A delightful, beautifully presented 3 bed semi-detached cottage sitting in stunning large landscaped gardens. Superb orangery style sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, GF bedroom & bathroom, 2 1st floor beds & shower room. Ample parking, garage with pp for conversion. Rural views. Read more
A delightful, beautifully presented 3 bed semi-detached cottage sitting in stunning large landscaped gardens. Superb orangery style sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, GF bedroom & bathroom, 2 1st floor beds & shower room. Ample parking, garage with pp for conversion. Rural views.
A delightful, beautifully presented 3 bed semi-detached cottage sitting in stunning large landscaped gardens adjoining countryside located within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, retaining many original features. Superb orangery style sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, GF bedroom & bathroom, 2 1st floor beds & shower room. Ample parking, garage with pp for conversion. Views.
Accommodation List: Entrance hall, reception one/dining room, reception two/sitting-room, kitchen/ breakfast room, side lobby. Inner hall, bedroom with adjacent bathroom. First-floor landing, two further bedrooms, shower room. Driveway leading to parking and turning area, detached garage with woodstore & garden room/office to the rear (with pp for conversion RR2020/591/P) with pergola covered terrace, large landscaped gardens & orchard area, Chicken run with timber garden store/potting shed. Views. Covered porch with oak pillars, painted wooden door to:
Entrance Hall: Quarry tiled floor. Brick fireplace with wooden surround inset with ornate feature fire. Door to inner hall. Step up with double part glazed doors to:
Reception One/Dining Room: L shaped room with UPVC double glazed windows with casement grill to the front and side, high-level Velux window above. Wooden floor. Wall mounted electric radiators. Wall light points. Ornate feature wooden fire surround inset with cast-iron wood-burning stove on brick hearth. Staircase to the first floor. Door to kitchen/breakfast room, part glazed door to:
Reception Two/Sitting-Room: Triple aspect room with double glazed windows to all sides and French doors leading out to the garden, large skylight over with blinds. Wall mounted electric radiator. Stone fire surround inset with basket for open fire on brick hearth. Built in storage and bookshelves to side.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: UPVC double glazed window with casement grill to the side. Fitted with comprehensive range of painted base and wall units with square edged oak worktop over, inset with double Belfast sink. Plumbing for washing machine, concealed plumbing for dishwasher. Shelved display cupboards either side of wooden fireplace with brick surround, inset with basket for open fire on brick hearth. Electric Aga range style cooker with Britannia concealed extractor/light over set into matching cupboards and drawers. Tiled splash backs, inset ceiling lights, over worktop lighting. Coordinating central island unit incorporating breakfast bar and wine rack with cupboards to either side. Oak floor. Door to:
Lobby: UPVC double glazed window with casement grill, wooden door leading out to the side. Space for large American-style side-by-side fridge/freezer. Quarry tiled floor, inset ceiling lights.
Painted panelled door to:
Inner hall: Velux window over. Painted panelled doors to both rooms.
Bedroom: Double aspect room with double glazed casement window enjoying views over the garden and French doors leading out to the side terrace. Part vaulted panelled ceiling.
Adjacent Bath and Shower Room: Double glazed casement window enjoying views over the garden. Fitted with white suite comprising WC, pedestal mounted wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over, glass shower screen to side. Metro tiled walls. Part panelled painted walls and ceiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Wall mounted electric radiator.
First-Floor Landing: Arched window. Loft hatch. Matching pine panelled doors to all rooms.
Bedroom: Two double glazed casement windows to the side. Cast-iron ducks nest fireplace set in painted surround. Wall mounted electric radiator. Two wall light points.
Bedroom: Double glazed casement window enjoying views over the garden and countryside beyond. Cast-iron ducks nest fireplace set in painted surround. Wall mounted electric radiator. Wall light point.
Shower Room: Double glazed wooden casement window enjoying views over the garden and countryside beyond. Fitted with white suite comprising hand basin with lights to either side, set into marble surround with range of painted storage cupboards, WC, corner shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower. Metro tiled walls, painted panelled ceiling. Chrome electric heated towel rail. Shaver point. Vinyl floor.
Outside: The property is approached over a private hedge lined driveway, which opens out to a parking and turning area, giving access to the detached garage which has planning permission for conversion for ancillary accommodation (RR/2020/591/P) Pedestrian gates lead to the beautifully planted, good size gardens with meandering paved and gravelled pathways, well-established beds and borders and many specimen plants and trees along with an area of level lawn and fish pond, To the side of the garage is a pergola covered terrace for al-fresco eating, with access into the adjacent garden room/office; to the other side is a covered log store. The lower garden enjoys formal box hedging and a seating area. A gate leads into the enclosed orchard with timber outbuilding currently used as a chicken house and a potting shed. The gardens are enclosed by mature hedging to all sides and enjoy stunning views over the adjoining farmland.
Services: Mains water & electricity are connected. Private drainage.
Floor Area: 122 m2 (1,313sq. ft) approx.
Broadband: High Speed Available
EPC Rating: 'E'
Council tax band: 'E'
Local Authority: Rother District Council
Directions: Travelling through Northiam on the A28, take the turning opposite the primary school, B2088 to Beckley and Rye. Continue to the end of Beckley Main St and turn left at the mini roundabout on to Whitebread Lane, A268. Gloucester Farm Cottage will be found on the left after approx. 0.7miles.
Transport Links: Mainline rail services: Nearby Robertsbridge or Etchingham stations provide frequent services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street, while Ashford International provides a fast service to St. Pancras and Eurostar services to the continent. The Motorway network can be accessed via the A21 (dual carriageway from south of Tunbridge Wells) at Junction 5 M25, north of Sevenoaks.
Viewing: All viewings by appointment only. A member of our team will conduct all viewings, whether or not the vendors are in residence. Read less
Property at a glance
Attached Character Period Cottage
Original Features Including Open Fireplaces
Rural Location, Views
Stunning Orangery Style Sitting Room
Bespoke Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
3 Beds Over 2 Floors, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
Superb Large Landscaped Garden
Planning Permission For Garage Conversion to Accommodation