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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashford Road, Maidstone ME14

Guide Price £500,000

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** GUIDE PRICE £500,000 - £525,00 ** We are delighted to offer the totally unique Tollgate Cottage for sale, believed to have been built in the 18th Century, substantially extended in the 19th Century and beautifully refurbished by the present owner over the last seven years creating this exquisite and charming home. Tollgate Cottage is registered as an official Toll House on a Turnpike Road, which were designated by an act of Parliment to collect toll for the maintenance of principle road particularly during the 18th Century. During the present owners occupation the property has been transformed creating additional living space for a growing family, cleverly combining the benefits of modern living with charm and character of a period home. The highly adaptable accommodation is arranged on three floors and extends in all to 1600 square feet with the added benefit gas fired central heating by radiators with a one year old boiler and UPVC replacement double glazing.

Solid oak entrance door, glazed panel. Oak flooring. Double radiator.

White contemporary suite with chromium plated fittings comprising: Twin shower cubicle with glass door and screen. Thermostatic mixer with rain forest shower head. Hand basin with chromium mixer tap, vanity unit beneath. Low level W.C. Chromium plated heated towel rail. Window to side. Recess spot lighting. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Wood laminate flooring.

15' 0'' x 13' 5'' (4.57m x 4.09m)
Timber frame with exposed beams and vaulted ceiling, featuring floor to ceiling glass both front and rear creating a wonderful light and airy room, featuring under floor heating with oak flooring.

21' 7'' x 11' 0'' (Max) (6.57m x 3.35m)
With oak flooring. Double radiator. Door to side. Trap door to cellar. Built-in utility store, currently housing fridge/freezer and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Shelving with recess spot lighting. Staircase to first floor with Georgian hand rail. Exposed brick work and ragstone.

9' 6'' x 9' 3'' (2.89m x 2.82m)
Delightfully fitted with white gloss door and drawer fronts with escutcheon fittings and solid oak block worktops with ceramic tiled splashbacks. White enamel sink with brushed chrome mixer tap. Integrated Zanussi four burner gas hob with concealed extractor hood above and oven beneath. Space for slimline dishwasher. Two carousel corner unit. Deep drawers and soft close doors. Oak flooring. Recess low voltage lighting. Window and stable door to garden. Double radiator.

12' 1'' x 11' 9'' (3.68m x 3.58m)
Beautifully cosy room with exposed ceiling timbers and exposed ragstone with red brickwork. Fitted wood burning stove. Radiator. Window to front affording a southern aspect. Display niche. Two wall light points. Door to entrance porch with original front door. Double aspect windows, currently used as a wood store.


12' 3'' x 12' 2'' (3.73m x 3.71m)
With radiator. Stone steps. Good head height. To new consumer units. electric meters. Exposed ragstone.


Built-in store cupboard with further built-in cupboard housing Worcester gas fired combination boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water throughout. recessed spot lighting.

13' 0'' x 10' 0'' (3.96m x 3.05m)
Access to roof space. cast iron Victorian fireplace with raised hearth. Window to front affording a southern aspect. Double radiator.

10' 10'' x 9' 2'' (3.30m x 2.79m)
Window to side affording a western aspect. Double radiator. Some head height restriction at the extremities.

12' 9'' x 7' 10'' (3.88m x 2.39m)
Window to front, southern aspect. Double radiator.

9' 2'' x 7' 7'' (2.79m x 2.31m)
Window to side, western aspect. Recessed low voltage lighting. Timber panelled ceiling. Head height restriction at the extremities. Double radiator.

White contemporary suite with chromium plated fittings comprising: Panelle bath with chromium mixer tap and hand shower. Tiled splashbacks. Vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap, double cupboard beneath. Low level W.C. with concealed cistern. Mosaic tile effect flooring. Chromium plated heated towel rail. Window to rear and velux window. recessed low voltage lighting. Shaver point.

The property is approached by a driveway which leads from ground road level up to the property, passing the OPEN CART BARN GARAGE (18'6 x 17'5) Oak framed to the front which incorporates a secure garden store with electric light and power and alarm. Outside lighting and tap. To the front of the property there is a 124ft road frontage with ragstone retaining walls and terraced beds and shrubs and trees. Additional gravel parking area. Adjacent to the house there is a flat lawned area with shrubs. The northern boundary to the plot is formed a mature hedge.

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