This charming and Immaculately presented Victorian semi-detached cottage enjoys bright and spacious accommodation, comprising kitchen/dining room, living room, utility/office basement, two bedrooms, family bathroom, loft, outside storage, attractive gardens, parking for two cars, and all within easy walking distance to village shops, schools and amenities with the mainline railway station just over a mile away. EPC Rating: E.
Built in 1879,1 Marlpit Cottages is quietly situated at the end of a private no through lane. The internal accommodation has been sympathetically modernised throughout, retaining some character features whilst providing well-proportioned light and airy rooms.
Adjacent to the property, is a private parking area for two cars, enclosed by a hedge and fence, with further parking to the side, and gated access to an attractive garden with decked steps leading to front and side doors.
Inside, the modern and well equipped dual aspect kitchen/dining room comprises wall and base units, oak work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, shelving, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer and oven with gas hob and extractor hood over, one and a quarter sink/drainer, wood flooring, recessed lighting, windows to rear and side with glazed door to terrace/garden.
A staircase from the kitchen/dining room leads to a dual aspect basement, a versatile space currently used as an office/utility room including beams, under stairs storage, raised floor section with recessed wall and shelving, storage cupboard housing boiler and windows to front and side.
The charming living room includes a working open fireplace with decorative wood surround on a tiled hearth, wood flooring, recessed lighting, large sash window and glazed door to front.
A staircase from the living room leads to the first-floor landing with two bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The master bedroom is a bright double comprising ornamental fireplace, built-in wardrobe, wood flooring, large sash window to front, and door to family bathroom.
Bedroom two, a small double and another light room, includes wood flooring, window to rear and door to family bathroom. There is access via folding drop-down ladder to a fully boarded loft with power and light.
The stylish and generous size 'Jack and Jill' family bathroom includes shower cubicle with clear screen surround, panelled storage bath with hand shower mixer tap over, pedestal basin, WC, heated towel rail, tiled floor, recessed lighting and window to rear.
The garden, enclosed by a front hedge and trellis, is mainly laid to lawn with an array of pretty, established borders. The parking area has a shed, additional storage, and mature shrub borders.
There are two decking areas, one to the front with steps leading to the front door, and one to the side with steps and seating area adjacent to the kitchen.
The property is in the popular Sparrows Green area close to the High Street. Wadhurst is an attractive and characterful village with a predominantly period High Street, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that has much to offer.
Wadhurst has churches of various denominations and a strong community. There are many social choices ranging from period Inns, gastro pubs, restaurants, cafés, an art gallery and many Societies and Clubs.
For shopping there are two supermarkets selling local produce, Post Office, a family-run butchers shop, chemist, delicatessen, hairdressers, florist, ladies outfitters, excellent library and book shop. Wadhurst benefits from a local doctors’ group practice, dentist and veterinary practice.
There is an excellent choice of education and care from nurseries and primary schools through to community college and secondary schools for both boys and girls in the private and state sector.
Local leisure facilities include floodlit tennis courts, a children’s playground and a community sports centre.
There are beautiful walks on the numerous footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross the area. Scotney Castle and Bedgebury Pinetum are nearby as is Bewl Water which offers sailing and other outdoor pursuits.
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 other leisure facilities. This town also has very high achieving grammar schools.
Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (1.1 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (7 miles). These provide a fast service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street. Also, a frequent bus service operates to Tunbridge Wells.
Council Tax Band: D
All mains services connected