A fabulous four bedroom (with en suites) detached family home, set in grounds of about 0.6 of an acre on the edge of the delightful village of Fordwich NO CHAIN
Timbers is situated just on the edge of the very sought after and popular village of Fordwich, with many fine period buildings, two well known public houses beside the river and reputed to be the 'smallest' town in England, with a small town hall, the river Stour running through the village, an abundance of wildlife and amenities for fishing, walking and pleasure boating. The Cathedral City of Canterbury lies to the west with an excellent shopping centre, many cultural interests and amenities, excellent range of educational establishments including schools in both the state and private sectors, universities and colleges.
Connections are also good with the mainline railway station at Sturry and Canterbury West now operating the high speed train to London St. Pancras along with services to Charing Cross as does Canterbury West.
The A2 is easily accessible and links into the motorway networks, the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnel at Terminal at Cheriton offering services to the continent. Sports and recreational facilities in and around the area include golf, tennis at the Polo Farm, cricket in Canterbury, sports centres, swimming pools and water sports along the coast.
• Canterbury City 3 miles
• Littlebourne 3.5 miles
• Wingham 6 miles
• Dover 18 miles
• Folkestone 19 miles
• Ashford 17 miles
• Whitstable 10 miles
• Sturry village 0.75 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Timbers is a fabulous and spacious individually detached house with a mix of brick and weather board elevations beneath a steeply pitched tile roof. The property has been beautifully remodelled offering spacious and flexible accommodation. The stunning open plan principal living area has an attractive working marble surround fireplace and French doors. In the dining area there are further French doors and an excellent and beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with quartz work surfaces, fitted appliances, induction hob and contemporary tile extractor fan. In addition, there is a lovely and spacious garden room, extensive curved windows along one side with French doors opening onto the gardens.
There is also a side lobby, utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor the principal bedroom has its own dressing room, luxury en suite bathroom with under floor heating as does Bedroom 2. Bedroom 3 has en suite shower room and bedroom 4 has an en suite bathroom, all beautifully and stylishly fitted with Villeroy & Boch, Laufen and Grohe contemporary fittings.
Above the double garage workshop is a spacious office, ideal for home working and accessed from within the house, altogether adding style and elegance to this beautiful contemporary home.
Entrance lobby Reception hall
Open plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen/breakfast room
Principal bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom
Bedroom 2 with dressing room and en suite shower room
Bedroom 3 with en suite shower room
Bedroom 4 with en suite bathroom
In all about 0.6 of an acre
The property is approached off Moat Lane via timber automatic gates leading onto a driveway to the front of the house and garaging, which provides ample parking.
The large attractive gardens sweep around the property being mainly laid to lawn, with a variety of mature trees and shrubs, sun terraces which extend to the rear of the house and a further gate giving access onto the adjoining farmland.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Local Authority Canterbury City Council. Tax Band: "G".
Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01227 781600
The property also benefits from planning permission to extend the property further CA/17/00315.
Head out of Canterbury via the New Dover Road on the A257. At the Longport roundabout take the second exit and continue straight then take a left onto Stodmarsh Road. Continue along Stodmarsh Road and turn left into Moat Lane. At the bottom of Moat Lane just before the corner, the gates and entrance to Timbers will be found on the left hand side.
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