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3 bed detached house for sale

£670,000 Offers over

Mill Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15

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Property features

  • Rear access
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • 0.25 Acre wrap-around plot
  • Generous Gardens
  • Ground floor WC/Utility
  • Views
  • Family Bathroom
  • Tucked-away location
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Good level parking
  • Views
  • Neighbouring National Trust land
  • En-Suite
  • Secure
  • Off street parking
  • Double Garage
  • Separate dining room
  • Office
  • Private back garden
  • West facing private garden
  • Lots of storage space
  • Luxury bathroom
  • Patio
  • Ofsted Outstanding School Catchment Area
  • Excellent Transport links to London
  • Fully Integrated Neff Appliances
  • Conservation area
  • Wooden floors
  • Ground floor access to property
  • Tiled floors
  • High ceilings
  • Solid fuel open fire
  • Security system
  • Mains drainage
  • Sash windows
  • Wooden double glazed windows
  • Large windows
  • Gas central heating
  • Mains gas
  • Period fireplace
  • Gas fire
  • Drop kerb
  • Driveway
  • Close to transport links
  • Close to local shops
  • In Village
  • Workshop
  • Shed
  • Downstairs WC
  • Sunny garden
  • Side entry
  • Lawn
  • Rural

Property description

This beautiful property has been lovingly updated and maintained to the highest standards by its caring owners. The house, which is believed to have been commissioned by Captain Antrum, the Loose Valley mill owner, is built of dressed Kentish ragstone and sits in an elevated position in the most tranquil part of the picturesque Loose Village with lovely views and a particularly beautiful aspect along the brook.

The house has exquisite landscaped gardens with ancient topiarised yew trees forming a backdrop to delightfully populated flower beds and lawns with a number of seating areas.

The house has its own drive, large garage and workshop and ample guest parking.

Location

This delightful family home is situated in Loose Village which sits just 3 miles to the south of Maidstone. This sought-after picturesque village is located in a secluded valley with the Loose stream running through it and has a richness of period history including timber-framed Tudor houses, Norman church with oak-slated steeple and a welcoming C17 country pub. The Valley extends to some 21 acres and offers lovely country walking - a dog-walkers' paradise. There are a number of local groups and events which offer participation within the community reflecting a real spirit of village life.

Within walking distance of the property outside of the village is the extremely sought-after Loose Primary School with an 'Outstanding' Ofsted report, post office, doctors' surgery and a parade of shops including a Sainsburys Local. Nearby is Cornwallis Academy also Grammar Schools for both boys and girls in nearby Maidstone and there are some popular Independent schools in the area including Linton (Outstanding 2016) and Sutton Valence Preparatory (Excellent 2013).

Commuting

For the commuter there is a bus stop half a mile from the property which benefits from a regular service to Maidstone and to Staplehurst mainline train station. From Staplehurst you can get to London Bridge in under 1 hour and from Maidstone East to London Victoria and Blackfriars in just over an hour. The M20 Motorway is quickly accessible from Loose for road access to London and the coastal ports.

West Lawn

Entrance to West Lawn is by way of its beautiful original wrought iron gate and stone steps through a lovely solid wood ornate front door with glazed panel to :

Spacious Entrance Hall :

Original pine wood hall floor leading to main reception rooms off and to the majestic sweeping curved wooden and carpeted staircase to the upper floor via a sash windowed half-landing with far-reaching views along the Loose Valley. Attractive period radiator, central heating thermostat and security alarm control. 2 double electric sockets.

Downstairs Cloakroom :

Comprising WC, corner wash hand basin, radiator, window to side, tiled flooring.

Rear Lobby/Utility Area :

Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, high quality Victorian-styled double glazed wooden security door to side leading on to the gardens, tiled floor, rear window. Radiator, 1 double electric socket.

Drawing Room :

3.81m by 3.73m ( 12'6" by 12'3" ). Sash window to front with secondary glazing, stripped wood flooring, picture rail, ornate feature open fireplace with original Minton tiles and surround. Radiator, rear TV point, 4 double electric sockets.

Family Room :

3.81m by 3.81m ( 12'6" by 12'6" ). Sash window to front with secondary glazing, stripped wood flooring, marble mantle piece with feature open fireplace and surround. Radiator, TV point and telephone point, 4 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Dining Room :

3.73m by 3.43m ( 12'3" by 11'3" ). Sash window to side with secondary glazing, feature open fireplace and rare Italian marble surround, stripped wood flooring, built-in cupboards with shelving. Radiator, 4 double electric sockets, telephone point.

Luxury Fitted Breakfasting Kitchen :

3.81m by 3.12m ( 12'6" by 10'3" ). A fine range of fitted wooden painted kitchen units with granite worksurfaces, integrated neff appliances to include double electric oven and microwave, induction hob with electric hood above, space for American-style fridge/freezer, window to rear and stable door to side, inset butler sink and drainer, tiled walls and flooring. Radiator, 4 double and 1 single electric sockets.

On the Lower Ground Floor :

Fully carpeted throughout.

Basement Room 1 :

3.89m by 3.58m (12'9" by 11'9" ). Currently used as an office. Wooden double glazed window to front, built-in cupboards, thermostatically controlled radiator, 1 double electric socket and 1 single electric socket.

Basement Room 2 :

3.58m by 3.51m (11'9" by 11'6" ). Currently used as a lounge study area. Wooden double glazed window to front, built-in cupboard, thermostatically controlled radiator, 2 single electric sockets.

On the First Floor :

Upper Hallway/Landing :

Far reaching rear views along the Valley. Large airing cupboard with shelving and radiator, 2 single electric sockets.

Master Bedroom :

3.81m by 3.81m ( 12'62 by 12'6" ). Sash window to front with secondary glazing, walk-in dressing area with fitted wardrobes, picture rail, feature fireplace and attractive surround. Thermostatically controlled radiator, 4 double electric sockets. Attractive village views including church and steeple.

En Suite Shower Room :

Comprising WC, wash hand basin, fully tiled shower cubicle with power shower unit and glass screen, tiled flooring. Mirror, light and shaver socket.

Bedroom 2 :

3.81m by 3.73m ( 12'6" by 12'3" ). Sash window to front with secondary glazing, built-in cupboard. Thermostatically controlled radiator, 4 double electric sockets. Beautiful aspect along the brook and view of brook field.

Bedroom 3 :

3.73m by 3.43m ( 12'3" by 11'3" ). Sash window to side with secondary glazing, feature fireplace and attractive surround. Thermostatically controlled radiator, 4 double electric sockets. Lovely view across the valley.

Luxury Family Bathroom :

3.20m by 2.51m ( 10'6" by 8'3" ). Heritage suite comprising roll top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin, fully tiled corner shower cubicle with power shower and 'rain forest' shower head, part tiled walls, sash window with secondary glazing to side. Radiator with heated towel rail, mirror.

Large Garage and Workshop :

9.53m by 6.25m (31'3 by 20'6" ). Electric up and over door to front, power and lighting, windows to rear and side. Cloakroom comprising WC, wash hand basin and window. Kitchen area with wall and wooden painted base units, worksurfaces, inset sink and drainer, window to storage area.

Gardens :

Outside further enhances the property with lovely landscaped gardens to front and rear.

Front Garden :

Elevated front garden with lovely box hedging and laid to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders. Seating areas with views of the village and a wooden gate leading to the rear.

Rear Garden :

The rear garden is everything you would expect being predominantly laid to lawn with topiarised trees offering privacy and seclusion, a selection of shrubs and well stocked flower borders. There are a number of seating areas comprising side and rear patios and a charming reading area to the very rear of the garden with seating and shingled area.

Transport :

Maidstone Stations
Staplehurst Station
Local Maidstone Bus services

Education :

Loose Primary School
Maidstone Invicta Girls Grammar School
Maidstone Girls Grammar School
Maidstone Boys Grammar School
Cornwallis Academy
Newline Learning Academy
Linton Park Independendent
Sutton Valence Independent School

Principal Features of West Lawn :

Detached Victorian ragstone house in the heart of the beautiful Loose Valley
Elevated tranquil position in lovely landscaped gardens
Original wood floors, original marble mantle pieces and surrounds
Own drive, large garage, ample guest parking
Sought-after picturesque village, rich in period history
C17 welcoming country pub, dog walkers' paradise, real spirit of village life
'Oustanding' Loose Primary School, excellent state Grammar and Independent Schools
Post Office, easy access to doctors' surgery and good local shops.
Good transport links, London under an hour

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £294,495 Sales 709 Current average value £320,561 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £10,284 ▲ 3.31%

Property value data/graphs for ME15

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £510,350 £338 3.8 £437,106
Semi-detached £307,099 £319 3.1 £289,873
Terraced £248,118 £293 2.8 £252,599
Flats £204,189 £279 1.8 £196,794

Current asking prices in ME15

Average: £353,555
Avg. current asking prices in ME15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £179,333
(3)
£251,817
(33)
£327,834
(73)
£463,257
(37)
£510,382
(17)
Flats £137,750
(4)
£241,308
(19)
£182,500
(2)
- -
All £155,571
(7)
£247,977
(52)
£323,959
(75)
£463,257
(37)
£510,382
(17)

Current asking rents in ME15

Average: £840 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £567 pcm
(4)
£881 pcm
(8)
£1,088 pcm
(13)
£1,279 pcm
(5)
-
Flats £619 pcm
(8)
£819 pcm
(22)
- - -
All £602 pcm
(12)
£835 pcm
(30)
£1,088 pcm
(13)
£1,279 pcm
(5)
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Fun facts for ME15

Highest value in ME15
Highest value streets Zed-Index
East Street £947,634
Barn Hill £844,617
Priory Close £838,149
Lancet Lane £791,675
Lower Road £760,636
Highest turnover in ME15
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Trinity Way 65.6%
Tennison Way 65.5%
School Lane 53.8%
The Chenies 52.4%
Tilling Close 51.5%

What Zoopla users think of Loose

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 80% (21 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

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Nearby transport

  • East Farleigh (1.6 miles)
  • Maidstone West (2.0 miles)
  • Maidstone Barracks (2.5 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (24.1 miles)
  • London City Airport (26.9 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (27.0 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (15.5 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (15.8 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (26.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Loose Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Tiger Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Coxheath Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Hadlow College (8.1 miles)
  • Cranbrook School (10.1 miles)
  • MidKent College (10.6 miles)
  • Cornwallis Academy (0.8 miles)
  • New Line Learning Academy (0.9 miles)
  • Five Acre Wood School (1.0 mile)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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£2,864 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,411 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£252/yr)
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Energy

Gas £51 Electricity £54 Estimated energy cost £105/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Maidstone

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £280 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £16 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £47 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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