Over A Quarter Of An Acre Plot With Orchards To Rear
Peaceful Rural Location Close To Train Station
EPC RATING: E
Full property description
A pretty 1930s, bay fronted, detached bungalow with two double bedrooms and a loft room in the idyllic rural setting of Oversland. This versatile and spacious property sits on a plot of 0.28 of an acre, with driveway parking for several vehicles and a delightful, established garden backing onto orchards. Meticulously renovated and enhanced by the current owners the bungalow features a stunning bespoke kitchen/dining room, beautiful period doors throughout and a fantastic triple aspect sitting room, with feature fireplace and log burner.
A solid wood period, part-stained glass door opens into a bright entrance hall with splendid, stripped wood, original floorboards, a feature throughout the home. To the right is the family bathroom with a useful storage cupboard adjacent. Directly ahead is a superb double bedroom overlooking the rear garden. Whilst to the left is the substantial kitchen/dining room.
The dual aspect bathroom contains the airing cupboard, a stylish double shower, wc and vanity unit basin. The adjacent bedroom has extensive built-in storage with two full height double, period cupboards. Opposite, a large double glazed window overlooks the gorgeous rear garden.
The substantial, bespoke kitchen boasts wonderful handmade, traditionally styled base units with striking solid beech work top and an attractive free-standing pine topped island. A superb, oil-fired Rayburn cooker set into a lovely, exposed brickwork chimney breast also provides heating and hot water for the bungalow. A useful pantry cupboard sits on the right as you look toward the dining area. This generous, bright space has French doors opening out to a block paved space with an attractive wooden pergola and splendid brick planters.
From the dining area charming original Crittall French doors open into the impressive, triple aspect rear sitting room, overlooking the garden. With exquisite Indian slate flooring and handsome exposed brickwork, this exceptional room also has a wood burning stove set under a lovely rustic oak bressummer beam and garden access.
The light and airy front sitting room has a dual aspect and an attractive period fireplace and a splendid bay window. The room also contains the beautiful reclaimed wooden stained glass original front door to a central porch on the front of the bungalow. From here a wooden staircase terminates in a spacious and versatile loft room, with storage and a large Velux window. Also accessed from the front sitting room is another sumptuous, double bedroom with a dual aspect and its own bay window to the front. As well as a beautiful, built-in, double cupboard and useful en-suite wc.
To the front central red brick steps lead to a path which bisects the lawn to the front porch. To the right the driveway terminates at the large garage. Steps up from the drive, lead to a block paved area and the main entrance. The rear garden is approx. 97ft long and laid to lawn with well stocked beds and mature fruit trees. There is a kitchen garden behind the garage and beautiful rural orchard views to the rear.
Oakleigh is situated in the charming rural hamlet of Oversland, which is nestled on the far side of Boughton village, near its church and its golf club. Also close by is the highly sought-after village of Selling, which has a good primary school, a pub, a village shop and a mainline railway station, and is just over half a mile from the property.
The nearby village of Boughton-under-Blean has a primary school, a post office, a village store, churches, a hairdressers, several pubs and a restaurant. The whole area is surrounded by beautiful countryside of mainly fruit orchards and woodland and is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The historic market town of Faversham is only four miles away and has a wide variety of shopping facilities including both specialist shops, national retailers and a bustling market. It has a good selection of primary schools and two secondary schools, one of which is the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Faversham enjoys excellent transport links to both London and the coast via the A2/M2 network. The mainline station offers a regular rail link to London Victoria and Cannon Street and a high speed service linking Faversham to St. Pancras in a little over an hour.
The cathedral city of Canterbury (7 miles) offers a good choice of primary and secondary education, with a wide choice of both grammar and private schools and several universities. Canterbury also has superb leisure and recreational amenities including the Marlowe Theatre. The seaside town of Whitstable is also just nine miles away with its cosmopolitan High Street, vibrant harbour and quayside and its picturesque beaches.
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