Tel: 01622 686 686
78 Bank Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1SJ
Lychgate is a beautifully designed home, built by the current owners in 2010 on an amazing plot in the sought after village of Sutton Valence. This simply stunning 5/7 bedroom house has to be seen to be believed and enjoys the most breath taking views from the rear. On a clear day you can see as far as the wind farm at Camber Sands, the views are just immense. The house fits just effortlessly in its lovely surroundings and internally has an open contemporary look and feel that is just perfect for modern family living and entertaining. The brilliantly designed interior and high attention to detail is obvious from the moment you step into the house. The beautiful oak wooden staircase sits in the centre of the entrance hallway surrounded by engineered walnut flooring. There is a ground floor WC, dining room to the front, elegant living room, very large open plan kitchen/breakfast room with utility room and conservatory. The open plan space, the living room and the conservatory all have doors opening onto a very large terrace, bringing the outside in and allowing the garden to become an extension of the living space whilst framing those magnificent views. The kitchen is vast with Silestone composite quartz work surfaces, central island with five zone induction hob and pop up extractor system, Jurastone polished stone floor and bi-folding doors. On the first floor there are five generously proportioned bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. There are two further bedrooms in the attic which are currently used as a home cinema and office. The master bedroom has double glazed doors opening onto a beautiful balcony where the view will just take your breath away. The bathroom and both en-suites are fitted with Aqualisa llux remote controls. The integral audio system is fitted to most rooms in the house, extends to the garden and can be operated by your smart phone.
Lychgate is located in the picturesque village of Sutton Valence opposite the beautiful 14th Century St Marys Church. The village is about five miles South East of Maidstone on the A274 road going south to Headcorn and Tenterden and overlooks the Vale of Kent and Weald. The nearest railway station to the village is Headcorn, on the South Eastern main line to the Kent Coast and the Channel Tunnel via Ashford, and to London via Staplehurst, Paddock Wood and Tonbridge. Headcorn to London Bridge station takes about one hour and to Charing Cross, one hour and 10 minutes. The village has a small farm shop with post office and three working pubs. Sutton Valence School is a leading Independence School in the village consisting of a nursery, pre-prep and preparatory school and secondary school with sixth form. The secondary school has part time and full time boarding facilities available. The schools are in two separate locations and runs a minibus service from surrounding villages and a shuttle service between both schools. The village also has its own state primary school and there are excellent grammar schools less than 5 miles away in Maidstone.
To the front of the house is a gated block paved driveway, edged by lawn and borders, high boundary fencing and hedging with outside water supply (hot and cold). There is a double integral garage with door into the hallway. The rear garden has a large paved terrace with access from the kitchen, conservatory and living room. In addition to the patio there is a great decked area to take in those fabulous views. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn, so easy to maintain and has fenced boundaries to the side and the rear. The garden has outside speaker systems, power and water supply. There is also side access to the front.
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