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  • Spacious accommodation
  • Well proportioned
  • Detached Annexe
  • Periphery of Hawkhurst
  • Close to Amenities
  • Cranbrook School catchment


A charming link-attached period family house with ancillary accommodation and delightful south facing gardens on the periphery of the village of Hawkhurst and within the Cranbrook School catchment area. Pipsden Lodge is an attractive period property offering spacious well-proportioned accommodation with an additional detached one bedroom annexe. The property dates from the late 18th century and exhibits many features which would be expected of a dwelling from this era, including high ceilings throughout, square bay and sash windows, inglenook fireplaces and paneled walls and ceilings. The accommodation is set across two floors with a spacious entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, drawing room, formal dining room and utility room on the ground floor, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor. The annexe is located adjacent to the main house and is an ideal space away from the main house for any visiting guests or as a listing on Airbnb. FEATURES - Spacious entrance hall with feature fireplace, sash window and pine floorboards - Dining room with attractive stone fireplace, original ceiling coving and attractive floor to ceiling bay window with door to patio area. There are built-in shelving units with cupboards housed either side of the fireplace - Drawing room with an impressive inglenook fireplace housing large cylindrical woodburning stove. This light and spacious room has pine floorboards and floor to ceiling bay window with door to garden. There is a fitted shelving unit with cupboards housed to one side of the fireplace - Cloakroom with WC and hand basin. Wood paneled walls, pine flooring and an attractive arch frosted window - Kitchen/breakfast room with triple aspect windows, fitted base and wall cabinets with wooden work surfaces, ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating. Chimney breast with space to house range cooker. Built in cupboard housing hot water tank. Seating area with working brick fireplace with grate. Cloakroom area leading to back door - Utility room with base and wall kitchen cabinets with space for washing machine and dishwasher - Staircase leading to first floor landing with white painted wood paneling to walls and ceiling, large built in cupboard offering storage space, loft hatch leading to boarded attic with lighting - Master bedroom with high ceiling, feature fireplace and sash window overlooking garden, a spacious en suite bathroom with ceramic floor tiles, bath with separate shower cubicle and double vanity unit, built in floor to ceiling cupboards offer storage space - Three further double bedrooms, two of which have feature fireplaces and high ceilings, all have sash windows and fitted carpets - Family bathroom with painted wood paneled walls and ceiling, ceramic tiled floor, bath with shower over, WC and hand basin - One bedroom annexe with shower room - Garden with lawn area and mature shrubs and trees, patio area, wood shed with electricity connected and garden store for garden equipment - Off road parking for two to three cars SITUATION Situated on the periphery of Hawkhurst village along a lane, the property is within a short distance of a good selection of local shops including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, Park Farm Butchers, public houses, restaurants and Kino Cinema. Slightly further afield are Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells offering more comprehensive shopping and amenities. The property is set in the sought-after Cranbrook School catchment area. Other schools nearby include Hawkhurst Primary School, Saint Ronan's and Marlborough House, Benenden Girls' School and Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook and Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre in Tenterden. Further secondary schools are located in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. The A28 gives access to the M20 for Ashford and the ports, and the A21 to access the M25 for Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Staplehurst Station and Etchingham Stations provide services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street with journey times from under an hour and about 1 hour 15 minutes respectively. There are a wealth of leisure facilities and tourist attractions nearby including Hemsted and Bedgebury Forests, Chart Hills, Dale Hill and Tenterden Golf Clubs, Sissinghurst, Bodiam and Scotney Castles (National Trust) and Bewl Water Reservoir. Tenterden 9 miles A21 4.5 miles Etchingham Station 5.7 miles Staplehurst Station 10.5 miles (All distances are approximate) DIRECTIONS From the centre of Hawkhurst, starting at the traffic lights, head west towards Tenterden on the A268 for around 1 mile until you reach the turning on the left to Water Lane. Drive along Water Lane one-way system until you reach a T Junction. Turn right along the one-way system and Pipsden Lodge will be found on the right hand side just before you rejoin the Rye Road. Enter through the five bar gate and park on the gravel driveway. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council - Council Tax band: F (2023/24) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000