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Richdore Road, Waltham, Canterbury, CT4

Guide price £750,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: CAN220050



28 Richdore Road is a beautifully spacious detached family home built around 1969. Having been extended by the current owners around 2007, they have created a fabulous bright and airy property with a European holiday vibe. The accommodation is flexible both inside and out and located in a charming village. The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, open plan sitting room/dining room, sun room, downstairs bedroom or study and cloakroom. The open plan sitting/dining/family room has a feature log fireplace and offers a wonderfully inviting space with views to the rear garden, along with bi-folding doors opening up to the width of the room flowing onto the generous size rear patio area. From the sitting room a door also opens to the sun room with full glazing allowing the light to flood in and provides views out to the front garden and tranquil fish pond. The kitchen, having white and wood base and wall mounted standalone pieces, along with wooden work surfaces, has been stylishly designed creating a contemporary feel. The utility room has an extensive range of white cabinetry along with a single sink and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. From the entrance hall there is a useful room which can be used as a bedroom or study along with a cloakroom. We understand underfloor heating has been installed in the sitting/dining/family room, utility and main bathroom. To the first floor are four good size bedrooms one having an en suite shower room and built-in cupboard. The stylish family bathroom is a generous size along with high pitched ceiling and two Velux windows making this room a wonderful space in which to unwind. OUTSIDE To the front of the property are a variety of trees, bushes, shrubs and planting with pathway and steps up to the inviting porch and attractive fish pond to one side. From the left of the property a gravel driveway with double wrought iron gates gives access to the garage beyond. The rear garden is laid to lawn with separate patio areas in which to enjoy the surrounding area and al-fresco dining, along with lovely countryside views in the distance. A pathway leads around to the garage with good size and versatile hard standing area, currently used for recreational purposes. The double garage is currently being used as a garden studio which subject to the relevant Planning Consents could be used as an annexe/ancillary accommodation. The property is enclosed by a fence boundary and sits in around 0.24 of an acre. FEATURES - Entrance Hall - Open Plan Sitting/Dining/Family Room - Kitchen - Utility, good range of floor to ceiling cabinets as well as base units, worktop and sink, space for washing and dryer machines, door to rear garden. - Cloakroom - Downstairs Bedroom/Snug, with views to the front - Understairs cupboard - Landing area with access to the loft space with ladder (boarded around side for access), airing cupboard. - 5 Good Size Bedrooms (one with En Suite Shower Room) and built-in cupboard. - Family Bathroom with Shower and oversize vanity unit, generous size, pitched ceiling with two Velux windows creating an inviting contemporary feel. - Garden - Double Garage. SITUATION The picturesque village of Waltham is situated in the heart of the North Downs with wonderful rolling countryside views. The village has a 13th Century Church, St Bartholomew's, and a village hall. The village of Wye lies approximately five miles away and offers a post office, general store and mainline railway station. The Cathedral City of Canterbury around 6 miles offers many cultural interests and excellent shopping. There are a good range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors, including St Edmund's, Kent College and the Simon Langton Grammar Schools for Boys & Girls, the Free School at Wye and primary schools in Bodsham, Stelling Minnis and Petham as well as Ashford. In and around the area is a good selection of sporting facilities including county cricket, golf and fishing and water sports along the coast. Waltham is also renowned for its excellent riding facilities. High speed services run from Canterbury West to London St. Pancras in just under an hour and from Ashford International (about 13 miles away) in about 38 minutes. Eurotunnel at Folkestone and the Port of Dover offer services to the continent. DIRECTIONS Head out of Canterbury via the Old Dover Road towards the cricket ground and take a right signposted for Hythe/B2068 onto Stone Street. Proceed along Stone Street/Nackington Road for approximately three miles and turn right signposted "Petham". Continue through the village of Petham passing Vicarage Hill on your right and bear right onto The Broadway. Proceed straight onto Waltham Road and Kake Street. Continue onto Richdore Road and No. 28 will be found on the right hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil Tank. - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council - Council Tax band: "F" (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.