CHARMING TWO BED CHARACTER COTTAGE CLOSE TO MAINLINE STATION

TWO RECEPTIONS, TWO BEDROOMS, GAS CH & DOUBLE GLAZING

NEWLY FITTED BATHROOM 

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, GREAT FOR ENTERTAINING

GOOD SIZED PATIO AND GARDENS, OFF ROAD PARKING FOR ONE VEHICLE


DESCRIPTION 

This delightful character cottage is a charming and cosy home to come back to after a long day at work. It is also just a short walk from the mainline station!  Believed to have been built in the late 1890’s, it has a traditional peg tile roof with an open fire in the sitting room and a pine fireplace in the main bedroom.  The dining room is open to the kitchen area offering a great space for entertaining and family living.  There is double glazing and gas central heating. The rear garden is very long ( approx 200 ft ) and there is a patio area to  enjoy the afternoon and evening sun. At the front there is off road parking for one car. THERE IS NO ONWARD CHAIN.

SUMMARY

GROUND FLOOR:             SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, BATHROOM AND REAR LOBBY

FIRST FLOOR:                     TWO BEDROOMS

OUTSIDE:                             OFF ROAD PARKING FOR ONE CAR TO FRONT, PRETTY GARDENS TO REAR

EPC:       D61                        COUNCIL TAX BAND C / MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Pathway and off road gravel parking area to wood front door to:-

SITTING ROOM

Double glazed window to front.  Picture rails and skirting boards.  Open fire with cast iron fire surround and black stone hearth.  Cupboard housing meters.  Central ceiling light.  2 wall (candle) sconces and 2 picture lights.  Fitted carpet.  Wood door to:-

DINING ROOM

Stairs to first floor with a turn at the bottom and double glazed window to rear.  Door to understairs storage cupboard.  Floor to ceiling cupboard for coat hanging space. Alcove with shelving.  Central heating controls.  Picture rails and skirting boards. Radiator. Central ceiling light. 2 wall (candle) sconces. Fitted carpet. Open to:-

KITCHEN

Two double glazed windows to side.  Range of dark wood wall and floor units with work surfaces over.  Part tiled walls. Stainless steel single sink unit.  Plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.  Electric point for cooker.  Radiator.  Central ceiling light.  Lino flooring.  Half glazed door to:-

REAR LOBBY

Further coat hanging space. Small loft hatch. Ceiling light. Tiled floor.  Half glazed door to rear garden.  Wood door to:-

BATHROOM

Double glazed windows to rear and side.  Pedestal wash basin with tiled splashbacks, toilet and wood panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment and tiled walls.  Radiator.   Lino flooring.

LANDING 

Access to boarded loft housing gas boiler serving central heating and hot water system. Ceiling light. Wood doors to bedrooms.

BEDROOM  ONE  

Double glazed window to front.  Currently un-used fireplace with pine surround.  Radiator.  Skirting boards. Central ceiling light. Exposed wooden floorboards.

BEDROOM TWO   

Double glazed window to rear.  Radiator.  Door to airing cupboard with shelves and tank.  Fitted carpet.  Skirting boards.  Central ceiling light.

OUTSIDE

To the front the cottage has off road parking space for one vehicle.  The street has restricted parking, but for residents a permit can be obtained for approximately £25 per year.

The back garden has a pedestrian gate to the side giving access round to the front across the rear of the other cottages in the row.  (The right of way to number 12 next door has been blocked for many years on the right hand side so is not in use).

A large paved patio area immediately to the rear of the cottage offers plenty of space for a seating area and BBQ etc.  Garden Shed.  The garden is very long and laid partly to lawn with established shrubs, lilac and apple tree.

LOCATION   

Situated at the Northern end of the popular village of Staplehurst and within easy walking distance of the mainline station offering excellent commuter services to London and the coast.  There is a bus stop at the top of the road and good road links into Maidstone and the M20.  The village has a primary school, several nursery school options and a good choice of secondary schooling in the surrounding areas, including being within the favoured Cranbrook School catchment area.