Formerly the village newsagents (1932-1995), this spacious, unique and charming detached Period four bedroom family house offers an abundance of character and charm with original features combined with beautiful established gardens, a wwii air raid shelter, garage, off road parking and all within two miles of Wadhurst village High Street, schools and mainline railway station. Scope to extend (STPP).
Croxted House is an amazing period property with heaps of character and versatility throughout with scope to convert/extend (STPP).
The property is accessed from its private driveway to the front with gated side entrance and pathway to porch.
Inside, the kitchen includes wooden wall and base units, worktops, tiled splashbacks, electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor above, integrated fridge/freezer, space for a washing machine, sink/drainer, tiled floor, window to rear and sliding door to dining room with open fireplace and sandstone surround, dual aspect windows and door through to hallway.
The hallway comprises doors off to living room, sitting room, pantry and cloakroom with staircase to first floor landing.
The spacious and charming living room formerly the village newsagents (1932-1995) enjoys original features, including built in cupboards which historically housed an array of confectionery items, faux fireplace with brick surround and, grand front door with patterned window above and door off to separate utility room with shelving, tiled floor, window and door to rear garden.
Opposite the snug sitting room includes electric fire with decorative surround and window to front. There is also a useful pantry and cloakroom.
The first floor landing contains doors off to four double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The master bedroom, currently used as a lounge comprises open fireplace with tiled surround/ hearth, and dual aspect windows. Three further double bedrooms enjoy some original features.
The family bathroom includes a panelled bath with shower over, WC, pedestal basin, cupboard, part tiled walls, and window to rear.
The vast loft space offers significant potential for conversion, subject to any necessary planning consents.
Outside to the front a driveway gives access to single garage with side gate to rear garden. The beautiful gardens to the side and rear are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees, colourful shrubs, perennials and herbaceous flowers, there is also a special historic wwii air raid shelter and two sheds.
The property is conveniently located with a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells/Lamberhurst and approximately one mile to the nearest local shops and two miles to Wadhurst village. Nearby is the popular Old Vine Pub and numerous countryside footpaths, some leading direct to Bewl Water Reservoir.
Wadhurst which 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, Cafes, 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 butchers shop, chemist, delicatessen, a high quality gift shop and ladies outfitters, florist, ironmongers, hairdressers, an excellent library and book shop. Wadhurst also benefits from a very good local doctors and dentist practice.
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.
Wadhurst mainline railway station provides fast and regular service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street.
Approximately six 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.
Council Tax Band: E
All mains services connected.