6 bedroom detached house for saleMaidstone Road Chart Sutton ME17 3LR
Sold by Us £695,000
- Handsome Victorian 6 bedroom farmhouse with earlier origins
- Grand rooms with fine period features
- Flexible accommodation with a ground floor bedroom ensuite
- Off road parking for many cars and double garage
- Landscaped gardens with privacy
Upon entering through the large grand front door into the spacious hall with stairs rising to the galleried 1st floor landing, you could be stepping back in time.
Stripped pine doors, coved ceilings, decorative ceiling roses and dado rails are complemented by impressive fireplaces with decorative inset tiled surrounds. The grand single glazed original sash windows are present throughout the house allowing light to flood in to the grand rooms. To the front there are two almost mirrored rooms one used as a dining room, the other a lounge with views through tall patio doors of the garden. The wide hall with a generous areaunder the stairs for coats, leads to the older part of the house into a rear lobby with doors to a sitting room and kitchen. The sitting room enjoys an unusual low brick fireplace, beamed ceiling, windows to the side and door to loggia. An impressive reminder of the origins of the farmhouse is evident in the kitchen/breakfast room where a wood burner sits quietly within a large inglenook alongside the original bread oven. There is an area for a breakfast/dining table as well as space for large dressers, this open plan area is the hub of the house with a sense of stepping back in time.
An island separates the kitchen providing an ideal work area together with fitted low level units, inset sink with worktop and generous space for a gas range. The flagstone floor continues on through to the utility room where you will find the wall mounted boiler, ample space for a fridge freezer and other white goods. An ideal area to prepare veg or clean your boots. From the kitchen steps lead down to a wooden constructed conservatory with a kent peg tiled roof, offering wonderful views of the garden and an ideal area to entertain. Brick steps from the kitchen leads down to the roomy cellar, ideal for storage, with evidence of the old coal chute.
Bedroom 5 can be found with an en-suite shower room just off the kitchen, providing an ideal ground floor guest room.
The remaining bedrooms are all double and found as you make your way up the majestic staircase to the first floor to a large landing area. Bedroom 1 and 3 are at the front with the original fireplaces, bedroom 3 has 2 fitted wardrobes, whilst bedroom 1 has 1 fitted wardrobe and enjoys a Jack and Jill Shower room with bedroom 2. From the lower landing there is a dressing room with wall to wall shelving and hanging with door to bedroom 2. This room is double aspect with access via a drop down ladder to the enormous attic space. Bedroom 4 another large double sits quietly with views to the side and door giving access via a staircase to bedroom 6.
The attic has some restricted head height but offers vast storage or additional play/work areas, there is a small shower unit with scope to improve. The main family bathroom is on the 1st floor with window to garden, spa corner bath, separate shower cubicle, sink with vanity unit and WC. A further separate WC is adjacent to the bathroom.
There is a generous graveled parking area together with further parking behind the ornate wrought iron brick pillared, security gates leading to the front of this impressive Victorian home. Access to the double garage is via a further set of similar wrought iron gates that lead on to the rear gardens. Offering a good degree of privacy, the gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped with a charming loggia, paved patio and area designated for barbequing and a hot tub.
A bespoke pond is a focal point with a feature wooden bridge. A pergola with established trailing plants leads to the garages and further lawned areas, with borders and some established shrubs.
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