The Green, Matfield

  • Ref: 10431858
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Grade II listed
  • 2 Receptions
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • First floor bathroom
  • Detached garage with studio above
  • EPC Exempt

Property Summary

NO CHAIN - Hodge Cottage is a fine example of a 500 year old Grade II listed semi detached family home.  The property boasts an idyllic setting with beautiful views overlooking Matfield village green and pond.  The property boasts many character features with accommodation comprising two receptions, the sitting room offers a large inglenook fireplace, ground floor cloakroom, fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, three bedrooms and family bathroom.  Outside a good size garden of 'L' shape which gives the rear half of the garden an excellent degree of seclusion.  Garage with studio above 18'11" x 9'0" making an ideal work from home office.  Off road parking for 2-3 cars.  

Full Details

Matfield is a favourable Kentish village noted as a conservation area, picturesque village pond and amenities to include; out reach post office at the village hall and Hammonds award winning butchers who have taken pride of place for many years attracting customers far and wide. The Poet (Michelin Star) restaurant and, The Star family public house are all within walking distance. Fabulous country walks across orchards and open farmland.

Doctors surgery is located in the nearby village of Brenchley which offers post office, Terrys butchers, Baby Bull wine bar, primary school, doctors surgery and dentist.

The local primary school is in the village of Brenchley approximately 1.5 miles distant. Mascalls Academy offering advanced learning stream is placed on the fringe of Paddock Wood approximately 2.0 miles distant.

The town of Paddock Wood offers Waitrose Supermarket, Barsleys department store, variety of small shops, banks and chemist. Putlands Sports Centre and mainline station to London Charing Cross, London Bridge/Cannon Street, Waterloo East. In the opposite direction, Ashford International and Dover Priory.

Accessed via latch gate with picket fence and footpath to front door which open into:-

Entrance Lobby
Door to sitting room, window to side and tiled floor.

Sitting room (18' 9'' x 15' 6'' (5.71m x 4.72m))
Double aspect room with sash windows to front and side, beautiful inglenook fireplace offering open grate with canopy and tiled hearth, plethora of exposed beams and cream carpet. Door to rear lobby.

Stairs to rear of kitchen
Stairs rise to first floor with carpet as fitted.

Kitchen (18' 10'' x 9' 10'' (5.74m x 2.99m))
Measurement to include a range of linen coloured base and wall mounted units with complementary worktops, inset stainless steel style sink, double oven, ceramic hob with extractor over, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Window to the front, sandstone coloured tile floor. Exposed beams. Under stairs pantry cupboard and utility area with plumbing for washing machine. Under floor heating. Open aspect through to a second reception to be used as dining room or playroom.

White suite comprising, w.c., and corner sink unit.

Reception 2 Dining room/playroom (12' 6'' x 7' 7'' (3.81m x 2.31m))
Extending to 12'10" Continuation of sandstone colour floor tiles, sash window to the front and French doors to the rear garden and patio. Under floor heating.

First floor

Bedroom 1 (13' 2'' x 9' 10'' (4.01m x 2.99m))
Sash windows to the front which overlooking the beautiful Matfield village green and pond, exposed beams, walk in wardrobe with hanging and shelving space and carpet as fitted and radiator.

Bedroom 2 (10' 1'' x 9' 4'' (3.07m x 2.84m))
Sash window, carpet as fitted and radiator

Bedroom 3 (9' 10'' x 9' 4'' (2.99m x 2.84m))
Sash window, carpet as fitted and radiator

White suite comprising panel bath separate shower cubicle fitted with Mira shower over, pedestal wash basin and low level w.c., opaque glazed window , heated towel rail radiator and convector heater. Limestone under floor heating.

Outside - Garage and studio (18' 11'' x 9' 0'' (5.76m x 2.74m))
Measurement is for the studio above the garage. The property boasts a detached garage with studio above which is ideal as a work from home office with electricity, data and TV point. To the front of the garage is parking for 2/3 cars.

The garden is of irregular 'L' shape but offers many seating areas, flagstone patio to the rear of the property - principally laid to lawn with mature hedging and shrubs. The rear of the garden offers a secluded spot and ideal for alfresco dining on the attractive decking area. Further studio which is ideal for a hobby. Overall a classic Kentish country garden!

Grade II listed, oil fired central heating, under floor heating to Kitchen, and dining room. Mains drainage. TVR controlled radiators.

Agents note
There is a small flying freehold to the property whereby the walk-in-wardrobe extends into the neighbouring property.