- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Period features
- Large Kitchen/dining room
- Countryside views
- Gardens and paddocks
A substantial detached house dating from the 1920’s, with later additions, in an elevated setting commanding fine views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside. The property offers extensive gardens and grounds including paddocks and stabling amounting to approx. 2 acres (0.81 hectares). The house enjoys comprehensive accommodation of elegant proportions and includes an impressively fitted kitchen/dining room with French doors overlooking and opening onto the garden and an adjoining family room with a dual aspect to the rear and side making the most of the views. To the far side of the house is a large sitting room with impressive fireplace and there is a spacious hall and useful utility room. Running the width of the house to the rear is an attractive covered veranda overlooking the garden. On the first floor is a large master bedroom with wall-to-wall fitted wardrobes and impressive adjacent bathroom. There are three further bedrooms, the family bathroom and attractive landing. The property enjoys gas fired central heating, cavity wall insulation and a mixture of double and secondary glazing.
Externally, vehicular access is gained through a five-bar gate onto a tarmac driveway leading to the garage and extending passed the front of the house to a further parking and turning area. The garage is detached, of brick construction under a pitched Kent Peg tiled roof. The front garden comprises lawn with well stocked beds, mature trees and a paved path leads to the front door. To the far side of the drive is a densely planted bank with a variety of mature trees and shrubbery. To the end of the drive is a timber store and vehicular access can be gained to the paddocks. The paddocks lie to the side of the property, currently divided into four grazing areas with post and rail fencing. There is a concrete yard with two loose boxes and adjacent field shelter with a store and hay barn to the rear.
The rear garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and a paved seating area to the side making the most of the views. Steps rise up from the garden to the covered veranda. There is a timber shed and summerhouse plus mature fruit trees and an enclosed chicken run with adjacent fruit and vegetable beds. To the side is a further grassed area with additional shed and greenhouse.
The property enjoys an attractive rural setting with far reaching views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside. Direct access onto the A2 is gained from Black Robin Lane. The small Village of Kingston is surrounded by farmland and countryside providing lovely walks, 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 children’s play area. The Village also boasts The Black Robin public house. The adjacent Village of Barham has a community Village store and 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.