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4 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Hawkhurst

Withdrawn from Market £699,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Georgian village residence with well presented character accommodation
  • Sitting room with feature fireplace housing multi fuel stove
  • Kitted kitchen/dining room with fireplace
  • Catch Pole & Rye and Lefroy Brooks bathroom fittings
  • Attention to period detail
  • Restored sash windows with boxed shutters

Full description

An impressive detached Georgian house providing elegant period accommodation with consistent attention to detail. The four bedroom family accommodation is complemented by established gardens, parking and garage, located within a village setting and a level walk of the high street. Cranbrook School catchment area.Cranbrook School catchment area. Tunbridge Wells approx. 14 miles distance | Etchingham Mainline Railway Station approx. 5 miles distance.

The Property: Oak Cottage is an impressive individual detached Georgian village residence with origins understood to date back to circa early 1830’s, presenting brick elevations set with timber framed sash windows beneath a pitched slate tiled roof. We are informed by the seller the property has been extensively refurbished during their ownership which we understand has included upgrading to the electrics, central heating, improving the insulation and the fitting of new bathrooms. The character accommodation is arranged over two floors with many features indicative of the period including classic fireplaces, tall ceilings and panelled internal doors. Within the sitting room is an impressive fireplace housing painted cast iron multi fuel stove on a marble hearth with fitted book shelving to either side, double aspect with pleasant outlook across the garden. The kitchen area of the kitchen/dining room is fitted with cupboards and drawers, wooden block worksurfaces and splashbacks, inset Cooke and Lewis brush finished stainless steel sink with mixer tap over, space & plumbing for dishwasher, space & plumbing point for range style cooker, built in glazed fronted display cabinet, space and housing for American style fridge/freezer, double aspect. From the utility room the cloakroom is fitted with a classic high level wc and wash hand basin.

Four double bedrooms are arranged over the first floor incorporating a master bedroom with beautiful en-suite bathroom with some fittings by Catch Pole & Rye, high level wc and pedestal wash hand basin, free standing roll top bath, Lefroy Brooks heated towel rail, aspect to rear with distant countryside views. Bedrooms two, three and four have feature cast iron fireplaces. The family bathroom is fitted with an antique suite, some fittings by Catch Pole & Rye, including Tirez French slipper bath with mixer tap over and high level wc, Lefroy Brooks heated towel rail, Buckingham pedestal wash hand basin with aspect to rear.

Gardens & Grounds: Oak Cottage is approached over an open access onto gravelled drive/parking with an integral garage fitted with double wooden doors. A flagstone path with lawn garden to either side, box hedging and yew leading up to the pillared canopy porch. A wrought iron gate provides access to the rear garden complementing the accommodation well, laid to lawn with flagstone sun terrace, established shrubs and trees, the whole is enclosed by established shrubs and fencing.

Directions: From the traffic lighted central crossroads within Hawkhurst village take the A268 towards Flimwell/A21. Oak Cottage will be found on the right hand side, immediately after the village golf and squash club (if you reach Marlborough House Preparatory School on the left hand side you have travelled too far).

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

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 March 2017

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