***Guide Price £550,000-£575,000***
Sitting within a prestigious location along Sandyhurst Lane on the outskirts of Ashford is this immaculately presented and thoughtfully modernised family home, enjoying a large plot with plenty of parking to the front and large garden to the rear, stretching to around 110ft including and a 28ft in-ground swimming pool.
Set back from the road, to the front of the house is a gravel driveway offering parking for around 4 cars. With walled and fenced boundaries to one side and mature hedgerow to the other. There is also gated side access to the rear garden. Double doors provide access into a useful storage space. The eye-catching feature of the front of the house is sure to be the solid oak handmade porch.
Step over the threshold through the over sized handmade Accoya front door and into the entrance hallway where the stair case leads to the first floor and doors lead to all ground floor rooms. To the front left is the playroom/utility. A utility area offers space for a fridge-freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer and also benefits from a Belfast sink with solid maple work surfaces and cupboard space beneath. To the rear of the house is the main open-plan living/dining room with bi-folding doors to the garden and stunning 'Chesney's' log burner. Off the dining area and measuring at an impressive 19ft is the well appointed and striking kitchen. There's an abundance of solid oak work surfaces, plentiful cupboard space with handmade oak cabinet doors and all appliances are built-in; including fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven, pyrolytic self-cleaning oven, dual fuel ceramic oven and pop-up extractor fan. Further features within the kitchen include a Quooker boiling water tap and Brita filtered water tap. A handmade Accoya stable-door with heart-shaped window also leads outside.
To the ground floor an engineered oak floor has been laid, with the playroom/utility benefiting from under-floor heating and a Sandstone flag floor to the kitchen, also benefiting from under-floor heating. Beneath the staircase a useful storage cupboard has been built, with handmade shaker doors and a radiator within to aid in drying wet coats. Also to the ground floor is a cloakroom, comprising a WC and wash basin.
The first floor comprises four generously sized bedrooms, with the guest bedroom benefiting from an en-suite shower room, and the family bathroom also. To the front left hand side is the principal bedroom, enjoying a walk-in-wardrobe with solid oak shelving and storage options, to the front right is the guest bedroom with en-suite shower room; benefiting from a walk-in shower and Hudson Reed fixtures. Over looking the garden are a further two bedrooms, and the family bathroom, comprising a four-piece suite with shower cubicle, bath, wash basin with vanity and WC. To the landing a light tunnel has been installed to bring as much natural light inside.
Other features within the house include 'Nest' smart thermostat, 'Nest' smart fire alarm, 'Lightwave rf' smart light switches with 'Alexa', numerous USB sockets dotted throughout the house and handmade Accoya windows installed throughout. A new boiler has also only been recently installed this year.
Outside and the garden is sure to not disappoint, stretching to around 110ft there are three distinct areas to enjoy. Adjacent to the house is a lovely sandstone patio, offering the perfect place to sit and enjoy some lunch, or entertain your guests with a BBQ. The patio is continued around the side of the house to the gated access. There is also a hot/cold water tap positioned here.
A well maintained lawn is separated by a pathway leading down to the garden where a dwarf gate separates this section of the garden from the swimming pool area.
The second section of the garden is where the in-ground swimming pool is located, measuring at 28ft x 14ft and with a log-burner to heat the pool throughout the year. A well-stocked planted border adds much colour. There is plenty of space around the pool for seating and sunbathing. There is also a summer house here too, a great for storage or possibly a pool bar? Lastly the bottom section of the garden is mostly laid to lawn with a raised bed and fenced boundary. The garden backs onto the Ashford Golf Club.
LOCATION Sandyhurst Lane has long been a favourable semi-rural location within Ashford to reside. Located just on the outskirts, you are still within easy reach of all local amenities, including the M20 motorway. The town centre and train station are located around 3 miles distant, with the town centre offering an array of high street and national shopping outlets, local boutique shops, cafes/ bars and restaurants and the County Square Shopping Centre. The International Station offers fast rail links to London (St Pancras in 37 minutes) and Eurostar services to the continent. The Ashford Designer Outlet is also located close-by with larger chain shops and designer brands on offer.
The M20 motorway is only a short drive (junction 9) offering good road links to the coast at Folkestone/Dover, London and the M25 motorway.
Within walking distance are numerous countryside walks to enjoy, including a walk to the local village of Westwell. Sandy Acres recreation ground is also close-by, as well as the Hare & Hounds pub.
SERVICES All mains services are connected.