Lot 17


Clothworkers Arms, Lower Road, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3BL
Clothworkers Arms, Lower Road, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3BL
Sold £416,000

Situated in the centre of the popular village of Sutton Valence with stunning views to the rear across The Weald of Kent. The Clothworkers Arms is a semi-detached building with accommodation arranged over three floors with gardens and terraces to the rear overlooking The Weald, nestling on a plot of
0.15 hectares (0.38 acres). It has Planning Permission, granted on appeal, for change of use/conversion/extension to residential use.

Existing Accommodation

Ground Floor

L-shaped front bar area with central servery, rear bar area with doors leading to small balcony and steps down to patio/timber decked area, ladies and gents W.C., side hallway leading to stairs down and up.

Lower Ground Floor

Lower hall with door to rear, kitchen, prep room/utility and beer cellar.

First Floor

Landing, kitchen, living/dining room, three bedrooms and bathroom/W.C.


Patio/decked area with outbuilding and further land and gardens to the rear.


Planning Permission has been granted on Appeal under reference: APP/U2235/W/20/2365112 dated 26th May 2021 for the change of use/conversion/extension of Class A4 (drinking establishment) to C3 (residential use), in accordance with the terms of the application reference: 20/501090/FUL dated 12th March 2020, subject to conditions. The approved Planning Appeal decision and accompanying plans/drawings are available from the Local Planning Authority website.

Local Planning Authority

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

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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