- 3 Bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
- Spacious reception room with an impressive wood-burning stove
- Kitchen with a range of integrated appliances
- Enjoying triple aspect views over the gardens & grounds
- Set around an attractive courtyard with gated entrance & central fountain
- Residents' parking & double garage in adjacent block
A most impressive period house forming part of The Mews of Waldershare Park, a spectacular country mansion believed to date from the early 18th Century now luxury apartments set in extensive parkland incorporating a host of mature trees and grassland. The house itself was the former seat of Edward Frances North, 9th Earl of Guildford, until 1977. The Mews (being the former stable block) is set around a most attractive courtyard with impressive gated entrance and a central fountain. No.1 is located on the end of The Mews and therefore enjoys triple aspect views over the gardens and grounds. The property provides unique and elegant accommodation; On the ground floor is a large reception hall with a staircase rising to the first floor. The spacious reception room features dual aspect windows and an impressive wood-burning stove. To the rear is a comprehensively fitted kitchen with a range of integrated appliances, attractive stone worksurfaces and a door directly onto the gardens. Throughout the ground floor are impressively high ceilings. On the first floor is a spacious landing with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. There are three bedrooms, two with fitted wardrobes. There is a family bathroom plus a separate shower room. The property benefits from gas fired heating and has removable secondary glazed panels to the windows.
The Mews is approached via a private driveway over the grounds accessing the residents' parking area next to the courtyard. In addition the property benefits from a double garage set in the adjacent block with an up and over door to the front giving vehicular access. Adjacent to The Mews are attractive and well-maintained communal gardens.
Having an enviable rural setting the property enjoys wonderful opportunities for walking, riding and cycling over a network of footpaths and bridleways. Local facilities are available in the nearby villages of Eythorne and Shepherdswell, whilst Shepherdswell also benefits from a mainline railway station with regular services to London Victoria. The A2 is easily accessible providing good road links to Dover and the Channel Ports and the Cathedral City of Canterbury to the West. Canterbury provides a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities together with schools, colleges and universities. High-Speed rail services are available from Canterbury West station to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approx. 55 minutes.
Tenure: Leasehold with share of the freehold.
Lease term: 125 years from 4th November 1976.
Service charge: Approx. £1,472 per annum (£370 paid per quarter) for 2022. (A leasehold extension is currently under application and is intended to be place for the sale).