Station Road, Appledore, Kent TN26 2DQ
2 bedroom Cottage for sale: Station Road, Appledore, Kent TN26 2DQ
A recently extended detached 2 bedroom cottage enjoying far reaching expansive views across adjoining farmland over the marsh and yet just a few minutes from Appledore station with connections to London in approximately 1 hour (via high speed train).
ROOMS Entrance lobby, Living/dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Family room, Utility room, Cloakroom, First floor landing, 2 double bedrooms, Bathroom, Oil heating, Double glazing, Useful outbuildings incorporating a gym, workshop and store, Driveway providing off road parking, Gardens to either side of the property, EPC rating E
LOCATION Located on the rural outskirts approximately 1.8 miles from Appledore, a small picturesque village with a long history. Once a coastal town and port with river access inland, nowadays, this is a pretty well kept village, with a collection of ancient dwellings, grand houses, farms, cottages and modern properties built along a wide main street. Much of the village activity still centres around the lovely old Church of St Peter and St Paul. Daily amenities including a village shop and Post Office, public house, tea shop and village hall. Within 700 yards of the property is a branch line station with a rail service to Ashford where it connects with a high speed service to London St Pancras in 37 minutes and Eurostar service to the Continent. There is a doctor's surgery at nearby Ham Street. 8 miles to the north is Tenterden with its tree lined High Street, leisure centre and Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets. To the south west is the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye (7.5 miles) with its historical associations and medieval architecture. Schools in the area include The Marsh Academy in New Romney together with the Folkestone School for Girls, The Harvey Grammar School for boys, Norton Knatchbull Grammer School for boys and Highworth Grammar School for girls both in Ashford. Access to coastal bathing beaches is at Littlestone, where there is also an excellent links golf course and at Camber, both about 9 miles.
DISCRIPTION Forming a detached cottage which has recently been extended to the rear with a 'Dungeness style' single storey extension having black painted weatherboarding with large windows and doors making the most of the views across the adjoining countryside. Internally the accommodation comprises,
GROUND FLOOR Side door into an entrance lobby with tiled flooring, window to side, oil fired boiler. Cloakroom with w.c, wash hand basin and window to side.
Kitchen/breakfast room with fitted base units incorporating an electric Rangemaster cooker, 4 ring electric hob, oven, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, window to front, Marmoleum flooring. Door to family room and wide opening to living/dining room
Utility room fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units incorporating a one and half bowl sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, two windows to rear.
Open plan living/dining room with double sliding doors onto a wooden deck, additional corner window, wood burning stove, Marmoleum flooring continued through from the kitchen. As the room is L shaped the current vendors use part of this room as a study with a window and door out onto the side garden.
Family room fireplace fitted with wood burning stove, shelving to one side of the chimney breast, original front door and window to front. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Seagrass flooring which continues up the staircase.
FIRST FLOOR First floor landing window to rear. Doors to both bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 polished pine floorboards, cast iron fireplace, painted wooden panelling, window to front.
Bedroom 2 polished pine floorboards, painted wooden panelling, window to front.
Bathroom fully tiled comprising roll top bath, separate shower unit with rain head, wash hand basin, w.c, windows to rear and side with views.
OUTSIDE Outside: A driveway provides off road parking and a path leads through the garden up to the house. There is a further garden to the other side of the property and a central decked area looks out onto the vast expanse of adjoining farmland and across the marsh. A range of period black painted corrugated metal outbuildings include a gym, workshop and store.
Phillips & Stubbs
Tel: 01797 227338