A grand Edwardian five bedroom detached residence, with an additional self-contained annexe and a detached pool house and gym, set within a generous and secluded half acre plot near Faversham. Burnt Island has seen numerous improvements in recent years and combines modern, well appointed accommodation with elegant period features and an unmistakeable generosity of proportion and space.
The property is entered via an attractive brick and double glazed entrance porch, set beneath a tiled gable roof. From here, a handsome front door opens into a spectacular reception hall, with a beautiful black and white chequered tiled floor, decorative arches and cornice work on the ceiling and an impressive staircase which rise to the first floor. There is a splendid dual aspect drawing room to the front of the property, with a sash bay window, French doors with original working shutters and a grand fireplace with a red marble surround.
There are two further reception rooms, a music room with a fireplace and a square bay window and a useful study.
To the rear of the property, there is a huge open plan triple aspect kitchen/Dining/Family room, with double glazed French doors which open onto the garden. The kitchen has been fitted with an excellent range of traditionally styled wall and floor units, set around oak work surfaces, an island/breakfast bar and an old chimney breast, ideal to recess a range within. Lovely oak flooring continues from the kitchen and dining areas into a pleasant sitting area with a wood burning stove.
The kitchen is complemented by a utility room, a boot room, a cloakroom and a rear lobby, which leads to a superb studio/annexe. This has its own front door, oak flooring, a kitchenette, a cloakroom, a shower and double glazed French doors which connect to the rear garden.
The extensive ground floor accommodation is completed by a well appointed cloakroom off the reception hall, a large conservatory and access to a useful cellar.
On the first floor, a large galleried landing leads to five generously proportioned bedrooms (two of which have en-suites) and a well appointed family bathroom with a contemporary white suite. The master bedroom is a splendid room, with a sash bay window, a dressing room and a modern and stylish en-suite shower room.
Burnt Island sits within a generous and secluded plot of approximately half an acre and is approached via a gated driveway, which provides extensive parking for numerous vehicles. To the rear of the property, there is a huge paved patio area adjacent to the house, with two raised water features, along with an oak framed open storage barn. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, with several mature trees and bushes which provide an exceptional degree of privacy. Within the grounds, there is a detached pool house and gym, with a heated plunge pool, a hot tub and double glazed bi-folding doors which connect the pool house with the garden.
Burnt Island is situated just outside the town of Faversham, with some wonderful countryside on its doorstep, yet with convenient and easy access to both the M2 and the A251, delivering the perfect balance between town and country.
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 city also offers a good selection of State grammar schools, several private schools and three universities. The city is served by two mainline railway stations which connect with London Victoria and London St Pancras.
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 including golf, sailing and water sports and is 8 miles away.
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