Stickens Lane, East Malling, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6BT | Property for sale | Savills
2,095 sq ft(194.63 sq m)
Guide price £1,200,000

Stickens LaneEast Malling, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6BT

    Key features

    • Beautifully presented throughout
    • Edge of village location
    • Victorian home of great character
    • East Malling village approx. 0.5 miles by footpath
    • East Malling station approx. 0.6 miles by footpath
    • West Malling station approx. 1 mile by footpath
    • West Malling town centre approx. 1.3 miles
    • The Malling School approx. 1.1 miles by footpath
    • Established south-east facing rear garden

    Impressive Victorian home set in delightful southeast facing gardens

    About this property

    • The Elms is an impressive and beautifully presented Victorian family home, built in 1894 with later additions by the current owners, situated on the edge of the popular village of East Malling. This superbly characterful property offers elegant, well-proportioned and versatile accommodation, ideal for entertaining and family living, with a wealth of character features seamlessly blended with modern enhancements. Salient points include a bespoke kitchen, stylish bathroom suites, four double bedrooms, striking fireplaces, high ceilings, deep coving, exposed floorboards, oak herringbone flooring to the reception rooms, sash windows and some panelled walls. Of particular note are the established gardens, which have a southeasterly aspect to the rear, double garage and ample driveway parking, together with excellent road and rail links.

      The reception rooms comprise an elegant, double aspect sitting room with a striking fireplace with a marble surround inset with a wood burning stove, a bay window and a set of doors opening to the rear terrace, a dining room with a gas coal-effect fireplace with attractive tile slips and bay window, and a charming garden room which provides lovely views over and access to the rear garden.

      The bright, double aspect kitchen/breakfast room is generously proportioned and well-equipped with bespoke cabinetry, a butler sink, island unit, granite countertops, a [Rangemaster oven] and space for appliances.

      An adjoining utility room provides further storage, a sink and space for appliances, with access to outside. A cloakroom completes this floor.

      Arranged over the first floor are four light and well-proportioned bedrooms, two with fitted wardrobes, one with a feature fireplace and served by a well-appointed en suite shower room and another currently utilised as a library/study. A stylish family bathroom with a freestanding bath completes the accommodation.

      The rear garden has an ideal south-easterly aspect, creating a wonderful backdrop, with a climbing rose to the rear elevation. A paved terrace is ideal for al fresco entertaining, with a level area of lawn interspersed with mature deciduous trees. There are well-stocked borders planted with a wide variety of colourful perennials, established herbaceous shrubs and specimen trees, all creating a high degree of privacy and year round interest.

      A gravel driveway provides parking for several vehicles, and leads to a double garage with electric doors. There are shaped areas of lawn to the boundaries, with the front elevations adorned with wisteria and shaped beds adjacent to the front door, planted with roses, ceanothus and evergreen shrubs.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I think this is such a superb home, presented in extremely good condition & with delightful gardens

    Oliver HodgesProperty agent

    Local information

    • The Elms is located on the edge of the picturesque village of East Malling with the neighbouring town of West Malling offering a good range of local shopping facilities.
    • Shopping: West Malling (1.3 miles). Maidstone (7 miles). Tonbridge (11.7 miles). Bluewater (19 miles).
    • Mainline Rail Services: West Malling approx.1 mile & East Malling (0.3 miles) to London Victoria, London Bridge & Ashford International.
    • Primary Schools: St James the Great Primary School, More Park Roman Catholic Primary School, Leybourne St Peter & St Paul, C of E Primary School, West Malling and Offham.
    • Secondary & Grammar Schools: The Malling School in East Malling, Maidstone, Rochester, Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
    • Preparatory schools: Sutton Valence, the Schools at Somerhill, St Michael's and Russell House in Otford.
    • Private Schools: Sutton Valence, Rochester, Canterbury, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Rochester and Maidstone.
    • Leisure Facilities: Larkfield Leisure Centre with swimming pool and gym (2 miles). David Lloyd Racquets and Fitness Club in Kings Hill (4.1 miles), West Malling & Kings Hill golf courses.
    • Leisure centres in Tonbridge and Maidstone.
    • All distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • All mains services connected.
    • Directions: From our offices in Sevenoaks proceed out of the town along the A25 to Borough Green joining the A20 at Wrotham Heath. Continue along the A20 for approx. 4 miles and at the traffic lights turn right on to Winterfield Lane. Continue along and at the T-junction turn right, continuing on Winterfield Lane. Turn left on to Clare Lane and follow the road as it becomes Mill Street. Take the right spur signposted Stickens Lane and The Elms will be found on the left, shortly thereafter.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G