Lot 99


The School House, Ashford Road, Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1AJ
The School House, Ashford Road, Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1AJ
Sold £375,000

On the instructions of Trustees

An attractive double fronted detached house, with pedestrian access off Ashford Road, situated adjacent to the former Harrietsham School (Lot 98) and now in need of total refurbishment and renovation.

The building occupies a plot of 0.15 hectares (0.38 acres) and may offer potential for re-development, subject to all the necessary consents being obtainable.

Ground Floor

Entrance hall with understairs cupboard and stairs to first floor. Two receptions rooms, kitchen, utility and side hall with two store rooms.

First Floor

Landing, three bedrooms and bathroom.


Front garden and rear garden with outbuilding.

Lapsed Planning 1

Maidstone Borough Council granted planning permission, under ref MA/98/1121, dated 14th September 1998, for a new access and driveway to the existing dwelling, subject to conditions.

Lapsed Planning 2

Maidstone Borough Council granted planning permission, under ref MA/08/1767, dated 25 November 2009, for the development of Harrietsham old school site, including the refurbishment of the existing main school building into two two-bedroom units with additional garage. Refurbishment of existing kitchen house into one two-bedroom unit with integral garage. The construction of three three-bedroom dwellings with garages and three two-bedroom dwellings with garages, subject to conditions.

In a subsequent application, ref MA/12/2140, dated 21 February 2013, Maidstone Borough Council granted planning permission to replace extant planning permission MA/08/1767. This permission has also lapsed. The scheme incorporated both Lots 98 & 99.

A copy of the above planning documents, accompanying plans and other information may be obtained from Maidstone Borough Council's website.

Local Planning Authority

Maidstone Borough Council. Tel: 01622 602736. Website: maidstone.gov.uk.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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