bathroom. The kitchen has a single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer set into a worktop with a basic range of base units under and space for an electric cooker. There is space for a breakfast table to one end which has an open fireplace with a wood burner inset and stairs to the first floor landing. There is a door to a rear extension currently used as a utility room with space and plumbing for white goods and has a door to the rear garden. The dining room has an open fireplace with a wood burner inset. The bathroom suite comprises; low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and a panelled bath with separate shower attachment above. On the first floor are five bedrooms one of which could be converted to an upstairs bathroom or used as a study subject to individual needs.
Outside: There is a five bar gate providing access to a small driveway in front of the cottage with a path to the front door. The path continues round the side and rear of the property. The garden wraps around the cottage and is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower borders with mature hedging and trees to the boundaries. There is a post and rail fence separating a paddock from the formal gardens which in turn backs onto open farmland. There is access to an attached workshop/store and separate access leading into a concreted yard in front of outbuildings on the west side of the plot which comprise; 1) The Old Stable Block: A brick building under a pitched corrugated iron roof retaining many original features including a part brick floor. The building is divided into three sections with two stables and a lean-to timber store. 2) General Store: Of mixed brick and flint construction set back into the bank with timber weatherboard cladding under a monopitch corrugated iron roof. 3) The Stable Block: Three timber stables under a corrugated fibre cement pitched roof. All the outbuildings offer potential to convert and develop to suit individual needs and with the necessary planning permissions.
Services: Mains electricity and water supply with private drainage services connected but not tested
Local authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
Council tax: Band F
EPC: F (36)
Viewing: To confirm directions and book your viewing strictly by appointment only with the agents call: Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325.
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