- Grade II listed house dating back to 1700s
- Seven Bedrooms, six ensuite plus self-contained annexe
- Lovely farmhouse style kitchen/dining room, elegant drawing room
- Gardens extending to sides and rear, drive for parking
- Surrounded by countryside
- Within five minutes’ walk of railway station and village amenities
II listed house dating back to 1700s.
Bedrooms, six ensuite plus self-contained annexe.
five minutes’ walk of railway station and village amenities.
is a most impressive Grade II listed village house offering extensive
accommodation of elegant proportions with a wealth of interest and character.
The property is set in substantial gardens enjoying much privacy on the edge of
the village centre. The accommodation includes an imposing entrance hall with
an impressive staircase rising right through the house up to the second floor.
On the ground floor is a lovely farmhouse style kitchen/dining room,
attractively fitted and featuring solid granite work surfaces. The adjoining
utility room provides a wealth of practical space, has a door to the garden and
a further door to the cellar which comprises of three areas currently utilised
as valuable additional storage and workshop. To the far side of the hall is a
substantial reception room with further door opening onto the garden. From the
half-landing is access to the elegant drawing room which enjoys dual aspect
windows overlooking the gardens, high ceilings and an open fireplace.
On the first
floor the principal bedroom suite has an ensuite shower room, dual aspect
windows and an attractive period fireplace. There are two further ensuite
bedrooms on the first floor. On the second floor are two further ensuite
bedrooms and a further bedroom that is currently utilised as a study. On the
upper second floor is the final ensuite bedroom with attractive dormer window
overlooking the garden. The property benefits from gas fired central heating
served via two separate boilers. On the ground floor is also a self-contained
annexe which comprises kitchen, bed/sitting room and shower room. The annexe
has a separate front door and private garden area with independent gate to the
road. The annexe could be increased insize by incorporating the sitting room
with the main house which formerly had a linking door which has currently been
sealed although could be reinstated. The property has also formerly been run as
a successful Bed and Breakfast business.
gates provide vehicular access from the road onto a shingled drive and parking
area. The gardens extend to the sides and rear of the house comprising formal
lawn and well-stocked beds with a variety of ground covering plants, shrubbery
and small trees. There is a paved area adjacent to the house with brick-built
barbecue ideal for seating and eating out. To the bottom of the garden is a
former well. The lawns extend to the far side where there are also netted fruit
cages and raised vegetable beds. There is a timber framed garden store for
garden equipment and machinery. Adjacent to the utility room is an enclosed
concrete area with separate pedestrian gate to the road and gate to the garden.
The garden is enclosed by a mix of solid brick walls, wood panel fencing and
is set on the edge of Minster village centre convenient for all the facilities
of the village whilst having easy access to the surrounding countryside which
offers a lovely range of walks, cycling and riding. Minster itself has a
thriving Primary school and there are a good range of Secondary schools
including Grammar and Independent schools in the neighbouring Thanet towns of
Ramsgate and Broadstairs. The Minster railway station provides regular train
services to the Kent Coast, Canterbury (approx. 12 minutes) and London. The
nearby coastline offers a wealth of water sports and Ramsgate has an impressive
marina ideal for the boating enthusiast. Ramsgate train station offers regular
mainline High-Speed rail links to London St. Pancras. To the west the Cathedral
City of Canterbury is easily accessible and offers a further comprehensive
range of amenities, leisure facilities and schools, colleges and universities.