- 5 Bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
- 2 Reception rooms, kitchen & utility room
- Extensive & versatile accommodation
- Rear garden approx. 123ft (37.46m)
- Driveway, garaging & carport
- Would benefit from some general updating & modernisation
A unique detached former farmhouse in a delightful rural location set in mature gardens and grounds surrounded by farmland and countryside. Reeds Mill Farmhouse stands on the site of the Mill Cottage which was originally the Miller's Cottage to the former windmill, which has since been converted into a spectacular residential house. Reeds Mill Farmhouse is a timber-framed Colt house built on the site in 1976 by the current owners. The property is of classic Colt construction being timber-framed with a brick skin to the ground floor and cedar cladding to the first floor under interlocking concrete-tile roof covering. The original plans for the property are available for inspection via the agent, Colt Houses still operate today having celebrated their 100th anniversary in 2019, the website can be found at www.colthouses.co.uk.
The property offers extensive and versatile accommodation over two floors which would now benefit from some general updating and modernisation. On the ground floor is a spacious hall with an attractive staircase rising to the first floor and downstairs w.c. There is a large dual aspect sitting room featuring an open fireplace and sliding doors opening onto the garden. The separate dining room overlooks the garden and there is a substantial kitchen/breakfast room with a built-in larder and oil-fired Esse range (model Sovereign Select V.40) with integral boiler serving the central heating and hot water, two hot plates and two ovens. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room with a separate gas hob served via a Calor gas bottle. On the first floor are five bedrooms, three of which enjoy built-in wardrobes, bedroom five is currently utilised as a study. There is a family bathroom plus a separate shower room with w.c.
From the road is vehicular right of access over the driveway of the adjacent property, The Mill Tower. A five-bar gate leads to the private drive which sweeps past the front of the house forming an in/out loop whilst providing parking and access to the garaging. The garage is a bespoke detached timber-framed building on a concrete base with two enclosed garages, both having double timber doors, and a central open-fronted carport, overall external measurements are 27ft6 (8.38m) x 18ft (5.48m). To the front of the house are grassed gardens with a selection of mature trees including a handsome Discovery apple tree. To the side of the house is an area of thicket with further mature trees and a former pond. To the remaining side is a timber shed. To the rear of the house are beautifully kept gardens principally laid to lawn with mature inset trees and beds well-stocked with a variety of flowering plants and shrubbery. There is also a vegetable garden and to the far corner is a mature Oak tree behind which the oil tank is located. The garden boundaries are a mix of hedging and stock-wire. The rear garden measures approx. 123ft (37.46m) wide x 82ft (24.97m) deep.
The property is set in delightful countryside with The Mill Tower being the only nearby neighbour. The surrounding area provides delightful walking, riding and cycling. The village has an active community much of which is centred at The Barn, which is an impressive function facility and hosts many local activities and events. There is also an adjoining park with a children’s play area. The village also boasts The Black Robin public house. The adjacent village of Barham has a community Village store and a highly regarded Primary School. The nearby Village of Bridge offers a comprehensive range of local amenities and further popular Primary School. The Cathedral City of Canterbury is easily accessible and offers a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities plus an impressive selection of schools, colleges and universities. Canterbury West station provides High-Speed rail services to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approx. 55 minutes.
Please note: Due to the nature of the construction of the property lenders may not accept the property for mortgage purposes or secured lending. Please ensure you have funds available , or verified means of specific funding, prior to viewing the property.