- 3 Bedrooms
- Entrance hall & attractive reception hall
- Sitting room, dining room & kitchen/breakfast room
- Separate study & useful utility room with w.c
- Potting/garden room, parking
- Rear garden measures approx. 95ft (28.93m)
A unique detached house in an enviable setting commanding fine views to the rear and providing impressive and versatile accommodation. On the ground floor is an entrance hall plus attractive reception hall with parquet flooring and exposed timbers. The sitting room is to the rear and features a log burning stove and tri-fold doors overlooking and opening onto the garden. There is a dual aspect dining room to the side adjoining the large L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room, which is comprehensively fitted and features Corian worksurfaces, solid timber breakfast bar and a range of integral appliances. There is a separate study to the front and useful utility room with w.c. To the side is a garden room with boiler house, access to the garden and open to the covered side walkway with a gate to the front. On the first floor are three comfortable bedrooms, two of which have built-in storage and the master boasts a lovely dual aspect making the most of the views to the rear over neighbouring farmland and countryside. There is a comprehensively and attractively fitted family bathroom.
From the road the property has vehicular right of way over a private driveway leading to its own gravelled drive and concrete hard-standing providing parking and turning with further adjacent gravelled parking area set in substantial timber retaining walls. An open porch accesses the front door. To the front of the house are a well-stocked array of beds with a mature cherry tree and bank rising to the right. A pedestrian gate leads to the side and onto the rear garden. To the rear of the house is a large paved seating area, with electric awning, adjoining formal lawn with well-stocked borders and a brick-paved path extending through an arbour and onto a further brick-paved area with ornamental pond, rose beds and mature Yew hedge beyond. To the side a bank with roses, flowering plants and small trees rises up to the former railway embankment. To the rear of the garden is a further lawned area and rose beds beyond which is a greenhouse and substantial timber shed on a concrete base with adjoining timber log store. To the remaining side an attractive timber pagoda runs the length of garden through well-stocked beds, below which is further lawn and a mature Beech hedge to boundary. The garden measures approx. 95ft (28.93m) deep x 81ft (24.67m) wide.
The house enjoys a secluded position set back off Railway Hill yet with easy access to the facilities of the Village. Barham is a popular village to the south of Canterbury surrounded by farmland and countryside providing lovely walking and cycling. There is a well- regarded primary school in the village plus village shop and pub. Further amenities are available in the neighbouring village of Bridge whilst the Cathedral City of Canterbury is easily accessible and provides comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities plus and impressive range of schools, colleges and universities. The High-Speed rail link from Canterbury West Station provides services to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approx. 55 mins.