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Short Street, Chillenden, Canterbury, Kent








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Key features

  • A lovely detached period cottage with origins from 200 years ago
  • Large gated driveway providing off street parking
  • Beautiful rear garden with terrace for entertaining
  • Sensitively modernized whilst maintaining its character
  • Dual aspect sitting room with log burner and doors to garden
  • Idyllic village location with easy access to Canterbury, Sandwich and Thanet
  • EPC energy rating D


This charming period cottage is believed to be more than 200 years old but has recently been completely but sensitively modernised with high end fittings such as oak doors and American Mississippi oak flooring but still retains its exposed beams. There are double gates onto a gravel driveway flanked by a new picket fence and, with its Kent peg tile roof, chimney stacks, leaded light oak and Accoya windows, oak framed and pitched roof front porch, the cottage has immediate kerb appeal. There is a spacious hall and a dual aspect kitchen with modern units housing AEG and Siemens appliances and an adjacent utility room. The dining room has built in cupboards and a fireplace as well as French doors to the terrace, while the superb light and bright sitting room includes a fireplace with a modern log burner and French doors to the terrace.

Upstairs there is a family bathroom and three double bedrooms. One has a vaulted ceiling, cross beams, a brick chimney breast and fireplace, another has a brick chimney breast, fireplace and a mezzanine area while the dual aspect main bedroom includes new wardrobes and an en suite shower with access to the loft.

The large terrace is sheltered within the extension to the property which creates an L shape to the building and was added in 1996.There are fascinating steps up to the newly laid lawn, bordered by flower and shrub beds as well as high hedging, that leads to a garden shed and a charming patio.

What the Owner says:

This has been my wonderful home for the past 22 years but I am now starting a new chapter in my life. The refurbishment includes new plumbing and radiators, electrics, flooring, bathrooms and kitchen as well as insulation throughout the property.

I love the village with its very friendly community and the renowned Griffin's Head pub. It is not far to Adisham with its primary school rated Outstanding by Ofsted and the trains link up with the Canterbury stations where the high speed train that can whisk you to St Pancras in under an hour. There are excellent grammar schools in nearby Sandwich and Canterbury and top private schools in Canterbury. Here you will also find three universities and a further education college as well as high street stores, individual shops, restaurants and historical buildings.

Room sizes:

  • Entrance Hall
  • Kitchen: 12'4 x 10'6 (3.76m x 3.20m)
  • Utility Room
  • Sitting Room: 17'0 x 11'0 (5.19m x 3.36m)
  • Dining Room: 12'5 x 12'0 (3.79m x 3.66m)
  • Landing
  • Main Bedroom: 15'2 x 11'9 (4.63m x 3.58m)
  • En Suite Shower Room
  • Bedroom 3: 12'5 x 10'3 (3.79m x 3.13m)
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom 2: 12'5 x 11'11 (3.79m x 3.63m)
  • Rear Garden
  • Gated Driveway

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Band: F

Short Street, Chillenden, Canterbury, Kent


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Aylesham Station2.0 miles
  • Snowdown Station2.2 miles
  • Adisham Station2.3 miles
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