Lughorse Lane, Yalding
- 4 Bedrooms
- Large double garage with attic space
- 3 receptions
- 4 car parking spaces
- 1,863 sq ft EPC 'D'
Beautifully presented Victorian cottage nestled in a quiet lane on Yalding hill. Accommodation comprising large entrance porch, dining room, sitting room, shaker style fitted kitchen, large utility/cloakroom and study/snug room. To the first floor, four bedrooms and contemporary bath/shower room. An added attraction is the large double garage with stairs to loft space. Four car parking spaces to the rear and pretty walled garden. Viewing a must!
Located on the fringe of Yalding village situated in a quiet country lane approx 1/2 mile to the village centre which offers shopping for everyday needs, with general store and post office, family run pubs and Indian restaurant. Dispensing doctors surgery, Farmers Market, Yule Tide Fair. Two excellent C of E Primary Schools in both Yalding and Hunton. Bus route to the neighbouring town of Maidstone to include bus service to Maidstone Grammar schools (approx 5.5 miles) and Mascalls Comprehensive (approx 5.0 miles) in Paddock Wood. The town of Paddock Wood, approximately four and a half miles distant, offers a variety of shopping facilities to include Barsleys Department Store, Butchers, Bakers, Chemist, Library, Woodlands Health Centre, Putlands Sports Centre.The larger town of Maidstone, in the opposite direction, is approximately five miles distant, with a wider variety of shopping and recreational facilities. There is a Main Line railway station at Paddock Wood, with services to London Charing Cross, Cannon Street via London Bridge, in the opposite direction, Ashford International, Dover Priory, and there is a link line from Yalding to Paddock Wood and to Maidstone. The additional benefit of the Victoria mainline station from West and East Malling.
3 Kings Cottages was built circa 1850, a very pretty end of terrace Victorian family home with Kent peg tile roof, arranged over two floors offering first floor bathroom and ground floor cloakroom/utility, three receptions of which the main sitting room was an extension built approximately 35 years ago, with wood burning stove and delightful aspect to the rear garden. The second reception room/snug, which was the original sitting room, also offers wood burning stove in pretty fireplace. Fabulous kitchen to the rear and separate dining room which leads off from the entrance porch. To the first floor there is an inner landing area which provides access to master bedroom, offering ample storage cupboards, and bedroom four which makes an ideal child's nursery room (accessed from the inner landing), guest bedroom and bedroom three, and large contemporary bathroom woth sepaarate shower. Outside, fabulous gardens, walled to two sides, detached double garage with staircase to loft storage and additional four car parking spaces to the side, over a shingle drive.
Accessed via latch gate to footpath passing the neighbouring cottages, number three will be found at the end of the path, graced with attractive front door to large entrance porch. Large entrance porch for cloaks and shoe storage and part-glazed door leading through to dining room.
Spacious double glazed entrance porch with door leading to:-
Dining room (12' 10'' x 10' 2'' (3.91m x 3.10m))
Double glazed window to the front, two radiators, light coloured ceramic tiled floor, stairs rising to first floor with carpet as fitted, two understairs cupboards. Latch doors leading to sitting room, kitchen and reception two/snug.
Lounge (20' 4'' x 12' 1'' (6.19m x 3.68m))
Forming part of the extension, a most attractive room offering triple aspect with Everest double glazed sash style windows to the side, double glazed casement doors to the rear with matching panels to either side and a single glazed window tucked into the corner, with fitted storage cupboard beneath, two double radiators, attractive wood burning stove, recessed book shelves, downlights to ceiling, TV point and cream carpet as fitted.
Study/snug room (12' 5'' x 12' 4'' (3.78m x 3.76m))
Double glazed window to the front Attractive wood burning stove set on brick hearth with wood surround and attractive ceramic tile back. Built in book shelves and cupboards to either side of the fireplace, two radiators, carpet as fitted.
Kitchen (12' 6'' x 10' 7'' (3.81m x 3.22m))
Narrowing to 7'2. "L" shaped room with measurement to include attractive linen coloured base and wall mounted units with wood block worktops, inset one and a half bowl ceramic sink, integrated dishwasher, built in Stoves double oven with gas hob and extractor fan over. Built in wine rack, integrated washing machine and fridge. Double glazed leaded window overlooking rear garden. Continuation from dining room of light coloured ceramic tiled floor, exposed painted beams to ceiling. Rear lobby with wide double glazed door and coconut mat well.
Utility (7' 7'' x 5' 3'' (2.31m x 1.60m))
Completely refurbished utility room with white steamline base and wall mounted units and cupboard housing plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Inset sink and complementary tiling.
First floor landing
Doors lead off to principal bedrooms and Inner landing area forming part of the extension, which has a most attractive box window shelf or could be a window seat with Velux window above creating a large amount of natural light. Radiator, door to master bedroom and bedroom four. Carpet as fitted and step up to master bedroom.
Master bedroom (14' 10'' x 11' 11'' (4.52m x 3.63m))
Most attractive room, with two double glazed Everest sash style windows, four built in eaves storage cupboards, two double radiators, cream carpet as fitted and attractive cottage style decor.
Bedroom 2 (12' 8'' x 11' 5'' (3.86m x 3.48m))
12'5 widening to 12'9 x 11.5. Superb room offering a light and airy space with secondary glazed window to the front, two fitted double wardrobes, cream carpet as fitted, radiator. Exquisite cottage decor.
Bedroom 3 (10' 8'' x 8' 5'' (3.25m x 2.56m))
9'7 widening to 10'6 x 8'3. Built in double wardrobe, single glazed window, radiator, carpet as fitted.
Bedroom 4 (10' 2'' x 5' 11'' (3.10m x 1.80m))
Latch pine door leading to study, double glazed window to rear, carpet as fitted, radiator.
Outhouses (8' 6'' x 4' 11'' (2.59m x 1.50m))
There are two brick built outhouses to the rear of the property, one with space for tumble dryer and freezer. The second adjoining storage area is currently used as a small workshop.
Double Garage (18' 8'' x 16' 6'' (5.69m x 5.03m))
Large detached double garage which houses solar panels to the roof, offering approximately £750 a year return. Double garage doors to the front, light and power, and stairs rise in the garage to first floor offering vast storage area/hobbies attic. Further four car parking spaces to the side.
Gas central heating to a system of radiators, mains drainage, solar panels with a return of approximately £600, which are privately owned by the vendor. Double glazed windows.