The Street, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4DJ
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A most charming attached Grade II listed 3 bedroomed property with a wealth of attractive period features. In need of modernisation and improvement throughout, offering the potential to become a beautiful character home, possibly suiting first time buyers or serving as an ideal buy to let investment. Internal viewing highly recommended to appreciate the opportunity on offer …
Retaining many character features and fittings, with good sized rooms, this terraced property offers considerable potential for adaptation/modernisation. Benefiting from original beamed ceilings and cast iron fireplaces. Situated in the popular village of Benenden, and just a short drive from Cranbrook with its range of facilities and amenities, and Staplehurst mainline station offering services to London and Ashford International. Located within the much favoured Cranbrook School Catchment Area.
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3 Good Sized Bedrooms (2 Double, 1 Single)
Original Character Features
Considerable potential for improvement/modernisation
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Conveniently set on 'The Street' in the centre of the popular village of Benenden with its friendly Community Shop & Post Office combined with Cafe. The village also offers a traditional butcher, The Bull at Benenden pub & restaurant, village hall, St George's medieval church with village green in front, recreation field, Ofsted 'Good' rated primary school and nursery schools. The popular Cranbrook town centre is about 5 miles and offers comprehensive shopping, schooling, banking and recreational facilities. There is easy access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover and Ashford International Station. The property lies within the catchment of multiple top-ranked selective state grammar schools.
Entering Benenden on the B2086 Cranbrook Road, immediately after the crossroads with New Pond Road and Iden Green Road, the road becomes 'The Street'. The property is to be found after 0.1 miles on the right hand side within an attractive brick terrace of 4 properties, notably with 3 decorative canopy porches. The property is the 3rd porch, situated directly behind the King William bus stop offering services to surrounding villages, Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells.
Ground Floor: - Decorative lattice Canopy Porch small step up to wooden Front Door leading directly into Sitting Room Window to front, original inset fireplace (tbv - currently covered) with painted beam over, high level cupboard housing fuse board and electricity meter, attractive part glazed corner display cabinet, and door to: Kitchen Window to rear, coal fired Rayburn (old and unused), main beam set in false ceiling (beams above - tbv), sink with double drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer and doors to under stairs cupboard and separate spacious Pantry Small window to rear (considered potential for conversion to separate Utility Room or knock through to create more spacious Kitchen/Dining Room), and door to stairs leading to: First Floor:- Split level Landing Door to Airing Cupboard housing hot water cylinder, access to boarded loft housing water tank. Doors to: Bedroom 1 A large double with beamed ceiling, built-in cupboard, cast iron Ducks Nest fireplace in painted decorative surround, and window to front. Bedroom 2 A good sized double with false and partially sloping ceiling, and window to rear. Bedroom 3 A good sized single with fitted shelving, Sadia hot water tank and fuse board, and window to side. Bathroom White suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and WC, fitted wall cupboard, part sloping ceiling with Velux window to rear.
Rear garden laid mainly to lawn, fenced to right side (incorporating gate for neighbouring access) and hedged to rear with spacious shed, rear pathway leading around the side of the property to The Street.
Agents Note: In line with money laundering regulations (5th directive) all purchasers will be required to allow us to verify their identity and their financial situation in order to proceed. There is a Flying Freehold over the neighbouring end of terrace property and right of way across the rear for neighbouring properties within the terrace. There is currently no domestic gas connection to the property.
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49 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3EE
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