Moments from Wickhambreaux Village Square & Local Pub
Just Six Miles To The Cathedral City Of Canterbury
*** Chain Free ***
EPC RATING : C
Full property description
A delightful 1970s detached cottage situated in the heart of Wickhambreaux just moments from the village square, primary school, and local restaurant, yet just six miles to the Cathedral city of Canterbury.
This property has a wonderful layout with three large double bedrooms and upstairs bathroom, downstairs is mainly open plan, perfect for a young family or couple that enjoys entertaining. Birchways offers a generous 1100 sq.ft of accommodation yet there is potential to modernise and make further enhancements.
The main front door opens into an entrance hall which has been fitted with ceramic tiles, to the rear there is a utility room and to the right there is a WC/wetroom that was installed in 2011.
To the left of the property there is a large sitting room with bow window to the front and a gas fireplace which is encompassed by a brick surround. Oak flooring flows through to the dining area which overlooks the perfectly formed courtyard garden.
Adjacent to the dining area there is the kitchen which could be opened up and integrated within the dining area, allowing the whole of the downstairs be open plan. There is an array of kitchen units that surround the key appliances.
The solid wood staircase rises to the first floor where one will find three double bedrooms one with fitted wardrobes. The bathroom is generously proportioned with a separate shower, bath, WC and basin.
Birchways has had many measures to ensure it runs efficiently and economically with additional roof and cavity wall insulation added in 2011 and solar panels added in 2014.
The courtyard garden is accessible from the dining room and has been tastefully laid with artificial grass and is bordered by some mature shrubs and plants, it measures approx. 30ft wide and is the perfect spot for a morning coffee.
To the front of the property there is a driveway for two cars and a gate that leads to the side of the property where waste bins are kept.
Birchways is situated right in the heart of Wickhambreaux, close to the village school and just a few steps from its picturesque village green. Wickhambreaux is a charming and historic village, just five miles from Canterbury, with a strong sense of community centred around the village hall, the Rose Inn, a cricket club, a C of E primary school and the beautiful 14th century church of St. Andrews. The village has a number of distinctive period properties clustered around the pretty village green, including a former watermill on the banks of the Little Stour.
The surrounding countryside is good farmland producing some of Kents finest fruit as well as cereal and vegetable crops. Close by are the lakes and marshes of Stodmarsh Nature Reserve. The larger village of Littlebourne, just a mile away, benefits from a post office, shop, a primary school, a church and a GP practice, whilst the bustling village of Wingham is just two miles away and also offers excellent local amenities.
The cathedral city of Canterbury 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 Londons St Pancras from Canterbury West station in just under one hour