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5 bedroom character property for sale

High Street, Cranbrook

Withdrawn from Market £715,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive Grade II Listed attached period residence
  • Five bedrooms incorporating master with en-suite bathroom and dressing room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Two reception rooms, cloakroom/utility room, study and cellar
  • L shaped rear garden with timber workshop and greenhouse
  • Twin single garages and private off road parking
  • Central location
  • Cranbrook School catchment area

Full description

An impressive Grade II Listed town residence providing character five bedroom family accommodation, complemented by a predominantly walled rear garden with greenhouse and workshop, twin single garages, all occupying a prominent High Street location. Cranbrook School catchment area.

A carefully maintained Grade II Listed period residence with beautiful Elizabethan façade providing character family accommodation arranged over three floors including five bedrooms, two reception rooms, downstairs cloakroom/utility room, and a study, complemented by predominantly walled well stocked lawned garden, greenhouse and timber workshop, twin single garages, all occupying a prominent High Street location within this favoured Wealden Town.

The Property: The Old Studio is an impressive Grade II Listed timber framed town residence with beautiful Elizabethan façade presenting mixed elevations of exposed timbers with plaster in-filing, jettied first floor, inset with a mix of leaded light metal framed and multi-paned timber framed casement windows beneath a pitched and hipped tiled roof. The rear of the house extends beyound the neighbouring properties.

A particular feature is the linen-fold panel front door. The Old Studio has an interesting and varied history from a Tudor Cloth Hall to the studio of the Cranbrook Colony of 19th century artists continuing through to the 20th century, to today as a very well proportioned comfortable family home. The property displays exposed timbers, wide oak floorboards and some quarry tiled and brick floors.

The kitchen/breakfast room has an impressive inglenook currently housing a gas fired boiler. A range of base and eye level cupboards and drawers are fitted including tiled work surfaces, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space and electric point for cooker. A drawing room is situated to the front and a sitting room to rear with feature open fireplace with raised brick hearth enjoying pleasant outlook across the rear garden.

Two separate staircases provide access to the five bedrooms arranged over the first and second floors including a very well proportioned master bedroom with fine double aspect, enjoying views out across the garden and up to the church tower. This room is complemented by a dressing room and bathroom.

Gardens & Grounds: The rear predominantly walled garden is a particular feature enjoying a southerly aspect accessed via a wrought iron gate, L shaped, laid to lawn with well stocked mixed flower and shrubbery borders. Greenhouse. Timber workshop approx. 5.5m x 3.5m fitted with power and light. Twin single concrete section garages with metal up and over doors are accessed via a concrete drive leading off the exit road from the Coop supermarket.

To the front is an area of garden with lawn, part bordered by trimmed privet hedging, planted with roses.

Directions: Pedestrian: From our office in Cranbrook proceed up the High Street and on past the entrance and exit to the Coop supermarket. The Old Studio will be found shortly, clearly visible, on the left hand side, proceed through the archway, over a cobbled yard to the side door.

Tenure: Freehold
Services: Mains electricity, drainage and water. Mains gas fired central heating.
Local authority:
Council tax: Band F 
EPC: Exempt

Viewings: By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 July 2016


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