- 6 Bedrooms, 6 bath/shower rooms
- 3 Principal reception rooms
- Impressive kitchen plus utility room
- Large barns providing additional workspace
- Part of the property can provide a self-contained cottage if required
- Parking area, beautifully landscaped garden
A most impressive, unique Georgian village house providing extensive and versatile accommodation with potential for further adaptation if required. The property is beautifully presented having been professionally renovated by (the owner) Victoria Hammond Interiors and now provides an elegant home with a high quality finish including top-end designer fittings and soft furnishings throughout. The house boasts a contemporary specification including rewiring and replumbing whilst being sympathetic to the integrity and period of the building. Originally a seed merchant's premises many of the original features are still in situ retaining a unique character and charm. The accommodation, approaching 4,000 sq. ft, is arranged over three floors and includes three principal reception rooms, an impressive kitchen, six bedrooms and six bath/shower rooms. The majority of bedrooms command far reaching rural views over adjoining fields to the rear. Part of the accommodation can provide a self-contained cottage if required which has been utilised as a successful holiday-let. There is an elegant reception hall with attractive staircase rising to the first floor. The kitchen is superbly fitted and well-equipped including Quartz work surfaces and a range of integral appliances. The majority of living accommodation has striking Herringbone solid wood flooring and to the rear is a utility room with French doors overlooking and opening onto the garden. Extending to the rear of the house are large barns having been upgraded by the current owner to provide additional workspace with the potential for reconfiguration to further accommodation. The owner has proposed architects plans for this part of the property, available for inspection, that a buyer may wish to implement, subject to necessary planning consents being obtained.
On the first floor is a most attractive landing with tall window overlooking the gardens to the rear and views beyond. The principle bedroom suite enjoys an adjoining dressing room and adjacent ensuite shower room. There is a stunning family bathroom with roll-top bath and large separate shower plus a range of bespoke fitted utility and linen cupboards. The property boasts gas fired central heating with pressurised hot water cylinder and zoned underfloor heating to the barn areas. The majority of windows have been replaced with brand new bespoke double glazed sliding-sash windows in timber frames.
Vehicular access is gained onto a parking area in front of the former garage. To the rear is a beautifully landscaped garden incorporating a wealth of small trees and structural plants. There is a paved courtyard area ideal for seating and eating out. A gate leads through railings into a further impressive area of garden with an array of box hedges, mature shrubbery and specimen plants. A gravel path gives access to the external door to the work room. To the rear are stunning views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside.
The property is situated 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 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.