- A charming period two bedroom attached cottage
- Bright, spacious and beautifully presented throughout
- Character features include exposed timbers and brickwork
- Extensive garden with Summer house and terrace
- Off road parking
- Permission for Oak framed garden room
- Situated minutes away from countryside walks
- No onward chain
- VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
A delightful and immaculately presented period cottage enjoying plentiful character charm including vaulted ceilings, latched doors, exposed beams/brickwork plus an extensive and beautifully maintained garden with off road parking and accommodation comprising two double bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom. EPC Rating: D. No onward chain.
Forge Cottage is beautifully presented throughout with an abundance of characterful period features. The cottage enjoys a large garden plot and is surrounded by numerous countryside footpaths, some leading direct to Bewl Water Reservoir, also nearby is the quaint Old Vine country pub.
Crossing over the front paved driveway to porch with hedge and fence boundary. Inside, there is a useful lobby area with a further door through to the sitting/dining room.
The stunning bright and spacious sitting/dining room comprises exposed beams/brickwork, fireplace with wood burning stove on a brick hearth and floating shelf atop, stone flooring with underfloor heating, windows to front and opening through to kitchen/breakfast room and staircase to first floor landing.
The stylish country kitchen includes an array of wall and base units, worktops and breakfast bar, vaulted ceiling with skylight, exposed timbers and brickwork, Butler sink, integrated cooker, four ring gas hob, space for upright fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, stone flooring with underfloor heating, inset lighting and windows and door to rear garden.
The cloakroom is accessed from the kitchen with corner hand wash basin, WC, and tiled flooring.
The first floor landing comprises two double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Both bedrooms are bright and good sized doubles with exposed timbers, wood flooring, windows to front and inset lighting. The larger of the two bedrooms also enjoys a walk in wardrobe.
The family bathroom comprises exposed timbers, panelled bath with shower attachment over, hand wash basin, WC, wood flooring, heated towel rail, inset lighting and skylight.
Outside, the attractive front driveway with picket fence and hedge borders provides off road parking for two cars.
The large and beautifully maintained wall/fence enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with established shrubs and a variety of vibrant flower borders. There is a summer house with a seating area at the far end of the garden and a terraced area in front of the kitchen, just perfect for entertaining family and friends. Permission has been granted by way of Permitted Development Certificate for an oak framed garden room adjoining the kitchen/dining area.
The property is conveniently located with a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells/Lamberhurst and approximately one mile to the nearest local shops and two miles to Wadhurst village.
Wadhurst which is a very pretty 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, Cafes, 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 shop, greengrocers, chemist, delicatessen, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters, florist, hairdressers, an excellent library and book shop. Wadhurst also benefits from a very good local doctors and dentist practice.
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 mainline railway station provides fast and regular service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street.
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 Band: D.
All mains services connected.
NB: Forge Cottage has a right of way over the neighbouring property.