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House Details

Status: Sold or Rented Property Reference: HS-0000085192

Houses for sale
6 bedroom detached house
Canterbury, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Key features:

Retirement: No
Shared ownership: No
New Build: No
Have Pool: No

Full description:

Tenure: Freehold

Reception/dining hall | Drawing Room | Sitting Room | Snug | Kitchen | Boot/utility room | Cloakroom | Cellar | Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom| Guest bedroom with ensuite shower| 4 further bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Period Outbuilding | Garden

1 The Green is a landmark house in the centre of this pretty Kentish village. Listed Grade II the house dates from the 18th Century and has elegant and light family accommodation. The front door opens into a spacious double reception room across the front of the house which provides both a comfortable snug and a dining room. A wide arch opens to the kitchen and together these spaces create a fantastic, relaxed family living space.

Beyond the snug is an elegant sitting room with a large bay window overlooking the pretty gardens to the side of the house. The room has a fire place and a door leads to a generous lobby currently providing a study area. A further handsome drawing room has tall ceilings with large windows, extensive fitted bookshelves and a cast iron fireplace. A hallway to the middle of the house leads to a boot room/utility room and the back door.

A staircase rises to first floor where the master bedroom is a lovely bright room with a bay window, tall ceilings and an ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 is a double aspect bedroom looking to the rear with an en-suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms on this floor the first having a cast iron fireplace with two sash windows and the other, fitted wardrobes. There is a family bathroom and a flight of stairs rises to second floor where there are 2 further rooms both with dormer windows.

Littlebourne village is one of East Kent\'s most popular and attractive villages being about 3.5 miles to the east of the Cathedral City of Canterbury. There are local amenities in the village including post office, shop, school and public houses.

Canterbury provides further extensive shopping, leisure and educational facilities including two theatres. There are good schools in both the private and state sectors including Kings, Canterbury, St Edmunds and the Langton Grammar Schools for boys and girls. For information on schools please visit http://www.kent.gov.uk/education_and_learning.aspx

Canterbury West station offers high speed services to St Pancras in 58 minutes. Bekesbourne station is approximately 2 miles away. The Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone has regular shuttle services to Calais. Ashford International has regular Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and Lille.

The A2 can be joined at Bridge giving access to the M2 motorway, the remaining southern motorway system and Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

The garden at 1 The Green provides a very pretty setting for this delightful village house. The principal gardens lie to the side of the house and are overlooked from the main reception rooms and a mature hedge and brick walls provide good levels of privacy. There is a terrace and the garden is mainly made to lawn.

The garden is bisected by a wonderful period barn which could provide further accommodation subject to obtaining the necessary consents and through which a door way leads through to a walled courtyard.

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