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4 bedroom house for sale
Beach Street, Deal, Kent
Tenure: FreeholdHall | Drawing room | Dining room | Playroom | Kitchen | Utility room | Ground floor bathroom | 2 Lower ground floor rooms | 4 Bedrooms | Second family bathroom | Garden
161 Beach Street is situated on the premier sea front road of the charming seaside town. Built around 1740 the house has lovely bright accommodation arranged over three floors. A panelled front door with original stained glass fan light over leads into the hallway where stairs rise to the first floor. The hall has a slate tiled floor, there are deep skirtings and some original modillion cornice. A door on the left leads to the dining room, a lovely bright room with good views over the beach. This has egg and dart cornicing and an open fireplace with wooden surround and deep skirtings. The hall passageway continues through to an inner hall, off which is a playroom with some original panelling to one wall and fitted cupboards. Adjoining is a downstairs bathroom with WC, wash basin and bath with fitted shower over. The kitchen is at the far end of the passage and is fitted with a range of contemporary floor and wall units with wooden work surfaces over, a gas hob with extractor hood over and oven under, a 1.5 bowl moulded sink. A door then leads to the utility room which has original tiled flooring, sink and space for dishwasher. There is a door to the outside.
In the inner hall there is original panelling and stairs down to the lower ground floor, currently given over to a bedroom, which has an original brick floor, a raised hearth and a cupboard to one side and various store cupboards. Beyond that a doorway leads to a games room/"chill out space" and has a glass window to the front. In one corner there is a shelved store cupboard.
From the hall, stairs lead to the first floor landing and principal drawing room, a wonderful room across the width of the house with a pair of windows overlooking the beach and the sea; in one corner is an original ornate cast fireplace with a marble surround and hearth. Opposite this is bedroom 4. Continuing down the passageway there is a family bathroom with roll top bath, shower cubicle and wash basin with good roofscape views over the rear of the property, adjoining is a cloakroom which has a WC and wash basin. Stairs then lead up to bedroom 3.
The principal stairs lead to a second floor where there are two further double bedrooms both enjoying extensive sea and beach views.
161 Beach Street is situated in the much sought-after Conservation Area of Deal. The busy and thriving town centre is close by and includes a good range of shops providing for all needs. There are good education facilities in the area with grammar schools in both Dover and Sandwich and private schools in Canterbury, Dover and Northbourne. The Cathedral City of Canterbury is about 18 miles away and provides a wide range of cultural, sporting and leisure facilities.
For information on schools please visit http://www.kent.gov.uk/education_and_learning.aspx
There are now High Speed trains from Deal providing services to London in about 1 hour 22 minutes. The High Speed rail service from Dover Priory takes about 1 hour 10 minutes to London St Pancras. The A2 at Whitfield is about 6 miles away and provides a dual carriageway link to the M2 and the remaining motorway network
There is a good sized garden for central Deal with, in one corner, a covered seating area and a garden shed. There are raised beds with mature trees and shrubs, and an area of paved terrace and lawn with a side gate to Golden Street