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Idyllic country cottage in Kent

An attractive Grade II listed detached cottage set in the midst of its own delightful gardens.

Situated in the heart of its own secluded gardens, Puckle Cottage is a delightful three bedroom period property believed to date from c1760. Grade II listed, it displays charming period features throughout, including pretty white weatherboarded elevations under a tiled roof, exposed beams, sash windows, timbers and brick fireplaces.

country houses for sale in kentOn the ground floor, the accommodation comprises a roomy entrance hall boasting a floor to ceiling brick fireplace flanked by bookshelves, a double aspect sitting room with a wonderful open brick fireplace with raised hearth, a terracotta tile floored dining room, a w.c and a cosy timbered ceiling kitchen, complete with gas fired Aga.

Country houses for sale in Kent

A flight of stairs from the entrance hall leads upstairs to the first floor. A spacious master bedroom with brick fireplace features a wash basin and walk in wardobe built into the eaves. A family bathroom and a further two bedrooms can also be found on this floor, one with ceiling timbers and a feature fireplace, and the other with a beautiful view across the garden.

country houses for sale in kentOutside, Puckle Cottage is surrounded by a wonderful 0.44 acre Plantsman’s garden and an expansive lawned area. Borders and beds are well stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs and plants, a pergola is decorated with wisteria, a pretty arch is entwined with rambling roses and there is also a wonderful vegetable/soft fruit area. There is also a timber garden shed and a gardeners’ wc.

Puckle Cottage is situated on the edge of sought after West Malling in Kent, a historic market town boasting a wealth of heritage buildings including the Tudor Abbey Gatehouse, The Cascades (an unusual Georgian waterfall) and the magnificent Queen Anne Went House. West Malling’s high street offers a good range of local shopping facilities and restaurants and the mainline station serves London Victoria. Sevenoaks (12 miles), Tonbridge (10 miles) and Maidstone ( 8 miles) all offer further shopping and leisure facilities.

country houses for sale in kentThe M20 at Leybourne (Junction 4) gives access to the Channel Tunnel Terminus, Ports and Ebbsfleet, M25 and motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports.

The guide price is £650,000. For further information please contact Jackson Stops & Staff on 01732 740600.

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