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6 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, West Malling, Kent, ME19

Sold STC £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant Edwardian house
  • Excellent proportions & character
  • 4 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms
  • South-west facing garden
  • 3,237 sq ft, about 0.56 acres
  • Triple garage with studio above
  • High Street 0.3 miles, station 0.9 miles
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ELEGANT EDWARDIAN HOUSE OF EXCELLENT PROPORTIONS AND CHARACTER, SET WITHIN ATTRACTIVE SOUTH-WEST FACING GARDENS

Location

Norwood House is 0.3 of a mile from West Malling High Street, which offers excellent local shopping facilities together with a number of renowned restaurants, doctors surgeries, banks etc. West Malling station is also within 0.9 miles offering links to London Victoria.

• Comprehensive Shopping: Maidstone (7 miles), Sevenoaks (11.1 miles), Bluewater and Tunbridge Wells.
• Mainline Rail Services: West Malling (0.9 miles) and Borough Green (5 miles) to London Victoria. Sevenoaks to Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
• Primary Schools: West Malling, Offham and Trottiscliffe.
• Grammar Schools: Maidstone, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Sevenoaks, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Sutton Valence on the outskirts of Maidstone.
• Leisure Facilities: Activities locally include tennis club, leisure centres in Kings Hill, Tonbridge, Larkfield and Maidstone. Trosley Country Park is about a mile away and has approximately 170 acres of beautiful woodland and chalk downland on the North Downs.
• Motorway Links: The M20 at Wrotham Heath gives access to the M25, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Description

Norwood House is an elegant Edwardian detached family home of character, offering generously proportioned and versatile accommodation arranged over three floors, with the addition of a basement. Period features include high ceilings, cornicing, dado rails, ceiling roses, sash windows, deep skirting boards and fireplaces. The property sits in attractive south-west facing gardens with the benefit of a triple detached garage and studio above, ideally located 0.3 miles of West Malling High Street and 0.9 miles of the station.

• The porch features encaustic tiled flooring and leads into the entrance hall, which has a traditional staircase rising to the first floor. There is also access to the cloakroom and stairs down to the games room arranged in the basement, which has natural light and integral surround sound.
• The principal reception rooms provide well presented and spacious entertaining areas ideal for both family living and entertaining. The sitting room centres around the period fireplace inset with a gas fire, and also has fitted cupboards and shelving. The more formal and elegant drawing room features an open fireplace with a marble surround, and a bay window with central double doors opening into the conservatory, which in turn leads to both the kitchen and rear garden. The dining room has a bay sash window with period tile fireplace, slate hearth and inset gas fire.
• The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units. Beech work surfaces incorporate a ceramic sink with a water filter tap. Appliances include integral Siemens dishwasher and Rangemaster cooker (extractor fan above). There are Italian floor tiles and a door to the side.
• The adjoining utility room has wall and base units, and work surfaces incorporating a 1½ sink. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Side door leads to the garden.
• The master bedroom is located on the first floor and features a bay window and an accompanying en suite with shower facilities.
• There are three further double bedrooms to the first floor, one of which includes en suite shower facilities.
• The well appointed family bathroom with Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware, comprises a bath with separate shower attachment, shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C. and heated towel rail.
• The second floor provides an additional bathroom and two double bedrooms, with one featuring a balcony.
• The property is approached over a shingle driveway providing extensive parking, which leads to the detached triple garage with electric remote controlled roller doors, power and light connected. It also provides access to the versatile studio on the first floor, offering the potential to be converted into an annexe (subject to the necessary planning consents). The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with an established border providing a degree of privacy.
• The attractive south-west facing rear garden comprises two paved terraces, ideal for al fresco entertaining with an adjoining lawn featuring a pond. The garden is well stocked with a range of mature trees, herbaceous beds and hedging, and in total amounts to about 0.55 of an acre.

Square Footage: 3,273 sq ft
Acreage: 0.55 Acres

Directions

From Sevenoaks, proceed in an easterly direction on the A25 through Seal village, Borough Green and St Mary's Platt. At the traffic lights at the end of this road turn right onto London Road continue to follow the road for about 3 miles where Norwood House can be found on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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