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Occupying an enviable position with rolling countryside and coastal views as its backdrop, Chislet Mill is an outstanding landmark redevelopment project.The original windmill was built in 1744 and was a working mill in the early 20th Century but was sadly destroyed by fire in 2005.An impressive 38' entrance hall with vaulted ceiling and double height windows gives the first hint and indication to the type of lifestyle to expect with this unique property. The extensive use of oak creates a sense of warmth and features throughout.The 24' living room is simply stunning with a double height vaulted ceiling, brick fireplace with log burner and bi-folding doors overlooking the manicured front garden; 'bringing the outside inside'.The rest of the main house accommodates four double size bedrooms (two en-suite) and a family bathroom.Worthy of its own particular mention is the stunning master bedroom, palatial in size with another vaulted ceiling and bi-folding doors opening out to the rear garden.The Mill is connected to the house via a glass walkway and provides an octagonal kitchen/breakfast room to the ground floor. The first and second floors provide study and reception areas whilst the third floor boasts a bedroom/observatory with far reaching views along the coast and fields beyond.Other features to the house include under floor heating throughout, oak doors, flooring & window frames and an eco-friendly pellet fed heating system.The property occupies a plot of just under half an acre, with a long gated driveway which leads to a double garage. Gardens encompass the property with the rear garden featuring a 'swim spa', and a substantial patio & decked area; perfect for summers entertaining with breath taking views across the fields and coast beyond. Chislet Mill had been a working mill until 1916 when it had the misfortune to lose its sails and top in a gale. It is later recorded that during the Second World War, Barnes Wallis who lived in the Mill House next door, used the top of the original windmill as his vantage point to observe the tests in developing the bouncing bombs across the sea at ReculverThe location is truly beautiful and is constantly changing with the seasons, meaning your views are never the same!This remarkable property has been built to an extremely high standard and internal viewing is essential to appreciate all on offer.Call Kent Estate Agencies on 01227 367441 for further information.Location:Chislet Mill is situated within the historic Saxon hamlet of Reculver, a designated area of Special Protection and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Nearby Herne Bay is approximately 4 miles distant and benefits from a strong range of local facilities including retail outlets, educational facilities and a mainline railway station providing fast and frequent links to London. Canterbury is approximately 8.5 miles distant and enjoys a number of public schools, state schools and higher educational facilities as well as a wealth of cultural and leisure amenities including theatres, bars and restaurants, a major shopping centre enjoying a range of mainstream retail outlets as well as many individual shops. The vibrant town of Whitstable is approximately 8 miles distant with an array of independent boutiques, a working harbour and well regarded restaurants.Communication links are excellent with the A299 being within close proximity, providing direct access to London via with the M2 at Brenley Corner. Further High Speed rail services from Canterbury West reach London St Pancras in under an hour.
Non Approved Property Details
Entrance Hall 38' 8 x 8' 6 (11.79m x 2.6m)
Double glazed oak front entrance door. Vaulted ceiling with feature glazing to apex above front door. Feature full length glazed panels allowing natural light to flood into this impressive entrance hall. Oak flooring with underfloor heating. Cloaks cupboard. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. Double storage cupboard. Airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder. Downlighters. Four wall light points. Door leading to side garden and decked seating area. Personal door to garage. Access to all four bedrooms and bathroom.
Living Room 24' 6 x 23' 10 (7.47m x 7.27m)
Large feature brick fireplace with open hearth and bressumer beam. Vaulted ceiling with feature oak beams and four Velux windows. Windows to rear with feature colour glazed leaded lights. Oak flooring with underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. Four wall light points. Bi-folding doors to front garden and terrace. Door to glazed walkway to Windmill.
Glazed walkway connects the living room to the windmill. Door providing access to rear garden and patio. Tiled floor with inset lighting.
The ground floor of the windmill houses the kitchen/breakfast room, the winding staircase leads to the first, second and third floors.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 15' 4 x 15' 1 (4.68m x 4.6m)
A unique Octagonal shaped kitchen with matching range of base units. Inset single drainer 1½ bowl sink unit. Butcher block work surfaces. Breakfast bar. Partially tiled walls. Belling range style cooker with extractor cooker hood above. Integrated dishwasher, larder fridge and freezer. Windows to side and rear. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. Plinth lighting. Understairs cupboard.
First Floor Study 11' 6 x 8' 1 (3.51m x 2.47m)
Window to side. Radiator. Under stairs cupboard.
Second Floor Landing 6' 5 x 5' 8 (1.96m x 1.73m)
Third Floor Sitting Room 12' 5 x 11' 5 (3.79m x 3.48m)
Feature window with extensive views of open countryside and views of the 12th Century Saxon Reculver Towers and sea beyond. Four wall light points. Vaulted ceiling. Radiator.
Master Bedroom 16' 1 x 15' 11 (4.91m x 4.86m)
Bi-folding doors to the decked seating area and side garden with extensive views over countryside and Reculver Towers in the distance. Vaulted ceiling with feature glazing to apex. Downlighters. Underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. Door to en suite.
En Suite 9' 8 x 7' 8 (2.95m x 2.34m)
Suite in white comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, separate fully tiled walk in shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with drawers under and close coupled WC. Sensor controlled illuminated mirror. Tiled walls. Two Velux windows to rear. Downlighters. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Bedroom Two 14' 9 x 13' 10 (4.5m x 4.22m)
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built in double wardrobe. Two wall light points. Access to insulated loft. Power points. Underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. Door to en suite.
En Suite to Bedroom Two 9' 5 x 3' 6 (2.88m x 1.07m)
Suite in white comprising walk in fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c. Tiled walls. Velux window to side. Downlighters. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Chrome heated towel rail. Illuminated mirror. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Bedroom Three 13' 6 x 10' 5 (4.12m x 3.18m)
Double doors to the side garden and decked seating area with views of the countryside to Reculver Towers and sea beyond. Built in double wardrobe. Underfloor heating. Power points. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Bedroom Four 13' 9 x 9' 9 (4.2m x 2.98m)
Window to rear overlooking garden. Built in double wardrobe. Underfloor heating. Two wall light points. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Family Bathroom 9' 8 x 7' 8 (2.95m x 2.34m)
Suite in white comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, large walk in fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard under and close coupled w.c. Chrome heated towel rail. Velux window to side with remote control. Tiled walls. Sensor controlled downlighters. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Sensor operated illuminated mirror. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Integral Double Garage 26' 0 x 17' 10 (7.93m x 5.44m)
Up and over doors with remote control. Power and light. Floor standing wood pellet fuelled boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Leading to utility area.
Base units with work surfaces above. Inset stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Radiator. Door to side garden. Window to side. Cupboard housing meters and consumer unit.
Total Plot Size - 0.4 acres
Front Garden & Driveway
Border fence to front. Mainly laid to lawn with flower bed, shrubs and bushes. Gravel driveway leading to block paved parking area to front of garage.
Mainly laid to lawn. Large decked seating area enclosed with balustrades. Views over countryside, Reculver Towers and sea beyond.
Mainly laid to lawn. Patio area. Heated 'Swim Spa' which incorporates a hot tub and pool.
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.
Central heating is provided by a pellet fed boiler and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.
The windows are of solid double glazed sealed windows.
The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2016/2017 is £2,241.79.
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