The Street, Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8NA | Property for sale | Savills
1,595 sq ft(148.18 sq m)
Guide price £695,000(€815,334)

The StreetSmarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8NA


    Key features

    • Delightful Grade II listed weather boarded cottage
    • Formerly two period cottages
    • Attractive inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove to receptions
    • Good sized lawned garden
    • Off road parking for several cars
    • Situated in centre of stunning historic Smarden village
    • Occupying a prominent spot within the village Conservation Area

    A delightful detached Grade II listed four bedroom cottage with off road parking and pretty south facing garden.

    About this property

    • Library House is a charming detached Grade II listed cottage with pretty south facing garden, off road parking and useful workshop/store. The property, which was formerly a pair of 18th century cottages with a later extension, retains exposed wooden beams and period fireplaces and lies within the Conservation Area of this sought-after historic village.

      Arranged over the ground floor is a triple aspect family room with wood burning stove and sliding doors to the garden, a 22ft split level sitting/dining room with fine inglenook to one end and dining area with ample shelving to the other. The adjacent kitchen has a range of cupboards, a Leisure range cooker, freestanding fridge, freezer and dishwasher and a walk in larder.

      From the hall, a turned staircase leads to the first floor where there are four bedrooms, one with built in cupboard and a family shower room . The main bedroom benefits from an en suite bathroom.

      The property could benefit from some updating and offers an opportunity for potential purchasers to fulfill individual requirements, subject to the necessary planning consents.

      Library House is set back from the road behind a white picket fence with central brick path and well stocked flower beds to either side. A five bar gate opens to the parking area to one side of the house, with the path continuing around to the cottage-style garden at the rear, which is mainly down to lawn with various shrubs and planted borders.

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    I love this pretty detached village house, it's in a prime central location, perfect for the shops and amenities

    Russell AlexanderProperty agent

    Local information

    • Library House is situated in the heart of the historic and popular village of Smarden, which has been winner of 'Best Kept Village in Kent' on numerous occasions and also a location set for the 1980's film The Mirror Crack'd based on the book by Agatha Christie.
    • Shopping and amenities include a butcher, art gallery, two public houses, a 13th century church, popular primary school, pre-school and tennis court. Further shopping and facilities can be found in Headcorn (3.9 miles), Tenterden (8.4 miles), Cranbrook (8.7 miles) and Ashford (10.5 miles).
    • Train services run to London from Pluckley (3.4 miles) and Headcorn, with access to London Victoria from Charing. A high speed train service runs between London St Pancras and Ashford in about 38 minutes and Eurostar trains are available from Ashford International.
    • There is a wide range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels.
    • The M25 can be accessed via the M20 at junction 8 providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorway networks.
    • *All mileages and distances are approximate

    Additional information

    • Services: All mains services connected.
    • Directions: From Savills in Cranbrook proceed to Wilsley Pound roundabout and take the A262 to Biddenden. Turn left at the T junction in Biddenden and after 0.9 of a mile turn right into Smarden Road. Continue for approximately 2.5 miles into Smarden village. Library House will be found on the right hand side before Vesper Hawk Lane.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F