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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Pilgrims Way, Boughton Aluph, Ashford, Kent

Guide Price £1,850,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A superb detached family home with two bedroom annexe, stables and grounds of about 6.3 acres, set in a rural location

Boughton Aluph is a small pretty village located in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Downs, which lies 4.5 miles north of the market town of Ashford, between the villages of Boughton Lees and Wye. Wye offers everyday amenities, with a selection of local shopping, butchers, co-operative store, post office, hairdressers and individual shops, various public houses/restaurants with the ‘Flying Horse’ very nearby, along with Eastwell Manor Golf Spa Hotel and the railway station with connections into Canterbury and Ashford International. A wider range of facilities can be found in the historical City of Canterbury with excellent shopping, many cultural interests, restaurants, wine bars, coffee shops, Marlowe Theatre and Canterbury Cathedral. Leisure and recreational facilities in and around the area include sports centres, swimming pools, cricket, good selection of golf courses and water sports can be found along the coast.

Connections are also good with the A28 linking into motorway networks, the high speed Javelin train operating from Ashford Int’l to London St. Pancras in less than 38 minutes. Cross channel services to the continent operate from the Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Port of Dover.

Wye 2.5 miles
Ashford 4.5 miles
Canterbury 11.5 miles
Dover 24 miles
Folkestone 18.5 miles
(Distances are approximate)

Aluph House is a stunning detached house, built, we believe, around the 1920’s having been sympathetically and much improved by the current owners. There is also further Planning Permission to extend the property creating two further bedrooms and bathroom facilities. This substantial family home includes oak flooring to a number of rooms, Lutron lighting, reclaimed antique pine doors with brass fittings and fingerplates, under floor heating to the kitchen/breakfast room, utility, family bathroom and dressing room and stunning interior design.

The property comprises of a lovely reception entrance hall with music area and stairs rising to the first floor. The stunning sitting room has two sets of French doors opening onto the sun terrace, leaded light windows overlooking the front lawns and complemented by oak flooring. In addition, there is a separate family room which has an attractive exposed brick feature fireplace with wood burner and oak bresummer, oak flooring and double aspect leaded light windows. The study/office also has oak flooring, leaded light windows to the front and an attractive exposed brick feature fireplace.

The impressive open plan kitchen/breakfast dining room has a hand painted bespoke stylish fitted kitchen with matching base and wall mounted cabinets, integrated appliances including a Miele coffee machine and microwave, a Quooker hot tap, recess for stove range cooker, central island with drawers and cabinets, all complemented by granite worktops and attractive tile flooring. From the kitchen is a useful utility room with a matching range of base and wall mounted cabinets, wine cooler and ceramic tile flooring.

To the first floor the galleried landing leads to the impressive master bedroom suite with luxury en suite bathroom, fully fitted dressing room with a range of full height fitted wardrobes and island with glass fronted for shoe display and lighting. In addition there are three further good size bedrooms along with a beautifully and tiled and fitted family bathroom, all adding style and elegance to this superb family home.

The annexe comprises of a lovely sitting room with stable door opening onto the sun terrace, well fitted kitchen, downstairs shower room and to the first floor are two bedrooms.

Reception hall
Drawing room
Sitting room
Kitchen/breakfast/family room
Master bedroom with en suite luxury bathroom and dressing room
3 Further bedrooms
Family bathroom
2 Bedroom annexe
‘Shepherd’s hut’
Gardens & grounds about 6.3 acres

In the grounds is a garage block (two open cart and two enclosed) with clock tower, summer house with hot tub, Shepherd’s hut, stable block incorporating two stables, tack room and an open hay barn.

Gardens & Grounds
The property is approached from the lane via an electronic timber gate opening onto a paved driveway, leading to the garaging and provides ample parking. There are sweeping lawns, mature trees and shrubs

The beautiful rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with large Sandstone sun terrace leading to a decking area, summer house and hot tub. There are further sun terrace with pergola, attractive gravel pathway edged with lavender, rose and boxed hedge borders, mature trees and shrubs all enclosed by a mixed hedge and fence boundary enjoying the fantastic rural views. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 6.3 acres.

Heading out of Canterbury towards Ashford on the A28, continue straight following signs for Chilham. Take a left signposted Godmersham and Wye. Continue for a further 5 miles then take a right signposted Boughton Lees. Continue along the country lane for about 0.5 of a mile then take a right into Pilgrims Way. Continue down the lane for a further 0.5 of a mile and Aluph House will be found on the left hand side by electronic gates.

Services Oil fired central heating, main water and electricity, private drainage.

Local Authority Ashford Borough 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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08 September 2016

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