Salts Lane, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 0BD | Property for sale | Savills
1,750 sq ft(162.58 sq m)
Excess of £1,000,000(€1,140,211)

Salts LaneLoose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 0BD

    Key features

    • A charming detached ragstone property
    • Spacious and versatile accommodation
    • Potential for updating
    • South facing conservatory
    • Elevated and desirable location in Loose Valley
    • Maidstone Town Centre (2.7 miles)

    A charming detached property with ragstone elevations located in one of the most desirable locations in Loose.

    About this property

    • Built circa 1862 and maintaining many original features, Springhead is a charming detached ragstone property offering a wealth of character and located in one of the most desirable locations in Loose Valley.

      This delightful Victorian property offers spacious and versatile accommodation including; a sweeping reception hall, off which is a sitting room with fireplace and double doors which lead out to the south facing conservatory. The light and airy triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room features a wood burning stove and offers a variety of integral appliances, space for a fridge/freezer and delightful views over the gardens. A doorway leads off the breakfast room with stairs which lead down to the cellar/store room. Further reception rooms include a study and dining room both of good proportions with fireplaces and glorious views of the grounds.

      On the first floor are three well proportioned bedrooms with the principal bedroom benefitting from a modern en suite shower room with under floor heating. The other bedrooms are served by family bathroom with separate WC.

      Tucked away in an idyllic location, Springhead is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway which is belted by a variety of established trees and borders. A delightful ragstone terrace lies to the front of the property with an expanse of lawn which lies to both the side and rear of the property. The gardens are extremely well presented and offer an abundance of wildlife and nature including a pond with waterfall feature, vegetable patch and enchanting steps which lead to the potting shed; peaceful sounds of the water from Loose valley can be heard from every aspect of the garden.

      There is ample parking for several cars and a detached double garage offering further parking.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Ragstone cottages are always a delight, none more so than this elevated home that occupies a fine position on the edge of Loose valley.

    Russell AlexanderProperty agent

    Local information

    • Loose village has an excellent range of shopping facilities including Sainsburys supermarket, a post office and chemist. Whilst more extensive shopping can be found in Maidstone (2.7 miles).
    • Mainline Stations: Staplehurst station has fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross and London Bridge in about 50 to 60 minutes and a high speed service runs from Ashford International to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
    • There is an excellent selection of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels. In the private sector there are independent girl and boy's schools in Sutton Valence, Rochester, Canterbury and Tonbridge.
    • The M25 via the M20/M26 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 (6 miles) via J8 both providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airport and other motorway networks.

    Additional information

    • Services: All mains services.
    • Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council - Tax Band G
    • Directions: From the centre of Cranbrook proceed north to the Wilsley Pound roundabout. Continue along the A229 through Staplehurst and up Linton Hill (about 9.6 miles). At the traffic lights turn right onto the B2163 and then take the first left onto Hubbards Lane. In approximately 0.5 miles merge onto Salts Lane, proceed for approximately 0.2 miles where the entrance to Springhead will be found on your right.
    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G