- Virtual video tour available on request
- Central village location within a minute's walk of amenities
- Wonderful double height ceilings and period features throughout
- Finished to a high standard
- 26ft open plan living area
- Two double bedrooms
- No chain
A stunning, highly individual and beautifully appointed 2 double bedroom first floor apartment of approximately 1,037sq.ft, forming a significant part of a converted former chapel, situated in the heart of the village with a south facing courtyard garden. NO CHAIN.
Situation: The property is situated in a central position in the sought after village of Wadhurst, recently voted the best place to live in the UK, and is less than a minute’s walk of the High Street. The village offers an excellent range of shops and services for everyday needs including a Jempson’s Local store and post office, cafés, deli, butcher, pharmacy, bookshop, art gallery, florist, off licence, public houses, as well as a doctor’s surgery, dentist, primary school and the well regarded Uplands Community College and Sports Centre.
For the commuter, Wadhurst mainline station is approximately 1½ miles distant and provides a regular service to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street in an hour. There is a regular bus service and the A21 is also within easy reach providing a direct link to the M25 (junction 5) and the coast. Gatwick Airport is about 40 miles to the west, the Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone is about 46 miles to the east and central London is about 50 miles away. The regional centre of Tunbridge Wells is just 6½ miles distant and provides a comprehensive range of amenities including the Royal Victoria Shopping centre, cinema complex and theatres.
The beautiful surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes Bewl Water Reservoir, reputedly the largest area of inland water in the South East, where a wide range of water sports can be enjoyed.
Description: The Loft is one of just three properties set within a former Wesleyan chapel, converted in 2019 to a very high standard with most attractive external elevations of brick beneath a slate tiled roof and large period arch windows. The property benefits from being beautifully presented and appointed throughout with period features and wonderful double height ceilings throughout, and provides a stunning, contemporary living space with a large open plan living area being the principal feature.
The Loft benefits from having a reception hall (shared with the property downstairs) with a large storage cupboard and attractive staircase leading to the apartment, which provides light, spacious and flexible accommodation of approximately 1,037sq.ft/96.3sq.m including: a spacious entrance hall with entry phone system, arch window overlooking the courtyard, part panelled ceilings rising to an apex, deep and generous storage cupboards (one with space for a tumble dryer) with fitted shelving and further higher level storage space; doors to a cloakroom, and a superb, open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, which extends to over 26ft with impressive high panelled ceilings and some lovely architectural features, including period arched windows, high level porthole window, exposed period metalwork and a brick fireplace with a Stovax wood burner. This room provides a wonderful entertaining space with plenty of room for a large dining table, sofas and has a contemporary kitchen with high gloss wall and base units, polished quartz work surfaces and integrated appliances Island. A door leads to an inner hall and to two double bedrooms (one with built in wardrobes), and a well-appointed bathroom – all with high vaulted ceilings.
Outside the property is approached through a period wrought iron gate with brick path leading to the front door. There are communal bin and bike stores, and the property has a private external south facing area of courtyard garden with space for outdoor entertaining.
Services: Mains water and electricity. Gas central heating
EPC rating: C
Local authority: Wealden District Council (01892) 653311
Council tax rating: Band D (£2,313.37 per annum) Tenure: Share of Freehold with lease of 999 years From 1st January 2019 Service Charge: £1,200.00 per annum (no Ground Rent)
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