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An attractive well presented 2 bedroom semi detached period cottage in a rural yet accessible location.
SITUATION The cottage enjoys an elevated position on a quiet country lane with attractive views over its gardens and countryside beyond. The charming village of Herstmonceux is just over 2 miles to the south east and provides a range of shops and services for most day to day needs including a pre-school and primary school, church, public house and restaurants. The market town of Hailsham is some 4½ miles to the south and has a wider range of shops and amenities including a Waitrose supermarket and a Leisure Centre. The coastal town of Eastbourne is about 7½ miles away whilst the lively and historic county town of Lewes is some 15 miles distant. For a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities, the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is some 20 miles to the north.
The nearest mainline station is located at Polegate, some 7 miles distant, providing frequent services to London (London Victoria/London Bridge) in about 1 hour 20 minutes, along with services to Brighton and Ashford International. Gatwick Airport is a 45 minute car journey.
There are fine country walks in the immediate vicinity and excellent recreational facilities nearby including golf, equestrian pursuits and access to the popular Cuckoo Trail for walking, cycling and horse riding. There is an excellent choice of educational facilities in the general area, catering for both state and private sectors.
DESCRIPTION 4 Cinderford Cottage is an attractive semi-detached period cottage with brick elevations under a tiled roof set within good sized gardens with off road parking. The property has been extended and fully refurbished to a very high standard and offers modern accommodation whilst retaining its period charm with features including a gothic arched front door and a stone and brick fireplace in the Sitting Room.
ACCOMMODATION Brick steps lead up to the covered front porch with attractive gothic arched entrance door leading into;
Sitting Room with single aspect to front, wood burning stove set in brick fireplace with stone surround, oak floor, beamed ceiling and built in cupboard below stairs. Door through to;
Kitchen/Dining Room providing a spacious living area with a tiled floor benefiting from underfloor heating with single aspect to rear and having an extensive range of oak fitted base and wall units with granite work surface over incorporating a butler sink with swan neck mixer tap over,
integrated electric fan oven and ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor chimney above. Space has been allowed below the work surface for a dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer. A stable door leads out to the side of the property where steps lead down to the patio and gardens.
Cloakroom with wc, hand wash basin, tiled floor and small obscure glazed window.
Stairs lead up to;
Landing with doors off to;
Bedroom 1 double bedroom with single aspect to front enjoying views over countryside, built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving and carpeted floor.
Bedroom 2 single bedroom or study having single aspect to rear overlooking the garden and carpeted floor.
Bathroom having a single obscure glazed window, tiled walls and vinyl floor with modern white suite comprising wc, wash basin, shower bath with curved glass screen, deck mounted bath mixer tap, thermostatic bar shower with removable handset on chrome riser rail, large chrome towel rail.
The property is accessed off Cinderford Lane via double wooden gates leading into a gravelled parking area to the side of the property. From here a step leads up to the lawned side gardens and a path leads to the property entrance doors. There is also a small picket gate with hedges to either side also accessed off the lane with a path leading to the front door.
The gardens are mainly situated to the side and rear of the cottage and have been re-landscaped to include a raised stone paved patio to the rear of the cottage with brick retaining wall and a picket fence, newly seeded lawn areas and wooden boundary fencing. A new garden shed of timber construction with felt roof and double opening doors is situated on the boundary edge of the rear garden beyond the patio. There is also a garden tap off the patio.
TENANCY The property is offered unfurnished, for an initial term of 12 months. The tenant will be responsible for all outgoings including council tax and all services. No pets permitted.
The asking rent and deposit does not include letting fees. The following upfront and non refundable fees will apply prior to the start of the tenancy:
£36 Tenant Referencing Fee (per tenant)
£150 Tenancy Administration Fee (per property)
£150 Tenant Check-In Fee to include an Inventory and Schedule of Condition of the property
The above fees include VAT.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Electric central heating and hot water. Private drainage.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE EPC Rating: F
OUTGOINGS Council Tax Valuation Band C (£1,508.83 2015/2016)
Wealden District Council Tel: 01323 443322.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by confirmed and prior appointment with the sole Agent, Samuel & Son, contactable on (01435) 864020. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTIONS From the direction of Heathfield proceed southwards on the B2203/Hailsham Road. After approximately 2½ miles and upon reaching Horam, turn left at the ‘T’ junction and onto the A267. After about 200 yards take the first left hand turn onto Horebeech Lane. Continue for about 3 miles through Marle Green and onto Grove Hill before turning left onto Cinderford Lane. 4 Cinderford Cottage will be seen on the left handside after half a mile or so.
From the direction of Hailsham, head north out of the town centre on the B2104/London Road. At the roundabout take the third exit onto Hawks Road. Continue for about half a mile and on reaching the junction with the A271/Upper Horsebridge Road turn right and then almost immediately left onto Park Road. Continue northwards and onto Grove Hill for some 2 miles before turning right into Cinderford Lane. Thereafter follow the directions as above.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Samuel & Son and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. 3. It should not be assumed that the properties have all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and Samuel & Son have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.