A SUPERB AND IMPOSING 5 BEDROOM DETACHED FAMILY HOME SITUATED IN A PRIME POSITION WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS OVER THE WEALD OF KENT. Amsbury Croft is situated in a stunning setting on the escarpment of Hunton Hill. Approached via a long private driveway, the house sits centrally within lovely gardens and grounds providing total seclusion and which extend to about 4.67 acres. This most imposing detached family house is being offered for sale for the first time in over 50 years. On offer is an entrance porch, cloakroom, spacious reception hall, dining room, drawing room, study, kitchen, breakfast room, side lobby and utility room All the principal rooms take full advantage of the beautiful outlook, both over the gardens and beyond to the Weald. On the first floor there is a master suite with en suite bathroom, guest bedroom with en suite shower room, 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Set within the ground is a hard tennis court and an excellent range of outbuildings.
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Location - The property is situated at the top of Hunton Hill within the picturesque village of Hunton where there is a Parish Church and popular primary school. It is ideally located for the commuter with Staplehurst station and Marden station on the main London line links being located within 10 minutes drive. The general area is well served with a wide range of private and state schools catering for children of all ages including Dulwich Preparatory School, Sutton Valence, Bethany, Benenden as well as grammar schools in Maidstone and Tonbridge. The Maidstone Grammar schools are of particular interest to families moving to the local area.
Ground Floor - Entrance door to ...
Entrance Porch: - Glazed panelled door opens to ...
Reception Hall: - 4.57m x 3.35m (15' x 11'4) - Boxed radiator. Cloaks cupboard. Staircase to the first floor. Archway to ...
Inner Hall: - With fitted shelved cupboard.
Cloakroom: - Wash hand basin. Door through to ...
Separate W.C. - Low level w.c.
Drawing Room: - 7.16m x 6.40m (23'6 x 21') - A beautifully proportioned principal room enjoying double aspect. Window to the front elevation with fitted seating. Glazed panelled double doors open to the gardens. Attractive central fireplace. Inset ceiling lighting. Coved ceiling.
Dining Room: - 4.52m x 3.38m (14'10 x 11'10) - Coved ceiling. Inset ceiling lighting.
Study: - 4.19m x 3.05m (13'9 x 10'2) - Double aspect room. Bay window to the front elevation. Door through to the Drawing Room.
Kitchen: - 4.83m x 3.96m (15'10 x 13'4) - An excellent range of work surfaces with cupboards, drawers and space under. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit with cupboards beneath. A range of wall cupboards. Island unit. Further cupboards and drawers with high-level cupboards over. Miele four-ring ceramic hob with extractor fan over. Built in Miele double oven and grill. Built-in fridge. Tiled walls. Inset ceiling lighting. Plumbing for dishwasher. The Kitchen combines with ...
Breakfast Room: - 4.83m x 3.96m (15'10 x 13'4) - Wide bay picture window. Inset ceiling lighting. Glazed panelled double doors opening to the gardens. Further door to ...
Side Lobby: - Door to garden. Door to ...
Utility Room: - Inset single drainer sink unit. Fitted shelving. Plumbing for washing machine.
First Floor -
Reception Landing: - Access to sizeable insulated loft space. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank.
Master Bedroom: - 4.88m x 3.66m (16' x 12'4) - Double aspect room with outstanding views. Two built-in double wardrobe cupboards. Door to ...
Luxury En-Suite Bathroom: - Panelled bath with side mounted taps. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboards and drawers beneath. Low level w.c. Built-in shower unit. Bidet.
Bedroom 2: - 4.22m x 3.96m (13'10 x 13') - Double aspect room. Built-in wardrobe cupboard. Inset ceiling lighting. Door to ...
En-Suite Bathroom: - Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards under. Low level w.c. Wall mirror with lighting over. Inset ceiling lighting. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: - 4.04m x 3.66m (13'3 x 12'3) - A range of built-in wardrobe cupboards with central dressing table.
Bedroom 4: - 3.28m x 2.44m (10'9 x 8'5) - Double aspect room. Built-in cupboards.
Bedroom 5: - 3.91m x 1.83m (12'10 x 6'9) - Built-in wardrobe cupboard.
Family Bathroom: - Panelled bath with mixer tap. Wash hand basin set in vanity unit. Low level w.c. Shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. Part tiled walls. Radiator/towel rail.
Externally - The house is approached from Amsbury Road via a five bar gate. A long driveway leads down to the house bordered by grass verges and neat hedging. The driveway widens to the front of the property to provide extensive parking and turning and branches off to give access to a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: 21'5 x 16'2 with two electronic up-and-over doors. Two windows to the rear elevation. Power and light.
Situated to the east of the house are a number of useful outbuildings including:
BOILER ROOM: 7' x 4'4 with Boulter oil fired boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water. Fitted shelving.
FREEZER ROOM: 8'6 x 4'4 with fitted shelving.
APPLE STORE: 8'8 x 4'6
Situated close by is a STABLE BLOCK: 18'3 x 14'5 with three bays.
TRACTOR SHED: 12' x 12' with double doors.
Gardens And Grounds - The gardens and grounds are an absolute feature of Amsbury Croft. The driveway is flanked by two fenced paddocks and a field shelter. The house itself is surrounded by formal gardens with areas of lawn and flower borders. There is a lovely south facing terrace to the rear of the property. To the west of the house is a croquet lawn. Set within the gardens is a full size fenced HARD TENNIS COURT. Part of the gardens include Chestnut woodland, the whole providing a lovely setting for this quality house, and extending to about 4.67 acres.
Viewing - Strictly by arrangement with the Agent’s Head Office:
52/54 King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1DB
Directions - Leave Maidstone on the Loose Road. Proceed to the traffic lights at Linton crossroads turning right onto the B2163. Continue through the village of Coxheath turning left at the Dean Street crossroads and proceed towards Hunton Hill. After a short distance turn left into Amsbury Road. Continue for a short distance and Amsbury Croft will be found on the right hand side.
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