Charming family home set within 0.8 of an acre.
5 Knotley Hall Cottages is a charming family home dating from the 1960s with later additions, providing well-proportioned accommodation. Features include an attractive brick fireplace, oak flooring to the majority of the ground floor, some vertical radiators and oak internal doors. The house sits within established gardens and grounds which provide a high degree of privacy and amount in total to about 0.8 of an acre. Also of note is a superb log cabin with sauna located within the garden.
The reception rooms include a dining room, featuring an attractive open fireplace, and a study, both with an outlook to the front. The impressive living room provides an ideal area for everyday living. This room has wonderful views over the rear garden, together with a double door opening to the rear terrace and an adjoining conservatory. Another door leads to the integral garage.
The kitchen/breakfast room has an outlook to the rear and is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces and upstands incorporating a 1½ bowl sink. Appliances include an eye level oven and microwave, a dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. The adjoining utility room provides additional storage and space for appliances, together with a door to the rear terrace.
The hall includes an under-stairs WC and wash basin.
On the first floor, the master bedroom, has an outlook to the rear and is served by a modern en suite shower room.
There are three further bedrooms, all with an attractive outlook to the front orchard.
The well-appointed family bathroom completes the accommodation.
To the front of the house is an area of parking for a number of cars, the single integral garage with up and over door, and a five bar gate leading to the rear garden. Also at the front, there is an orchard area with a number of fruit trees, enclosed by post and rail fencing.
The wonderful rear garden is principally laid to lawn with established and well stocked beds and borders. There is a generous paved terrace by the house providing an ideal area for al fresco entertaining together with an additional paved patio, partly covered by a timber pergola adorned with grapevines and with a substantial concrete barbeque. There is a variety of trees and shrubs within the garden and vegetable boxes. Planting includes apple, hazel, walnut, damson and eucalyptus trees, vines, roses and deciduous and evergreen hedging to the perimeter. Within the garden is an Astroturf cricket strip (batter's and bowler's ends) and a superb log cabin with a wooden terrace, sauna, main room, currently used as a gym, with a study/office space and a mezzanine area. There are two substantial garden sheds.
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Lovely family home, tucked away on the edge of Chiddingstone Causeway with the train station and wonderful Little Brown Jug just down the hill!David Johnston