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3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale


Sold STC £460,000

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The Property
Bayze House comprises a substantial Grade II Listed period home with double jettied elevations to two sides, with a frontage to Strand Street, and forming a part of what is regarded as the longest unbroken line of jettied properties in the country. Arranged over three floors the property offers exceptional period character with extensive exposed beamwork throughout, including dragon beams to the first and second floors. Strand Street formed part of the orginal quayside to The Haven in the Middle Ages when Sandwich was one the premier ports of England. Bayze House is so named after the trade in linen and cloth, including baize,or bayze as it was then known.
The ground floor includes the original shop front and there is scope for a wc in the utility area enabling this to be considered for commercial use, subject to all necessary consents. The main house which is accessed via an impressive split level hall from Love Lane, provides substantial living accommodation on the first floor, with three bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom and one with en suite cloakroom), family bathroom and a spacious landing on the second floor together with gas central heating. Outside there is small private courtyard, with gates onto Love Lane that can be opened to provide a parking space.

Arched Front Door
approached from Love Lane leads into:-

Reception Hall 17' 5 x 15' 9 (5.31m x 4.80m)
with large upper level useful as an additional downstairs dining room if required and two steps down to lower level with large understairs area. Door to lower hallway beyond. Exposed stonework to one wall. Exposed beams to ceiling and to one wall. Window onto Love Lane. Door to useful shelved storage cupboard. Staircase to first floor. Two glass panelled doors leading to:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 17' 6 x 16' 6 (5.33m x 5.03m) max narrowing to 11ft 3ins min by the fireplace
Windows to Love Lane and to courtyard with door leading out to courtyard. To one corner is a large fireplace opening with huge oak bressummer over. Kitchen cabinets to three sides of the room with roll edge work surfaces, inset two and a half bowl sink/drainer, inset electric hob, eye level electric double oven/grill. Space for under-unit fridge. Within one of the base cupboards is space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Floor standing gas-fired central heating and hot water boiler under the work surface. Exposed beams to ceiling and one wall exposed to the brickwork.

Lower Hall
Windows fronting on to Strand Street. Pair of double doors (still in situ) serving the original shop front entering the house from Strand Street. To one side of the hallway is an arched recess beneath the dining room fireplace above.

Study 10' 7 x 9' 10 (3.23m x 3.00m)
Large shop window to front. This room has very attractive exposed beamwork to the ceiling and walls believed to be the oldest on view within the house. The brick and timber plinth runs around two walls of the study forming an excellent storage or seating area.

Utility Room 9' 11 x 5' 2 (3.02m x 1.57m)
Space for white goods and appliances and shelves for storage at high level with beamed ceiling.

First Floor

Sitting Room 18' 11 x 15' 11 (5.77m x 4.85m)
Window overlooking Love Lane. Brick fireplace to one corner. Exposed beams to walls and to the ceiling and large opening through to dining room towards the front and living room towards the rear.

Living Room 15' 8 max narrowing to 12ft 5ins min x 12' 1 (4.78m x 3.68m)
with brick fireplace recess adapted to form a television alcove with windows to side and rear and a fitted cupboard to one corner. A washbasin is plumbed into a wooden bureau to provide drink making facilities at this level. Beamed ceiling. Exposed brickwork to the fireplace wall.

Dining Room 18' 10 x 18' 7 (5.74m x 5.66m)
Window facing Strand Street and window facing Love Lane. Attractive brick fireplace to one side with beamed walls and beamed ceilings. Staircase to one corner rising to second floor.

Second Floor

Landing 26' 0 x 9' 0 (7.92m x 2.74m)
Window to rear. Two large beams at just above head height running across the width of the room and with the top of the brick chimney rising up through the floor from the dining room below. Beamed ceiling. Beams to walls.

Master Bedroom 17' 1 max narrowing to 12ft 2ins x 14' 6 (5.21m x 4.42m)
Two windows to rear. Exposed beams to three of the walls with inset downlighters in the ceiling. To one side of the room there are doors to en suite bathroom and walk-in wardobe. Access to loft.

Walk-in Wardrobe 6' 0 x 6' 0 (1.83m x 1.83m)
with hanging rails and generous storage space.

En Suite Bathroom
Window facing Love Lane. White suite including panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, vanity unit cabinet with cupboards and work surface with inset wash basin, close coupled WC. Exposed beams to the walls and across the ceiling.

Bedroom Two 10' 11 x 11' 9 max (3.33m x 3.58m) narrowing to 8ft 6ins min
Window overlooking Love Lane. Exposed beams to ceiling on one side and one of the walls. Door to:-

En Suite Cloakroom
White suite including close coupled WC, wash basin set in vanity unit with cupboards under. Electric extractor fan.

Bedroom Three 19' 4 x 11' 10 max (5.89m x 3.61m) narrowing to 8ft min
Window overlooking Love Lane. White pedestal wash basin to one corner. Exposed beams to two walls and with a further window to the front presently closed with wooden shutters. Access to loft.

An internal room with electric extractor fan. Fitted with a coloured suite including panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and low level WC with an airing cupboard to one corner of the room with pre-lagged copper hot water cylinder.

Courtyard measuring 17ft x 11ft 6ins with Tibetan slate paving and a storm porch to one corner by the door leading into the kitchen. A pair of bi-fold wooden gates give vehicular access out onto Love Lane if required. To another corner is a storage bunker.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 May 2012


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