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Wingate Hill, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, CT2



4 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: CAN180083



  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Annexe (accessed off the ground floor)
  • Redundant Swimming Pool
  • Conservatory
  • Gardens (grounds of about 1.6 acres)
  • Garage


A 4 BEDROOM DETACHED PERIOD FARMHOUSE INCORPARATING A ONE BEDROOM ANNEXE IN NEED OF FULL REFURBISHMENT SET IN GROUNDS OF APPROXIMATELY AN ACRE WITH ADDITIONAL LAND OF ABOUT AN ACRE ALSO AVAILABLE DESCRIPTION Isabel Mead Farmhouse is a character property believed to have been built around 1715, of brick construction under Kent peg tiled roof later additions were added at the beginning of 1980's. The farmhouse is now in need of full refurbishment, but still retains many of its original features such as lovely exposed beam work, wooden latched doors, and a well in the sitting room. The property sits in grounds of about an acre, with about an additional acre also available. FEATURES - Entrance hall, open plan to dining room, stairs rising to first floor, beams to ceiling. - Dining room, exposed beams, double glazed leaded light window overlooking the front gardens. - Sitting room, exposed brick feature wall, with ingle nook style fireplace and wood burner, beamed ceilings, French doors, and original well. - Kitchen breakfast room, a range of base and wall mounted cabinets, and larder cupboard. - Utility room - Porch, stable door leads to conservatory. - Conservatory, double glazed with pitched roof, ceramic tiled flooring and doors opening to gardens. - First floor, galleried landing, door leading to eaves storage space. - Master bedroom, double aspect windows with views to the gardens. - En-suite bathroom. - Guest bedroom double room with en -suite WC and hand basin. - Two further double bedrooms. - Annexe (Accessed off the ground floor) - Inner Hall with airing cupboard - Sitting room, with exposed feature fireplace. - Kitchen/breakfast room. - Bedroom, built in wardrobes. - Bathroom. - Gardens and ground of about an acre - Redundant swimming pool, and partially built garage - Plus additional land available of about an acre. SITUATION Isabel Mead Farmhouse stands alone in a semi -rural setting at the end of a private shared drive in Upper Harbledown. This is a short walk away from Harbledown that has a village church and public house/restaurant. The Cathedral City of Canterbury lies about 2 miles away which offers excellent shopping and many cultural interests to include the Marlowe and Gulbenkian Theaters, concert hall, many restaurants cafés and bars. Recreation facilities are also good with sport /leisure centre's, Cricket, Rugby, good choice of golf clubs the Polo Farm sports club are all within easy reach. Educational facilities include 3 public schools, 3 state grammar schools along with, colleges and two universities. High speed trains run from Canterbury West to London St Pancras in about 58 minutes and other services operate into London Victoria from Canterbury East. There is easy access to the A2 giving access to the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnel Terminals at Cheriton which operates services to the continent. Motorway connection is also good with A2 linking in to M20, M25 and M2 motoway network. DIRECTIONS Head out of Canterbury towards the A2 London bound, at the roundabout head straight and continue through the traffic lights then take a right into the central lane, turn right onto Wingate hill (Upper Harbledown), then take immediate right, following the private lane round and Isabel Mead farmhouse will be found via the drive to the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage, oil central heating, - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council - Council Tax band (2018/19): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.