Type: Detached House
GUIDE PRICE £875,000
Property Description: Guide Price £875,000 - £900,000. This wonderful four bedroom period family home is set within a picturesque hamlet in the wonderful North Downs countryside. The popular village of Lenham, with its schools and train station, is less than two miles away and there are excellent links for commuters with both the M2 and M20 within easy reach. The double-fronted detached property has a welcoming entrance porch which leads to the ground floor accommodation. With some parts of the home dating back to the sixteenth century, there is plenty of charm and character with wooden latch doors and exposed wooden beams throughout with the living room, which sits at the front of the property, also showcasing a feature inglenook fireplace with a logburner. This spacious room is the perfect spot to relax in with space for a generous suite of furniture. A door leads to a study, which is ideal location for those who need to work from home and which also has a useful storage cupboard. The kitchen/breakfast room is also found at the front of the property and provides a wonderful space for informal meals. The kitchen is in a crisp, white shaker style with an excellent range of both wall and base units. There is an eye-level double oven and ceramic hob. To the rear of the ground floor, is a separate dining room, which can easily accommodate an eight-seater dining table for memorable family dinners. The orangery flows from the dining room and is wonderfully lit by a stunning lantern roof. Triple access windows provide panoramic views of the garden with the patio doors providing easy access to the outside. With its generous proportions, this room is a versatile space to meet the needs of modern living. A rear hallway provides access to the stairs and the family shower room. There is also a utility room which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a useful sink and a door leading out to the patio. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, two of which have built-in storage. A family bathroom, which has a bath and a separate shower cubicle, completes the accommodation.
Outside: The property has a substantial private driveway, with parking for several vehicles, which is approached through an electric gate and leads to a double, detached garage. There is family room above the garage, which has power and lighting and lends scope to being converted to a fully equipped annexe. A personnel door at the rear of the garage provide easy access to the garden. The front garden is bordered by a pretty hedgerow with a gate and pathway leading to property. The rear garden covers a generous plot and is laid mostly to lawn. Established trees provide privacy and there is a split-level patio area to enjoy alfresco dining from. A summerhouse creates a charming focal point and the perfect retreat in enjoy a morning coffee in. There is also a shed and log store.
Location: Lenham is a quaint and popular market village in Kent, originally mentioned in the Doomsday Book and is situated on the southern edge of the North Downs, halfway between Maidstone and Ashford, just off the A20. The centre of the village is a picturesque square and includes its own bakery, post office and bank along with variety of other shops. There are two pubs, one of which is a hotel, a restaurant and tea room. It also has a local Primary and Swadelands Secondary School. Events are held throughout the year including a regular monthly Country Market and there are various clubs for the young and old, including Youth Club, local Guides troupe, Bowles Club and Morris Dancing. Lenham has its own railway station which is on the Ashford to London Victoria line, via Maidstone East.
Directions: www.google.co.uk/maps - ME17 2EU
Council Tax: To check council tax for this property, please refer to www.gov.uk/council-tax-bands
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council & Kent County Council
Services: Oil fired heating, mains water, electricity and private drainage.
Tenure: This property is freehold and is sold with vacant possession upon completion.
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