A stylish detached property, offering over 2200 sq. ft of space, including an extensive array of outbuildings. This stunning property is set within approx. 0.3 acres of grounds, including landscaped front garden with room for several cars and to the rear of the property an outdoor swimming pool and summerhouse all situated in a spectacular setting with panoramic views out to sea.
This flexible property was constructed in 1980 and has been recently updated, including a full renovation to the front exterior of the property. Delightful weatherboard cladding and an extensive oak veranda occupies the front and complements the oak windows that have been recently installed.
The interior reflects the exterior design, with rich oak wood panelling and a stunning oak staircase which stands centre stage of this wonderful home.
A glass porch opens into an impressive entrance hall, with a cloakroom to the right which has a quality Thomas Crapper high-level WC, and a study is directly opposite. The office space is perfectly positioned as it can be separated from the house with its own entrance which is perfect for the home-worker who has visiting clients. The office (which could also be used as a bedroom if required) has lovely views of the garden and the sea beyond which are accessed through double oak and glass doors.
To the left, there is an impressive open space that has been lovingly decorated in opulent colours, reflecting the propertys stylish character.
The living area boasts a modern wood burning stove and ornate cast iron radiators, which allows the room to feel cosy and relaxing. This area flows into the dining space which is conveniently placed next to the kitchen.
To the rear of the property, there is a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room with oak double-glazed sliding doors which open onto the garden. The kitchen has been fitted with an extensive range of traditionally styled wood units, a separate larder, and a double stainless-steel sink set around a splendid natural stone worktop and breakfast bar.
The magnificent oak staircase rises to the first floor, where you will find four generously proportioned bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom.
The main bedroom is an enchanting room and features a dressing area and a well-appointed en-suite, which has a stunning bath within the bedroom positioned to capture views of the sea. Double French doors open onto a balcony, which affords outstanding views out to sea.
A gated front entrance leads to a beautifully landscaped garden with cedar wood fencing, a gravelled driveway, and well-manicured gardens. This leads to an oak veranda that belongs perfectly to this style of house.
To the rear of the house there is an array of outbuildings, one of which was previously used as an art studio and is adjacent to the workshop. There is also a large summer house which is situated next to the swimming pool and offers a great base for garden parties.
The pool has been stylishly decked and leads onto a several seating areas, including a mini-festival area, with a circle of hay bales set around a campfire, all making the most of the stunning sea views. The garden has many mature apple and pear trees as well as shrubs and plants alongside a small pond, barbeque area, and plenty of seating areas so one can enjoy every aspect of this extensive outside space.
Joy Lane is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious roads within the sought-after town of Whitstable and is situated within easy reach of this charming seaside towns bustling high street, beaches and harbour.
The town has a variety of independent shops and boutiques, as well as high street names. There are good local primary and secondary schools, numerous restaurants, and excellent leisure facilities. It has its own mainline railway station with a high-speed service to St Pancras, a regular Stagecoach bus service and good road links to London and the coast via A290/M2.
The nearby 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, including three comprehensive schools, three Grammar schools and a number of well-regarded junior and senior private schools. There are also three universities, two hospitals and two railway stations with a regular and fast service to London.
There is plenty of beautiful countryside nearby as well, including Wraik Hill Nature Reserve, Victory Woods Nature Reserve and Blean Woods. These have been designated as a national nature reserve and cover around 1257 acres of woodland and heath, with plenty of footpaths and bridleways throughout, making this an ideal setting for those who enjoy walking and outdoor pursuits
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