Shalmsford Street, Chartham
A bright and well maintained 1930s, three bedroomed semi-detached house, with a wonderful rural outlook in the charming village of Chartham in the North Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. With parking, porch, WC and an extended kitchen/dining room, the property is within easy reach of the train station, shops and schools as well as numerous fantastic country walks.
A UPVC door opens to a generous entrance porch with plenty of room for coats and shoes. From here a glazed wooden door takes one into a well-appointed entrance hallway with stylish and recently fitted grey vinyl flooring. The hallway includes the stairs to the first floor, a spacious double understairs cupboard housing the boiler, the door the bathroom and access into the living room.
A bay window provides ample natural light to the bright living room, with its crisp white plastered walls and ceiling and recently fitted grey carpet. The bay also provides a wonderful rural vista of the rolling field beyond the block paved driveway. Central to the living room an attractive angular chimney breast, with a handsome stone fire surround and mantelpiece, which houses an impressive, feature fireplace with an electric fire.
To the rear of the room, glass paned, French doors open to an good sized kitchen/dining room. Double glazed French doors open from the dining area to the raised flag stone patio. Adjacent to the dining area the kitchen has a range of wall and base units with rolltop worksurfaces and an attractive slate tiled splash back. An integrated Hot Point oven sits below a BOSH induction hob, whilst a window above the sink provides natural light.
The bathroom features the same attractive, hardwearing, grey vinyl flooring as the hallway. There is a modern white bathroom suite with WC and basin, heated towel rail and a frosted window to the side.
The recently carpeted stairs are illuminated by a frosted window to the side and terminate in a galleried landing giving access to three bedrooms. The master bedroom is a splendid size, with a lovely big picture window overlooking the rolling fields to the front of the property. This well presented room also benefits from its own, discreet, en-suite WC.
To the rear there is a good sized single bedroom and a further double with fitted wardrobes. Both of these rooms have fantastic views of the lovely fields and woodlands beyond the houses behind.
The front garden has been block paved to provide ample parking for two cars, with an attractive flower bed in front of the bay window.
The rear garden measures approximately 50ft long by 23ft wide. A splendid, raised flagstone patio sits behind the kitchen/dining room with a useful shed and a block paved path leading to the front. Steps down from the patio lead to a pleasant, shingled space. A small fence, with a gate, separates this area from the lawned rear garden. Established borders surround the lawn and there is also a summer/playhouse.
The ancient village of Chartham is four miles west of the Cathedral City of Canterbury. It is located on the Great Stour river and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland, including apple and pear orchards. It is served by a village hall, a doctor's surgery, a village store, a post office, pubs and a primary school.
There is a railway station with easy access to Canterbury, Ashford and the high speed links to London and Europe. There is also a regular bus service to Canterbury and Ashford and a cycle path runs along the banks of the river Stour all the way into Canterbury.
The nearby cathedral city of Canterbury also has a wide range of amenities, including excellent shopping and leisure facilities, primary and secondary schools as well as three universities, two hospitals and two railway stations. Canterbury also offers excellent leisure facilities, along with a diverse selection of restaurants and international eateries.
The thriving market town of Ashford also offers excellent shopping, recreational and educational amenities, along with a high speed rail link from Ashford International Station which reaches London St Pancras in just 38 minutes.
The area is very well served by road connections, with the A2/M2 accessible from nearby Canterbury and the M20 (which can be joined at Ashford) both connecting with London and the coast. The Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone provides a regular shuttle service to the Continent, whilst the Port of Dover also provides regular ferry crossings to the Continent.
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- Splendid 1930s Semi Detached House
- Well Presented Throughout
- Three Bedrooms
- Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room
- Well Appointed Ground Floor Bathroom
- Off Road Parking
- Good Sized Garden
- Attractive Views Over Rolling Fields
- Popular Village Location With Mainline Station
- EPC RATING: D