Offers Over £750,000
Mill Bank, Headcorn, Ashford, Kent
    5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
     

    Features

    • Beautiful Victorian family home
    • Good size garden
    • Large driveway with ample parking
    • Useful Cellar
    • Grammar School Catchment Areas
    • 10 Minute Walk To The Station
    • Approx. 55 Min Train Journey To London Briidge
    • Abundance Of Period Features
    Description

    This handsome Victorian semi-detached property offers well proportioned 5 bedroomed and 2 reception roomed accommodation arranged over 3 floors. Benefiting from a superb kitchen/breakfast room, incorporating a part timber framed orangery which opens directly onto the rear garden creating an amazing family space. Internally classic Victorian styling is in abundance with bright lofty rooms with high ceilings, sash windows, picture rails and ornate fireplaces, 2 of which are functional and located in the 2 reception rooms; resulting in a home with eye-catching features and great character expected in a property from this era. To the front there is ample off-road parking and turning space for several cars, and mature hedges line most of the boundaries. There is side access leading to the attractive good sized rear garden, which offers an outside terraced adult entertaining/eating space, a hexagonal garden room, and flat lawn with mature hedging, providing areas for children’s play/recreation. Conveniently located towards the outskirts, but still within walking distance of the pretty village of Headcorn which hosts a range of local facilities, including a main line station. Internal viewing is highly recommended.

    Situation

    A short walk from the centre of Headcorn village, which is an historic village at the heart of the Low Weald of Kent. The village is a thriving community with an attractive High Street, a range of local amenities including a independent shops, cafes, restaurants, doctor's surgery, primary and nursery schooling, dentists, public houses, parks, the private airfield at Headcorn Aerodrome, and within a 10 minute walk of the mainline station with services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and Ashford International. Less than 10 miles from the Town of Tenterden which offers comprehensive shopping, schooling and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, and the Kent & East Sussex light railway serving the rural communities. About a 20 minute drive from Leeds Castle, junction 9 of the M20 with links to major road networks, both road and rail links afford catchment for a varied selection of grammar schooling in both Ashford and Maidstone. For leisure there are many local attractions including a number of vineyards, castles and historic woodland walks.

    Directions

    From the centre of Cranbrook proceed down the High Street into Stone Street, and bear left out f the Town, continuing to the Wilsley Pound Roundabout. Continue straight over, and after a short distance turn right towards Frittenden, continuing straight over the small staggered crossroads on the Cranbrook Road continuing onto Frittenden. Continue onto the Headcorn Road, onto Water Lane. At the end turn right onto Moat Road, and at the crossroads/traffic lights turn left onto Mill Bank/A274, whereby the property will be found on the right hand side, identified by our For Sale board.

    Accommodation

    Ground Floor

    Steps up to the wooden framed porch area with tiled floor and entrance door leading into :-

    Entrance Hall :- Spacious, with wooden flooring with inset door mat, staircase rising to the 1st floor split landing, understairs storage cupboard, and doors leading to the :-

    Living Room :- large sash bay window to the front, open fireplace with marble surround and slate hearth, wooden flooring, picture rail, and high ceiling.



    Lounge :- Ornate fireplace with wooden surround, picture rail, high ceiling, double glass doors and windows to the side resulting in an extremely light, but cosy space.

    Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room :- The stunning kitchen is definitely a highlight of the home, fitted with a comprehensive range of high end olive coloured high and low level units incorporating a breakfast bar with solid wood worktop, a butler sink and Rangemaster cooker. Tiled floor with under floor heating. A part timber framed, and glazed orangery adjoining the kitchen creates a perfect family space at the heart of the home, which opens out onto the patio/entertaining area. Doors to:-

    Utility Room :- small step down into utility room, range of basic cupboards and storage areas, spaces and plumbing for a large freestanding fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled floor, 1.5 bowl single drainer and prep area, with a window above overlooking the outside entertaining area.

    Cellar :- wooden steps lead down to the cellar which is split into 3 sections ideal for storage. As there is power and high ceilings this space does have the potential for further development.

    First Floor

    Stairs to 1st floor split Landing; with steps to the left and right.

    To the right, hallway leading to:-

    Bath/Shower Room :- slate floor tiles with underfloor heating. Suite comprising of free standing bath, low level toilet, sink, and large walk in electric shower with part tiled walls. Decorative fireplace, large sash windows to the side, and cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

    Bedroom :- double bedroom, picture rail, high ceilings, ornate fireplace mantel piece, and sash windows to the side.

    From the landing, to the left :-

    Four steps up from the landing, where there is a further small landing with doors leading to :-

    Bedroom :- a double, with 2 large sash windows to the side, picture rail, high ceilings and ornate fireplace.

    Bedroom : - a double with, 2 arched sash window overlooking the front and 1 small window to the side, picture rail, fireplace, and high ceiling,

    Bedroom/Office :- with arched sash window to the front, part glass door and staircase leading to :-

    Second Floor created by a loft conversion completed in 2014, and fully complaint.

    Landing :- Velux window above the stairs, smoke alarm and loft access to header tank. Doors to :-

    Master bedroom :- accessed via 3 steps with a wooden hand rail to the side, 2 Velux windows to front and side and two double glazed dormer windows to the side and rear make this room an extremely light space. Either side of the exposed brick chimney there is storage space on the left space currently used for wardrobes and on the right a light area under the two dormered windows ideal for a dressing table or desk.

    Shower Room – 2 Velux windows to side, tiled floor, sink in vanity unit, low level toilet, corner shower with rain shower head, eaves storage area, heated towel rail.




    Externally :-

    To the front:- There is a large gravel drive with off road parking for several vehicles and a small area of lawn. Mature hedging to front and side with a side access gate leading to the delightful rear garden.

    To the Rear : - The attractive large rear garden is fully enclosed with mature hedging affording privacy and provides a lovely setting. Comprising of a large area laid to lawn, mature bushes, a summer house at the bottom of the garden, and a paved seating area stretching across the entirety of the back of the house, ideal for alfresco entertaining. Attached to the rear of the property there is an outside brick outhouse housing the boiler, and WC with high level cistern and wash hand basin.

    Agents Note:- Maidstone Borough Council Tax, Band E. In line with money laundering regulations (5th directive) all purchasers will be required to allow us to verify their identity and their financial situation in order to proceed.


    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS2005

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