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King Edward Road, Rochester

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  • 22' (6.71m) SITTING ROOM

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Located in a prime residential road in the heart of Rochester, this imposing double fronted Victorian seven bedroomed semi-detached house is for sale with IMMEDIATE VACANT POSSESSION. The house, which retains some original features such as fireplaces, plaster cornices, ceiling roses and high skirting boards, has been well maintained and improved over the years, it now requires some updating. There is extensive accommodation comprising sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room with fitted units, the principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite bathroom, two further bathrooms and separate shower room, cellar workshop and storage chamber, integral garage with driveway for two cars, and an attractive south facing rear garden. The house lies within the conservation area and sits well with historic landmarks including the Cathedral (visible from first and second floor front windows), Rochester Castle and the reinvigorated, vibrant High Street with its independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Rochester is well known for its association with Charles Dickens and hosts a variety of cultural festivals during the year, such as the Dickens Festival, the Sweeps festival, Dickensian Christmas and Castle gardens concerts. The attractive High Street is lined with a selection of period buildings dating from Georgian and Victorian times. There are a range of schools, private and state, including Kings School (the property is directly opposite the Pre-Preparatory and Preparatory schools, with the Senior school only a short walk away), St Andrews School, Rochester Girls Grammar School and the Mathematical school all within walking distance. The new mainline station is within a few minutes' walk and has excellent services to London Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Victoria and a hi-speed service to Ebbsfleet (18min), Stratford and St Pancras (38 min). There are also excellent road links via the A2, M2, M20 and M25 to Maidstone, Canterbury, London, Bluewater shopping centre, Ebbsfleet International Station and Gatwick Airport.

Double ENTRANCE DOORS with arched fanlight over into ENTRANCE HALL: original staircase with mahogany banister rail to first floor, plaster cornice, dado rail, built-in storage cupboard, two radiators, door to cellar, half glazed door to garden with feature opening wooden lattice screen
CLOAKROOM: window to rear, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin
DINING ROOM: 17' x 12'3 sash bay window to front with concealed wooden shutters, plaster cornice and ceiling rose, radiator, cast iron fireplace and mantelpiece surround with coloured ceramic tile inlay and hearth
SITTING ROOM: 22' x 12' French doors and full height windows to rear with fanlight over, two radiators, cast iron fireplace with coal effect gas fire, attractive grey marble mantelpiece surround with coloured tile inlay and hearth, plaster cornice and ceiling rose
STUDY: 11'6 x 9'9, sash window to front, radiator, feature fireplace with mantelpiece surround, plaster cornice
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: BREAKFAST ROOM: 13' x 9'2 windows to side, stripped floorboards, radiator, original base cupboard and matching modern wall and base cupboards, ceramic tiled worktops, dado rail, open plan to KITCHEN: 9'9 x 8'10 window to rear, fitted kitchen comprising matching wall and base cupboards, tiled worktops with inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit, ceramic tiled splashback, plumbed for washing machine, extractor fan, ceramic tiled floor, concealed gas boiler for central heating and hot water
BASEMENT ROOMS: central lobby, door to garage, door to small cellar store room, door to large workshop chamber with bay window to front, power and light
FIRST FLOOR HALF LANDING: stairs to main landing, door to inner hall, doors to
SHOWER ROOM: window to rear, walk-in shower tray with electric power shower over, ceramic tiled walls and flooring, radiator
CLOAKROOM: sash window to rear, low level w.c, ceramic tiled floor and half tiled walls
BATHROOM: sash window to rear, corner panelled bath, wash hand basin in vanitory unit, ceramic tiled flooring and walls, radiator, double airing cupboard with shelving
FIRST FLOOR MAIN LANDING: dado rail, staircase to second floor
BEDROOM ONE: 17' plus door recess x 12'5 square sash bay window to rear, two sets of fitted mirror faced wardrobes, radiator, EN-SUITE BATHROOM: suite comprising panelled bath, corner shower cubicle with integrated shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, half ceramic tiled walls, vinyl flooring, dado rail, heated towel rail
BEDROOM TWO: 14'6 x 12'6, sash windows to front, radiator, door to EN-SUITE/FAMILY BATHROOM: sash window to front, suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, half ceramic tiled walls, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, door to main landing
BEDROOM THREE: 13' x 9'10 plus 2'9 into bay, bay window to side, wash hand basin in vanitory unit, double wardrobe with locker cupboards over, radiator
BEDROOM FOUR: 11'3 x 9'10, sash window to front, radiator
SECOND FLOOR LANDING: velux double glazed window to rear, dado rail
BEDROOM FIVE: 15' x 14'10, arched sash window to front, three sets of built-in wardrobes, cast iron fireplace, feature window to bedroom six
BEDROOM SIX: 11'3 x 8'3, window to rear, cast iron fireplace
BEDROOM SEVEN: 17'6 x 9'1, sash window to side, fitted enamel sink with cupboard under and water heater (disconnected), cast iron fireplace
EXTERIOR: FRONT GARDEN: attractive raised shingle garden with a variety of shrubs, walled frontage with wrought iron railings, wrought iron gates leading to central path up to house and matching gates to side driveway for two cars with raised side flower beds leading to INTEGRAL GARAGE: up and over door, power and light, water connection, door to cellar lobby. Side steps via gate to south facing REAR GARDEN: attractive paved full width patio with retractable Butchers awning, a well stocked garden laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds and borders, mature trees, small wooden summer house, outside light and water tap.

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King Edward Road, Rochester


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  • Rochester Station0.4 miles
  • Strood Station0.8 miles
  • Chatham Station0.9 miles
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Machin Lane LTD, Rochester

2B Crow Lane Rochester ME1 1RF

MACHIN LANE are an Independent Residential Estate Agents, who have been offering a professional personal service in the Medway Towns since 1990. The owner DAVID LANE, has extensive experience of residential sales, mostly in the Towns, having previously worked for large corporate companies before opening their Office in Chatham. The Rochester office was opened in 1990 and celebrated 30 years of successful business in 2020.

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