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01435 874450

Wadhurst Office
01892 782287

01435 874450 / 01892 782287

1 St James Square, Wadhurst
Guide Price £395,000

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  • Charming character two bedroom cottage
  • Exposed beams, stonework and latched doors
  • Bright and spacious accommodation
  • Large basement cellar
  • Courtyard garden
  • Central village location
  • Leasehold with share of freehold
  • No onward chain

This charming and beautifully presented period cottage is positioned in the heart of Wadhurst village within easy walking distance to shops, amenities and transport services, offering an abundance of characterful features combined with a wealth of history dating back to the late 1700s and comprises two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, study, kitchen/dining room, large basement cellar and an enclosed courtyard garden. EPC Rating: D.

Pilbeam Cottage is a bright and deceptively spacious cottage, offering beautifully presented accommodation arranged over three floors, with plentiful period charm and character including exposed beams and stonework.

Approaching the cottage is a decorative wrought iron fence with gated access leading to courtyard garden and front door. Inside, is a useful lobby with storage cupboard and opening through to kitchen/dining room.

The stunning and stylish kitchen/dining room is a generous size and comprises exposed beams and stonework, an array of wall and base units, worktops, tiled splashbacks, sink/drainer with mixer tap over, integrated dishwasher, cooker and ceramic hob, space for upright fridge/freezer, wood flooring and window to front. There is also an impressive former stone fireplace with decorative artwork, shelving and a tiled hearth.

A large basement cellar is accessed from the kitchen and there is a staircase to the first floor landing accommodating a living room, study and bathroom.

The fabulous light and airy living room is just lovely and includes exposed timbers and stonework, decorative fireplace on a tiled hearth, windows to front and latched doors to family bathroom and study.

The contemporary and pristine bathroom comprises panelled bath with shower attachment over, pedestal hand wash basin, WC, exposed timbers, stonework, part tiled walls, inset lighting, wood effect flooring and window to rear.

The study is a light room and includes a vaulted ceiling with skylight window.

Staircase from the living room leads to the second floor landing with latched doors to two double bedrooms.

Bedroom one is a large double with exposed timbers/stonework and comprises a functional area with hanging rail for clothes, window to front and latched door to en-suite with panelled bath, part tiled walls, pedestal hand wash basin, WC, wood effect flooring, inset lighting and window to front.

Bedroom two is again a good size double and includes exposed timbers, stonework, ornate stained glass feature, alcove with hanging rail for clothes and window to front.

Outside, there is an enclosed courtyard with easy access to the High Street and countryside walks including Bewl Water Reservoir.


Wadhurst 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, Florist, Chemist, Delicatessen, Greengrocer, Hairdresser, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters, 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 is also great access to an abundance of footpaths to fields, woods and Bewl Reservoir.

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.

Mainline railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (1.5 miles), Stonegate (2.5 miles), and Tunbridge Wells (10 miles). These provide a fast and regular service to London in under an hour.

There is a convenient bus stop opposite the cottage, providing a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells via Wadhurst railway station. Also, within 45 minutes of Wadhurst there is the Coast with all that it has to offer.

Council Tax Band: D.
All mains services connected.

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1 St James Square
Wadhurst TN5 6BL
County: East Sussex
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00000731
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