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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Forge Cottage, The Street, Lynsted

Under Offer £515,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Grade ll Listed Period Cottage
  • Carefully Refurbished Interior
  • Many Period Features Throughout
  • Almost 2,500 Sq. Ft Of Accommodation
  • Impressive Living Room With Inglenook
  • Stunning Open Plan Kitchen & Dining Room
  • Mature & Attractive Rear Gardens
  • Large Garage/Workshop
  • Delightful Village Setting
  • No Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming Grade ll Listed period cottage with generous accommodation and much character including many exposed beams and timbers, with a walled garden and a large garage which was previously the old forge. The cottage is situated in the heart of the Conservation Area in this delightful village.

Furthermore, the property has undergone an extensive yet sympathetic programme of refurbishment in 2012 and 2013. Works included some reroofing, new and repaired joinery, rewiring, new plumbing and a new central heating system, a new kitchen, utility room and bathrooms, redecoration, repair and restoration.

The front door opens into a spacious reception hall with wide exposed floorboards, exposed beams, a wood burning stove with a brick hearth and a useful cloakroom.

To the left of the hallway is a spectacular dual aspect sitting room with a wealth of exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and access to a cellar.

To the right is a wonderful open plan kitchen and dining room with two sets of French doors to the garden. The kitchen has an excellent range of fitted units set around solid oak work surfaces, integrated appliances, a twin Belfast sink and a central island and breakfast bar.

The kitchen is complemented by a large utility/laundry room and the generous living accommodation is completed by a pleasant family room with a glazed door to the garden.

On the first floor, a long, beamed landing leads to four bedrooms and a well appointed family bathroom with a stylish and contemporary white suite. The master bedroom is a wonderfully light and airy room with an en suite shower room and lovely views over the garden.


The rear garden measures approx. 77 ft x 62 ft and is mainly walled and laid to lawn and beautifully planted with a wide variety of mature trees including a lovely old silver birch tree.

To the right of the property is the old forge which now serves as a useful garage/workshop with double doors to The Street.


The village of Lynsted is a typical old English village with an ancient parish church, St. Peter and St. Paul, a local pub, The Black Lion, and even a village duck pond. The village also boasts a fine selection of period houses and there is a well regarded village primary school.

The nearby village of Teynham offers a wider range of amenities including pubs, restaurants, supermarkets, a primary school and a mainline station.

For a wider range of amenities you have the well equipped town of Sittingbourne or the historic market town of Faversham (both approx. 5 miles) with a good selection of shops, Grammar Schools and mainline stations with a fast service to London.

The village of Lynsted is surrounded by undulating hills, picturesque farmland and some truly outstanding countryside and is ideal for anyone who enjoys outdoor pursuits, with numerous footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding surrounding the village.

Travel connections from Lynsted are ideal for those who wish to live a quiet life but still be within easy reach of the hustle and bustle of town and city life.

The A2 and M2 run north and south of the village, the latter providing connections to junction 3 of the M25, and the A2 connecting with Sittingbourne and Faversham and on towards London. Both Sittingbourne and Faversham have train stations with direct links to London

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements and floor plans are a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Fixtures and fittings shown in any photographs are not necessarily included in the sale and need to be agreed with the seller.

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08 July 2016


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