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4 bed cottage for sale

£500,000 (£263/sq. ft) Guide price

Old Ashford Road, Lenham ME17

4 1 2 1,902 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Double garage
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Rural/secluded
  • Four bedrooms
  • Detached double sized mobile home in plot
  • 2/3 acre plot

Property description

Accommodation
ground floor


Sitting room, dining room, country style kitchen, utiltiy, cloakroom, store room


First floor


Master bedroom, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom


Mobile home


Open plan kitchen/diner/ living area, three bedrooms, shower room


Location


Lenham is one of the prettiest villages in Kent, a picturesque village, mentioned in the Domesday Book, has a great deal to offer. The village has fantastic local amenities including a local primary school, senior school, super market, post office, restaurants, coffee shops, market square, country pubs and train station which allows access into London in just over an hour. There is also easy access to motorway links to Ashford/Coast in one direction and Maidstone/London in the other. Lenham is surrounded by open countryside and close to the Pilgrims Way and the North Downs, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Lenham is close to the county town of Maidstone offering supermarkets, leisure facilities, cinema complex and vast shopping facilities. This station has a high-speed link to St Pancras, London, journey time 37mins. The desirable costal town of Hythe is just a short drive
1 tanyard cottage
This four-bedroomed attached cottage is set in approximately 2/3 of an acre surrounded by open countryside with far reaching views. The cottage benefits from two reception rooms, including a lounge with a wood burner set in an attractive brick-built fireplace and separate dining room, the kitchen is furnished in a country style with a Rayburn, opening to a large utility room and useful store room to the ground floor. To the first floor there are three good sized double rooms, a single bedroom and family bathroom. The property also has the added advantage of further accommodation in a double size mobile home to the rear of the property, which provides a further three bedrooms, open plan kitchen/diner/living area and shower room.


Garden and outside area


The cottage has a good size front garden, set well back from the road. The property is set in approximately 2/3 of an acre, which includes a paddock, vegetable garden, parking for a large number of vehicles and large double garage . The land is enclosed with open style fencing allowing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.


Services


Oil, private drainage, mains water and electric.


Council tax band


Council Tax Band D


Directions


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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £352,697 Sales 438 Current average value £415,689 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £19,733 ▲ 4.98%

Property value data/graphs for ME17

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £572,753 £347 3.9 £464,480
Semi-detached £319,022 £313 3.1 £313,235
Terraced £282,361 £319 2.7 £281,441
Flats £214,649 £270 1.9 £210,717

Current asking prices in ME17

Average: £459,073
Avg. current asking prices in ME17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £240,485
(37)
£342,720
(66)
£494,118
(59)
£883,683
(30)
Flats £124,500
(2)
£103,208
(6)
- - -
All £124,500
(2)
£221,330
(43)
£342,720
(66)
£494,118
(59)
£883,683
(30)

Current asking rents in ME17

Average: £1,178 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ME17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £663 pcm
(2)
£953 pcm
(1)
£1,607 pcm
(6)
£1,798 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £598 pcm
(1)
£776 pcm
(3)
£901 pcm
(1)
- -
All £641 pcm
(3)
£820 pcm
(4)
£1,506 pcm
(7)
£1,798 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for ME17

Highest value in ME17
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Highbourne Park £1,405,533
Stede Hill £931,416
Fairbourne Lane £791,783
Chart Road £787,826
Pilgrims Way £734,831
Highest turnover in ME17
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Willow Close 54.5%
Church Square 53.8%
Ragstone Fields 53.6%
Bodkins Close 52.9%
Ashford Road 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Lenham

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 84%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 4 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Lenham (0.8 miles)
  • Harrietsham (2.5 miles)
  • Charing (Kent) (3.3 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (21.4 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (23.3 miles)
  • Manston Airport (27.8 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (19.5 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (21.3 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (21.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Lenham Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Platts Heath Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Harrietsham Church of England Primary School (2.8 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (15.8 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (16.0 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (19.7 miles)
  • The Lenham School (0.7 miles)
  • Sutton Valence School (6.0 miles)
  • Fulston Manor School (6.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,154 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 50,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,799 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £17/mo (£202/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £55 Electricity £60 Estimated energy cost £115/mo

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Energy costs explained

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: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Maidstone

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £168 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

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

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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