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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Adams Cottage, Shalmsford Street, Chartham, CT4

Guide Price £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Accommodation in excess of 1500 sq ft
  • Luxury fitted kitchen
  • Two reception rooms
  • Off road parking for two vehicles
  • Many original features

Full description

Guide Price £400,000 - £425,000. This distinctive double fronted cottage has been thoughtfully extended over the years with the original house dating back to the mid 1700’s. The covered entrance porch leads directly into the main living room with its exposed brick chimney breast and wood burning stove providing the main focal point, attractive box bay sash window and wooden flooring which runs throughout the majority of the ground floor. Abutting the living room is a further reception room with box bay window and a built storage cupboard. The spacious kitchen / dining room has two distinctive parts and features an array of oak style units, granite worktops, built in dresser with wine storage, old fashioned stove inset into the chimney breast, space for a large dual fuel range cooker, integrated dishwasher and space for further white goods. The central island allows the kitchen to flow into the dining area with bi-fold doors opening onto the rear garden and a further built in kitchen storage unit with integrated fridge/freezer and microwave. To the first floor, a light and airy central landing leads to the four bedrooms and has built in storage cupboards to one side. The master bedroom has a separate shower room and WC / wash hand basin, with the remaining bedrooms served by the family bathroom.
To the front of the property is a small walled garden with pathway leading to the covered entrance porch. To the rear is a south facing sunken patio area directly off the kitchen / diner, and a further area of lawn with mature shrubs and trees. There is off road parking for two vehicles (accessed via Thruxted Lane) and a rear gate leading back into the main garden.
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Canterbury City Council - 01227 862000. Kent County Council - 0845 247 247.
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The property is freehold and offered with vacant possession upon completion.
Can be negotiated upon receipt of offer.
The village of Chartham has amenities including a doctors surgery, convenience store; post office; sports field and welcoming pubs serving local food and ales. There are an array of country walks to be enjoyed practically on the doorstep and a cycle path along the River Stour which leads into Canterbury. The property falls into the catchment area for Chartham Primary School which produces impressive Ofsted reports with Canterbury home to a wealth of high achieving secondary schools spread across the city. The city centre is 5 miles away and is steeped in tradition offering restaurants, welcoming pubs and great shopping opportunities from boutiques to department stores. The stunning Cathedral dominates the skyline attracting visitors from around the globe. The property is 1 mile from Chartham train station, with high speed links to London.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016

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