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3 Bedroom Semi-Detached For Sale in School Lane, Canterbury

Guide price £625,000
3 beds
Listed 208 days ago (Mar 21, 2023) Sold subject to contract (SSTC)
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Property description: Situated on a leafy country lane within the highly desirable village of Ickham is ‘Hornbeam Cottage‘; an endearing Victorian residence occupying a generous garden plot. The property exudes charm with its alluring red brick elevations and eye catching original leadlight windows. The characterful feel continues internally, greeted by a dual-aspect sitting room with a period fireplace that provides a real sense of cosiness. A separate study leads on from here which may also prove useful as a formal dining room. The kitchen is well equipped with integrated appliances and leads straight through to a spectacular garden room with a vaulted ceiling and pleasant outlook across the garden. A very handy utility room with WC concludes the spacious ground floor.The first floor presents three double bedrooms (master en-suite) and an impressive family shower room with ‘Victoriana‘ four piece suite. The beautiful rear garden encompasses the house is a gardeners paradise with formal lawns, vegetable garden and a block paved patio. A long block paved driveway extends down the side of the garden, providing off-road parking for multiple vehicles. All in all, an exquisite cottage offering an enviable country lifestyle yet within a 15 minute drive to the city of Canterbury. Call the exclusive sole agents, Kent Estate Agencies to arrange your viewing appointment today.Location:The property sits in the highly regarded village of Ickham with its fine period buildings, church and The Duke William gastropub. The adjoining village of Wickhambreaux also has a church and public house, together with a primary school. The larger village of Littlebourne, about a mile away, offers a village store post office, primary school, public houses and church. The Cathedral City of Canterbury lies to the West, offering an excellent modern shopping centre and schools in both the public and private sectors.Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include golf, county cricket at Canterbury, various sports clubs including the renowned Polo Farm sports complex and pleasant walks over the nearby footpaths in the vicinity, especially along the Little Stour River and The Lakes at Seaton, a renowned spot for bird watchers.Littlebourne has a bus service on the Canterbury to Sandwich route, whilst the A2 dual carriageway is easily accessible providing straight forward road journeys to the Channel Port of Dover, Canterbury and London. The property is also within a short distance of Bekesbourne railway station, which is on the Dover London line, via Canterbury and Faversham. Canterbury, just over 5 miles away, offers two mainline railway stations, including Canterbury West with High Speed Rail services to London (St Pancras 53 mins).

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Painted wood front entrance door to enclosed porch.

Lounge   16‘ 6 x 10‘ 9 (5.03m x 3.28m)
Feature period fireplace with open hearth. Windows to front and side. Radiator. Power points. Staircase leading to first floor.

Study   11‘ 0 x 9‘ 0 (3.36m x 2.75m)
Window to side overlooking rear garden. Radiator. Power points.

Utility Room   6‘ 0 x 5‘ 6 (1.83m x 1.68m)
Range of matching wall and base units. Inset ceramic butler sink unit. Local splash back tiling. Work surfaces. Power points. Radiator. Plumbing for washing machine. Downlighters. Tiled flooring. Low level W.C.

Kitchen   11‘ 1 x 9‘ 0 (3.38m x 2.75m)
The kitchen is planned with a matching range of wall and base units arranged on three walls. Inset 1 12 bowl sink unit. Butcher block work surfaces. Inset SMEG gas hob and built-in SMEG fan assisted electric oven below. Plumbing for dishwasher. Integrated fridgefreezer. Window to side overlooking rear garden. Power points. Radiator. Tiled flooring.

Garden Room   12‘ 10 x 16‘ 8 (3.92m x 5.08m)
Windows to side and rear overlooking rear garden. Power points. Tiled flooring. Inverter. Vaulted ceiling. French doors to rear garden.

Window to side. Radiator.

Master Bedroom   13‘ 3 x 9‘ 0 (4.04m x 2.75m)
Windows to side overlooking the garden and views across fields. Built in wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. Power points. Sliding door to en-suite.

En-Suite   6‘ 0 x 3‘ 6 (1.83m x 1.07m)
Suite in white comprising shower cubicle, wall hung wash hand basin, close coupled W.C with concealed cistern. LED downlighters. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Three   10‘ 6 x 8‘ 7 (3.21m x 2.62m)
Window to front. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Two   10‘ 8 x 9‘ 0 (3.26m x 2.75m)
Windows to front and side. Radiator. Power points.

Bathroom   10‘ 11 x 5‘ 6 (3.33m x 1.68m)
Suite in white comprising double shower cubicle with Victoriana shower head, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C. Bidet. Radiator. Extractor fan.

Main Services
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.

Central heating is provided by a gas fired and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.

The windows are generally of single glazed leadlight windows.

The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Council Tax
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band E. The amount payable under tax band E for the year 20222023 is £2,497.77.

Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

Agent Notes
Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any floor plans, plans or mapping and measurements are approximate quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition.We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property.No person in the employment of Kent Estate Agencies has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. Purchase prices, rents or other prices quoted are correct at the date of publication and, unless otherwise stated, exclusive of VAT.For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure.

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Sale history of this property
- Sep 24, 2004
Sold for £250,000
+34% Sep 18, 2015
Sold for £380,000
+20% Jul 25, 2016
Sold for £475,000
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