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6 bedroom detached house to rent

Folkestone West

£1,450 pcm
fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Reduced on Rightmove: 26 June 2012 (2159 days ago)

Key features

  • Attractive Garden
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Large Family Home

Full description

Location, space, comfort, character; a place to call home. Close to most amenities yet far from the madding crowds, this large family home with its manageable enclosed garden is situated in a quiet cul de sac, though only 100 metres from the Folkestone West railway station. This is one to view if our headliners are your criteria; it will also be an excellent option for City workers who might yearn for the relative peace and quiet of a popular and developing coastal town - a place to really live - at a very affordable price. There is a lot to be had for your money in Folkestone.

An attractive and characterful five bedroom detached family home. Offering ample living space over three floors as the former loft has been carefully and cleverly converted into a self-contained flatlet - ideal for a teenager needing creative and private space or perhaps it can be a pad for extended family or simply for guests who can enjoy their stay without material interference to and from the main accommodation areas below...

This home is situated in very close but quiet proximity to the high speed rail connection of Folkestone West and is also less than a mile from the M20 motorway. There are good (OFSTED rated) Junior Schools for Young Ones and highly regarded Grammar Schools for older Boys and Girls - all within easy walking distance, plus there are a variety of shops and other community facilities located nearby.

Entrance Porch

Out of the cold into this very useful stamp, flap and shake off area, then through the front door (which has a separate bell-push and an intercom for the flatlet) and into the ...

Entrance Hallway

Spacious entrance way with exposed wooden flooring: Leading to the lounge, dining room, stairway, downstairs WC and the kitchen:

Dining Room (4.35 x 3.78 metres)

An exposed wooden floor and a feature fireplace add character to this nice separate dining room (or TV room should you prefer). Lead light secondary glazed windows to the front and a serving hatch from / to the kitchen.

Sitting Room (5.11 x 3.78 metres)

Double aspect room with French doors leading out to the rear patio. Attractive fireplace surrounds a natural flame coal-styled gas fire. Altogether, a sumptuously carpeted and warmly decorated space, ripe for you to relax or to entertain.

Cloakroom / WC 1

Under-stairs low level toilet and a wash hand-basin, the first of many convenience options in this home!

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (5.35 x 4.38 metres max)

Home, home with the range: Have you always wanted a Rayburn cooker? The gas-fired range oven and hob is the central feature of this well fitted kitchen with its open plan connection to the large conservatory. There are a fine and wide array of fittings and cupboard spaces including a dresser unit, the fitted breakfast bar and an integral dishwasher too. Overhead hanging space for pots and pans, baskets or plants perhaps? There is a separate Utility Room and a door through to the side alley and the rear of the garage. This Kitchen / Breakfast Room with its open plan to the Conservatory is a really great family - sized space to work, eat and chat ... which is exactly what our landlords / vendors have done there for umpteen years!

Conservatory (4.00 x 3.00 metres)

Open plan from and to the kitchen is this triple aspect pitch roofed double glazed conservatory. It has wooden floorboards in keeping with the style of remainder of the Ground Floor, two radiators (for the winter) and an overhead fan-light (for the summer) and two sets of French doors leading out to the patio - and to the garden directly. Multi use space previously set up as the primary casual dining room but now it doubles as a rest and reading room and as a children&180;s play area where Mum can readily keep an eye on things.

First Landing

Up the first set of stairs to the first landing where doors lead off to the main four bedrooms (including the master and en-suite), a main bathroom and separate toilet closet, and a large airing cupboard too.

Master Bedroom (4.38 x 3.58 metres)

Large double bedroom with a rear aspect outlook enjoys the morning sun's rays. Spacious room with a good set of fitted wardrobes and an internal doorway leading to...

Main-En-Suite (4.65 x 3.05 metres max)

All inclusive en-suite bathroom comprising bath, shower, his and hers wash hand-basins, a standard toilet and a bidet too! Part tiled, part carpeted and a smart set of mirrored wall cabinets complete the fittings. Two north side windows provide ample natural light.

Bedroom 2 (4.34 x 3.80 metres)

Front aspect double bed room with walk in wardrobe space and access to eaves storage. Leaded light windows have secondary glazing.

Main Shower room

Front aspect Shower room with wash hand basin and bidet.

Bedroom 3 (3.79 x 3.16 metres)

Front aspect double bed room with fitted double wardrobe unit. Leaded light windows with secondary glazing.

Bedroom 4 (3.50 x 3.80 metres)

Rear aspect bedroom (space for a double) with a corner wash hand basin. Leaded light windows with secondary glazing.

WC 2 - First Floor

Toilet and wash hand basin. Rear aspect lead light window.

Second Floor: Flatlet - Living / Bedsit Space (4.90 x 3.90 metres max)

Front and rear Velux windows. Built in wardrobe and under eaves storage. Ideal as a bed-sitting room.

Flatlet - Bathroom

Bath, wash hand basin, low level toilet and a bidet. Velux window to the front.

Flatlet - Office / Bed (2.83 x 2.57 metres max)

Rear aspect Velux window light this ideal study room, which could also be useful as a single bedroom.

Flatlet - Kitchen (2.83 x 2.27 metres max)

North aspect Velux window gives light to this fitted kitchen, comprising a range of fitted cupboards, a one and a half bowl sink unit and there is a stand-alone cooker provided too. Under-eave cupboard space too!

Garage (5.10 x 2.54 metres)

Integral garage with original double wooden sliding doors to front and personnel door to rear. Power and light. Plumbed for washing machine too.

Floor Plans

Layout plans can be provided on request - prior to a viewing appointment if required.

Gardens and Paved Areas

Grassed squares with rose and other shrub bed surrounds to the front. Drive-way parking in front of the Garage to the left, and a central paved pathway to the Front Porch.

To the rear, leading from the paved patio, is a double sectioned grassed and bordered hedge bounded garden complemented by a small shed in the bottom area. Big enough to be useful; not too big to burden.

Also noteworthy, is the monthly gardening service inclusive of the rent.


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