Chitcombe Road, Broad Oak



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  • £335,000
  • Bungalow , Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Garage Spaces: 1
  • Year Built: 1800

A period former game keepers cottage that has been more recently extended to create an inviting, well presented 2 bedroom detached bungalow, with private mature gardens and detached garage.


  • Entrance Porch
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Conservatory
  • Master Bedroom with Fitted Wardrobes
  • Second Double Bedroom with Fitted Wardrobes
  • Family Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and walk in Shower
  • Garage
  • Workshop
  • Mature Private Gardens
  • Large Inglenook Fireplace
  • Stripped Wooden Floors
  • Period Features
  • UPVC Double Glazed Windows
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Off Street Car Parking



Rose Cottage is a welcoming detached bungalow dating back to the mid 1800’s with later rear extension that was added in the 1980’s. The property originally constructed of timber frame now has brick elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof with UPVC double glazed windows. The property is situated on the edge of Broad Oak village in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with easy access to Broad Oak woods.

The property is approached off Chitcombe Road over a side brick paved driveway providing off street car parking, and via a central picket gate leading over a small front garden up to a central enclosed porch front door. An inner front door leads from the enclosed porch into the main living room with large inglenook fireplace with cast iron wood burner, stripped wooden flooring and two south facing bay hung windows. A connecting door leads from the living room into a rear kitchen / breakfast room with sage shaker style wall and base units with laminate worktops, stone resin sink and drainer, ceramic hob, double oven and space and plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer. A door leads from the kitchen out to a rear conservatory while a second door leads into an inner hallway, providing access to the two double bedrooms both with built in wardrobes and family bathroom with jacuzzi bath, walk in shower, built in WC and washbasin. A second door leads from the inner hallway back into the main living room.

Externally the property benefits at the front from a small lawn garden behind a 6ft panel fence while at the side a brick paved driveway provides parking space for up to 3 vehicles and access to a detached concrete frame single garage with up and over electric door. Behind the garage is a timber frame workshop again with power and lighting, while a second timber frame shed provides storage for garden tools. At the rear of the property is a private garden laid predominantly to lawn with surrounding flower beds and two paved seating areas.

Situation: Rose Cottage is situated on the edge of the village of Broad Oak with easy access to all the local amenities which include a doctors surgery, primary school, village pub, convenience store, butchers and bakery. The property is also within easy reach of the ancient and historic town of Rye, approximately 7 miles distant, with its famous medieval fortifications, pretty cobbled streets and period architecture, with a range of shops, hotels, leisure and cultural facilities. The seaside town of Hastings is approximately 8 miles distant, offering a range of shopping and recreational activities also. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 24 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities while closer are the market towns of Tenterden with its tree lined high street and Ashford with its large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park. Leisure activities in the area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs, as well as opportunities for riding, kite surfing on the nearby Camber Sands Beach and walking in the surrounding countryside, in nearby Brede Woods.

 Schools: A number of highly regarded schools in the area include; Vinehall, Claremont, St Ronans, Buckswood, Benenden and Cranbrook. Broad Oak Primary school is within 1 mile away while Rye and Hastings offer further state primary and secondary schools.

Travel and Transport: Rye train station offers local links to Eastbourne and Brighton, also direct links to the high speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and link to Eurostar trains from Ashford International. Robertsbridge train station is approximately 10 miles distant offering closer links to London. The M20 can be joined at Ashford via the A28 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port and the A21 provide additional links to Tunbridge Wells and London (65 miles).


General Information

Services: Mains Water (Not Metered), Mains Electricity, Private Drainage, Oil Central Heating.

Broadband Speed:  30 Mbps (Source Rightmove)

Mobile Coverage: 4G on EE, Vodafone and O2

Council Tax: Currently Band D

Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000

Tenure: Freehold

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Consider It Done Sales Ltd 01797 224 852.

Directions: From our offices in Cinque Ports Street continue on into Ferry Rd and proceed over the level crossing. Continue for approximately 6 miles on the B2089 into Broad Oak and at the crossroads proceed over into Chitcombe Road and continue for approximately 1 mile where Rose Cottage can be found on the right-hand side.


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