A surprisingly spacious and cleverly extended, altered and modernised detached family home, set within a quiet cul-de-sac within Wadhurst, offering bright and open-plan ground floor accommodation, four bedrooms, family bathroom, cloakroom, integral garage, off road parking and attractive front and rear gardens. EPC Rating: D.
The property forms a lovely family house, with bright and spacious accommodation, which has been cleverly altered by the existing owners, and previously extended, providing four bedrooms, family bathroom, to form a fabulous open plan ground floor living accommodation, with large double glazed windows, modern boiler and attractive gardens.
The house is approached through a light, airy and useful porch which, via the front door, leads to the entrance hall with stairs to the first floor.
Three further doors from the hall lead into the large open plan space, which forms a kitchen/breakfast room, music/dining/family room and the sitting room area, all open plan, with solid oak parquet flooring throughout and two sets of bi-fold doors to the rear garden allowing for an excellent entertaining space.
The sitting room area also enjoys a window to front, forming the dual aspect with the doors to the rear garden, plus an attractive fireplace with wood burner, and the vista through to the kitchen, via the music/family room/dining space in between.
The kitchen comprises a range of painted cupboards and drawers, with oak block worktops, etched drainer to an inset ceramic sink, integrated dishwasher, range cooker and hob and space for a fridge/freezer. There is space for a table and chairs by the folding doors to the rear garden.
From the hallway there is also a cupboard and a door to the cloakroom comprising a WC and basin.
A further door leads to the integral single garage, plastered and insulated, forming a useful utility room with space for appliances, and offering further scope to convert into additional living space, if required, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
The first floor landing has a window to front and access to all rooms upstairs. There are three double bedrooms and a fourth good size single bedroom.
The master bedroom enjoys views from the rear facing window and built in cupboards. The second bedroom also faces the rear, whilst the third enjoys windows to front and side, and the fourth bedroom has a window to front.
The bathroom is a generous size, with bath, separate shower, WC and basin, painted wooden flooring, part tiled walls, towel rail and window to rear.
Outside, there is a lovely front garden with several varieties of fruit trees and flower bed borders, otherwise laid to lawn, with a driveway and off road parking to one side. A gate leads to a side area with bin store and large bike shed, raised vegetable patches and access to the rear garden, with lawn, flower bed borders, rear hedging and area of patio. There are also more fruit trees and a lovely climbing rose.
The property is located in the very popular Sparrows Green area approximately a mile to the High Street and mainline station.
Wadhurst is a very pretty and characterful village with a pretty, predominantly Period High Street in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which has much to offer.
Wadhurst also offers Churches of various denominations within a good and strong community. From a social point of view there are many choices to be made from Period Inns, Gastro Pubs, Restaurants, Cafés, an Art Gallery and many other Societies and Clubs.
From a shopping perspective there is a very good local supermarket and Post Office, a family run butcher’s shop, chemist, delicatessen, hairdressers, florist, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters, an excellent library and book shop.
Wadhurst also benefits from a very good local Doctor’s Practice and Dentist.
There is an excellent choice of education and care from Nurseries and Primary Schools through to Secondary schools, for both boys and girls, in the private and state sector.
Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, an excellent children’s playground and a Community sports centre. There are also beautiful walks on the numerous footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross the area, the ever popular Bedgebury Pinetum and Bewl Water Reservoir which offers sailing and other outdoor pursuits.
Approximately 6 miles North of Wadhurst is the lovely Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, with its fabulous shopping and beautiful Regency style paved Pantiles area, theatres and various other leisure facilities. This town also has very high achieving grammar schools.
Also within 45 minutes of Wadhurst there is the Coast with all that it has to offer. In terms of places to visit, within an easy drive are various National Trust properties such as Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst with its famous and beautiful gardens, Scotney Castle and Batemans (Rudyard Kipling’s former home).
Council Tax Band: F
All mains services connected.