- 6 Bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
- 3 Reception rooms
- Well-equipped kitchen/dining room plus utility room
- Wealth of interest and character
- Garden with lovely views of the church of St. Andrew beyond
- Parking & double carport
Wickham Court Oast is a substantial detached Grade II listed oast conversion in a unique setting in the heart of the village of Wickhambreaux. The property offers unique and extensive accommodation arranged over three floors enjoying a wealth of interest and character including much exposed internal timber and brickwork plus many original features of the building including cowls and the former hoist. On the ground floor is an impressive reception hall with staircase rising to the first floor and galleried landing. There is a well-equipped kitchen/dining room featuring solid granite work surfaces. There are three reception rooms: an impressive drawing room with fireplace and log burning stove, the adjacent music room and a family room to the rear. There is also a utility room and w.c. On the first floor are four bedrooms including the master bedroom suite which enjoys an adjoining dressing room and incorporates a staircase up to the ensuite bathroom. Bedroom two also boasts an ensuite shower room and bedroom three has an impressive mezzanine level. There is also an attractively fitted family bathroom. On the second floor are two further bedrooms, one currently utilised as a study, and a large landing. The property enjoys gas fired central heating controlled by zones to each floor.
Vehicular access is gained from the road onto a driveway which sweeps past the front of the house reaching the far side providing parking, turning and access to the double carport. Adjacent to the carport is a substantial workshop that can be put to a number of uses depending on requirements. There is a range of adjoining covered storage. Adjacent to the house are well-maintained, mature gardens with well-stocked beds providing a variety of ground-covering plants, flowering plants, shrubbery and mature small trees. To the rear access is gained to the main garden area, being the former kitchen garden to Wickham Court, providing a delightful walled secluded garden, principally laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and trees. The garden has lovely views of the house and the church of St. Andrew beyond, believed to have Saxon origins. The gardens and grounds extend to approx. 0.5 acres (0.20 hectares).
The property boasts a delightful setting in the heart of the quintessentially English village of Wickhambreaux whilst enjoying a great deal of privacy and seclusion. Wickhambreaux which lies to the east of Canterbury, surrounded by attractive farmland and countryside providing lovely walking, cycling and riding. The village boasts a popular pub and superb primary school rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted in 2015. Canterbury City Centre is easily accessible offering a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities, an impressive number of primary and secondary schools including three grammar schools and a selection of colleges and universities. High-Speed rail services are available from Canterbury West Station to London St. Pancras with an approximate journey time of 55 mins. The M2 to London and A2 to Dover are both easily accessible.