East House is a charming, beautifully appointed, 4 bedroom Grade II Listed Georgian home with later editions, offering stylish and spacious accommodation set out over 3 floors, being located in the heart of the sought after village of Rolvenden and sits within the coveted Cranbrook School Catchment Area.
This enchanting semi-detached cottage benefits from an abundance of period features that blend effortlessly with the minimal, imaginative interior design, thoughtfully created by the current owners with modern living in mind. They have successfully modernised the property including new wiring and plumbing throughout, creating a contemporary feel whilst skilfully retaining the character and history of the cottage.
The main living space presents a sumptuous and cosy sitting room with handsome exposed beams, panelled walls and wooden flooring. The pristine white kitchen/dining room is unquestionably the heart of this family home, with a working fireplace, minimal and modern kitchen with a stylish range of wall and base units, wooden worktops with inset sink featuring boiling water tap. There is a selection of integrated appliances, including a built in eye level oven and 5 ring gas hob with state of the art extractor fan. The handy rear lobby leads to the useful utility room providing ideal additional storage and a space for a washing machine and tumble dryer being located to the adjacent wall mounted, recently installed Vaillant Boiler. There is also well designed as the access to the downstairs cloakroom.
On the first floor the master bedroom includes further exposed beams and an immaculate, modern en-suite shower room featuring double walk in shower and tiled floor with under floor heating. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom, again with modern bathroom suite and tiled under flooring heating. The second floor offers a further bedroom (four) with exposed beams, a large Dorma window overlooking rear garden and includes far reaching views across the nearby Cricket pitch. The bonus here is provided by access to an additional and surprisingly large attic room, with potential for conversion into a useful home office / children's snug / TV or play room.
Externally the neat and attractive front garden is mainly laid to lawn. There is a shared driveway leading to the single garage and brick built storage and there is ample on street, free parking. The enclosed private rear garden is laid mainly to lawn, presenting a welcoming and secluded haven to be enjoyed all year round.
Situation, Schooling and Amenities
The charming village of Rolvenden provides a Village Store, Post Office and a Public House and benefits from easy access to the A28. More extensive facilities are available at Tenterden with shopping centres at Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Ashford and Hastings. The Kent and East Sussex Railway as the steam trains pass through the village.
There are a number of excellent and highly rated public and state schools available in the area, Cranbrook (state) and Benenden Girls School (public), Homewood (state) and Dulwich Prep (public).
Transport and Services
Mainline stations to London are available from Ashford (approx. 37 mins), Headcorn (approx. 60 mins) and Staplehurst (approx. 55 mins).
Services: Mains electricity, Mains gas, Mains water
Council Tax: Ashford Borough Council
All viewings are strictly by appointment only via the Agent, Weald Property
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