- 5 Bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
- Sitting room featuring impressive fireplace with log burner
- Dining room with wood burner opening into the kitchen
- Separate pantry & study
- Rear garden, timber framed lean-to store
- Separate Grade II listed self-contained cottage comprising sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, w.c, bedroom with walk-in shower & courtyard garden
A most impressive Grade II listed village house with adjoining self-contained cottage located in the heart of the popular village of Wingham. The property enjoys an elevated position on the wide tree-lined High Street. The accommodation has had significant refurbishment and reconfiguration works in certain areas whilst other parts still require further updating. The separate cottage is now in need of general refurbishment and modernisation. On the ground floor is an elegant reception hall accessing the sitting room which features an impressive fireplace with fitted log burner, exposed timbers and windows to the front. To the far side of the hall is a separate study. There is a most attractive dining room with period style fireplace and wood-burning stove, having open-plan access into the kitchen which is comprehensively and attractively fitted with a range of wall, drawer and floor units and a number of integral appliances. There is also a shower room/w.c. and adjacent pantry. From the dining room a door accesses the staircase down to the cellar which comprises two large basement rooms, one now housing the updated hot water cylinder and associated equipment. On the first floor are three double bedrooms and an impressive family bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower. On the second floor is a spectacular loft bedroom with a stunning vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and exposed floorboards. Across the landing is a beautifully fitted separate shower room.
58 High Street is a Grade II listed adjoining self-contained cottage with a private front door from the High Street leading into an entrance hall which accesses the sitting room. To the rear is a kitchen/breakfast room, w.c. and back door into the garden. On the first floor is the bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and shower cubicle with wash hand basin to one corner. No. 57 benefits from a gas fired central heating system with pressurised and pumped hot water functionality designed to provide instant hot water around the house. No. 58 does not currently have gas connected. The properties benefit from a wealth of features of the period including exposed timberwork, brickwork and attractive fireplaces.
The rear garden includes a paved seating area from the house onto the lawn, with mature beds, tapering to the rear. The garden is enclosed by solid brick walls with timber fencing addition. A side gate gives direct access to a public footpath which provides access to the High Street. There is a timber-framed lean-to store and to the rear of the remainder of the house and the rear of No. 58 is a brick-paved courtyard style garden with mature raised beds, timber shed and a back door to No. 58.
The property is located in a central position in the popular village of Wingham. The village has a comprehensive selection of local facilities and a highly regarded primary school. There are two pubs, including an award-winning restaurant, in the village and the surrounding countryside provides lovely walking. Easy access can be gained to the Cathedral City of Canterbury, the A2 to Dover and the Channel Ports plus the M2 and M20 motorways. Canterbury enjoys a wide range of shops and restaurants, leisure facilities and a variety of high-quality schools including three Grammar schools, the highly acclaimed King’s School and two further quality independent schools. There is also a range of universities and colleges including The University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University. The High-Speed rail link from Canterbury West station provides regular services to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approximately 55 minutes. The Kent coastline is easily accessible including the delightful fishing town of Whitstable, famous for its oyster houses and to the east Ramsgate boasts an impressive seafront and quality marina. Neighbouring Broadstairs has a selection of sandy beaches and bays and Margate boasts a colourful array of independent retailers and the internationally renowned Turner Contemporary art gallery on the seafront. The delightful Cinque Port of Sandwich is also easily accessible and enjoys two championship golf courses including The Royal St. George's which is hosting the 2021 Open Championship.