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The Street, Sissinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2JJ

£400,000 OIEO Freehold
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 The Street, Sissinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2JJ

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A charming 3 bedroomed semi-detached period cottage dating back to around 1895. Tastefully modernised with a contemporary living/dining/kitchen area opening onto a pretty south facing courtyard garden. Offered with a large, adjoining outbuilding holding full planning permission for further accommodation. Internal viewing highly recommended..........

Situated in the pretty 'Street' in the heart of Sissinghurst, Bluebell Cottage has an interesting history. Once a draper's shop, it spent most of its life as a gardener's cottage for Vita Sackville-West and Sissinghurst Castle Garden, until it was sold and completely refurbished in 2002. Set over 3 floors, the current vendors, together with their heritage builders, have further developed the ground floor to make it a modern, contemporary space. With 2 double bedrooms, single bedroom and bathroom set over the first and second floors, and benefitting from gas central heating, new double glazed windows throughout including working sash windows to the front, and French oak flooring to the ground floor. Situated within the favoured Cranbrook School Catchment Area with many top ranked selective state grammar schools nearby and within easy distance of the popular town of Cranbrook and all its associated amenities. The mainline station at Staplehurst is a 10 minute drive away with journeys to London taking just under an hour and journeys to Ashford International around 20 minutes.

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Sitting Area
Dining Area
3 Bedrooms
Family Bathroom
South Facing Courtyard
Outbuilding (with full planning consent)
Gas Central Heating
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Set on the pretty 'Street' in the heart of the village of Sissinghurst, with its popular village shop and post office and The Milk House 16th century pub & restaurant conveniently nearby. The village is famously known for its beautiful National Trust Castle & Gardens. Within easy distance of the historic market town of Cranbrook which offers a range of shops, restaurants and public houses and benefits from a good range of amenities including doctors surgeries, banks, a leisure centre, schools and the town's noted landmark, the Union Windmill. Staplehurst mainline station is about 5 miles and offers frequent services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and Ashford International. The A21 and A229 road networks give access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover and Ashford International Station.


From our office in Cranbrook proceed down the High Street, into Stone Street, and bear left out of the Town. At the Willesley Pound roundabout turn right onto the A262, and continue into Sissinghurst village. The property will be found on the right hand side in the centre of the village.


Canopy porch with new Front Door opening into Hall with stairs rising to the first floor. Door to:- Sitting Room area, sash window to front, brick chimney breast with wood burning stove, oak flooring, fitted cupboard to the side housing electric meters and door to under stairs cupboard. Opening to:- Dining Area with built-in cupboards housing wall mounted boiler, integrated fridge-freezer, larder and storage, and an additional built-in dresser and bookcase to the other side. There is a concealed inspection point with access to the mains gas valve and kitchen pipe work. Opening to:- Kitchen with 2 velux windows, double glazed windows and stable door to the rear. The kitchen comprises of a range of modern Italian gloss finished base units and soft close drawer units. There are glazed and under lit wall units to one wall, double sinks, triple mixer tap with filter, integrated slimline dishwasher, integrated washing machine, gas hob, electric fan oven and extractor. Granite worktops incorporating a breakfast bar and storage for cookery books.


Landing with stairs rising to 2nd floor and doors to:- Bedroom 1 with window to the rear. Bathroom fitted with a modern white suite comprising of L-shaped bath with hand shower attachment, a rain shower head and shower screen, low level WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit and mirror with lights, extractor fan and heated ladder towel rail with timer. Bedroom 3 Sash window to the front incorporating a fire escape mechanism and hanging rail


Landing with display shelf, window to the side and door through to:- Bedroom 2 Window to side and velux to rear, built in cupboard.


The property is approached through a wrought iron gate into a small, pretty front garden with mature shrubs and flowers. There is traditional white weather boarding to the side of the house and a lane giving access to the rear and to the footpath into nearby Cranbrook and surrounding fields. To the rear of the property, double gates give access to a pretty, south facing sunny courtyard garden with raised beds, brick storage seat and outside tap.


The adjoining Outbuilding was recently acquired, together with change of use from business to domestic, having originally been a stable and hayloft, then a mechanics workshop, an Interiors business most recently and is currently used as a double garage and for storage. It is fitted with a crocodile electric door installed in May this year and has full planning consent for quite versatile annexe opportunities.

Agents Note: In line with money laundering regulations (4th directive) all purchasers will be required to allow us to verify their identity and their financial situation in order to proceed.

Notice: Whilst great care has been taken to be as accurate as is realistic these details, photographs and floor plans, are for guidance only, all measurements are approximate. We can not be held responsible for the content of these particulars and none of the services, fittings or appliances at the property have been tested by the agent. We assume that the property has all necessary permissions, regulations and consents. Purchasers should satisfy themselves that any of the aforesaid mentioned in the particulars are correct, or in working order. These details can not be incorporated in any offer, or contract.
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49 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3EE
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