- Charming Grade II listed three double bedroom Cottage
- End of terrace with deceptively spacious accommodation
- In need of modenisation throughout
- Pretty enclosed large courtyard gardens
- Central location with easy walking distance to shops and amenities
- Mainline railway station within two miles
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
An opportunity to purchase a rather charming and characterful Grade II listed end of terrace cottage in need of modernisation throughout. The accommodation offers three double bedrooms one with en-suite, living room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, bathroom, cellar, large private courtyard gardens and all within walking distance of the High Street and amenities. EPC Rating: Exempt.
April Cottage is a delightful Grade II Listed former dairy which has been in the same ownership for over fifty years. Internally the accommodation is surprisingly spacious with well-proportioned rooms and good ceiling height throughout.
Approaching the cottage there is a pretty tiered front garden with brick borders and steps to side leading to front door. Inside, the entrance hallway includes doors to living room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cellar.
The bright dual aspect living room is a good size room and comprises fireplace with decorative stone surround on a tiled hearth and wood shelving either side of the chimney.
The spacious dining room includes wood flooring, a feature wall with inset glass display, recesses with wood shelving and large window to front.
The light and airy kitchen/breakfast room consists of base units, worktops, sink/drainer, wood display shelving, space for cooker, parquet flooring, large window to side and door to useful utility room providing plenty of space for appliances.
Door from utility to bathroom which includes shower cubicle, wash basin, WC with window and door to rear porch and garden.
The first floor landing comprises doors to three double bedrooms and a built in storage cupboard.
The expansive and bright dual aspect Master bedroom includes a built in cupboard and a door through to en-suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, hand wash basin, WC and window to side.
Bedroom two is a spacious double with built in wardrobes and window to front. Bedroom three, also a double, enjoys dual aspect and built in wardrobes.
Outside the quaint front garden is neatly presented in a tiered theme with an array of shrubs and flowers with a low brick border. Steps to the side lead to pathway and a further garden section with a variety of colourful flora.
The private and sizeable rear courtyard garden is mainly paved with appealing evergreen and deciduous borders, a small hedged partition and gated access at the far end of the garden.
April Cottage is tucked back from the Lower High Street, situated just beyond the main High Street and Uplands Community College if you were heading south.
Wadhurst also offers churches of various denominations within a good and strong community. From a social point of view there are many choices to be made from period Inns, gastro pubs, restaurants, cafés, an art gallery and many other societies and clubs.
From a shopping perspective there is a very good local supermarket and Post Office, a family run butchers, chemist, delicatessen, hairdressers, florist, a high-quality gift shop and ladies’ outfitters, an excellent library and book shop. Wadhurst also benefits from a very good local doctor’s practice and dentist.
There is an excellent choice of education and care from nurseries and primary schools through to secondary schools, for both boys and girls, in the private and state sector. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, an excellent children’s playground and a community sports centre.
There are also beautiful walks on the numerous footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross the area, the ever popular Bedgebury Pinetum and Bewl Water Reservoir which offers sailing and other outdoor pursuits.
Wadhurst main-line railway station is within two miles providing excellent links to both London and the coast, both of which can be reached within the hour.
Approximately six miles North of Wadhurst is the lovely Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, with its fabulous shopping and beautiful Regency style paved Pantiles area, theatres and various other leisure facilities. This town also has very high achieving grammar schools.
Also, within 45 minutes of Wadhurst there is the Coast with all that it has to offer. In terms of places to visit, within an easy drive are various National Trust properties such as Bodiam Castle, Hever Castle, Sissinghurst with its famous and beautiful gardens, Scotney Castle and Batemans (Rudyard Kipling’s former home).
All mains services connected.
Council Tax Band: E.
Agents Note: There is a right of way over the front pathway permitting access to the neighbouring property.