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Norman Road, West Malling, Kent ME19 6RN

Guide Price Of £800,000

A charming and most attractive, recently renovated, Grade II listed, detached cottage within walking distance of West Malling High Street, nicely tucked-away in secluded gardens                                                                                                                           

Reception Hall/Study, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Cloakroom, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Garage, Car Port, About 0.44 of an Acre.

DESCRIPTION

Puckle Cottage is a charming and most attractive detached cottage, set well back from the road in the midst of its own delightful gardens. These offer a good degree of privacy and seclusion.

The cottage is Grade II listed and is believed to
date from c1760 with pretty white weatherboarded elevations under a tiled roof. Internally, Puckle Cottage is full of character including many exposed beams, sash windows, timbers and brick fireplaces.

The present owner has sensitively renovated the house including new boiler and re-fitting the kitchen and bathroom.

FEATURES

Solid entrance door opens to Entrance Hall/Study with floor to ceiling brick fireplace, tiled floor. Exposed timbers. Stairs to First Floor with useful storage area under. Cloakroom.

Double aspect Sitting Room, woodburner to brick fireplace with raised hearth. External door with glazed panels to garden.

Kitchen with ceiling timbers, wooden work surface area over cupboards and drawers, plumbing and space for washing machine, Bosch dishwasher. Gas fired Aga to former fireplace. Quarry tiled floor, part glazed door to garden. Further dresser style unit with cupboards and drawers. A doorway in an open timber screen, with breakfast bar to one side leads to:

Double aspect Dining Room with ceiling timbers, Terracotta tiled floor. Wall light points, walk in alcove and storage cupboard. Glass panelled door to terrace.

First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to Landing with built in wardrobe.

Large double Bedroom with brick fireplace, wash basin to vanity unit. Good sized walk in eaves box room.

Double aspect Bedroom with ceiling and wall timbers. Brick fireplace.

Bedroom 3 overlooking garden. Fireplace with airing cupboard to side, cupboard housing Worcester gas boiler. Access to roof space.

Bathroom with suite comprising bath with Burlington shower unit over, pedestal wash basin, low level WC.

OUTSIDE

Puckle Cottage is approached over a gravelled driveway to a parking/turning area with timber Garage and car port to one side. A gate and flagstone path leads to and round the house to a paved terrace.

The delightful established plantsmans Garden surrounds the house and comprises borders and beds well stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs and plants, good lawned areas, Pergola planted with wisteria, arch with rambling rose, vegetable/soft fruit area. Personal gate to Epsom Close. Timber Garden shed. Gardeners wc.

In all about 0.44 acre (0.2 Hectare)

SITUATION

Puckle Cottage is situated close (about 0.3 mile level walk) to the centre of sought after West Malling with its wide High Street flanked by Georgian Houses, good range of local shopping facilities including Tesco supermarket and various restaurants. The main line station serves London Victoria.

Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Maidstone Town Centres both offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities.

There are a good number of schools in the local area including West Malling Primary School just a short walk away and Offham Primary, Grammar Schools in both Tonbridge and Maidstone. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools as well as many Preparatory Schools in and around both Towns.

The M20 at Larkfield (Junction 4 about 1.8 miles) gives access to the Channel Tunnel Terminus, Ports and Ebbsfleet, M25 and motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports.

Leisure Facilities include Golf Courses nearby at Kings Hill, Addington and Wrotham Heath. There is also a leisure Centre at Larkfield as well as David Lloyd Leisure at Kings Hill. There is also playing field (Cricket and Football clubs) within just a short walk.

DIRECTIONS

From Sevenoaks, take the A25 proceed through Seal and Borough Green. At Wrotham Heath turn right onto the A20 and continue for just over 3 miles. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Town Hill and continue into West Malling. Immediately after the pedestrian crossing turn right into West Street, which leads into Norman Road. Continue past West Malling Primary School and the Cricket/Playing Field on your right and Offham Road on the left. Continue for a further 0.2 mile and the driveway to Puckle Cottage will be found on the left hand side.

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Services: All Mains Services. Gas fired Central Heating
Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Tel: 01732 844522
Council Tax band: F
Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

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