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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Square, Lenham Village

Withdrawn from Market £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 15th Century Grade II* Listed Property
  • Well Maintained Accommodation Over Three Floors
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Bespoke Fitted Kitchen, Bathroom And En suite
  • Beautiful Character Features
  • Picturesque Central Village Location
  • Good Sized Pretty Courtyard
  • Single Garage with Up & Over Door
  • Great Communications To Surrounding Areas
  • On The North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Set in the heart of the picturesque medieval market village of Lenham this Grade II* Listed property has been lovingly maintained by the current owner. The original hall house building, thought to date back to the mid 15th Century has been divided into three dwellings. There are a wealth of character features including a dragon beam and original stone & brick inglenook fireplace in the dining room, a further inglenook with wood burner in the sitting room and exposed timbers throughout. This lovely 15th century property enjoys generous living accommodation and a cellar. There are stunning views to the church, manor house, glorious Kent countryside and Lenham square from most of the windows.

The medieval village of Lenham and civil parish in Kent is situated on the southern edge of the North Downs halfway between Maidstone and Ashford. This picturesque village includes shops, post office, community centre, public houses, restaurant, schooling, doctor's surgery, a local supermarket, a beautiful Grade I Listed ragstone and flint church and Glebe Pond ( a source of the river Stour). There are an abundance of footpaths over picturesque countryside through the North Downs and the Pilgrims Way, many of which commence from the church yard opposite. There is also a Mainline Station approximately 0.6 miles away and bus stops giving a direct service to Maidstone and Ashford including a stop to the William Harvey hospital in Ashford.
 

ENTRANCE HALL: Wood and glazed front door, exposed floor boards, radiator, stairs to first floor, door to: 

DINING ROOM: Double aspect sash windows to front and side, polished floor boards. Period inglenook fireplace with original stone surround. Exposed timbers with a Dragon beam. Radiator. Step down to: 

SITTING ROOM: Sash window to side with views of Lenham church and the manor house. Fitted carpet. Period inglenook fireplace with wood burner and Bressamer Beam. Radiator. Ledge and braced door to: 

INNER LOBBY: Natural clay and sealed floor tiles. Access to cellar and kitchen. 

CELLAR: Stairs down to cellar with stone and brick walls. Mainly used for storage & wine. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Bespoke fitted kitchen with a range of wooden base units and matching wall cupboards with granite work surfaces incorporating ceramic sink and mixer taps, a full height larder unit, built in SIEMANS applicances including a fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Window overlooking courtyard. Natural clay and sealed floor tiles. There is a LACANCHE electric double oven with grills and a 5 - ring gas burner with extractor fan over. Radiator. Breakfast area: natural clay and sealed floor tiles, door leading to courtyard.  

LANDING: A beautiful place to sit and enjoy your newspaper first thing in the morning, whilst drinking a cup of tea and taking in the sunshine that streams through the window. Leaded light window to rear, brick fireplace, radiator, exposed beams and polished floor boards.  

BEDROOM ONE: Double aspect sash windows with window seats. Exposed timbers. Fitted carpet. Inset ceiling lights. Radiator. Views over The Square and Lenham church.  

EN SUITE BATHROOM: White suite comprising oval bath with side taps, wash hand basin, w.c., shower cubicle. Fitted carpet and tiled walls. Radiator. 

BATHROOM: Sash window to rear, offering fine views over the countryside, of Lenham church and the manor house. Suite comprising roll top bath with side taps, wash hand basin, w.c. with high level cistern and shower cubicle. Storage cupboard and half level wood panelled walls. Radiator. 

SECOND FLOOR: Fitted carpeted staircase leading to: 

BEDROOM TWO: Sash window to the front with views over The Square. Fireplace, sloping ceiling, carpet. Radiator. Large walk in wardrobe with slatted shelving. 

BEDROOM THREE: Sash window to side with views to Lenham church, countryside and manor house. Fitted carpet. Sloping ceiling. Radiator. Large walk in wardrobe with slatted shelving.  

COURTYARD: A good sized brick paved area with original (covered) well. There is access to Wickham Place and The Square.  

GARAGE: Single garage built with block and clad weather boarding under a peg tile roof with an electrically operated up and over door and with a power point.  

COMMUNICATIONS: There are excellent rail and road links such as the A20, M20, M25 which provide access to surrounding areas including the popular Historic city of Canterbury which offers a wide range of tourist attractions, shopping, educational and recreational facilities. The mainline station in Lenham offers frequent trains to London Victoria in approximately 74 minutes and to the Ashford International Station in 17 minutes which provides the High Speed railway to London St. Pancras in 37 minutes and further afield to Brussels or Paris in under two hours with the Eurostar.  

SERVICES Water, Gas, Electric, BT and Mains Drainage.  

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21 July 2016

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