- A spacious and unique detached four bedroom period house
- Formerly the village newsagents (1932-1995)
- Charming original period features throughout
- Large pretty garden with WWII air raid shelter
- Garage and off road parking
Formerly the village newsagents (1932-1995), this spacious, unique and charming detached Period four bedroom family house offers an abundance of character and charm with original features combined with beautiful established gardens, a WWII air raid shelter, garage, off road parking and all within two miles of Wadhurst village High Street, schools and mainline railway station.
Croxted House is accessed from its private driveway to the side of the property via a gated entrance to rear pathway. From the porch a door opens into the kitchen which comprises wooden wall and base units, worktops, tiled splashbacks, electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor above, integral fridge/freezer, space for a washing machine, 1 1/4 sink and drainer with mixer tap, boiler, tiled floor, spot lighting in ceiling and window to rear garden.
Sliding door from kitchen to the dining room with open fireplace and sandstone surround, windows to side and rear. From the dining room off to hallway accommodating pantry with shelving and window to rear, separate cloakroom with WC/basin and small window to rear.
Also from the hallway doors off to cosy sitting room with electric fire and surround with window to front, and a delightful living room formerly the village newsagents (1932-1995) with original features, comprising a wide elegant front door with patterned window above, inbuilt cupboards which many years ago housed an array of confectionery items, a faux fireplace with brick surround and door to a separate utility room with shelving, tiled floor, window and door to rear.
Wide staircase from the hallway to the first floor landing with window to front accommodating the master bedroom, currently used as a lounge, with open fireplace and tiled surround, windows to side and front. Bedroom two a double with original fireplace with decorative cast surround with window to front. Bedroom three a further double, again with original fireplace with decorative cast surround and window to rear. Bedroom four a small double with window to the rear. The family bathroom comprises a panelled bath with shower over, WC, pedestal basin, cupboard, tiled walls, and window to rear.
The vast loft space offers significant potential for conversion, subject to any necessary planning consents.
Outside the front property a concrete driveway to the side leads to the garage and a gate giving access to the rear entrance pathway to the house and attractive gardens. The gardens to the side and rear are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees with a special historic WWII air raid shelter. A narrow paved path winds around the pretty lawned area to a shed at the far end of the garden, there is another small shed next to the garage and an outside tap located near the porch entrance.
The property is located a few miles from the centre of Wadhurst close to The Vine Pub and around a mile from the nearest shops. 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, Cafés, an Art Gallery and many other Societies and Clubs.
From a shopping perspective there can be found a very good and newly opened local supermarket and Post Office, a family run butcher’s shop, chemist, delicatessen, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters, an excellent library and Book shop. Wadhurst also benefits from a very good local Doctor’s Practice and Dentist.
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.
Approximately 6 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. Also within 45 minutes of Wadhurst there is the Coast with all that it has to offer. In terms of places to visit, within an easy drive are various National Trust properties.
Council Tax Band: E
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