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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Pluckley Road, Smarden, Ashford, TN27

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Just 3 miles to Pluckley Station with connecting trains to London
  • South facing garden
  • Planning permission for double open car barn (lapsed)
  • 3 bedrooms & 2 reception rooms
  • Excellent living space
  • Ground floor shower room & 1st floor bathroom
  • Double aspect, L-shaped sitting / dining room with log burning stove

Full description

This detached coach house is believed to date back to 1864 and is situated in the exceptionally picturesque village of Smarden on the edge of a Conservation area. Formerly the stables of The Rectory, this attractive property has a pretty Kentish style Ragstone frontage and leaded light windows. The double aspect sitting room/dining room is L-shaped with a beautiful, tiled fireplace with stove and exposed beams. The country style kitchen has plenty of worktops and units with space for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Also to the ground floor are a fully tiled shower room and separate utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. French doors lead from the large reception hall to the garden. There is an additional reception room on the ground floor with its own door to the garden - which has previously been used as an additional bedroom. This versatile space has potential to add an en-suite or keep it as an additional reception room. Upstairs are three bedrooms, two of which are doubles and a family bathroom.
Council Tax
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Local Authority
Smarden parish. Ashford Borough Council 01233 331111. Kent County Council 08458 247247
Gas central heating, mains water, drainage and electricity.
Method of sale
This property is Freehold and is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.
This property is excellently located to Smarden village and all that there is to offer. Smarden has a thriving village Post Office and Stores, Butchers, an Art Gallery, Parish Council and three "family catering" Public Houses; The Chequers (which is just 0.3 miles), The Flying Horse and The Bell. St Michaels is a beautiful, historic church where the Church of England parish have services every week. It is just 0.3 miles to Smarden Primary School which has been given "good" on their most recent Ofsted report. For commuters, Pluckley Station is just 3 miles away with connecting trains to either London Charing Cross or to St Pancras via Ashford International. Ashford International operates the High Speed Service to Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International and St Pancras International in just 38 minutes or just over an 1 hour from Pluckley. Headcorn station is easily accessible also with services to Charing Cross or St Pancras in just over an hour.
The property is approached over a shared tarmac driveway that gives access to a gravelled, off road parking bay for two cars. The south facing garden has been newly fenced and safely enclosed for a young family or pets. There is a paved entertaining area, two garden sheds and an outside tap. The beautiful oak tree has a TPO and offers welcome shade in the summer months. In addition full planning permission was previously granted for a double open car barn which has now lapsed.

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07 October 2016

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