5 bedroom detached house for saleDe Havillands, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, Kent
A superb and substantial detached family home with wonderful rural views, grounds of 1.75 of an acre, set in the sought-after residential area of Bekesbourne
De Havillands is a small and executive residential development situated on the south east side of Canterbury in a spectacular semi-rural location, with neighbouring villages of Littlebourne and Bridge offering local facilities and primary schools. The historic City of Canterbury is approximately 3.7 miles distant offering an excellent shopping centre, many cultural interests, good choice of schools in both the private and state sectors, colleges and universities. Recreational facilities in and around the area include sports centres, swimming pools, Polo Farm Sports Club, a good range of golf courses and championship cricket at The Spitfire Ground, St. Lawrence in Canterbury.
Connections are good with rail services running from Bekesbourne to Canterbury or Dover Priory. Canterbury has two mainline railway stations, with Canterbury West operating the high speed train to London St. Pancras in just under an hour, and good road connections link the A2 into other motorway networks. The Port of Dover and Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton are in easy reach and both operate services to the continent.
Canterbury 3.7 miles
Canterbury West Station 4.8 miles
Dover 16.5 miles
Faversham 10 miles
Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton 20 miles (Distances are approximate)
9 De Havillands is a superb detached home, built in 1998 by a reputable builder, of attractive brick under tiled roof, and has been sympathetically improved and extended by the current owners to create a fabulous family home.
The property comprises entrance hall with attractive African hardwood custom-made entry door and lime washed balustrade staircase.
The lovely sitting room has an attractive exposed brick feature fireplace with gas-flame fire and box bay window with French doors opening onto the rear garden. There are two further reception rooms, one currently being used as a study. The impressive open plan kitchen/dining/ family room has attractive matching base and wall mounted cabinets, integrated appliances and central island, all complemented by granite worktops and travertine tile flooring, which sweeps through to the dining and family area. The family area leads to a useful guest bedroom with en suite shower room and French doors that enjoy views over the gardens. There is separate access to the front.
In addition, there is a well equipped utility room and WC, and other benefits include water softener, solar panels, central ceiling roses and coving, altogether adding style and elegance to this delightful family home.
To the first floor is a gallery landing leading to the master bedroom with a range of built-in wardrobes, dressing room and en suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms, one having an en suite shower room, together with an attractive family bathroom.
To the second floor is an excellent bedroom with vaulted ceiling, Velux windows, walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower room.
Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
Ground floor guest bedroom with en suite
Master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom
4 Further bedrooms, 2 having en suites
Gardens & grounds of approximately 1.75 of an acre
Wonderful rural views
GARDENS & GROUNDS
The property benefits from an extra large plot extending to approximately 1.75 of an acre and enjoys amazing rural views.
The front garden has a gravel driveway providing ample parking, lawns, trees and shrubs with a mature hedge boundary.
The impressive rear gardens have a sun terrace, well stocked flower borders, a belt of mature trees opening to a 1.73 acre paddock, and enjoy wonderful rural views.
The tandem garage has power and light and garage doors opening either end.
Head out of Canterbury towards the A2 keeping left towards Patrixbourne and Bridge. At the junction turn left onto Bifrons Hill. Proceed to the mini roundabout take a left onto Station Road, continue straight for about 0.25 of a mile then take a right onto School Road & Aerodrome Road. Continue straight for about a mile then turn left into Aerodrome Road. Proceed straight and the small development, De Havillands, will be found straight ahead. Number 9 is the first house on the right hand side.
Services All mains services connected.
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.
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