4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sandwich, East Kent

Sold STC POA

Property Description

Key features

  • 2,500 sq.ft accomadation
  • 4 receptions/4 beds
  • 1 acre (TBV*) grounds
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Detached Games Room
  • Riverside frontage
  • Outskirts Sandwich
  • Rural location

Full description

SOLD- A detached Victorian style house around 2,500 sq.ft., formerly 2 cottages, now converted and extended to offer a spacious family character home (4 bedrooms & 4 receptions)- unlisted set in 1 acre (TBV*) of gardens with riverside frontage, detached lofted games room,outdoor covered swimming pool,double garage and outbuildings.This family home is offered for sale for the first time in 60 years and is set on the outskirts of the picturesque and historic town of Sandwich well known for hosting 'The Open Golf Championships'.The character interior offers a mix of period and modern features throughout,including some original latch style doors. Accommodation layout: Ground Floor - Storm porch,entrance hall,sitting room,dining room, Farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room,utility room,boot room,lounge,sun room,family bathroom,cloakroom. First Floor- 3 double bedrooms,1 single bedroom and family bathroom. Outside the property is approached from a country lane with spacious parking to the front and side of the property, the rear giving access to leisure facilities garage & outbuildings with the gardens opposite the house and nestled within the garden a unique Victorian Lodge glasshouse and ornamental pond,and access to the river frontage for potential mooring of boats,fishing,canoeing and kayaking.

Location & Situation - The Cinque Port of Sandwich is around 1/4 mile drive away or a 10 minute walk and the Cathedral City of Canterbury, with its many cultural interests,superb shopping centre highly regarded schools, colleges and universities, lies approximately 8 miles away. Sporting and recreational facilities in and around the area include the famous golf links around Deal and Sandwich to include Royal St. George's, County Cricket and the Polo Farm Sports Complex in Canterbury. Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Zoo are all within easy reach.The property is well placed with access onto the A257 linking into the A256 giving access to Sandwich, Ramsgate, Deal and Dover and westwards, the A257 leads to Canterbury.High speed train service to London St. Pancras from Sandwich in 70 minutes the Port of Dover and Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton providing crossings to the Continent.

Accommodation (See Floor Plan For More Details) - Front door leading into inner porch to large spacious entrance hall,stairs to first floor with doors leading off to reception rooms. French doors to SITTING ROOM single aspect with 2 windows to front,feature brick fireplace and multi fuel stove. DINING ROOM single aspect , working fireplace with cast iron surround and marble hearth. DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM with hi level system WC and washbasin,slate tiled floor. FAMILY BATHROOM with vestibule feature ceiling,traditional style white suite with Jack & Jill washbasins on feature cast iron stands,bidet,double corner shower,freestanding roll top bath with claw feet and high level WC. SUN ROOM double french UPVC doors and windows leading to rear courtyard.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM single aspect fitted with farmhouse style range of solid oak base,wall units and drawers with feature tiled and part beamed ceiling and slate tile floor.Belfast sink with mixer tap,integral dishwasher,range cooker with extractor above.UTILITY ROOM single aspect to side fitted with a range of cupboards,belfast sink and plumbing for washing machine.BOOT ROOM dual aspect with door to rear garden.LOUNGE light spacious room with feature beams and high ceiling triple aspect with french doors to front,woodburner with feature metal flue to ceiling.

First Floor - Stairs to first floor leading to landing with bedrooms leading off,DOUBLE BEDROOM with wooden floor boards and window to side.SINGLE BEDROOM part L shaped with window to front .DOUBLE BEDROOM with window to front.DOUBLE BEDROOM single aspect .FAMILY BATHROOM window to rear white suite with bath,washbasin and WC.

Outside & Gardens - The whole property sits in around 1 acre (TBV*) and is accessed from the road via a pair of double gates onto a gravel drive with parking for numerous vehicles,to the rear and side of the property are a range of outbuildings,garages and leisure facilities with separate garden area opposite the house.The garden is a mixture of wild gardens,mature trees and further wooded area with a circular path leading round an ornamental pond with paved seating area and has a feature Victorian Lodge Glass house ' Hartley Botanics Ltd 'with attached cold frames and automatic heat sensitive opening roof to one side of the garden.The property also has riverside frontage with potential to moor a boat or yacht (subject to permissions) or access for canoeing.kayaking or fishing.

Leisure Facilities & Outbuildings - Located in the garden area to the side of the house is an outdoor ' ROLAL ' telescopic swimming pool (approx. pool size 40ft x 20ft),with underwater lights,(approx.7.5 ft at deepest end and 2.5 ft at shallow end ) enclosed concertina glass cover with sliding door on wheels.heated by oil with separate pump room.Adjacent to the house is a detached court yard design lofted wooden structure outhouse 'AULDEN' which incorporates a GAMES ROOM/GYMNASIUM at ground floor level with a HOBBY ROOM above (potential for conversion to ANNEXE subject to planning permission).Other buildings include a DRYING ROOM,LOG STORE ,wooden WORKSHOP & DOUBLE GARAGE with electric up and over door and side door.To the rear is a courtyard area with outside dog kennel.

Land & Grounds - The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry with the acreage clearly marked where available. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Title Plan for Land Registry.

Services & Outgoings - TENURE : Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Dover District Council
SERVICES: Mains electricity,water,private drainage,log burners,LPG central heating,CCTV installed to the exterior and house alarm
LOFTED OUTHOUSE : Mains electricity
POOL HEATING: Oil, separate boiler
TAX BAND: D
EPC RATING: F
EXCLUDED FROM SALE : Available by separate negotiation,snooker table and Shepherds Hut.

Helpful Websites - We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk
www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk
www.environment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org

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Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01304 617222
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk
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31 March 2017

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  • Sandwich (1.1 mi)
  • Minster (3.2 mi)
  • Ramsgate (5.2 mi)
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Equus Country and Equestrian Property , South East

South East Head Office, Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1XP

01892 323040 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Sandwich (1.1 mi)
  • Minster (3.2 mi)
  • Ramsgate (5.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Equus Country and Equestrian Property , South East

South East Head Office, Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1XP

01892 323040 Local call rate

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