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A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN ARTS AND CRAFTS HOUSE OFFERING FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION TOGETHER WITH SWIMMING POOL, WITHIN DELIGHTFUL GARDENS AND ENJOYING FAR REACHING VIEWS.

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Far reaching views
  • Architectural features
  • 4,566 sq ft of accommodation
  • Six bedrooms
  • Guest suite with own entrance
  • Swimming Pool

THE PROPERTY

Maryland was built in the reign of George V and retains many splendid architectural features, including oak panelling, herringbone parquet floors, mullioned windows and an alabaster fireplace in the dining room. The accommodation is set across three floors. To the ground floor is a spacious entrance hall, drawing room, family room, kitchen open plan to breakfast room, utility and conservatory. On the first floor is a a triple-aspect master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three further bedrooms and family bathroom, with two further bedrooms and bathroom on the second floor. Maryland is accompanied by an integrated two floor guest suite with its own entrance, offering potential for use as an AirBnB. Maryland is accessed through electric gates opening onto a brick-paved drive, with a central island, offering parking for about eight cars and access to the double garage. The well-maintained front garden has a side access to the rear garden where there is a heated and fenced swimming pool, a spacious sun terrace, well-stocked carp pond with fountain and bark-chipped children's play area. FEATURES - Spacious entrance hall with Oak panelling, limed Oak staircase to first floor and cloakroom - Triple aspect drawing room with brick surround fireplace, wood burning stove and French doors opening onto the garden - Sitting room/snug with built-in bookshelves - Kitchen fitted with a good selection of wall and base John Lewis units, granite worktops, ceramic tiled floor, integrated appliances and space for American style Fridge Freezer and Rangemaster, door leading to a utility room and walk-in larder - Dining room with French doors opening onto the garden - Breakfast room with views over the garden - Extremely spacious conservatory in which to enjoy all rear round views of the garden - First floor Master bedroom with built in wardrobes and en suite bathroom, fantastic far-reaching views - Three further first floor bedrooms, one with extensive built in wardrobes and two with views over the adjacent woodland - Family bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and basin - Cherrywood spiral staircase to second floor, where there are two bedrooms, one with a complete wall of mirrored wardrobes - Two floor guest suite integrated to the main house but enjoying its own entrance, ground floor bedroom and bathroom, and first floor bedroom - Double garage with elecric up and over doors, rear attached workshop - Immaculately maintained gardens with established shrubs, areas of lawn, seasonal flower beds and summer house - Heated swimming pool with Greek key tiling SITUATION Maryland is located on the periphery of Herne village, perfectly placed for lovely views of East Blean woods. The village has three pubs, a shop and a post office. Herne CofE Junior and Primary schools both have Outstanding ratings by Ofsted. Herne Bay High School is rated Good for year 7-11 and Outstanding for its Sixth Form provision. The is also The Whitstable School rated as Good. The coastal towns of Herne Bay and Whitstable are a short drive away and all the amenities that they have to offer, including Morrisons, Lidl and Sainsburys supermarkets, as well as the above mentioned schools. Canterbury is seven miles away with its extensive shopping, excellent private and state schools, and leisure facilities. It is also home to the University of Kent. Commuter links on the high speed service to London St. Pancras are available from Canterbury with travel times just under the hour. Services into London Charing Cross are about 1 hour 30 minutes. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity. - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council - Council Tax band: H (2024/25) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Viewings: Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01227 781600 DIRECTIONS From the M2 junction 7 proceed on the A299 towards Whitstable and Herne Bay. Continue for about 10 miles. At the Herne and Broomfield junction take the A291 towards Canterbury. After about 0.7 miles turn left onto Albion Road. At the T-junction turn right onto Ridgeway Road. Maryland is located on the right after a short distance.