Charming semi-detached character cottage set in wonderful established gardens in a central village location with planning for an additional dwelling within the grounds.
2-3 Hawthorn Cottages is a delightful character cottage, centrally located in the popular village of Brasted. Formerly two separate cottages, believed to date from the early 1800s, which have been converted into one property since, the house retains many period features. Of particular note are the glorious established rear gardens, totalling about 0.36 acres. The property benefits from planning permission for a new dwelling to be built within the rear garden and alteration to the existing detached garage 18/03371/FUL.
Features of note include attractive fireplaces, some decorative shutters, cornicing and radiator covers, multi pane sash windows and thumb latch doors.
The principal reception rooms comprise a delightful double aspect sitting/dining room with an attractive gas fireplace with decorative tile slips, built-in storage, views to the front and rear garden and access to the rear terrace. The versatile family room has a view and door to the front garden, built-in shelved storage and an attractive wrought iron fireplace.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a square bay window offering a lovely aspect to the rear garden, together with direct access. It is fitted with a range of wall and base units, work surfaces incorporate a 1½ bowl sink. Appliances include an electric oven, gas hob and a fridge. There is an under stairs cupboard and a shelved larder.
A staircase rises to the first floor, with the landing benefitting from a built-in shelved display unit.
There are three double bedrooms, all with built-in cupboards and views over the front or rear gardens. One has an attractive fireplace and another has an alcove ideal as a dressing area.
The spacious family bathroom comprises a bath, sink and WC, and offers a wonderful view over the rear garden, together with loft access and an airing cupboard.
To the front of the property, wisteria adorns the front elevations and there are beds planted with a variety of shrubs and flowers. An established mixed evergreen hedge to the perimeter with a pedestrian gate and path leading to the front door and onto the gated side access.
To the rear of the property is a large paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining. A separate utility/store room is located on the rear terrace, with a butler sink, washing machine and freezer. There is also a separate WC.
From here, a path leads to the enchanting rear garden which is principally laid to lawn with established planting including roses, wild geranium, peonies, aquilegia, iris, fox gloves, climbing hydrangea, a Bramley apple tree and specimen trees. There is a vegetable patch, shed and greenhouse. A wooden gate gives access to the parking area and detached double garage, which has a loft storage area. In total the garden amounts to about 0.36 of an acre.
PP 18/03371/FUL Erection of new dwelling. Alterations to fenestration of existing garage. | 2 - 3 Hawthorn Cottages High Street Brasted KENT TN16 1HP.
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Delightful cottage full of charm and character with beautiful gardens, which benefits from planning permission for an additional dwelling in the grounds.David Johnston