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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Street, Southfleet, Gravesend

Sold STC £699,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen/Utility Room
  • Cellar
  • Scope for Separate Annexe
  • 2 Garages
  • Mature Gardens
  • Many fine period features

Full description


Description - Church House is a charming Grade II Listed property sitting on a good sized plot in the very heart of this popular village. This character home comes onto the market for the first time in over 30 years and has been a much loved and cherished family home. Dating back we understand to 14th Century Church House has been enlarged and modified over the centuries retaining a wealth of fine original features. For those e seeking a family home in a village location, look no further as this property will not disappoint, it has so much to offer with further scope. Both the elegant Sitting Room and Dining Room have impressive Inglenook fireplaces, exposed timbers and polished oak floors. There is an annexe to the side which would be perfect for anyone working from home, alternatively the annexe is ideal as a guest suite or studio. The mature gardens are an absolute delight with 300 year old Mulberry Tree, ancient yew and a variety of shrubs and trees . There are several shaded seating areas overlooking the neighbouring Church, a perfect setting for relaxing and outdoor entertaining. Church House is the real jewel in the crown in this delightful village in walking distance to the local school, church and village public house. We strongly recommend early internal viewing allowing sufficient time to walk around the house and gardens in order to fully appreciate all that this elegant property has to offer.

Location - Southfleet is a charming rural village taking its name from the River Fleet, a minor tributary of the River Thames. The village has a local school, church and village public house. Longfield Station is close by with services to London on the Victoria Line. There are a number of highly regarded secondary schools closeby including the newly built Longfield Academy which provide excellent facilities . Bluewater Shopping/Leisure complex is a just under 5 miles away providing a wide range of shopping facilities including cinema complex. There is access to all road networks with the A2 being just over a mile away. The M25, the Channel Ports and Ebbsfleet International station providing a 20 minute link to London/ St Pancras within easy reach.

Entrance - Through solid front door leading into:

Entrance Lobby - Poliished oak floor leading into:

Sitting Room - 5.16m x 3.71m (16'11 x 12'2) - Leaded light bay window to front. Feature inglenook fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove inset. Polished oak floor. Latch doors

Morning Room/Study - 5.11m x 3.94m (16'9 x 12'11) - Sash window to front. Panelled walls. Feature period style fireplace with Living Flame gas fire inset. Feature recessed display cabinet.

Dining Room - 5.33m x 4.06m (17'6 x 13'4) - Windows to side. Feature Inglenook fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove inset. Exposed beams. Polished oak floor. Steps to:

Kitchen - 3.02m x 3.89m (9'11 x 12'9) - Dual aspect window to rear and side. Comprehensive range of wall and base units with work surfaces over. Built in over with 4 ring gas hob set into work surface. Integrated dish washer. Tiled floor.
Stable door leading to rear gardens.

Utility Room - 4.55m x 2.44m (14'11 x 8') - Window to rear. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted boiler for central heating and hot water system. Original stone floor. Door leading to:

Cloakroom - Wash hand basin. WC.

Conservatory - 4.01m x 4.04m (13'2 x 13'3) - Double glazed surround. Door leading to rear garden.

Cellar - 4.37m x 5.11m (14'4 x 16'9) -

Annexe Sitting Room - 6.32m x 3.18m (20'9 x 10'5) - Dual aspect sash windows to front and rear. Stairs to first floor and Annexe Bedroom and Bathroom

First Floor -

Landing - Window to side. Exposed timbers to walls and ceiling.

Bedroom - Leaded light bay window to front. Built in storage/wardrobe cupboard. Radiator. Door leading to Annexe.

Bedroom - Sash window to front. Built in storage/wardrobe cupboard. Victorian style fireplace. Exposed beams.

Bedroom - Leaded light window to front.

Bedroom/Study - Window to side. Exposed beams,

Family Bathroom - Window to front. Suite comprising: corner bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin. Access to loft. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Separate Wc - Window to front. Wash hand basin. WC. Radiator.

Annexe Bedroom - Sash window to front. Radiator.

Annexe Bathroom - Window to rear. Suite comprising: panelled bath, wash hand basin, wc. Radiator.

Outside -

Front - Picket fence with pathway leading to entrance. Lawn to side surrounded by shrubs and trees.

Rear - The gardens are an absolute delight with the village church to the side and in the sound of church bells. Mainly laid to lawn with a number of mature trees including a 300 year old Mulberry and ancient Yew. There are a number of seating areas - a perfect setting for outdoor entertaining.

Garages - Two garages with additional off road parking.

Route To View - From the Otford office proceed in a northerly direction turning right at the village pond and passing the station on the right hand side. Continue through the villages of Shoreham and Eynsford. Just after the railway bridge turn right into Cedar Drive, right into Devon Road and left onto Holmesdale Road, Continue onto Holmsdale Hill leading onto St Margarets Road. Turn right onto Green Street Green Road,, left into Sandbanks Hill. Take the right hand turning into Dale Road and then right onto Church Street where the property will be found on the right hand side.

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08 April 2016

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