4 bedroom detached house for saleMill Lane, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury, Kent
Sold STC £645,000
A pretty detached flint barn conversion with lovely gardens, set in the sought-after location of Stelling Minnis
The property is located at the beginning of Mill Lane with views of the mill, set in the Minnis, a large area of open common land ideal for walking, riding and cycling. Stelling Minnis itself forms part of the North Kent Downs countryside, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In the centre of the village green are a public house, the Rose & Crown, and a village store/post office. The local primary school lies on the parish boundary with Bossingham, and a bus service links the village to Canterbury, Folkestone and Hythe. The nearby Cathedral City of Canterbury is rich in history and culture with an excellent high-street. It has a range of well-regarded schools in the private and state sectors, as well as its renowned colleges and universities. Connections are good with the high-speed train to London St. Pancras operating from Folkestone, Ashford Int'l and Canterbury West, and also with the Channel Tunnel and ferry port at Dover operates services to the continent. The nearby M20 links into the A2 and other motorway networks.
Canterbury 8.5 miles
Folkestone 13.3 miles
Ashford 16 miles
Dover 19.9 miles
M20 7.4 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Millers Barn is a charming and characterful detached converted miller's barn dating, we believe, around 1890 and now creates a fabulous and flexible home, of attractive flint, brick and weatherboarding under a Kent peg tile and slate roof.
This beautiful home is predominantly arranged on one level with the added benefit of a bedroom with en suite and study to the first floor. It has been much improved by the current owners and comprises a pleasant entrance reception room which has exposed beams and glass roof, flint walls and panel doors opening through to the lovely dining room with semi-vaulted ceiling. The charming sitting room has an inglenook feature fireplace with wood-burner, exposed beam and attractive balustrade staircase, which leads to the first floor.
The well fitted bespoke kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base and wall mounted cabinets, some glass-fronted for display, recess for Range cooker (available by separate negotiation), integrated appliances, all complemented by Corian work surfaces, and French doors open onto a delightful courtyard garden. Off the kitchen is a useful utility/boot room.
The majority of the bedroom arrangements are located on the ground floor, with the master bedroom having a range of built-in wardrobes, en suite shower room, and panel doors opening onto the rear gardens. There are two
further good sized bedrooms, an elegantly fitted and tiled family bathroom and two deep shelved walk-in store rooms.
To the first floor is a further bedroom with en suite facilities and study/landing area.
The property is beautifully presented throughout, capturing character and charm for this lovely period home.
Entrance reception room
Master bedroom & en suite shower room
2 further bedrooms
First floor bedroom & en suite
The gardens are a particular feature of the property. The formal gardens are mainly laid to lawn and the flower beds and borders are well stocked with a wealth of perennial and annual planting, mature flowering shrubs and trees, and raised vegetable beds with the fence and wall boundary and gate giving access to
the double detached garage.
There is a potting shed and greenhouse both with power.
To the front of the property is a gate leading to the entrance and the pretty fenced and walled courtyard sun terrace gardens, with a riot of colourful plants and shrubs.
The double detached garage has power and light, and gravelled area to the front providing additional parking.
Head out of Canterbury on the Old Dover Road towards the cricket ground and take a right signposted for Hythe/Stone Street on the B2068. After approximately 6.7 miles take a left onto Curtis Lane signposted for Stelling Minnis. Continue on Curtis Lane for approximately half a mile and then take a right signposted Mill Lane - a no through road. As you turn into Mill Lane Millers Barn is the second property on the left hand side.
Services Heating by LPG gas. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
Local Authority Shepway District Council. Tax Band "G".
Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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