Set within good sized, partly walled gardens is this 1920s detached former chauffeurs cottage, set on the edge of Trulls Hatch. The house comprises three bedrooms, bathroom, dining room, sitting room, conservatory, kitchen, utility and cloakroom, set within large gardens with ample parking and a detached garage. NO CHAIN. EPC Rating: F.
Little Abbots is a charming house, designed of the era, being attractive with brick, tile, timbered and plaster elevations with a tiled roof. The garden is a very good size, and half edged by the large wall that used to be the nursery to the main estate. On the other side of the garden is the bridleway and woodland beyond.
The property has recently been decorated throughout, with new carpets, and the property is completely double glazed. There is ample scope to update the kitchen and bathrooms, and extend, subject to any necessary consents.
One approaches the house via a long path to the door to the rear lobby, with a galleried landing and full height arched window to side, door to the utility room with fitted cupboards, space for appliances, twin sinks and windows to rear and access to the cloakroom, with WC, basin and window to rear.
The kitchen is off the main hall, comprising a range of cupboards and drawers, with granite worktops, one and a half bowl sink with drainer, tiled splash back and flooring and large window to side and two small windows to side.
Off the hall is the original front door and stairs to the first floor with an under stairs cupboard. A door leads to the siting room, with windows to the side and small windows to front and rear, plus an attractive fireplace with pine mantle and surround.
To the other side of the hall is the dining room with a large window to rear and small window to side, open fireplace and double doors and window to the conservatory, with a lovely outlook over the garden, glass roof and vents, opening windows and French doors to the garden.
The first floor comprises a landing with the full length window to side, and door to the bathroom, comprising a bath, basin and WC, tiled floor and walls. Off the landing are doors to all three bedrooms.
The master bedroom is a double aspect room, with fitted wardrobes and cupboards, plus access to a recessed shower cubicle. The second bedroom also has a large window to rear and former fireplace. The third bedroom has an array of fitted wardrobes, plus a window to side.
Outside, the property is accessed via a brick block driveway providing parking for several cars, plus a detached garage with double up and over door. The large garden extends from the road to beyond the house, with a large wall to one side, forming part of the original kitchen walled garden for the Trulls Hatch Estate. A path leads from the drive to the house, flower bed borders line the wall, plus ample lawn, with mature trees and hedging, fruit trees, rhododendrons, summer house and shed.
The property is situated in the hamlet of Argos Hill, three miles or so from Mayfield High Street, with direct access to footpaths and bridleways, linking the various lanes to the Village.
The nearest shop is the Cuckoo Line Stores at the bottom of Yew Tree Lane, opposite. In Mark Cross, one mile distant, is a pub, garden centre with farm shop and excellent primary school and private nursery.
Mayfield, as the nearest village for shopping provides a small supermarket, butcher, baker, chemist, greengrocer/deli, wine shop, hair salons, clothes shops and post office. There are churches of various denominations, period inns and a Primary School as well as the very well regarded Mayfield School for Girls. For more comprehensive facilities Royal Tunbridge Wells is approximately 9 miles to the north.
The nearest Main-line Rail Service is at Wadhurst, providing a fast and regular service to London Charring Cross, London Bridge and Canon Street. Crowborough station is also within approximately 4 miles. Gatwick is within 30 miles, and the A21, north of Tunbridge Wells provides convenient access to the M25.
There is an excellent choice of education facilities within the general area catering for both the private and state sector. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, bowls, numerous golf clubs, sailing at the coast and Bewl Water Reservoir. The village has its own Tennis club as well as many beautiful walks and numerous equestrian pursuits are available nearby.
Oil central heating with a plastic tank, mains electric and water, private drainage system.
Council Tax Band: G