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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Swailes Green, Robertsbridge

Under Offer £459,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Receptions
  • Magnificent Pond
  • Woodland
  • Double Garage
  • Off Road Parking
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 0.6 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION: Pond Cottage is located at Swailes Green, situated between the Villages of Sedlescombe and Staplecross. Staplecross is located within the beautiful 1066 countryside. This pretty little Hamlet offers a Primary School, a Country Inn, Village Shop, Village Hall and Local Church. Sedlescombe is a Historic and Picturesque Village with a Charming Village Green, an excellent well stocked General Store and Post Office, a Hotel with Swimming Pool, Bar and Restaurant, a Hairdressers, a Garage, an Organic Vineyard and an Antique Shop. The quaint and historic Village of Hawkhurst is within easy driving distance and offers a wide selection of shopping for ones everyday needs, however, Tenterden, Battle, Ashford and Royal Tunbridge Wells present a more comprehensive range of Shops, Restaurants, Banking and Leisure facilities. The surrounding area also boasts a wealth of excellent schools ranging from the local Primary Schools at Staplecross and Bodiam to the renowned Private Schools of Vine Hall, Marlborough House, St Ronan�s, Bodiam Manor, Bedgebury and Benenden to name but a few. For commuting purposes, the nearest Main Line Station into London is at Robertsbridge, a mere 10 minute drive away.

DESCRIPTION: Pond Cottage is a charming Detached Property, nestled in the heart of 1066 Country and steeped in history that can trace its origins back to the early 18th Century. The characterful accommodation has been sympathetically extended to offer 3 Double Bedrooms and 3 generous Reception Rooms. There are beautiful exposed Wooden Floorboards to the Ground Floor and a wealth of Wooden Beams throughout. All Windows are Softwood Framed, Double Glazed and with Oak Sills. Externally, the Property boasts approximately 0.75 Acres of Mature Grounds, including ancient Woodland and a very substantial Pond. A large Attached Double Garage/ Workshop with Mezzanine area provides ample Storage Space, whilst there is an additional Detached Garden Studio. There is plentiful secure Off Road Parking and, to the front, a wonderful outlook across open fields and rolling countryside beyond.

ENTRANCE PORCH: 4�09 x 5�09 (1.44 x 1.75) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 8�05 (2.57).
A delightful Oak Beamed Entrance Porch with Windows to either side, Lighting and Tiled Flooring leads to the:

HALLWAY. Natural Stone Tiling to the Floor, Exposed Beams and Period Style Radiators. Stairs leading to the First Floor, Understairs Storage Cupboard and Timber Latch Doors accessing the Drawing Room, Shower Room and Garage.

DRAWING ROOM: 17�09 X 12�09 (5.43 X 3.91) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 6�07 (2.01) to the highest point.
Superb polished Wooden Floorboards and Exposed Beams grace this principal Reception Area. There is a Brick Built Inglenook Fireplace and Brick Hearth with Bressumer Beam Mantle. Duel Aspect with Windows overlooking the Front and Rear of the Property. Television Point. Wall Lighting. Period Radiators. Telephone point. Various Power Points. A Wooden Door leads into the:

SHOWER ROOM: 4�11 x 6�10 (1.50 x 2.10) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 7� (2.15) to the highest point.
Fully tiled �wet room� with a Double size Power Shower Unit. Wash-hand Basin. Low level WC.

DINING ROOM: 10�01 x 11�05 (3.06 x 3.49) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 6�05 (1.97).
Also benefits from Exposed Wooden Floorboards and a Beamed Ceiling. Triple Window looking out to the Front of the Property. Wall Lighting. Television Point. Telephone Point. Radiator. Various Power Points.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7�10 x 5�08 (2.38 x 1.74) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 6�04 (1.93) to the highest point.
Comprising a Bath. Wash-hand Basin and a Low Level WC. A Window overlooks the Rear of the Property. Extractor Fan. Radiator.

KITCHEN/ SNUG: 22�01 x 13�08 (6.74 x 4.17) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 6�09 (2.07) to the highest point.
An impressive Duel Aspect Room with Exposed Wooden Beams and Floorboards, boasting a comprehensive range of Bespoke Hand Crafted Solid Wooden Units, Butler Sink with integrated Wooden Drainer and a Stainless Steel Cooker. A further Reception Area is adjacent to the Kitchen in an Open Plan arrangement and with very good Ceiling Height. A powerful Wood Burning Stove sits on a Brick Hearth and provides an excellent focal point for the Snug. A Wooden Door leads from the Kitchen out onto an open Porch area to the side of the Property and Windows overlook the Side and Front of the Property. Television Point. Period Radiator. Various Power Points. A Second Staircase leads upstairs from the Snug, accessing 2 more Double Bedrooms.

MASTER BEDROOM:13�01 x 10�01 (3.98 x 3.08) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 9�08 (2.95).
Benefits from a Vaulted Ceiling with Exposed Wooden Beams. A Double Window overlooks the front of the Property. Fitted Carpet. Television Point. Various Power Points. Wall lighting. A Timber Door leads to an adjacent:

DRESSING ROOM: 6�08 x 10�02 (2.03 x 3.11) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 6�01 (1.83).
Boasting Wooden Floorboards and Exposed Beams, there is also a Window overlooking the front of the Property, Integrated Storage Cupboard and further Loft Storage. Radiator. Various Power Points.

BEDROOM 2: 13�06 x 9�09 (4.13 x 2.99) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 7�10 (2.40).
Also with a Vaulted Ceiling and Exposed Beams. Duel Aspect with Windows overlooking the Front and Side of the Property. Fitted Carpet. Various Power Points.

BEDROOM 3: 10�05 x 9�11 (3.18 x 3.03) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 7�06 (2.29).
A quirky feature of this Property constitutes the third Bedroom, which is accessed from the Hallway via its own Private Staircase. A Window overlooks the Front of the Property and rolling Countryside beyond. Fitted Carpet. Television Point. Various Power Points.

GARAGE: 26�03 x 18�10 (8.02 x 5.75) to the furthest point. Ceiling Height: 13�06 (4.13) to the highest point.
A generous �L-shaped� Double Garage/Workshop accessed via an Internal Door to the Hallway or External Back Door. Two sets of Timber Double Garage Doors open onto the Driveway. Complete with Mezzanine Storage level, Various Power Points, and Lighting.

EXTERNALLY: Approximately 0.6 acres (source: The beautiful, idyllic Grounds are mainly laid to Lawn around a substantial well-stocked Pond, which makes for an imposing Centrepiece. Copious Mature Shrubs and Trees ensure a delightful ambience. There is a Detached Garden Studio with Power Supply and Lighting and a further Timber Summerhouse. Secure Off Road Parking for several Vehicles.

SERVICES: Mains Water, Mains Electricity, Oil-Fired Central Heating. Private Drainage.


DIRECTIONS: From our Goudhurst Office, head towards Cranbrook and turn right into Glassonbury Road, next to The Peacock Country Inn, signposted towards Hastings. Continue to the end and turn right onto the A229. At the traffic lights in Hawkhurst, continue straight ahead, then turn left onto the B2244 towards Staplecross and Cripps Corner. Follow this road for 5.5 miles, then turn left at Cripps Corner onto the B2165 and take the next left onto the B2089. Continue for approximately half a mile and after passing Poppinghole Lane on the Right, Pond Cottage is the second Property on the Right (with Gated Driveway).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Country Property Group provides these particulars in good faith for guidance purposes only. We wish to stress that The Country Property Group is unable to measure the Land on offer in order to confirm the exact acreage and therefore requests all potential purchasers to satisfy themselves prior to entering into negotiations. Please note we have not conducted a structural survey of the Property nor have we tested any of the heating, drainage, services, fittings or sanitary items in this Property.

VIEWING: All viewings by prior appointment through The Country Property Group on 01892 750999 (Frant) 01580 211888 (Goudhurst) 01892 724488 (Horsmonden) 01892 724949 (Matfield). A member of the team will conduct all viewings, whether or not the Vendors are in residence. For your convenience we always carry a tape measure and we would be delighted to double-check any measurements for you during any viewing. As a matter of policy once an offer made on a Property has been accepted, we like, where possible to encourage buyers to attend the premises again with us so that all Property particulars can be meticulously double-checked prior to any interested party incurring any professional expenses.

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