Guide price £750,000
An immaculately presented and delightful Grade II listed cottage with planning permission to extend in a convenient rural position Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study, Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, PP to extend, Garage, Car Port, Outbuildings, About 0.2 of an Acre DESCRIPTION Horseshoes Cottage is a quintessential and most attractive Grade II listed detached cottage with brick and tile hung elevations under a half hipped and tiled roof. The cottage is believed to date from the 17th Century with a later front and offers a multitude of period features including exposed timbers and substantial inglenook fireplace. The accommodation is beautifully presented and has been much improved including installation of central heating and replacing Kitchen and Bathroom. Planning Permission has been granted by Sevenoaks District Council Ref: SE/16/03548/HOUSE to demolish the current garage/car port and replace with a single storey extension providing 2 Bedrooms and Shower Room. FEATURES - Plain oak plank door opens to double aspect Kitchen/Dining Room with 2 Oven electric Aga for cooking. Granite work surface over range of cupboards and drawers. Open timber screen to double aspect Utility Area with further Granite work surface area. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine and dishwasher. Baumatic 2 plate electric hob with oven under. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Tiled floor throughout. - Shower/Cloakroom with Mira shower to cubicle. low level WC with concealed flush panel. Butlers sink, Grant oil fired combi-boiler. Tiled floor. - Sitting Room with window and original front door. Substantial brick inglenook fireplace with large bressummer. Wood burner on brick hearth. Exposed timbers. - Study with window to rear. - Single flight of stairs to First Floor Landing with exposed timbers. Built in wardrobe. - Double aspect Bedroom 1 a good double bedroom with exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Wardrobe recess. - Bedroom 2 with window to front and views to farmland, wall and ceiling timbers. Built in wardrobe. Attractive former fireplace. - Bathroom with vaulted ceiling. Suite comprising bath with hand shower, WC and wash basin. - From Landing a single flight of steps leads to Attic Floor Landing with access to good area of Roof Space storage and - Bedroom 3 with part sloping ceiling and 6'+ headroom. OUTSIDE Horseshoes Cottage is approached through a five bar gate opening onto a good sized parking and turning area to the front of the house providing access to Garage and Car Port. The Front Garden is mainly laid to lawn with variety of shrubs and plants. Established hedge to road frontage. To either side of the house personal gates give access to lovely Rear Garden which backs onto farmland and is mainly laid to lawn with fenced in pond to one corner. Variety of flowering shrubs and plants to border. Paved terrace area. Timber Utility Outbuilding by kitchen door and further delightful period Outbuilding. To the rear of the garage is a useful Store. In all just over 0.2 acre. SITUATION Horseshoes Cottage occupies a convenient rural position between the villages of Bough Beech and Chiddingstone Causeway with its Post Office/General Store and Little Brown Jug Pub/Restaurant. Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells Town Centres all offer a wide range of shopping facilities as well as main line stations to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Similar services are available from Hildenborough Main Line Station. Whilst nearby Penshurst Station has services to Tonbridge and Redhill. There are a good number of well regarded schools in the local area including Chiddingstone and Leigh Primary Schools. Grammar Schools for both Boys and Girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells as well as the Weald of Kent girls grammar annexe in Sevenoaks. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools and a variety of Preparatory Schools in and around Sevenoaks and Tonbridge including Hilden Grange, the Schools at Somerhill and New Beacon. Holmewood House at Langton Green and Walthamstow Hall for Girls. The A21 gives access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports, as well as Ebbsfleet International Terminal and Bluewater. Leisure facilities include Golf Courses at Hever and Nizels and Sailing at Bough Beech Reservoir. There is also a private health/fitness centre at Nizels. Tonbridge School Sports Centre. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks direction take the B245 towards Hildenborough and then right onto B2027 passing Hildenborough Station. At the T junction turn right and proceed through the Villages of Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway. Continue for a further 0.5 mile and Horseshoes Cottage will be found on the right hand side just after the left hand turning to Chiddingstone. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water & Electricity. Klargester Private Drainage system. Oil fired Central Heating. Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council. Tel: 01732 227000 Council Tax band (2018/19): F Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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