The Street, Appledore, Kent TN26 2BX
4 bedroom Detached House for sale: The Street, Appledore, Kent TN26 2BX
A sympathetically renovated Grade II Listed period house together with a separate three bedroom cottage and further one bedroom former coach house providing ancillary/holiday let accommodation, set in about 1.7 acres including a mature garden and wild flower meadow set in the Conservation Area of the village.
ROOMS Saxon House – comprises family room, kitchen/dining room, inner hallway, utility room, vaulted drawing room, garden room, cloaks/shower room. First floor landing, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Second floor large attic bedroom 4/study. Oil heating
The Cottage – main open plan living/dining/kitchen, hall, bathroom. First floor landing/study, 3 bedrooms, shower room. LPG heating
The Coach House – open plan living/kitchen area, conservatory, shower room. First floor double bedroom. Air source heat pump.
LOCATION Set back from the road in the heart of the picturesque village of Appledore, which provides daily amenities including a village store, public house, tea shop and village hall as well as a branch line 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. 6 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 of Rye 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 Grammar 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.
DESCRIPTION Saxon House is a fine, detached Grade II Listed property comprising a period house predating 1712 with a later stuccoed Georgian façade with parapet and alterations including two large bay windows to the front on both floors. Located in close proximity to the main house is a detached two storey property dating from the 1920's, which provides three bedroom ancillary/holiday let accommodation together with a former detached Coach House providing a one bedroom cottage. The property, as a whole, has been sympathetically renovated and now creates flexible living with the additional cottage and coach house providing an additional income.
GROUND FLOOR A glazed front door and panelled inner door opens into a family room with stairs off to the first floor, bay window to the front and a large inglenook fireplace with an oak bressumer. Open studwork divides this room from the dining area and kitchen which also has a bay window. A built in range of kitchen units includes a Franke sink, space for Rangemaster style electric cooker, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer, larder cupboard. Inner hallway with built in cupboard. Utility room housing oil fired boiler, built in units with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. The vaulted drawing room has two large glazed doors out to the rear garden and sliding barn style door to the garden room opening out on to the rear terrace. Cloaks/shower room with vaulted ceiling, decorative tiled floor, walk in shower, w.c and wash hand basin.
FIRST FLOOR First floor landing with door and stairs to the second floor. All bedrooms have exposed floorboards. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have bay windows to the front and cast iron fireplaces. Bedroom 1 has built in wardrobes. Bedroom 3 has a built in cupboard and window to the side. Family bathroom comprises panelled bath with shower over and glazed side screen, w.c, wash hand basin, exposed studwork and window to rear.
SECOND FLOOR Second floor vaulted attic bedroom 4/study with exposed timbers, windows to the front and rear.
OUTSIDE Saxon House is set back from The Street and approached on foot via a wrought iron gate and a central pathway leading to the front door. To the right is a long private driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. The west facing rear garden extends to about half an acre and is set down to lawn with a small pond, shrub and herbaceous borders, specimen trees, productive apple and pear trees, soft fruits and a kitchen garden. Within the garden is a timber store and two WWII air raid shelters. Beyond the garden is a gently sloping field which extends to about one acre and has been planted as a wild flower meadow.
NOTE A public footpath runs along the driveway and over adjoining fields to the rear. Some of the garden photographs have been supplied by the vendor.
Phillips & Stubbs
Tel: 01797 227338