Maidstone Road, Horsmonden
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£625,000 - £650,000 - NO CHAIN Heathleigh Cottage offers superb presentation nestled in the heart of Horsmonden village. Grade II listed with a plethora of character throughout - once the post mistress's house for Horsmonden built circa 1785. The property benefits from a complete renovation with the provision of work to the original garage (now a room) with planning permission as an annex. Accommodation comprising entrance hall, double aspect sitting room with inglenook fireplace, beautifully refurbished kitchen with range cooker and open aspect to dining room offering a further inglenook fireplace. To the first floor master bedroom with en-suite shower, two further bedrooms and large family bathroom. Stunning landscaped garden/patio to the rear and large enclosed garden to the front.
Horsmonden is a thriving village boasting several buildings of architectural and historical interest around the picturesque village green. Local amenities include the award-winning Heath Stores, village pub, chemist, doctor's surgery, nursery and primary school - which we understand are much sought after - tennis and cricket clubs, WI and village hall. The village offers many countryside walks, including around the grounds of the National Trust property of Sprivers, and bus services also connect Horsmonden to several neighbouring towns and villages. The nearest mainline railway station is just over 4 miles away at Paddock Wood and is very popular with commuters to London and the coast. Paddock Wood town offers a good range of facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, Tesco Local, Barsleys department store, banks, butchers, bakers, library, post office and sports centre with running track, modern medical centre plus schools for all ages. The larger towns of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone are approximately 8, 9 & 13 miles distant and each offers an even wider variety of excellent shopping, educational and recreational choices.'
Five bar gate opens to extensive gravel parking area with high Laurel hedge and gate through to main garden. The garden is principally laid to lawn with specimen trees, border shrubs and large vegetable trug planters to both sides which yield a good supply of your own vegetables. Storage sheds, Brick footpath leads to front door with outside lighting and postbox.
Greeted by an ornate doorbell as you walk into this lovely reception area of brick floor, window to the rear and doors leading to principal rooms.
This lovely light yet cosy room offers double aspect features to include sash window to the front and french doors to the rear which lead to rear garden/patio. An attractive feature to the room is the large inglenook fireplace with woodstove taking pride of place. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling. Radiator, light coloured carpet and stairs rise to first floor.
Straight from the pages of a 'homes' magazine this kitchen eludes atmosphere with entertaining ambience. Measurement to include a range of loveage green base and wall mounted units with bone and steel handles, light marble work surfaces, inset one and half bowl ceramic sink and drainer, SMEG range cooker with double oven and gas hob (via gas bottles), extractor fan over, pull out carousel shelved corner unit and pull out larder cupboard. Integrated dishwasher. Wooden door to rear garden and wood floor through to dining area.
Open aspect from the kitchen with exposed beams separating the two rooms, inglenook fireplace, sash window and continuation of floor. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling.
This room was formerly the large garage which has planning permission to become an annex with en-suite. Currently used as a utility area with plumbing for washing machine and floor area for storage, The planning incorporates putting a window to the front which would turn this into a lovely room for a discerning buyer.
First floor landing
Loft hatch, doors to respective rooms. Large walk-in shelved storage cupboard.
Characterful room with sash window to the front, radiator and cream carpet. Range of built in wardrobes spanning one wall to include three doubles with panel doors. Door to en-suite
White suite to include large shower cubicle with mira shower, low level w.c., and wash handbasin.
This beautiful bathroom incorporates a large tub double ended bath with attractive side panel, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., window, glass shelving in recess for toiletries and strip wooden floor.
Sash window overlooking rear garden, radiator and carpet as fitted.
Sash window overlooking front garden, feature fireplace, radiator and carpet as fitted.
Extensive patio to the rear and with imagination the current owner has made a glass table from the 'well' which was in situ when they purchased. The table incorporates a centre hole for an umbrella and the glass top can be moved for access. The well offers internal lighting, ideal for alfresco dining. Raised beds surround the patio with specimen trees and shrubs. Large log store, side access. Sheds x 2. Outside lighting surrounds the patio. Through the side access there is the oil fired boiler and gas bottle for cooker.
Grade II listed, oil fired central heating to a system of radiators, planning permission for conversion of garage, mains drainage. Cooker hob top is fuelled from gas bottles (electric ovens).
- Village location close to kindergarten and school
- Beautifully presented
- 3/4 Bedrooms
- 3 Receptions
- Grade II listed
- Off road parking
- Stunning country walks
- EPC exempt