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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cage Lane, Smarden

Withdrawn from Market £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty Detached Grade II Listed cottage
  • Three reception rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Family bathroom and Cloaks/shower room
  • Three timber garden sheds
  • Total plot size 0.5 of an acre

Full description

A pretty detached Grade II Listed cottage providing four bedrooms and three reception rooms, offering scope for updating if so desired, complemented by a lawn garden and pond total plot size 0.5 of an acre, all located on the edge of this most picturesque of Wealden villages.

A pretty detached Grade II Listed cottage providing four bedrooms and three reception rooms, offering scope for updating/alteration/extension subject to obtaining all relevant consents, complemented by neatly tended lawned gardens total plot size approx. 0.5 of an acre including a natural pond, all located a level walk from the High Street of this most picturesque of Wealden villages.

Tenterden approx. 8 miles distance  | Headcorn Mainline Railway Station approx. 3.5 miles distance.

The Property: Apple Tree Cottage is a pretty Grade II Listed village residence, understood to have formally been two cottages, presenting elevations of white weatherboarding with some brickwork set with multi paned timber framed single glazed casement windows beneath a pitched and hipped tiled roof, with partial catslide to rear. A flat roof extends out across the rear lobby and garden room. The character accommodation is arranged over two floors and now offers an opportunity for updating and improvement if so desired. Many features indicative of the period include exposed timbers, studwork, inglenook fireplaces and latched cottage doors. 

A particular feature are the three separate reception rooms including the drawing room with inglenook fireplace and brick hearth. The sitting room also fitted with an open inglenook fireplace and canopy enjoys a double aspect. The open plan dining room has a useful recess currently used as a ‘bar’. The kitchen is fitted with base and eye level cupboards and drawers, fitted round edge work surfaces with tiled slash backs, inset twin bowl stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for dishwasher, electric points for fridge and cooker, all enjoying a pleasant outlook across the rear garden. A utility room has a walk in larder and separate store cupboard. The rear lobby, formally used as the piano room, provides access to a timber framed and glazed garden room enjoying a pleasant aspect out across the garden.  

Four bedrooms are arranged over the first floor. Bedroom one has two useful built in wardrobes, bedroom two with access to extensive under eaves storage. Bedrooms three and four both have partially vaulted ceilings with aspects to front. The bathroom is fitted with a dated suite.   

Gardens & Grounds: A five bar timber gate opens onto gravelled drive and parking. The garden is a particular feature running predominately to the rear and side laid principally to lawn punctuated with rose beds, apple, willow and oak trees. A natural pond is situated to the corner with waterfall feature. Three timber garden sheds are positioned to the side. The whole is enclosed by hedging, neatly clipped shaped hedging to the front boundary and some wooden panel fencing.  

Directions: On entering Smarden, from the direction of Biddenden, Apple Tree Cottage will be found on the left hand side opposite the entrance to Bethersden Road. If you reach The Flying Horse public house you have travelled too far. 

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

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 August 2016

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