6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hoo, Kent

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Six bedroom period house
  • Many period features
  • Farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility/boot room
  • Triple garage/workshop
  • Set in half an acre
  • EPC Rating D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wind your way down this country lane glimpsing the River Medway ahead and find yourself at Eschol Farm, one of just four houses occupying this peaceful location. Dating from circa 17th century and originally two cottages the property provides a truly spacious and versatile home.

Improved by the current owners to give modern living yet retaining the true integrity of the original property with exposed beams and impressive Inglenook fireplaces. You are greeted by the farmhouse kitchen with period range, this leads to large utility room and study.

The double aspect lounge with log burner leads to a reception/study and cloakroom/wc. The large dining room completes the ground floor.
The first floor offers master bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms, two of which are connecting making ideal teenage/study and family bathroom/wc and a shower room. The second floor offers two further true double bedrooms.

Outside the property is set in walled and fenced gardens of half of an acre. The carriageway driveway affords ample parking and triple garage workshop with loft storage. The well maintained gardens are well stocked and offer a safe environment for family play with garden house, ideal for al fresco dining.

Property ref: 121_2493_4605515


LOCATION 
The village of Hoo is a very desirable location to live with sports centre/swimming pool, primary schools and The Hundred of Hoo Academy. Also there is lots of open space to explore, you may enjoy countryside and river walks, the village shopping centre is within walking distance which adds to the many benefits of living in a village but still being close to bigger towns like Strood and Rochester where mainline trains can be found. The A2/M2 can be joined for Ebbsfleet/City of London and coastal regions via the Wainscott Bypass Road at the bottom of Four Elms Hill.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION 
There are mainline train stations in Strood and Rochester and in addition Ebbsfleet International provides fast railway services to Stratford and St Pancras.

Strood Railway Station: 4.2 miles (35 mins to St. Pancras, 55 mins to London Bridge)
Rochester Railway Station: 4.3 miles (40 mins to Cannon Street, 45 mins to London Victoria)
Ebbsfleet International Railway Station: 11.5 miles (18 mins to London St Pancras)

All distances are approximate and calculated as the crow flies.
For information regarding travel please visit: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel

LOCAL SCHOOLS 
Primary Schools:
Hoo St Werburgh Primary School: 1.4 miles
High Halstow Primary School: 2 miles
St Mary's Island Primary School: 2.4 miles
Chattenden Primary School: 2.6 miles

Secondary Schools:
The Hundred of Hoo Academy: 1.6 miles
Brompton Academy: 3.5 miles
Rainham Mark Grammar: 3.7 miles
Chatham Girls Grammar: 3.9 miles
Fort Pitt Girls Grammar: 4.4 miles
Holcombe Boys Grammar: 5 miles
Rochester Girls Grammar: 5.2 miles
Sir Joseph Williamson's: 5.3 miles

Independent Schools:
Kings Rochester: 4.5 miles
St Andrews: 3.7 miles
Gad's Hill: 5.6 miles
Cobham Hall: 7.5 miles

Information sourced from www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/school-search

Please check with the local authority as to catchment areas and intake criteria.

GOLF & HEALTH CLUBS 
Hoo Sports Centre (Swimming Pool and Echoes Gym): 1.6 miles
Sports/Athletics Club: 1.7 miles
Rochester & Cobham Golf Club: 8.1 miles
Nuffield Health: 4.5 miles
The Gym Strood: 4.5 miles

USEFUL INFORMATION 
We recognise that buying a property is a big commitment and therefore recommend that you visit the local authority website www.medway.gov.uk and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and local area before proceeding.

Some information in these details is taken from third party sources. Should any of the information be critical in your decision making, then please contact Fine & Country North Kent for verification.

USEFUL LINKS 
www.mouseprice.com
www.tfl.gov.uk
www.environment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk
www.gov.uk/green-deal-energy-saving-measures
www.homeoffice.gov.uk
www.tkradon.org.uk
www.fensa.org.uk
http://list.english-heritage.org.uk

COUNCIL TAX 
We are informed this property is in council tax band D, you should verify this with Medway Council on 01634 306000

TENURE 
The vendor advises us that this property is Freehold. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property your solicitor must verify these details.

APPLIANCES/SERVICES 
The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.

MEASUREMENTS 
All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.

VIEWING 
Via Fine & Country North Kent on 01474 700009

REF 
HA/SD/ST/180501 4605515/D1

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18 May 2018

Nearest stations

  • Gillingham (3.1 mi)
  • Rainham (Kent) (4.2 mi)
  • Chatham (4.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Gillingham (3.1 mi)
  • Rainham (Kent) (4.2 mi)
  • Chatham (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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