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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Grimthorpe Avenue, Whitstable


Property Description

Key features

  • Large 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • Now In Need of Modernisation
  • Being Offered with No Forward Chain
  • Spectacular Far Reaching Views
  • Large Established Rear Garden
  • Double Garage Providing Off Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This detached four bedroom family home has been owned by the current owners for 45 years and is situated in a desirable elevated location in a residential area off of Borstal Hill providing spectacular panoramic sea and town views. On the ground floor the property comprises large lounge/diner with two open fires and has impressive views from the array of windows facing out to the estuary, kitchen which leads via a lobby through to a lean to and workshop . Upstairs you will find the 4 bedrooms with open fireplaces, all with outstanding views, together with family bathroom and separate WC. The well established large tiered rear garden is perfect for alfresco dining whilst watching the famous Whitstable sun set and benefits from an outside WC and double garage providing enviable off road parking. The property is now in need of some modernisation and is being offered with no forward chain.

Joy Lane Primary School is approximately a mile away and bus services to shopping facilities in Whitstable with its traditional charms, arts culture, maritime history and array of individual retailers and eateries is 1.1 miles. The Cathedral City of Canterbury ( 8 miles) and Whitstable mainline railway station is about 1.2 miles which provides frequent services to London (Victoria approximately 1hr 20mins). The A299 is also easily accessible offering access to the A2/M2 leading to the channel ports and subsequent motorway network.

Entrance Hall - 15' 10 x 10' 10 Overall space (4.83m x 3.31m)
Partially doubled glazed frosted UPVC front entrance door. Radiator. Window. Power points. Thermostat control for central heating stairs to first floor.

Lounge/Diner - 27' 1 x 19' 2 (8.26m x 5.85m)
Large bay window and windows to front and side giving far reaching views across the town to the estuary and sea beyond. 2 Feature brick tiled fireplaces with open hearth and mantel-piece. Radiator. TV point. Power points. Downlighters. Window to lean to. Door to Kitchen.

Kitchen - 10' 8 x 12' 5 (3.26m x 3.79m)
Matching range of wall and base units arranged on four walls with inset single drainer with stainless steel bowl sink unit. Work surfaces. Partially tiled walls. Electric and gas cooker points. Inset 5 ring gas hob with extractor hood above and built-in fans assisted electric oven below. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted combination Glow Worm gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Window to side and rear overlooking gardens. Strip light. Power points. Radiator. Door leading to

Lobby Area
Downlighters. Power point. Door to

Lean to - 7' 11 x 7' 0 (2.42m x 2.14m)
Window looking through to lounge and window overlooking garden. Linoleum flooring. Power point. Door to garden. Door to workshop/utility room.

Workshop - 6' 4 x 11' 8 (1.94m x 3.56m)
Power point. Downlighter. Work bench.

Rear Garden - 23' 5 x 28' 7 (7.14m x 8.72m)
Split levels with steps and paving slab foot paths. Bushes and shrubs. Apple trees. 2 ornamental ponds. Mainly laid to lawn. Outside light. Outside tap. Views over the town to the sea and estuary beyond. Greenhouse. Concrete patio area. Fenced perimeter. Pedestrian access on both sides leading to front of property.

Outside WC
Low level close coupled WC and wall hung wash hand basin.

Front Garden
Outside tap. Enclosed with brick walls. Flowers bushes and shrubs. Detached double garage with up and over door. Pedestrian access to rear garden on both sides.

Bedroom 1 - 9' 7 x 12' 6 (2.93m x 3.81m)
Window to side overlooking side garden. Radiator. Power points. Downlighters. Built-in wardrobe cupboard with shelves and hanging space.

Bedroom 2 - 13' 7 x 10' 11 (4.15m x 3.33m)
Large Bay window to front overlooking the town the sea and estuary beyond. Radiator. Power points. TV point. Downlighters. Open fireplace with tiled open hearth.

Bedroom 3 - 10' 10 x 15' 9 (3.31m x 4.81m)
Window to front overlooking town to the sea and estuary beyond. Radiator. Power points. TV point. Downlighters. Open fire place and tiled open hearth.

Bedroom 4 - 10' 11 x 12' 7 (3.33m x 3.84m)
Window to front overlooking town to the sea and estuary beyond. Radiator. Power point. Downlighters. Open fireplace with open hearth. Built-in window seat/bench with storage underneath.

Suite in white comprising bath, separate fully tiled corner shower cubicle with Mira electric shower unit and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Partially tiled walls. Frosted window to rear. Downlighters. Extractor fan. Linoleum flooring.

Separate WC
Close coupled WC. Radiator. Frosted window to side.

Main Services
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.

Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the Kitchen and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.

The windows are generally of UPVC double glazed sealed units.

The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Council Tax
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2017/2018 is £2,323.50.

Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

Agent Notes
Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any plans or mapping and measurements are approximate, quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition. The fixtures and fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property. For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure. Printed ………..2017

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01 December 2017


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