Lamberhurst Road, Horsmonden
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NO CHAIN - We are proud to offer Pippins Cottage, a well presented character home dating back to early Victorian with twentieth century additions. The property offers the added advantage of backing onto the National Trust property - Sprivers which gives you peaceful walks and a footpath which leads directly into Horsmonden village. Accommodation comprising, entrance porch, entrance lobby, beautiful dining room which is open aspect to the kitchen/diner, the utility lobby and cloakroom lead off from the kitchen. Large sitting room with open aspect to music room. To the first floor, master bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms and family bathroom. Outside large garage with electric door and studio above which is ideal for home working. Gravel driveway for off road parking. Fabulous views over the Kent countryside.
Pippins is located approximately one mile from the village centre and backing onto 'Sprivers' National Trust which offers a lovely footpath which leads you into the village centre. The village of Horsmonden offers shopping for everyday needs to include the award winning Heath Stores, chemist, hairdressers, together with primary school, tennis club, social club, doctor's surgery, chemist, family public house, thriving social club and bus service to neighbouring villages and towns. Horsmonden delights in many orchard walks which surround Pippins and wonderful views to the rear.
Approximately five miles from Paddock Wood town, which offers shopping for everyday needs, Waitrose supermarket, Mascalls Academy, main line station to London Charing Cross/Waterloo East/London Bridge and in the opposite direction Ashford International/Dover Priory. The larger town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately seven miles distant, offering a wider variety of shopping to include Royal Victoria Place and the Pantiles, Grammar schools and further main line station.
Pippins has been a much loved family home for over thirty years whereby the current owner has extended the property and nurtured the gardens to provide excellent versatility and space both inside and outdoors. A lovely feature is the decked porch to the rear of the garage with studio above which is ideal for home working. The property benefit from the beautiful woodlands and orchards to the rear whereby there is an easy footpath which you can use all year round through to the village. The property is in excellent decorative order and offers all the character and personality one would expect from this highly desirable cottage. Viewing is essential to gain the charm this home has to offer.
Gravel driveway to the front with off road parking for three to four cars. Mature hedge screening and solid wood front door to entrance porch. Detached garage.
Two double glazed windows to two sides, glazed door leading to entrance lobby. Stairs rise to first floor with carpet as fitted and door to dining room.
Stairs rise to first floor with ornate ironwork and rail. Door to dining room:-
Dining Room (11' 10'' x 11' 7'' (3.60m x 3.53m))
Victorian style double glazed window to the front. Attractive brick fireplace with chimney, centre pendant light. Wood flooring, radiator and open aspect to kitchen/breakfast room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (15' 0'' x 8' 0'' (4.57m x 2.44m))
Kitchen 10'9" x 8'0" A feature of this room is the Rayburn stove which runs the oil central heating. Measurement to include base and wall mounted units with black granite work surfaces over and upstands. Crushed marble tiling to the walls in contrasting colour scheme. Built-in electric oven, grill and microwave, with electric hob over and extractor. Undermount butler's sink, integrated dishwasher. Light coloured tiled floor, double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Door to rear lobby.
Space for dining table and chairs. Internal window to sitting room and shelved understairs cupboard.
Open aspect into sitting room.
Fabulous light and airy room with double glazed window to front and open aspect to the rear extension (music room). Windows are fitted with blinds. Wood burning stove set into Victorian surround and stone fireplace with tiled hearth. Carpet as fitted. Two radiators. Open aspect to music room.
Music room (12' 0'' x 6' 3'' (3.65m x 1.90m))
A charming rear extension. Wood floor, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, double glazed casement doors take full advantage of rear garden and views beyond. Exposed brick and radiator.
Door leading to rear garden. Recess space for plumbing for washing machine and alarm panel. Door to cloakroom.
Low level WC, small butler's hand basin with double cupboard beneath. Tiled floor with contrasting tiling to walls. Double glazed opaque window, radiator.
First Floor Landing
Most attractive landing with decorative wrought iron work and banister rail. Loft hatch with pull down ladder, part boarded, light and power. Radiator. Cream carpet as fitted.
Master Bedroom (14' 8'' x 12' 9'' (4.47m x 3.88m))
Double aspect room with double glazed windows taking full advantage of views over National Trust (Sprivers) and rear garden. Double glazed window to the front. Both windows offer blinds as fitted. Two radiators, laminate floor, space for wardrobes, door to en suite.
Enclosed tiled shower cubicle with glass door. Wash basin set into cupboard beneath with pull out shaving mirror. Low level WC, contrasting tiling to walls and floor.
Bedroom 2 (12' 0'' x 8' 1'' (3.65m x 2.46m))
Double glazed window to the front, stripped wood floor, feature Victorian fireplace and radiator.
Bedroom 3 (11' 2'' x 8' 6'' (3.40m x 2.59m))
Double glazed window taking full advantage of rural views. Laminate floor, radiator. Built-in fitted wardrobes with three sliding doors; the centre door is a mirror and two contemporary doors to either side.
Bedroom 4 (8' 7'' x 6' 8'' (2.61m x 2.03m))
Currently used as an office. Double glazed window with far reaching views. Laminate floor, radiator, fitted desk furniture.
Attractive bathroom with white suite offering double ended bath with rain head shower and curtain over. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin. Double glazed window. Contrasting tiling to walls and floor. Heated towel rail radiator.
Detached garage with electric door, light and power. Staircase to the rear which leads up to studio/office/playroom. This room offers a stylish, contemporary window which takes full advantage of views across as far as the North Downs and Sprivers National Trust woods. Fitted with laminate flooring, downlights to ceiling.
Studio (21' 4'' x 11' 7'' (6.50m x 3.53m))
Stunning studio which offers a large contemporary window taking full advantage of views over Sprivers and Kent countryside. Downlights to ceiling and laminate floor.
Detached Garage (16' 6'' x 14' 4'' (5.03m x 4.37m))
Most attractive garage with contemporary gable to the rear. Electric doors, light and power. Staircase rises to studio above. To the rear of the garage is a fabulous porch which is ideal for alfresco dining and captures the evening sunsets beautifully.
Beautiful mature rear garden whereby the current owner has maintained a cottage garden over the past 30 years. Principally laid to lawn and provides an abundance of colour throughout the year with mature shrubs and perennials. There is an unofficial rear gate that leads out to Sprivers, ideal for dog walking and the walk through to the village which takes approximately 10 minutes.
The Rayburn runs oil central heating to a system of radiators. Built ca. 1908. The kitchen extension and the extension to the side carried out ca.1981. New windows 1996. New oil tank 2010. Music room extension 2002. Rayburn was installed 2017. Mains drainage. Alarm system.
- Stunning views to the rear
- 4 Bedrooms
- Detached garage with studio above
- 3 Reception areas
- Ground floor cloakroom
- En-suite to master bedroom
- EPC D
- 1777 sq ft