3 bedroom character property for saleThe Butchery, Sandwich
Set in the heart of the town centre and the conservation area, is this unique finely presented Grade II period family home, full of charm and character. Arranged over three floors, the property offers exceptional period character with extensive beam work throughout. At the heart of the property is a large dual aspect lounge/dining room with log-burner and many character features, leading through to a recently fitted bespoke kitchen/diner with butler sink, granite work surfaces, AGA and flagstone floor. There is a rear lobby with cloakroom, leading out to a delightful South-Westerly facing well-stocked walled courtyard garden. The first floor has two double sized bedrooms and a well-fitted family bathroom, with a large triple aspect master bedroom on the top floor. There is also a garage included in the sale which is approximately 40 yards away.
Set in the centre of this ancient Cinque Port with a frontage to The Butchery, the property is located in a much sought-after location, benefiting from its close proximity to the town centre, shops and amenities, plus lovely walks around the town paths and across the River Stour from the Quayside. Sandwich offers a variety of facilities including well regarded schools, Links golf courses at Sandwich Bay. There are excellent transport links with high-speed railway connections to London St. Pancras and good road links with the A256 joining the A2/M2 and the M20/A20 at Dover.
Sandwich is an historic town in Kent. which still has many original Medieval buildings, including several listed public houses, gates in the Old Town walls and some of the best-preserved half-timbered houses in the country. While once a major port, it is now two miles from the sea, its historic centre preserved. Sandwich Bay is home to nature reserves and two world-class golf courses, Royal St George's and Prince's. The town is also home to educational and cultural events.
Ground Floor -
Lounge - 4.80m x 4.32m (15'9 x 14'2) -
Dining Room - 4.80m x 3.30m (15'9 x 10'10) -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.88m x 3.00m (16'0 x 9'10) -
First Floor -
Bedroom - 4.14m x 3.43m (13'7 x 11'3) -
Bedroom - 3.51m x 2.95m (11'6 x 9'8 ) -
Bath And Shower Room -
Second Floor -
Bedroom - 7.19m x 4.98m (23'7 x 16'4) -
Large Courtyard Style Walled Garden - South-Westerly facing, well-stocked with a variety of flowers and shrubs
Garage - Located approximately 40 yards away
The Vendor's View - We were first drawn to the striking Tudor façade of this property. The exposed beams are probably one of our favourite period features of the house and we also love the large sunny garden. It’s a 16th century timber framed house and when you walk through the door you feel like you are walking into a piece of history! When we first saw the property, we looked at it and said “wow, we have to live here!”. We think this is one of the prettiest houses in Sandwich.
In the winter time our favourite room is probably the lounge. We have a log burner in there and lots of exposed beams; it’s a really warm and cosy space. Sat next to the roaring fire, you really feel like you’re shutting the world out. In the summer time the walled garden is a fantastic place to relax. We have refurbished the kitchen, which has lovely flagstone floors and a cream AGA. It has become the heart of the home, and that’s where we spend the majority of our time with family and friends.
Sandwich is the friendliest place we have ever lived. We moved from London and within weeks of moving here, we seemed to know everyone! The house is located in an excellent position within the town centre; right in the heart of the conservation area and only a 2 minute walk to all the amenities you could ever need. We also like the fact that we are equidistant from the beach and the countryside, which are within walking distance or a 5-10 minute drive. When we moved here we knew we wanted a family, and so the excellent reputation of the schools in the area was also an important factor for us.
The house has a really warm and friendly feel to it and we will really miss that. We are only moving as we have some elderly relatives coming to live with us, and so it is with great sadness that we have to move, though we will be remaining locally. Living in this wonderful house has been a pleasure and helped us create some of the happiest memories of our lives including getting married from here and having our first child.
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