A spectacular contemporary home, built in 2019 by renowned house builder Pentland Homes and situated on a generous plot within their flagship Radstone Gate development in Stelling Minnis, enjoying a wonderfully rural setting just five miles from the bustling cathedral city of Canterbury. The propertyÂs attractive part weatherboarded and jettied faÃ§ade offers a contrast to the stylish and high specification interior, offering the perfect blend of traditional character and modern convenience.
The property also incorporates the latest technology, including thermally efficient materials and features such as under floor heating, ensuring the house is more economical to run, with reduced energy needs and CO2 emissions.
The UPVC double glazed front door opens into an entrance hall, with a well appointed cloakroom and an oak staircase which rises to the first floor. To the front of the property, there is an impressive kitchen/breakfast room, which has been fitted with an extensive range of bespoke stone grey cashmere wall and floor units. These are set around natural stone work surfaces with an inset Blanco sink and a range of integrated NEFF appliances.
From the entrance hall, an oak door leads into an impressive open plan reception room, with clearly defined sitting and dining areas, an inset wood burning stove and double glazed bi-folding doors which connect this room with the rear garden.
On the first floor, a central landing leads to three generously proportioned bedrooms and a luxurious family bathroom with a bath and separate shower enclosure.
The master bedroom is a good size double room, with built-in mirrored wardrobes and a well appointed shower room. This has been fitted with a stylish and contemporary white suite and finished with striking ÂAntique IvoryÂ wall tiles.
The property is set back from the road behind an attractive and well stocked front garden. A block paved driveway provides parking for numerous cars and leads to an integral garage. This has power and lighting and is an extra long garage with an additional section at its rear, with a UPVC door to the rear garden. This section could ideally serve as either a workshop or utility area.
The rear garden is a good size and has been laid to lawn, with a full width patio area adjacent to the house and post and rail fencing at the bottom of the garden, overlooking an ecology area.
At the heart of Stelling Minnis is a traditional village green, served by a post office and general store. There is the celebrated Rose and Crown with its traditional welcome, fine ales and food. There is the 800 year old Grade I listed St MaryÂs church, and the Stelling Minnis Windmill, still in full working condition and with a fascinating museum. Stelling Minnis Common beckons with the enchantment of the natural world, the Kent heritage coast is just a short drive away Â while London and Europe are both within easy reach.
The Kent Downs offer some of the most enchanting landscapes of southern Britain with dramatic views to discover and enjoy, and richly varied wildlife to spot. Pretty villages rich in architectural heritage dot open countryside, where farming continues as it has for generations. A wealth of ancient woodlands are separated by sparkling chalk streams and rivers, while ponds and marshes complete a varied landscape. From the White Cliffs of Dover to tranquil meadows and from Sites of Special Scientific Interest to farmersÂ markets Â there is something here for everyone. Local ramblers meet regularly for walks from Stelling Minnis Common.
For woodland walks, nearby Lyminge Forest, one of the largest areas of woodland in Kent, offers walking and cycling routes designed for seeing the carpets of bluebells which flower in the woodland in spring. Another local site, Wye National Nature Reserve, is one of the best places in the country to enjoy the outdoors and experience spectacular wildlife and breathtaking views.
Just 20 minutes from Canterbury and Folkestone, and 30 minutes drive to Ashford Â with fast and frequent train links to London termini. The High Speed 1(HS1) rail takes just 36 minutes to London, making commuting simple, while continental Europe is also within reach: Paris can be reached in just 2 hours by Eurostar. Dover is half an hour away, while Gatwick and London City Airport are under 90 minutes away.
The property is served by Calor gas fired central heating and underfloor heating to the ground floor. We understand from the vendor there are service charges of approx. Â£35 per month which include the upkeep of the communal areas and the shared private drainage for the development.
We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements, floor plans and site plans are a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Fixtures and fittings shown in any photographs are not necessarily included in the sale and need to be agreed with the seller.