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Property details

  • 4 bedrooms


  • Freehold
  • Charming Grad II listed period cottage
  • Outskirts of Smarden village
  • Three reception rooms
  • Pretty cottage garden
  • Garage and off road parking
  • Mainline station 3 miles with services to London

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A charming Grade II Listed, 4 bedroom cottage
on the edge of the sought after village of Smarden


The picturesque village of Smarden has a variety of amenities including a butchers/grocer, art gallery, village school and several public houses.
Pluckley and Headcorn have services to London with access to London Victoria from Charing. Ashford International has a high speed service to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes and Eurostar trains are available to the Continent.
There is an excellent range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels.
The M25 can be accessed via the M20 at junction 8 providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airport and other motorway networks.


Bell Cottage is a charming detached Grade II listed property believed to date in part from the early 18th century with later additions. This attractive family home enjoys pretty cottage gardens and lies just under 1 mile to the north west of the historic village of Smarden.
The internal accommodation features exposed timbers and beams, multi paned windows with secondary double glazing and underfloor heating to the kitchen.
Reception rooms comprise a sitting room with fireplace and wood burning stove, a dining room, a family room/study and a lovely oak framed garden room with doors to the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room has an excellent range of cupboards, a Lacanche range cooker(subject to negotiation)and various integral appliances.
There are four bedrooms, all with cupboards, together with a bathroom, separate shower and en suite shower room fitted with white suites. Off road parking is available for a number of cars and an attached garage is currently utilised for storage purposes.
The attractive cottage garden provides a lovely backdrop with well-established beds, borders, kitchen garden, specimen trees and terraces for al fresco dining.
The property also benefits from solar panels for hot water and an underground rainwater storage tank and pump.

Square Footage: 2665 sq ft

Acreage: 0.3 Acres


From Savills office in Cranbrook proceed to Wilsley Pound roundabout. Take the A262 to Sissinghurst and Biddenden. In Biddenden turn left onto the A274 towards Headcorn. Proceed for about 1.9 miles and turn right onto Bell Lane. Continue along this road for 1.3 miles and Bell Cottage will be found on the right hand side.

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Local Amenities

  • Headcorn 2 miles
  • Pluckley 3.3 miles
  • Smarden Primary School 1.1 miles
  • Headcorn Primary School 2.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Headcorn 2 miles
  • Pluckley 3.3 miles
  • Smarden Primary School 1.1 miles
  • Headcorn Primary School 2.4 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in TN27:

  • £702,871
  • Price increase

  • £44,168
  • (6.705%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
3rd Mar 2020 £725,000 Price reduced by £70,000
26th Sep 2019 £795,000 First listed

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