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Key features

  • Exclusive Village Location Close To Golf Course
  • Large Detached Family Home
  • Galleried Landing To Four Good Size Bedrooms
  • En-Suite Bath/Shower Room To Main
  • Large Lounge Opening To Dining Area & Kitchen
  • Separate Reception Leading to Conservatory
  • Utility Room & Downstairs Shower Room
  • 119ft Rear Garden, Double Gate To Side
  • Double Garage, Large Frontage & Ample Parking


No upward chain with this individually designed detached family home nestled in an exclusive village location, offering a lifestyle of tranquillity situated close to a prestigious 18 hole golf course and 15th Century Barn converted to public house/restaurant. The property was built around 1992 and is truly unique. The galleried landing leads to four good-sized bedrooms and family bathroom with the main bedroom boasting an en-suite bath/shower room, offering a private sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. The heart of the home is the spacious lounge which seamlessly flows into the dining area and kitchen creating a harmonious space for both everyday living and entertaining. A separate reception room leads to a conservatory where you can enjoy views over the rear garden. For added convenience the property features a utility room and a downstairs shower room, catering for the practical needs of modern family living. Step outside and discover the impressive 119ft rear garden, a tranquil oasis where you can unwind and enjoy the beauty of nature. A double gate provides easy side access, perfect for storing outdoor equipment or recreational vehicles. Parking will never be a concern as the property includes a double garage, a large frontage and ample parking space for multiple vehicles. Local shopping facilities are available at Swalecliffe and Sainsbury's Supermarket just over a mile away. A bus service to Whitstable (approx. 2.7 miles) and Canterbury (approx. 6 miles) is available about 700 yards away at Chestfield Road. Chestfield mainline railway station is situated just over a mile away.

Non-Approved Draft Details

Enclosed Porch
Partially double glazed stained wood front entrance door. Window to side. Laminate floor. Personal door to garage. Double doors to:

L Shaped Lounge/Diner - 24' 4 max x 19' 1 max (7.42m x 5.82m)
Vaulted ceiling to galleried landing with six Velux windows to front. Window to front overlooking garden. Three windows to side. Feature brick fireplace housing gas fire. Two radiators. Thermostat control for central heating. Double French doors to rear garden with glazed side panels. Stairs leading to galleried landing. Dining area opening to kitchen.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 11' 0 x 10' 2 (3.36m x 3.1m)
Range of matching wall and base units. Undermount stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit. Granite work surfaces with upstands and drainer grooves. Breakfast bar. Rangemaster cooker with five gas rings plus hotplate, three ovens and grill. Extractor cooker hood above. Integrated dishwasher. Window to rear overlooking garden. Downlighters. Tiled floor.

Inner Hall
Ceramic tiled floor. Storage cupboard. Cloaks cupboards. Doors to utility room, shower room and reception room.

Reception Room - 10' 5 x 10' 2 (3.18m x 3.1m)
Radiator. Laminate floor. Double French doors to conservatory with glazed side panels. Three wall light points.

Conservatory - 13' 8 x 11' 8 (4.17m x 3.56m)
Windows to sides and rear overlooking garden. The conservatory is of cavity brickwork to lower elevation with French double doors to rear garden. Radiator.

Utility Room - 10' 4 x 6' 9 (3.15m x 2.06m)
Range of matching wall and base units. Work surface with inset single drainer sink unit. Window to side. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Door providing access to rear garden. Tiled floor.

Shower Room - 6' 9 x 6' 5 (2.06m x 1.96m)
Suite in white comprising tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard below and close coupled WC. Radiator. Frosted window to side. Extractor fan. Partly tiled walls. Tiled floor.

Galleried Landing
Access to insulated loft with electric light. Radiator. Large storage cupboard with light.

Bedroom 1 - 15' 10 x 14' 5 plus recess (4.83m x 4.4m)
Bay window to front overlooking garden. Window to side. Built-in walk in wardrobe with shelves and hanging space. Built-in eaves storage cupboard with light. Two radiators. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite - 9' 3 x 5' 11 (2.82m x 1.81m)
Suite in white comprising large panelled Koller spa bath with mixer tap, large separate fully tiled corner shower cubicle, large moulded wash hand basin set into vanity unit with mirror and vanity lights above and cupboards below and WC with concealed cistern. Radiator. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Frosted window to side. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 11' 2 x 10' 3 (3.41m x 3.13m)
Window to rear overlooking garden. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 10' 2 x 9' 6 (3.1m x 2.9m)
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in double wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 10' 3 x 9' 5 (3.13m x 2.88m)
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in double wardrobe. Radiator.

Bathroom - 7' 1 x 5' 11 (2.16m x 1.81m)
Suite in white comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Radiator. Partially tiled walls. Frosted window to side. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Light and shaver point.

Front Garden
Mainly laid to lawn with bushes, shrubs and trees. Gravelled driveway extending to the front of the garage and property providing ample off road parking, also leading to the side of the property with double gated side access.

Rear Garden - 50' 0 x 115' 0 (15.24m x 35.06m)
Mainly laid to lawn with flower beds, bushes, shrubs and fruit trees. Decked areas. Paved patio area. Brick built barbecue. Garden shed. Greenhouse. Two painted timber summer houses. Painted timber shed housing all swimming pool workings. Outside tap. Side access via double gates. Enclosed with fencing and hedging.

Swimming Pool - 21' 0 x 12' 0 (6.41m x 3.66m)
Depth: 4½ft. Jet stream swimming machine. Heated.

Double Garage - 17' 7 x 15' 9 (5.36m x 4.81m)
Integral double garage with power points and light. Wall mounted Gloworm gas fired boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Unvented hot water cylinder. Remote controlled up and over door. Window to side.

Other Information
The property is approached via a private road for which the residents have formed a road association called The Drive, The Drove and Meadow Drive Road Association. There is an annual charge of approximately £90.

Main Services
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.

Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the Double Garage and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.

The windows are generally of timber frames and double glazed sealed units.

The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Council Tax
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2024/2025 is £3,242.04.

Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and by appointment only on Sundays.

Agent Notes
Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any floor plans, plans or mapping and measurements are approximate quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition.
We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property.
No person in the employment of Kent Estate Agencies has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. Purchase prices, rents or other prices quoted are correct at the date of publication and, unless otherwise stated, exclusive of VAT.
For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure. Printed 3rd May 2024.


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The Drove, Chestfield, Whitstable


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Station0.8 miles
  • Whitstable Station1.7 miles
  • Herne Bay Station2.4 miles
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