- Beautiful Period Cottage In Popular Rusthall Location
- Two Bedrooms
- Upstairs Bathroom
- Spacious Kitchen/Dining Room
- Ideal First Time Buy
- Peaceful Location
- No-Through Road
- Close-By To Rusthall Village And Tunbridge Wells Centre
- Desirable Village With Plenty Of Independent Shops
- Must Be Seen To Be Appreciated
Set in a quiet backwater of Rusthall yet only 19 minutes walk from Tunbridge Wells train station is this charming Victorian terraced cottage. The property offers two good sized bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor and a generous kitchen and living room to the ground floor. Outside you will find a pretty rear garden with both a decking area and lawn area. Woodside Road is conveniently located for the village centre where there are an array or popular independent shops and amenities. Tunbridge Wellls centre is a short distance away and is accesible by foot, car or by bus (every 12 minutes).
Access to this truly delightful property is via the white semi glazed Victorian style front door. Stepping into the living room one is struck by the real charm and character of this lovely cottage.
The living room features a real working fireplace with original pine surround and tiled hearth. Original pine floorboards and tongue and groove paneled walls and ceiling add to the old world charm of this room. With recessed display shelving built into the wall and also bespoke shelving and cupboards in the chimney recess there is plenty of space for ornaments or books to dress this lovely room.
The front aspect Georgian paned window allows plenty of natural light and is in keeping with the style of the property.
From here a doorway leads through to the large kitchen with its range of wall and base units in beech effect with solid beech worktops. An electric hob, electric fan oven, integrated dishwasher and undermounted fridge complete the kitchen appliances with space for a washing machine. There is a white ceramic surface mounted sink with 1 and half bowl sink and integrated drainer which overlooks the garden through the rear aspect Georgian style casement window. There is space for a fridge freezer and storage and also for coats and shoes under the stairs which lead from this room upstairs.
A semi glazed door with patterned glass leads to the garden.
The lovely staircase with pine balustrade leads to the first floor with pine handrail.
A pine panelled door leads through to the main bedroom from the landing, a lovely large room with front aspect window and built in wardrobe storage.
The second bedroom is a generous single with rear aspect window overlooking the tranquil back garden.
Access to the loft from the landing is via a sturdy pine loft ladder. The loft space offers useful storage and with a Velux rooflight the current owner is using this as a study area.
The large beautifully fitted bathroom is light and airy with glazed window to the rear. The bathroom comprises a white suite with basin mounted in a tiled vanity unit with large storage under, a bath with shower over and a WC with pine seat. The floor is ceramic travertine style tiles and the bath surround is fully tiled to the ceiling which is white tongue and groove adding character to this lovely bathroom. There is a large linen cupboard housing the hot water tank which provides ample storage for household items and linen.
The garden is reached via the door from the kitchen leading directly onto the decking which overlooks the lovely secluded garden. Steps lead down to the lawned area with flower borders with planting and fruit bushes including raspberries. A path leads to the rear patio which is raised and features a raised bed made with railway sleepers and a wooden garden shed. The garden is tranquil and backs onto other gardens and is bordered by shiplap fencing for privacy.
Tunbridge Wells is home to a number of well-regarded schools the closest being Rusthall St Paul's CE Primary and nearby secondary schools include Skinners Grammar School, Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar & Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar, (TWGGS). Aside from the Grammar schools, there are a number of other choices including the Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, St Gregory's Catholic School and the Skinners Academy.
The property is well situated for a range of shops and services close by with many of the well-known high street retailers in the Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre as well as the more individual independent shops and restaurateurs in both Tunbridge Wells High Street and Rusthall High Street as well as the Historic Pantiles.
For leisure, Knights Park offers a multi-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley and health/fitness club for those looking for activities close by as well as a number of Parks and recreation grounds, the closest being Rusthall Common, and Southwood Road Recreation Ground, all offering a range of activities depending on your preferences. Further facilities are available on the fringes of the town and in the surrounding countryside for a range of activities such as golf, cycling, horse riding, sailing and many others.
Rusthall is situated on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells which offers its mainline station providing a regular service to London (to the North) and Hastings (to the South) by a frequent bus service. The A21 gives access to the coast (to the South) and the M25 (to the North). Gatwick Airport is also within easy reach being around 25 miles away.