4 bedroom detached house for saleBalliol Road, St Peters, Broadstairs
Sold STC £499,950
Full descriptionNO FORWARD CHAIN.
Found in a highly desirable and sought after location just off Reading Street is St. Andrews Lodge, a late Victorian detached four bedroom family home. This delightful area is a jewel in Broadstairs crown with its ‘local’ The Swan, a convenience store and church all within easy access. For the active, North Foreland Golf Course is close by, as are local riding stables and the sandy beaches at Joss Bay.
St. Andrews Lodge offers a huge scope and potential with the accommodation arranged over three floors. There are three reception rooms plus a conservatory, with three bedrooms to the first floor and a further bedroom and an attic room to the second floor. There is also a family bathroom, shower room and an additional separate shower.
Externally the beautiful gardens have been thoughtfully designed and are laid mainly to lawn but enjoy well-stocked plant and flower borders and attractive patios and pond. To the front there are mature flower and shrub borders and a gravel driveway with off street parking for numerous vehicles.
The quaint seaside town centre of Broadstairs is within easy access where you will find a wide variety of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops. There are many renowned sandy beaches along the coastline and Broadstairs has a mainline railway station with a high-speed rail link to London St. Pancras. The area has a number of highly regarded schools in both the public and private sector including grammar schools.
Sitting Room - 3.30m x 3.81m -
Lounge - 3.30m x 6.20m -
Dining Room - 2.97m x 3.30m -
Kitchen - 3.23m x 3.30m -
Utility Room - 1.52m x 2.21m -
Conservatory - 3.02m x 3.66m -
First Floor -
First Floor Landing -
Bedroom One - 3.07m x 3.91m -
Bedroom Two - 3.10m x 3.89m -
Bedroom Three - 3.02m x 3.30m -
Separate Shower -
Built-In Cupboard - 1.47m x 1.52m -
Second Floor -
Second Floor Landing -
Bedroom Four - 3.35m x 4.93m -
Attic Room - 2.57m x 6.02m -
Shower Room -
Front Garden/Driveway - Gravelled Providing Off Street Parking For Numerous Vehicles
Rear Garden - Laid To Lawn With Patio Areas, Pond And Gravelled Area
Our Time Here -
The Vendor's View - It was the location that led us to this house twenty years ago. We lived in Cliftonville at the time, but we were very involved in the St. Peters community due to our church commitment at St. Andrews Church. We had seen this house up for sale for a long time and eventually decided that this was where we'd like to be.
My favourite part of the property is the garden as my husband is a very keen gardener. It is a very beautiful place and its lovely to sit and listen to the birds singing. There are a lot of trees here, and we consider ourselves to be very lucky that we live in a place with no noise pollution from cars and busy roads.
I personally like my own space and for that reason I love the morning room. This property used to be a vicarage and this room was the vicars office. It's a calm and quiet room, where I enjoy listening to music and reading.
We really like the quiet village location, offering typical village living with a little shop and post office, excellent local schools and a good village pub; every year there is a village fete, which has a great sense of community. The position is semi-rural however, and within 10 minutes you can be in Westwood Cross, a large shopping and leisure centre. For us it is an ideal situation to be in a village setting, yet accessible to all the amenities you could ever need.
The beach is just a 8-10 minute walk from the house, and there is plenty to do in the local area. There are riding and even disabled riding facilities about a five minute walk away, a golf course that stretches out along the coast, and many water related activities. The area is really lovely for walking, and one of my favourite sights is the picturesque lighthouse nearby, it's completely beautiful here.
Having reached retirement age, we are now downsizing to a bungalow in the village as we can't imagine living anywhere else!
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