4 bedroom house for saleWestern Esplanade, Herne Bay
Sold STC £495,000
Full descriptionFound in Western Esplanade a highly sought after and desirable sea front location enjoying panoramic sea views is this four bedroom detached period home. The property provides versatile and well-proportioned living accommodation and boasts three reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen with integrated double oven, hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher and a cloakroom to the ground floor. To the first floor there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is double glazing and central heating as well as picture rails and stripped doors. Externally, there is off street parking to the front, whilst to the rear the garden has been well-maintained and has a large patio, a large shed and is laid mainly to lawn. Please note, there is a shared driveway which is not used for vehicular access as it is too narrow for modern vehicles.
Herne Bay town centre is within easy access where you will find a wide variety of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. Herne Bay also has a mainline railway station providing a regular service to London. The Cathedral city of Canterbury is just over 7 miles away providing a wider range of shopping, dining and educational facilities.
Ground Floor -
Hallway - 3.18m x 3.15m (10'5 x 10'4) -
Lounge - 4.67m x 4.14m (15'4 x 13'7) -
Sitting Room - 3.61m x 3.51m (11'10 x 11'6) -
Conservatory - 3.05m x 2.39m (10'0 x 7'10) -
Dining Room - 3.71m x 3.51m (12'2 x 11'6) -
Kitchen - 4.19m x 2.69m (13'9 x 8'10) -
First Floor -
Bedroom - 4.14m x 4.09m (13'7 x 13'5) -
Bedroom - 3.58m x 3.53m (11'9 x 11'7) -
Bedroom - 3.53m x 2.74m (11'7 x 9'0) -
Bedroom - 3.20m x 2.03m (10'6 x 6'8) - Access to balcony
Bath And Shower Room -
Separate W.C -
Front/Driveway - Lawn area and paved driveway providing off street parking for one vehicle
Rear Garden - Large patio, large shed and laid mainly to lawn
Our Time Here - The situation of the property and the sea views from the lounge and master bedroom was our initial attraction. We liked the fact that it was positioned just out of town, but was a pleasant walk to the centre.
The house was built in 1901 and although we have modernised it during the time we have lived here, we have endeavoured to retain its character.
We absolutely love this house and living in it, and we have many favourite features. We particularly like the beautiful panelled hall, the spacious layout and secluded garden. And who could forget the open view facing the sea! The ever changing view even in bad weather is fascinating and we have never been bored with our outlook.
There are local shops and a supermarket less than a 15 minute walk from the house. A new Aldi store will soon open in the town centre. The local primary school is Hampton, which again, is about the same distance away. There are several grammar schools in the area; the nearest being in Canterbury, about 8 miles from here. There is additionally a regular train service to Medway and London from the station, which you can walk to in around 20 minutes.
Herne Bay is a progressive town and a lot of energy has gone into sea front improvements recently, with new events being created all the time. There are many activities for people of all ages.
This is a very happy house and we are leaving very reluctantly because it is time to move on. Having our grandchildren over and enjoying the sea brings back happy memories.
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