- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 bath/shower rooms
- 3 reception rooms plus conservatory
- Double garage and single garage
- Swimming pool
- Plot approx. 1 acre
An impressive individual detached house ordinarily built in 1937 to private commission. The property enjoys an elevated position to the north end of the popular Village of Bridge commanding delightful, far-reaching views over the surrounding farmland and countryside. The property is well presented and provides extensive and flexible accommodation enjoying a great deal of privacy and seclusion. There is a large reception hall with built-in storage, and attractive staircase rising to the first floor. The kitchen/breakfast room is comprehensively fitted and has access to the rear porch leading to the utility/boiler room and a separate wc. The sitting room and dining rooms are to the rear and overlook the terrace, pool area and gardens beyond, they enjoy interconnecting double doors which can combine the space, ideal for entertaining. Adjacent to the sitting room is the conservatory which in turn overlooks and opens onto the garden. Off the reception hall is a shower room with wc and the study which boasts a range of bespoke fitted furniture. On the first floor the master bedroom has an ensuite shower room, there are three further bedrooms and the family bathroom. The house benefits from double glazed windows and doors and gas fired heating.
The house is approached via a five bar gate onto a tarmac drive providing parking, turning and access to the integral garage. A further separate vehicular access to the east side of the grounds provides additional parking and hard-standing with access to the detached double garage. The gardens lie predominantly to the rear and side of the house with large formal lawns having deep, mature boarders and beds well-stocked with an array of flowering plants, ground covering plants and mature trees with further trees and shrubbery inset to the lawns. Adjacent to the rear of the house is a raised paved terrace seating area overlooking the swimming pool. The pool was originally installed by the current owners in 1987 and measures approximately 32' 0'' x 16' 0'' (9.75m x 4.87m) with max depth of 8' ( 2.43m) rising to 3' (0.91m) at the shallow end. There is a paved surround and the pool area is enclosed by timber picket fencing. The pool is heated by a gas-fired boiler located on the terrace adjacent to the filtration and pump systems. There is an associated timber changing room. To the side of the house an area of fruit and vegetable garden and to the far east corner is a timber workshop for garden equipment storage. The entire plot amounts to approximately 1 acre ( 0.40 hectare).
The property enjoys a lovely setting and has easy access to the Village centre. Bridge offers a comprehensive range of local amenities including mini-supermarket, pharmacy, dentist, hairdressers and tea rooms. There are three public houses in the village, a modern health centre and a popular primary school. The new Pig Hotel at Bridge Place is a recently refurbished handsome 17th century manor house providing a wonderful boutique style hotel and restaurant in a delightful setting. The surrounding countryside provides good walking, riding and cycling. The Cathedral City of Canterbury is easily accessible providing a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities, as well as a regular High-Speed rail service from Canterbury West station to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approximately 55 minutes.