6 bedroom detached house for sale

Weavering Street, Weavering, Maidstone

Offers in Excess of £1,000,000

Property Description

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Exceptional and beautifully presented Victorian residence, set amidst a walled and fenced secluded garden of approximately 1/3 acre.
The accommodation arranged on three floors extends in all to in excess of 3,100 square feet and is a joyful celebration of Victorian architecture, featuring vast bay sash windows, mezzanine landing with exquisite balustrade, sumptuously deep skirting with ornate cornicing.
The property harks back to a former grand Victorian splendour with former servants quarters and secret staircase.
The property was built in 1879 and over the intervening years the property has no doubt housed important members of Maidstone society. Of 13.5" solid brick construction featuring a substantial bay with jetted gable top beneath a mellow tiled roof.
The present owners have thoroughly enjoyed the house and garden at Weavering Grange, meticulously maintaining the property with William Morris wallpaper continuing the theme through to Victorian style bath ware.
Spacious well proportioned rooms are bathed in light with many rooms enjoying a double aspect which together with the high ceiling creates elegant living spaces.
One of the features of Weavering Grange is it's excellent selection of outbuildings with two large double garages, above which is a large well fitted office and store room.
The present owners are keen gardeners and there are two large greenhouses and three associated garden sheds.
The plot is flanked on two sides by a delightful ragstone wall with brick copping and buttressing, the remaining boundaries are close boarded and fenced. There is a long drive and parking area with space for a large number of vehicles.

The accommodation is arranged on four floors with gas fired central heating, extending in all to 3,142 square feet. A security alarm system is fitted and comprises with approximate room measurements as follows :-

ON THE GROUND FLOOR 

ENTRANCE PORCH 
Original half-glazed entrance door with stained leaded lights and matching glazed side panel.

ENTRANCE HALL  
Magnificent staircase to first floor with decorative balustrade, newel post with finial and mahogany handrail. Mahogany flooring, herringbone pattern. Two radiators. Two ceiling roses. Door and staircase to lower ground floor. Door to rear lobby with radiator and matching half-glazed stained leaded light door to rear garden.

CLOAKROOM  
White contemporary suite, wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Radiator. Window to rear.

INNER HALLWAY  
Provides access to the breakfast room and kitchen with boiler room, storeroom extensively shelved with Valliant gas fired boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water throughout. Ceramic tiled floor.

LOUNGE  
17' 4'' into bay x 13' 4'' (5.28m x 4.06m)
Double aspect windows, south and western outlooks, featuring a bay window to the south. Adams style fire surround with inset marble, matching raised hearth, open grate, scalloped display niche, decorative cornice and ceiling rose. Two double radiators. Archway to :-

DINING ROOM  
14' 0'' x 10' 0'' (4.26m x 3.05m)
Double aspect windows, east and southern outlooks. Cornice and ceiling rose.

SITTING ROOM  
18' 3'' x 12' 4'' (5.56m x 3.76m)
Ornate Victorian fireplace with decorated cowl, tiled cheeks, double radiator. Magnificent bay with sashes overlooking the front garden, western aspect. Cornice and ceiling rose.

BREAKFAST ROOM  
14' 10'' x 12' 4'' (4.52m x 3.76m)
Imposing fire surround with quarry tiled hearth and fitted wood burning stove. Original pine dresser. Window to side. Double radiator. Oak flooring. Door and servants staircase to first floor.

UTILITY ROOM  
8' 3'' x 5' 5'' (2.51m x 1.65m)
Stainless steel sink unit. Range of oak fronted cabinets. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Ceramic Terra Cotta tiled floor. Window to side.

KITCHEN  
18' 8'' x 8' 4'' (5.69m x 2.54m)
Fitted with units with oak door and drawer fronts, stainless steel fittings. One and half bowl stainless steel sink unit, mixer tap. Range of high and low level cupboards with working surfaces, twin hob Aga also supplying domestic hot water throughout, oven beneath, eye level oven. Integrated dishwasher. LG American fridge/freezer with plumbed water and ice maker. Three windows overlooking rear garden, eastern aspect. Delightful Italian limestone floor.

ON THE LOWER GROUND FLOOR 

TWO CELLAR ROOMS  
With good head height, one of which is currently used as a BAR 12'10" x 13' with sub floor window, counter top and stools. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. Terracotta tiled floor. Door to :- STORE ROOM : 11'6" x 7'9" with electric light and power.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR 

MAGNIFICENT MEZZANINE LANDING 
With three shallow steps. Ornate balustrading with decorative finials and mahogany handrail. Large window to front, western aspect. Two double radiators. Servants staircase to second floor. Cornice. Ceiling roses.

BEDROOM 1 
18' 5''into bay x 12' 4'' (5.61m x 3.76m)
Double aspect windows, featuring a large square bay enjoying a western aspect with a delightful outlook. Built in wardrobes. Double radiator.

BEDROOM 2 
14' 0'' x 13' 8'' (4.26m x 4.16m)
Double aspect windows, west and southern outlooks, double radiator.

BEDROOM 3 
12' 4'' x 12' 1'' (3.76m x 3.68m)
Airing cupboard with immersion, window to side. Double radiator.

BEDROOM 4 
14' 0'' x 10' 1'' (4.26m x 3.07m)
Double aspect windows, south and eastern outlooks. Double radiator.

ON THE SECOND FLOOR (FORMER SERVANTS QUARTERS) 

LANDING 
Eaves storage cupboard. Velux window. Two built-in wardrobe cupboards with oak doors.

BEDROOM 5 
11' 9'' x 11' 2'' (3.58m x 3.40m)
Dormer window to front affording a western aspect. Double radiator. (Some head height restriction at the extremities)

BEDROOM 6 
17' 4'' x 10' 4'' max (5.28m x 3.15m)
Window to front, western aspect. Double radiator. Door to ATTIC STORE ROOM : With cold water storage tanks and lighting.

BATHROOM  
Beautiful Victorian suite :- Period style chromium fittings comprising :- Roll top bath with ball and claw feet, mixer tap and hand shower. Wash hand basin with upstand and storage cupboard beneath. Low level W.C. Double radiator. Eaves storage cupboard. Velux window enjoying an eastern aspect. Fully tiled walls with decorative border tile, recessed low voltage lighting.

OUTSIDE 
The property is set in a most attractive plot extending in all to approximately 1/3 acre. TO THE FRONT it is bounded by a delightful ragstone wall with brick copping and buttressing with formal lawn, well stocked shrub borders. Yew topiary well stocked shrubs and trees. Long brick paviour driveway extends to 140ft leading to DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 16'5" x 26'10" automatic up and over entry door, electric light and power. Staircase to first floor STORE ROOM : 26'10" x 11'6" with two velux windows. Electric light and power. Adjacent to the property at the rear is an extensive parking and turning area with access to a further DETACHED GARAGE : 25'6" x 17' with window and double doors to front, personal door to side, electric light and power, separate consumer unit. Staircase to first floor OFFICE SUITE : 19'5" x 13'4" Electric light and power, two dormer windows affording a southern aspect. Recessed low...

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  • Bearsted (1.1 mi)
  • Maidstone East (1.5 mi)
  • Maidstone West (1.6 mi)
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Penenden Heath Parade Boxley Road, Penenden Heath, Maidstone, ME14 2HN

01622 922047 Local call rate

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