- GRADE I LISTED CHARACTER HOME
- POPULAR VILLAGE LOCATION
- 4/5 BEDROOMS
- FLEXIBLE ACCOMODATION
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- PRIVATE OFF ROAD PARKING
- COURTYARD GARDEN
- CLOSE TO HEADCORN RAILWAY STATION
- CRANBROOK SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA
- COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY
£425,000 - £450,000. NO ONWARD CHAIN. A wonderful opportunity to purchase this charming 15th Century Grade I character property offering flexible accommodation over three floors with four/five bedrooms, courtyard garden and private parking, prominently positioned on Biddenden High Street just a short drive from Headcorn railway station.
This striking property, formerly a tea rooms and gift shop, has had full domestic planning approval for change of use from commercial to a residential dwelling and offers versatile accommodation. The whole property benefits from secondary double glazing.
The ground floor offers entrance hall leading to the double aspect kitchen with a selection of oak fronted wall and base units, built in Rangemaster oven with feature chimney surround, space for further appliances, walk in pantry, utility room and door to rear courtyard.
Exposed beams separate the kitchen from the sitting room which features a bay window offering views over the historic High Street and inglenook fireplace with multifuel stove. The second reception room also features a bay window with High Street views and has access to a store room and WC.
The first floor landing with built in storage leads to a generous double bedroom with exposed beams, family bathroom with traditional suite and velux window. A second bedroom with partitioned area has access to plumbing providing an ideal opportunity to convert to an additional bathroom, further study/bedroom with stairs leading to the second floor and two further bedrooms, both double aspect with eaves storage featuring stunning vaulted ceilings.
Externally the property features a sunny private courtyard to the rear that wraps to the side, with a nearby private parking space with separate title included in the sale. Further parking is available in the car park to the rear as well as roadside.
The property is serviced by mains electricity, gas and water and drainage.
Biddenden provides a variety of shops including a general convenience store, hairdresser, post office, two restaurants and a pub with a separate restaurant. The village also offers a 13th century church, various sporting clubs, playing fields and is close to the renowned Chart Hills Golf Club.
There is a mainline station at Headcorn with train services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. Junction 8 of the M20 motorway offers road links to the south coast and the M25. Excellent schools in the area include John Mayne Primary School and Smarden Primary, with preparatory schools such as Dulwich, Marlborough House and St Ronan’s. The property lays within the Cranbrook School catchment area and is in close proximity to Sutton Valence, Benenden and Bethany schools.