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  • Central village location
  • Thriving village community
  • Walk to MLS
  • Circa 0.6 acre gardens


Detached family home offering versatile accommodation with scope for modernisation set amid circa 0.6 acres in a central village location within walking distance to commuter links *NO ONWARD CHAIN* Steppe House was formerly the village doctor's surgery and originally constructed in circa 1720 and latterly extended in the 1950s. It is being sold with no onward chain. The property offers accommodation set across two floors with mostly good ceiling heights throughout. There is potential, subject to reconfiguration and planning permission, to create internal ancillary accommodation suitable for multi-generational living. Outside the property is accompanied by a sizeable garden which is a real bonus considering the central village location. The garden extends to circa 0.6 acres and is fully enclosed offering peace of mind for parents and pet owners. There is a timber framed summerhouse, greenhouse, fish pond and small brick outbuilding as well as a double length garage to the side of the property with manual opening wooden doors. FEATURES - Entrance hall with oak flooring, staircase and traditional style oak doors - Spacious sitting room with stone surround fireplace, ceiling beams, French doors opening onto the rear terrace, door to - Dining room with window overlooking the garden, door to - Kitchen fitted with traditional base and wall units, granite effect work surfaces, Belfast sink, integrated gas hob, eye level double oven with space for microwave. Space for fridge freezer - Utility room with storage units, space for washing machine and modern stable door to rear garden - Family snug with open fireplace and window with views to the front - Reception room which was previously used as a home office, leading to a further reception room which was formally the entrance to the doctor's surgery - Second utility room with storage units, work surfaces and space for freestanding cooker - Cloakroom with WC and corner basin located adjacent to the second utility area - Spacious first floor landing with double built in wardrobe/storage cupboard - Master bedroom with views over the garden, en suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and pedestal basin - Three further double bedrooms, two with built in wardrobes - Spacious family bathroom with bath, WC and pedestal basin with scope to add a separate shower cubicle - Gardens of circa 0.6 acres mainly laid to lawn with areas of seasonal planting, mature trees and shrubs, fully enclosed by mature hedging - Off road parking for a few vehicles adjacent to a double length garage with manual opening doors and additional side door opening onto the garden SITUATION Steppe House is set in a central village location within very easy walking distance of village amenities and mainline station. 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 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 in Goudhurst, Dulwich Preparatory in Cranbrook and Mascalls Academy in Paddock Wood. Marden is also in the catchment for the highly regarded grammar schools in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. Nearby Marden Station provides frequent commuter services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street with journey times from under an hour, as well as services to Ashford International for connections to the high-speed trains to London St. Pancras. The M20 gives access to the ports and the Channel Tunnel, as well as the M25 to access Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports. Marden Station 0.5 miles Maidstone 7.5 miles M20 10 miles London 41 miles (All distances are approximate) VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000 PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains gas, water, mains drainage and electric. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council - Council Tax band: G (2022/23) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Marden Station turn left and head towards the high street. Continue into Howland Road, passing the farm shop on the right and Steppe House will be found after a short distance on the left.