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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Joy Lane, Whitstable, CT5

Sold STC £1,396,500

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Tenure: Freehold

Harvey Richards & West are delighted to offer for sale this stunning detached four bedroom contemporary family home located on Joy Lane, one of Whitstable's most prestigious streets. Set back from the road, down a long private driveway this stunning property benefits from a secluded and quiet plot on the sea facing side of Joy Lane, providing easy access and parking at busy holiday times.

The Glass Onion was designed and built by SPACE 2 in 2009 to the highest of standards. This unique and elegant home is arranged over two floors and benefits from a detached double garage. The property itself is part block and timber framed with hardwood cladding to the exterior curved wall. The entire property is fitted with double glazed, grey aluminium windows and external doors throughout.

Once through the front door you enter into a spacious vaulted hallway. The entire ground floor (excluding the downstairs bedroom) is fitted with 'Amtico' flooring and a wet polypipe underfloor heating system that can be zonally controlled. The property is beautifully executed and designed to provide free flowing accommodation that is extremely light and airy.

The family room is located in the centre of the house in the impressive glass atrium. This stunning light and bright room has vaulted glass ceilings and benefits from air conditioning. The 'Velux' windows are electronically operated and the floor is fitted with uplighters. The room also benefits from a Bang and Olufsen TV system as well as doors opening out to one of the patio and BBQ areas. The main open plan living/kitchen area is found to the back of the property and has full width bi-folding doors with integrated blinds. This vast room houses the kitchen as well as the main entertainment space and dining area.

The stylish top of the range 'Hacker' kitchen was fitted by 'Sheen Kitchen Designs' of London. The central island has a 'Siemens' four ring ceramic hob with a single gas ring and overhead chimney extractor hood. The breakfast bar and socket tower is perfect for casual dining and entertaining. The kitchen has also been fitted with top of the range 'Siemens' integrated appliances which include two eye level ovens, integrated microwave, fridge & freezer, under counter fridge, dishwasher and 'Miele' wine cooler. The stunning quartz worktop is by 'Caesarstone' in the colour Blizzard and has an under-mounted sink by 'Blanco' with mixer taps and a filtered water tap as well as an 'Insinkerator' waste disposal unit. The living area focuses around a central remotely operated log effect gas fire by 'Faber' and also has a Bang and Olufsen audio system.

The ground floor bedroom measures approximately 11'7 x 10'8 and has a built in wardrobe and an en-suite shower room with a rainfall shower head. The ground floor also comprises of a utility room which has plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a downstairs W/C, a study and plant room.

On the first floor of the property there are three double bedrooms. The master bedroom is located at the back of the property and is accessed via the galleried landing. This impressive room measures 21'6" x 14'2 and has two sets of sliding doors which lead out on to a full width stainless steel and glass balustrade balcony, a great spot to view the famous Whitstable sunsets. The room itself has both built in wardrobes and a built in dressing table as well as recessed reading lights above the bed, a Bang and
Olufsen audio system, vertical panel radiator and fitted blinds. The master bedroom also has its own en-suite shower room with a walk-in shower cubicle and a rainfall shower head.

The two further bedrooms on this floor are both large double rooms and are also fitted with built in wardrobes and dressing tables. The family bathroom has a resin floor and houses a contemporary freestanding bath as well as a large walk-in shower cubicle with rainfall shower head and handheld shower attachment. Like the master en-suite there is also an oversized wall hung wash basin with storage beneath, W/C and a heated towel rail.

The beautiful landscaped rear garden has been well maintained by the current owners. Glazed patio doors in the sitting room and bi-folding doors in the main living/kitchen area lead out onto two separate natural stone patio areas. This quiet garden has been designed with relaxing and entertaining in mind. The owners have built a 'Nexo' outdoor barbecue and prep table on the patio and installed a six person cedar wood hot tub by 'Riviera'. Halogen patio heaters and garden lighting finish off this incredible space.

To the front of the property, there is a dusk & dawn sensor lit gravelled driveway, which provides off street parking for numerous cars. The double garage offers a further two parking spaces and benefits from a remote controlled up and over door as well as power and lighting. An external garage staircase leads to a first floor storage room which the current owners use as a music studio. Subject to all the necessary consents and approval being obtained, it is thought this storage room could be converted in to further living accommodation if desired.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax: Band G

Notes:
The current owners have installed Bang and Olufsen TV and audio systems in the property. The current heating system is a Remeha Avanta Plus gas fired boiler with high performance cylinder and pressurised system which works alongside a rainwater harvesting system and thermal solar panels which contribute towards the hot water supply. The property is also fitted with a water softener.

The plant room contains the following : Remeha Avanta Plus gas boiler / Honeywell heating control timer / Santon unvented hot water cylinder / Uponor underfloor heating manifold and controller / RM Solar pump and controller / Tapworks water softener / Freerain water harvesting pump and controller / BT internet hub / Electric consumer units / Labgear Sky TV distribution unit.


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01 March 2020

Nearest stations

  • Whitstable (0.9 mi)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (2.3 mi)
  • Herne Bay (4.5 mi)
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1 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

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1 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

01227 917039 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Whitstable (0.9 mi)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (2.3 mi)
  • Herne Bay (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harvey Richards & West, Whitstable

1 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

01227 917039 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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