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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Clare Road, Whitstable

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

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Found in the highly sought after seaside town of Whitstable is this attractive detached double fronted family home believed to have been built in the early 1900’s. The property has been well-maintained by the present owners and provides spacious and well-proportioned living accommodation.
To the ground floor there is a 31ft lounge/diner/family room and a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room with integrated oven, hob and dishwasher. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, the master having an en-suite shower room and there is a family bathroom.
The well-maintained rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with large decked patio area with timber Gazebo, ideal for entertaining. There is also the possibility to create off street parking to the rear, as there is vehicular access (subject to the necessary consents and approvals being obtained).
Whitstable town centre offers a wide selection of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as the popular beach and working harbour. Whitstable railway station is close by providing a regular service to London.

Ground Floor -

Hallway -

Lounge - 4.60m x 3.51m (15'1 x 11'6) -

Dining Room - 4.62m x 3.51m (15'2 x 11'6) -

Family Room - 4.70m x 3.53m (15'5 x 11'7) -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.49m x 4.78m (18 x 15'8) -

First Floor -

Landing -

Bedroom One - 4.70m x 3.53m (15'5 x 11'7) -

En-Suite Shower Room -

Bedroom Two - 4.70m x 3.53m (15'5 x 11'7) -

Bedroom Three - 4.70m x 3.51m (15'5 x 11'6) -

Bedroom Four - 4.70m x 3.05m (15'5 x 10') -

Bathroom -

External -

Rear Garden - Laid mainly to lawn with large decked patio area with timber Gazebo

Our Time Here - Weve lived at the property for over 12 years. We moved here when our eldest son was 2 1/2 and our middle son was just 2 weeks old! We were living in Rochester when we first came across the property. I remembered visiting Whitstable as a young girl, and I brought my husband to visit the town and to see if it was a good place for windsurfing, which is his hobby. From that visit, we wondered why on earth we were living in Rochester, as Whitstable was wonderful and the same distance to work!
This was a perfect family home for us to grow into. We were so excited to live close to the beach, and the house had recently been renovated so although it had lovely period features, it was ready for us to move into ideal for a family with such young children! Our favourite room is probably the kitchen, which is open plan with the dining area and this opens out onto the garden. Its where we spend most of our time, especially in the summer months. This is where everything happens, mealtimes, homework, parties; its a great family space.
The house is in an ideal location for us. You dont really need a car to get to anything, which is perfect for families. We love the fact that it is just a 5 minute walk to the beach, and we enjoy walking our dog in the local area. The centre of Whitstable is 10 minutes away on foot with all the independent shops, while the station is 5 minutes walk, which also benefits from the high speed rail link.
This has been such a lovely family home and we have really enjoyed the mix of old and new features. Having 4 bedrooms and a playroom has been a real highlight for us, being able to close that door and relax in the sitting room with no toys or clutter has been brilliant! We will also miss the south-facing garden, which is a lovely, sunny space. Its with great sadness that we are leaving but we feel that now is the right time.

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14 July 2016


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