5 bed Detached House
The Street, Kennington, Ashford
DESCRIPTION A beautifully presented Grade II listed property located in popular Old Kennington. The property has been well maintained by the current owners and features a wealth of period features, comprising inglenook fireplaces, mullion windows and exposed beams, especially in the 16th century part of the property. The ground floor comprises three large reception rooms, two of which have inglenook fireplaces, and the third reception room, currently used as a music room, provides access to the lovely rear garden. The modern kitchen is well fitted with cupboards and granite work surfaces with access to a prep kitchen and adjacent cloakroom. The first floor offers flexible accommodation. The master bedroom full of character, has an lovely modern en suite. There are a further four bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The large mature garden is mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of trees, shrubs and perennials and backs on to playing fields. It is the perfect size for entertaining especially with the outdoor brick built kitchen and pizza oven. The driveway provides ample parking and access to the double garage which has a useful utility room to the rear. It is located in a very popular area with good access to the Ashford International station and the M20.
ENTRANCE PORCH Oak door. Meter cupboard. Door to:
SITTING ROOM Double aspect secondary double glazed windows. Exposed beams. Inglenook fireplace. Radiator. Door to rear garden.
KITCHEN Double aspect double glazed windows. Lovely range of wall and base cupboards with granite work surfaces. Integral five ring hob and Miele double oven - one oven is a duel conventional/ microwave oven. Extractor fan. One and a half bowl inset sink. Recessed lighting. Space for dishwasher. Breakfast bar. Tiled floor. Door to patio. Door to:
KITCHEN PREP ROOM Secondary double glazed window. Range of wall and base cupboards with oval sink and mixer taps. Space for fridge/freezer. Tiled floor. Door to:
CLOAKROOM W.C., wash hand basin. Radiator. Recessed lighting. Tiled floor. Window to front.
DINING ROOM Triple aspect secondary double glazed windows. Mullion window. Inglenook fireplace. Stairs to first floor. Radiator. Double doors to:
MUSIC ROOM Secondary double glazed window. Radiator. Parquet flooring. Double glazed door to patio.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Stained glass window replicated from a 16th century original panel. Exposed beams. Airing cupboard. Radiator.
BEDROOM Secondary double glazed window and mullion window. Wood effect flooring. Walk in storage cupboard. Fireplace recess. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM Secondary double glazed window. White suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin with storage under, bath with mixer taps. Recessed glass shelving.
BEDROOM Secondary double glazed window. Wood effect flooring. Built in wardrobes. Radiator.
BEDROOM/ STUDY Secondary double glazed window. Wood effect flooring. Shelving. Radiator.
BEDROOM Secondary double glazed window. Built in wardrobes with drawers under and a desk. Fireplace recess. Radiator. Carpet.
MASTER BEDROOM Secondary double aspect double glazed windows. Built in wardrobes. Oak flooring. Radiator. Recessed lighting. Door to:
ENSUITE BATHROOM Double glazed window. White suite comprising bath, bidet, W.C., his and hers wash hand basins with Italian marble surface and cupboard under. Heated towel rail. Recessed lighting.
LOCATION Located in the civil parish of Old Kennington, popular for both its local amenities and its ease of access to facilities further afield. Local amenities include a convenience store, post office, St. Mary's church, 4 pubs and several restaurants. Kennington has a lovely community which offers leisure activities including a cricket club, tennis courts, recreation ground, football pitches, hockey club, a community forum and scouts club.
The property is located approximately 2.5 miles from Ashford town centre and the International Station which offers the High Speed service to London St. Pancras in approx. 38 minutes and to the Continent via the Eurostar. Charing mainline station is 6 miles away and offers frequent services to London Victoria in approx. 1hr 20minutes. Ashford also provides a wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities including the Designer Outlet.
The property has the added benefit of excellent road and rail links, such as the A28, M20 and M25 which provide access to local villages and towns including the popular Historic Canterbury, Wye and Dover.
Kennington has a local infant, primary and secondary school as well as an excellent selection of both private and state schools, sixth forms/ colleges and the University of Canterbury all in the area.