Guide price £850,000
The major portion of a beautifully restored Victorian rectory, sitting high up on Linton Hill, with far reaching views over adjacent countryside South Mullion has been beautifully and sympathetically restored and renovated over the last few years by the current custodians. This unlisted Victorian Rectory, built in 1865 with later additions, retains a wealth of charm, character and original features that befits a house of this era, including high ornate ceilings, decorative fireplaces, wooden shutters and deep set mullion windows. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, bordered by majestic trees including fruit trees and mature hedging. There is a formal rose garden to the side of the property and the wrap around terrace is an ideal spot for outside entertaining and to enjoy the wonderful outlook. FEATURES - Front porch leading through Gothic arched entrance into striking double height galleried reception hall - Elegant drawing room with stunning ornamental fireplace housing a wood burning stove - Kitchen/breakfast room with fitted cabinets and separate utility room with WC and space for appliances - Master bedroom with a good range of fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room - Five further good sized bedrooms with glorious views - two with vaulted ceilings on 2nd floor - Family bathroom and en suite fitted to a high specification with contemporary suites - Double chamber cellar, providing extensive storage space - Double garage furnished with power, light and up and over doors plus parking for several vehicles - Gardens and grounds flanked by and overlooking open countryside of approximately 0.87 acres SITUATION South Mullion sits in an elevated location within the village of Linton in close proximity to the villages of Coxheath and Boughton Monchelsea, within a short drive to Maidstone Town Centre. Main line stations at Staplehurst and Marden are within a 10 minute drive for commuter services to London in just under an hour as well as services to coastal towns. Ashford, which operates a high speed service to St. Pancras and also services to the continent, is on a direct line route from both the aforementioned stations. The M20 gives access to Dover and Folkestone and to the M25 for London and Heathrow/Gatwick airports. Linton is well placed for good schools for all ages within the private and state sectors - Boughton Monchelsea Primary School, Sutton Valence Preparatory and Senior Schools, Dulwich Preparatory School as well as grammar schools in both Maidstone and Tonbridge. Coxheath 1.5miles Maidstone 3.8 miles Marden 4 miles M20 5.5 miles (All distances are approximate) DIRECTIONS From Staplehurst follow the A229 towards Maidstone for approximately 4.5 miles where you will pass the turning for Redwall Lane on your left hand side. Continue for another 400 metres and the entrance to South Mullion will be on your left hand side noted by our for sale board. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains electricity, gas and drainage. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council. - Council Tax band (2018/19): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. AGENT'S NOTE South Mullion retains a 2/3rds ownership of the driveway to which neighbouring properties have a right of way across the top section. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000 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.
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