This charming two bedroom unlisted period cottage offers masses of potential with about an acre (tbc) including a 0.4 acre paddock, barn with stabling and timber outbuilding which could be used in a number of different ways (stpp).Standing on the edge of Walland Marsh, surrounded by beautiful countryside with many walks and much wildlife to enjoy, and with the coast just a short drive away, this property is perfect for a buyer who wants to spend more time communing with nature.
This self-contained timber building benefits from a living area, kitchen, bedroom and shower room. At present, it is used to accommodate family members when needed, but due to the fact that this property is situated in a highly desirable tourist area, it could provide a possible commercial opportunity for any new owner as a holiday let or Air B & B, subject of course to the necessary permissions. See floorpan for layout and dimensions.
Dimensions: 5' 7" x 3' 9 max" (1.7m x 1.14m). Comprises low level w.c and wash hand basin.
Set within the heart of the beautiful Walland Marsh with far reaching views towards the coast and grounds approaching nearly an acre (unmeasured), this property enjoys a lovely rural position and yet is still within easy reach of all the local amenities.
Walland Cottage is approached through gates onto a driveway that provides plentiful parking. The large flat plot which is south facing is made up of a good size private garden area laid mainly to lawn, and 0.4 acre paddock, ideal for animals, children and gardener's alike. NB: A covenant relating to the paddock states that no permanent structures can be built on it.
Dimensions: 12' 1" x 10' 3 max" (3.68m x 3.12m). This room is handily positioned next to the kitchen, making it a sociable space which could be used as a snug, breakfast room or home office. A sliding patio door gives views over and access to the rear garden.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Dimensions: 13' 3" x 8' 8 max " (4.04m x 2.64m). Stairs from the ground floor lead to a spacious landing which could easily serve as a study area or accommodate an en-suite / dressing room for the main bedroom next door (subject to any necessary permissions). Beautiful wide original floor boards. A window to the front gives wonderful views across to St Clements church. Built-in storage cupboard. Stairs to second floor.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Dimensions: 9' 5" x 5' 2 max" (2.87m x 1.57m). Stairs from the first floor lead to a surprisingly spacious landing which has good amounts of built-in storage. It may be possible, subject to the necessary permissions, to incorporate a cloakroom in this area which would serve bedroom 2. NB: Some restricted head height to this floor.
Dimensions: 15' 9" x 10' 5 max" (4.8m x 3.18m). Currently used for storage, this spacious attic room with its wide floor boards and period features offers much in the way of potential. Window to the side.
Dimensions: 16' 8" x 8' 3 max" (5.08m x 2.51m). The deceptively spacious galley style kitchen has lovely views over the garden towards the paddock. Modern fitted units with laminate worktops and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space for under counter fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. Built-in electric double oven and electric hob with extract above. Tiled floor. Open doorway to snug.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Calor Gas tank for central heating. EPC: G. Local Authority: Folkestone and Hythe District Council.
SITTING / DINING ROOM
Dimensions: 24' 9" x 13' 2 max" (7.54m x 4.01m). This spacious sitting / dining room with its beautiful inglenook fireplace and multi-fuel wood burner, is a lovely place to cosy up on cold evenings. It is also a great family / entertaining space. Two windows to the front bring in good amounts of natural light. Stairs to first floor.
The detached barn, which is handily positioned close to the house, houses a workshop / storage space, stabling for three horses, an animal pen and hay store. See plan for layout and dimensions.
Dimensions: 13' 3" x 12' 9 max" (4.04m x 3.89m). A double bedroom with period features and very deep open eaves storage space. Wide exposed floorboards. Window to front with wonderful views of the marsh countryside.
Dimensions: 7' 7" x 6' 2 max" (2.31m x 1.88m). Comprises panelled bath with hand held show attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Velux window.
Dimensions: 8' 3" x 7' 11 max " (2.51m x 2.41m). The front door opens into a small porch area which is handy for cloaks and boots. This opens into an entrance hall where there is room for free standing furniture. Worcester boiler.