Guide price £650,000
Barn Cottage is a charming and characterful detached Grade II Listed cottage dating around the 15th Century and altered in the 18th Century. Construction is attractive red brick and timber frame with plaster infill, on a brick and flint base, under a thatched roof. Internal features include inglenook fireplaces, attractive Mullion windows, exposed timbers and beams to walls and ceilings, wooden floors and latch doors. The current owners have updated and much improved the cottage by adding a stylish kitchen and bathroom with the basement creating a useful occasional third bedroom. FEATURES - Entrance hall - Sitting room, exposed beams to ceiling, Inglenook feature fireplace with woodburner, stripped wooden floors, stairs to first floor and cellar - Study, casement windows - Dining room, Inglenook fireplace with woodburner, exposed beams to walls and ceilings with Elm wood flooring, - Kitchen, a range of base and wall mounted cabinets to include hide and slid oven, microwave, extractor, integrated fridge/freezer and attractive worksurfaces and breakfast bar - Utility / WC - Basement bedroom 3, excellent occasional guest bedroom, fitted cupboard, painted brickwork, leadlight window and wine/storage area - First Floor - Principal bedroom, triple aspect feature fireplace, exposed beam work to walls, door to dressing room - Bedroom 2, double aspect with exposed beam work - Family bathroom, modern stylish bathroom with panelled bath, hand basin in vanity unit, WC, chrome fittings, wood panelling to walls and exposed beams - Gardens - Garage - Summer house SITUATION Barn Cottage is located in the lovely rural village of Nonington, which offers the Royal Oak Public House/Restaurant, Church of England & Baptist Churches, garage, primary school and various sporting activities including both children's and adult cricket teams. Other local amenities can be found in the nearby village of Aylesham and the Medieval market town of Sandwich. The historical City of Canterbury, with its many cultural interests, also offers an excellent shopping centre, good selection of wine bars, public houses, restaurants and Marlowe Theatre. There are also a good selection of schools, including grammar schools, colleges and universities in the local area. Recreational facilities in and around the area include sports centres, swimming pool, golf courses, Championship Cricket at the Spitfire County Cricket Ground and water sports along the coast. Communications are good with the A2 trunk road linking into motorway networks and the high speed Javelin train operating from Canterbury West, Dover Priory, Folkestone & Ashford International Passenger Station. The Port of Dover and Channel Tunnel Terminal are within easy access and provide cross channel services to the continent. OUTSIDE The lovely well stocked enclosed gardens are mainly laid to lawn with sun terraces, herbaceous borders, mature trees and shrubs. There is a fabulous timber framed summer house, with power, heating and light, perfect for entertaining or to use as a Home Office. Also, in the garden is a gazebo covering a jacuzzi on hard standing, greenhouse, raised vegetable beds, fruit cages with a variety of fruit and garden storge shed. The garage is accessed via timber gates which lead to a drive providing further parking. DIRECTIONS From Canterbury take the A2 heading towards Dover. After approximately 7 miles exit left signposted to Folkestone B2046. Take the first exit onto the Adisham Road and then first right towards Womenswold/Snowdon & Nonington. Continue along the country lane for about 1.5 miles and at the T-junction turn left. Continue into the village of Nonington and when arriving at the mini-roundabout take a right into Easole Street. Continue and then turn left into Mill Lane and the property will be found on the right hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Main water, electricity, gas and drainage. - Local Authority: Dover District Council - Council Tax band (2020/21): "F" - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. AGENT'S NOTE Please note: a new thatched roof was completed in March 2021.
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