Peaceful Village Location A Short Walk From Station
EPC RATING: D
Full property description
Sitting elevated from the road in a secluded position in the peaceful village of Adisham, with its mainline train station and outstanding primary school, Appledene is a pretty, late Edwardian three bedroom semi detached house. Beautifully enhanced, with the addition of an exquisitely finished entrance porch and wc there are also numerous period details including, stripped wooden floors, original sash windows and doors, plus an idyllic, award winning, wildlife garden.
A smart part glazed wood effect front door opens into an entrance porch with a splendidly tiled floor. Directly ahead a door opens to a useful wc with a basin and heated towel rail. An opening to the right brings one to the foot of the stairs, with an original solid wooden door to the right opening to the well proportioned sitting room. Gorgeous, period wooden framed sash windows with original fittings overlook the front garden, with practical internal window shutters. There is also a 1920s tiled fireplace with a real flame gas fire.
Whilst to the left another original door opens to the spacious dining room with lovely stripped original floorboards and a window overlooking the side garden. There is also a large understairs cupboard housing the hot water tank. An opening from the rear of the dining room leads to the good sized, dual aspect kitchen, with a convenient snug area for breakfast beneath a large casement window to the side, showing a splendid aspect of the garden. The kitchen has a range of traditionally styled base and wall units with a wonderful, panelled splashback and beautiful solid natural wood worktop. Two characterful, wooden framed, original casement windows with latches sit above the sink. From here an original part glazed door opens into a half brick half glazed boot room with panoramic garden views and a double glazed door to a brick patio.
The stairs terminate in a square landing space, with a step up to the right taking one to the front double bedroom. Superb painted original floorboards complement the period wooden framed sash windows and original doors and latches. There is also a handsome cast iron fireplace and a built-in cupboard housing the boiler.
To the rear of the house an ÂLÂ shaped corridor first gives access, on the left, to another good size double bedroom, overlooking the side. A generous single bedroom has a fantastic view across the rear garden. Whilst, adjacent to the left is the shower room with basin and wc.
A shared path from The Street leads to a wooden picket gate opening to an established, well stocked front garden. A concrete path, flanked with sculpted low hedges leads to the porch whilst to the there is a beautiful, secluded rewilding garden. Beyond the porch a brick path and patio surround the boot room. The award winning established and secluded wildlife garden stretches approx. a further two hundred feet behind the property with numerous trees and shrubs, two wildlife ponds and a beautifully maintained summer house towards the rear with open farmland beyond.
Adisham is situated just six miles to the south east of the Cathedral City of Canterbury and is set amidst beautiful Kentish farmland. The village has a strong sense of community with several regular clubs and activities, an excellent primary school rated outstanding by Ofsted, a village hall and a beautiful church dating back to the twelfth century. It also benefits from a mainline railway station with a regular and direct service to London.
The nearby village of Wingham is an ancient and historic village with many period homes and listed buildings dating back to the early thirteenth century. The village has a thriving high street offering a good range of shops and amenities, three public houses and the village primary school. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland.
The cathedral city of Canterbury is just six miles away and is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, with a thriving city centre offering a wide array of High Street brands alongside a diverse mix of independent retailers, cafes and international restaurants. The city also offers a fine selection of sporting, leisure and recreational amenities, including the refurbished Marlowe Theatre.
Canterbury has an excellent choice of educational amenities, ranging from Grammar schools to well regarded private schools and three universities. Canterbury offers a regular rail service to London Victoria, Charing Cross and Cannon Street and the high speed rail link connects with LondonÂs St Pancras from Canterbury West station in just under one hour.
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