4 bedroom detached house for saleReading Street, Broadstairs
Found in one of Broadstairs most sought after and desirable locations is this distinctive detached four bedroom period home. The property stands on a good sized plot and is set back from the road providing off street parking for numerous vehicles.
This delightful home provides well-proportioned living accommodation and boasts two reception rooms and four bedrooms; one of which has a built-in shower and separate W.C. There are many attractive and appealing features including the impressive entrance hall and staircase and attractive fireplaces; one with a woodburner. Externally, the rear garden is enclosed and is laid to lawn with a large raised patio, whilst the front garden is designed for ease of maintenance with a block-paved driveway providing parking area.
Broadstairs town centre is within a mile where you will find a wide variety of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. Broadstairs also has a number of sandy beaches and bays and offers a variety of recreational and leisure facilities. There is also a mainline railway station providing a high-speed link to London.
Ground Floor -
Lounge - 5.13m x 4.45m (16'10 x 14'7) -
Dining Room - 4.90m x 3.63m (16'1 x 11'11) -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.13m x 4.55m (16'10 x 14'11) -
First Floor -
Bedroom One - 4.09m x 3.81m (13'5 x 12'6 ) -
Bedroom Two - 4.04m x 3.61m (13'3 x 11'10) -
Bedroom Three - 3.61m x 2.87m (11'10 x 9'5) -
Bedroom Four - 2.97m x 2.72m (9'9 x 8'11) - With built-in shower, separate W.C and wash hand basin
Shower Room -
Separate W.C -
Front/Driveway - Block-paved driveway providing off street parking for numerous vehicles
Rear Garden - Laid to lawn with a large raised patio at the rear
Our Time Here - We have had the property for the past 34 years. It's such a unique house overlooking the village green, and it really stood out from the rest of the places we had looked at. It was completely empty at the time so we noticed all the lovely little details and we fell in love with it.
The hall is an overwhelmingly space. It really welcomes you in and gives a wonderful first impression leading to a wider than normal staircase. We spend the majority of our time in the kitchen-living space. It has an AGA, a big kitchen table and has been the centre of the home for the whole family over the years. Everybody tends to gather here, it's a warm, homely and a very social space.
It's a lovely looking house featuring some unusual, eye-catching windows; which are so exclusive to the unique design of the house that we had to have special aluminium casements made when we replaced the original wooden frames. We also landscaped the garden to be split level, so the upper terrace of the garden is like a stage, much to our grandchildren's delight.
We love the village feel of the location and the proximity to the beach, just a 10-15 minute walk down to Joss Bay. There is a post office, pub and church, along with several good schools within easy reach. You can easily walk to the golf course or tennis courts and there are plenty of places to go walking with the dog. Broadstairs town itself is not too far either, and there are good bus services locally. We love the area so much that we have moved just around the corner!
Our children grew up in the house and we have so many happy memories here. It has been a wonderful place to raise a family, and we have held pretty much every kind of important event in the house (birthdays and anniversaries etc.) during the past 30 years! Now that the children have moved out and have their own families, we felt it was time to downsize, but we will remember our time in this wonderful family home with great fondness.
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