Offers in excess of £625,000
A beautifully presented attached mews house set in a quiet semi-rural location within a short distance of the village * No onward chain *. The Dower House is one of seven properties within this small collection of mews houses accessed down a no-through road. The accommodation is presented to an exceptionally high standard - you can literally unpack your boxes and move straight in. The front entrance of the property faces onto the communal courtyard and to the rear is a private courtyard garden which can also be accessed from the road leading to the properties. The Dower House has beautiful high ceilings throughout the ground floor with full height sash windows to the front allowing plenty of natural light to flood the rooms, with every room enhanced by attractive ornate cornicing, with wooden flooring to the ground floor. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke gloss white units under quartz worktops. Every part of the space has been utilised to provide as much storage as possible. Integrated appliances include oven, microwave, induction hob, extractor hood, dishwasher and wine cooler, with space for a fridge freezer. The kitchen is open plan to the dining area with dual aspect views over the rear and front courtyards. The ground floor is complimented by a spacious sitting room with gas fire, utility room, WC and understairs cupboard. To the first floor are three bedrooms, en suite to master bedroom, a family bathroom, laundry cupboard and access to the loft from the landing via a pull down ladder. The rear courtyard garden is paved and has stone edged flower beds and a gate to access the lane and garages. There is an additional parcel of garden which is located on the opposite side of the communal courtyard and is for the enjoyment of The Dower House. From here you can also enjoy the surrounding parkland. FEATURES - Spacious entrance hall with stairs to first floor - Sitting Room with double sash windows overlooking the communal courtyard, gas fire - Kitchen fitted with a good compliment of base, wall and full height gloss units, integrated appliances, window overlooking the front and rear courtyards - Utility room with fitted units, stainless steel sink, enclosed washing machine and tumble dryer - Downstairs WC - Master bedroom fitted with full height wardrobes, en suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and vanity basin, tiled flooring - Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes - Additional double bedroom currently used as upstairs snug - Family bathroom with Aqualisa shower over bath, vanity basin and WC, tiled flooring - All bathrooms well appointed with Starck sanitary ware - Fully boarded and lit loft with potential for conversion to provide additional accommodation subject to any necessary planning consent(s) - Rear private courtyard with garden shed - Additional garden adjacent to the surrounding parkland - Garages available for rental SITUATION The Dower House is set on a small exclusive development of mews houses along a no-through road in the village of Staplehurst within a short distance of the village centre. There are a number of local shops and amenities within the historic village centre including a new Sainsburys, Health Centre and dental practices. More comprehensive shopping and amenities can be found in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells. Staplehurst has a good community spirit plus a range of local events, clubs and societies. There is also a primary school and mainline station within the village making The Dower House ideal for families and commuters alike. The property is set in the highly regarded Cranbrook School catchment area. Other notable schools nearby include Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, Sutton Valence Schools and numerous girls' and boys' grammar schools at Maidstone, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Staplehurst mainline station offers services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross with journeys from under an hour, and also serves Ashford International for connections on the high speed service to St. Pancras in just over 37 minutes. The Eurostar to the continent can also be accessed from Ashford. The M20 leads to the coastal ports, Ashford International and the Channel Tunnel terminus, and to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Staplehurst Station 1.3 miles Cranbrook 5 miles M20 14 miles Maidstone 9.6 miles (All distances are approximate) DIRECTIONS From our offices in Cranbrook proceed up Waterloo Road towards the Wilsley Pound roundabout. Take the second exit and continue on the A229 to Staplehurst. On entering the village pass the petrol station on the right and take the next right into Frittenden Road. Passing the cricket and tennis club on the right take the next road on the right sign posted to Iden Croft Herbs. Iden Court Mews are located on the right after a short distance. Please park in front of the first set of garages. Enter through the white gate into the front communal courtyard and The Dower House is round to the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Tenure: Leasehold with a 200 year lease from 1 January 1996. - Service Charge: Currently £1,370 per annum which covers the cost of estate management fees, gardening and general maintenance costs. - Ground Rent: £50 per annum. - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council - Council Tax band (2020/21): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Agent's Note: The garages are available for rental at a reasonable monthly rate.
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