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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Weddington Lane, Weddington, Nr. Ash, Kent

Guide Price £780,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A lovely former Manor House with immense charm and character, set in grounds of about 2 acres

The Manor House is situated in a rural private location in the hamlet of Weddington, with the nearby village of Ash providing a number of amenities, including shops, primary school, church, public houses and doctors’ surgery.

The Cinque Port of Sandwich is approximately 3 miles away and the Cathedral City of Canterbury, with its many cultural interests, excellent shopping centre, highly regarded schools, colleges and universities, lies approximately 11 miles away. Sporting and recreational facilities in and around the area include the famous golf links around Deal and Sandwich to include Royal St. George’s, County Cricket and the Polo Farm Sports Complex in Canterbury and fishing and water sports can be found along the coast. Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Zoo are all within easy reach. The property is well placed with access onto the A257 linking into the A256 giving access to Sandwich, Ramsgate, Deal and Dover and westwards, the A257 leads to Canterbury with the high speed train service to London St. Pancras from Canterbury West, the Port of Dover and Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton providing crossings to the Continent.

Canterbury 11 miles
Wingham 3 miles
Sandwich 3.5 miles
Dover 15 miles
Folkestone 16.5 miles
Ash 1 mile (Distances are approximate)

Manor House is an attractive Grade II Listed detached house which has undergone various sympathetic changes over the years, creating a characterful and charming period home.

The property comprises of L-shaped entrance hall, charming sitting room with impressive inglenook fireplace and wood burner, a wealth of exposed beams to walls and ceilings along with attractive exposed brickwork and oak flooring. Off the sitting room is a useful study, and library area with leaded light French doors opening onto the rear garden. In addition there is a family room, separate dining room which has exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, and well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in larder, separate utility room and WC.

To the first floor is the master bedroom with dressing area, two further double bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom with roll top bath on clawed feet, separate shower cubicle and exposed beam work.

• Attractive entrance portico
• Entrance hall • Sitting room
• Dining room • Study • Library area
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Walk-in larder • Family room
• Master bedroom
• 2 further double bedrooms
• Study/sewing area
• Family bathroom
• Grounds approximately 2 acres
• 3 Stables • Separate gym
• Outbuilding/office storage room.

The gardens extend to approximately two acres and are accessed of a private track via a five bar electronic gate onto the driveway leading to various outbuildings and a parking area.

To the front of the property are sweeping lawns, two five bar gates, duck pond, wealth of mature trees and shrubs, flower borders, stable yard with three stables, gym and a very useful outbuilding which is currently used as an office/storage but would make a potential annexe providing the usual Planning Consents are obtained.

The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with sun terrace, mature trees and shrubs, mixed fence and hedge boundaries all overlooking adjoining farmland.

Leave Canterbury on the A257 Sandwich Road and proceed though Littlebourne and Wingham. Continue straight on the A257 then take a left into Weddington Lane. Proceed to the junction turning left, then continue and the Manor House will be found straight ahead at the end of the private lane.

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil central heating.

Local Authority Dover District Council. Council Tax Band “G”.

Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

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01 August 2016

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