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Fairmans Lane, Brenchley


Ref: 5991315

£725,000 Guide Price
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    Property Summary

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    Beautifully presented attached property set in approximately one third of an acre. This attractively renovated rural cottage offers character and contemporary living. First floor accommodation comprises of four double bedrooms to include a master with en-suite and a large family bathroom. Ground floor accommodation includes two large receptions both with fitted wood burning/multi fuel stoves, a stunning kitchen/family room and a useful cloakroom. Large secluded garden to the rear with mature hedging , fabulous orchard views and private car parking for multiple cars. Early viewing advised.

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    Original cottage is circa 1817 with an additional two storey extension in 2001 and a further two storey extension in 2019. This beautifully presented cottage is situated, in our opinion, perfectly for rural living offering two stoves - one wood burning stove and one multi fuel stove to both dining room and sitting room, four double bedrooms to include master bedroom with en-suite plus a large family bathroom. Offering rural views to rear and double glazed windows and doors.

    The garden is principally laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs and to include an artificial grass play area and beautiful terrace patio which is ideal for alfresco dining. To the rear of the garden is a large gravel driveway/car park which could accommodate several cars and subject to planning a double garage. Outside boiler shed for oil fired boiler. To the front is a large expanse of lawn and ornamental fish pond.

    Located in a quiet, sought-after tranquil country lane on the fringes of Brenchley village. Situated between Brenchley and Horsmonden (approximately one mile from each), the property offers an idyllic setting. Brenchley offers, primary school, post office, doctors surgery, dentist, butchers, tennis club, football club and wine bar/ coffee shop in addition to Grays cafe. Beautiful walks surround the cottage and village. Bus service to neighbouring villages. Easy access (approximately 2.0 miles) to Kippings Cross which offers M&S and petrol garage and Matfield with idyllic village green and duck pond, public house, outreach post office and fine dining restaurant. Hammonds the butchers.

    Paddock Wood, which is approximately five miles distant, with shopping for everyday needs, to include butchers, bakers, chemist, Barsleys department store, library, churches, opticians, Putlands sports centre, Mascalls Academy, main line station to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street via London Bridge (about 55 minutes), and in the opposite direction Ashford International/Dover Priory.

    Horsmonden approximately one-and-a-half miles distant offers award winning Heath general stores, chemist, newsagents, post office, doctors' surgery, repair garage and unisex hairdressers. It also offers tennis, football, cricket, netball, indoor sports, youth club, primary school and kindergarten, 3 churches, and as many clubs and societies as one could wish for.

    Easy access to the A21 approximately two miles distant, The larger towns of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge are approximately five and seven miles distant, both offering a wider variety of shopping facilities with the famous Pantiles area in Tunbridge Wells.

    Pretty double fronted cottage offering extensive lawn open aspect lawn area to the front with footpath to side gate and ornate fish pond. Front door to entrance lobby.

    Entrance lobby
    Slate floor, door to cloakroom, double glazed window.

    White suite comprising low level w.c., suspended wash basin, radiator, double glazed window and continuation of slate floor.

    Reception 2/ Family room 10' 10'' x 9' 10'' (3.30m x 2.99m)
    A very versatile room with attractive fireplace offering multi fuel stove, stairs rise to first floor with understairs cupboard, radiator, double glazed window to the front and carpet as fitted.

    Sitting room 18' 0'' x 11' 4'' (5.48m x 3.45m)
    Beautiful double aspect room, with double glazed window to the front, double casement doors lead to small patio area. The feature of this room is the Jotul wood burning stove which takes pride of place to the centre of the room. Meter cupboards to side. Cream carpet as fitted. Radiator.

    Kitchen 27' 0'' x 12' 3'' (8.22m x 3.73m)
    Superb kitchen/family space which has been extended to provide a very versatile room. With measurement to include a range of base and wall mounted cupboards with granite worksurface over which includes upstands. Undermount one and half bowl sink with ingrain drainer. Integrated dishwasher, integrated Bosch washing machine, range cooker to include five ring gas hob (from calor gas bottles) and double oven and grill. Integrated microwave, American style fridge/freezer (by separate negotiation) and built in wine rack. The dining area provides space for dining table and chairs and casual seating. The whole room provides excellent light offering four double glazed windows and a set of casement double glazed doors. Downlights to ceiling and underfloor heating.

    First floor landing
    Loft hatch with boarded loft with loft light. Radiator, doors lead to respective rooms and carpet as fitted.

    Master bedroom 10' 3'' x 11' 10'' (3.12m x 3.60m)
    Forming part of the recent extension this room takes full advantage of rural views across the orchards with three double glazed windows, radiator and carpet as fitted. Door to en-suite

    Contemporary en-suite with double shower (tiled) extractor fan, low level w.c., wash basin fitted with cupboard beneath and contrasting mosaic tiling. Double glazed window with fitted blind. Tiled floor and downlights to ceiling.

    Bedroom 2 12' 3'' x 11' 6'' (3.73m x 3.50m)
    Two double glazed windows taking full advantage of rural views, downlights to ceiling, radiator and carpet as fitted.

    Bedroom 3 10' 10'' x 10' 2'' (3.30m x 3.10m)
    Double glazed window to the front, radiator and carpet as fitted.

    Bedroom 4 10' 2'' x 9' 3'' (3.10m x 2.82m)
    Double glazed window to the front, fitted wardrobes spanning one wall to include two doubles and one single. Carpet as fitted

    Large contemporary room with double ended bath fitted with shower attachment, low level w.c., double shower cubicle (tiled) washbasin with contemporary cupboard beneath, double glazed window and tiled floor. Heated towel rail/radiator.

    Rear garden
    Beautiful garden with extensive area of lawn to include artificial grass area for play equipment. Mature trees and shrubs and storage shed to the rear. Beautiful patio seating area takes full advantage of the garden view. Brick built storage shed housing oil boiler and side access gate. Picket fence and gate leads to personal car parking area.

    Car parking area
    Large private gravel car park which could house 6 cars. The property has a right of access to the private parking.

    Private drainage with Marsh treatment plant put in (2007) with looped soakaway and French drain shared with neighbouring property. Two stoves one multi fuel and one wood burning (Jotul), original part of the property circa 1817, extension put on in 2001 with planning consent certificates. Second extension in 2019. Main telephone point to the house is in Bedroom 4. Broadband. Loft is boarded. There is a strip of land to the rear of the driveway and garden which is owned by the farmer.

    Agent's note
    Upon completion it is a request of the vendor(s) the remaining oil left in the oil tank is purchased at an additional cost.

    Property Features

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    • Approx third of acre plot
    • 4 Bedrooms
    • 2 Receptions
    • to inc Master with en-suite
    • Large private gravel car park
    • EPC D 1542 sq ft
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