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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Road, East Farleigh

Withdrawn from Market £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Versatile seven double bedroom detached character family home
  • Farmhouse kitchen with three flexible reception rooms, utility room and a cellar
  • Wealth of character and charm throughout with period features
  • Open aspect secluded rear gardens, separate vegetable garden and chicken enclosure
  • Situated in a semi-rural hamlet only a short drive to a mainline railway station
  • Detached outbuilding incorporating a double garage, single garage, workshop, and office

Full description

An opportunity to purchase a unique Grade II listed detached family home providing up to seven double bedrooms with a wealth of character and charm. Benefitting from a half an acre plot comprising formal landscaped mature gardens, driveway providing ample parking and an extensive detached outbuilding incorporating a double garage, single garage, workshop, bin store, wc and separate office room.

Located within a semi-rural hamlet yet only a short drive to a choice of railway stations and the county town of Kent with major transport links surrounding.

Maidstone Town Centre approx. 2.6 miles I East Farleigh Railway Station a short walk away I M20 approx. 3.8 miles

THE PROPERTY:The main front door opens into an inner hallway with access to the sitting room and drawing room. More commonly used is the side door from the driveway into a small porch leading into the kitchen. The kitchen has a vaulted ceiling with a comprehensive range of farmhouse wall, base and drawer units. There are two ceramic sinks set into the worktop with an integrated electric four ring hob and a dishwasher with a double oven gas fired Aga. There is access to the dining room and a versatile guest bedroom or granny annex to one end with a shower room and wc. The dining room and garden room combine to a large open plan family room offering the flexibility to be used to suit individual needs. The room pulls you into the garden with panoramic views and a set of double doors opening to the rear. There is access to a walk-in larder cupboard and large utility room with stairs to a half landing to the sitting room and drawing room with a further staircase down to the cellar. The utility room has a ceramic sink with space and plumbing for white goods and plenty of room for drying, ironing and storage. There is a door to an overhanging canopy garden terrace. The sitting room and drawing room enjoy southerly aspects and open fireplaces one of which is a large inglenook. The drawing room has doors to a morning room overlooking the secluded side garden with further garden access.

The first floor has a staircase with a half landing providing tiered floors. The first tier has a large double bedroom with fabulous picture windows running the width of the room to one side enjoying open aspect views over the rear garden. There is a central bathroom with a panelled bath, low level wc and wash hand basin set into a worktop with cupboards under. There is a further double bedroom/study again benefitting from picture windows and gardens views.The second bathroom has a freestanding roll top bath tub and a separate shower cubicle with a pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. There is a large linen cupboard on the half landing with stairs to the second tier of the first floor.The second tier has two large double bedrooms with front southerly aspects and a Jack & Jill shower room with wc.

On the second floor are two further double bedrooms with sloping ceilings and side aspects. These attic bedrooms could be used as an ideal teenager floor with one of the bedrooms providing a games room/sitting room subject to individual needs.

GARDENS & GROUNDS:The house and gardens sit within approx. half an acre and comprise formal landscaped mature gardens, driveway providing ample parking and an extensive detached outbuilding incorporating a double garage, single garage, workshop, bin store, wc and separate office room.

The rear gardens are a real feature of the property and provide a gardener’s haven with areas of open lawn interspersed with mature trees and a separate vegetable garden with a chicken enclosure. There are well stocked borders and an ornamental garden pond with multiple secluded seating areas to sit and unwind.

The detached outbuilding again offers plenty to suit individual needs from simple garaging and storage to those who wish to work from home and convert the office space. The single garage and workshop provide useful workspace for aspiring engineers or crafts people.Behind the garaging is a half-acre paddock that the current owners have access to and could potentially be available to new owners. A viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate exactly what is on offer.

Tenure: Freehold
Services: Gas fired central heating with all other mains services connected but not tested
Local authority: Maidstone Borough Council
Council tax: Band G
EPC: N/A Grade II listed

VIEWING:To confirm directions and book your viewing strictly by appointment only with the agents call: Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2017

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