4 bedroom detached house for saleSutton Street, Bearsted
- Price Range £900000 - £950000
- Beautiful Period Property
- Four Bedrooms & Four Reception Rooms
- Desirable Character Throughout
- Traditional Styling
- Delightful Gardens & Additional Paddock
- Cart Barn & Garaging
- Quiet No Through Road Location
- Edge of Village Location
- Nearby Rail Station & Motorway Network
A quite beautiful period home set on the fringes of the ever popular village of Bearsted. The property itself is Grade II Listed in recognition of its heritage and now has evolved into a wonderful family property that offers character and practicality throughout.
Currently, the property enjoys four bedrooms and four receptions rooms serviced by country style kitchen/breakfast room, a scullery, a laundry room, a ground floor W.C plus family bathroom and an en-suite.
Externally, there are beautifully tended cottage gardens and a small paddock with a shallow stream. Parking is comfortable with a large hard standing area with an open cart barn and an enclosed garage.
Bearsted is found to the west of Maidstone and is centred around an idyllic village green, with local shops, pubs and restaurants. The village has its own mainline rail station and is conveniently close to the motorway network. For families that may require schooling, the are is very well provided for. There are local primary schools nearby and secondary schools found within Maidstone and its suburbs. Notably Maidstone has four Grammar Schools with private schools found at Sutton valence and beyond.
ENTRANCE Wooden entrance door opening into:
ENTRANCE HALL Panelled walls. Fitted carpet.
LOUNGE Bay window to front. Heavily beamed ceiling. Inglenook style fireplace with open fire and hood. Half height wood panelling and recessed shelving niche. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
DINING ROOM Window to side. Door to garden. Multi-fuel stove with fireplace surround. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
STUDY Windows to front and side. Beamed ceiling. Small fireplace opening. Fitted carpet.
VAULTED RECEPTION ROOM Windows to both sides and rear. Vaulted beamed ceiling. Large 'walk in' fireplace served by the reverse side of the multi-fuel stove (in dining room). Flagstone hearth. Radiators. Fitted carpet.
REAR HALLWAY Glazed entrance door. Window to rear. Tiled floor. Radiator.
GROUND FLOOR W.C. Windows to side and rear. Low level close coupled W.C. Wall hung wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Radiator.
INNER HALLWAY Beamed ceiling. Half height panelled walls. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Window to side. Vaulted beamed ceiling. Stainless steel sink inset into polished stone work surface. Range of cupboard and drawer base units. Inset electric hob. Upright unit housing electric double oven. Built in dresser unit with display cabinet and space for upright fridge freezer. Range of eye level wall cabinets. Radiator. Tiled floor.
SCULLERY Window to side. Ceramic butler sink with wooden counter top. Plumbing for dishwasher. Storage shelving. Tiled floor.
LAUNDRY Window to side. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Gas fired boiler and water cylinder. Built in storage cupboard with wood effect counter tops. Beamed ceiling. Tiled floor.
STAIRCASE TO FIRST FLOOR Fitted carpet. Hand rail and balustrade.
LANDING Window to front. Exposed beams and wood panelling to walls. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
MASTER BEDROOM Window to side and front. Period fireplace and surround. Built in wardrobes. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
EN-SUITE Window to side. Large walk in fully tiled shower enclosure. Rectangular wash hand basin with storage below. Low level W.C. with concealed cistern. Local wall tiling. Radiator. Tiled floor.
BEDROOM Windows to front and side. Mirrored wardrobes. Exposed beams. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Window to front. Exposed beams. Fireplace opening. Built in closet. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Windows to front and side. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
FAMILY BATHROOM Window to side. Panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment. Folding shower screen. Low level close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
EXTERIOR Covered veranda with tiled floor and views across gardens.
MAIN GARDEN With central paved sun terrace surrounded by lawns, shrubbery, rockery and established trees. Shingled area with pergola. Greenhouse and wooden summerhouse to remain.
FRONT GARDEN Paved central pathway with cast iron entrance gates leading to front door. Lawn areas to either side of pathway. Block paved pathways leading to sides.
ADDITIONAL PADDOCK A grass paddock with shallow stream contained within a plot of approximately 0.5 acres.
PARKING Large block paved driveway for several vehicles.
COVERED PARKING & GARAGING Twin bay open fronted cart barn with a further enclosed single garage.
ACCESS The property is accessed via a privately owned driveway that affords rights of way to the sellers and the neighbouring property. Additionally the right of way extends to provide access to the fields behind the property. The track in front of the house is also privately owned and affords a right of way to the sellers and also access to the horse paddocks to the south.
IMPORTANT NOTE Potential buyers should be aware that a planning application has been made to develop a housing scheme on land to the north west of the property. A single property is proposed that will require access via the existing rear right of way. The remaining houses will be accessed via the creation of a road that commences from Cross Keys. Full details of this application can be found from Maidstone Council under planning reference: 14/504795
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