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House Details

Status: Sold or Rented Property Reference: HS-0000085626

Houses for sale
4 bedroom detached house
Whitstable, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Key features:

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

Full description:

This substantial detached house is ideally situated in a convenient location in Tankerton which is well served by a variety of shops, close to Whitstable and just one road back from the sea. Local schools are easily accessible and Whitstable mainline railway station is approximately 0.8 of a mile distant. The property stands on an exceptionally generous plot with a wide frontage to the road and has been lovingly maintained and much improved by the current owners. Works have included a dramatic remodelling of the kitchen and the installation of a high specification Everest kitchen. The light and spacious accommodation is arranged to provide an entrance hall, sitting room with doors leading to a generous conservatory, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) and a bathroom. Bedrooms 3 and 4 have been opened up to create one large room. Should the purchasers wish, the owners will reinstate the dividing wall and redecorate the rooms. A particularly attractive feature of the property is the delightful garden which has been thoughtfully landscaped and measures approximately 80ft x 50ft (24.38m x 15.24m). There is ample parking and a garage to the front.

Tankerton Road is a desirable location being conveniently situated for access to the centres of both Whitstable and Tankerton, local schools, Tankerton slopes and seafront, bus routes, local shops and other amenities. Whitstable station (approximately 0.8 of a mile distant) offers fast and frequent services to London (Victoria approximately 1hr 20mins). Whitstable town centre is approximately 0.6 of a mile distant and provides a good range of shopping facilities as well as fashionable seafood restaurants and recreational amenities. The A299 provides a dual carriage way link to the M2/ A2 giving access to the Channel ports and motorway network. The City of Canterbury is approximately 8 miles distant with its cathedral, theatre, cultural and leisure amenities and also benefits from excellent public and state schools. The High Speed Rail Link (Javelin Service) from Canterbury West provides frequent services to London St Pancras with a journey time of approximately 56mins. The City also boasts the facility of a major shopping centre enjoying a range of mainstream retail outlets together with a variety of individual shops.

Entrance Porch: 5\' 7 x 3\' 3 (1.70m x 0.99m)
of UPVC and double glazed construction above a brick built base and beneath a pitched tiled roof. Panelled and double glazed entrance door with stained glass lights opening to:-

Entrance Hall: 16\' 7 x 5\' 10 (5.05m x 1.78m) at maximum points
and inclusive of staircase to first floor with polished timber moulded hand rail, square banister rails and terminating in a square newel post. Polished wood block flooring. Access to understairs storage cupboard and cloaks cupboard. Radiator. UPVC and obscured double glazed door giving access to rear garden. Doors to:-

Sitting Room: 23\' 0 x 13\' 2 (7.01m x 4.01m) plus depth of bay
widening to 14\' 10\". Attractive polished stone fire surround incorporating recessed electric fire over a co-ordinating hearth and with bespoke fitted cherry wood cabinet to recess to side incorporating housing for television and associated equipment. Wall light points. UPVC double glazed bay window to front overlooking garden. Radiators. UPVC and double glazed doors with UPVC double glazed windows to either side opening to and looking through the conservatory to the garden beyond. Door to:-

Study: 9\' 0 x 8\' 10 (2.74m x 2.69m)
measurements inclusive of a extensive range of fitted book shelves. Recessed angle poise lighting. UPVC double glazed to rear overlooking garden. Radiator.

Conservatory: 15\' 4 x 14\' 7 (4.67m x 4.45m)
of UPVC and double glazed construction above a brick built base and beneath a poly carbonate roof. UPVC double glazed windows to three sides. UPVC and double glazed door giving access to garden to either side. Fitted blinds to roof, windows and doors. Ceiling fan with lighting.

Dining Room: 12\' 1 x 12\' 11 (3.68m x 3.94m) plus depth of bay.
Attractive polished pine, period fire surround with cast iron and tiled inset and provision for gas fire over a co-ordinating tiled hearth. UPVC and double glazed bay window to front. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 23\' 5 x 10\' 4 (7.14m x 3.15m)
widening to 12\' 1 at maximum points. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of base cupboard and drawer units installed by Everest Kitchen department incorporating integrated dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Woodblock work tops inset with four burner Neff induction hob and stainless steel twin sink and drainer unit with mixer tap above and tiled splashbacks behind. Range of co-ordinating wall cupboards incorporating extractor hood above the hob and one concealing wall mounted gas fired Vaillant combination boiler. Integrated \'eye level\' Neff double oven/grill. Co-ordinating cupboards surrounding a recess currently fitted with a free standing American style fridge/freezer. A further co-ordinating dresser style unit incorporating glazed display cabinets within the breakfast area. Water softener (available by separate negotiation). UPVC double glazed windows to side. UPVC double glazed patio doors with UPVC double glazed windows to either side opening to and overlooking rear garden. Wall mounted vertical contemporary radiator.

Low level WC. Wash basin with tiled splashback. UPVC double glazed window to side. Radiator.

First Floor Landing:
Access to shelved heated linen cupboard fitted with radiator. Access to loft space via hatch fitted with loft ladder. UPVC double glazed window to front. To the opposite end of the landing is an attractive leaded and stained glass feature window. Doors to :-

Bedroom 1: 5.05m x 4.01m (16\' 7 x 13\' 2) at maximum points
and inclusive of extensive range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, drawers and co-ordinating chests of drawers to either side of recess for super king size bed with wall mounted storage cupboards above. UPVC double glazed windows to front and to rear overlooking garden. Radiator. Door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room: 1.91m x 1.45m (6\' 3 x 4\' 9)
Enclosed tiled shower cubicle fitted with wall mounted shower. Low level WC. Wash basin. Walls tiled to \'half\' height. Wall mounted ladder rack heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2: 12\' 0 x 12\' 11 (3.66m x 3.94m) at maximum points
and inclusive of fitted wardrobe cupboard. UPVC and double glazed window to front. Radiator.

Bedroom 3/4: 17\' 8 x 10\' 5 (5.38m x 3.18m)
narrowing to 8\' 7\". Bedroom 3/4 was created by removing the dividing wall between the original bedrooms 3 & 4 as this suited the current owners requirements. The owners of the property would be very pleased to re-instate the dividing wall and decorate the newly separated rooms at their own expense should this be the purchasers wish. Double glazed windows to side and to rear overlooking garden. Radiators.

Bathroom: 6\' 8 x 5\' 9 (2.03m x 1.75m)
Panelled bath fitted with mixer tap with hand held shower attachment. Wall mounted mains fed shower above. Pedestal wash basin. Tiled floor. Tiled walls. Recessed halogen lighting. UPVC and double glazed window to rear. Wall mounted heated ladder rack towel rail.

Separate Cloakroom:
Low level WC. Wash basin with tiled splashback. UPVC and obscured double glazed window to rear.

Front Garden:
The garden to the front of the property sits behind a low picket style fence with a co-ordinating gate giving access to a block paved pathway which curves around the central lawn and is edged by a border well stocked with a variety of shrubs herbaceous and other plants including camellias and photinia. To the opposite side of the garden is a generous block paved driveway providing two off road parking spaces and access to the attached garage.

Garage: 20\' 3 x 9\' 2 (6.17m x 2.79m)
Up and over door to front. Power and light. Personal door to side.

Rear Garden: 80\' 0 x 50\' 0 (24.38m x 15.24m).
Directly to the rear of the property is a natural stone terrace edged in brick and extending to the remainder of the garden which is enclosed by close panelled fencing and is laid extensively to lawn surrounded by sculptured borders well stocked with a wide variety of shrubs, herbaceous and other plants including garrya elliptica, flowering cherry, ceanothus, pittosporum, mahonia and various specimen trees including an olive tree and a paulownia amongst others. There is also an attractive free standing stone and pebble water feature, a timber framed pergola supporting a Wisteria and climbing rose, raised vegetable beds, various fruit trees including greengage, apricot and crab apple. There is also a further block paved circular dining area. Outside tap. Discreet bin store with a \'green roof\'. Access can be gained via gates to either side of the property to the front garden.

Council Tax:
We are advised by the Valuation Office (www.voa.gov.uk) that the property is currently within Council Tax Band F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2011/2012 is £2,069.98.

Local schools: