rural hamlet Nr. Maidstone, Kent
Guide Price £685,000
3 bedroom Detached House for sale: rural hamlet Nr. Maidstone, Kent
Guide Price £685,000
- Detached barn
- Semi rural location
- Plethora of Oak
- Not listed
- Set in 0.36 acres (*TBV)
A beautiful detached barn conversion (not listed) in a countryside position set in large gardens and grounds (0.36 acres TBV*) - ideal for lovers of the outdoor life. Within the grounds there is a portable timber stable with adjoining tack room and planning has also been granted to add a 'shepherds hut' for holiday let use. This stunning 3 bedroom property boasts an air of spaciousness and light to the interior being mainly open plan in layout on the ground floor complimented by a plethora of beautiful oak timbers carefully crafted into the original beams to provide a clever blend of old and new. Contemporary Fitted Kitchen opening through to a wonderful vaulted sitting room area with floor to ceiling windows, Dining Room with vaulted ceiling, ground floor bedroom plus luxuriously appointed fitted bathroom. A bespoke hand crafted Oak staircase leads to a First floor bedrooms one with en-suite shower room and further double bedroom with feature glass balustrade. Outside a shingle driveway offers parking for vehicles. There is a small garden to the front and the expansive lawned gardens to the rear offer lovely countryside views with the focal point being a spacious raised decked area with feature covered Pergola and hot tub.
Further Planning Permission has been granted for the construction of an oak framed DOUBLE GARAGE and new driveway refer to Agents Note. The location is ideal for those seeking a rural yet accessible place to live with easy access to a network of countryside walks nearby.
AREA AWARENESS & LOCATION
The property is situated between the village of Ulcombe and the hamlet of Grafty Green with local shop, post office, village hall, church and two pubs and is ideal for those seeking a rural yet accessible location with easy access to a toll ride a short hack away as well as a network of countryside walks nearby. Headcorn village, with its mainline station serving Charing Cross/Cannon Street is 3 miles distant as is Lenham village with mainline station serving Victoria each offer more comprehensive amenities and facilities. There are a number of well regarded primary and secondary schools in the area including Headcorn primary, Lenham secondary school, Bethany School, Sutton Valence and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls to name a few.
The M20 can be accessed via junction 8 and is approx. 7 miles distance and connects in turn to the M26/M25.
Ashford town centre offering links to Europe is 12.7 miles distant and also provides fast train services into London St Pancras. For other continental travel , the channel tunnel and channel ports are all comfortably reached via the nearby M20.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
DINING ROOM - Oak double-glazed window to rear, oak double-glazed double doors to side, two radiators, vaulted ceiling with exposed oak beams, ceramic tiled floor, recessed lighting.
KITCHEN - Vaulted ceiling with exposed oak beams, Oak double glazed window to rear, ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, a range of gloss white wall and base units with roll fronted laminate worktops over illuminated by under cupboard lighting, inset stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap, inset Bosch ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor and light over, integrated Bosch electric oven, spaces for integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, fitted cupboard with space for washing machine, recessed lighting, exposed wall beams through to sitting room, door to ground floor bathroom.
SITTING ROOM - A wonderful feature room with vaulted ceiling, floor to ceiling oak double glazed windows to front, oak double glazed door to front, oak double glazed window to side, three radiators, a wide variety of exposed old and new oak beams to walls, ceiling and floor with feature spotlighting, television point, telephone point. Bespoke oak staircase to first floor, door to ground floor bedroom.
BEDROOM - Oak double-glazed windows to front and side, radiator, exposed beams, recessed lighting, carpet flooring, television point.
BATHROOM - Oak double glazed window to rear, chrome ladder style radiator, ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating, free standing bath with central chrome mixer tap, feature vanity sink unit with circular bowl sink and chrome mixer tap, low level WC with split flush, walk-in shower with raindrop shower head and additional body shower head, exposed beams, recessed ceiling lighting, extractor fan.
Bespoke Oak Staircase to BEDROOM with Oak double glazed window to front and side, radiator, exposed beams, carpet flooring, vaulted ceiling, door to, EN-SUITE shower Room with fitted shower glazed sliding door and tiled walls, wall hung sink with chrome mixer tap, low level WC with split flush, chrome ladder style radiator, ceramic tiled floor, exposed beams, recessed lighting, extractor fan.
Large mezzanine area with double BEDROOM with windows to front and side and feature glass fronted balustrade overlooking the sitting room area.
OUTBUILDINGS & DECKED LEISURE AREA
RAISED DECK/ENTERTAINING AREA - A covered pergola/garden pavilion includes a Hot Tub (to remain at the property as part of the sale) with surrounding composite decked entertaining area.
STABLES - Timber field shelter/stable 12' x 12' combined with a 12 x 6' tack /feed room. On skids which allows it may be moved around the paddock.
SHEPHERDS HUT - Planning permission to erect a fixed Shepherds Hut within the garden area 19/504307/FULL Erection of a shepherds hut for use as a holiday let.
OAK FRAMED DOUBLE GARAGE - Further planning granted for change of use of land to residential curtilage (garden) and construction of oak framed double garage and new driveway 18/501458/FULL.
ORNATE ORNAMENTAL HORSE FIGURE - not included with the sale of the property
LAND & GROUNDS
The acreage stated at the property is *TBV (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise, an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk - www.homecheck.co.uk - www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk - www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Maidstone Borough Council
SERVICES: Mains drains. Oil central heating. Mains water and electricity.
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: C 75/88
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From the crossroads at the northern end of Headcorn village by the White Horse public house proceed on to Kings Road and follow this road out of Headcorn village where it becomes Lenham Road and on towards Grafty Green. At the edge of Grafty Green proceed past Crumps Lane taking the minor left hand turning in to Eastwood Road. Follow this lane for approximately 0.9 of a mile and the property will be found on the left hand side.
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