We understand Forge House is a former Wealden hall house, forge and hayloft with origins back to 1547 which has been extended to include an integral double storey annexe, providing versatile accommodation (could be ideal home office or additional bedroom). Internally the property offers well proportioned rooms full of delightful period features to include exposed timbers, window seats, latch doors and inglenook fireplace in the Sitting Room. The property also benefits from a huge loft (fully boarded) and also a charming covered entrance 'hallway' 15'6 x 7') which links the main house and annexe, both of which could offer further potential (subject to necessary planning consents). A brief description of the dwelling, with approximate dimensions is as follows :
INNER HALLWAY 15' 4" x 10' 8" (4.67m x 3.25m) Generous size, with study area to one side, staircase to 1st floor, built in storage and Cloakroom (W.C.) off. Glazed double doors to adjacent Sitting Room.
SITTING ROOM 18' 6" x 14' 0" (5.64m x 4.27m) Double aspect with beautiful inglenook fireplace and inset wood burning stove. Recess with open shelving and door to Dining Room.
DINING ROOM 18' 0" x 13' 0" (5.49m x 3.96m) Double aspect with charming window seat enjoying views to front, open fireplace, large built in storage cupboard and door to adjacent Kitchen Breakfast Room.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 2" x 12' 1" (3.71m x 3.68m) Fitted with good range of traditional style base/wall cabinets to include integrated slide and glide oven, hob (electric) and dishwasher, leaving space for further appliances. Good size Pantry and Utility Room off, together with door to rear garden.
UTILITY ROOM 4' 9" x 4' 5" (1.45m x 1.35m) Former bread oven now converted to Utility Room, with boiler and space for appliances.
1ST FLOOR Spacious landing with views to rear leading to :
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 0" x 9' 3" (4.57m x 2.82m) With lovely views towards High Street and large en-suite off (coloured suite comprising bath, hand basin and W.C. with generous built in storage).
BEDROOM 13' 1" x 11' 2" (3.99m x 3.4m) Double room with built in wardrobe storage and vanity basin.
BEDROOM 9' 8" x 8' 1" (2.95m x 2.46m) With window seat enjoying views to front.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 9" x 5' 1" (2.06m x 1.55m) With shower, hand basin and W.C. Window to side.
OUTSIDE The property is set with beautiful mature gardens, set back from the High Street with double timber gates opening to a generous gravel driveway providing off road parking for several cars, with lawn and deep, well stocked beds, apple tree and summer house. The rear garden offers delightful, secluded terraces arranged on a split level ideal for al fresco dining, with attractive raised beds and large log store housed in the former forge.
SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
DIRECTIONS From Tenterden High Street proceed on the A28 towards Rolvenden and when reaching the High Street the property will be found on the right, just before the right hand turning to Benenden.