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Kake Street, Waltham, Canterbury, Kent

PROPERTY TYPE

Detached

BEDROOMS

4

BATHROOMS

3

SIZE

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TENURE
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Freehold

Key features

  • 16th century Grade II Listed country home
  • Historical features throughout including exposed beams
  • French doors to the mature garden
  • First floor study and external office
  • Gated driveway and garage
  • Easy access to Canterbury or Ashford for high speed trains

Description

This charming 16th century Grade II Listed farmhouse boasts extremely versatile accommodation amid delightful mature gardens and an external office. Set well back from the road the house has instant kerb appeal with an immaculate white exterior and casement windows. Inside, wonderful historical features can be found everywhere, including exposed beams, fireplaces and period doors. At the same time the property is very bright with numerous windows providing plenty of natural light. There is a dual aspect sitting room with an inglenook fireplace as well as a charming bay window. A delightful inner vestibule leads to the contemporary kitchen/breakfast area with solid wood units, a tiled recess for a range style cooker and plenty of room for a central table and chairs. A door leads to a rear lobby with a larder and a cloakroom, whilst a wide archway leads to the stunning dining/family area with a veritable wall of windows and French doors to the beautifully maintained rear garden. The large, triple aspect drawing room is delightful with the unique fireplace as a focal point. An internal door leads to a well fitted utiity room/kitchen with space for a range style cooker, contemporary units, and a breakfast bar. There is also a ground floor bathroom and stairs to the first floor. Here you will find a first floor study and a double bedroom with lovely views across the field. Up the main staircase on the first floor is a family shower room, a walk in dressing/laundry room and three double bedrooms with delightful garden views. These include the dual aspect main bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite with separate access from the landing. At the front of the property two driveways provide parking for multiple vehicles alongside large lawns with mixed herbaceous borders. A separate building incorporates an office plus a garage and storage area. Another outbuilding has fascinating arched double glazed windows; an excellent potting shed or ‘man cave'. The southwest facing rear garden gets the sunshine for most of the day. It features the original well, large lawns as well as charming circular patios for outdoor entertaining.

What the Owner says:


We moved here about five years ago because we love the house and the surroundings. At the time other family members were living with us but that is no longer the case, so we feel it is time to downsize. Although we are in the country there is a bus service that goes through Waltham and there are wonderful places to go for walks. We are not far from the Compasses pub in Crundale, while near Petham there is the Chequers or the excellent Granville pub and restaurant as well as the useful farm shop in Lower Hardres. A good primary school is available in Petham.

We are not far from Canterbury with its historic buildings, high street stores and individual shops, theatres, excellent state and private schools, universities, bars and restaurants as well as the mainline stations and high speed rail to London that can whisk you to London in under an hour. Alternatively, you can drive to Ashford International where the high speed train time to St Pancras is 36 minutes. It is also easy to get to the Channel Tunnel and Dover docks for trips to the Continent.

Room sizes:

  • Entrance Hall
  • Drawing Room: 27'0 x 13'5 (8.24m x 4.09m)
  • Sitting Room: 13'5 x 10'8 (4.09m x 3.25m)
  • Dining/Family Area: 20'4 x 8'9 (6.20m x 2.67m)
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Area: 12'10 x 12'7 (3.91m x 3.84m)
  • Cloakroom
  • Rear Lobby
  • Boiler/Boot Room
  • Utility Room/Kitchen: 15'5 x 8'0 (4.70m x 2.44m)
  • Bathroom
  • FIRST FLOOR
  • Landing
  • Main Bedroom: 12'9 x 10'5 (3.89m x 3.18m)
  • En-Suite Bath/Shower Room
  • Shower Room
  • Dressing Room
  • Bedroom 2: 10'10 x 9'6 (3.30m x 2.90m)
  • Bedroom 3: 12'9 x 7'11 (3.89m x 2.41m)
  • Study: 10'7 x 9'10 (3.23m x 3.00m)
  • Bedroom 4: 11'8 x 9'2 (3.56m x 2.80m)
  • OUTSIDE
  • Front Garden
  • Driveway
  • Rear Garden
  • OUTBUILDING 1
  • Outbuilding: 16'1 x 7'1 (4.91m x 2.16m)
  • OUTBUILDING 2
  • Garage: 16'8 x 7'10 (5.08m x 2.39m)
  • Office: 12'6 x 8'5 (3.81m x 2.57m)
  • Storage: 8'5 x 3'10 (2.57m x 1.17m)

 
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Kake Street, Waltham, Canterbury, Kent

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  • Chartham Station3.9 miles
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