A CHARACTER ‘ARTS AND CRAFTS’ STYLE DETACHED HOUSE SITUATED IN A SOUGHT-AFTER LOCATION BACKING ON TO FARMLAND. WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE VILLAGE AMENITIES. JUST A FEW MINUTES WALK FROM THE ICONIC WHITE CLIFFS.
ENTRANCE HALL CLOAKROOM LOUNGE DINING ROOM
CONSERVATORY KITCHEN UTILITY ROOM GARAGE
SNUG/OFFICE 4 BEDROOMS BATHROOM CLOAKROOM WC GARDENS
A character ‘Arts and Crafts’ style detached house situated in a sought-after location backing onto farmland, within walking distance of the village amenities and just a few minutes’ walk to the iconic White Cliffs.
Built in 1913 Temple Cottage is constructed of brick with painted pebble dash elevations under a clay tile roof. It sits well back from the road in beautifully maintained gardens, to the front hedging and trees give shelter and privacy whilst the rear garden enjoys lovely views over the adjacent farmland and pony paddocks.
The accommodation comprises entrance hall with an original cast iron cooking range, impressive lounge with 10ft ceiling height, double aspect and views over the front garden, double doors open to steps leading down into the dining room, this opens into a conservatory and the kitchen/breakfast room (both have views over the garden to the fields beyond), utility room, snug/office and a cloakroom. On the 1st floor are 4 bedrooms a bathroom and separate cloakroom/wc.
Outside an in and out gravel drive provides parking for several vehicles and leads to an integral garage. The front garden is mainly lawn with plant/shrub borders and specimen trees, the rear garden is mainly lawn with plant /shrub borders and fishpond. There are 3 paved seating areas from which you can enjoy the lovely views over the garden to the fields beyond. An archway leads through to a lower garden level with large greenhouse.
The Droveway is a quiet no through road leading to The National Trust owned Bockhill Farm. 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’), churches and two riding stables, 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 (venue of the British Open). The nearby seaside town of Deal offers a good range of small boutique style shops, a Saturday market and a selection of restaurants, bars and pubs. 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 Eurostar from Ashford and London (St Pancras), 75 minutes from Martin Mill station (approx. 2 miles).
The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises:
Fireplace with original cast iron cooking range, double radiator, built in cupboards.
WC, handbasin, cupboard.
An impressive room with 10ft ceiling height, double aspect with view over front garden. Brick fireplace filled with a real flame coat effect gas fire, tiled shelves flanking chimney breast, double radiator, TV point. Double door with decorative leaded glass panels leading through to:
Three steps down, double radiator, two wall light points, sliding patio door to kitchen and sliding glazed door to:
View over rear garden to fields beyond, two wall light points, double radiator, tiled floor. Glazed double doors to paved sun terrace.
From other hall in dining room down to:
View over rear garden to fields beyond. Fitted with a range of cream fronted floor units with timber fronted wall units, marble effect worksurfaces, double drainer stainless steel sink, space for range style cooker, stainless steel cooker hood. Tiled floor, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge, half glazed door to garden.
From entrance hall, door to:
Built in cupboard with granite effect worksurface, inset stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, coats hanging space, double radiator and door to:
Folding wooden garage door, built in cupboards ‘Worcester’ wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water.
Double radiator, built in cupboard and shelving.
From entrance hall, staircase up to:
Linen and shelved cupboards, cloakroom, WC, hand basin.
Double aspect with lovely view over fields and pony paddock, double radiator, built in wardrobes, telephone point.
View over front garden, built in wardrobe, radiator.
View to the side, double radiator, built in cupboard.
Lovely view over fields and pony paddock, built in wardrobe, double radiator, hand basin.
Panelled bath, built in corner shower cubicle, hand basin with cupboard and shelves under, shaver point, double radiator, part tiled walls.
Hidden from the road by hedges and trees. In and out gravel driveway/parking for several vehicles. Front garden gently sloping lawn, variety of shrubs and trees including copper beech & laburnum plant/shrub borders, 4 brick built tool/store sheds.
Gates either side of property to rear garden, beautifully laid out with a gently sloping lawn, large borders stocked with interesting variety of established plants and shrubs. Three paved terraces enjoying superb views over the garden and fields beyond. Fishpond, rockery, further area of garden tucked away at the bottom with greenhouse (16 x 6) paved area with lovely views over the fields.
COUNCIL TAX: F
MAINS GAS, ELECTRICITY, WATER AND DRAINAGE.
VIEWINGS BY APPOINTMENT THROUGH THE AGENTS MARSHALL AND CLARKE
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VARIOUS APPLIANCES AND SERVICES HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED BY MARSHALL & CLARKE.
- Price: £750,000
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: Yes
- Status offer line: SOLD