4 bedroom detached house for saleHoath Road, Hoath, Canterbury, Kent
Guide Price £820,000
A lovely and substantial detached period house with grounds of about 4.5 acres in a wonderful rural setting
Moleshill House is situated in a rural location approximately 4½ miles north east of Canterbury with neighbouring villages such as Westbere, Fordwich and Sturry, which has its own railway station. The City of Canterbury offers many cultural interests, a good choice of schools, colleges and universities, and an excellent shopping centre, and two mainline railway stations with services to London, with Canterbury West now operating the high speed train to London St Pancras. Communications are also good with the A2 and M2 giving access to the Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Port of Dover. Recreational facilities in an around the area include championship at the Spitfire St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, a good selection of golf courses and lovely walks around the lakes at Westbere. Sailing and other water sports can be found along the coast.
Canterbury 4½ miles
Herne Bay 7 miles
Whitstable 10 miles
Dover 20 miles
London 71 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Moleshill House is a super period property dating, we believe, around 1870, which sits beautifully within its 4.5 acre plot.
The property has been extended and updated by the current owners and provides generous accommodation comprising entrance porch, a lovely open-plan sitting/family room with Victorian fireplace, bay window to the front, vaulted ceilings with Velux windows, and French doors which open onto the beautiful gardens. The separate dining room also incorporates a Victorian fireplace, 'Junckers' oak flooring, and bay window which also enjoys views over the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of Shaker-style base and wall mounted units, Aga and integrated appliances, complemented by wood-style worktops and tiled flooring. In addition, there is a separate study, utility room with tiled floor and a useful downstairs shower room.
To the first floor is the master bedroom with bay window, Victorian fireplace and built-in wardrobes. There are two further bedrooms and family bathroom and separate WC, and staircase leading to the second floor, which provides guest bedroom with en suite facilities and deep, walk-in eaves storage.
Attic guest bedroom with en suite
3 further bedrooms
Grounds of approximately 4.5 acres
The property is approached off Hoath Road via five-bar gate onto a private, tree-lined sweeping drive, which leads to a parking area for several vehicles. The formal gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a wealth of shrubs and mature trees to include apple, cherry, pear and plum trees, lily pond, vegetable garden, and greenhouse.
The remainder of the grounds are agricultural, all in a beautiful, typical Kentish rural setting.
To the front of the property is a useful garage/workshop.
Proceed out of Canterbury and follow signs for Margate and the A28 for approximately
3.5 miles. At Sturry pass over the level crossing and bearing right, continue for a further 0.5 of a mile then take a left signposted for Hoath along Babs Oak Hill. Continue straight for approximately 1 mile and Moleshill House will be found on the left hand side.
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
Local Authority Canterbury City Council - 01227 862000 Tax Band 'G'
Fixtures and fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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