Tel: 01622 686 686
78 Bank Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1SJ
This stunning and executive detached house is in a prime location and would make the perfect family home. The spacious and flexible accommodation comprises six bedrooms, five reception rooms and four bathrooms. As you enter into the vast entrance hallway you instantly feel the grandeur of this remarkable house, the hallway has stairs leading to the fabulous galleried landing and has a useful storage cupboard under the stairs. It gives access to the study, the sitting room with gas fire, the play room and the dining room all of which are a fantastic size. The dining room then gives access to the living room and the Poggenpohl kitchen with a comprehensive range of modern fitted kitchen units with granite work surfaces, an inset sink with drainer, an integrated Miele double oven, and a gas hob with extractor hood above. There is a centre island with granite work surface, an integrated dishwasher, an integrated freezer and Amtico tiled flooring throughout. The kitchen has access to the rear garden and flows through to the utility room with further fitted kitchen units, work surfaces, space and plumbing for a washing machine, a tumble dryer, and an American style fridge/freezer, and an inset sink with drainer, The utility room also has access to the rear garden and living room with stunning Acacia wood flooring. To the first floor the stunning wraparound galleried landing gives access to each of the six bedrooms and the family bathroom comprising panelled bath with shower over, WC, his and hers wash hand basins, tiled walls and flooring and a heated towel rail. The master bedroom is a wonderful size and benefits from built in wardrobes and a luxury en-suite bathroom consisting of panelled bath with mixer taps, a seperate shower cubicle, his and hers wash hand basins, WC, marble tiled walls, granite flooring, and heated towel rails. There are five further double bedrooms, one with built in wardrobes and two further en-suite bathrooms.
The property is situated in Loose which sits about 3 miles to the south of Maidstone. Tucked away in the picturesque conservation valley this peaceful village has a wealth of history and a vibrant community spirit. There is a country pub and many lovely walks in the surrounding area, ideal for dog walkers. There is also a post office and a parade of shops including a Sainsburys local all within less than a mile. One of the benefits of Loose is that you are only a short drive from Maidstone town centre, which offers fantastic transport links and a superb array of shops, farmers markets, boutique stores, supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs. The property is within walking distance of Loose primary school which has an 'outstanding' Ofsted rating. Maidstone has grammar schools for both boys and girls and there are some popular independent schools in the area including Linton Park (SIS rated outstanding 2016) and Sutton Valence preparatory school (ISI rated excellent 2013).
To the front of the property there is a driveway providing off road parking for four cars which leads to the detached double garage with electric up and over door, power and light. There is a personal door to the rear and the pitched roof has been boarded to provide additional storage. There is a magical walkway leading to the entrance of the property with a path meandering around and over the fish pond and a beautiful wisteria trailing over a pergola. There is also a decked area to the front as well and an abundance of mature plants and shrubs. The attractive rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with hedges around the boundary offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a wonderful, large decking area surrounded by decorative planters and shrubs making a fantastic outside entertaining area. This is ideal for barbecues or sitting around a fire pit. The decked area also gives access to the stunning indoor heated swimming pool measuring 10m x 3.5m with depth ranging from 1m to 1.8m. The pool house is an attractive wooden building built by Origin Leisure with glazed double doors to the front and windows to the side. The surround of the pool has anti-slip rubber flooring and the rest is tiled with plenty of space around the pool for loungers. There is a Jacuzzi, a purpose built bar, and a changing room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. There is a fully functional pump station within the building running off a separate boiler. The current owners have a maintenance plan in place which is considered to be excellent value and the pool benefits from a fitted cover.
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