GUIDE PRICE £300,000 - £325,000.
Stunning Grade II listed semi detached Victorian Gothic house bursting with character. Off road parking & within half a mile walking distance from the town centre. No onward chain
Guide Price £300,000 - £325,000. This truly unique period property was believed to have been built circa 1860 and was a former gatekeepers lodge but is now a stunning Victorian Gothic semi-detached house. The property is oozing with character features including Gothic style church windows, oak flooring and high ceilings. The current owners have tastefully and respectfully restored this property to an exceptional standard and the majority of the furnishings, fixtures and fittings can be included in the sale. The double aspect living/dining room has wooden oak flooring, a feature fireplace with a fire grate and space for a small extendable dining table and chairs with views out of the striking Gothic windows. The stylish fitted kitchen has Corian worktops, glass splashbacks and a built in oven and hob with an extractor hood over. There are plenty of wall and base units for storage. There is also a stable style door providing access to the rear garden. Up the original oak staircase, there are two bedrooms, the main bedroom is beautifully lit by the double aspect windows and has views as far as Wye Downs and the Crown. The modern bathroom is fitted with marble tiles, a fresh white suite and a built in vanity unit with storage underneath.
This home is approached by stone steps with the breath-taking view of the property's octagonal tower and spirelet with it's very own gargoyles. The property is entered via an archway porch area and through a sold wood front door with stunning ornate ironmongery. The landscaped rear garden has a delightful water feature, is enclosed by fencing and is bordered with established Jasmines, Clematis, Wisteria and Honeysuckle. The picturesque front garden has a pretty lawn with perennials and views over the Wye Downs. There is off-street parking and plenty of visitor parking also available.
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Ashford Borough Council 01233 331111. Kent County Council 08458 247247
Gas central heating, mains water, drainage and electricity.
Method of Sale
This property is Freehold and is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.
Exit the M20 at junction 9 taking the A251/A20 exit to Ashford/Faversham. At the roundabout, take the exit onto Fougeres Way/A20. After 0.4 miles use the left lane to stay on Fougeres Way/A20. At Drovers Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Simone Weil Avenue/A28. After 0.7 miles turn right onto Canterbury Road and the property will be a further 0.2 mile up on the left hand side.
When you look at what Ashford has to offer its residents and this property in particular, it's easy to understand why Ashford has been voted as one of the most desirable places to live, offering the best quality of life. Ashford International operates the High Speed Service with services to Ebbsfleet International, Stratford International and London St Pancras within just 38 minutes. Eurostar operates services running from Ashford International to Paris Gare du Nord, Lille, Calais, Avignon, Brussels and for the family Disneyland Resort. From the M20, you have direct access to London, the M25 and southbound you are a 15-20 minute drive away from the coast with Folkestone's Euro Tunnel and Dover Harbour both operating services to France. Ashford has plenty to offer with local shops, supermarkets, restaurants, take aways, hairdressers and beauticians, garden centres, cinemas and health clubs at both Junction 9 of the M20 and at the Historic Eastwell Manor with it's Champney Spa. Ashford is just under 14 miles from the cobbled high street and boutique shops of Canterbury City Centre.
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