Waterdown Cottage which dates from the mid 1800’s has recently been substantially extended, updated and refurbished very much in keeping with the original period and character. Throughout there are many excellent features some of which include the following;
The spacious well-presented accommodation is arranged over two floors with delightful outlooks to the front and rear. There are polished wood floors, attractive Victorian and more recent fireplaces and double glazed windows throughout.
The sitting room and dining room are both attractive well-proportioned rooms to the front of the house, both with fireplaces, carved surrounds and decorative tiles. There is a trap door in the sitting room giving access to a cellar. The drawing room is a spacious room with outlooks on four sides and French doors to the terrace and garden. There is a deep fireplace with granite ‘bressumer’ and wood burning stove, a secondary staircase to the first floor and door to the kitchen/breakfast room.
The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted and equipped with long work tops to one side with a range of cupboards and drawers under and cupboards above, a Leisure range cooker with extractor hood over, tiled flooring and fireplace with wood burner. There are doors to the utility room and cloakroom.
On the first floor where all the rooms benefit from attractive outlooks and views there is a large galleried landing/family TV area and the secondary staircase down to the drawing room. The principal bedroom enjoys far reaching views and has a well fitted en suite shower room and a large walk in clothes closet with fitted hanging and shelving space. The three further bedrooms are all doubles and are served by a well fitted family bathroom.
Waterdown Cottage is set on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells and on the edge of the small village of Bells Yew Green where there is Frant mainline railway station, a local general store and pub. The property adjoins and overlooks the Nevill Golf Club course to the rear and enjoys far reaching views over the Sussex countryside to the front. This is a convenient location for access to Tunbridge Wells and its excellent shopping facilities the Royal Victoria Place shopping mall and the Calverley precinct, the famous Pantiles with its restaurants and tea rooms and the recreational amenities including theatres, a cinema complex, sporting facilities and highly regarded schools
The house is approached by a circular drive round a well-established large shrub bed with access to the garage to the side. The garden is mainly laid to areas of sweeping lawn intersected by attractive pathways with trees, shrubs and mature hedges on the outer boundaries. At the rear of the house there is a loggia to the excellent paved terrace with outlooks towards the golf course. In all about 1 acre.
Tunbridge Wells town centre 2.6 miles; Tunbridge Wells station 2.3 miles; Frant station 0.5 miles (Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street about 55/60 minutes) London- 42 miles; Gatwick Airport 26 miles; A21 about 4 miles for direct route to M25.