The house is generously proportioned, extending to just over 2,700 square feet plus the garage. There is a good balance between the entertaining space and five bedrooms. The house benefits from making a great home for both entertaining and spending time together as a family. Large windows afford excellent natural light, there is ample reception space, including a fitted kitchen and contemporary bathroom. In 2004 a glazed garden room was added to the east side of the property, creating a fabulous space for entertaining. With its contemporary, immaculately presented interiors and versatile layout, the property is ready to move into. The ground floor is accessed via a welcoming entrance hall with a slate floor that extends through to the kitchen and garden room. The accommodation comprises a dual aspect sitting room with limestone fireplace and gas fire and doors to the garden, a study with fitted units, dining room with double doors to the central hallway, a family room / snug, WC, a kitchen/breakfast room with range cooker and matching eye and base levels units with granite worktops, adjoining utility room and fantastic garden room which runs the depth of the house and is accessed via the kitchen and family room. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, four of which have built in storage, and a contemporary family bathroom with bath and shower.
The spacious dual aspect main bedroom features an en-suite shower room with bath and shower plus dressing area with extensive wardrobe space, and one of the other doubles also benefits from an en-suite bathroom. Additionally there is a loft with a pull down ladder and an airing cupboard.
Chestnut Lodge is set back from the road behind a good size brick-paved driveway and a parcel of lawn inset with a mature horse chestnut tree. The integral double garage is fronted by ample off-street parking for several vehicles. The rear garden is of a good size and laid mostly to lawn with a wide paved terrace spanning the back of the house and providing ample space for entertaining. The garden is walled on two sides by high Victorian walls, making the space feel wonderfully secluded with abundant greenery such as a cherry tree adding to the feel of privacy. The garden has orchards behind and also has a hot tub which can remain.
Chestnut Lodge is situated in the pretty period village of Wateringbury, which has an active village community. Transport links include Wateringbury station on the Medway Valley Line, and a fast service from Paddock Wood station (6 miles) to London Bridge from 41 minutes. West Malling (4.1 miles) has services to London Victoria from 53 minutes.
Comprehensive shopping, banking and leisure facilities can be found in Paddock Wood (6 miles), West Malling (4.1 miles), (Maidstone (5 miles), Tonbridge (8.8 miles), Sevenoaks (14 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (12.5 miles). The area is well served by a fine selection of schools including primary schools in Wateringbury itself, Yalding and Mereworth, grammar schools for both girls and boys in Maidstone and Tonbridge, and private schools including the Schools at Somerhill, Sutton Valence School, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks public schools. Leisure facilities can be found in Tonbridge, Maidstone and Larkfield, David Lloyd Fitness & Leisure Centre in Kings Hill, plus West Malling and Kings Hill golf courses. Local activities include horticultural and amateur dramatic societies, a WI and organised country walks.
Tonbridge & Malling – Tax Band G
All mains services connected
Modern Detached Home
Central Village Location
Five Double Bedrooms
Three Bath/Shower Rooms