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House Details

Status: Sold or Rented Property Reference: HS-0000085230

Houses for sale
2 bedroom detached house
£395,000
Canterbury, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Key features:


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

Full description:

This charming period cottage stands in delightful mature gardens of approximately 0.65 of an acre. The property enjoys comfortably proportioned accommodation arranged to provide an entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom and two bedrooms (the master with an en-suite bathroom and dressing room). There may be considerable scope to extend the existing dwelling (subject to all necessary consents and approvals being obtained) and the potential to create an exceptionally comfortable home. Hicks Forstal Road is a favoured semi rural location yet remains accessible to Canterbury, the city centre being approximately 5 miles distant, and Herne Bay which is approximately 3.5 miles distant. Local shops and mainline rail services can be found at Sturry.

Location:
Hoath is a delightful and highly regarded semi rural location conveniently situated in a central location between Canterbury, Herne Bay and Thanet. Access can be gained to the area via either the A299 or the A28. Nearby Herne Bay benefits from a strong range of local facilities including retail outlets and educational facilities. There are also a good range of leisure amenities including rowing and sailing clubs, Swimming pool and Pier now incorporating facilities including gym and squash courts. There is a mainline railway station.

Entrance Vestibule:
Entered via a timber panelled and obscured glazed door. Windows to side. Squared opening to:-

Entrance Hall:
Access to understairs storage cupboard. Doors to:-

Sitting/dining Room: 17\' 9 x 12\' 0 (5.41m x 3.66m) at maximum points.
Exposed brick fireplace recess and hearth housing wood burning stove. Staircase to first floor. UPVC and double glazed windows to front, side and rear overlooking gardens. Radiators. Doors to:-

Conservatory: 18\' 1 x 8\' 2 (5.51m x 2.49m)
Of UPVC and double glazed construction over a brick built base and beneath a pitched polycarbonate roof. UPVC and double glazed door giving access to rear garden.

Kitchen: 13\' 0 x 6\' 7 (3.96m x 2.01m) widening to 11\'7 (3.53m).
Of \'L\' shaped form. Measurements inclusive of a range of base cupboard and drawer units. Worksurfaces inset with four burner hob and stainless steel sink and double drainer unit with tiled splashbacks behind. Wall mounted Sadia water heater. Co-ordinating range of wall cupboards with Tricity filter hood above the hob. \'Eye level\' stainless steel Europa S150E dual oven. UPVC and double glazed windows to side and rear. Door opening to rear garden. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: 11\' 0 x 11\' 0 (3.35m x 3.35m)
Chimney breast with tiled surround with wall mounted gas heater set over a tiled hearth. External source Calor gas back boiler. UPVC and double glazed window to front. UPVC and double glazed window to side fitted with window seat. Radiator. Door to:-

Utility Room: 7\' 4 x 6\' 6 (2.24m x 1.98m)
Wall mounted sink. Plumbing for washing machine. UPVC double glazed window to side. Door to:-

Cloakroom:
Low level W.C. Obscured UPVC and double glazed window to side.

First Floor Landing:
Access to loft space and doors to:-

Bedroom 1: 12\' 0 x 11\' 2 (3.66m x 3.40m) inclusive of chimney breast.
Fitted storage cupboard to side of chimney breast. UPVC and double glazed windows to front and side. Radiator.

Dressing Room: 11\' 3 x 5\' 4 (3.43m x 1.63m) inclusive of depth of fitted storage cupboard.
UPVC and double glazed window to front. Radiator. Door to:-

Bathroom: 11\' 1 x 5\' 7 (3.38m x 1.70m)
Panelled bath. Low level W.C. Pedestal wash basin. Airing cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder. Partially tiled walls. Obscured UPVC and double glazed window to side. Radiator. Wall mounted electric heater.

The Gardens:
The Cottage is set in delightful gardens totalling approximately 0.65 of an acre. The property is approached via a paved and brick path leading to the front door flanked by mature borders planted with various shrubs. At the front of the garden there is a gravelled parking area. To the rear of the house there is a secluded paved seating area from where a pathway leads around the property to a timber storage shed and potting shed. The remainder of the garden is laid extensively to lawn with a variety of specimen trees, shrubs and fruit trees.

Detached Timber Garage: 17\' 6 x 10\' 0 (5.33m x 3.05m)
Windows to rear and double doors opening to front.

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