An enchanting period cottage occupying a unique elevated position in an area of outstanding natural beauty, an exclusive leafy hamlet situated between the sought after villages of Plaxtol and Ightham with breath-taking uninterrupted views across the Bourne Valley.
Warren Cottage, circa 1870 with later additions is double fronted twin gabled semi- detached cottage set in excess of an acre (tbc) of stunning landscaped gardens consisting of a variety of lawned areas, specimen trees and shrubs,meandering paths leading to tucked away seating areas, a fragrant Rose walk, ornamental ponds with cascading waterfalls and a fascinating illuminated ‘Wave’ water feature. In addition, there is a Petanque court, a three bay Oak framed garage with an annexe above which has the potential to serve as an office/games room, or for possible residential use subject to planning.
There is detached two bedroom Siberian log cabin which is currently used as guest accommodation, a timber workshop and a brick built open roofed storage bay.A special feature of the garden is the raised timber framed illuminated entertaining area which has a flagstone floor and currently houses a central fire pit. Throughout the gardens there are numerous superbly stocked flower beds which are watered on a timed irrigation system, and in addition there are remote controlled feature lights highlighting trees, flower beds and the water feature.
These superb gardens were recently a feature in 2018 Ightham Open Garden publication.
Internally, luxury, style, light and space are just a few words to describe this exceptionally lovely family home, and the current vendors have remodelled Warren Cottage with a finite eye to detail with most rooms enjoying glorious views across the Bourne Valley or the park like gardens.
Some features of the property include, solid oak thumb latch doors, oak floors, under floor heating, aspacious open plan ground floor layout with a dining room with an open log fire, an additional exposed brick fireplace with Clearview wood burner, a superb bespoke Oak kitchen by ‘Quality Kitchens’ with electric range cooker,and a separate utility area and cloakroom.The elegant double aspect sitting room has an imposing inglenook fireplace with inset seating areas, and aBurley Wakerely wood burner. There is a new timber staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing, an en suite master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and Juliet balcony affording outstanding views across the Bourne Valley, also a luxuriously fitted family bathroom and two further double bedrooms with vaulted ceilings. Warren Cottage is double glazed with oil fired central heating, Acova radiators and a newly installed Gledhill Stainlesslite 250 hot water cylinder. There is a security system with four security cameras.
Warren Cottage is approached over electrically operated six bar gates which turn onto a spacious gravel courtyard providing ample parking and leading to a three bay oak frame garage with three upper dormer windows. Read more