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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Upper Walmer

Withdrawn from Market £825,000

Property Description

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An exceptional Edwardian residence boasting many original features set in purely delightful landscaped gardens, positioned in Upper Walmer

Four reception rooms, kitchen, scullery, seven bedrooms, five bath/shower rooms, two cloakrooms, cellar, one bedroom annexe, garaging, extensive landscaped gardens. EPC Rating: D

Lynstead House is a significant property placed at a high point in Walmer facing the local cricket pitch. The property is set back from the road and approached via a large paved in and out driveway. To one side is a detached one bedroom annexe and behind high gates lie two garages, a carport and brick outbuilding, all set around a courtyard. The professionally landscaped gardens form a series of rooms and are an absolute delight, creating a wonderful setting for the house. A patio with inset rose garden leads to a clematis and rose clad walkway of lavender. A large area of lawn is intersected with box tree lined pathways leading to individually characterised gardens. An ornamental pond is surrounded by herbaceous beds and espalier wisteria with ionic columns at one end. In one corner is an enclosed contemplative garden; almost a secret garden hidden by clipped yew hedging. From here pathways lead to a wonderful kitchen garden and back to the courtyard. A private bore hole...

Master Bedroom 
18' 7'' x 13' 8'' into bay (5.66m x 4.16m)

Bedroom Three 
15' 1'' x 11' 6'' (4.59m x 3.50m)

Bedroom Two 
16' 3'' x 15' 1'' (4.95m x 4.59m)

Bedroom Four 
15' 0'' x 8' 9'' (4.57m x 2.66m) plus recess

Bedroom Five 
15' 1'' x 8' 2'' (4.59m x 2.49m)

Family Bathroom 
9' 2'' x 5' 8'' (2.79m x 1.73m)

Second Floor 

Bedroom Six 
15' 4'' x 10' 0'' (4.67m x 3.05m) plus 12' 6'' x 9' 2'' max (3.81m x 2.79m)

Ensuite Cloakroom 
6' 3'' x 3' 7'' (1.90m x 1.09m)

Bedroom Seven 
12' 11'' x 10' 6'' (3.93m x 3.20m) plus doorway recess.

En-suite Shower Room 
6' 2'' max into shower x 5' 2'' (1.88m x 1.57m)


Sitting Room 
17' 1'' x 12' 9'' (5.20m x 3.88m)

16' 11'' x 4' 9'' (5.15m x 1.45m)

16' 11'' x 7' 7'' (5.15m x 2.31m)

Ensuite Shower Room 
11' 2'' overall x 3' 11'' (3.40m x 1.19m)

Salisbury Road is situated in Upper Walmer, a reputable area offering convenient and essential facilities close at hand. The seafront is nearby with its two mile pebble shoreline, popular promenade and cycle path with two Tudor castles en-route. Deal to the north is a thriving traditional seaside town, providing a wide range of amenities including an award winning high street with an eclectic mix of individual shops, restaurants and cafes, an attractive seafront, Grade II listed pier and fascinating historic quarter. The town not only has period charm but also a flourishing local community. The seafront offers an ideal opportunity for outdoor sporting pursuits, there are numerous championship golf courses locally and Walmer also has a highly regarded lawn tennis club. Within a short stroll are comprehensive bus routes and a mainline railway station linking to the high speed service to London St Pancras.

The Property 
Lynstead House is an exceptional property, built in 1901 at the start of the Edwardian era, it's spacious rooms retain many original features and notable points of interest with handsome moulded cornices, deep skirtings and a collection of simply stunning fireplaces. This family house has been utilised over the last century as a children's home and latterly a school nursery, however the current owners have lavishly refurbished it and restored its grandeur. The impressive accommodation is arranged over three floors with the additional benefit of a basement. A glazed vestibule leads into a welcoming hallway with lovely Encaustic tiling and a striking wide turned staircase. All the principal rooms are accessed from the hall and have wood-burning stoves. To the left are two very fine rooms, each with their individual character. The room to the front is bright and sunny and has double doors leading through to a very useful conservatory with views over the rear garden. The...

Reception Hall 
14' 8'' x 11' 6'' (4.47m x 3.50m)

Dining Room 
20' 7'' into bay x 15' 4'' (6.27m x 4.67m)

Drawing Room 
18' 7'' into bay x 17' 11'' (5.66m x 5.46m)

22' 8'' x 12' 3'' (6.90m x 3.73m)

Breakfast Room 
20' 1'' x 11' 11'' max (6.12m x 3.63m)

10' 6'' x 8' 0'' (3.20m x 2.44m)


Boiler Room 
11' 7'' x 8' 8'' (3.53m x 2.64m)

Store Room 
14' 7'' x 8' 3'' (4.44m x 2.51m)

First Floor 

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10 October 2016

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