Guide price £1,150,000
A charming and most attractive family house in a tranquil rural position. ** NO CHAIN ** Entrance Hall, Kitchen, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Playroom, Garden Room/Study, Cloakroom, Utility Room, Master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom, 4 further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Driveway, Garden to front and rear, Terrace with pergola. DESCRIPTION The Cottage is a most attractive detached house believed to date in part from the 16th Century with rendered and tile hung elevations under a half hipped and pitched tiled roof. The present owners substantially extended the house, in the 1970's, very much in keeping and virtually doubling the size of the house. The house is set towards the back of its attractive gardens and above the stream which forms one boundary. The present owner is in the process of converting the adjacent barn for her own occupation which has its own separate driveway and is well screened from the house. It is considered there is space to build a garage if required subject to necessary planning permissions. ACCOMMODATION From the driveway yorkstone steps flanked by well stocked rockery beds lead down to panelled entrance door with leaded canopy over. Entrance Hall with stairs to first floor. Marble floor. Glass pannelled doors open to Sitting Room with substantial open brick fireplace with bressummer over and flagstone hearth. Cupboards and shelving to side. Exposed ceiling and wall timbers. Triple aspect Dining/Family Room including glazed double doors to terrace and garden. Wood burning stove on raised hearth with mantel shelf over, polished brick floor. Kitchen with wood work surface area over a range of cupboards and drawers, double oven, Bosch 4 plate electric hob, and plumbing and space for dishwasher. Further area of slate work surface with space for fridge/freezer to one side. Good walk in Larder. Lobby with external door to rear porch. Playroom with door to Sitting Room and open doorway to Garden Room/Study with attractive outlook to stream. Utility Room with recently fitted Worcester oil fired boiler. Plumbing and space for washing machine. Glass panelled external door. Cloakroom. First Floor approached by single flight of easy rising stairs with half landing to good sized Galleried Landing and inner landing with exposed timbers, wood strip flooring. Built in cupboard. Double aspect Master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom. 4 Further Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. OUTSIDE The Cottage is approached through a five-bar gate and over a driveway to the front of the house. The attractive Gardens lie to the front and side of the house and are mainly laid to lawn with variety of shrubs and plants to borders and beds. Trees including flowering cherry and Silver Birch to one end of the house is a split level yorkstone terrace with pergola. To the front of the house are well stocked rockery beds planted with a variety of flowering plants and roses. To the rear the gardens slope down to the stream. The new boundaries are not yet established but the whole is believed to extend to about 0.5 Acre. SITUATION The Cottage is situated in the tiny rural enclave of 'Buttons' in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty approached off this quiet country lane on the rural outskirts of the village. Wadhurst offers a good range of facilities including excellent range of shops and services for day to day needs including a supermarket, post office, butcher, baker, chemist, and public houses, as well as a doctor's surgery and dentist. The main line station, is about 3 miles distant, serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. The Royal Spa Town of Tunbridge Wells offers a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. There are a good range of schools in the local area including Primary schools in Stonegate, Wadhurst, Lamberhurst and Frant, Uplands Community College in Wadhurst, Preparatory schools including Bricklehurst Manor (Stonegate), Sacred Heart (Wadhurst), Marlborough House and St Ronan's, as well as Rose Hill, Holmewood House and The Schools at Somerhill. Independent senior schools in Mayfield, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. The A21 provides access to the M25 and motorway network, Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. As well as Ebbsfleet International Terminal. Leisure facilities include sailing and fishing at Bewl Water and walking at Bedgebury Pinetum as well as golf courses at Dale Hill (Ticehurst), Tunbridge Wells and Lamberhurst. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells proceed out of the town on Frant Road (A267). After the Green in Frant turn left towards Wadhurst (B2099) and continue along this road for approximately 5.1 miles, passing through Wadhurst village. Turn right towards Stonegate and then take the first right hand turning into Churchsettle Lane. Continue for just over a mile and The Cottage will be found on the right-hand side just before the junction with Buttons Lane. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water and Electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired Central Heating Local Authority: Wealden District Council Council Tax band (2020/21): G Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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