Woodbine Cottages, Petteridge Lane, Matfield, Tonbridge, TN12 7LX | Property for sale | Savills
90.58 sq m
Guide price £514,000(31,070,874 EGP)

Woodbine CottagesPetteridge Lane, Matfield, Tonbridge, TN12 7LX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Sizeable mature garden
  • Situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Three bedrooms and a family bathroom
  • Driveway parking for up to two vehicles and a single garage
  • Brenchley (approximately 1.4 miles), Horsmonden (approximately 2.8 miles on foot)

A charming and well-presented three double bedroom cottage with a sizeable garden on this country lane between Matfield and Brenchley

About this property

  • Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on this quiet country lane between the desirable villages of Matfield and Brenchley, 2 Woodbine Cottages is an attractive period cottage with a large garden that has been updated and extended over the years, to provide well-presented accommodation with character and charm throughout, including a brick fireplace fitted with a multifuel stove.

    Having direct access to the rear terrace and expansive garden beyond, the traditional style kitchen/dining room is fitted with an abundance of units providing plentiful storage, together with space and plumbing for a washing machine, dryer and dishwasher. The double aspect sitting room enjoys a multifuel stove and provides a wonderful area for welcoming guests. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

    The double aspect principal bedroom is found on the first floor and benefits from a bank of fitted wardrobes together with a delightful outlook over the garden and landscape to the rear. There is a further double bedroom on this floor; also benefitting from fitted wardrobes with views over apple orchards. Both bedrooms are served by the well-appointed family bathroom, enjoying both a freestanding bath and a separate shower. There is a further bright good-sized room on the second floor, with views over the lane and neighbouring gardens and benefitting from a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards and a work area with shelving and storage.

    The generous garden is mainly laid to lawn with a brick paved terrace spanning the width of the property, and giving access to the single garage. There are a variety of shrubs and trees, including apple trees, a Kentish cobnut and a walnut tree, with planting providing colour throughout the year. There is a wildlife pond at the end of the garden, with a lovely outlook across the neighbouring fields with woodland beyond. To the front, there is a small cottage garden and a block paved driveway providing access to the garage and parking for up to two vehicles in tandem.

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It's not common to find such a spacious garden in a traditional cottage like this; I love the views across the neighbouring fields, what a fantastic area to entertain friends!

Mike ChurchillProperty agent

Local information

  • Situated on this country lane between the quiet hamlets of Matfield and Brenchley, 2 Woodbine Cottages is perfectly placed for access to the surrounding countryside with easy direct walking via footpaths through the surrounding orchards, and within convenient reach of local attractions such as Bewl Water (approximately 6 miles), the largest reservoir in the south east. The reservoir provides many leisure activities including horse riding, walking and cycling trails, a sailing and canoeing club, and fishing. Scotney Castle and Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest are also nearby.
  • The Hopbine Inn is within approximately 0.2 miles along the lane from the cottage. The picturesque village of Brenchley offers a post office, doctors' surgery and dispensary, along with a fine church, primary school, The Little Bull Café & Bar, and a village club. Matfield has a pretty village green, butcher and delicatessen and public houses including Gastro Pub "The Poet". The two villages share a Lawn Tennis Club and there are both cricket and football teams in addition to further local societies and clubs.
  • Horsmonden is within approximately three miles (approximately 2.8 miles on foot) where there are further village amenities including an award-winning village shop (Heath Stores has historically been named 'Best Independent Food and Drink Retailer' by Kent Life).
  • For more comprehensive shopping, Paddock Wood (approximately 3.2 miles) offers a good range of shopping facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, doctors' surgery, bank, Costa Coffee, butcher, Barsley's Department Store, Putlands Sports and Leisure Centre and a new Community Centre.
  • Tunbridge Wells (approximately 6.1 miles) offers a wide choice of facilities including two theatres, a multiplex cinema, health clubs, restaurants, cafés, bars and hotels, The Pantiles and High Street.
  • There are many highly regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Brenchley and Horsmonden village primary schools, the Grammar Schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Maidstone, Mascalls Academy in Paddock Wood, Bethany school in Goudhurst, St Ronans and Marlbrough House in Hawkhurst, the Schools at Somerhill, Holmewood House, Kent College for girls, Tonbridge School for Boys, Mayfield School for Girls and co-education at Sevenoaks School.
  • Paddock Wood station (approximately 3.3 miles) has mainline services to London Charing Cross via London Bridge and Waterloo East (and Cannon Street), with services from about 45 minutes. The nearby A21 links directly to the M25 London orbital motorway to the north and thereby a national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, together with providing easy access to the South Coast.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
  • Directions: From Tunbridge Wells, head towards the Pembury Interchange to join the A21 towards Hastings. Continue past the Blue Boys roundabout, then take the first left onto Cryals Road. Continue on Cryals Road until you reach Petteridge Lane veering off to the left. Continue on Petteridge Lane for approximately 0.4 miles, 2 Woodbine Cottages will be on the left. All distances and times are approximate.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: D