3 bedroom detached house for saleAlkham
Sold STC £400,000
A charming cottage, recently featured on Channel 4's Coast V Country, with beautiful gardens, in a tranquil setting with stunning views across paddocks and out towards the valley hills.
Sitting/Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility/Store Room, Garden/Sun Room, Study/Bedroom 3, Family Bathroom. To first floor, master bedroom, bedroom 2, dressing room/nursery. Gardens of apprx. 1/3 acre, with summerhouse, greenhouse, workshop, detached garage and gravel driveway.
Alkham is a small rural village with a garden nursery, farm shop, church, active community hall and lastly but not least, the highly acclaimed Marquis restaurant and hotel. The property is situated between the coastal towns of Folkestone and the Port of Dover, which both offer shopping facilities and a mainline train station with links to the high speed service to London St Pancras. Alkham is nestled on the edge of the Kent Downs, an area of outstanding national beauty with spectacular walking, bridle and cycle routes.
Brook House is an idyllic property, originating from the 14th Century when it was originally a cow byre, sheltering both the family and their livestock. This timber framed cottage with charming brick and flint elevations is Grade II Listed and for its historical interest, is an adopted ?Historic Building of Kent?. Brook House has been sympathetically and beautifully restored using traditional craftsmen. The living room is a large open space with exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and plenty of space for a dining table. The charming kitchen and ground floor bathroom have been designed to provide modern comforts whilst retaining the character of the cottage with brightly painted brickwork displaying its raw history. A sun room at the rear overlooks the glorious garden and has a glass covered well providing an interesting feature. The quirky curved staircase leads up to two bedrooms, the master bedroom enjoying an adjacent dressing room, whilst a delightful third bedroom/study is...
18' 11'' x 15' 4'' (5.76m x 4.67m)
18' 7'' x 6' 7'' (5.66m x 2.01m)
Utility Room/Store Room
8' 1'' x 7' 5'' (2.46m x 2.26m)
11' 6'' x 7' 8'' (3.50m x 2.34m)
15' 4'' x 6' 10'' (4.67m x 2.08m)
14' 0'' x 10' 4'' (4.26m x 3.15m)
15' 7'' x 6' 11'' (4.75m x 2.11m)
12' 11'' x 9' 6'' (3.93m x 2.89m)
Approached via a five bar gate, a gravel driveway provides ample parking and a detached garage. The gardens extend to approximately 1/3rd acre with sweeping lawns, fruit trees and mature planting, creating a lovely tranquil setting with stunning views across paddocks and out towards the valley hills. At the end of the garden is a summerhouse from which to enjoy the surroundings and a particularly lovely vista back towards the house. In addition there is a bbq area, greenhouse and useful workshop.
Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. Main room heating via the wood burning stove plus freestanding heaters.
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