Offers Over £645,000
Poplar House, The Street, Frittenden, Cranbrook, Kent
Recently Sold
    4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

    Set in the heart of the highly desirable and sought after village of Frittenden, this double fronted Victorian house offers a wealth of original features to include sash windows, high ceilings, balustrades, and the accommodation is set over four floors. Well proportioned and spacious, Poplar House has been the subject of improvement by the current owners successfully combining a contemporary modern feel with the charm typical of its era. From the pillared storm porch to the ground floor the entrance hall, it’s an impressive home....
    On entering the Victorian style tiled hallway leads into a large double aspect kitchen breakfast/dining room which combines practical everyday family use with ideal entertaining space. Opposite is the generously proportioned panelled drawing room which benefits from a fireplace with wood burning stove inset, and large sash window overlooking the lovely and private front gardens. There is also a cloakroom, and stairs leading to the lower ground utility and separate storage room.
    The grand staircase with original cast iron balustrades leads to the first floor where there are 3 double bedrooms, (the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room), a family bathroom, and a snug/study room giving access to the 4th double bedroom on the 2nd floor with large walk in loft/storage.
    The well tended and private gardens offer an outside seating area under a pergola and a paved terrace ideal for entertaining. A separate Garden Room offers potential for working from home, or pursuing hobbies. Internal viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate exactly what is being offered.


    Within the centre village of Frittenden which offers some local amenities including a popular public house/restaurant, church, and a primary school. Being within about a 9 minute drive from several larger villages, including Headcorn and Staplehurst, both of which offer mainline station facilities, with services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and Ashford International. Less than 5 miles of the historic market Town of Cranbrook with all its associated amenities including a variety of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, doctor's surgeries, schooling, banking, dentists, a public house, and recreational facilities including parks, and a leisure centre. There is access to a number of local attractions including Cranbrook Museum, the town’s noted landmark the Union Windmill, Sissinghurst Castle and local vineyards. The A21 and A229 road networks give access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports, and the M20 to Dover and Ashford International Station. Set within the favoured C.S.C.A.


    From the centre of Cranbrook, proceed down the High Street, into Stone Street, and bear left out of the Town. At the Wilesley Pound roundabout continue straight over onto the A229. Take the second right towards Frittenden. Continue into the centre of Frittenden, passing the school on your left, and just as you approach the small crossroads, Poplar House will be found on your left, parking for which is accessed via Mill Lane.


    Ground Floor

    Pillared porch with entrance door with a typically Victorian etched glass panelled front door with fan light above, leading into :-

    Entrance Hall:- tiled flooring, radiator with decorative cover, staircase with original cast iron balustrading rising to the 1st floor, second staircase leading down to the utility room and separate storeroom. Doors to:-

    Drawing Room:- original sash window to the front, feature panelled walls concealing a door into a storage cupboard, fireplace with slate hearth, stone mantle and surround with woodburning stove.

    Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room :- A large multi purpose family room with a double aspect, original sash windows to the side and the front window overlooking the garden. A comprehensive fully fitted kitchen to include; top of the range marbled effect full length and base units. A multitude of soft close pan drawers and internal cutlery drawers. Luxury laminate worktops, a built in electric double oven and a combi microwave oven, large integral fridge, separate integral freezer, and a double larder cupboard. The central island is fitted with an induction hob and central downward extraction unit, with excellent storage and wine rack, extending to provide a breakfast bar for up to 6 people. Charcoal grey composite 1.5 bowl single drainer with hot water tap and a further range of low level units, integral dishwasher and bin/recycling storage. Wall mounted smoked glass unit with recessed shelving underneath. Column radiator, Venetian plastered ceiling and vinyl tiled effect flooring, picture rail. Secondary door back to entrance hall.

    Cloakroom :- white suite comprising low level WC, and wall hung wash hand basin. Dado rail, extractor and coat hanging space.

    Lower Ground Floor

    Utility Room: - window to the side, inset stainless steel sink, worktop with cupboard and plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Tiled floor and glazed door to:-

    Storeroom:- housing the oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water/central heating. Fitted shelving, door to side leading to the external brick stairs leading to outside side patio area.

    First Floor

    Galleried Landing:- with part vaulted ceiling and west facing skylight, dado rail and doors to:-

    Bedroom :- sash window to the side with far reaching views across the countryside, original cast iron fireplace, dado rail and built in double wardrobe.

    Bedroom :- double aspect with original sash windows to the front and side with pleasant outlook, picture rail, and built in airing cupboard with shelving housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder. Door to:-

    En-Suite Shower Room :- wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with mirror and lighting above, shower cubicle with waterfall head above, tiled floor, heated towel rail, heated flooring, extractor, low level WC within marble unit, part tiled walls and display shelves.

    Bathroom :- sash window to the front, bath with shower attachment above, fitted screen, wash hand basin and low level WC fitted in marble effect unit, wall mounted mirror and light, fully tiled walls and heated flooring.

    Bedroom:- original sash window to the front and picture rail.

    Snug/Study:- side window, recessed wardrobe and storage cupboard, painted floorboards and stairs to:-

    Second Floor

    Bedroom: - window to the side, wooden floorboards, wall mounted electric heater, sloping ceiling, door to useful full height eaves storage.


    There is off road parking for 2 vehicles to the rear, which is accessed from Mill Lane, and then over a private driveway. There are pedestrian gates from both Mill Lane and The Street leading to the delightful garden, which is fully enclosed with high close fencing and hedging to the front boundary affording privacy. The attractive well-established garden provides a lovely setting and comprises of an area of lawn interspersed with an array of mature shrubs and deciduous trees, providing colour and interest with a substantial wooden pergola with seating area under, ideal for alfresco entertaining. Good sized Garden Room with entrance door, and window set on a brick base, of timber construction, all under a pitched tiled roof, offering potential for a number of uses. Bin and log storage area. Directly to the side of the property there is a brick terraced seating area with Maple tree and mature Camellia, outside water tap and wrought iron balustrade brick steps leading down to the utility/storeroom.

    Agents Note:- Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Tax Band E. In line with money laundering regulations (5th directive) all purchasers will be required to allow us to verify their identity and their financial situation in order to proceed.

    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS1967

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