1 bedroom terraced house for saleSpicers Cottages, The Street, Ickham, Canterbury, Kent
A pretty Grade II Listed cottage set in the desirable village of Ickham
3 Spicers Cottages is situated on The Street in the highly sought after and beautiful village of Ickham, with its fine period buildings, lovely church and popular Duke of William public house/restaurant.
The surrounding countryside provides lovely walks along the Little Stour river and the Lakes at Seaton being a haven for bird watchers. The picturesque village of Wickhambreaux is nearby and the larger villages of Littlebourne and Wingham are a mile or so away, providing a good selection of local shops and amenities including primary schools, local public houses, restaurants, post office and bank.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury with its cultural interests, Marlowe Theatre, excellent shopping centre and a wide range of schools in both the private and state sectors, colleges, universities are about five miles away. High speed trains run from Canterbury West to London St. Pancras in just under 57 minutes. The Channel Tunnel Terminal at Folkestone and the Port of Dover provide regular cross channel services to the continent.
There are a good choice of sporting facilities with the cricket ground in Canterbury, good selection of golf courses and Polo Farm sports club in Littlebourne. Fishing and waters sports can be found along the coast.
• Canterbury 5 miles
• Littlebourne 1 mile
• Wingham 1.9 miles
• Dover & Folkestone 16 miles
(Distances are approximate)
3 Spicers Cottage is a lovely Grade II Listed period cottage dating, we believe, around the mid 19th Century with attractive white painted brick under a tile slate roof.
The cottage comprises of characterful sitting room with sash panel windows to the front, display recess and storage either side of the fireplace, parquet flooring which also features in the dining room along with a full height storage cupboard and stairs which rise to the first floor. The kitchen has a range of base and wall mounted cabinets, some glass fronted for display, gas hob, electric oven, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, attractive worktops complemented by quarry tile flooring and French doors that open onto the rear gardens.
There is a Study/landing with panel window overlooking the rear of the property (formerly bedroom 2 which could easily be reverted back to an occasional bedroom). The master bedroom has pretty sash windows to the front, a range of built-in wardrobes with light, family bathroom with white suite, shower over bath, low level WC, pedestal hand basin and laminated flooring.
There is a sun terrace to the side and rear of the property. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a wealth of flower borders with well stocked shrubs and planting, two timber storage sheds, a further insulated timber workshop/studio with power and light.
To the top of the garden is a further small sun terrace which enjoys the lovely adjoining farmland views.
Services Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage.
Local Authority Canterbury City Council.
Tax Band “C”
Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01227 781600
A gate offers pedestrian access to The Street via a right of way through the neighbouring property.
Leaving Canterbury on the New Dover Road, turn left by Waitrose and follow signs to the A257 towards Sandwich. Proceed for approximately four miles to the centre of Littlebourne then turn left to Nargate Street, signposted for Wickhambreaux. Proceed along Nargate Street for approximately a mile turning right onto Drill Lane and then right onto The Street and the property will be found on the left hand side.
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