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This fantastic Colt bungalow is a rare prospect for the market, offering spacious and very flexible accommodation, including a two level annexe which can be incorporated into the living space or used separately. A Colt house has a timber frame, with this property also benefitting from a steel compound roof.
On entering the house an inviting entrance hall leads to a generous dual aspect reception room with a sliding doors leading out to a raised decked area. The reception features a central brick fireplace and a dining area. Further accommodation in the main house comprises a master bedroom with built in storage and an en-suite bathroom with separate shower, two further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a kitchen with under floor heating leading to a bright conservatory overlooking the garden.
The annexe can either be accessed via its own private entrance or via the house, enhancing the versatility of the space. Once inside, on the ground floor there is a modern open plan kitchen / reception room with a breakfast bar and sliding doors offering good views and access to the garden, a bedroom and bathroom. On the upper floor there is a master bedroom, separate dressing room and shower room.
The property has its own council tax band (A) if rented to provide income, but if used as part of the main house or if a close family member were to live then extra council tax from the main house would not be charged (Band G).
Platt Common is a private lane located in the desirable village of Platt, known locally for its historic church, primary school, village sports club and popular public house and the attractive Platt Woods and Stonehouse Fields. Platt is conveniently located between Sevenoaks (7.8 miles) and West Malling (4 miles).
Transport links include Borough Green & Wrotham train station 1.2 miles away, offering direct services to London Victoria (48 minutes), London Blackfriars (52 minutes), Maidstone (20 minutes) and Ashford International (50 minutes) and Sevenoaks Station (7.9 miles) which provides direct links to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross from 30 minutes. Junctions to the M26 (for M25) and M20 are approximately two miles away, giving easy access to the international airports of Gatwick and Heathrow, as well as seaports and resorts on the South Coast.
The house is set in a delightful, secluded plot of approximately a third of an acre with front and rear gardens, plus a driveway with parking for several cars. The fantastic mature rear garden has a real sense of privacy and is mainly laid to lawn framed by a mixture of trees, bushes and shrubs with a raised decked area outside the reception room, plus a feature pond. To the front there is access to a double garage (21’9 x 16’7 sq. ft.).
• The house is offered to the market with no chain.
• Planning permission in place to heighten the roof and further potential for expansion (subject to planning and a buyer’s investigations.
• Sixteen solar panels on the garage roof which faces south and were installed in June 2015 will be transferred into a buyer’s name on completion.
• For more information on Colt houses visit www.colthouses.co.uk
Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling
Services: Mains Gas, Electricity and Water, Private Drainage (Cess Pit)
Detached Three Bedroom Colt Bungalow
Connected Two Bedroom Annexe with Own Entrance
Double Garage (21’9 x 16’7 sq. ft.)
Secluded Third of An Acre Plot
Mature Garden with Raised Decked Area
Generous Reception Room
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