A stunning grade II listed house in the heart of Bethersden Village
- Semi Detached
- Off Road Parking
This beautiful Grade II listed home, believed to date back to pre-17th Century, has been recently renovated throughout by its current owners. No expense has been spared with bespoke, handmade fittings that complement modern turn key living with character charm.
The downstairs accommodation comprises of 2 formal reception rooms, one of which boasts a large inglenook fireplace with inset lighting and engineered oak flooring, currently used as the living room. This bright space opens to the newly added garden room with natural limestone and aluminium bi-folding doors which open out onto the pretty country-cottage style garden. The second reception room is used by the current owners as a dining room, here the exposed brick floor has been carefully taken up and re-laid to provide water-based under-floor heating which is present throughout the whole of the downstairs accommodation. The kitchen has been fitted with an array of base and wall units topped with granite worktops and integrated AEG appliances and features a breakfast bar area perfect for creating your favourite drinks! A utility room and WC, with newly fitted Worcester Bosch boiler, complete the downstairs accommodation.
Up the bespoke oak staircase you will find three bedrooms, the master of which features vaulted ceilings, a gorgeous exposed brick fireplace and en-suite shower room fitted with slate tiles and an Aqualisa power shower. The current owners have also had this room fitted with handmade oak built in furniture by local company Colin's Bespoke. The second bedroom also boasts high ceilings and exposed beams as does the 3rd, and both of which offer space for double beds. The family bathroom concludes the accommodation and is fitted with a guenuine 90 year old free-standing cast iron bath in bottle green finish with globe taps.
Outside, to the front of the property is a pretty lawned area complete with mature plants including beautiful white rose bushes, as well as a driveway with space for two cars. To the rear there is a large storage area for logs and bikes which could equally be used as further parking. The rear garden is an oasis of mature plants and flowers, including a fig tree that regularly produces fruit. There is a large decked area as well as two sandstone patio areas providing plenty of space for outdoor entertaining while cooking on the brick built BBQ.
Located in the centre of the popular village of Bethersden the property is just a stones throw from the village shop with post office, a traditional butcher and artisan farm shop, a playschool and primary school, a village hall with regular and wide-ranging activities, and a pretty 15th Century church. There are also two pubs that serve the village; The Bull Inn is a historic pub dating back to 1645, with the beams to prove it, and The George is a cosy pub offering local beers and a friendly atmosphere. Despite its small size, the community of Bethersden is vibrant, with a number of leisure activities available, from tennis and cricket to Scout's and Guide's.
The Cinque Ports town of Tenterden is also just over 5 miles away, with its tree lined High Street boasting a wealth of shops and restaurants including a number of boutique independent shops and family run businesses.
Transport links in the area include a bus service as well as fast train link to St. Pancras, London, from Ashford International which also provides international trains through the Eurostar services. Further local train links to London operate from both Pluckley and Headcorn Stations.