Tel: 01233 629 629
30 North Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8JR
Guide Price: £850,000 - £900,000. This truly charming Grade II listed Georgian house is a hidden gem at the end of a semi rural, peaceful lane with far reaching views to the front and rear. Situated in an exclusive part of Old Kennington' within earshot of the church bells of St Marys; the property is believed to date back to 1743 and retains immense charm and character yet offers comfortable, spacious living accommodation which perfectly meets the demands of a busy family lifestyle. A welcoming entrance hall opens into a double fronted layout typical of this era. The stunning dining room has wide solid oak floor boarding and an inglenook fireplace housing a newly installed log burner. The dual aspect, elegant living room also features an inglenook fireplace and beautiful exposed beams. The well fitted farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room has integrated appliances and stretches across the back of the property. There is plenty of space for a table and chairs, ideal for relaxed, casual dining. In addition, there is a utility/shower room with plumbing for a washing machine. Completing the ground floor is a wonderful triple aspect games room with a vaulted ceiling and double doors opening to a side courtyard. This would make the perfect work from home space with an abundance of natural light and glorious views overlooking the garden. On the first floor there is a master suite with a spacious, well fitted dressing room and two further double bedrooms. There is a family bathroom with a white suite and a separate shower room with a luxurious rainfall shower. On the second floor there are two double bedrooms, the first leading to the second room creating a wonderful play area for children.
Ball Lane is a quiet and peaceful road in Old Kennington' which has long been regarded as one of the most exclusive and sought after roads in Ashford. The property is conveniently positioned for commuters with easy access to both junctions 9 and 10 of the M20. Ashford International train station is approximately 2.7 miles away and offers high speed services to London St Pancras in just 38 minutes; Eurostar services are also available taking you to destinations such as Paris, Lille and Brussels. There are a fantastic choice of good standing schools all within easy reach. Kennington has an array of amenities and leisure facilities including local shops, supermarkets, restaurants, takeaway outlets, hairdressers, beauticians, garden centres and health clubs. The historic Eastwell Manor is nearby with a Champneys spa and golf course. The newly opened Conningbrook Lakes Country Park offers a variety of leisure and water based activities for all the family. With the North Downs providing a stunning backdrop there are many beautiful walks to be had with areas of natural beauty right on your doorstep.
Outside the property is approached over a gravel driveway. The double garage has power and light with a personal door at the rear into the gardens. The exceptionally pretty and established gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with tremendously well stocked, colourful borders including a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and plants. There is a private paved, relaxing area to the rear with uninterrupted countryside views, the perfect spot to sit and relax with a cup of tea and breathe in the fresh air. A running stream at the bottom of the garden defines the boundary and beautifully enhances the peace and tranquility of this superb plot and its surroundings. A barked area creates a wonderful space for the children to play. The side garden features a block paved courtyard, there are two outside taps, a side gate with pedestrian access and a summerhouse. The double garage has lapsed planning permission for a first floor studio should the new owners require auxiliary accommodation.
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