Just Six miles From The Cathedral City Of Canterbury
EPC RATING: D
Full property description
An attractive modern three bedroom detached cottage in the idyllic village of Upstreet and just six miles from the Cathedral City of Canterbury. Thistle Cottage was built in 2009 has been wonderfully designed and recently updated offering new bathrooms, oak flooring, fitted slatted shutters, and solid oak doors throughout. The property also benefits from off road parking and sits on a generous 0.23 acre plot, which includes a separate private paddock.
The stunning oak front door opens into a spacious entrance hallway, to the left one will find a stylish WC which has attractive black and white chequered floor tiles. To the right, a delightful open plan kitchen with country style units set around metro tiles and stylish wood worktops. Appliances and a breakfast bar have been perfectly integrated to make the most of this cooking area.
The kitchen flows into the dining room, which connects with the garden through the French doors. This area is open plan and is a wonderful family space, whilst to the rear there is a charming lounge with a large bay window beautifully dressed in contemporary window shutters. There is also access to the garden from the lounge.
Stairs rise to the first floor, where one will find a galleried landing leading to two double bedrooms and a well appointed newly fitted family bathroom.
All bedrooms have been lovingly decorated in neutral colours to create a calm and tranquil atmosphere. The front bedroom is a large double room, with stunning views of the paddock beneath.
The main bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a stylish ensuite shower room that has been finished with mosaic natural stone tiles.
Stairs rise to the top floor, where the room has been divided in two, to create a peaceful study area and another bedroom.
The property is approached via a gravelled driveway which provides parking for several cars and leads to a cart-barn style double garage. The property is set within a generous plot of 0.23 acres with gardens which wraps around the house and benefits from all day sunshine. There is a decked seating area which is conveniently located next to the French doors, whilst garden sleepers have formed raised beds and neatly display shrubs, herbs, and plants.
At the front of the property, there is a small paddock which is exclusive to Thistle Cottage and lends itself to a wonderful place to keep animals such as chickens.
Upstreet is a village in the parish of Chislet, which is approximately six miles from Canterbury. It is surrounded by rich farmland and close to Stodmarsh Nature Reserve, which has beautiful walks through reed marshes.
The village has a public house, a village shop/post office and has a real sense of community. There are more facilities at Sturry (approximately three miles away) including a doctors, a dentist and a railway station.
The 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, ranging from Grammar schools to well-regarded private schools and three universities. Canterbury offers a regular rail service to London Victoria, Charing Cross and Cannon Street and the high-speed rail link connects with Londons St Pancras from Canterbury West station in just under one hour.
The bustling seaside town of Herne Bay is less than six miles away and has a wide range of amenities with good shopping facilities, a selection of schools including a specialist sports college, an excellent choice of leisure activities and an historic pier. The town also boasts a rowing and sailing club, a football club in the Kent league, a local cinema, and a swimming pool.
The picturesque Memorial Park also has tennis and basketball courts, a small lake, a children's play area and a sports field. There is a mainline railway station with a regular service to London Victoria and St. Pancras and the town enjoys excellent road links with the A299 (Thanet Way) providing access to both the coast and London via the A2/M2 motorway network.
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