This charming and immaculately presented substantial semi-detached Edwardian house is perfectly positioned on a quiet lane and offers four bedrooms, dressing room/office, family bathroom and separate en-suite, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, attractive gardens, countryside views, garage/utility and off road parking, all within walking distance to village amenities, schools and mainline railway station. EPC Rating: D.
Fernlea is a beautiful Edwardian house which has been in the same ownership for some thirty years, and during such time has been sympathetically modernised throughout, retaining some character features whilst providing well-proportioned light and airy rooms with double glazing and central heating throughout.
To the front of the property is a driveway providing off road parking and a single garage, a paved pathway leads to enclosed porch and front door. Inside, the bright and welcoming entrance hall includes wood flooring and doors to sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and a staircase to first floor landing with under stairs storage cupboard.
The fashionable sitting room provides plenty of natural light and comprises a large front bay with sash windows and electric blinds, a stylish decorative fireplace with stone surround on a slate hearth and wood flooring.
The bright and elegant dining room is a generous size and includes a decorative fireplace with stone surround on a slate hearth, wood flooring and large windows to rear.
The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has been recently modernised and comprises a variety of Neptune wall, base and display units and granite worktops, double Butler sink with mixer tap over and Quooker instant boiling water tap, integrated neff appliances: Fridge, separate freezer, main oven and combination oven/microwave, gas hob (with wok burner) with concealed extractor above and glass splashback. The room also features wood flooring with underfloor heating throughout, fitted bench seating and a large window overlooking the rear garden.
Doors from kitchen to side terrace/garden and cloakroom with WC, hand wash basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor and window to rear.
The first floor landing includes built in storage cupboard and doors to four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The expansive fully boarded loft is accessed from the landing offering potential to extend (STPP).
Bright and spacious the delightful master bedroom includes an ornate fireplace, large bay with sash windows to front and door to dressing room/office with built in wardrobes, shelving, wood flooring, large sash window to front and door to en-suite.
The impressive en-suite comprises roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, shower cubicle, wash basin, WC, radiator towel rail, wood flooring and window to rear.
Bedroom two is a bright and airy double and includes an ornate fireplace and large window to rear with splendid views. Bedroom three is a sizeable l-shaped double and has a large window to the rear and also enjoys lovely views Bedroom four is a single with large sash window to front.
The contemporary cp Hart family bathroom comprises a walk-in shower enclosure with sliding door access, Amtico flooring, inset lighting, heated towel rail, WC, and pedestal basin.
Outside, the front garden is mainly laid to lawn with evergreen hedging and a pebbled flower bed feature. There a private driveway providing off road parking and a single garage with a designated utility area currently housing a washing machine and tumble drier.
The rear garden is impeccably maintained, mainly laid to lawn with hedging and fence boundary, walled borders, a variety of mature shrubs/trees, a shed, two terraced areas to sit and enjoy the fabulous views and a fence enclosed pond with an array of colourful shrubs and a greenhouse.
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, cafes, an art gallery and many societies and clubs.
From a shopping perspective there is a very good local supermarket and Post Office, a family run butchers, 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 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.
All mains services connected.
Council Tax Band: F