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Colesdane, Stede Hill, Harrietsham, ME17

Guide price £575,000

3 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: CRA170145

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Exclusive development
  • Excellent proportions
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 2 en suite bedrooms
  • Study / bedroom 3
  • Double garage
  • Private terrace
  • Circa 9 acres shared grounds
  • M20 5 miles
  • No onward chain

THE PROPERTY

A well proportioned ground floor apartment with outstanding views amid circa 9 acres of shared park like grounds * No Onward Chain * The Burlington Suite is set on the ground floor of an exclusive purpose built development built just after the millennium. Designed in Georgian style the building displays symmetrical elevations and provides well balanced and proportioned accommodation. Internally, the living space benefits from tall sash windows and lofty ceilings creating a bright and airy atmosphere. The property is well presented throughout with attractive features including decorative coving and ceiling roses, solid oak flooring and an Adam style fireplace in the drawing room. This elegant room is south facing and along with the kitchen, has French doors straight onto part of the terrace which the owners of The Burlington Suite have exclusive use of. From here, there are outstanding views over the gardens and beyond. Colesdane is situated on the site of a former country house and the grounds retain a wealth of established trees and shrubs, creating a secluded setting. There are formal gardens adjacent to the building featuring stone terraces and associated flower beds, clipped hedging and topiary, a croquet lawn and pavilion, ponds and a communal summerhouse. Stone pathways and stairs lead down the gardens to an intriguing tucked away grotto and natural woodland. FEATURES - Reception/dining hall - Drawing room - Kitchen/breakfast room - Utility room - Cloakroom - En suite bedroom & dressing room - En suite bedroom - Study / Bedroom 3 - Private terrace - Double garage en block - Circa 9 acres of shared grounds SITUATION Colesdane is situated on the rural periphery of the ancient village of Harrietsham within the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the south lies the Pilgrims Way, from which there are miles of countryside walks and bridleways. Harrietsham village retains a range of attractive period properties and local amenities include a village store, doctor's surgery, village hall and a public house. It is close to the village of Lenham, with its medieval square, which offers further amenities. Maidstone and Ashford provide comprehensive shopping, restaurants and amenities. There are various schools within the area catering for children of all ages in the private and state sectors including Sutton Valence Junior and Senior Schools and grammar schools at Maidstone and Ashford. The property benefits from excellent communication links with the nearby M20 and railway station. Harrietsham Station provides regular services to London Victoria, Blackfriars and St Pancras with journey times from 1 hour 8 minutes. Alternatively Ashford offers its high speed service to London St Pancras from only 37 minutes. The M20 gives access to Ashford and the ports, Eurotunnel and also to the M25 to Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Harrietsham 1.5 miles M20 5 miles Ashford 11 miles Maidstone 9 miles London 47 miles (All distances are approximate) VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000 PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: LPG Gas central heating system, supplied from a tank in the grounds. Mains water and electricity. Shared private drainage system. - Kitchen - There is a Rangemaster range cooker and an extractor fan, together with a range of integrated appliances - a Smeg fridge-freezer, Bosch microwave and AEG dishwasher. - Owners of The Burlington Suite have exclusive use of the terrace adjoining the property. - Tenure: Leasehold/Share of Freehold - 999 year lease from June 2001. The Freeholder is Colesdane Management Ltd (CML), a company jointly owned by the residents of Colesdane. - Service Charges: The Burlington Suite currently attracts an annual service charge of approximately £7,500 to include a multitude of amenities including exterior decoration, building insurance, Estate administration, maintenance of the buildings, grounds and facilities. Please contact the office for comprehensive details. - Pets: By agreement with CML. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council: Tax band: G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Private Finance Jackson-Stops Private Finance specialises in advising on and arranging competitive mortgages quickly, efficiently and in a stress-free manner. Please contact the office for further information. DIRECTIONS From Maidstone (or the M20 Junction 8) join the A20 (Ashford Road) and travel in a south easterly direction, towards Ashford. Continue for about 4 miles to Harrietsham and turn left into Church Road. After a third of a mile turn left into Stede Hill. Continue up the hill for half a mile, crossing the Pilgrims Way. The entrance to Colesdane will be found on the left hand side. Follow the driveway which leads you directly to the carriage sweep in front of the property.