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Lower Road, Sutton Valence, Kent, ME17

Offers in excess of £595,000


3 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: CRA200157


  • With 2 bed annexe
  • Village centre location
  • Period cottage
  • Far reaching views
  • Headcorn MLS 4 miles
  • M20 4 miles


A well presented village house with detached annexe offering versatile accommodation in a central location with far reaching views and good rail and road links close by. * No Onward Chain * Prill Cottage is a delightful double fronted period cottage, believed to date from the late 19th century, set in a central village position on The Green. The property benefits from double glazed sash windows throughout along with wooden flooring to all of the ground floor except the utility room creating a practical and attractive home. The accommodation is well presented throughout. There is a double aspect sitting room with views to the front and rear. It also benefits from French doors opening onto the rear raised decked terrace with an open archway into the kitchen/dining room. The dining space also enjoys French doors opening onto the rear terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a good selection of gloss white cabinets under granite work surfaces and benefits from integrated appliances including fridge, dishwasher, gas hob, oven and extractor hood. A breakfast bar extends from the work surface providing space for informal dining. A utility room adjacent to the kitchen provides space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and is fitted with storage units, the boiler and a basin with a window looking out to the front. The first floor comprises a master bedroom with en suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Outside, the rear raised terrace affords outstanding far reaching views across the Weald and offers a good level surface for outside dining and socialising. The property is complemented with a double garage integral to the annexe and private off-road parking for a couple of vehicles. THE ANNEXE A stable door from the kitchen opens into the side passage which provides access to the adjacent two bedroom annexe. The accommodation is arranged on one level and includes a good sized sitting/dining room, two double bedrooms and a separate bathroom. FEATURES - Entrance hall with understairs storage cupboard - Wooden flooring laid throughout the ground floor except the utility room - Dual aspect sitting room with wood burning stove and French doors to terrace - Contemporary fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and integral appliances - Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors to terrace - Utility room with tiled flooring and ground floor WC with corner basin - Dual aspect master bedroom, built in double wardrobe and en suite shower room with vanity basin, WC, chrome towel rail and tiled flooring - Two further double bedrooms, one with built in storage, one with access to loft space - Family bathroom with bath, power shower over the bath, vanity basin, WC, chrome towel rail and tiled flooring - Detached Annexe comprising: entrance hall, open plan lounge/diner, two double bedrooms and bathroom fitted with shower over the bath, vanity basin and WC - Garden including raised decked rear terrace with privacy screening - Double garage with automatic electric up and over door furnished with power and light and private parking SITUATION Prill Cottage is set in a central village location on The Green within the Conservation Area of Sutton Valence, bordering The Greensand Way which gives access to miles of beautiful country walks, connecting all the way through to the south of Ashford. Local shops and amenities are close at hand, including a post office, garage, farm shop and several historic public houses along with the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin and Sutton Valence Castle (English Heritage). Headcorn, a short drive away, offers more shops and amenities including a Sainsburys Local, cafes and restaurants, with Tenterden slightly further afield offering a wider selection of amenities, including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets. The nearest supermarkets to Prill Cottage are about 3 miles away on the Sutton Road towards Maidstone with an ALDI and Morrisons. Notable golf courses in the area include Leeds Castle, The Ridge, Bearsted and Cobtree Manor. Leisure facilities can be found in both Tenterden and Maidstone, with the latter offering seasonal events in Mote Park. Headcorn Station offers services to Cannon Street, London Bridge and Charing Cross with journey times from under the hour as well as servicing Ashford International for connections on the high speed service to London St. Pancras. The M20 gives access to the coastal ports, Channel Tunnel and Ashford International, and also to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Numerous private and state schools in the area include a village primary school with girls' and boys' grammar and secondary schools in Maidstone and Ashford. Prill Cottage is within a few minutes' walk from the highly regarded Sutton Valence Preparatory and Senior Schools. Headcorn Station 4 miles Maidstone 7 miles M20 4 miles Tenterden 13 miles (All distances are approximate) DIRECTIONS From Headcorn proceed north on the A274 for about 3 miles. Just after the petrol station on the right, turn right into South Lane and continue for approximately 0.5 miles. Prill Cottage is located on the left just before you reach the top of South Lane, with parking located at the rear of the property. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Separate gas fired central heating systems to main house and annexe. Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council. - Council Tax band: G (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Viewings strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops.