5 bedroom detached house for saleWootton Drive, Garlinge Green Road, Petham, Canterbury, Kent
A substantial, detached five bedroom house set in grounds just shy of an acre, on a prestigious development in Petham NO CHAIN
Blakesbourne is set on a small, private residential development in a sought-after location within a Conservation Area and enjoys glorious views over the surrounding countryside in the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Petham village is about 0.3 mile with charming period buildings, a primary school, new village hall and the 13th Century All Saints Church. There are picturesque walks and rides through the countryside and woodland.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury is 5 miles away, with its many cultural interests, the Marlowe Theatre, excellent shopping centre, and wide range of schools in the private and state sectors, together with colleges and universities. There is a wide choice of sporting facilities in and around the area, including county cricket at the Spitfire St Lawrence Ground, a good selection of golf courses, Polo Farm Sports Club, and fishing and water sports can be found along the coasts.
The high speed train runs from Canterbury West to London St Pancras in just under an hour, and from Ashford International, which is approximately 13 miles away, within 38 minutes.
Canterbury 5 miles
Dover 20 miles
Folkestone 19 miles
Whitstable 12.5 miles
A2/M2 3 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Blakesbourne is a substantial, five-bedroom, detached house built by the well-known and reputable developers, Bretts, in 1998 and has since been extended by the current owners creating a fabulous family home. The accommodation comprises good sized entrance hall, a super, L-shaped sitting room with attractive stone surround fireplace and burner, and a bay window overlooking the gardens, and double French doors opening into the delightful conservatory, which is double glazed on a brick plinth with vaulted glazed roof and attractive tile flooring. In addition, there is a separate dining room, an excellent kitchen / breakfast / family room, which comprises a range of matching base and wall mounted cabinets, some integrated appliances, recess housing Leisure range cooker, complemented by attractive worktops and ceramic tiled walls and flooring. The family area has double aspect panelled windows and doors opening onto the rear garden. In addition, there is a useful utility room and two WCs, one being off the main hall.
To the first floor is the super master bedroom with a range of built-in wardrobes and separate dressing room with range of built-in wardrobes and en suite shower room with white suite and attractive twin hand basins. The guest bedroom also has an en suite shower room.
There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
WCs x 2
Master bedroom with dressing room and en suite
Guest bedroom with en suite
3 further bedrooms
Gardens & grounds shy of an acre
The front of the property is approached from Wootton Drive onto a large gravelled parking area that leads to the front entrance and triple garage. There are lawns, mature hedge boundary and well-stocked flower borders.
The rear gardens sweep around the property and are mainly laid to lawn with a wealth of well-stocked flower borders, shrubs, mature trees and planting and trellises adorned with climbing plants. There is a greenhouse, garden shed and summer house, and to the side of the property is an orchard with apple, pear, quince and plum trees, and a separate vineyard planted with German vines, all enclosed by tall mature tree boundary.
The triple garage is detached, under a tiled roof with power, light and automatic doors.
Heading out of Canterbury via the Old Dover Road towards the cricket ground, turn right towards Hythe on the B2068 onto Nackington Road. Continue straight for approximately 3.5 miles then turn right signposted for Petham and Waltham onto Town Road. Proceed into the village for about 1 mile and then turn right onto Vicarage Hill. Continue to the top of the hill and Wootton Drive is the second drive on the right-hand side. Proceed onto the private gravelled drive, taking the third turning on the left-hand side and Blakesbourne will be found on the corner plot.
Services Broadband, mains electricity and drainage. LPG for cooking, oil-fired central heating.
Local Authority Canterbury City Council
Tax Band 'G'
Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
Agent's Note All communal areas and the central green are maintained by Wootton Management Company.
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