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3 bedroom country house for sale

Shorne, Kent


Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedroom house
  • Period features
  • Double aspect lounge
  • South facing garden
  • Grounds approaching 1.06 acres
  • Linked double storey Coach house
  • Barn garage
  • Conservation area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ridgeway House is a classic late Georgian residence built circa 1834 situated in the Conservation area of Chestnut Green. Sympathetically restored to offer modern day requirements whilst retaining the integrity of the original building. With features including high corniced ceilings, stripped floorboards and panelled doors. The carriageway drive leads you to the stone steps and pillared entrance loggia. The double aspect lounge has bay window to front and French doors opening to South facing patio terrace and grounds extending to 1.06 acres. The separate Dining Room has multi fuel stove with bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom wc.

The first floor affords master bedroom with en-suite. Two further double bedrooms and family bathroom with access from main landing to attic bedroom/playroom. The double storey Coach House Barn linked to the property would make further accommodation. The driveway to side takes you to Barn garage with self contained office to the rear of the plot.

Property ref: 121_2493_3616878

Primary Schools:-
Shorne Primary School: 0.6 miles
Higham Primary School: 1.7 miles
Cobham Primary School: 1.7 miles
Meopham Primary School: 3.8 miles

Secondary Schools:
Gravesend Boys Grammar: 3 miles
St George’s C of E School: 3.4 miles
Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School: 3.7 miles
Mayfield Girls Grammar: 3.8 miles
Rochester Girls Grammar: 3.8 miles
Meopham Academy: 4.2 miles

Independent Schools:
Cobham Hall: 1.05 miles
Gads Hill: 1.11 miles
King’s Rochester: 3.52 miles
St Andrew’s Rochester: 3.26 miles

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Ridgeway House contains all the pleasing attributes of late Georgian domestic architecture. The façade has the large attractive windows of its period with the addition of two Victorian bays. This impressive frontage attracted the present owners, David and Tanya, who were immediately enchanted by the warm, inviting interior and stunning garden. The house was in need of some care and attention, and it was with great love and scrupulous attention to detail, that they restored the house to its original elegance.

The rooms have the space, symmetry and balance of their period which make the house an aesthetically pleasing, comfortable and spacious home; and the perfect venue for large gatherings of family and friends. The family eat in the dining room on a daily basis, and as the house is in an elevated position they can enjoy watching the world go by, through the large bay window. For more formal entertaining it transforms into a stylish setting, where yo...

Sole Street Railway Station: 2.8 miles
Meopham Railway Station: 3.5 miles
Ebbsfleet International Station: 5.3 miles

The distances calculated are as the crow flies. For information regarding travel please visit:-

Shorne is a picturesque tucked away village offering local shops, public houses, church and primary school. Adjacent to Shorne village there is Shorne Wood Country Park an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its wildlife value. The village is within easy reach of Gravesend and Medway town providing further excellent schooling with the M2 and M25 motorways linking to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London, Bluewater and the International railway station at Ebbsfleet offering a 17 minute link to London and the Channel Ports. The commuter is well served by coach service running from the area to London together with main line railway station at Sole Street and Higham on the Victoria and Cannon Street line respectively.

From Fine & Country North Kent proceed down Ash Road, at the roundabout turn right onto the Main Road. Once passed the schools on the right, turn first left onto New Barn Road. At the end of the road proceed over the roundabout into Hall Road. Turn right onto the A2 Coast bound. Take the third junction marked Shorne/Cobham, at the T Junction turn right onto Brewers Road which mergers onto the Ridgeway. The property will be found on the right hand side just opposite Tanyard Hill.

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Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2016


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