Queens Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0ER
Range of former school buildings in an excellent location. The site comprises a large detached property that has been adapted for school use as well as to number of former school buildings and playground areas. The freehold is offered seeking either its continued or alternative use. The site is also considered highly suitable for residential development, subject to all necessary approvals.
For Sale by way of Informal Tender with a closing date for bids of 12 noon on Friday 12th November 2021. Unconditional or Conditional (Subject to Planning) offers are invited for the freehold.
This secluded site is located on a private drive from Queens Avenue, one of west Maidstone’s premier residential addresses. It extends c. 0.8 ha (c. 2 acres) in size and is surrounded by residential gardens on all sides. It is accessed by a private driveway from Queen’s Avenue that leads to a broadly triangular area of approximately 0.8 ha (c. 2 acres) behind the rear gardens of houses fronting Queen’s Avenue, Trapham Road and Langdale Rise.
The majority of existing development is to the northern half of the site where the main school building is located. This comprises a large Victorian detached property set over three floors as well as an attic conversion and fully excavated basement. It is understood this attractive period property is not Listed. This property has a single-story extension that is generally in keeping with the main property. In addition, there are two further detached classroom blocks of various style and age that surround the hardstanding playground and fenced sports pitch. To the front of the main building is a further area of hardstanding used for car parking. The southern part of the site is a well maintained playing field. The majority of the site is bounded by mature trees many of which are understood to be subject of TPO’s. In addition, there is a group of mature trees of various species in the centre of the site.
Contact : Graeme Dowd