- Charming three bedroom Grade II listed character cottage
- Stunning Inglenook fireplace
- Exposed oak beams/timbers throughout with good ceiling height
- Pretty front and rear cottage gardens
- Garage and off road parking
- Central village location
- NO CHAIN
A charming Grade II listed cottage, with a fascinating history, situated in the middle of this popular village, enjoying three bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting room with inglenook, dining room, kitchen, beamed ceilings and cottage front and rear gardens, plus parking and garage in a block to the rear. NO CHAIN.
2 The Charity is a wonderful Grade II Listed former workhouse dating from the 15th Century, enjoying 'Chocolate Box' good looks, with oak beams and wattle and daub panels. Internally, the exposed oak timbers continues, but with good ceiling heights throughout, plus a fabulous inglenook fireplace and leaded light windows to the front elevation.
One approaches the property via a picket fenced front garden, with brick path to the front door into the sitting room, with the window to front, large inglenook with exposed brickwork and wood-burner. There is a cupboard to one side and a large opening and step down to the dining area, with stairs leading to the first floor, under stairs cupboard and a sliding door to the kitchen.
The kitchen comprises a range of wooden cupboards and drawers, with ample worktop space and integrated oven with electric four ring hob above, one and a half bowl sink with drainer and space for other appliances. A large window and door provide an outlook and access to a conservatory and the garden beyond.
The conservatory has windows and doors overlooking the rear garden, and provides scope to be replaced/upgraded as required, subject to any necessary consents.
The first floor provides a quirky landing, with split levels and a further staircase to the second floor. The master bedroom is a fabulous room, with a large arching beam and former fireplace and a window to front, plus fitted cupboards.
There is a further bedroom on this floor, with a window to rear and fitted wardrobe, plus the bathroom, currently comprising a shower, WC, bidet and basin, with tiled walls, towel rail and a window to rear.
The second floor provides a vaulted bedroom, with fitted wardrobes, a dormer window to front and a large store cupboard accessed from the small landing.
There is the added benefit of front and rear gardens, plus parking and a garage in a block to the rear, accessed from Brewer Street. The rear gardens are fenced, with a path to a gate leading to the parking area, area of lawn and flower bed borders, plus two stores under the conservatory.
The property is located in the centre of Lamberhurst, within striking distance of local shops and public house.
Lamberhurst sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers a number of local clubs and societies. There is a large recreation ground for football, games and dog walking plus an excellent children’s adventure playground. Other amenities within Lamberhurst include several pubs, an extensive local village store with Post Office, a primary school, doctor’s surgery/pharmacy, Bewl Reservoir and the renowned Lamberhurst Golf Club.
The property is approximately half a mile away from the A21 for ease of access North and South, although there are better routes into Tunbridge Wells via Bayham and Bells Yew Green
Wadhurst is merely 3 miles distant with a further array of shops, services and amenities. 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, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters, library, and book shop, a local doctor’s practice and dentist.
Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (4.5 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (8 miles). These provide a fast and regular service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Canon Street
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.
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 7 miles North of Lamberhurst 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 Lamberhurst 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 Bodium Castle, Sissinghurst with its famous and beautiful gardens, Scotney Castle and Batemans (Rudyard Kipling’s former home).
Mains services connected, with electric heating.