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Plantation Lane, Bearsted, Maidstone
Guide Price £675,000

Sold STC
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  • Stunning period cottage
  • Beautiful Garden
  • Original Character Features
  • Owned by the current vendors family for over 70 years
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Garage & Driveway
  • Close to Roseacre & Thurnham School
  • Close to local amenities

*** Guide Price £675,000 - £695,000 *** We are delighted to offer this charming Grade II listed detached period cottage, believed to have been built in the 15th Century, where the present owner resided at the property for 70 years, lovingly maintaining this exquisite home. The architectural features include leaded light windows with ornamental French shutters, lynch gate style entrance porch, cat slide roof to the east and a jetted first floor with exposed timbers beneath a Kent Peg tile roof. Set amidst a lovely well established plot with a long gravel drive leading to a detached garage. At the rear the garden measures 60' x 50' with an extensive patio and loggia gaining the full benefit of the southern aspect. The accommodation is well maintained and heavily beamed with surprisingly large window openings creating a light interior. Arranged on two floors extending in all to just under 1600 square feet with gas fired central heating by radiators.

Original entrance door with iron furniture. Windows to front and side. Quarry tiled floor with solid wood bench seats to both sides. Outside light. half glazed wooden door to;

16' 5'' x 14' 9'' (Max) (5.00m x 4.49m)
Recessed fireplace with open grate and tiled hearth. Four wall light points. Double aspect windows to front and rear. Heavily beamed. Two double radiators. Understairs storage cupboard. Stairs to first floor. Door to:

15' 4'' x 12' 5'' (4.67m x 3.78m)
Fireplace with fitted gas fire and tiled hearth. Three wall light points. Double aspect windows to front and rear. Double radiator. Carpet. Door to rear lobby. Heavily beamed. Door to;

15' 5'' x 7' 8'' (4.70m x 2.34m)
Fitted kitchen with range of high and low level cupboards with white shaker style doors and drawer fronts. Complementing working surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Large built-in larder cupboard with shelving and light. Integrated oven with four burner electric hob and concealed extractor fan over. Dresser unit with drawers and working surface. Space for fridge/freezer. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Double radiator. Vaulted ceiling with roof window. Window to rear and side overlooking rear garden. Door to garden.

White low level WC. Vanity wash hand basin with chromium plated mixer tap. Tiled splashback and cupboard beneath. Window to rear. Radiator. Wall mounted Potterton boiler. Vinyl flooring.

Understairs cupboard. Vinyl flooring. Door to rear garden.


Split staircase with wood panelling and handrail. Wall light.

15' 0'' x 10' 9'' (Into recess) (4.57m x 3.27m)
Double aspect windows to front and rear. Built-in wardrobe with cupboard above. Pedestal wash hand basin. Further small built-in cupboard. Double radiator. Carpet.

13' 0'' x 10' 8'' (3.96m x 3.25m)
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe. Wash hand basin with splashback and storage beneath. Double radiator. Carpet.

13' 0'' x 10' 8'' (3.96m x 3.25m)
Window to rear overlooking rear garden. Built-in wardrobe. Wash hand basin with spalshback and storage beneath. Double radiator. Carpet.

8' 0'' x 7' 0'' (2.44m x 2.13m)
Window to front. Wash hand basin. Double radiator. Carpet. Access to roof space. Built-in cabin bed with cupboard under.

Shower cubicle with Aqualisa thermostatically controlled shower with bi-fold doors. Low level WC. Wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards beneath. Half tiled walls. White heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring. Recessed downlights. Shelving.

The front garden extends to approximately 50' with a gravel drive and pathway leading to the house and brick built garage (18' x 10'7). Ample parking for several vehicles. The lawn is dissected by a pathway leading to the lynch gate style entrance porch. Lawns. Shrubs and trees with specimens including; Lilac, Cherry, Holly, Magnolia and Hibiscus.

The rear garden measures 65' x 53' with fenced boundaries enjoying a southern aspect. Brick paviour patio adjacent to house with pillared partly enclosed loggia gaining the full benefit of the southern aspect. Mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees and shrub borders.

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Plantation Lane Bearsted
Maidstone ME14 4BJ
County: Kent
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00002490
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