HOLLINGBOURNE, - 4 Bedroom Semi-Detached

For Sale - £ 550,000


  • Grade II Listed 17th Century Village House
  • Wealth of Exposed Timbers
  • Reception Hallway
  • Drawing Room & Separate Sitting Room
  • Dining Room & Study
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Gardens of 0.37 Acre
  • Garage & Off Road Parking
  • View to Appreciate
A charming grade II listed 17th century village house with gardens of 0.37 acre, garage and off road parking, situated in a prominent position in one of Kent's most picturesque villages.

Foxgrove House boasts an interesting history having, for many years, been the village shop. The property now enjoys extensive yet elegant accommodation arranged over two floors, offering a wealth of character and charm including exposed timbers and feature fireplaces. The generous accommodation comprises a large reception hallway, downstairs cloakroom, sitting room, elegant drawing room with feature fireplace and wood burning stove, dining room with feature fireplace, fitted kitchen and separate utility room, study, four bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room, along with a useful cellar storage area (accessed from outside).

Externally, the property features gardens which extend to 0.37 acre, with a brick paved patio area and large lawned garden with an open outlook over fields. Off road parking is provided by a single detached garage in addition to an off road parking space to the side of the property.

The property is situated in the centre of the village of Hollingbourne, an ancient village nestling on the southern slopes of the North Downs, situated some five miles east of the County town of Maidstone with its vast array of shopping and leisure facilities. Hollingbourne boasts over 100 listed buildings and two conservation areas and a number of sites of special scientific interest. The village enjoys three public houses, one shop with a part-time post office, a hairdressers, an osteopath, several builders as well as other small businesses. There is also a very popular school, a historic church, several active clubs and societies, and local attractions include Leeds Castle and the Wormshill and Bredgar Light Railway. There are also several local hotels, bed and breakfasts and a Caravan Club campsite.

Travel connections are convenient with junction 8 of the M20 motorway approximately one mile away, providing direct access to London and the Kent coast for travel to the continent. Rail services are well supported with a main line railway station in the village, providing access to London Victoria and Ashford International stations, Ashford benefiting from the high speed service to London St Pancras with a journey time of 37 minutes.

Character properties situated in historic settings such as this rarely appear on the open market and we strongly advise interested applicants to make immediate arrangements to view to avoid disappointment.

Accommodation:

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall: 13'2” 11'8” (4.01m x 3.56m)
Sitting Room: 11'10” x 11'4” (3.61m x 3.45m)
Downstairs Cloakroom
Drawing Room: 18'8” x 16'5” (5.69m x 5.00m)
Dining Room: 15'7” x 12'3” narrowing to 9'6” (4.75m x 3.73m narrowing to 2.90m)
Study: 11'10” x 8'9” (3.61m x 2.67m)
Kitchen: 15'9” x 9'3” (4.80m x 2.82m)
Utility Room: 9'7” x 5'5” increasing to 10'2” (2.92m x 1.65m increasing to 3.10m)
Cellar (accessed from outside): 15' x 13'2” (4.57m x 4.01m)

First Floor

First Floor Landing
Master Bedroom: 15' x 12'5” (4.57m x 3.78m)
Bedroom Two: 14'7” x 14' narrowing to 8'2” (4.44m x 4.27m narrowing to 2.49m)
Bedroom 3: 14'5” x 9'3” (4.39m x 2.82m)
Bedroom 4: 12'3” x 8'7” (3.73m x 2.62m)
Bathroom
Shower Room

Exterior

Landscaped gardens of 0.37 acre

Services

Gas Fired Central Heating, Mains Water, Mains Drainage, Mains Electricity.

Council Tax

Band F- Maidstone Borough Council

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