Guide price £875,000
A charming single storey cottage conveniently set in a delightful and tranquil sylvan setting providing privacy and seclusion Entrance Hallway, Sitting/Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Inner Hall, Shower/Cloakroom, 3 Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Octagonal Studio/Office, Garage, Garden Sheds. Nuttery/Orchard. Most attractive gardens with many mature trees and woodland walkways. In all about 1.4 acres. Description Garden Croft is a well maintained and charming original 1930's Colt bungalow with cedar boarded elevations under a shingle tiled roof, internally there is pitched pine wood strip flooring to most rooms. The well stocked gardens provide a delightful setting for the property with many mature trees providing an attractive sylvan setting. To the rear of the garden an octagonal Studio/Office has super views over the adjoining farmland. The present owner has recently installed wooden double glazed windows and double doors in keeping with the original design and also acquired a further area of land with direct access from the driveway, which it is considered, could be utilised as a small paddock. Planning Permission ref. 17/10824/FULL was granted in July 2017 for a side extension, internal alterations and changes to the driveway which would allow the creation of a good sized kitchen/breakfast room and provide a fourth bedroom, plans are available in the agent's office. Features Entrance door opens to good sized Entrance Hall with airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Triple aspect Sitting/Dining Room with glazed double doors opening to the garden. Woodburning stove to fireplace. Double Aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room open to full height with pine boarded ceiling. Work surface area over a range of fitted cupboards. Space for Range style Cooker with Calor gas hob. Trianco oil fired boiler. Inner Hallway with Shower/Cloakroom, access to roof space. 3 Double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. Outside Garden Croft is approached over a driveway to a parking and turning area giving access to detached Garage with log store to one side. The Gardens provide a wonderful setting with lawned areas, woodland pathways, Octagonal paved terrace, many mature trees including Oak, Beech, Silver Birch and Poplar. Banks of Rhododendrons. Shrub and perennial borders, Herb bed, Fruit cage. Octagonal Studio with power and light. Timber greenhouse and further shed. From the driveway a grassed driveway provides access to nuttery with cobnuts, almonds and walnuts, orchard area, it is considered that this whole area could be used as small paddock and enjoys a lovely outlook over farmland to Cinder Hill and Brenchley Wood. In all extending to about 1.4 acres. Situation Garden Croft is set back and up from this quiet country lane on the edge of the popular village of Matfield with its butcher, traditional village green and public houses. The town centres of Paddock Wood (about 3 miles), Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells (about 6 miles) all offer a wide range of range of shopping and leisure facilities. As well as main line stations serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. There are a good number of well regarded schools in the local area including Primary Schools in Horsmonden and Brenchley, Grammar Schools for both Boys and Girls in Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells as well as nearby Mascalls co-educational Academy. Preparatory schools include Yardley Court and the schools at Somerhill, Hilden Grange & Hilden Oaks in Tonbridge, Marlborough House and St Ronan's in Hawkhurst and Dulwich Prep in Cranbrook. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Independent Schools. The A21 provides access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Heathrow, Gatwick & Stansted airports, Bluewater and Ebbsfleet Terminal. Similarly the A228 provides access to the M20 for the Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Directions Leave the A21 at the Kippings Cross Roundabout and join the Maidstone Road. Proceed into the village passing the Village Green and pond on the left. At the crossroads turn left and continue for about 0.2 mile, as the road bears to the right fork left into Foxhole Lane. The driveway to Garden Croft will be found on the right hand side after about 0.3 mile. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water, Electricity & drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Council Tax band (2018/19): F Fixtures and fittings including all garden statuary are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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