A charming and deceptively spacious attached Period cottage, offering considerable scope to extend and modernise, enjoying three double bedrooms, bathroom, two reception rooms and updated kitchen, plus modern double glazing, charming gardens and off road parking space. VENDOR SUITED. EPC Rating: D.
The property forms a charming Period semi-detached cottage, presenting brick and tile hung elevations and accommodation arranged over three floors to include three double bedrooms, bathroom, sitting room, dining room and kitchen. It is considered that there is ample scope to extend, subject to the necessary planning consents, if required, and whilst the house has been updated with modern double glazing and an updated kitchen, it is in need of updating throughout.
The property is approached via an external brick set of steps to an attractive quarry tiled veranda style storm porch, with an original front door to the entrance hall.
The ground floor provides an entrance hall with an attractive banistered staircase leading to first floor, with an understairs storage area and doors to both the sitting room and dining room.
The sitting room enjoys a deep bay window to front offering an attractive vista up and down East Street, gas fire inset into a Limestone surround and hearth with a modern wooden mantle, high ceilings, picture rail and deep skirting boards, plus original wooden panels to the sides of the bay window.
The dining room enjoys a double glazed window to rear, former fireplace within the protruding chimney, and a door to the kitchen.
The kitchen comprises a range of modern, updated and pleasing wood effect cupboards and drawers, integrated ceramic sink with drainer, electric hob and high-level oven, granite effect worktops, space for fridge/freezer and washing machine. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted Potterton boiler, double glazed window to rear, two windows two side and part glazed multi-lock door to rear garden, and original high level cupboards to the internal wall.
The first floor landing enjoys a modern double glazed window to front, with lovely views, banistered staircase to the second floor and two double bedrooms, one with a double glazed window to front with lovely views and high level cupboards to either side of the chimney.
The rear bedroom is also a good size double comprising a cast iron feature fireplace with a fitted wardrobe to one side, double glazed window to rear and deep sill protruding bay window to side with a lovely view and vista further down East Street and out across the garden.
There is also a bathroom, comprising a bath with separate taps, WC, and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator with towel rail, part tiled walls, window to rear and fitted cupboards, comprising hot water tank and shelving for an airing cupboard, as well as high level cupboards above.
The top floor comprises a third double bedroom with exposed timbers, access to eaves storage, storage recesses and double glazed dormer window to rear and radiator, all accessed via a small landing with access to a cupboard containing the water tank, and further small loft hatch plus a cupboard above the stairs.
Outside to the front is a recessed parking bay for one car and attractive original steps up to the partly verandered front elevation with the front door, complete with red and black quarry tiles atypical of the era. Further steps lead up to the side and rear gardens, which are beautifully private being elevated above the lane, complete with attractive flowerbed borders, paved seating areas, a potting shed, as well as some specimen trees and shrubs, including a feature rose arch, and a good area of lawn. The whole being hedge and fence closed.
The house is situated in East Street, approximately 1/2 of a mile from the 16th Century beauty of Mayfield High Street.
Facilities in the village include a small supermarket with post office, butcher, baker, pharmacy, florist, greengrocers and deli as well as GP surgery, dentist and hairdressers. There are also a couple of cafes and Period Inns, including the renowned Middle House Hotel.
There are pretty churches of various denominations, a flourishing primary school and the well regarded Mayfield School secondary school. For more comprehensive facilities Tunbridge Wells in 9 miles to the north.
Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (5 miles), Crowborough (6 miles), and Tunbridge Wells. These provide a fast and regular service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Canon Street. There is a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells and Eastbourne.
The area provides an excellent selection of both state and private schools. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, bowls, numerous golf clubs, sailing on Bewl Water and at the coast. The area is criss-crossed with many beautiful walks through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
All mains services connected.
Council Tax Band: D