4 bedroom cottage for salePrinces Gardens, Cliftonville, Margate
Sold STC £535,000
Full descriptionA stunning family home built in the ‘Arts & Crafts’ period which was heavily influenced locally by the renowned architect Edgar Ranger. The property occupies a generous plot with beautifully landscaped gardens and is situated in a coveted area close to the seafront. With many unique period features the property offers well-proportioned accommodation which has been maintained to a high standard by the present owners.
The ground floor is entered by the hallway leading to a dual aspect lounge with period fireplace and beamed ceiling. There is a fitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated oven and hob, a utility room, cloakroom, a separate dining room and a stunning architect design garden room with vaulted ceiling, log burner and French doors opening to the garden. The first floor has four bedrooms; one with an en-suite shower room, and a family bathroom. Externally there are large secluded and landscaped gardens with mature trees, shrubs, rockeries, lawns, pond, patio and vegetable garden. There is a large driveway to the front providing ample off street parking plus a garage.
At the end of the road you will find the cliff tops and seafront with magnificent views, walks and cycle trails. Local shops and cafes in Cliftonville are a short walk away with Margate approximately 2 miles away with the popular 'Old Town', the Turner Contemporary art gallery and sandy beaches. Margate has a mainline railway station offering services to London Victoria and the high-speed service via Ashford to London St. Pancras.
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall -
Lounge - 5.8 x 5.5 (19'0" x 18'0") -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.8 x 4.4 (15'8" x 14'5") -
Utility Room - 1.8 x 1.7 (5'10" x 5'6") -
Dining Room - 4.4 x 3.7 (14'5" x 12'1") -
Garden Room - 4.4 x 4.0 (14'5" x 13'1") -
First Floor -
Bedroom One - 5.2 x 5.2 (17'0" x 17'0") -
Bedroom Two - 4.4 x 3.4 (14'5" x 11'1") -
En-Suite Shower Room -
Bedroom Three - 5.5 x 2.8 (18'0" x 9'2") -
Bedroom Four - 3.4 x 2.8 (11'1" x 9'2") -
Bath And Shower Room -
Gardens - Large secluded and landscaped gardens with mature trees, shrubs, rockeries, lawns, pond, patio and vegetable garden
Front Garden/Driveway - Large driveway providing ample off street parking
Garage - 5.9 x 2.8 (19'4" x 9'2") -
Our Time Here - We have lived here for 30 years. It was the houses outward appearance that first attracted us and the location suited our needs. It is very close to the sea, within easy walking distance of the shops and GP surgery and just a five minute drive to the station; so for convenience its great.
Despite being so close to all the amenities the house feels very private and secluded thanks to its position within the garden which wraps around the house on three sides. We added the garden room as an extension to the existing property and this is possibly our favourite room in the house. Its a lovely, light and airy space and has the added benefit of a multi-fuel stove, which makes it very cosy in the winter.
We love having the beaches close by and enjoy the cliff-top walks, as well as being within easy reach of The Turner Centre and the old town area close to the harbour. There is a reasonable range of local shops.
The size of the garden and the house has enabled us to hold many family celebrations and reunions over the years which will be some of our happiest memories of the house.
Our daughters both live in the West Country and we plan to move closer to them and our grandchildren. All in all, its been a very happy family home and we will remember it with great affection.
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