Less Than Five Miles To The Market Town Of Faversham
EPC RATING: E
Full property description
Once two cottages built in the late 1800s Lees View is now one substantial semi-detached home offering over 1600 square foot of versatile accommodation. Situated in the village of Badlesmere, just five miles from Faversham, this delightful property also benefits from and a beautiful 85ft rear garden that backs onto unspoilt countryside and offers a double garage with off road parking.
The front door opens into a large reception room with stairs to the first floor, this room has a bay window and could be divided to create an entrance hall and smaller dining room that integrates with the kitchen at the rear of the property.
A glass internal door leads to a charming sitting room with an electric fire which is encompassed by a brick surround. There are glazed French doors that lead to the kitchen at the rear of the property. Here one will find an array of traditional floor and wall units set around a marble work top and ceramic tiles. Double glazed windows run the width of the kitchen and take full advantage of the views of the garden and farmland beyond.
To the first floor the light and airy galleried landing leads to three generously proportioned bedrooms and a well-appointed family shower room.
The main bedroom is particularly large and has a modern ensuite with contemporary aqua panels and walk-in shower.
At the rear of the property a wall divides a bedroom in two, ideal for two small children. Alternatively, this division could be removed, and a door installed to the main bathroom allowing this to become the master suite enjoying views of the paddocks.
A cellar is accessible from the front of the house and has good head height as well as useable storage space.
To the right of the property there is a little lane that leads you down to the double garage where there is off road parking and access to the rear garden.
To the front of Lees View a picket fence encloses a delightful well-manicured garden, and a little path leads you down to the front door.
From the kitchen there is a raised patio which is a wonderful area for alfresco dining, taking in the stunning sunsets that this west facing 85ft garden enjoys. To the left of the patio there is a small pond and to the centre there are steps that lead you down to the lawn which is bordered by established shrubs.
A garden path leads you to two small storage sheds and a double garage, there is also a pathway beyond here that opens out onto numerous walks through the countryside.
Badlesmere Lees is superbly located within the Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and consists of 16 acres of green and pleasant land surrounded by houses, with a fine village hall and a welcoming pub called the Red Lion. Numerous footpaths and bridleways crisscross the stunning surrounding countryside, providing excellent walking and cycling opportunities. And in 20 to 25 minutes by car you can reach the stunning town and beaches of Whitstable, Ashford international station (with trains to London taking 38 minutes) or Canterbury City centre.
Sheldwich has a very well-regarded primary school, the beautiful Grade ll Listed Church of St James and several fine period buildings, including the Grade l Listed Lees Court (previously home to the Countess of Sondes). The village has a good sense of community with various clubs and societies run from either the church or the village hall, whilst a village fete is held every year on the beautiful village green.
The market town of Faversham is just five miles away and offers a wide variety of shopping facilities including both specialist shops and national retailers. There is also a bustling market three times a week, a cinema, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and even a cottage hospital. The town has a good selection of primary and secondary schools, including the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, whilst a good selection of private schools can be found in either Canterbury or Ashford.
A mainline railway station offers a regular service to London Victoria and Cannon Street and a high-speed service to London St Pancras. There is an alternative high-speed train from Ashford, via Ebbsfleet, also to London St. Pancras.
The A2/M2 motorway network is three miles away offering good access to London and the coast, as well as the cathedral city of Canterbury (eleven miles) which again offers an excellent choice of shopping, restaurants, leisure facilities, a theatre, and has a good range of both private and state schools and three universities.
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