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Crook Road, Brenchley,


Ref: 7543457

£1,000,000 Guide Price
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    Property Summary

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    Are you seeking a beautiful period home with modern additions? Hatchways is nestled in an idyllic plot in the hamlet of Castle Hill, Brenchley. The beautiful south facing garden backs onto Castle Hill cricket ground with rural views beyond. Set back from the road an extensive front garden with detached garage which would make an ideal work from home office or small annex. This Grade II listed home offers accommodation comprising an entrance porch, large living room with two inglenook fireplaces, modern sitting room, separate dining room, country kitchen with Rayburn, utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor, spacious landing with character, three double bedrooms and bedroom four/study. Outside the large garden boasts an abundance of mature shrubs and vegetable plot.  Viewing a must!

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    Brenchley village is one of the most sought after villages close to Tunbridge Wells (approximately 5 miles) with easy access to Paddock Wood (approximately 1.5 miles away). Brenchley village centre is extremely picturesque with period buildings, 12th century church, newsagents/post office, butchers, wine bar, Grays coffee shop, tennis courts, bowls club, football club, squash courts, primary school, dentist and doctors surgery and bus service to neighbouring towns. Paddock Wood provides a mainline station to London (Charing Cross) / Dover Priory, a Waitrose supermarket, Putlands Sports Centre, shops for everyday needs and Mascalls Academy. Easy access to A21 dual carriageway and M25.

    The front half of the property is the original house with peg tile elevations. Mature hedging to the front garden with a five-bar gate leading into the long gravel driveway which offers ample parking. Large area of lawn with an abundance of mature planting. Detached garage. The front entrance porch is located to the side of the property.

    Entrance porch
    Pretty entrance porch, glazed windows with two-thirds height, log store, tiled floor and stable door to living room.

    Living room 20' 10'' x 20' 8'' (6.35m x 6.29m)
    A beautiful room with a wealth of exposed beams; two inglenooks with inset lighting, a Bressemur beam and wood burner, the second offers a mantle shelf. Two double radiators, turned stairs, with carpet as fitted. Glazed door to inner hallway and latch door to dining room. Three sets of windows to the front with secondary glazing and further window to the side.

    Dining room 15' 10'' x 9' 11'' (4.82m x 3.02m)
    Pretty Victorian fireplace in this part of the modern extension, making an ideal setting to this room. Casement window offering far reaching views across the garden and beyond. Recessed shelving, decorative ceiling cornicing and carpet . Glazed sliding door to kitchen and latch doors to both the inner lobby and living room.

    Inner lobby
    Pretty window, space for sideboard and arch through to modern sitting room.

    Sitting room 19' 2'' x 11' 9'' (5.84m x 3.58m)
    A lovely light and airy room with double glazed casement doors to the rear opening onto a patio, matching windows to the side, two further double glazed windows, attractive fireplace, book shelves with display shelves above, double radiator and carpet as fitted.

    Kitchen/Breakfast room 15' 3'' x 13' 7'' (4.64m x 4.14m)
    A delightful farmhouse style kitchen which is split level offering a Rayburn stove recessed into the fireplace. A range of base and wall mounted units including work surfaces and one and half bowl sink with a window above taking full advantage of the garden and views beyond. Under sink unit housing space for a washing machine. Space for fridge/freezer, the units flanking the internal wall are set out as 'dresser style' with inset shelving, display cupboards and basket storage. Bi-fold door to internal cupboard which can house a microwave and utility storage. Stable door providing access to front and rear. Tiled floor.

    Inner hallway
    The inner hallway leads from the kitchen through to the sitting room and provides doors to a cloakroom and utility room.

    White suite comprising low level w.c., opaque glazed window and vinyl floor.

    Utility room
    Pedestal wash basin, opaque window and tiled floor. This room offers space to accommodate a washing machine and other white goods.

    First floor landing 11' 5'' x 10' 8'' (3.48m x 3.25m)
    Spacious landing with bulkhead to stairwell (this can be used as a display area) glazed window, exposed beams, steps lead up to the master bedroom and door to further double bedroom. Inner hallway to bedroom three, bathroom, airing cupboard and bedroom four/study.

    Master bedroom 13' 11'' x 10' 0'' (4.24m x 3.05m)
    Beautiful light and airy room with high ceiling, two fitted wardrobes (floor to ceiling), glazed window taking full advantage of views of the rear garden and cricket ground beyond. Door to attic space which offers huge potential to create additional space to the master bedroom.

    Attic space
    Walk-in access, currently used for storage but with relevant planning and building regs this could form another room.

    Bedroom 2 11' 3'' x 11' 1'' (3.43m x 3.38m)
    A wealth of exposed beams, secondary glazed window to the front, radiator and recessed bookshelves.

    Bedroom 3 13' 4'' x 9' 10'' (4.06m x 2.99m)
    A pretty room with two secondary glazed windows, exposed beams and double radiator.

    Bedroom 4/Study 11' 4'' x 9' 5'' (3.45m x 2.87m)
    This room has a sloping ceiling, ideally used as a child's bedroom or perfect study. Secondary glazed window taking full advantage of the rear garden and views beyond, double radiator.

    Offering a unique triangular box bay window, panel bath with shower over and etched shower screen, wash basin set into double cupboard, low level w.c., localised tiling and wall mounted mirror fronted toiletries cabinet. Radiator.

    Rear Garden
    A stunning south facing rear garden with an abundance of mature shrubs too numerous to mention, a variety of fruit trees placed throughout the garden and a vegetable patch. At the foot of the patio there is a large Lavender and Rose bed, two patio seating areas, garden shed, post and rail fence to the rear. Further utility shed, side access with panel fencing encasing oil storage tank.

    Garage 19' 7'' x 10' 2'' (5.96m x 3.10m)
    Large single garage with attic space, this garage offers insulated roof and would make an ideal work from home office. Window to rear, door to front and personal door to side.

    Grade II listed, oil central heating (Rayburn), mains drainage. Mainly secondary glazing with new extension added in the 1980's with double glazed windows. Extensive attic space which could be converted. The plot is on two separate titles - K340992 Hatchways - 0.22 acre. Additional plot 0.19 acre K400657

    Property Features

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    • Period Home
    • 3 large receptions
    • 4 bedrooms
    • 3 doubles - 1 single
    • Detached garage
    • Large south facing garden
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