3 bed Detached House
Highfield Lane, Sevington, Ashford, TN24
Guide Price £550,000 - £575,000. A picture perfect, enchanting Kentish cottage under a Kent peg tiled roof with an abundance of character period features. The property sits on a large, landscaped plot extending to just under half an acre and is only half a mile from St Marys Church Sevington. The cottage is grade II listed dating back to 1650 and is now presented as a well looked after, comfortable family home. The double aspect living room has exposed timbers, an inglenook fireplace with a log burner and one of two staircases to the first floor. The country style kitchen/breakfast room extends across the rear of the cottage into a spacious utility room and has a vaulted ceiling and quarry floor tiling. The kitchen has a great range of wall and base units with a ceramic sink, electric hob, electric oven and plumbing for a dishwasher. The utility room offers further storage with plumbing for a washing machine and space for an American fridge. There are stable doors from the kitchen and utility room out to the most picturesque of gardens. The second staircase rises from the dining room into a double bedroom. A front porch and ground floor bathroom completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor there are two further double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and double wardrobe with lighting.
The cottage is approached through a five bar gate onto an extensive shingled driveway. There is an oak framed, double open car barn and adjacent workshop/log store with power and light connected. A covered terrace provides a sheltered, sun trap entertaining area. To the side of the cottage there are timber frames supporting beautiful climbing roses and beyond the main driveway there are a combination of immaculate lawned gardens, herbaceous beds and mature perennials. There are 3 outside taps and external lighting. Immediately in front of the cottage is a small enclosed lawned garden with a mature hedge to the front boundary. Please note approximately 50% of this lawned area is owned by Aviva and there may be an opportunity to buy or rent the land by a prospective buyer.
Near to this property is Sevington Business Park where you will find a selection of superstores. In addition, Willesborough has lots of local shops, restaurants, take aways, beauticians, a doctors' surgery, churches and halls as well as the Town Centre and Train Station not being far away by foot, car or public transport. Sevington is close to Junction 10 of the M20 where you will find a Tesco superstore and the William Harvey Hospital. Ashford International train station operates the High Speed Rail Link which takes you to Ebbsfleet, Stratford and London St Pancras in just 38 minutes. Eurostar has services from Ashford so the continent is closer than you think. Willesborough and Sevington are popular with professionals and families because of its commuter links, location and schools. Countryside walks are on your doorstep with lots of public footpaths across fields. Conningbrook Lakes Country Park also has lovely walks with views and access to the North Downs.
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Ashford Borough Council 01233 331111. Kent County Council 08458 247247
Oil heating, mains water, cesspit drainage and electricity.
Method of Sale
This property is Freehold and is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.