5 bed Farm House
Stunning Grade II Listed Home, Opposite Moat Park, Maidstone
A beautiful example of a Grade II Listed timber-framed house, believed to have 16th Century origins. The property is configured as a five bedroom family home and offers beamed walls and ceilings, inglenook fireplaces and a modern ensuite serving the master bedroom. The property sits within a sizeable plot which boasts fine lawns, ragstone flower beds and a gated swimming pool area. The property further benefits from being served by a generous cellar that provides all important storage or an ideal environment in which to store wine.
The wide ranging amenities of Maidstone and the surrounding villages are just a short drive away. This region benefits from excellent schools, with primary and secondary schools within easy reach. Private schools and a choice of grammar schools can all be found in and around Maidstone. Transport links are also very accessible. The nearest motorway junction is found within a few minutes and rail services to the capital can be accessed at nearby Bearsted or alternatively from Headcorn, Marden or Staplehurst. The ever popular Mote Park is close by and affords an ideal location in which to spend time exploring with the family.
MAIN ENTRANCE Period oak door opening into:
ENTRANCE HALL Beamed walls. Floor hatch revealing steps to basement. Dining room to the right, lounge to the left. Fitted Carpet.
LOUNGE Period Windows to front and side. Inglenook fire place with log burner. Beamed walls and ceilings. Radiators. Fitted carpet.
DINING ROOM Period window to front and side. Inglenook fireplace with log burner. Beamed walls and ceilings. Radiators. Fitted carpet.
KITCHEN Period window to rear. Glazed door to garden. Butler-style twin sinks with brass mixer taps inset into a granite work surface. Tiled splash-back. Range of hand-built wooden wall, cupboard and draw base units. Integral dishwasher and washing machine. Gas Aga and additional gas hob with electric oven. Walk in larder. Natural slate floor.
STUDY Period window to side. Glazed door onto garden. Window to side. Beamed walls and ceilings. Ragstone feature wall. Radiators. Fitted carpet.
CELLAR Natural stone steps from entrance hall. Ragstone walls and calved inset shelves. Power and light.
STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR Beamed walls. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Period window to rear. Beamed walls. Large walk in wardrobe/additional storage area. Obscured glass room divide. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
LANDING Ornate iron balustrade. Beamed walls and ceilings. Fitted carpet.
MASTER BEDROOM Period windows to front and side. Beamed walls and ceilings. Built in wardrobes. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
EN-SUITE Period window to side. Beamed walls. Drop in bath tub with stainless steel mixer taps over and separate shower attachment. Close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin with river taps over. Half tiled walls. Radiator/towel rail. Airing cupboard. Tiled Amtico floor.
BEDROOM Period windows to front and rear. Beamed walls and ceilings. Walk in wardrobe. Radiators. Fitted carpet.
FAMILY BATHROOM Period window to side. Freestanding roll top bathtub with brass mixer taps over and hand held shower attachment. Tiled shower enclosure with brass controls and shower head. Oval wash hand basin with stainless steel taps over, set within a wooden freestanding vanity cabinet. Half height tiled walls. Radiator. Wood effect Amtico flooring.
STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR Rope handrail, beamed walls and ceilings. Concealed access hatch to loft space. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Period window to front. Beamed walls. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Period window to front. Beamed walls. Storage cupboard housing water tank. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
GARDENS The home is approached on foot via a gated, natural stone pathway that leads to the main front door. A well manicured lawn exhibits a number of specimen trees and is surrounded by lovingly arranged flower beds and a screen of mature conifer trees. The rear and side gardens display the same theme of care and attention with some note worthy additions in the form of a ragstone walled ornamental pond and a gated swimming pool area.
DRIVEWAY AND PARKING To the side of the property electronically operated gates provide access to a tarmac driveway and ample parking for several vehicles.
DOUBLE GARAGE Window to side. Electronically operated up and over door. Power and light.