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Maidstone Road, Marden, TN12

Offers in excess of £1,000,000


5 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: CRA190170


  • Substantial family home
  • Close to mainline station
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Utility room
  • Home office
  • Gym space
  • Swimming pool
  • Double garage


A substantial Victorian residence set amid mature gardens conveniently located within a mile of village amenities and mainline station * No Onward Chain * Mount Pleasant House is an unlisted beautifully presented detached property that was originally built in the Victorian era and sympathetically extended towards the end of the 20th century. Internally the house benefits from well proportioned rooms with high ceilings which provide a light and airy family living space. The accommodation boasts four reception rooms including informal and formal dining spaces, dual aspect drawing room with open fireplace and a separate family room. A sun room with fully glazed ceiling and triple aspects windows is located off the family room and is superbly placed to appreciate sun all through the day. Upstairs there are five bedrooms including a master bedroom with en suite shower room and a family bathroom. The attic space is fully boarded with access via a loft ladder providing additional substantial storage. Subject to any necessary planning consent(s), this could provide scope for additional accommodation. The front garden is enclosed by mature hedging and there is a brick paved driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles with access to the double garage. The gently sloping rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and also bordered by mature hedging. A large paved terrace, which can also be accessed directly from the living room and leads down to the swimming pool, is ideally situated to enjoy the late afternoon and evening sun and provides the perfect spot for outside entertaining. The gardens amount to approximately half an acre in all. An outbuilding to the rear of the property provides the current owners with office space, gym space and garden furniture storage, as well as being fitted with a climate controlled wine store. Subject to any necessary planning consent(s), this outbuilding could provide scope for ancillary accommodation. FEATURES - Storm porch leading to a spacious hall with a solid oak staircase to the first floor - Double aspect drawing room with oak surround open fireplace and French doors to garden terrace - Formal dining room with marble surround gas stove fireplace, ornate picture rails, built in bookshelves and cupboards - Kitchen fitted with painted units under granite worktops, dual fuel range cooker, American style fridge freezer, dishwasher, butler's sink, tiled flooring and under floor heating - Utility room leading through to cloakroom with WC and hand wash basin - Family room with log burner and built in cupboards - Triple aspect sun room with tiled flooring and two sets of French doors for access to the garden - Master bedroom with extensive built in wardrobes and en suite shower room - 4 further bedrooms - 2 with built in wardrobes - Family bathroom with modern white suite, double sinks and power shower over the bath - Outbuilding with climate controlled wine store for approximately 300 bottles, office space, gym space and garden furniture storage area - Heated swimming pool - Double garage with automated doors, loft storage space and rear door access to garden SITUATION Mount Pleasant House is set within a short distance of the village amenities. Marden is a thriving village with a strong community spirit and a rich history demonstrated by an eclectic mix of period properties in the village centre. A good range of local shops include convenience stores, post office, pharmacy, coffee shop and excellent butchers. Further services include the mainline station, primary school, medical centre, dental surgery, the Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels, two Indian Restaurants and Marden Hockey and Cricket Club. Numerous state and private schools in the vicinity catering for children of all ages include Marden Primary School, Sutton Valence Preparatory and Senior Schools, Bethany School at Goudhurst, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, The High Weald Academy at Cranbrook, Mascalls Academy at Paddock Wood and numerous secondary and grammar schools at Maidstone and Tonbridge. Marden Station provides frequent commuter services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street with journey times from under an hour. The M20 gives access to Ashford and the ports and also to the M25 to Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Marden Station 1 mile Maidstone 8 miles M20 9 miles London 42 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating and mains electric. Private drainage. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council - Council Tax band (2019/20): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Agent's Note: Mount Pleasant House has a right of way along the driveway to the right of the property for access to the rear garden.