- Well presented detached cottage
- Grade II listed with charming period features
- Spacious & versatile living finished to a high standard
- Wonderful south-west facing garden
- Gated driveway with ample parking
- Paddock Wood station 4.3 miles
- No on going chain
- EPC Exempt
Well presented Grade II listed detached cottage of charm and character, set in about 0.8 acres of landscaped grounds
Flint’s Cottage is situated on the edge of East Peckham village offering local amenities including a primary school, church, village hall, public house, Co-op supermarket, bakers, chemist and post office.
Comprehensive Shopping: Tonbridge (5 miles), Tunbridge Wells (9 miles) and Bluewater Shopping Centre.
Mainline Rail Services: Paddock Wood (4.3 miles) and Tonbridge (6.6 miles) to London Bridge/Charing Cross.
Primary Schools: East Peckham (0.5 miles), Hadlow & Tonbridge.
Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar, Tonbridge Girls Grammar and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar Schools. Mascalls in Paddock Wood. Knole Academy, Weald of Kent Grammar and Trinity Schools in Sevenoaks.
Private Schools: The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill. Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Schools.
Leisure Facilities: Nizels Golf & Country Club in Hildenborough. Poult Wood Golf Clubm in Tonbridge. Outdoor and indoor pools in Tonbridge, the Angel Leisure Centre and a range of sporting.
Communications: The A26 leads to the A228 with access to the M20 providing a link to the M25, other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus, while the A21 can be joined at Hildenborough.
Flint’s Cottage is an attractive Grade II listed detached house that dates from the 17th Century, exuding charm and character. It was extended and completely refurbished to a high standard in 2010. The accommodation provides spacious and well presented reception areas with subtle stylish fittings, ideal for both family living and entertaining. The south-west facing landscaped gardens are a wonderful backdrop to the house and amount to about 0.8 acres in total.
Features include exposed wall and ceiling timbers, exposed brick walls, wooden doors with ironmongery, column radiators and wooden multi pane windows. Limestone and quarry tiled floors to the ground floor, oak flooring to the first floor landing and master bedroom en suite. Under floor heating in the kitchen/dining room and sitting room. New England style shutters to four of the bedrooms.
The entrance hall has an oak staircase rising to the first floor and provides access to the modern shower room.
The double aspect sitting room provides an excellent spacious living area and features a striking inglenook open brick fireplace with an oak bressumer beam. An attractive bay window has a fitted seat with storage and an outlook to the front garden.
The triple aspect dining room provides an ideal area for informal and formal occasions with double doors opening to the rear terrace and a secondary oak staircase up to the first floor.
The adjoining kitchen is fitted with a traditional range of wall and base cupboards designed by Rencraft. Granite work surfaces incorporate a butler sink. Appliances include a Falcon range style cooker, integral Kenwood dishwasher and space for an under counter fridge.
The utility room provides additional base cupboards with oak work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge and freezer. Stable door to rear garden.
The master bedroom is arranged over the first floor, benefitting from a dressing area with fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with a roll top bath.
There are three further double bedrooms, one of which has an impressive part-vaulted ceiling.
The well appointed family bathroom comprises a bath with a shower attachment, double shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and heated towel rail.
A narrow staircase leads up to the attic with a double aspect study, store area and further attic room.
The house is approached via wrought iron electric gates opening onto a gravel driveway providing ample parking. A five bar gate leads to a further parking area.
A pedestrian gate leads to the enclosed front garden with an area of lawn and yew tree hedging to front boundary. A brick pathway leads to a further pedestrian gate to the rear garden.
The south-west facing landscaped rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a generous flag stone split level terrace with a low brick retaining wall, providing a superb area for outdoor entertaining. It is well stocked with a variety of herbaceous beds, shrubs and mature trees, including sycamore, silver birch, apple and weeping willow. To one side is a portager garden with a cobbled path leading a an ornamental pond with a fountain. The total plot amounts to about 0.8 acres.
Square Footage: 2069 sq ft
Acreage: 0.8 Acres
From Sevenoaks proceed southwards towards Hildenborough on the B245. Continue through Hildenborough and turn left into Dry Hill Park Road (signposted Maidstone). Continue along this road passing straight over the mini-roundabout and at the end turn left towards Hadlow on the A26. Continue through Hadlow village, past Hadlow Manor Hotel and turn right into Stanford Lane. Proceed to the T-junction with Bells Farm Road and turn left. Take the third turning on the left onto Bush Road where Flint’s Cottage can be found on the left-hand side.
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