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5 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Leonards Road, Hythe, Kent, CT21

Offers in Excess of £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Enchanting Grade II Listed house
  • Situated in the heart of Hythe
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Beautiful walled gardens approx half an acre
  • Period outbuildings
  • Requiring some updating & modernisation
  • Chain free

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situation

Situated in an enviable location in the heart of Hythe where local amenities are all within walking distance.

Hythe's charming town centre offers a variety of independent shops and restaurants as well as four supermarkets and the Royal Military Canal, an attractive unspoilt seafront are within easy reach.

The area is fortunate in having particularly good commuting services with High Speed rail links to London St. Pancras via Sandling and Folkestone West and Central Stations.

Access to the nearby M20 motorway provides a network to the remainder of Kent with Eurotunnel in Cheriton offering connections to the Continent.

The Property

An enchanting Grade II listed period property of great historical charm with a wealth of architectural features and original detail.

Built in the early 19th Century and adorned in stunning pyracantha and forsythia complementing a handsome façade typical of the period. The versatile accommodation is of elegant proportions and whilst little has altered from the original design, it may now benefit from some updating and modernising. Rockdean has retained a wealth of original detail and character and still offers charm in abundance.

There are three reception rooms on the ground floor, a useful parlour and the kitchen with a brick floor opens on to a potting conservatory.
An elegant staircase leads to the first floor where there are five bedrooms and a large family bathroom.

The property benefits from two rooms in the cellar.

Outside
Rockdean stands within its beautiful walled gardens of approximately half an acre. There is a partially shared driveway leading up to the rear section of the gardens where there is a period stable block, shepherd's cottage and a large barn with a store room and wood shed, some of which may be suitable for conversion subject to consent.

The landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property and provide a secure and enchanting environment in which to relax and enjoy. The gardens have been beautifully designed and tended and have been planted with a variety of mature shrubs and plants.

There is an attractive orchard of apple, plum apricot and ancient mulberry trees beyond the lawned area along with a period conservatory.

Services
All main services are connected.

Local Authority
Shepway District Council, , Castle Hill Avenue, , Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY.

Current Council Tax Band: E

Agents Note
The property is 'bought as seen' and the Agents are unable to comment on the state and condition of any fixtures, fittings and appliances etc.






Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 May 2016

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