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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Podkin Wood, Walderslade Woods, Chatham, ME5

Guide Price* £499,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For Sale By Auction- T+cs Apply
  • 5/6 Bed Individual Det House
  • Reservation Fee Applicable
  • EPC Rating D
  • Option For Guest Suite
  • Large Entertaining Lounge
  • Two Fitted Kitchens
  • Master Bed With En Suite
  • Backs Onto Protected Woods
  • Subject To An Undisclosed Reserve Price

Full description

For sale by Modern Method of Auction: Starting Bid Price £499,000 plus Reservation Fee. Podkin Wood is a small private cul de sac of large individual detached properties and is located within the sought after location of Walderslade Woods. This property backs directly onto protected woodland and provides an idyllic position for peace and tranquillity. This imposing and very large Detached 5/6 Bedroom House has many options for a growing family or even if you are considering having a family member live with you as there is a separate lounge with a fitted kitchen as well as a shower room and double bedroom to complete the guest or family suite. The remainder of the accommodation consists of a large split level lounge which also offers space for a dining room table and chairs. From the lounge there are stairs that lead down to the large kitchen, a dining room with patio doors to the rear garden and two other rooms which one could be a potential games room and the other is set up as a a very large and useful utility room. On the first floor are four double bedrooms the master suite also has a well fitted fully tiled en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom which is set into a large room. Other features that you should note include gas central heating, sealed double glazed windows, a nice size entrance hall, a double garage to the front with driveway for several cars and wide rear garden which has a full width patio. The garden itself is very private as it back directly onto protected woodland. From the bedrooms at the rear of the house there are pleasing views and of course there is not building or houses directly overlooking you. This property is within easy reach of a variety of schools including grammar schools. The A2/M2 with good road connections to London, Maidstone, Ashford and the Kent Coast is know more that a five minute drive away. If you commute to London there is also the option of Kings Ferry coach services. Chatham railway station has a high speed rail service to Stratford and Kings Cross as well as services into Victoria and Charing Cross. Ebbsfleet and Ashford International railway stations are about a 15/20 minute drive away which have the fast service to London as well as the international service to Paris and Belgium. Bluewater indoor shopping center can be reached by car in around 15 minutes. We have said that this home is a large family home it is not until you have actually taken stock of the room sizes and the amount of space you are acquiring do you begin to understand what a unique home this is. This property is for sale by London and South East Property Auction powered by iam-sold.

first floor

Auctioneers Comments

This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date the buyer s solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts and a further 28 days thereafter to complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 2.5% to a minimum of £5,000.00 + VAT (£1,000.00) = (£6,000.00) which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation form and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid, both the Starting Bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by London and South East Property Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd. Reservation Fee is in addition to the final negotiated selling price.

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Entrance Hall 15' 2" x 9' 9" (4.61m x 2.98m )

Lounge 27' 8" x 14' 4" (8.44m x 4.38m )

Study / Bedroom 6 9' 9" x 9' 6" (2.96m x 2.9m )


Bedroom 5 12' 10" x 9' 9" (3.91m x 2.96m )

Shower Room

Lower Ground Floor

Kitchen 14' 1" x 12' 6" (4.29m x 3.81m )

Dining Area 12' 6" x 9' 5" (3.82m x 2.87m )

Games Room 13' 5" x 9' 1" (4.09m x 2.77m )

Utility Room 14' 0" x 13' 3" (4.28m x 4.04m )

Second Lounge With Kitchen 16' 2" x 15' 9" (4.93m x 4.81m )

Master Bedroom 16' 5" x 12' 11" (5m x 3.95m )

En-Suite Shower Room 10' 6" x 4' 10" (3.21m x 1.48m )

Bedroom 2 14' 4" x 13' 10" (4.37m x 4.21m )

Bedroom 3 16' 5" x 10' 10" (5m x 3.3m )

Bedroom 4 14' 4" x 11' 6" (4.36m x 3.49m )

Bathroom 10' 8" x 9' 11" (3.26m x 3.02m )

Rear Garden

Front Garden

Double Garage


Energy Efficiency Rating

Current - 66 (D)
Potential - 77 C)


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 November 2016


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