SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED CHARACTER PROPERTY SET IN A LOVELEY GARDEN ON THE EDGE OF THE VILLAGE BACKING ONTO FARMLAND AND ENJOYING VIEWS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE TOWARDS KINGSDOWN AND PEGWELL BAY.
HALL SHOWER/CLOAKROOM SITTING ROOM DINING ROOM
STUDY KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM UTILITY ROOM CONSERVATORY
FIVE BEDROOMS BATHROOM SEPARATE WC
UPVC SEALED UNIT DOUBLE GLAZING GFCH
DOUBLE GARAGE DRIVEWAY/PARKING EPC: D
‘Lark Rise’ waginally built in the arly 19’s. In the30’s it was considerably extended and in the 1990’s it was extended further with the rebuilding of the first floor to create new bedrooms. The property offers good-sized reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, utility room and cloakroom to the ground floor, with five bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor with ample space to create an en-suite bathroom and dressing room within the main bedroom.
Norman Road leads off The Droveway, which in turn is a No Through Road. This location combines easy access into the village centre whilst perfect for country and cliff top walks.
The village of St Margaret’s at Cliffe offers local shopping, post office, doctor’s surgery with pharmacy, newsagent/general store, primary school (Ofsted rated as ‘outstanding’) and churches, whilst The Bay itself is sheltered for bathing, fishing, sailing etc. The cliff top to either side of The Bay is mainly in the care of the National Trust and offers some delightful walks. There are golf courses at nearby Kingsdown and Deal with St George’s at Sandwich (the venue of the 2020 British Open). The Cathedral City of Canterbury offers an excellent shopping centre together with leisure interest, theatres and county cricket. Excellent links to the continent via the Port of Dover the Channel Tunnel and London (St Pancras), 75 minutes from Martin Mill station (approx. 2 miles).
The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises:
UPVC panelled front door with leaded glass upper section.
Light and spacious with oak staircase to first floor. Under stairs cupboards, recess with hanging area and shelved cupboard, double radiator.
Two Oriel type windows, patio doors to the garden, beamed ceiling. Unusual carved oak fire surround with Dutch brick hearth and coal effect gas fire, TV ariel point, telephone point, door to;
‘L’ shaped into a corner double fire surround with tiled slips and hearth with coal effect gas fire, built in cupboard. Door with leaded glass upper section to garden, 2 double radiators, TV point, telephone point, door to;
Beamed ceiling, telephone point, radiator.
Shaker style cream fronted kitchen cupboards with beech effect worksurfaces. Built in double oven and grill, integrated fridge, space and plumbing for washing machine, inset 4 ring gas hob with extractor/light over, sink. Breakfast area – built in cupboard next to chimney breast, double radiator, door to;
Leaded glazed door to garden. Ceramic tiled floor, wall mounted ‘Vaillant’ boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, door to;
Built-in cupboards, granite effect worktops with inset sink, recess for fridge/freezer, plumbing for washing machine and dryer, ceramic tiled floor, double radiator, door to;
Lovely aspect over garden, double doors to Sun Terrace.
Access hatch to insulated and boarded roof space (potential to convert to further accommodation subject to the usual consents). Deep airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder (immersion heater fitted).
Currently used as a first floor sitting room. Triple aspect with delightful views across valley towards Kingsdown. Two Oriel type windows, decorative timber fireplace with tiled slips and hearth, double radiator, telephone point. (N.B ample room to create an en-suite dressing room/bathroom if required).
Views over farmland, double radiator.
Built-in wardrobe cupboard, double radiator, telephone point.
Double aspect with delightful views over farmland, double radiator.
White suite comprising panelled bath with wall mounted shower, curved glass shower screen, wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor, fully tiled walls, radiator.
SEPARATE W.C. Low level W.C. hand basin, ceramic tiled floor.
Five bar gate to block paved driveway/parking for several vehicles leading to;
DOUBLE GARAGE 20’X20’ (6.10m X 6.10m) (Constructed of cedar wood) two sets of double doors, light and power.
Lovely sheltered and secluded gardens bordered mainly by mature hedging and trees backing onto farmland. Sheltered and sunny Patio with access from sitting room and conservatory. Main garden laid mainly to lawn, with rockery and an interesting variety of plants and trees including copper beech and conifers. Greenhouse and a cedar wood summer house.
Under house with access from outside.
MAINS GAS, ELECTRICITY, WATER AND DRAINAGE.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: G
VIEWINGS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH MARSHALL AND CLARKE.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLIANCES AND SERVICES HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED BY MARSHALL AND CLARKE.
- Price: £745,000
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 2
- Status offer line: SOLD