Chapel Cottage is a charming Grade II listed cottage, offering beautifully presented accommodation with plentiful period charm and character, including open fireplace, exposed beams and stonework, plus off road parking, a detached studio within the private rear gardens and lapsed planning consent to extend.
Whilst there is an original front door to the front, the main access point is to the side, off the parking area, leading into the part vaulted kitchen, with exposed timbers and Travatine flooring, plus windows to rear and fitted with an array of grey painted cupboards and drawers, with oak block worktops, inset ceramic sink, integrated cooker with four ring gas hob and extractor above, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
An opening leads into the dining room, with window to front, a deep recess with store and stairs rising to the first floor with an under stairs store, beautiful oak flooring and an internal stained glass window.
From the dining room, a door leads to the sitting room, with window to front and a large inglenook fireplace with open fire, brick surround and hearth, plus a wide opening to a secondary part of the room, which leads directly to the garden and forms a lovely play area/reading area, with a part vaulted roof.
The bathroom is downstairs, and beautifully appointed, with stone tiled walls and flooring, underfloor heating, panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC, windows to side and front and a heated towel rail.
The first floor offers a charming master bedroom, with a vaulted, beamed ceiling, window to front and velux to rear, and deep wardrobe. On the opposite side of the landing is a dressing room/study which can easily be used as a third bedroom, with window to front, exposed timbers and fitted cupboard plus a door to the second bedroom, with a window front and a vaulted, beamed ceiling.
Outside, to the front is a small area of hedge and fenced garden, with a path leading to the front door. To the side is the off road parking area, which does accommodate two vehicles, with a fenced off and gated access to the rear garden and side door to the house.
The rear garden is a good size, with both a paved and gravel seating areas, flower beds and borders, an area of lawn, plus a further area with shed, greenhouse and space for a small vegetable garden. In the rear garden is an insulated studio building, with a power supply, forming a vary useful home office/studio/gym depending on one's needs.
The house has the added benefit of lapsed planning permission to extend to the side.
The property is located in Pell Green, around 1/2 a mile from the nearest shops and The Old Vine Pub in Cousley Wood, approximately two miles to Wadhurst mainline Station. 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.
From a social point of view there are many choices to be made from Period Inns, Gastro Pubs, Restaurants, Café’s 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, a family run butchers shop, chemist, delicatessen, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters an excellent library, Post Office and Book shop. Wadhurst also benefits from a very good local Doctor’s Practise and Dentists and Churches of various denominations.
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, such as Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst with its famous and beautiful gardens, Scotney Castle and Batemans (Rudyard Kipling’s former home).