- Gorgeous Period Cottage
- Views to the South Downs
- Two Bedrooms
- First Floor Bathroom
- Sitting Room with Wood Burner
- Fitted Kitchen
- Useful Out-House
- Long South Facing Garden
- Beautifully Planted including Vegetable Patch
- Edge of Village
A charming, Period cottage with views to the South Downs, located just outside Rotherfield, yet within easy access of footpaths, enjoying stunning south facing gardens, two bedrooms, first floor bathroom, sitting room with wood burner and a fitted kitchen, plus an external studio/store room. EPC rating E.
The property forms a charming, characterful cottage, tucked away and accessed via a footpath (also providing access to the other cottages) with a very pretty sandstone facade, and more typical rendered rear elevation with a tiled roof, whilst internally, there are exposed beams and brick chimneys.
One enters via a stable door to the kitchen, comprising a range of pale dove grey cupboards and drawers, with wooden worktops above, slate tiled floor with under floor heating, exposed beams, butler sink with a window to front, space for an under-counter fridge, space for washing machine, integrated four ring electric hob, plus oven below and extractor, plus storage recess beneath the stairs.
An opening leads past the stair case to the sitting room, with a further stable door to rear, brick chimney with a wood burner, window to rear, pine floor boards and exposed timbers.
The first floor comprises a main bedroom to the rear, with beautiful views as far as the South Downs, and vaulted ceiling. A door leads into the 'Jack and Jill' bathroom, comprising a bath with shower over, WC and sink unit and part tiled walls.
The second bedroom is accessed from both the landing and the bathroom, and has a window to front, built-in storage cupboards, hanging rail and a partly vaulted ceiling.
The outside space is superb. The gardens are long, south facing and offer views to the South Downs, with a paved patio area by the house and an infrequently used right of way across from side to side.
A path wends its way down the garden, with stunning plants, shrubs and trees on either side, an area of lawn, small pond, plus a fenced vegetable garden area, with a further patio, small pergola and a shed.
The front area is a common right of passage, but on the opposite side is a row of out-houses, with one area belonging to the cottage, offering a vaulted studio/office/store room, with power supply, water and space for freezer.
Rotherfield forms an attractive Sussex village, with a mix of grade II listed property and modern estate houses, with miles of footpaths.
The hubs of the community are The Courtyard Café and the two pubs, The Kings Arms and The Catts Inn. Rotherfield enjoys a good range of amenities including a Village Shop with local Post Office, Chemist, Doctors' Surgery, renowned St Denys' Church, a highly regarded Primary School and the fabulous Rotherfield St Martin’s foundation. Also in the centre of the village is the Millennium Green for dog-walking.
For more comprehensive facilities, there is the neighbouring town of Crowborough approximately 3 miles distant and the Spa Town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is approximately 7 miles to the north. Railway stations are at Jarvis Brook (1.5 miles), Wadhurst (4 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (7 miles). 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.
In terms of places to visit, within an easy drive are various National Trust properties such as Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst with its famous and beautiful gardens, Bedgebury Pinetum, Scotney Castle and Batemans (Rudyard Kipling’s former home).
Services: Electric heating, mains electricity, water and drains. Council Tax Band C.