3 bedroom detached house for sale

David Street, Harvel, Meopham, Kent, DA13

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Grade II listed house and annexe
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Planning to replace sunroom (20170805)
  • Period features in house
  • Stylish presentation in annexe
  • Glorious landscaped gardens
  • Outbuilding, greenhouse and sheds

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming Grade II listed 2 bedroom thatched cottage with planning permission, and an additional detached 1 bed annex, both set within glorious landscaped gardens of about an acre.

Location

Rabbits Corner is set on the edge of Harvel village with its pub, village hall and cricket team. It is within the Greenbelt on the North Downs, ideally located for Trosley Country Park. The local villages of Luddesdown, Vigo, Borough Green, Meopham and West Malling provide local amenities, schools, churches, village greens, public houses and restaurants. The M20 and M26 are also located within 5 miles and the M2 is 6 miles distance.

Comprehensive Shopping: Bluewater, Sevenoaks and Maidstone.

Mainline Rail Services: Borough Green (6.4 miles) and Meopham (3 miles) to London Victoria. Sevenoaks services to Cannon Street/Charing Cross/London Bridge. Ebbsfleet International (8.3 miles) to St Pancras and Europe.

Primary Schools: Vigo, Meopham and Culverstone.

Secondary Schools: Sevenoaks Trinity School, Gravesend and Dartford.

Private Schools: Cobham Hall in Cobham, Kings School in Rochester. Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, The Granville, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford.

Sporting/Leisure Facilities: The London Golf Club, West Kingsdown. Shoreham and Wrotham Heath Golf Clubs. Mid-Kent and Rochester and Cobham Golf Clubs. Brands Hatch racing circuit. Riding, cricket and rugby in the local vicinity.

Road communications are excellent with the M20 (4.8 miles) and M26 (6 miles) accessed at the Wrotham interchange, linking to other motorway networks, London, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Ebbsfleet International station, and Channel Tunnel.

Kindly note these distances are approximate.

Description

This delightful Grade II listed 2 bedroomed thatched cottage of character with an additional detached one bedroom annex provide an ideal opportunity for dual occupancy, if required. The thatched cottage dates from the 16th century and benefits from planning to replace the glazed sunroom. The cottage has been updated and well maintained by the present owners who have re-wired throughout and replaced the thatched roof. Features include lead light windows, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, brick and wooden flooring, wood burning stove and a modern bathroom suite. The Retreat is a wonderful one bedroom annex, which was completed in 2014. Of particular note are the glorious landscaped gardens within which both properties sit, providing all year round interest and amount to about an acre.

The charming reception rooms are divided by a central chimney breast which has an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and is open to the dining room. Situated within this fireplace is a double fronted wood burning stove and a seat. The sitting room has an outlook to the front and a front door, whilst the dining room has a wonderful view over the side garden via the adjoining sunroom. This sunroom has planning permission to be replaced.

The triple aspect kitchen has direct access to the rear. There is a range of wall and base units together with a sink set within wooden work surfaces. There is space for a cooker, fridge-freezer and washing machine.

The well-appointed bathroom comprises a corner bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and W.C.

Arranged on the first floor are two part vaulted double bedrooms. One has an outlook to the side and the larger room is double aspect and has a fitted wardrobe.

The Annexe
The hall has an outlook and access to the front decked area and a storage cupboard. Pine flooring continues through to the main living area.

The impressive vaulted living room is double aspect and open to the well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room, making a wonderful area for entertaining. The kitchen comprises a comprehensive range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces. Appliances include a Kenwood range cooker and a fridge-freezer.

The bathroom is stylishly appointed and features an oversized bath with shower over.

Arranged on the first floor is a galleried bedroom which overlooks the living room below and is enclosed by rustic wooden spindles and balustrade. There is a modern en suite W.C.

The charming established gardens provide a delightful backdrop to both properties. There are gravel paths leading around the well-stocked beds, borders and areas of lawn. A brick path leads around the house with a pedestrian gate from the lane leading to the attractive pitched porch. To one side of the house is a parterre garden stocked with a variety of herbs, and to the rear is an area of lawn shaded by a majestic oak tree. The garden widens toward the rear boundary where a raised decked area is located with sunken seating area covered by an attractive arbour. On from here is an excellent vegetable garden with 14 raised beds and a greenhouse and garden shed adjacent. There is also an orchard with a variety of fruit trees, all set within individual rock edged beds. A substantial thatched barn provides an ideal workshop and has power and light connected.

Planning permission: 20170805 | Demolition of the existing sunroom and erection replacement sunroom at the side of the house. | Rabbits Corner David Street Meopham Gravesend Kent DA13 0BT

Square Footage: 1,765 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres

Directions

From the M20/junction 2 (coming from London) take the second exit onto the A20 and at the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A227 and proceed up Gravesend Road. Continue along this road for about 2 miles and turn right onto Harvel Road. Proceed along Harvel Road passing Vigo Rugby Football Club and take the next left hand turning at a grass triangle, turn left onto White Horse Lane which leads into Harvel Village. Proceed through the village along Harvel Street/Davids Street for about half a mile where Rabbits Corner will be found on the left immediately after Herons Hill Lane. Turn onto Herons Hill Lane where the drive will be found on the right.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 January 2019

Nearest stations

  • Sole Street (2.5 mi)
  • Meopham (2.6 mi)
  • Halling (3.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Sole Street (2.5 mi)
  • Meopham (2.6 mi)
  • Halling (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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