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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chidley Cross Road, East Peckham

Withdrawn from Market £780,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • 3 Receptions
  • Summer House
  • No chain

Full description

If you are looking for a Grade II listed character cottage in an idyllic semi-rural village location, then Horse & Groom Cottage is for you. Offering versatile accommodation over three floors to provide 4 double bedrooms, 3 receptions, the most fabulous gardens to the rear with heated swimming pool, pool house with bar and separate seating area with built-in pizza oven. Entertaining is the highlight of this property whether it be summer months or winter. The cottage offers a spacious yet cosy atmosphere for any family to enjoy.

21' 0'' x 11' 6'' (6.40m x 3.50m)
The rear of the property offers a fabulous ambience, ideal for al fresco dining beneath a mature pergola clad with wisteria. Wishing well, side access gate and mature footpath leading to wrought iron gate which opens out into the fabulous rear garden, principally laid to lawn, set out on two levels. The elevated part of the garden offers large heated swimming pool, summerhouse measuring 15'8 x 10'7 (4.77m x 3.22m) with bar area and storage to the rear. Further brick built outdoor dining area fitted with pizza oven. Wide variety of mature trees and shrubs. If you love entertaining, then this house is for you.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
21' 6'' x 7' 7'' (6.56m x 2.30m)
Part vaulted ceiling. Measurement to include a range of cream coloured base and wall mounted units with complementary solid wood work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl ceramic sink, Rangemaster double electric oven, grill and five ring gas hob with electric glass plate ring. Integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Breakfast bar area, ceramic tiling to floors, three windows to the rear, spotlights to ceiling, radiator.

Rear Lobby 
Leading off from the kitchen, offering space for coats and latch door leading to cloakroom.

With white suite of low level w.c. and washbasin. Tiled floor, window.

Radiator, carpet as fitted, double fitted linen cupboard/storage and further built-in hanging cupboard. Stairs rise to second floor. Window to stairwell.

Shower Room 
Double shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c., casement window, mirror above wash basin, heated towel rail, radiator.

East Peckham offers shopping for everyday needs, to include Co-op supermarket, greengrocers, library, post office and on the outskirts, towards Paddock Wood, large petrol station with convenience store. Doctor's surgery in the village centre with adjoining chemist, and bus services to Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Paddock Wood, approximately 3.5 miles distant offers a wider variety of shopping facilities, to include Waitrose supermarket and shopping for everyday needs, main line station to London Charing Cross, Waterloo East, London Bridge, and in the opposite direction Ashford and Dover Priory. To the east Tonbridge is approximately 5.7 miles, providing a wider variety of supermarkets, sports centres and leisure facilities, with Tunbridge Wells ten miles distant. The Horse & Groom is situated close to an area known as Little Mill (once boasting a water mill) offering the Man of Kent family public house. East Peckham was renowned for the hop growing industry...

Horse & Groom Cottage is an idyllic family home, Grade II listed, and understood to date back to early 18th century. Located close to Little Mill and within walking distance of village centre, you have the best of both worlds, with local amenities and yet the old world charm of the older part of East Peckham. This property offers a stunning garden to the rear, to include heated swimming pool, summerhouse and covered dining area fitted with pizza oven, further al fresco dining area to the rear of the property, giving you versatility throughout the year. The house itself is set out over three floors, and offers a wealth of character, with open fireplaces, exposed beams, yet kitchen and bathrooms are for modern day living. Accommodation comprising entrance hall with open aspect leading down to stunning drawing room with dining area to the far end, study, kitchen/breakfast room and rear lobby with cloakroom. To the first floor, master bedroom with en suite, fabulous bathroom,...

Entrance Hall 
9' 0'' x 5' 8'' (2.75m x 1.72m)
Offering laminate floor and double casement doors leading out to rear garden. Exposed beams. Open aspect with step down to drawing room.

Drawing Room/Dining Area 
36' 4'' x 15' 2'' (11.08m x 4.63m)
With a wealth of exposed beams and character,and two separate fireplaces, large gas stove to the drawing room and inglenook with open grate to the dining area, the stunning drawing/dining room is graced with oak floor, bay window and two further casement windows, and latch door to staircase. The dining area measures 21' 0'' x 15' 0'' (6.4m x 4.57m).

10' 4'' x 7' 9'' (3.16m x 2.35m)
Offering window to the side and double doors leading out to the front of the property.

Fabulous bathroom offering double jacuzzi bath with mood lighting above, and telephone style shower taps. Stone circular bowl set onto toiletries shelving unit and tiled top. Old-fashioned style radiator with towel rail over, tiled floor, casement window.


21' 9'' x 12' 0'' (6.62m x 3.66m)
Floor measurement. Window and exposed beams. This would make a fabulous playroom or study area.


Open Garage 
21' 0'' x 11' 6'' (6.40m x 3.50m)
Open bay garage

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 August 2016


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