A rare opportunity to purchase an immaculately presented five double bedroom detached country farmhouse with five versatile reception rooms spanning 4157 sq.ft. over two floors. The farmhouse offers an abundance of character and charm throughout, yet with a modern edge and is set within approx. 1.17 acres of grounds surrounded by open farmland with far reaching countryside views. Within the grounds there is a detached double garage with a room above and ample off road parking. The property is set on the fringes of the town and only a short drive to the high street and mainline railway station. The property further benefits from additional farmland available to purchase by separate negotiations extending up to approx. 23 acres.
THE PROPERTY:The front door opens into an entrance hall with doors to the ground floor accommodation comprising; study, utility room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining hall, sitting room with underfloor heating, garden room, games room and a family room. There are two separate cloakrooms and two separate staircases to the first floor landing. The kitchen/breakfast room is a real feature of the property with an open plan layout spanning the whole width of the farmhouse on the east wing. It enjoys a sunny morning aspect with a set of double doors opening to the rear patio with far reaching views beyond over open farmland. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of wall, base and drawer units with a double ceramic sink set into the worktop and an integrated four oven Aga with two hot plates and four ring gas hob. There is an integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. There is plenty of further versatile space with the current layout incorporating a breakfast area and snug to the far end. The utility room has a further range of base and drawer units with a ceramic sink set into the worktop and an integrated electric double oven, fridge and freezer with space for a washing machine. The sitting room and family room have open fireplaces with wood burners inset and the games room has a feature open fireplace. The sitting room and garden room both have double doors opening to a pretty enclosed side garden and there is a central dining hall.
On the first floor landing are doors to five double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate shower room. The master bedroom has a rear aspect with two large built in wardrobes and benefits from a luxury en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating and a separate shower cubicle. Bedroom two has a double aspect to the rear and side with ample room for freestanding wardrobes. Bedroom three has a front aspect and a built in wardrobe. Bedroom four has a side aspect and again plenty of room for freestanding wardrobes. Bedroom five is the smallest of the double rooms and has a side aspect. The family bathroom has a white suite comprising low level wc, freestanding bathtub and a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit. There is also a separate shower cubicle to one corner.
GARDENS & GROUNDS: The property is accessed from the Maidstone Road onto a private driveway. The driveway leads up to a detached double garage and amalgamates onto a gravelled drive which continues to the front of the farmhouse with a turning circle. The house and gardens sit well back from the road within approx. 1.17 acres. The grounds comprise formal landscaped mature gardens which are area mainly laid to lawn. There are mature trees and well stocked flower boarders predominately to the north boundary incorporating a vegetable garden. There is a decked seating area with a timber gazebo overlooking the garden and beyond over open farmland. There is a courtyard garden abutting the west wing of the property and a patio seating area to the east wing with doors the kitchen/breakfast room. The property borders agricultural farm land which is available to purchase at separate negotiations up to approx. 23 acres.
Services: Mains gas fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply with private drainage services connected but not tested
Local authority: Maidstone Borough Council
Council tax: Band G
EPC: D (56)
VIEWING: To confirm directions and book your viewing strictly by appointment only with the agents call: Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325.
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