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Stodmarsh, Canterbury, Kent, CT3

Guide price £799,995

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: CAN190058

A CHARMING & CHARACTERFUL DETACHED HOME WITH LOVELY COTTAGE GARDENS AND FARMLAND VIEWS, SET IN THE DESIRABLE VILLAGE OF STODMARSH

THE PROPERTY

Jasmine Cottage is a delightful and characterful detached period cottage dating around 1850 with later additions. Construction is of red brick with attractive leaded light windows under a Kent-peg tiled roof. The property has been extended over the years to create a good size kitchen, dining room, bespoke conservatory and two further bedrooms to the second floor. We understand the current Planning Permission granted enables extending the sitting room and creating an en suite bathroom off the master bedroom. The property boasts many original features such as latched doors, working feature fireplaces, exposed beams and stripped flooring. FEATURES - Entrance Hall, hardwood door. - Dining Hall, cast iron feature fireplace with pine surround, leaded light windows, stairs to first floor, stripped flooring. - Sitting Room, central feature fireplace, double aspect leaded light windows, French doors opening to the conservatory. - Bespoke Conservatory, double glazed construction, semi pitched roof, terracotta tile flooring, doors opening onto gardens, folding doors leading to the kitchen/breakfast room. - L-shaped Kitchen/Family Dining Area, storage cupboards, walk-in larder, fireplace recess housing the Rayburn, handmade wooden cupboards with butler sink, electric cooker, and extractor above, vaulted exposed beam ceiling, with French and stable doors leading to the garden. - Utility/Shower Room, hand basin, WC, shower cubicle, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. - First Floor, stairs to second floor. - Master Bedroom, double aspect with views out over the adjoining surrounding countryside, leaded light windows, cast iron feature fireplace, built-in wardrobe, stripped floors. - Bedroom 2, double room, dual aspect, leaded light windows, deep cupboard over stairwell with hanging rails, stripped flooring. - Family Bathroom, cast iron roll top bath on claw feet with central mixer taps and shower head, pedestal hand basin, WC, separate shower cubicle, stripped flooring. Second Floor - Two Further Bedrooms, both double aspect and splendid views, semi-vaulted ceiling, leaded light windows, one with fitted book shelves. - Gardens - Garage, currently divided to provide storage and pottery studio. - Parking, for two cars. OUTSIDE To the front of the property is picket fencing with a gate to the main entrance. To the side gives access to the garage and off road parking, along with the rear garden. The south facing rear garden with brick patio and mainly laid to lawn, has well stocked herbaceous borders, perennial and annul planting, mature trees and shrubs, variety of fruit trees to include ancient apple, vegetable plot, soft fruit cages, chicken coop, garden well to support the irrigation system. Additionally, there is a mature tree with wooden platform, high enough to enjoy an evening sun downer and take in the beautiful farmland views. The garage is currently arranged to provide ample storage, pottery studio with kiln and wheel. SITUATION Jasmine Cottage is situated in a rural setting in the well regarded village of Stodmarsh, about five miles east of Canterbury. The village offers a public house/restaurant, St. Mary's church and is home to Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve known for its diversity of birds of over 200 species being spotted and recorded. The local villages of Littlebourne & Wingham offer facilities for everyday needs including post office, local store, bakers and bank. The City of Canterbury offers excellent shopping centre, many cultural interests and amenities, excellent range of educational establishments in both state and private sectors, universities and colleges. There are also good sporting facilities in and around the area including a selection of golf courses, Polo Farm Sports Club with its hockey, tennis and cricket, sport centre and swimming pool and water sports to be found along the coast. Mainline railway stations can be found at Sturry and Canterbury, with Canterbury West operating the high speed link to London St. Pancras. The Channel Tunnel Terminal, Folkstone, and the Port of Dover are within easy reach. DIRECTIONS Leave Canterbury following signs for Sandwich A257 passing Canterbury Golf Course. Take the next turning left onto Stodmarsh Road. Continue for a further 3.5 miles, keeping left. As you come over the brow and see a Stodmarsh sign, continue for a further 0.5 of a mile and Jasmine Cottage will be on the right hand side. - Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil central heating. - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council. - Council Tax band: "E" (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.