- Charming semi-detached Period cottage
- Considerable scope to extend and modernise (STPP)
- In a tucked away position on a quiet country lane
- Large gardens and off road parking
- Wadhurst High Street and railway station approx. one mile
- No onward chain
- VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
A charming Period semi-detached cottage, offering considerable scope to modernise, extend and enlarge (STPP) currently providing two bedrooms, bathroom, sitting room, dining room, reception porch, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom, with off road parking and good sized rear gardens.
EPC Rating: D.
The property forms a charming semi-detached Period cottage, now offering considerable scope to extend and modernise, subject to any necessary permissions.
The property enjoys a lean-to side entrance lobby and hall, providing access to the original front door. The hallway comprises part glazed original pine doors to both the sitting room to the front and the dining room to the rear and stairs to the first floor.
The sitting room has a double glazed bay window to the front, with an electric fireplace to one wall and a built in cupboard to one side. The dining room has a double glazed window to side, plus a former fireplace to one wall and an oak framed opening to the under stairs recess which forms a useful area for a desk tucked out of the way.
An opening leads into the kitchen, forming a wide galley style, with windows to one side and a range of cupboards and drawers with formica worktops. There is an integrated sink with drainer, four ring gas hob and electric oven, and space for other appliances.
A door leads through to a utility room with a sink, wall mounted boiler, space for other appliances and a double glazed door to the garden and a further door to a cloakroom comprising a WC.
The first floor comprises a double bedroom to the front of the house, offering an attractive vista out over the lane to the wooded gardens beyond via a double glazed window. There is also a large built in wardrobe above the stairs.
A second bedroom is located off an internal landing, with loft hatch (not inspected) and small built in cupboard. The bedroom has a double glazed window to side.
The bathroom is at the end of the corridor, with a sloping ceiling, comprising a bath, separate shower, WC and basin, window to side and some limited head height.
Outside to the front is an arear of off-road parking, and a large front garden offering further scope to extend and improve the parking area. To the side of the house is ample space to extend, and a gated side path leads through to the rear garden, compete with an open lean-to store to one wall, and an open expanse of paved patio.
Steps lead down to the main area of lawn, with a shed at the far end, whilst another shed and fruit trees adorn an upper section of the garden with a dividing flower bed. The garden is hedge and fence enclosed.
The property is located off Osmers Hill, in a tucked away position yet within approximately one mile of Wadhurst Mainline Station and High Street, with excellent walks right from the cottage on the adjacent Kent and Sussex border path and approximately 150 yards from the Sparrows Green Recreation Ground.
Wadhurst is an attractive and characterful village with a pretty, predominantly Period High Street in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which has much to offer.
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 butcher’s shop, greengrocer, chemist, delicatessen, hairdressers, 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, a community sports centre, Bedgebury Pinetum and Bewl Water Reservoir which offers sailing and other outdoor pursuits.
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.
Council Tax Banding is D.
All mains services connected.