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Petteridge Lane, Matfield


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    Property Summary

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    Please take a look at our in depth Sprift report under virtual tour (rightmove) and Sprift report at bottom of details page on zoopla.  A charming Victorian cottage situated on a large plot offering a beautiful garden and rural views. The well presented accommodation comprises entrance hall with cloakroom, sitting room with attractive log burner, fitted kitchen/dining room, 3 bedrooms and a luxury bath/shower room. Attached - is a large garage and enough room to park 2 cars on the drive. The large rear garden is will be a delight to any keen gardener with its mature shrubs, plants, fruit trees, wildlife pond and shed. The garden adjoins fields and offers rural views to the rear.

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    This late Victorian cottage has been extended in the 1970's and in 1999 when the majority of the improvement work was carried out.

    The well presented accommodation benefits from oil fired central heating and most of the windows are double glazed.

    The adjacent garage is a good size and has storage above plus room to park two cars on the paved driveway.

    The generous plot size is a prime feature of this property and the westerly facing rear garden will be a joy to any keen gardener.

    Located in the hamlet of Petteridge -rural Matfield, with easy access to adjoin the A21. Matfield village boasts a village green, family public houses, butchers/grocery store and post office. The neighbouring Brenchley village also has a village post office/store and family pub together with a primary school and doctor's surgery. Paddock Wood, approximately 3.5 miles distant, with mainline station to London Charing Cross, Waterloo East, London Bridge/Ashford International, Dover Priory, provides a wider variety of shopping facilities, including Waitrose supermarket, Barsleys department store, chemist, take-aways, florist and hairdressers. The larger towns of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, approximately 6 & 8 miles distant respectively, also have main line stations with services to London and the coast.

    Entrance Hall
    Side entrance with double glazed door, window and outside light. Radiator, heating thermostat, stairs off to first floor, doors to kitchen and sitting room and etched glass door to:

    Attractively decorated cloakroom comprising white suite of WC and hand basin. Extractor fan.

    Sitting room 17' 0'' x 12' 1'' (5.18m x 3.68m)
    The room offers a great deal of character with a double aspect. Sash window to the front and double glazed windows to the side. One radiator. Brick feature fireplace with cast iron log burner standing on the brick hearth. Cupboards and glass display shelves built into the chimney recesses.

    Kitchen/Dining 16' 9'' x 10' 8'' (5.10m x 3.25m)
    Double aspect with double glazed window to the rear offering fabulous views across the garden. Measurement to include a range of base and wall mounted cabinets with continuous working surface incorporating a white enamel double bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer taps. Radiator, downlights set into the ceiling and pelmet lighting onto the working surfaces. Integrated refrigerator, built-in electric double oven and separate ceramic hob with concealed extractor above. Oil fired Worcester combi boiler for heating and hot water with programmer. Space for freezer, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Tiled floor and stable-type door to garden.

    First floor landing
    Double glazed window. Stairs rise from the entrance hall to the first floor and a narrower staircase continues up to the second floor. Tongue and groove panelling.

    Bedroom 1 13' 8'' x 10' 9'' (4.16m x 3.27m)
    Double aspect with double glazed sash window to the front and rear, both with far reaching rural views. Wall to wall floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes and radiator.

    Bedroom 2 9' 10'' x 9' 2'' (2.99m x 2.79m)
    Sash window to the front with rural view. Radiator and wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes.

    Luxuriously fitted with white suite of antique style roll top bath with claw feet and mixer taps with shower attachment; pedestal wash basin and WC plus a tiled shower with bi-fold glazed door. Wall light and ceiling downlights. Double glazed window with views over the garden. Extractor fan and radiator.

    Second floor
    The landing continues up to a wooden staircase leading to:-

    Bedroom 3 /Study 11' 0'' x 9' 10'' (3.35m x 2.99m)
    Measurement includes fitted wardrobes. Double glazed window to the side with views across the village to the countryside beyond. Radiator, a range of fitted wardrobes (four doubles) and a fitted desk with matching base suitable for a TV and monitor.

    Garage 19' 11'' x 8' 11'' (6.07m x 2.72m)
    The garage was built in 1999 of brick and block construction with a useful loft for storage. Light and power points. Up-and-over door to the front, window to the side and door to the rear. In front of the garage is a brick paved driveway with enough room to park 2 cars off the lane.

    Rear Garden
    The garden is a wonderful feature of this cottage. The small garden to the front is set behind a hedge and contains plants bulbs and a flourishing forsythia. The rear garden is west facing. Adjacent to the rear of the cottage is an awning over the brick patio for sheltered outside entertaining and a further seating area at a slightly higher level. Outside tap and external lighting. Dwarf retaining wall with an abundance of plants in the flower borders. A short flight of steps up to the shaped lawn where the footpath continues on to a small orchard with apple trees and a timber garden shed. At the far end of the garden are silver birch, walnut trees and damson, mixed hedgerow and a beech hedge. Several flowering shrubs and a wildlife pond for frogs and newts to enjoy. hot and cold outside tap (for washing dogs). Far reaching views beyond. The gate to the fields is for the enjoyment of the owners but does not grant permission as an access from the property.

    Oil fired central heating (boiler regularly serviced), mains drainage. Windows are mostly double glazed.

    Property Features

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    • Idyllic location
    • Extensive garden
    • 2/3 bedrooms
    • Wood burning stove to sitting room
    • Garage and off road parking
    • EPC E - 1,127 sq ft
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