With superb views over rolling countryside is this charming, Period detached cottage, comprising two/three bedrooms, modern bathroom, lovely kitchen with fitted AEG appliances, sitting room with inglenook and open dining space, hallway and cloakroom, plus a detached double garage with a rooms above, ample parking, 1/2 acre gardens and further scope to extend, STPP. NO CHAIN. EPC Rating: D.
Dating from the late 1700s, the cottage is unlisted, yet shows its Period features well, with exposed brickwork and beams. The house has seen many improvements by the current owners, including new double glazed hardwood windows, a new oak staircase, modern kitchen with granite worktops and AEG fitted appliances, and an updated bathroom, with a modern roll-top bath and walk-in shower.
The property is approached via a front door to a formal lobby with a door to a ground floor cloakroom with brick flooring and a modern central heating boiler. An opening leads into a reception hall, with a modern Oak stair case leading to the first floor, brick flooring and an original oak door to the dining room and a further opening to the sitting room.
The sitting room forms a wonderful, characterful room, with an inglenook fireplace and wood burner and a window and original front door to the front and engineered oak flooring.
Open oak beams and steps leads down to the dining room to the rear, with glazed French doors to the rear courtyard and a further window to side, beamed ceiling and walls, engineered oak flooring and an opening with further steps down to the kitchen.
The kitchen is a lovely bright triple aspect room, with cream gloss fronted units and red granite work tops, inset sink with etched drainer and mixer tap, integrated AEG appliances to include a dishwasher, fridge freezer, oven and hob with extractor above and a wine fridge. Wood effect tiled flooring, windows to side and rear to enjoy the views and a part glass door to the rear garden.
The first floor comprises a wonderful master bedroom with front and rear windows, and wonderful views to the rear, exposed brick chimney breast, eaves storage and exposed beams and wooden flooring.
Opposite is the possible third bedroom, currently used as a dressing room, with fabulous oak doors to three fitted wardrobes, wooden flooring and a window to front.
Down the landing is the bathroom, forming a bright, modern room, with a large walk-in shower with glass screen, modern roll top bath, WC and basin, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, exposed timbers, two windows to side and a heated towel rail.
The second bedroom is a further double, with stunning views from the rear facing window.
Outside is a five bar gate to the driveway, with ample parking for several cars, and access to the detached double garage with two up and over doors and a first floor storage room. There is a window at ground floor level, providing scope to form an office/gym/workshop, if required.
There is also a pedestrian gate to the original front door and steps that leads down from the drive to the front door and path to the rear facing patio, all taking in the best of the views back towards Mayfield and over rolling countryside.
The whole garden is approximately 1/2 an acre, with the largest part to the western side, being hedge and fence enclosed, with a few fruit trees, but otherwise laid to grass. The eastern garden tapers off to a point, and has an old shed (now defunct) and houses the private sewage treatment plant amongst the mature trees. This area offers considerable scope to extend the cottage, subject to any planning permissions.
The property is situated in the hamlet of Argos Hill, 1 1/2 miles or so from Mayfield High Street, with direct access to footpaths and bridleways, linking to other footpaths and the various lanes around.
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.
Mains gas, electric and water are connected with a private sewage treatment plant.
Council Tax Band: F