GUIDE PRICE £600,000-£625,000 Topsy Cottage is a charming circa 1806 double fronted end of terrace home benefiting from character and period features. The front door opens into the dining room which leads to the cosy sitting room. Read more
GUIDE PRICE £600,000-£625,000 Topsy Cottage is a charming circa 1806 double fronted end of terrace home benefiting from character and period features. The front door opens into the dining room which leads to the cosy sitting room. The sitting room boasts an exposed brick chimney breast with wood burner inset and dual aspect to the front and rear. In the dining room there is a trap door that leads to the cellar and from the dining room an internal hall leads through to the adjoining cottage kitchen, benefitting from a range of upper and lower cupboards, a cooker with hob and dual aspect to the front and side of the property. To the rear of the house there is also a separate utility/bootery which also provides access to the rear garden and side of the property. From the ground floor internal hall there is a modern family bathroom, fitted with bath tub, wash stand and W.C. From the dining room the staircase leads to the first floor which benefits from four good sized bedrooms with the smallest making an ideal home office and a family shower room which is also fitted with washstand and W.C. Externally the property benefits from a brick paved driveway to the side of the property which allows for desirable off street parking. A gate from the drive opens to the rear of the property where there is a patio area partially enclosed ideal for al fresco entertaining with steps leading to the elevated garden which is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and mature trees. There is also CCTV system and intruder alarm. Internally the property has central heating and double glazing and a homely feel. Please note that there is a right of way across the rear of the property which would stem back to when the adjoining properties utilised the access for coal deliveries
Location Charles Dickens was a visitor during his time for the trout fishing in the River Darent. Farningham had a watermill, the building of which survives to this day along with historic 13th century church. There are three public houses and excellent family run butchers. Farningham also has a mainline railway station (Farningham Road) with regular services to London Victoria. Excellent road links from the area give access to Sevenoaks, A2/M2, A20/M20, M25 and Dartford Tunnel as well as Ebbsfleet International station.
Directions From High Street, Farningham, head north-west towards Dartford Road on your right, but continue onto London Road. Pass Sparepenny Lane on your left and the property is on the left hand side of London Road, before it joins the A20.
Dining Room 12'9" x 10'9" (3.89m x 3.28m). Door to front. Double glazed sash window to front. Wood effect flooring. Plain ceiling. Radiator. Trap door to basement/cellar. Storage cupboard. Stairs to landing.
Sitting Room 12'10" x 10'8" (3.9m x 3.25m). Double glazed sash window to front. Two double glazed windows to rear. Wood effect flooring. Plain ceiling. Radiator. Log burning multi fuel stove with brick built chimney breast.
Cellar 12'8" x 12'9" (3.86m x 3.89m). Fuse board. Gas and electric meter.
Internal Hall Wood effect flooring. Plain ceiling. Access to kitchen, utility room and bathroom.
Kitchen 11'4" x 8'5" (3.45m x 2.57m). Double glazed sash window to front. Double glazed window to side. Wood effect flooring. Plain ceiling. Period radiator. Fitted wall and base units. Enamel sink and drainer unit with mixer taps. Local tiling. Rangemaster Classic Duluxe (available as separate negotiation). Filter hood. Wine rack. Local tiling. Integrated dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer.
Utility/Bootery Room 11'1" x 4'3" (3.38m x 1.3m). Double glazed stable door to rear. Double glazed window to rear. Tiled flooring. Plain ceiling. Access to loft. space. Space for washing machine. Space for fridge/freezer. Ideal Logic central heating boiler. Wall units.
Bathroom 7'2" x 4'9" (2.18m x 1.45m). Double glazed frosted window to side. Tiled flooring. Under floor heating. Plain ceiling. Panelled bath with shower attachment and mixer taps. Low level wc. Round pedestal wash hand basin and vanity unit. Tiled walls. Mirrored wall cabinet.
Landing Double glazed window to rear. Carpet. Access to loft with light and ladder.
Principal Bedroom 13'6" x 10'7" (4.11m x 3.23m). Double glazed sash window to front. Double glazed window to rear. Carpet. Plain ceiling. Radiator.
Bedroom 11'4" x 7'5" (3.45m x 2.26m). Two double glazed sash windows to front. Carpet. Plain ceiling. Radiator.
Bedroom 11'3" x 6'11" (3.43m x 2.1m). Double glazed sash window to front. Carpet. Plain ceiling. Radiator.
Bedroom/Study 8'5" x 6'9" (2.57m x 2.06m). Double glazed window to rear. Carpet. Plain ceiling.
Shower Room 5'5" x 4'1" (1.65m x 1.24m). Double glazed frosted window to rear. Tiled flooring. Plain ceiling. Extractor fan. Shower cubicle. Low level wc. Vanity wash hand basin. Local tiled walls.
Garden Paved patio, partly enclosed with retaining wall and steps leading to laid to lawn area. Flower beds and water feature. Log store. Shed with power and light. Outside sockets and lighting. Water tap. Mature trees.
Drive To side with gate to rear garden.
Transport Information Farningham Road Railway Station: 1.9 miles Eynsford Railway Station: 2.2 miles
The distances calculated are as the crow flies.
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Council Tax We are informed this property is in council tax band D you should verify this with Sevenoaks Borough Council.
Tenure The vendor advises us that this property is Freehold. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property your solicitor must verify these details.
Appliances/Services The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.
Measurements All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.