A beautifully presented Grade II listed 1 bedroom stone cottage with the rear garden being abundantly stocked with secluded seating areas and a summerhouse/dining room. The sitting room has an open fireplace and overlooks the village green & the kitchen has space for a small table with access to the rear garden. Read more
A beautifully presented Grade II listed 1 bedroom stone cottage with the rear garden being abundantly stocked with secluded seating areas and a summerhouse/dining room. The sitting room has an open fireplace and overlooks the village green & the kitchen has space for a small table with access to the rear garden.
Located within the very centre of this popular village is this beautifully presented Grade II listed stone cottage with the rear garden being a particular feature of this property with the current vendor being a keen horticulturist which becomes very apparent as you wander through the abundantly stocked rear garden and discover secluded seating areas and a summerhouse/dining room. The property itself includes comfortable reception room with an open fire, stone hearth and large oak mantle with the leaded light window overlooking the front garden and village green beyond. The fitted kitchen has space for a small table and a window that overlooks the rear garden with a door giving access to a breakfast patio area. At first floor level there is a spacious bathroom and a good sized double bedroom along with plenty of built in storage. The property is sure to appeal for those looking to escape to the countryside as well as individuals looking for a rental/holiday investment or perhaps an opportunity to acquire a listed period home with a garden large enough to accommodate a home office/cabin subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Immediate viewing is essential.
The accommodation comprises. Panelled entrance door to:
SITTINGROOM: This includes a feature fireplace with stone hearth and large oak mantle, there are shelves fitted to the recess, single radiator, power points. A leaded light window overlooks the front garden with stripped oak surround and seal, feature exposed stonework to the front wall. Door to:
KITCHEN: Fitted with a range of cream coloured units with wood block work surfaces over. Inset circular stainless steel sink and stainless steel inset drainer, chrome mixer tap. Integrated fridge, fitted ceramic hob with electric oven beneath and glass splashback. Selection of pan drawers, slate tiled floor, exposed brick work to the rear wall with door leading to garden. Under stair recess with space for a small table and chairs. Inset ceiling spotlights, window to rear overlooking the garden. Stairs from the kitchen lead to:
FIRSTFLOORLANDING: Loft hatch, built in airing cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Fitted further cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler and space for freezer. Doors to all rooms.
DOUBLEBEDROOM: Good sized double room with leaded light window to the front being secondary glazed and enjoying an outlook over the front garden and village green beyond, chimney breast, power points, radiator.
BATHROOM: White suite comprising of a panelled bath with electric shower over, low level wc, vanity wash hand basin set in a tiled surface with cupboard beneath. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail. Window overlooking the rear garden. Exposed stone work to one wall.
OUTSIDEREAR: This is a wonderful long garden which has been cleverly planned and planted with an incredible range of shrubs and perennials reflecting the vendors passion for horticulture. The garden is divided into several separate areas with secluded seating and winding lawned pathway which runs to the rear of the property where you will find a timber summerhouse which the current vendor uses for dinner parties and perhaps provides the opportunity to be increased in size to form an external work space or perhaps cabin, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Adjacent to the rear of the property is a breakfast patio area with space for seating and a rear access via a pathway provides pedestrian access across the rear of the properties.
OUTSIDEFRONT: The property has a picket fence and gate to the front boundary with a pathway leading to the front entrance door. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and well stocked with shrubs and plants to the borders.
SITUATION: Fordcombe is a small village in the beautiful Weald of Kent and is approximately within 5 miles from Royal Tunbridge Wells with its main line station and approximately 3.5 miles distance you will find the local station of Ashurt which has a service running to London Bridge. Fordcombe village has a popular primary school, public house and new village hall under construction whilst wider amenities are available at Royal Tunbridge Wells including the Royal Victoria Place shopping mall as well as many independent stores, boutiques and restaurants in the historic High Street and Pantiles. There are a host of secondary schools both state and independent. Recreational facilities in the area include several golf courses, cricket and tennis clubs as well as access to the surrounding countryside and Bewl Water Reservoir offering a fantastic range of outdoor recreational pursuits.
VIEWING: By appointment with Wood & Pilcher 01892 511211