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6 bed House

Maidstone Road, Rochester Kent

listed on 2021-03-21  Machin Lane   

LARGE VICTORIAN HOME CENTRAL ROCHESTER SIX BEDROOMS FIVE RECEPTION ROOMS SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE OFF ROAD PARKING LARGE WALLED SOUTH FACING GARDEN An abundance of original Victorian features remain in this substantial period home, built by a respected local builder, a larger house on a bigger plot than those they built in King Edward Road. It is a comfortable home that has ample space and for a growing family. It can be lived in and maintained as it is or offers great further potential. The house is set on a large walled enclosed plot offering surprisingly secluded and mature gardens. Set over four floors, this six bedroomed house has four reception rooms, a recently constructed 33' hardwood conservatory and a self-contained lower level annexe and cellar rooms. The design offers great flexibility in its use, ideal for a home and work living, the lower level annexe could be used for a relative, office space for working from home or re-incorporating into the main house. There is a private front driveway for four or five cars, which is a rare bonus for this central location. The house lies within a conservation area and sits well with historic landmarks including the Cathedral, Chertsey Castle Gate, Rochester castle and the restored, vibrant High Street with its independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Rochester is well known for its association with Charles Dickens and hosts a variety of cultural festivals during the year, such as Sweeps, Dickensian Christmas and Castle gardens concerts. The attractive High Street is lined with a selection of period buildings dating from Georgian and Victorian times. There are a range of schools, private and state, including Kings School, St Andrews School, Rochester Girls Grammar School and the Mathematical school all within walking distance. The new mainline station is within a few minutes' walk and has excellent services to London Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Victoria and a hi-speed service to Ebbsfleet (18min), Stratford and St Pancras (38 min). There are also excellent road links via the A2, M2, M20 and M25 to Maidstone, Canterbury, London, Bluewater shopping centre, Ebbsfleet International Station and Gatwick Airport. Steps up to impressive Entrance with double doors and half moon fanlight over leading into a large L-shaped ENTRANCE HALL: original staircase to first floor with banister and spindles, understairs cupboard, sash windows to side and to front (one with pull up shutters), door and steps down to second entrance hall DINING ROOM: 18'6 x 13'6, full height bay sash window to front, stripped and polished flooring, cast iron open fireplace with black marble mantelpiece surround, plaster cornice and ceiling rose, picture rail, radiator LOUNGE: 20'7 x 13'6, full height sash window and glazed French doors to conservatory, further small window to rear with cupboard under, stripped and polished flooring, cast iron fireplace with grey marble mantelpiece surround, plaster cornice and ceiling rose, picture rail, radiators, alcove pine shelving SITTING ROOM: 14'2 x 12'4, three quarter glazed doors and central sash window to conservatory, cast iron open fireplace with red marble mantelpiece surround, plaster cornice and ceiling rose, radiator CONSERVATORY: 33'6 x 11'6, a recently constructed double glazed hardwood conservatory with wooden and glazed pitched roof, single door to side and double doors to rear, quarry tiled flooring, door to sitting room SECOND ENTRANCE HALL: part glazed door to front, second staircase to first floor, sash window to front, radiator, understairs door with steps down to cellars and annexe CLOAKROOM: sash window to front, low level w.c, wash hand basin, radiator BREAKFAST ROOM: 15'7 x 14'2, sash windows to rear, radiators, stripped and polished floorboards, cast iron range in inglenook with tiled hearth and wooden mantelpiece surround, wood panelled walls, built-in dresser to one wall with shelving and drawers, door to KITCHEN: 22' x 10'8 max, double glazed and sash windows to front, side and rear, fitted kitchen with deep butler sink and mixer tap, granite worktops, matching wall and base cupboards, fitted gas Aga cooker with two ovens set in inglenook recess, ceramic tiled splashback, tiled flooring, concealed gas boiler for central heating and hot water, access to loft space, plumbed for dishwasher, half glazed door to side CELLAR: window to front, power and light, door to annexe, door to WORKROOM: 12'4 x 10', power and light, tiled flooring FIRST FLOOR LANDING: L-shaped with sash windows to front, radiator, access to loft space, built-in airing cupboard with hot water tank (supplying en-suite), staircase to second floor BEDROOM ONE: 15'2 x 13'2, sash windows to front, cast iron fireplace, radiator, two alcove wardrobes, picture rail, door to EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM sash window to front, shower with mains fed shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, tiled splashback, heated towel rail BEDROOM TWO: 13'7 x 12'7, sash window to rear, cast iron fireplace with wooden mantelpiece, radiator, picture rail BEDROOM THREE: 15' x 10', sash window to rear and smaller window to rear, picture rail, radiator, cast iron fireplace BATHROOM: sash window to rear, radiator, claw foot cast iron 'slipper' bath, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiled splashback, coved ceiling Steps from main landing to LOWER LANDING: window to side, staircase down to second entrance hall, door to walk-in attic room 16'4 x 9',with flooring, windows to side and rear, light, water tanks SECOND FLOOR LANDING: sash window to side, access to loft area, radiator BEDROOM FOUR: 14'8 x 10'7, sash window to front, radiator, coved ceiling BEDROOM FIVE: 13'10 x 9'3, sash window to rear BEDROOM SIX: 13'2 max x 10'8, sash window to rear, radiator, built-in cupboard SHOWER ROOM: window to front, pedestal wash hand basin (only cold water only), low level w.c, shower cubicle with electric shower, ceramic tiled splashback, wood panelling to walls, radiator SEPARATE SELF-CONTAINED LOWER GROUND FLOOR ANNEXE: steps from front to personal ENTRANCE DOOR into SMALL ENTRANCE HALL: door leading into main house cellar, open plan to KITCHEN: 13'6 x 7'3, small window to front, fitted base cupboards with laminate worktops and inset single drainer sink unit, fitted hob and oven, radiator, ceramic tiled splashback, slate flooring, ceiling spotlights, doors to lounge, bedroom and UTILITY ROOM: window to front, fitted worktop and cupboard, radiator, plumbed for washing machine, terracotta tiled flooring, large cupboard housing gas boiler for central heating and hot water LOUNGE: 18' x 14'2, glazed French doors and sash bay window to front, alcove cupboard, radiator, fireplace, folding doors to bedroom BEDROOM: 14'1 x 13'2, sash window to rear, radiator, fireplace, alcove shelved cupboards, door to EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with screen, ceramic tiled splashback, radiator, spotlights EXTERIOR: Private gated entrance to FRONT GARDEN: with part shared driveway opening out into a large private shingled drive with parking for four or five vehicles, walled boundary with side gate, mature trees and shrubs, paved terrace with wrought iron railings, steps down to self contained flat, side gate to REAR GARDEN: side enclosed area leading to a very private wall enclosed garden, approximately 120' x 90', large full width paved patio areas, a mainly lawned garden with abundance of flower and shrub beds and borders, mature trees, various paths, wooden shed. Maidstone Road, Rochester Kent Maidstone Road, Rochester ME1 1RJ

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