- Substantial detached 5 bedroom / 4 bathroom home
- Secluded location just off of High Street
- Stunning landscaped rear gardens with outbuildings
- Flexible family friendly accommodation
- Two detached garages, one with workshop
- Extensive off-street parking
- Walking distance of local amenities
- Wide choice of good local schools
- Catchment area for Ashford Grammars
- Mainline stations at Headcorn and Ashford
This wonderfully secluded five bedroom detached house, with its' beautifully landscaped gardens of approximately 0.5 acre, is a rare find, just a minute's walk from the tree lined end of the High Street. This home offers just under 2,500 sq ft of accommodation comprising: hallway, drawing room, sitting / family room, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, utility and shower room and the first floor; five double bedrooms, a bathroom and two shower rooms. Outside, there is much to get excited about. To the rear is a "hidden gem" - a secret garden, the size of which is rarely found so close to the town, providing a haven for children, keen gardeners and nature lovers alike. The property would also suit a car enthusiast, boasting extensive off-street parking, garaging and workshop space.
ENTRANCE HALL 10' 9" x 4' 2" (3.28m x 1.27m)
The front door opens into an entrance hall where there is a staircase to the first floor. GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM 10' 2" x 5' 4" (3.1m x 1.63m)
A contemporary shower room with large enclosed shower, vanity unit with basin under, low level w.c and stainless steel heated towel rail. Tiled floor and walls. Space for storage unit. DRAWING ROOM 25' 5" x 13' 11 max" (7.75m x 4.24m)
The large, elegant drawing room, with it's fireplace and wood burner, has a grand, but warm feel. French doors and full height windows to one end of the room flood it with light and provide views of, and access to, the garden beyond. DINING ROOM 18' 5" x 11' 5" (5.61m x 3.48m)
This large double aspect room is well positioned next to the kitchen. A door leads in to the sitting / family room. SITTING / FAMILY ROOM 11' 4" x 13' 3" (3.45m x 4.04m)
This cosy room, with its' wood burner, built-in shelving and large bow window could serve a variety of uses. French doors give this room access to the garden. KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM 21' 6" x 9' 10" (6.55m x 3m)
This generously sized room has a cream painted wood kitchen at one end and built-in eating area at the other. There are a range of units and bespoke worktops, a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, Miele fan oven and grill, NEFF five burner gas hob, an integrated under counter fridge and space for a dishwasher and upright fridge/freezer. Three windows to the side and rear give lovely views over the garden and a stable door gives access onto a pretty patio area, ideal for alfresco dining. A useful space between the kitchen and the drawing room houses a large understairs pantry style cupboard and a study area. UTILITY AREA 18' 8" x 9' 0 max" (5.69m x 2.74m)
A generous utility area with separate part enclosed space for boots and coats. The utility room houses the boiler, stainless steel sink with drainer, wall and base units, worktop and space and plumbing for washing machine and drier. Window to the side and rear. A side door takes you out onto the gated drive. MASTER BEDROOM 19' 1" x 12' 1 max" (5.82m x 3.68m)
Spacious double bedroom with large picture window to side overlooking garden and small window to front. Generous built-in storage. A small landing area between this room, bedroom 3 and the first floor shower room houses the airing cupboard. BEDROOM 3 15' 5" x 11'6" max (4.6m x 3.35m)
A light double bedroom with views over the garden and built-in storage.
FIRST FLOOR SHOWER ROOM 7' 6" x 7' 6" (2.29m x 2.29m)
This handy shower room, conveniently positioned between bedrooms 2 and 3 comprises: glass screened shower unit, vanity unit with inset basin, low level w.c and built-in corner cupboard. White heated towel rail. Tiled floor and walls. Window to side. BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 13' 0" (4.39m x 3.96m)
This bedroom, with its' large window to the rear overlooking the beautiful garden, generous built-in storage and contemporary en-suite shower room, is definitely somewhere to relax.
EN-SUITE 7'7" x 6'7" (2.13m x 1.82m)
A contemporary suite comprising glass screened shower, low level w.c and wash hand basin. BEDROOM 4 13' 10" x 9' 9" (4.22m x 2.97m)
Good size double bedroom with window to front, built-in storage and access to bathroom and bedroom 5. BEDROOM 5 13' 1" x 9' 8 max" (3.99m x 2.95m)
Accessed via bedroom 4, this twin / double room has built-in storage and a window over the garden. OUTSIDE
The sizeable plot, which extends to about half an acre (unmeasured) incorporates two beautiful garden areas, one is laid mainly to lawn with a patio area, green house / potting shed and store, and the other, called the "Tree Garden" is more of a secret garden with lush planting, mature trees and pond. A lovely old brick wall with iron gate divides the two. There are electric double gates leading into the main garden from a private drive, behind which there is parking for several cars in front of a detached part brick / part timber building containing a workshop and garaging. On the other side of the gates, there is additional off-street parking and another detached timber garage. NB: A wooden door in the old brick wall at the bottom of the main garden leads through to an area called "Badger's Mead". We understand that this parcel of land, which was purchased by a set of neighbours including the vendors of this property, is held in trust to protect the wildlife and ensure against future development. we are advised that at no extra cost, anyone purchasing this property can opt into this Trust. SERVICES
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. DIRECTIONS
From our offices in Tenterden, head south west along the High Street on the A28 until you come to West Cross Gardens on the right hand side. Turn into West Cross Gardens and then take the lane on the left hand side. The Garden Cottage can be found at the end of this lane on the right hand side.