3 bedroom character property for sale

Stourmouth, Canterbury

£625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A charming Grade II Listed country cottage
  • Award winning gardens
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Detached double garage
  • Large outbuilding with potential for further development

Full description

A charming, quintessential Grade II Listed English country cottage set within award winning gardens totalling approximately 0.6 acres. Awash with character and stunning period features which include two large inglenook fireplaces and many exposed timbers. The accommodation is comfortable and versatile and comprises sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, snug/study and delightful garden/sun room. The gardens are a true feature of the cottage and have been lovingly nurtured and proudly described as 'A series of rooms' by the current owner. A gravel and stepping stone path leads you through an abundance of colour and perfectly manicured flowers, trees and shrubs which include silver and gold King Hollies, Flowering Cherry, Snowball bush, Mexican Orange Blossom, Hydrangeas, Michaelmas Daisies, apple damson and pear trees to name but a few! There is an ornamental pond with feature wooden bridge and a kitchen garden/allotment with planters. A side gate leads to the front where there is a gravel drive way and detached double garage. There are further lawns bordered with a variety of established shrub, flower and trees. To the side is a large outbuilding of brick and timber construction which has potential for further development subject to usual planning consent.

The cottage is located in the lovely village of Stourmouth, lies approximately 8 miles from the Cinque Port town of Sandwich with it's excellent range of facilities and 10 miles from the Cathedral city of Canterbury. The Rising Sun public house is approximately 1/2 mile away and the nearby village of Preston offers a good range of local facilities including general stores and butchers.


Dining Room 
13' 9'' x 13' 0'' (4.19m x 3.96m)
Large inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam over, large brass canopy hood, sash window to front and door to:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
15' 8'' x 9' 3'' (4.77m x 2.82m)
A well fitted kitchen incorporating a good range of storage units, De Dietrich four ring electric hob with tiled canopy hood over, plentiful work surfaces, part-tiled walls, 1 1/2 bowl single drainer ceramic sink unit, double aspect room with secondary double glazed windows to front and rear, space and plumbing for washing machine, Neff split level oven/grill (new), part wood panelling to one wall, Worcester oil boiler and door to walk-in pantry with fitted shelving wall mounted storage cupboard, tiled flooring, work surface and space for fridge and freezer.

Garden Room 
10' 0'' x 7' 7'' (3.05m x 2.31m)
Double glazed with external rear door, tiled flooring and lovely views of the patio and gardens.

Inner Hallway 
17' 6'' x 5' 2'' (5.33m x 1.57m)
Double glazed window to rear, stairs to first floor and door to cloakroom and further doors to:-

Sitting Room 
19' 7'' x 12' 9'' (5.96m x 3.88m)
Double casement doors to rear, sash windows to front, large inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam over, log burner, built in cupboard housing electric meter. Door and steps down to:-

Snug/Study 
19' 3'' x 8' 5'' (5.86m x 2.56m)
Double glazed window to front, sloping panelled ceiling, external part glazed door to rear, exposed painted brickwork, small loft access.

First Floor Landing 
Window to rear, airing cupboard and doors to:-

Master Bedroom 
13' 6'' x 13' 6'' (4.11m x 4.11m)
Glazed door to side, double glazed Dormer window to front, fitted wardrobe to one wall with a door concealing entrance to:-

En Suite Bathroom 
Bath having shower over, wash basin, loft access and part-tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 
13' 4'' x 10' 1'' (4.06m x 3.07m)
Double glazed Dormer window to front, two double built-in storage cupboards.

Bedroom 3 
10' 10'' x 9' 4'' (3.30m x 2.84m)
Two windows to side and fitted cupboard.

Cloakroom 
High level WC, porthole window to rear and part-tiled walls.

Shower Room 
Window to side, shower cubical with Mira shower, tiled walls, vanity unit with inset wash basin and cupboard under, ladder radiator.

Outside 
The stunning gardens have been awarded the Country Garden Award for the whole of Kent in 2001 and they certainly do not fail to disappoint and would certainly be any keen gardeners dream. An electric 5 bar gate leads from the road into the front gravelled drive, which is enclosed by lawn areas either side. The driveway leads to a detached double garage 20' x 8'9' (measurement of one garage) which is separated by a dividing wall, but with internal door access. To the right as you drive into the grounds is a detached brick/timber built outbuilding divided into three sections and the measurements are as follows:- Unit 1 - 12'7 x 10'11, Unit 2 - 11'7 x 12'2 and Unit 3 - 25'4 x 13'8. The buildings have potential for further development subject to usual consent.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 August 2017

Nearest stations

  • Minster (3.2 mi)
  • Birchington-on-Sea (4.9 mi)
  • Sandwich (5.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Minster (3.2 mi)
  • Birchington-on-Sea (4.9 mi)
  • Sandwich (5.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Finn's, Sandwich

1 King Street, Sandwich, CT13 9BY

01304 278045 Local call rate

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