4 bedroom detached house for saleHartfield Road, Cowden, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8
- A most charming detached house of character
- 3 reception rooms & orangery
- Well presented kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom with dressing room & superb en suite
- 3 further bedrooms
- Delightful gardens & countryside views
- Adjoining paddock with access to bridle way
- Cowden Cross station 1.4 miles
- EPC Rating = E
A most charming detached family house of character set in about 5.29 acres, enjoying countryside views in a secluded picturesque location.
Lower Holywich Cottage is set down a private road in a secluded rural location with far reaching views. It is located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the charming village of Cowden with a public house, church and village hall.
Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells.
Mainline Rail Services: Cowden (2 miles) and Edenbridge Town (5.6 miles) to London Bridge. Edenbridge (6.2 miles) London Victoria.
Primary Schools: Hever, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge and East Grinstead.
Secondary Schools: Grammar, Academy and State schools in Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Ashdown House Prep, Brambletye Prep, Lingfield Notre Dame and Holmewood House. Several in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks.
Leisure Facilities: Direct access to a bridle path. Local clubs and societies in Cowden village including cricket and tennis clubs. Golf at nearby courses including Holtye and Sweetwoods Park and Royal Ashdown Forest. Lingfield Race Course.
Motorway Links: The A22 provides access to the M25 orbital motorway linking to other road networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the coast.
Lower Holywich Cottage is a most charming detached family house of character, set down a private road in a secluded picturesque location. Originally built in the 1860s with later additions, the spacious and flexible living accommodation subtly mixes period features with modern stylish fittings. The property sits within established grounds providing a wonderful backdrop to the house and includes formal gardens and about a 4.5 acre paddock with direct access to a bridle way.
Features include exposed timbers, fireplace, wooden multi pane windows with ironmongery and radiator covers.
The entrance hall is set in the heart of the home and has a staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing.
The principal reception rooms provide excellent and flexible areas ideal for both entertaining and everyday living. They comprise a triple aspect sitting room with a central striking brick fireplace inset with a wood burning stove, raised stone hearth and oak bresummer beam. Double doors provide access to the front leading to the side courtyard. The adjoining and formal dining room has bi-folding doors opening to the orangery creating a superb suite of rooms. The orangery enjoys views and access to the rear garden.
A staircase leads to the cellar providing a wine store. There is also a triple aspect family room.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a bespoke range of hand painted oak wall and base cupboards, including a larder and an island unit with a glass breakfast bar. Granite work surfaces incorporate a 1½ bowl sink. Integral appliances include a Bosch microwave oven and dishwasher. Space for a range oven and fridge/freezer. Travertine floor tiles.
Rear lobby with built in coats cupboard together with access to the cloakroom and rear garden.
The master suite is arranged over the first floor and occupies the east wing. It comprises a bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, a dressing room with built in wardrobes and an accompanying modern en suite bathroom.
There are three further bedrooms, two of which include built in wardrobes.
The well appointed family bathroom comprises a bath with shower over, wash basin, heated towel rail, W.C. and built in cupboards.
Also located on the first floor is a utility room with a fitted work surface and space for a washing machine.
The property is approached via two separate gated driveways, one to the front and one to the rear. The later of which leads to the detached oak twin bay barn providing additional parking with an attached store room.
Wisteria adorns the front elevation with shrubs and hedging to the border.
The landscaped gardens are a wonderful feature of the property. They are predominantly laid to lawn with a generous paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining. To the side of the house is a further paved courtyard with a delightful pond. The garden is well stocked with a variety of herbaceous beds, shrubs and mature trees. There is also a summerhouse providing light, power and heating, which is currently being utilised as a gym.
The paddock is about 4.5 acres and has direct access to a bridle path.
Square Footage: 2,695 sq ft
Acreage: 5.29 Acres
From Edenbridge town centre proceed south on the B2026 for about 4 miles, passing the Queen Arms public house on the right. You will go over the Kent/East Sussex border (signposted) and you will then see a sign for Sussex House Farm on your right. Take the next left down a private road (unmarked). Follow the road for about 0.7 miles and Lower Holywich Cottage can be found on the left hand side.
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