70 Bank Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1SN


Maidstone is the county town of Kent, and lies directly to the south of junction 7 of the M20, with the property being within 2.5 miles of the motorway.

Bank Street is a pedestrianised walkway running parallel to the High Street, and the subject property is close to its junction with Mill Street.

Maidstone West is the closest train station, within 5 minutes’ walk.


This property is a Grade II listed building arranged over ground, lower ground, basement and two upper floors.

The ground floor comprises a former café/bar/restaurant, with a lower ground floor area comprising kitchens, preparation and storage areas. From the kitchen area there is access to basement cellarage & stores.

In addition to integral access to the upper parts, there is also a side access, to enable self-containment of the upper floors.

Presently part of the 1st floor comprises customer ladies and gents WCs, and ancillary areas, including storage and offices, under a large flat roof extension.

The 2nd floor comprises a self-contained flat.

Existing Floor Areas

Ground – Bar/Restaurant area –                       1280 sq ft                (119 sq m)

(Incorporates a disables compliant WC)

Lower Ground – Kitchens / Prep / Stores –       610 sq ft                  (57 sq m)

Basement – Stores –                                             1200 sq ft                (111 sq m)

First Floor – WC`s & ancillary areas                    1725 sq ft                (160 sq m)

Second Floor – Flat –                                            577 sq ft                  (54 sq m)

Total Floor Area                                                    5392 sq ft                (501 sq m)



Planning and listed building consents have been granted to convert and extend the building to create 6 flats, with the retention of a smaller front bar / restaurant area. Ref 14/506793/FULL: See plans.

The proposal provides for 3 no. 1 beds and 3 no. 2 beds; & front commercial unit.


Proposed Schedule of Accommodation

Flat          Type       GIA sq m                               GIA sq ft

1              2 bed     87.84                       945

2              1 bed     37.9                         408

3              2 bed     62.32                       671

4              1 bed     42.53                       458

5              2 bed     43.37                       467

6              1 bed     55.60                       598

Shop       A3           55.00                       592

Basement Stores – not included – with potential


Freehold – with vacant possession.

Guide Price

£400,000.  The sale is subject to VAT.


We request all offers to be unconditional, and backed up with proof of finance.


By appointment through the sole agents office – contact Josh Olney or Rupert Farrant – 01892 552500/ office@durlings.co.uk

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Property Details

Location: Maidstone
Description: Grade II listed former Café Bar with planning consent for conversion & extension to provide 6 flats and a ground floor retail (A3) unit.
Basement cellars with further potential.
Size: 5392 sq ft - existing
Tenure: Freehold
Price: Guide Price - £400,000. The sale is subject to VAT.
Rates: n/a
Service Charge: n/a
Terms: To be sold with vacant possession.

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