6 bedroom detached house for saleThe Leas, Kingsdown, Deal, Kent
Sold STC £1,350,000
A superb detached coastal home set in grounds of about 1.6 acres, boasting magnificent sea views out over the English Channel
The property is situated along the top of the famous White Cliffs above the high water mark. It is adjacent to land owned and maintained by the National Trust and backing onto the Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Course. It is approached via a private road running up past the Club house, leading onto The Leas. The site is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Special Landscape Area - part of the Heritage Coast and a Site of Specific Scientific Interest.
The pretty seaside village of Kingsdown, approximately 1 mile to the north, is a former fishing village of charm and character and offers a range of leisure activities. In the village there is a small selection of shops and amenities including a post office, newsagent, hairdresser, butcher, three public houses, restaurant/tearooms, the Church of St. John and primary school. A wider range of amenities can be found at Deal, Sandwich and the historic City of Canterbury, which offers a wider range of shopping facilities, many historic interests, and a good selection of schools in the state and private sectors, together with colleges and universities.
Recreational activities in and around the area are also good, with a selection of golf courses including Walmer and Kingsdown golf clubs neighbouring the property, Princes at Deal and the prestigious Royal St Georges at Sandwich. Sports centres and swimming pools can be found in Dover, Deal and Canterbury, and water sports can be found along the coast. Connections are also good with the A2 linking into the M2 and other motorway networks. The Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnel at Cheriton offer services to the Continent, and the high speed Javelin train operates from Sandwich, Dover and Canterbury to London St Pancras.
Canterbury 22 miles
Dover 7 miles
Deal 4 miles
Sandwich 8.5 miles
Channel Tunnel Terminal 20 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Ty Bryn (meaning Hill House) is a beautiful and substantial Arts & Crafts style home built, we believe, around 1911 and sits proud in its excellent plot of about 1.6 acres and commands wonderful coastal views from the impressive balconies and grounds out over the English Channel.
The property comprises a good sized entrance hall with lovely, sweeping ash staircase that leads to the first floor. There is an attractive double aspect sitting room having French doors and box bay window to the front, all enjoying the wonderful sea views.
The impressive separate dining room has an exposed brick feature fireplace and pine flooring. The well equipped kitchen/breakfast room has a range of cabinets with Aga, butler sink and walk-in larder cupboard. In addition on the ground floor the rear hall leads to a study/gym, separate WC and good size cellar.
To the first floor the galleried landing leads to the fabulous master bedroom suite, which comprises dressing room, en suite bathroom and sun room with doors that open onto the balcony, enjoying the wonderful garden and coastal views out over the English Channel. Also on the first floor there are three further bedrooms all having en suite shower rooms.
The second floor gives access to two further double bedrooms, both having en suite shower rooms, all together adding style and elegance to this truly lovely coastal home.
Master bedroom with dressing room, en suite bathroom & sun room
5 Further bedrooms all with en suites
Gardens & grounds of about 1.6 acres
Magnificent sea views
GARDENS & GROUNDS
The plot extends to approximately 1.6 acres and is approached via the private seaside road, via a five bar gate onto a large gravel drive and turning area that gives access to the detached garage and various outbuildings.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with sun terraces located underneath the balconies and loggia, ideal for alfresco eating, well stocked flower borders with perennial and annual planting, mature trees and shrubs and a vegetable garden, all enclosed by a mixed tree and fence boundary. A gate to the rear of the property opens onto the Kingsdown and Walmer golf course - all enjoying the magnificent and far-reaching channel views towards France.
There are two double garages, one set is open fronted with storage either side, workshop, greenhouse and various other outbuildings.
Head out of Canterbury via the A2 following signs for Dover. Continue straight until reaching the Whitfield roundabout. Continue straight over following signs to Dover for a further two miles. At the roundabout take a left towards Deal A258. Continue for approximately three miles taking a right just past the Five Bells public house signed for Kingsdown. Continue along the country lane for about a mile then turn right at the top end of the upper street into Victoria Road and take a second left onto Kingsdown Hill. Follow the road to the bottom and turn right into Oldstairs Road then first left into The Lees. Drive past the Clubhouse on your left and continue straight onto the private road and Ty Bryn is the fifth house on the right hand side.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Local Authority Dover District Council. Tax Band H.
Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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