3 bedroom detached house for saleWavering Lane East, Gillingham
Sold STC £330,000
A rare chance to purchase a charming, well proportioned detached family home, situated in a quiet lane with country and river side walks on the doorstep and within easy walking distance of local shops and a little bit further on to the town centre and mainline train station. Built in 1930 of Warminster brick, the property retains some delightful features of the era which include an original front door, internal high level panelled doors with 'Bakelite' handles, original Crittall windows to the front elevation, exposed floor boards and original fireplace. The property has had only two owners since it was built in 1930 and has been held by the same family for the last twenty four years during which time it has been a very cherished home and improved with an extension to the side offering the potential, subject to planning, to create additional first floor accommodation. The lovely home has a delightful ambience and a viewing is imperative to fully experience how it would meet the potential buyers' criteria from a those looking to downsize without too much compromise or those looking for a more county lifestyle for their family as they grow up. The property also has the advantage of no onward chain.
In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of storm porch, welcoming entrance hall, drawing room with bay window, L shaped combined sitting and dining room with fireplace and double doors opening into the sun room which enjoys a pleasant outlook over the rear garden. There is also a good sized kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room and cloakroom. On the first floor, there is the bathroom and three bedrooms, two of a double size with fitted wardrobes and the master boasting French doors opening onto the balcony with view over the garden and distant countryside. Outside there is parking for two to three cars and well stocked front and rear gardens.
Energy Efficiency Rating E - Council Tax Band E
Ground Floor -
Reception Hall - Storm porch to the front of the property. An original door with oval shaped obscured glazed pane and matching windows to either side opens into an inviting and good sized hall. Ceiling lights. Coved. Coat hooks. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under. Pane glass double doors to the sitting/dining room and original high level panelled doors to the kitchen, cloakroom and to the:-
Drawing Room - 4.27m x 3.94m'' (14' x 12'11'') - Maximum measurements into bay window. Original Crittall bay window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and television points. Fitted with a range of display/book shelves. Exposed floor boards.
Sitting/Dining Room - 3.91m'' x 6.17m'' (12'10'' x 20'3'') - L shaped - Maximum measurements - Pane glass window into the sun room. Ceiling lights. Coved. High level cupboard housing the electrics. Radiator. Power points. Original brick fireplace with tiled hearth, brick fender and coal effect gas fire. Fitted book/display shelves with lighting and storage cupboard under. Pane glass double doors with matching full height windows to either side opens to the:-
Sun Room - 1.93m'' x 6.17m'' (6'4'' x 20'3'') - UPVC double glazed window to the side and two overlooking the rear garden all with Georgian style bar plus double doors with windows to either side opening to the rear garden. Coved. Wall light. Two radiators. Vinyl flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.98m'' x 3.30m'' (16'4'' x 10'10'') - UPVC high level window to the side elevation and window with Georgian style bar overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of larder style cupboard fitted with shelves, floor cupboards with corner carousels, slim line drawer unit and further drawer unit with deep pan drawers and cutlery drawer, eye level cupboards and cabinets with counter lighting under. Good amount of woodblock work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for slot in cooker. Space for fridge/freezer. Vinyl flooring. Opening to the:-
Utility/Boot Room - High level UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation and glazed door to the side of the house. Ceiling light. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and programmer. Eye level cupboard and shelves. Work surface with floor cupboard with drawer under and stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for further under counter appliance. Coat hooks. Power points. Vinyl flooring.
Cloakroom - Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Coved. Wall cabinet. Low level WC. Shelf. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror, shaver light and point above. Vinyl flooring.
First Floor -
Landing - Stairs rise to a galleried landing with Upvc double glazed window to the side aspect. Ceiling light. Access to the loft space. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Original style high level panelled doors to all rooms.
Master Bedroom - 3.91m'' x 3.99m'' (12'10'' x 13'1'') - Includes wardrobes - UPVC double glazed French doors opening to the balcony with view over the rear garden and a partial view in the distance over countryside. Ceiling light. Two radiators. Power points. Fitted headboard with bedside lights and shelves. A range of fitted wardrobes with louvre doors, hanging rails and shelves. Dressing table with mirror and lighting.
Bedroom Two - 3.61m'' x 3.94m'' (11'10'' x 12'11'') - Original window to the front aspect with secondary glazing. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with dressing table with cupboard under and a range of wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves.
Bedroom Three - 2.72m'' 2.08m'' (8'11'' 6'10'') - L shaped - maximum measurements - UPVC double glazed window overlooking the balcony and rear garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.
Bathroom - Some restricted floor space due to the stair head. Window to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Tiled walls. Extractor fan. Suite consisting of WC, bath with tiled shelf either end and shelf above plus pedestal wash hand basin with oval shaped mirror over, light with shaver point. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
Garden - The property is approached from the lane onto a tarmacadam drive with space to park two to three cars and is partially enclosed by a mature Privet hedge. To one side of the house is a timber gate opening to the rear garden. This is predominantly laid to lawn with beds planted with an abundance of flowers and shrubs and a variety of trees. There is also a greenhouse and good sized timber work shop. The garden offers excellent privacy and enjoys a southerly aspect.
From The Gillingham Office - Leave the Gillingham office and follow the road down the High Street until you reach the junction. Turn right at the junction, and as you approach the 'co-operative roundabout', take the first exit heading towards Mere. Take the first turning left into Wavering Lane East. The property will be found a short distance on the left hand side.
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