Ospringe Street, Ospringe, Faversham
A well presented and generously extended Victorian four bedroom semi-detached residence, set within beautiful, mature gardens and conveniently located within easy reach of Faversham's bustling town centre and mainline station, yet also within easy reach of some outstanding local countryside.
The property has seen numerous improvements, however has also managed to retain some lovely period features, including sash windows, fireplaces, stripped wood doors and original storage cupboards. Furthermore, the property offers an absolute abundance of living space spread over three storeys, plus a cellar which, alongside its large, mature garden, makes this property an ideal family home.
The front door opens into a welcoming central entrance hall, with stairs which rise to the first floor and access to the converted cellar. The sitting room is to the front of the property and is a wonderfully light, airy room with a large sash bay window. To the left of the entrance hall, there is another generously proportioned reception room, which could either serve as a dining room or another sitting room.
This room has a large, central fireplace with a wood burning stove and original storage cupboards either side. A tall sash window looks out over the garden, whilst a small inner hallway leads to the impressive kitchen/breakfast room.
This has been fitted with an excellent range of stylish and contemporary wall and floor units, set around granite effect work surfaces and an attractive ceramic tiled floor. The kitchen is a superb size, with plenty of room for a breakfast table and chairs, and also has a set of French doors which open directly onto the rear garden.
Completing the generous living space, there is a useful converted cellar with power, lighting, a double glazed window and a granite tiled floor. This is currently used as a home office, but could also serve as an ideal games room or teenage den.
On the first floor, there are two particularly spacious double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. This has been fitted with a modern white suite including a panelled bath and a separate shower enclosure. Another staircase rises from the first floor and leads to two further bedrooms on the second floor.
The rear garden measures approximately 87 ft and is mainly laid to lawn, with mature flower and shrub borders and a beautiful paved patio area adjacent to the house. A pathway leads through the garden to another paved patio area with a lovely timber summerhouse, at the very bottom of the garden. The garden is predominantly walled and enjoys a particularly high degree of privacy.
The village of Ospringe is located on the edge of the Kent Downs, however the centre of the market town of Faversham is less than a mile away and the cathedral city of Canterbury is just ten miles away. The village has a well regarded Church of England primary school and the local church is St. Peter and St. Paul.
The parish encompasses nine hamlets, the major one being Painters Forstal, which is home to Lorenden Preparatory School. It is part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has several conservation areas as well as roadside nature conservancy areas within its boundary. Mixed agriculture is the main activity of the area and there are still some hop gardens in use.
The charming market town of Faversham nestles between the rural beauty of the rolling downs and the sweeping flatlands of the North Kent marshes. Faversham has a wide range of high street shops and independent retailers which adorn its attractive high street and its bustling market square. The town also offers excellent leisure facilities with an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a cinema, a large park and recreation ground, a museum and numerous pubs and restaurants.
It has a good selection of primary schools and two secondary schools, one of which is the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Faversham has a mainline railway station with a regular service to London Victoria, Cannon Street and Charing Cross and a high speed rail link to London St. Pancras. The nearby M2 motorway gives excellent and fast access to London which is approximately 48 miles, the Cathedral City of Canterbury and the Kent coast.
The bustling seaside town of Whitstable is just nine miles away and is famous for its seafood and annual oyster festival, held at the vibrant harbour and picturesque quayside. The town has a variety of independent shops and boutiques, as well as high street names, good local primary and secondary schools, numerous pubs, restaurants, excellent leisure facilities and a mainline railway station.
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- Generously Extended Victorian Semi
- Versatile Accommodation Over Four Storeys
- Well Presented With Lovely Period Features
- Four Good Size Bedrooms
- Two Receptions Plus Converted Cellar/Study
- Impressive Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Large & Secluded Rear Garden
- Easy Access To Faversham Town & Station
- Close To Lovely Countryside
- EPC RATING: E