A sizeable and versatile, four double bedroom, detached house on a good sized, south facing plot, in the sought-after rural village of Boughton-under-Blean. Built in 1963, this well-proportioned home benefits from the large bright rooms and deep picture windows of the period, as well as driveway parking, an integral garage and a useful ground floor bathroom which gives the potential to create an annexe.
The UPVC front door opens into a wide entrance hallway with access to the living room, kitchen/breakfast room, study and the garage. A door to the right takes one into a vast, dual aspect, living room which also includes the stairs to the first floor. This welcoming space has a large picture window overlooking the front lawn and a contemporary, brushed steel, real flame, inset gas fire.
The carpet of the living room gives way to the natural oak laminate flooring of the beautiful kitchen/breakfast room. Refurbished three years ago, this lovely bright room has a large number of base and wall units providing a wealth of storage options. Beautiful Corian work surfaces can be found on three sides with a magnificent central island, housing a super Downton Abbey double butler sink as well as plenty of storage. There is also an integrated dishwasher, oven and grill and five ring induction hob with an external extractor overhead. French doors open from the dining area onto the patio, providing wonderful natural light from the south facing.
A door from the kitchen opens back into the entrance hallway. To the right of this a door opens into a useful study. With built-in, floor to ceiling storage cupboards to the right, on the left a door opens to a tiled bathroom, making this versatile room an ideal self-contained bedroom suite if needed. The garage sits in front of the bathroom, with its own internal door from the entrance hall. This room has power and lighting and a fantastic utility space to the rear with plumbing for a washing machine.
On the first floor an L shaped landing provides access to four double bedrooms and a lovely shower room. Three of the bedrooms have built-in storage, which intelligently utilises the eaves space of the two front bedrooms. To the rear of the house, the palatial master bedroom, has plumbing already in place inside the extensive storage cupboards to create an en-suite should one wish. Next to this a wonderful, bright, dual aspect bedroom has splendid views across the garden and towards Faversham.
The front garden has a block paved drive with attractive borders and an external power outlet. There is also a pleasant lawned area. The south facing rear garden is approximately 90ft by 43ft. A spacious, elevated patio area has plenty of room for daily activities with a useful covered utility space, with power and a sink, to the west side of the house. Steps lead down to an attractive lawn, with a shed and bbq area to the side and an established, banked rear border providing a secluded feel to the space.
Boughton-under-Blean is three miles east of Faversham and five miles west of the bustling cathedral city of Canterbury. It has an extremely long main street with scores of period buildings either side and is a designated conservation area. The village benefits from a very good primary school, a post office, a village hall and village stores. There are a range of pubs and restaurants and it has a real community feel. It is situated near to Blean Woods which have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and covers more that eleven square miles.
Boughton is close to the A2, which gives easy access to the motorway network, London and coast bound. The village is also well served with a bus route to Faversham and Canterbury. Its neighbouring village of Dunkirk has a village hall, a garden centre, a pub and farm shop. The nearby town of historic market town of Faversham offers a wide range of shopping, leisure and recreational amenities, including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a cinema, a museum and numerous good pubs and restaurants. The town is served by a good selection of primary schools and two secondary schools, one of which being the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Faversham also has a mainline station with a high speed link to London St Pancras in just over an hour.
The sought after seaside town of Whitstable is situated five miles away and is famous for its seafood and annual oyster festival held at the vibrant harbour and picturesque quayside. There are good local primary and secondary schools, numerous pubs, restaurants, excellent water sports and good leisure facilities.
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