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Spongs Lane, Sissinghurst, Cranbrook, TN17

Offers in excess of £500,000


4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: CRA170110


  • Extended & renovated
  • Rural setting
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Smart fitted kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Cottage garden
  • Outbuilding
  • Private parking
  • Staplehurst MLS 4 miles


An extended and extensively refurbished semi detached cottage set on a country lane * Cranbrook School catchment area * Windy Ridge is a delightful unlisted semi-detached period cottage recently renovated and sympathetically extended to provide spacious accommodation. The cottage retains a number of original character features including exposed brickwork, wood panelling, pretty ducks nest fireplace and stripped pine doors. The property benefits from replacement UPVC double glazed windows and practical bamboo flooring or neutral carpeting throughout. Accommodation is arranged on three floors and you enter the property via a cosy reception room with wood burning stove. The fitted kitchen incorporates a smart range of neutrally toned fitted cabinets with a roof lantern above taking advantage of high levels of natural light. Quality integral appliances include an electric oven, halogen hob and dishwasher. The bright and airy adjacent living/dining room is housed within the new extension. This triple aspect room also has a wood-burner and benefits from sliding doors giving access to, and views over, the garden creating ideal space for entertaining and family life. On the first floor are three bedrooms including a master bedroom with generous fitted wardrobes and en suite. The family bathroom and en suite both comprise modern white suites with contemporary fittings and complementary tiling. Two staircases lead to the 2nd floor. One leads to a further pretty vaulted bedroom and the other to a surprisingly spacious vaulted attic room with roof windows. There are fine views over open countryside from upstairs. Outside, the property is approached via a pretty rose garden and a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles. At the rear, there is a stone paved terrace and a good area of level lawn and a fair sized timber outbuilding incorporating garden and log stores. The gardens are securely fenced, giving peace of mind to parents and pet owners and at the rear post and rail fence gives a clear view into the adjacent farmland. . Features o Reception room o Living/dining room o Kitchen o Cloakroom o Master en suite bedroom o Three further bedrooms o Family bathroom o Versatile attic room o Gardens o Outbuilding o Generous parking Staplehurst MLS 4 miles A21 7 miles Tenterden 8 miles M20 11 miles Tunbridge Wells 15 miles (All distances are approximate) Location Windy Ridge is set on a country lane on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Sissinghurst. The village offers a number of local shops and services including a village shop with Post Office, The Milkhouse gastro-pub, cricket ground, tennis club and primary school. Nearby Cranbrook and Tenterden offer comprehensive shopping and amenities. The property is set in the highly regarded Cranbrook School catchment area. Further schools nearby include Sissinghurst C of E Primary School, The Weald Academy at Cranbrook, Homewood School in Tenterden and Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook. Staplehurst Station provides frequent commuter services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross with journey times from under an hour. The A21 and the M20 give access to the M25 to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, Ashford International, Dover and the City. Directions From our office in Cranbrook proceed north on Waterloo Road to the Wilseley Pound roundabout. Go straight across on the A229 towards Staplehurst and Maidstone. Continue for 1 mile then turn right into Spongs Lane. After 1/3 mile, Windy Ridge will be seen on the left, the 2nd to last property on the lane. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Solid fuel heating. Mains water and electricity supplemented by solar panels which provide a modest income. Maintair private drainage system. The property is insulated above Building Control standards. - Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council - Council Tax band: C - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. Tax Band C. Fixtures and Fittings: Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01580 720000. Private Finance Jackson-Stops & Staff Private Finance specialises in advising on and arranging competitive mortgages quickly, efficiently and in a stress-free manner. Please contact the office for further information.