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PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Spacious and Elegant Grade II Listed House
  • Accommodation arranged over three floors
  • 5/6 Double Bedrooms
  • Many classic original features
  • Detached 1000 sq ft Barn suitable for Home Office or Annexe
  • Situated in the heart of this popular historic village
  • Close to village amenities

THE PROPERTY

A handsome grade II listed 6-bedroom late Georgian house providing spacious and elegant accommodation, together with a detached 1,000 sq. ft. barn suitable for home office or annexe. Reception Hall, Cloakroom/Pantry, Drawing Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Extensive Cellar, Conservatory, Double Aspect Sitting Room, Rear Lobby, Cloakroom, Dining Room, Double Master Bedroom, Spacious Office/Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, 4 further Double Bedrooms (one that is currently used as an Office), Family Bathroom, Boot Room, Garden, Detached two-storey Barn - Ground Floor: Garage, Kitchenette, 2 Rooms off with toilet. First Floor: 2 Double Aspect Rooms one with Mezzanine area over. DESCRIPTION The Coach House is a handsome Grade II listed 18th Century village house with a classical symmetrical main elevation of flemish bond mellow brick and wide sash windows all under a tiled roof. ACCOMMODATION Panelled entrance door with glazed fanlight over opens to Reception Hall with stairs to first floor. Cloakroom/Pantry. Drawing Room with sash window to front. Sealed fireplace. Kitchen/Breakfast Room with tiled work surface area. Range of cupboards and drawers. Siemens oven with 4 ring gas hob over. Plumbing and space for dishwasher. Extensive Cellar comprising 5 rooms, with power and light. Currently used as workshop and for storage. Brick flooring. Conservatory with quarry tiled floor. Glazed double doors to garden. Double aspect Sitting Room with wood burner to brick fireplace. Parquet flooring. Rear Lobby with cupboard, walk in larder. Cloakroom. Dining Room with sash window to front, boarded floor. Fireplace with wooden surround and cast-iron insert. Cupboard to one side. Panelled walls with dado rail. First Floor approached by elegant easy rising single flight of stairs with mahogany handrail to Landing with sash window to front. Double Bedroom with sash window to front. Panelling with fireplace flanked by cupboards, with "secret door" to Spacious Office/Bedroom with open timber screen. En Suite Bathroom. Double aspect Bedroom with door to office and bathroom, built in double airing cupboard to side of fireplace. Double Master Bedroom with sash window. Fireplace with large mantle and metal insert, and door to Inner Landing with Family Bathroom. Boot Room with sink and small work surface area. Part glazed external door to green space and to countryside beyond. Second Floor approached by single flight of stairs with half landing leading to Landing with eaves cupboard and extensive walk-in storage area. Panelled Double Bedroom overlooking churchyard. Large Bedroom currently used as office. Sash window with attractive outlook over High Street and village. Access to eaves. GARDEN Attractive ragstone and brick walled garden mainly laid to lawn with variety of shrubs and plants to borders. Brick terrace. Gate to High Street. Gardener's WC. BARN Detached two-storey barn with brick elevations under a tiled roof. Power, light, water and drainage are connected, with separate gas and electricity meters. Ground Floor: Garage with up-and-over door. Good sized room with concrete flooring; water, power and drainage for kitchenette, washing machine etc.; 2 rooms off with toilet and bathroom plumbing in place; stairs to First Floor: 2 double aspect rooms one with mezzanine area over. The flexible, spacious and elegant family accommodation extends to approximately 5,486 sq. ft., arranged over three floors including well-portioned rooms and many classic period features such as high ceilings, fireplaces, stripped pine doors and a lovely easy rising main suitcase with mahogany hand rail. There is also a substantial cellar with excellent ceiling height throughout. The secluded walled garden offers a wealth of texture. The detached two-storey barn includes a spacious garage, and is suitable for use as a home office or annexe. Historically the house was a merchant's house associated with the neighbouring village shop Adin Coates Grocers & Drapers. The Original painted sign can be seen on the flank wall. The house has had 4 previous owners since it was built in 1792. SITUATION The Coach House is situated in the lee of the parish church right in the heart of this charming and historic village. Step out of the back door, and you are in green space leading to the sports field and countryside beyond. Yalding offers day-to-day facilities with its village store, pubs, post office, doctors' surgery and primary school all within a short walk. Paddock Wood offers a good range of shopping facilities including Waitrose supermarket, as well as the main line station serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. The towns of Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Maidstone all offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the area including primary schools in Yalding, Laddingford and Collier Street. There are grammar schools for boys and girls in Maidstone, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Mascalls at Paddock Wood. Private schools include Sutton Valence, Tonbridge School for Boys, Kent College for girls in Pembury, as well as the Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Grange and Hilden Oaks in Tonbridge. Leisure facilities include direct access to the countryside. Yalding is a popular centre for water sports such as kayaking, with a flourishing Sea Scout troop. There are leisure centres in Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells, and the David Lloyd Health Club in Kings Hill. Golf at Kings Hill, West Malling, Poult Wood in Tonbridge and Weald of Kent at Headcorn. DIRECTIONS By GPS to postcode ME18 6HU Leave the A21 at Pembury and join the A228. Continue for about 6.5 miles, passing The Hop Farm on the left. At the third roundabout take the third exit back onto the A228. After a short distance turn left onto Beltring Road. At the end of the road take a slight left turn onto Lees Road and continue into Yalding village. In the centre of Yalding turn left onto High Street, continue over the bridge into the heart of the village and The Coach House will be found shortly on the right-hand side just before the entrance to the Church. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Gas, Drainage, Electricity & Water. Broadband: FTTP up to 1,000Mbit/s Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council Council Tax band: G Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01892 521700