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7 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Alcroft Grange, Central Canterbury


Property Description

Key features

  • Tudor Style Manor Home
  • 24ft x 21ft Lounge/Diner
  • 19ft x 12ft Sitting Room
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Garden Room & Cellar Room
  • Formal Gardens and Woodland Setting
  • Garage & Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Alcroft Grange is a unique and very desirable property, designed by the renowned Victorian architect Norman Shaw and built in the late 1880's by the local artist, Sydney Cooper through the sale of one of his paintings to a Mr Alcroft-hence the name. In the 1960's, the Grange was divided into four wings, number 3 is the main principal hall wing.It has the benefit of being only 3 miles from Canterbury city centre and 1 mile from the University of Kent, yet is situated 1 mile along a private shared road in a peaceful and tranquil setting overlooking the beautiful Saar Penn Valley. The present owners have created a home where one can visit or stay to reflect, rest, read, pray or meditate and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Steps Leading To Double Glazed Front Entrance Door To   

Long Reception Porch   
Glazed door leading to

Sitting Room   19' 5 x 12' 5 (5.92m x 3.78m)
Dual aspect windows to front and rear with extensive rural views. Built in cloaks cupboard. Radiator. Parquet flooring.

Lounge/diner   24' 7 x 21' 5 (7.49m x 6.53m)
Dual aspect windows to front and side. Three radiators. Impressive corniced ceiling and central rose. Cast iron open fireplace with ornate surround and marble hearth,. Power points. TV Point. Telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room   18' 2 x 9' 7 (5.54m x 2.92m)
Range of matching pine wall and base units with working

Inner Hallway   
With stairs leading to first floor and stairs leading to lower- ground floor.

Coloured suite comprising close couple wc. Pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls. Window to side.

Lower-Ground Floor With Hallway   
Double glazed door leading to garden.

Self-Contained Garden Room   16' 1 x 16' 0 (4.90m x 4.88m)
Dual aspect windows to front and rear. French doors leading to garden. Radiator. Inset stainless steel sink top with cupboards below. Door to:

Comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with shower. Low-level wc. Wash hand basin. Radiator. Frosted window to side.

Linen Room   17' 10 x 9' 4 (5.44m x 2.84m)
Window to side. Power points. Built-in storage cupboards.

Work Shop   8' 2 x 6' 1 (2.49m x 1.85m)
With power and light. Adjacent additional storage area.

Utility Room   11' 5 x 7' 6 (3.48m x 2.29m)
Exposed brickwork. Floor standing 'Campay' oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Lagged hot water tank. Butler sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Drawing Room   16' 0 x 13' 1 (4.88m x 3.99m)
With exposed brick arches. Exposed brickwork to walls. Window to front. Arched window to side. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points.

First Floor Landing   
With window to side overlooking woodland and radiator below. Built-in wardrobes. Stairs leading to second floor.

White suite comprising enamel bath with mahogany panel and mixer taps with shower attachment. Close couple wc. with concealed cistern. Bidet. Twin inset oval wash hand basins with mahogany cupboards and drawers below. Separate independent glazed shower cubicle, fully tiled with shower. Light incorporating shaver point. Heated towel rail.Concealed ceiling light. Radiator. Window to side.

Shower Room   
Fully tiled shower cubicle with 'Triton' electric shower.

Bedroom 2   17' 3 x 7' 6 (5.26m x 2.29m)
Window to side with secondary glazing. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom 1   21' 3 x 16' 5 (6.48m x 5.00m)
Double aspect windows to rear and side with secondary glazing. Built-in cupboard with shelving. Built-in bedroom units comprising double wardrobe, single wardrobe with cupboards over, including bridging unit. Wash hand basin. Telephone point. Power points.

Second Floor Landing   
Leaded light window to side. Radiator.

Low-level wc. with concealed cistern. Wash hand basin. Door to small kitchen area.

Bedroom 3   13' 2 x 9' 9 (4.01m x 2.97m)
Dormer window to side with woodland views. Wash hnand basin. Radiator. Power points.

Inner Hallway   

Bedroom   9' 2 x 8' 9 (2.79m x 2.67m)
Window to side with radiator below. Power points.

Bedroom 7   9' 9 x 7' 11 (2.97m x 2.41m)
Window to side with woodland views. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom 6   9' 5 x 8' 10 (2.87m x 2.69m)
High-level leaded light window to side with radiator below. Power points.

Bedroom 4   12' 2 x 8' 5 (3.71m x 2.57m)
High-level window to side. Radiator.

Main Services   
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity and water. We are informed by the Vendor that foul drainage is to a septic tank. A telephone line is installed subject to the usual British Telecom transfer regulations. The mains services have not been tested by us.

Central heating is provided by an oil fired boiler and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars. We have not tested that the heating is fully operational or whether it is effective in adequately heating the property.

Electrical Appliances   
Electrical appliances referred to in these details have not been tested by us and you should make your own enquiries as to their serviceability.

The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax   
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band F.

The gardens in the main are to the front, well stocked and mature with an abundance of roses, shrubbery, plants, flowers and trees. The garden leads to adjoining woodland of approximately 2 acres. There is parking for a number of vehicles and a detached garage.

Other Information   
All measurements have been taken in accordance with the 'Code of Measuring Practice' issued by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and are approximate. All measurements have been taken to provide a guide to prospective purchasers to indicate size and proportion of the accommodation and should not be used for carpet sizes, furniture or appliances. Front garden has been measured at the front boundary. Rear garden width has been measured adjacent to the rear of the building. Depth has been measured at approximately mid point of plot.Nothing in these particulars is intended to indicate that any carpets or curtains, furnishings or fittings, electrical goods (whether wired in or not) or light fittings or any other fixtures not expressly included form a part of the property offered for sale. We have not carried out a structural survey and are not in a position to express a view on the condition of this property. The deeds of the property and local search were not available to us at the time of preparing these details.Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to confirm the position for you particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. This property was reviewed on 8th March 2011.

Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays.



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09 March 2011


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