Guide price £975,000
Church Cottage is an attractive period house dating, we believe, around the 18th Century with later additions. Construction is of red brick and weatherboard faade under a tiled pitch roof. The property boasts many periods features such as open brick and cast-iron feature fireplaces, exposed beams, leaded light windows and attractive latched doors. The property has been extended over the years having the benefit of an orangery and extension to the kitchen, all of which adds space, character and charm to this lovely family home. FEATURES - Entrance Porch, hardwood entry door, tiled flooring. - WC, low level WC, hand basin, tiled flooring. - Sitting Room, leaded light window to the front, central exposed open brick feature fireplace, exposed timbers, fitted book case. - Family Room, feature fireplace with wood burner, glazed panelled French doors opening to the garden. - Orangery, exposed beams, tiled flooring, French doors opening onto the sun terrace. - Kitchen/Breakfast Room, range of base and wall mounted cabinets, integrated dishwasher, housing for double electric oven, pantry, tiled flooring which sweep through to the breakfast area, exposed beams and bi-fold doors opening to the sun terrace. - Dining Room, double aspect, exposed beams, wood flooring, panelled French door opening to the garden. - Study, leaded light window to the front, exposed brick feature fireplace, shelving and storage cupboards into recess, wood flooring. - Inner Hall, stairs to first floor. - WC, hand basin. - Utility Room. - Landing. - Master Bedroom, semi-vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, triple aspect. - Dressing Area, range of built-in wardrobes, Velux window - En-suite Bathroom, with panelled bath, shower above, handbasin set into vanity unit, WC, tiled flooring. - 4 Further Bedrooms, one having en-suite WC. - Family Bathroom, roll top bath on chrome feet, telephone mixer taps, separate shower cubicle, twin hand basin set in vanity unit, WC, attractive tiling. - Gardens. - Double Garage, detached with electronic doors. - Village Location. OUTSIDE The front of the property is approached off Church Road via a timber five bar gate, onto a tarmac drive, giving access to the front entrance, garaging and providing ample parking. There are lawns, pretty fruit and yew hedge boundary, side gate giving rear access and the front of the property is adorned with climbing plants. The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn, with sun terrace, summer house, timber storage shed, well mature herbaceous borders, mature trees and shrubs, fruit/veggie garden all enclosed with mature hedge and tree boundaries. SITUATION The property is situated in a Conservation Area in the well regarded and sought-after village of Littlebourne which offers a good range of local amenities including primary school, church, village green, local general store and post office, public house and restaurant. The neighbouring villages of Ickham, Wingham and Wickhambreaux are nearby. The Cathedral City of Canterbury with its many cultural interests, excellent shopping centre, good choice of schools both in the private and state sectors, colleges and universities is around 5 miles away. High-speed train services operate from Canterbury West to London St. Pancras in just under 58 minutes. The Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Port of Dover provide regular cross Channel services to the continent. There are a choice of sport facilities in the area with Polo Farm Sports Club, golf courses with Royal St. George's, Prince's & Royal Cinque Ports being on the coast between Sandwich and Deal. Connections are also good with the A2 linking into the M20, M25 and M2 motorway networks. DIRECTIONS Head out of Canterbury on the New Dover Road turning left at the traffic lights following signs for Sandwich/A257. Proceed for approximately four miles into the village of Littlebourne and take a left onto Nargate Street. Continue for approximately 250 yards then turn left onto Church Road and the property will be found on the right hand side, directly opposite Elmleigh Road. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: All mains services connected. - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council - Council Tax band: "G" (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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