Guide price £1,750,000
The Chase is a very charming period property with various ancillary accommodation and recently constructed orangery. In the grounds there is a charming detached period one bedroom Coach House and sympathetically constructed two bedroom detached Lodge. There is also a studio/home office building ideal for home working/gym. This superb home offers spacious and flexible accommodation comprising of an entrance vestibule with pitched roof and exposed timbers, marble bench seating, tile floor, and a solid hardwood door leading into the main entrance hall, which has an attractive balustrade staircase leading to the impressive galleried landing. On the ground floor there are a number of reception rooms, traditionally styled, leading to a kitchen/breakfast room opening to a stunning orangery with delightful garden aspect. FEATURES - Entrance Vestibule & Main Hall - Front Hall - Drawing/Music Room - Sitting Room - Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room - Summer Room - WC - Utility Area with WC - Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom - 3 Further Bedrooms with Family Bathroom - Orangery - Guest Bedroom & En Suite Shower Room accessed from secondary staircase - Charming Detached 1 Bedroom Coach House - Superb 2 Bedroom Lodge - Single Car Barn with Attached Studio/Gym - Grounds of approximately an acre - Sought after village location SITUATION The property is situated within the Conservation Area of Littlebourne and sits well back from Nargate Street, approached by a gated entrance leading onto a large gravel drive and parking area. Littlebourne is a much sought after village with good range of local amenities including primary school, church and village green. The Cathedral City of Canterbury with its many cultural interests, excellent shopping centre and wide range of schools in both the private and state sectors, colleges and universities is about five miles. The high speed Javelin train offers services from Canterbury West to London St. Pancras in around 57 minutes. The Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone and the Port of Dover provides regular cross Channel services to France. There is a wide choice of sporting facilities in and around the area: cricket at Canterbury, well regarded golf courses including nearby Canterbury Golf Club and the famous Championship courses at Royal St. George's and Royal Cinque Ports between Sandwich and Deal. Fishing and water sports can be found along the coast. The separate sitting room also incorporates an exposed brick feature fireplace with wood burner, and door leading through to the impressive kitchen/breakfast/family room with its range of matching base and wall mounted cabinets and recess housing a Stove range cooker, complemented by attractive tile flooring. Additionally, there is a fabulous summer room with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, attractive tile flooring and French doors onto the garden. From the main staircase is a super galleried landing leading to the master bedroom, with a range of built-in wardrobes and beautifully tiled and fitted en suite bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms and family bathroom and from the secondary staircase a lovely double guest bedroom with en suite shower facilities. THE COACH HOUSE A quaint one bedroom detached Coach House with open plan sitting room/kitchen, family bathroom and staircase leading to the bedroom, which has restricted head height. THE LODGE A spacious open plan living room/kitchen with bi-fold doors to the garden with a high specification kitchen arranged with built-in appliances. There is a master bedroom and second bedroom both with en suite shower rooms. CAR BARN WITH ATTACHED STUDIO/GYM A single car barn with attached studio including shower room and WC, bi-fold doors to the garden and generous size room to the first floor. OUTSIDE To the front of the property are wrought iron gates opening onto a large gravel drive providing ample parking, edged with attractive box hedge flower borders. The front of the property is adorned with wisteria and climbing roses. A further five-bar gate opens onto a block paved drive which leads to the garaging and rear garden. REAR GARDEN The rear garden has been thoughtfully landscaped with patio, mature trees, shrubs, decked area with summerhouse and enclosed by a mixed tree, fence and hedge boundary. DIRECTIONS Leave Canterbury on the New Dover Road and after about 200 yards turn left at the traffic lights onto the A257 Sandwich Road. Proceed for nearly 4 miles into the centre of Littlebourne and turn left opposite the Anchor Inn into Nargate Street, signed Wickhambreaux. The property will be found about 400 yards on the left-hand side, just past a row of cottages. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council, Canterbury - Council Tax band: ''E' (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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