5 bedroom detached house for saleAlpha Road, Birchington
An impressive detached period home set within a good-sized plot in a highly sought after location within a short walk of the popular village, railway station and the seafront. This spacious home offers versatile accommodation currently arranged over two floors.
As you enter through the porch you are greeted with a wealth of original features from the stain glass window to original floorboards and fireplaces. The property boasts an elegant sweeping staircase allowing you to stand in the hallway and look up through the staircase to the high ceilings upstairs.
To the ground floor, there is a light and spacious lounge with a South-facing bay window, a dining room with fireplace and doors leading to a Verandah, stairs down to the cellar with power and lighting, a cloakroom, a beautiful newly fitted modern kitchen and a separate snug/study area. Upstairs, the spacious hallway provides access to five double bedrooms and a large four-piece family bathroom. The master bedroom benefits from access to the Jack ’n’ Jill bathroom.
Externally, to the front of the property there is a substantial graveled in-out driveway with semi-circular lawn providing off street parking for numerous vehicles, there is also access to the garage, which is currently being used as a workshop area. The well-kept rear garden is divided into a large patio area wrapped around the house and a lawned area leading to a large wooden cabin currently with planning permission to be used as a cattery but could provide a multitude of uses for a potential buyer.
Birchington town centre is a short walk away where you will find a good variety of shops, bars and restaurants as well as a mainline railway station providing regular services to London. The Cathedral City of Canterbury is approximately 14 miles away and there are good road links to London via the A299 Thanet Way and the M2 motorway.
Ground Floor -
Lounge - 6.50m x 3.94m (21'4 x 12'11) -
Snug/Study - 3.71m x 3.35m (12'2 x 11'0) -
Breakfast Room - 4.29m x 3.30m (14'1 x 10'10) -
Kitchen - 6.02m x 2.57m (19'9 x 8'5) -
Dining Room - 5.49m x 3.94m (18'0 x 12'11) -
First Floor -
Master Bedroom - 6.63m x 3.94m (21'9 x 12'11) -
Jack 'N' Jill Bathroom -
Bedroom - 5.13m x 3.89m (16'10 x 12'9) -
Bedroom - 4.19m x 3.38m (13'9 x 11'1) -
Bedroom - 3.89m x 3.15m (12'9 x 10'4) -
Bedroom - 3.91m x 3.07m (12'10 x 10'1) -
Family Bath And Shower Room -
Front/Driveway - Gravelled in-out driveway with semi-circular lawn providing off street parking for numerous vehicles and access to the garage
Garage - 9.80m x 3.94m (32'2 x 12'11) - Currently used as a workshop area
Rear Garden - Divided into a large patio area wrapped around the house and a lawned area, large wooden cabin currently with planning permission to be used as a cattery
Cabin - 11.28m x 4.32m (37'0" x 14'2") - Currently has permission to be used as a Cattery
The Vendor's View - We were first attracted to the property’s location, size and the potential to turn it into a loving family home, which it has certainly become.
It’s very difficult to choose our favourite feature or room… could it be the welcoming entrance hall, the staircase, the garden…? The list is endless…needless to say, we love every part of our home.
This is a friendly road to live on with the local library, pubs, parks and fabulous beach. We have enjoyed many lovely early morning and evening walks along the lovely sandy beach at Minnis Bay, Westgate and Westbrook.
There’s also a good mix of different shops and restaurants nearby. One of the local primary schools is a ten minute walk away and The King Ethelbert Academy is the same distance in the opposite direction. Birchington train station is only about a five minute walk, and offers services to all the surrounding towns, Canterbury, London and beyond.
This has been the typical loving family home where our children have grown up, and now the grandchildren come to stay. They love to play hide and seek in the many different rooms and secret hideouts in the garden. We know we will miss the warmth of the character and charm of our entire home. We will be sad to leave but know that another family will have many enjoyable fun-filled years to share in this loving home, as we have.
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