4 bedroom detached house for saleStaplehurst Road, Frittenden, Kent, TN17 2EA
Sold by Us £799,000
- Entrance Hall, Downstairs Cloak/Bathroom
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room
- Study, Sitting Room, Conservatory, Dining Room
- Main First Floor Landing, Secondary Landing
- Master Bedroom with Dressing Area and En-suite (Jack and Jill) Shower Room
- 3 Further Double Bedrooms
- Off Road Parking, Triple Garage/Store with Studio/Office/Games Room Above
- Large Garden and Paddocks of Approx 3.5 Acres, Oil Fired Central Heating, Private Treatment Plant Drainage
Full descriptionExtremely enchanting detached country cottage, triple garaging with studio above, delightful views over the surrounding countryside and beyond. Approx. 3.5 acres and within the C.S.C.A! A quintessential Kentish detached Grade II Listed 4 bedroomed (1 with en-suite) property retaining a wealth of charming original features including exposed beams and timbers and two working Inglenook fireplaces retaining the original bread ovens. The delightful gardens envelop the property on all sides and are predominantly laid to flat lawn partly edged and interspersed with a variety of mature herbaceous beds, and mature trees. A large sunny terrace with built in barbeque is ideal for al fresco entertaining and overlooks the gardens onto the adjoining field. The plot amounts to approximately 3.5 acres (tbv) and benefits from a detached triple bay garage/store with exterior staircase to studio/office/games room above. Set on the edge of the popular and sought after Village of Frittenden, which has its own primary school, a small village shop, and an excellent family run pub/restaurant, in a semi rural yet convenient location well placed for local shopping and excellent schooling. Being less than a 10 minute drive from Cranbrook Town centre, and from the mainline station to London and Ashford International, and within easy road access to motorway networks.Internal viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate exactly what is being offered.
Set on the outskirts of the popular and sought after village of Frittenden which offers some local amenities including a small village shop, public house, church and primary school. Being within about a 10 minute drive from several larger villages, including Headcorn and Staplehurst, and the Town of Cranbrook which collectively offer comprehensive facilities. The mainline stations at Staplehurst and Headcorn are also within a 10 minute drive and offer services to London, (the journey taking approximately 1 hour), and Ashford International. The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover and Ashford International Station.
From the centre of Cranbrook, proceed down the High Street, into Stone Street and bear left out of the Town. Continue straight over the Willesley Pound roundabout on the A229 into Staplehurst. At the bottom of Staplehurst hill turn right onto the Frittenden Road. Continue for about 1.7 of a mile, and the property will be found on the right hand side.
Believed to date circa 1650 a well presented detached Grade II listed property constructed of an Oak frame with a mainly weather boarded exterior with later two storey addition to the rear with a tiled part catslide roof. The attached conservatory is constructed of brick and wooden framed sealed unit double glazed windows and doors, with a cedar shingle roof. The accommodation on 2 floors comprises:-
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
Painted oak entrance door to:-
Exposed beams and timbers, oak flooring, window overlooking the garden, built in understairs cupboard with coats hanging, shelving and lighting. Radiator, beamed opening to Kitchen/Breakfast Room, wooden latched doors to Dining Room and to:-
Exposed beams and timbers. White suite comprising wash basin, low level WC, and wooden panelled bath with telephone styled mixer tap/shower attachment above. Heated towel rail, extractor fan, and part tiling to walls.
Triple aspect windows overlooking the terrace and onto the gardens and field. Fitted in a range of solid Pine hand painted units with 1.5 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboards and plumbing for dishwasher under. Further comprehensive range of wall, base and drawer units incorporating built in Smeg stainless steel hob with extractor/light in canopy above, fan assisted stainless steel electric double oven and grill, space for fridge/freezer, corner display unit, spice racking, book shelving, tiled splashbacks, radiator, Amtico flooring, exposed timbers and brick archway to:-
Cupboard housing the floor standing Worchester oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water/central heating with slatted shelving above. Further storage cupboard. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit set into double cupboard with worktop above plumbing for the washing machine under, and tiled splashbacks above. Window and door to the rear, Amtico flooring and opening to:-
Double aspect windows to side and rear, wall mounted cupboard housing the fusebox and electricity meter, radiator, telephone points, and latched door to:-
Impressive working Inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam above, black steel canopy, brick hearth and original bread oven. Wealth of exposed beams and timbers with some open timber studwork. Three windows to the front, door leading to the second staircase with a curved brick bread oven and stairs leading to the secondary landing. Two radiators, TV point, built in understairs storage cupboard, wooden latched door through to dining room, and opening to:-
Brick with wooden framed double glazed units above incorporating double opening doors onto the paved terrace and windows overlooking the gardens. TV point, wall mounted temperature controls for the under floor electric heating, and tiled terracotta flooring.
Impressive working Inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam above, brick hearth, black steel canopy and bread oven. Two windows to front, radiator, wooden latched door to the staircase to the main landing with exposed brick curved bread oven. Door back to entrance hall.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Exposed beams and timbers, deep shelved storage/airing cupboard with radiator, and wooden latched doors to:-
Double aspect windows enjoying delightful country views, 2 radiators, TV and telephone points, built in cupboard housing the Megaflo mains pressure hot water cylinder. Door leading to Dressing Area:- which has a window, radiator, hanging rails, shelving, and with a connecting door Bedroom 4, and door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room
Jack and Jill onto the main landing. Suite comprising low level WC, double size shower cubicle with Aqualisa fitting, wash basin set onto a marble shelf with cupboard below, exposed beams, chrome heated towel rail/radiator, access to loft, large skylight window, extractor, Amtico flooring and tiled splashbacks. Doo to:-
Exposed beams and timbers, staircase down to the Dining Room, and lever latch doors to:-
Triple aspect windows with lovely views, built in wardrobe and storage cupboards, exposed beams and timbers, two radiators, and TV point.
Double aspect with windows to the front and side with pleasant outlooks, two radiators, exposed beams and timbers, TV point, built in wardrobe/storage cupboards, and built in desk unit with storage above.
Window to the front looking across surrounding countryside, exposed beams, feature fireplace, TV point, and radiator.
The property is approached by a five bar gate leading onto a large parking and turning area, with detached triple GARAGE/STORE of timber framed construction, weather boarded cladding and a pitched tiled roof with an exterior wooden staircase leading to the STUDIO/OFFICE/GAMES ROOM with power and light connected, telephone points, velux windows and outside lighting. The gardens are certainly a feature of this property being laid mainly to flat to lawn interspersed with various pathways and well stocked borders, productive vegetable garden with trellis, and Apple trees. Outside lighting and oil tank. Directly to the rear of the house there is a large Indian Sandstone paved patio/terrace with brick retaining walls incorporating a BBQ and corner shrub beds with mature Vine. The rest of the grounds are laid mainly to lawn with a gate leading through to the area of paddock, in total amounting to approximately 3.5 acres (tbv).Agents Note: The company director has an interest in the property.
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