Tel: 01622 686 686
78 Bank Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1SJ
This incredible family home sits on a generous acre plot in the very popular location of Sandling near Maidstone. The well presented accommodation is laid out over 3 floors and comprises entrance hallway with stairs leading to the first floor and access to the ground floor reception rooms. The living room is a fantastic size with a lovely open fireplace; this flows through to the magnificent sun room which extends across the rear of the property and has wonderful skylight windows letting in lots of natural light and bi-fold doors leading to the decking and rear garden. The sun room and kitchen are open plan making it the perfect area to entertain friends or for the family to all gather together. The fully fitted kitchen has a large amount of storage with plenty of base and wall mounted storage units, there is a stunning range cooker, an American style fridge/freezer, an integrated dishwasher and a double sink. The washing machine and tumble dryer are located in the basement which has been converted to a utility room and store. The separate dining room has plenty of space for a large table and chairs or could be used as a playroom, study or home gym. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms and the family bathroom which has a rain shower over the bath. The exquisite master bedroom occupies the entire top floor and has a plush cream carpet, fitted wardrobes, an open plan ensuite with a freestanding bath and a Juliette balcony to enjoy the stunning views the property has to offer. The garage has been converted to a further bedroom with shower room. There is potential to reinstate a kitchen to create a self contained studio apartment.
Sandling is a picturesque suburb to the north of the town of Maidstone, running alongside the River Medway. Within the area is the headquarters of the Kent Wildlife Trust at Tyland Barn as well as the Museum of Kent Life. At Lower Grange Farm there is an adventurous activity and event centre; currently operated by Kent Scouts for young people to learn about and experience the outdoors. Sadnling has excellent transport links with easy access to the A229, A20 and M20 at junction 6. Aylesford train station and all three stations at Maidstone are just over 2 miles away offering links to London and Ashford International where you can join the Eurostar for easy access to the continent. Sandling primary school and St Peters C of E primary school are approximately 1.5 miles away both with a good Ofsted rating. Secondary schools include The Maplesden Noakes Academy with a good Ofsted rating and Maidstone Grammar school for girls which has an excellent Ofsted rating. Maidstone town centre is less than 3 miles away with an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs.
This exceptional plot extends to just over one acre. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with two dug out areas which could be used for a garden pond or allotment area for growing your own fruit and vegetables. There is a lovely decking and seating area, accessed via the sun room which is a fabulous place to entertain family and friends with a summer barbecue or to just sit back and relax after a hard day at work while admiring the stunning countryside views beyond. There is stabling within the grounds for those who wish to use the land for equestrian purposes; alternatively, these could be converted to a workshop or used for storage. A gate leads to the front of the property where there is a large front garden laid to lawn and a shingle driveway with plenty of parking. The garage has been converted to a bedroom with a shower room. There is potential here to add a kitchen and create a self-contained studio apartment which is how it has been used in the past. This would be ideal for families with an older child who wants some independence.
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