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A spacious well proportioned character 3 bedroom detached house with many period features set back from the road with good off street parking, double garage and private gardens overlooking rural fields.
- Entrance Hall
- Living Room with Inglenook Fireplace
- Dining Room
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room with AGA
- Family Bathroom
- Cloakroom / WC
- Main Double Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room / WC
- And connecting Dressing Room / Home Office
- 2 Further Double Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Double Garage
- Many Period Features
- Good Off-Street Parking
- Private Garden
- Views over Rural Fields
Description: Little Stocks is a welcoming detached house situated in a rural location set back from Stocks Road within 1 mile of the village of Wittersham. This character property enjoys a wealth of period features including exposed beams, floor boards, oak latch doors and brick fireplaces and benefits from not being listed. The property dates back to the mid 1700’s with later rear additions added at the turn of the 20th Century. The property is a mix of brick and timber frame construction, with tile hung elevations, with a mix of timber casement and UPVC double glazed windows beneath a pitched clay tiled roof.
The property is approached from Stocks Road via a wooden pedestrian gate leading up a brick paved path though the front garden to a canopied porch front door. A second entrance is via a side farm lane providing vehicle access to the rear of the property and a side picket gate leading to the more recent main entrance door.
The property accommodation comprises entrance hall, ground floor cloakroom /WC, living room with fireplaces at either end (one with wood burner) and front facing windows and entrance door, dining room with double aspect windows and rear entrance door and brick fireplace with gas fire. The kitchen / breakfast room has a brick floor, cream shaker units with oak worktops, double butlers sink, oil fired Aga, space for a gas fired range, space for large fridge/ freezer and plumbing for a dish washer, washing machine, and tumble dryer. A stable door leads from the kitchen /breakfast room out to the rear garden and a staircase leads up to a large first floor landing providing access to a study / dressing room leading through to a master bedroom with double aspect windows, feature brick fireplace, built in wardrobes and en-suite shower /WC. Two further double bedrooms with front facing windows and built in wardrobes are also accessed from the landing along with access to a family bathroom with free standing roll top bath, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC.
Externally the property benefits from a front lawn garden with central brick paved path with mixed flower beds either side. To the left hand side of the front garden are a couple of apple trees and lawn garden leading around to a rear garden that benefits from a paved seating area with pergola looking out over a lawn garden and fields beyond. Also at the rear of the property is a timber frame garden shed and off street parking area for a couple of cars as well as access to a generous timber frame double garage with electric roller shutter door and generous loft storage area above.
Situation: Situated opposite Stocks Windmill approximately 1 mile from the centre of Wittersham village with its attractive 13th century church – St John the Baptist and one remaining traditional pub The Swan, as well as a village store and post office. Little Stocks is approximately 5 miles from the ancient Cinque Port town of Rye with its cobbled streets and period buildings that offer Independent shops, recreational and cultural facilities. The market town of Tenterden (6.5 miles) with its attractive tree lined high street, and the market town of Ashford with the newly enlarged Macarthur Glen shopping outlet being only 14 miles away. Leisure activities in the area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as being only 7 miles to Camber Sands. There are opportunities for riding, kite surfing and walking in the surrounding countryside.
Schools: There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area including Marlborough House, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook. Wittersham village benefits from a Primary school while Rye and Tenterden offers a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station offers direct links to the highspeed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and link to Eurostar trains from Ashford International. The M20 may be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port.
Services: Mains Water, Private Drainage, Mains Electricity, Oil Central Heating, Calor Gas Cooking Facilities
Broadband Speed: 67 Mbps (source Uswitch)
Mobile Coverage: 3G / 4G coverage with Vodafone, 02, EE and Three
Council Tax: Currently Band F
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council Tel: 01233 331111
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices in Cinque Ports St continue along into Landgate. At the T junction turn left onto the A268 over the railway bridge following signs for Hawkhurst/London. Remain on the A268 for approx 1 mile before turning right onto Iden Road B2082 next to the Peace and Plenty. Proceed for 1 mile into the village of Iden and continue through staying on B2082 for a further 2.5 miles before bearing left at stocks crossroad where Little Stocks will be found on the righthand side after the post box.