Ospringe Road, Faversham
An attractive Edwardian semi-detached home with two double bedrooms, large loft room and a splendid walled garden. Situated in a conservation area in the bustling market town of Faversham this ornate property also benefits from a useful cellar space.
A beautiful, varnished wood, stained glass front door, with fanlight above, opens to a welcoming, high ceilinged, bright entrance hall with stripped original floorboards. A solid oak, cottage style door opens, to the left, into the sitting room, beyond this are the stairs to the first floor with period banisters and panelling and a door to the cellar underneath. At the end of the hall another oak door opens to the dining room.
The bay fronted sitting room sits above Ospringe Road providing a commanding view and plenty of light, but also affording privacy. The room has a picture rail and an original cast iron fireplace with tile surround, housing a real flame gas fire. Adjacent, underneath the stairs an original, stripped wood door gives access to stone steps down to a large, dry cellar space, with original Crittall window to the front and a work bench underneath. The practical space has white painted brick walls, its own radiator and also houses the utility metres.
At the end of the entrance hall the dining room has stripped wood floorboards, an original built-in storage cupboard beside the chimney breast, a stylish vertical radiator and double glazed French doors to the garden. A bi-fold oak door gives access from here into the kitchen. With white, shaker style wall and base units and roll top work surfaces the kitchen has been remodelled by the current owner to create more storage and work space.
The half turn staircase has a splendid large tilt and turn window and terminates in an attractive galleried landing. To the front of the house an original door opens into a generous, bay fronted, double bedroom, where an attractive wooden fire surround houses a period cast iron fireplace with an original storage cupboard to the side.
Adjacent to the front bedroom, a door opens to stairs to the well-proportioned loft room. With exposed beams, a radiator and work surface space, arranged around the central adjoining chimney breasts, the room has a lovely quality of light through its two Velux windows, which also provide intriguing roof top views of Faversham.
The first floor landing continues towards the rear of the house. A door to the left opens to another double bedroom with a casement window overlooking the garden and built-in storage either side of the chimney breast. There is an en-suite wc with modern vanity unit and basin with soft close storage, as well as cupboard housing the combi boiler. At the end of the landing there is a fully tiled shower room with deluge shower and handset, a soft close wc, a vanity basin, a full size heated towel rail and a window overlooking the rear garden.
The handsome redbrick frontage has a low wall and steps up to the front door with access to the rear to the left-hand side.
The beautiful south-westerly facing, walled rear garden is approximately 70ft long and has been sympathetically landscaped. Directly to the rear of the kitchen is a useful outside wc which also has plumbing for a washing machine.
Beyond this, two useful decked areas are separated by a bay tree. There is a curved slate chip area with beautiful established beds, as well as a path to the rear with a border to the side and a range of ornamental shrubs and low trees, including an espalier apple tree. To the rear a concrete area terminates in a row of mature conifers.
The property is conveniently situated in Roman Road, which is enjoys an extremely central location, within easy walking distance of Faversham's mainline railway station and thriving medieval town centre.
The charming market town of 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.
The city of Canterbury is approximately 10 miles away this has a vibrant city centre, which has a wide array of High Street brands alongside independent retailers, cafes and international restaurants and offers a selection of sporting, leisure and recreational amenities, including the Marlowe Theatre.
The seaside town of Whitstable, famous for its seafood and annual oyster festival held at the vibrant harbour and picturesque quayside, also has a variety of shops, boutiques and restaurants, a good selection of primary and secondary schools and excellent leisure facilities and is 8 miles away.
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- Handsome Edwardian Semi-Detached House
- Splendid Accommodation Over Three Floors
- Two Bedrooms Plus Loft Room
- En-Suite WC & Separate Shower Room
- Two Reception Rooms
- Useful Cellar Space
- Beautiful Walled Gardens
- Situated Close To Town Centre
- EPC RATING: F