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A charming 2 bedroom mid terrace cottage with versatile lower ground floor and useful 2nd floor room, affording views over The Moor * Cranbrook School catchment area * Middlemass Cottage is a delightful mid terrace cottage, one of three displaying traditional weatherboard elevations, sharing a pretty colonnaded frontage and all overlooking The Moor within the Conservation Area of this historic village. Internally, the property offers well-presented accommodation which is arranged on three floors with a lower ground floor below. The light and airy living space is of good proportions throughout with lofty ceiling heights overhead. There are two attractive reception rooms: an elegant sitting room (with potential for use as a third bedroom) with tall windows affording views over the Moor and a dining room which is enhanced by a period brick fireplace flanked by fitted cupboards. This is arranged open plan to the kitchen, which comprises a range of high gloss fitted cabinets housing an electric oven, hob, dishwasher and fridge. There is also a ground floor cloakroom with traditional white suite. There is also a useful lower ground floor which comprises three open bays. This provides versatile additional storage space. However, the owner used it as a playroom for her daughter for about 10 years as well as an occasional bedroom. On the first floor are two double bedrooms along with a family bathroom fitted with a traditional white suite including an over bath shower and heated towel rail. Above is a versatile vaulted room with large Velux window, which could be utilised for a number of uses and would be ideal as an occasional bedroom or office. The property has newly fitted carpets throughout. To the rear of the property is a private garden which is lawned with a paved patio, perfect for seasonal entertaining. The garden is fully fenced and hedged giving peace of mind to parents and pet owners. There is a pedestrian gate to the garden from the parking area which provides space for two vehicles. * No Onward Chain * FEATURES - Sitting room with views over The Moor - Fitted kitchen arranged open plan to dining room - Cloakroom with white suite - Good sized basement room - Two double bedrooms - Bathroom with traditional white suite - Versatile vaulted attic room - Enclosed lawned south facing garden with patio - Private parking area for two vehicles SITUATION Middlemass Cottage is set within the Conservation Area of the village and in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hawkhurst offers a range of local shops, two supermarkets, a primary school, Kino cinema and various historic village inns including the nearby Eight Bells Inn. Nearby Cranbrook offers further shops and services and comprehensive facilities may be found at Tunbridge Wells. The nearby A21 leads to the M25 for Gatwick & Heathrow Airports and the City. Etchingham and Staplehurst Stations both offer services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street (journey times about 1 hour 20 minutes/57 minutes respectively). A range of state and private schools in the area includes Hawkhurst CEP School, Saint Ronan's and Marlborough House in Hawkhurst, plus secondary and grammar schools at Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells. The property also falls within the Cranbrook School Catchment Area. A21 2 miles Cranbrook 5 miles Etchingham Station 8 miles Staplehurst Station 10 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Agent's Note: A new pump was installed for the basement in 2021. - Services: Gas central heating system. Mains gas, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. - Council Tax band (2018/19): C - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Viewings: Strictly by appointment on 01580 720000.
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