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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Lees Court, Sheldwich

Sold STC £245,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant First Floor Apartment in Grade I Listed Mansion
  • 16 Acres of Grounds including Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts & Garaging
  • Unique Private Countryside Location
  • Well Placed for Access to M2 & M20 Motorways
  • Generously Proportioned Sitting Room
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
  • Family Bathroom
  • Gas Fired Central Heating
  • No Onward Chain
  • View to Appreciate

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

An elegant two bedroom, two bathroom first floor apartment set within a stunning Grade I listed mansion house, with 16 acres of maintained grounds including tennis courts, heated swimming pool, formal gardens, private garaging and parking, located in a wonderfully private rural setting just 4 miles south of the market town of Faversham.

This magnificent property was built in 1654 and originally owned by the Sondes family. The Mansion House was converted into luxury apartments some 30 years ago. Upon arrival at Lees Court, a private driveway from the village of Sheldwich Lees leads through meticulously tended landscaped grounds leading to a visitor parking area and the entrance to the stable yard complex. Once inside the property, a grand entrance hallway with its ornate staircase and original clock mechanism for the Mansion House leads to 16 apartments.

Upon arrival at Apartment 13, one is greeted with an entrance hall with large windows and access to all well-proportioned rooms including a light and airy 17'10" x 19'1" drawing room and dining area with 9'6" high ceilings, fitted kitchen, a 19'8" x 14' master bedroom which enjoys an en-suite shower room, 19'6" x 8'6" second bedroom and a three piece bathroom suite. The property benefits from gas fired central heating.

Outside, the property enjoys the use of 16 acres of maintained grounds which include extensive lawned areas with floral beds and pathways, an outdoor heated swimming pool, all-weather tennis courts and a courtyard patio to the rear of Apartment 14. Private parking is provided by a single garage and additional parking space. For visitors, there is a dedicated visitor car park.

Sheldwich Lees is a delightfully pretty village lying some four miles south of the market town of Faversham and 10 miles north of Ashford, both with an excellent array of shopping and leisure facilities and main line railway stations providing fast access to London and the Kent coast.

Fast road networks are easily accessible by car with junction 6 of the M2 motorway being just 1.5 miles to the north, providing access to the capital and north Kent coast.

Sheldwich and Sheldwich Lees are situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a village church dedicated to St James, dating back to the eleventh century and having been extensively restored in 1888.

Properties of this style in such an elegant setting rarely come on to the market and we strongly urge interested applicants to make arrangements to view to avoid disappointment.

Accommodation briefly comprises (all measurements approximate)

Communal Grand Entrance Hall:
Glazed double entrance doors, mosaic tiled floor, grand ornate staircase to first floor, glass display case housing Mansion House large original clock mechanism.

Entrance Hall:
Entrance door, two large windows to front, carpet, two radiators, coved ceiling.

Master Bedroom:
19'8" x 14' (5.99m x 4.27m) Window to rear, carpet, radiator, two fitted double wardrobe cupboards and chests of drawers.

En-Suite Shower Room:
Window to rear, carpet, radiator, tiled shower enclosure with Triton electric shower unit, wash hand basin.

Bedroom Two:
19'6" x 8'6" (5.94m x 2.59m) Window to rear, carpet, radiator, coved ceiling, built-in double wardrobe cupboard, built-in shelved cupboard.

Three piece suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., radiator, carpet, part tiled walls.

Sitting/Dining Room:
17'10" x 15'6" increasing to 19'1" (5.44m x 4.72m increasing to 5.82m) Two windows to rear, carpet, two radiators, coved ceiling, television point.

10'1" x 8' (3.07m x 2.44m) Window to front, range of oak fronted wall and base units with inset single drainer 1 bowl sink unit and mixer tap, electric cooker point, fitted extractor hood, plumbing for washing machine, part tiled walls.

Garage & Parking:
Single garage with up and over door and additional parking space. The private parking is situated to the north of the Mansion House, whilst the visitor car park is situated to the west.

Gardens & Grounds:
There are approximately 16 acres of landscaped grounds at Lees Court, all of which is accessible to residents of the property. A lovely place to walk around, the gardens include formal rose gardens, kitchen garden and greenhouse, outdoor heated swimming pool, all-weather tennis courts, meadowland and views over surrounding farmland.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 January 2018


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