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Horden, Cranbrook


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    NO CHAIN - CRANBROOK SCHOOL CATCHMENT - Please take a look at our in depth Sprift report under virtual tour (rightmove) and Sprift report at bottom of details page on zoopla.        Have you been looking for the idyllic location? - Little Horden Cottage set in approx 0.9 of an acre plot - this period property, in our opinion boasts one of the finest rural spots nestled in a quiet country lane overlooking the 400 acre Hush Heath Vineyards. A fine example of a period home which is unlisted, yet with the convenience of modern day living. Accommodation comprising entrance porch, snug/dining hall, double aspect sitting room with wood burning stove, triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom/utility room. The property is set out over three floors with master bedroom offering dressing area and en-suite, family shower room and two further double bedrooms.  To the second floor, two double bedrooms into the eaves of the roof space.  Ample off road parking, an abundance of wildlife graces the area and garden.  Summer house, privy (toilet) and wash house (workshop).  VIEWING A MUST.

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    NO CHAIN - CRANBROOK SCHOOL CATCHMENT - The location of Little Horden Cottage could not be more idyllic, in our opinion, it is a rare find in today's market - nestled in 0.9 of an acre plot (unmeasured) and surrounded by open countryside which overlooks the 400 acre Hush Heath vineyard. The plot boasts a large natural pond with chicken coup/run to the side, detached summer house, a pretty outside privy (toilet) with pitch roof and good size brick workshop (once the wash house). The grounds surrounding the property are principally laid to lawn with an abundance of mature planting. Gravel driveway to the front with ample off road parking and post and rail fencing. The property is unlisted offering potential to extend subject to relevant planning permission.

    Little Horden was formerly two cottages and has been greatly adored by the current owners and they have implemented over their time at the property an eclectic mix engaging modern convenience with the favoured period features. The sitting room offers a beautiful wood burning stove and exposed beams. A lovely snug/dining hall welcomes you from the front porch which also offers an open fireplace. Modern kitchen with granite work surfaces - offering triple aspect windows giving a lovely light an airy feel to the 'hub' of this family home, with the far end of the kitchen making an ideal dining area. Large stylishly decorated utility/cloakroom.

    To the first floor, master bedroom with dressing area offering a bank of wardrobes, ensuite bathroom. Contemporary family shower room and two further double bedrooms. To the second floor into the attic space you have two large double bedrooms with exposed timbers.

    Curtisden Green is a hamlet of Goudhurst approximately 12 min drive (4.1 miles) - Horsmonden 10 min (4.3 miles) Marden 7 mins (3.5 miles) which offers mainline station to London Charing Cross / Dover Priory. Cranbrook 9 mins (4.0 miles). The property is within the Cranbrook school catchment.

    Curtisden Green is a pretty rural hamlet with an abundance of lovely rural walks and the peace and quiet of the countryside. Bethany Independent boarding school is approximately 1.4 miles.

    The pretty village of Goudhurst offers shopping for everyday needs and idyllic village pond, primary school and St Mary's church - 13th century Anglican parish church which is Grade 1 listed. Petrol garage, doctors surgery and family public houses.

    Horsmonden offers award winning Heath stores, village green, tennis club, doctor's surgery, chemist and a wide variety of clubs for the children. Gun and Spitroast is a traditional village pub, the social club is located to the rear of the village green.

    Marden, offering mainline station, shopping for everyday needs, petrol garage, doctor and dentist.

    Sissinghurst approximately 4.8 miles (11 mins), famous for the National Trust - Sissinghurst Castle with an abundance of walks through the various gardens and the castle itself - well worth a visit. Sissinghurst village circa 1500 offers the quaint village atmosphere with tea rooms and of course the Milk House is a must for lunch. You could also combine your visit with other famous gardens such as Hole Park Gardens, Great Dixter and Pashley Manor Gardens not to mention Leeds Castle.

    Staplehurst is approximately 3.6 miles, (9 mins), offering Hush Heath Vineyard tour, shopping for everyday needs, off licence, chemist, Frankies farm and coffee shop is extremely popular and the Lord Raglan pub.

    Nestled on a quiet country lane with gravel coach driveway, mature hedging to the front with hardstanding area for bin storage. Door with pretty windows to either side and pitch roof to entrance porch.

    Entrance porch
    Window to the side and door to Snug/dining hall. Tiled floor,

    Snug/dining hall 12' 11'' x 10' 11'' (3.93m x 3.32m)
    From the entrance porch you walk into the snug/dining hall whereby you are greeted with a beautiful brick open fireplace offering fire basket/fire dogs and fire back (these are by separate negotiation). Wood floor, exposed timbers, radiator, window to the front, door to pantry cupboard, open access to inner hallway and doors to sitting room and kitchen/dining room.

    Sitting room 19' 3'' x 13' 0'' (5.86m x 3.96m)
    A beautiful light and airy room with exposed timbers and inglenook fireplace boasting a large wood burning stove and tiled hearth. Double casement, double glazed doors to garden with matching window panels to either side, double radiator and wood floor.

    Kitchen/Breakfast Room 18' 4'' x 12' 6'' (5.58m x 3.81m)
    This room offers an abundance of natural light from the triple aspect windows. The measurement includes a range of base & wall mounted units with contrasting dark granite work surface over and inset Butler style sink. Included in the base units is a nest of basket drawers, fridge and separate freezer, integrated dishwasher and wine rack. Built in electric oven. The centre island offers electric hob with pan drawers beneath. Space for large fridge and dresser unit if desired. Space for table and chairs or equally could be used as comfy living space with sofa and chairs. Tiled floor, radiator and down lights to ceiling in the kitchen and centre pendant in the dining area.

    Rear hallway
    Glazed door to rear garden, turned stairs rise to first floor with open under stairs storage space, tiled floor and door to utility/cloakroom

    A good size room offering plumbing for washing machine, Butler style sink which stands on top of a useful 'butchers block' style unit with inset drawer, eclectic localised tiling behind. Low level w.c., the wall is complemented with bold wallpaper, exposed timbers, opaque double glazed window and tiled floor.

    First floor landing
    Split landing with carpet as fitted, stairs rise to second floor and glazed window.

    Master bedroom 18' 1'' x 10' 11'' (5.51m x 3.32m)
    This room is a traditional cottage bedroom with Victorian fireplace offering inset grate. The dressing area is segmented with exposed beams and the window to the front takes full advantage of the views across Hush Heath Vineyard. Radiator. The dressing area offers a bank of wardrobes to include two doubles and a single to include airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Door to en-suite

    Beautiful bathroom with slipper bath offering roll top and claw foot feet. Low level w.c., pedestal wash basin with splash back tiling, tiled floor and glazed window.

    Bedroom 2 12' 11'' x 10' 11'' (3.93m x 3.32m)
    Victorian fireplace with inset grate, beautiful views once again across the vineyards, radiator and wood floor.

    Bedroom 3 13' 0'' x 8' 0'' (3.96m x 2.44m)
    Views overlooking the garden and rural aspect beyond, radiator, double wardrobe and carpet as fitted.

    Family shower room
    Recently fitted with large double shower with localised 'teal' colour tiling, wash basin set into cupboard with splash back tiling, low level w.c., part tongue and groove panelling to walls, radiator with towel rail surrounding, tiled floor and opaque window.

    Second floor
    Doors lead to two separate bedrooms, small loft space housing header water tank.

    Bedroom 4 13' 5'' x 11' 10'' (4.09m x 3.60m)
    Measurement is the floor space. Exposed timbers to attic ceiling, double radiator, fitted cupboard carpet and glazed window.

    Bedroom 5 13' 0'' x 11' 11'' (3.96m x 3.63m)
    Floor measurement with exposed timbers to attic ceiling, glazed window, radiator and carpet as fitted.

    Outside - Garden
    The rear garden is approximately 0.9 of an acre (unmeasured). With rural views surrounding the garden, the property offers a large sandstone style patio to rear taking full advantage of the south west sun, outside lighting, large natural pond with a chicken run to the side, natural habitat in abundance, mature shrubbery and post and rail fencing. The garden is laid to lawn with gravel drive to the front. 5 bar side access gate.

    Outside privy
    This is an extremely pretty brick built outside toilet with pitch roof the toilet is not currently operational.

    Workshop 9' 10'' x 8' 2'' (2.99m x 2.49m)
    Formerly a brick built wash house with pitch roof, light and power.

    Summer house 9' 10'' x 8' 6'' (2.99m x 2.59m)
    Timber summer house which makes an ideal work from home office or playroom. Enclosed storage shed attached to the side. Light and power.

    Oil fired boiler to a system of radiators. Drainage - private septic tank (Mantair water treatment system) which is serviced every year. Electric oven and hob. Unlisted. There is no mains gas to the area. Single glazed windows to most. The measurement of the plot of 0.9 acre tis has not been verified and should be discussed with your solicitor if the measurement is of importance. There are two titles to the property

    View over Hush Heath
    Picture is taken from the Master Bedroom

    Property Features

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    • Approx 0.9 acre
    • 5 bedrooms
    • En-suite to master
    • Cranbrook School catchment
    • NO CHAIN
    • 1,847 sq ft - EPC D
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