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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Molehill Road, Chestfield, Whitstable


Property Description

Key features

  • Enchanting Grade II Listed Detached Cottage
  • Enviable Location Overlooking Village Green
  • Stunning Inglenook Fireplaces & Wealth Of Beams
  • Kitchen/Diner, Sitting Room & Study
  • Large Well Tended Cottage Gardens
  • Garage & Ample Off Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This charming Grade II listed chocolate box cottage is believed to date back to the 17th Century, retaining many period features and has been lovingly maintained by its current owners. On entering this enchanting home you can easily imagine stepping back in time with the central entrance giving access to the two main rooms. The sitting room with triple aspect, wealth of exposed timbers, large inglenook fireplace and log burning stove creates a welcoming scene and the hub of the cottage is definitely the large kitchen/diner also boasting triple aspect, wealth of exposed timbers and impressive inglenook fireplace housing a Victorian Range where you can imagine the bread baking in the oven and the kettle boiling on the stove plus there is a bespoke handmade kitchen to add to the charm. In addition there is a rear lobby with large walk-in pantry, utility room/cloakroom and a study. To the first floor are three bedrooms and bath/shower room. This period home stands centrally on the generous plot which is naturally screened providing ample privacy, the gardens are well tended and continues the cottage feel throughout with plenty of individual seating areas, abundance of flowers, shrub bushes and trees, a Well is sited in the front garden along with a detached garage and ample parking. Situated in an enviable village location, only a short stroll from Chestfield's 18 hole golf course and 14th century barn converted to public house and restaurant, along with bus services to surrounding towns and the Cathedral City of Canterbury (approx 6.2 miles). The quaint Harbour Town of Whitstable is approximately 2.5 miles and benefits from a variety of individual shops, seafood restaurants for which the town has become renowned and a range of recreational and water sports facilities. Tankerton's delightful seafront and slopes with its array of colourful beach huts is approximately 1.4 miles. Chestfield mainline railway station, the doctors' surgery and Sainsbury's are approximately a mile.

Entrance Hall
Solid wood front entrance door. Tiled floor.

Sitting Room - 15' 1 x 11' 9 + 5' 10 x 5' 9 (4.6m x 3.59m)
Impressive Inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam housing log burning stove. Windows to front, side and rear overlooking garden. Radiator. Three wall light points. Tiled floor. Wealth of exposed timbers. Large under stairs cupboard. Door to study.

Study - 9' 0 x 7' 8 (2.75m x 2.34m)
Windows to front and side overlooking garden. Radiator. Wood floor.

Kitchen/Diner - 20' 9 x 14' 8 Max (6.33m x 4.48m)
Bespoke handmade base units. Butler sink with Granite surround and Granite drainer grooves. Butcher block work surfaces. 'Range' cooker with extractor cooker hood above. Windows to front, side and rear overlooking garden. Three wall light points. Two radiators. Inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam housing Victorian stove/range. Wealth of exposed timbers. Stairs leading to first floor. Tiled floor. Door providing access to side leading to garden. Opening to rear lobby.

Rear Lobby
Large walk-in larder. Tiled floor. Base unit. Cloaks cupboard. Thermostat for central heating. Door to utility room/cloakroom.

Utility Room/Cloakroom - 6' 2 x 5' 8 (1.88m x 1.73m)
Window to side and rear overlooking garden. Local splash back tiling. Radiator. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted combination Worcester gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below. Close coupled w.c. Clothes airer. Tiled floor.

Dormer window to rear with deep sill. Access to insulated loft. Two built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 1 - 15' 10 x 9' 4 (4.83m x 2.85m)
Windows to side and rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator. Two wall light points.

Bedroom 2 - 12' 3 x 7' 10 (3.74m x 2.39m)
Window to front overlooking garden. Radiator. Wall light point.

Bedroom 3 - 8' 6 x 7' 4 (2.60m x 2.24m)
Window to side. Radiator. Wall light point. Built-in cupboard with shelves. Eaves cupboard.

Bathroom - 8' 4 x 5' 3 + recess (2.54m x 1.61m)
Suite in white comprising free standing bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, separate fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c. Radiator. Partially tiled walls. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Light and shaver point.

Detached Garage - 18' 4 x 9' 7 (5.59m x 2.93m)
Detached garage with power and light.

Work room - 9' 8 x 7' 0 (2.95m x 2.14m)
To the rear of garage and accessed via door from rear garden. Power and light. Window overlooking rear garden.

Front Garden
Hedge to front. Lawn area. Well stocked flower and shrub beds. Enclosed seating area. Brick paths to front door and access to both sides. Large block paved driveway extending to the front of the garage and turning area providing ample off road parking. To the corner of the garden is a former Well.

Rear Garden - 53' 0 x 72' 0 Max (16.16m x 21.95m)
Mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of flower beds, bushes, shrubs and numerous fruit trees. Small ornamental pond with water fall. Brick paved patio area. Brick paved seating area to side. Summerhouse. Outside tap. Outside lighting. Enclosed area with two sheds and greenhouse. Gated pedestrian access to both sides. Enclosed with hedging. Kitchen garden.

Main Services
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.

Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the utility room/cloakroom and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.

The windows are generally of painted timber frames.

The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Council Tax
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band E. The amount payable under tax band E for the year 2016/2017 is £1944.08.

Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

Agent Notes
Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any plans or mapping and measurements are approximate, quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition. The fixtures and fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property. For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure. Printed 26th October 2016.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2016

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