5 bed Detached House
The Drive, Chestfield, Whitstable, Kent, CT5
A lovely individually designed detached house set in wonderful grounds with heated outdoor pool, in approximately 1.8 acres, in the sought after location of Chestfield
Badgers End is situated at the end of a private lane set in beautiful grounds in the highly desirable and well regarded village of Chestfield, just a short stroll away from Chestfield Golf Club and 14th Century Barn public house/restaurant, cricket club and local amenities.
Chestfield Station operates services to London Victoria and Cannon Street. The popular cosmopolitan seaside town of Whitstable is approximately three miles away and renowned for its restaurants, oyster bars and water sports.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury is approximately five miles away with an excellent choice of schools in both the private and state sectors, colleges and universities. There are many cultural interests in Canterbury including the Marlowe Theatre, bars, restaurants and an excellent shopping centre.
The property is well placed with the Thanet Way giving access into the motorway connections.
Badgers End is a lovely detached family home which was designed by the current owners and built in 1966. This spacious home is of attractive red brick under a tiled roof, set in beautiful gardens and grounds of approximately 1.8 acres and located at the end of the private lane.
Entrance Hall has slatted staircase rising to the first floor, exposed black feature wall. Sitting Room with feature fireplace, log store, exposed black feature wall, pine stripped ceiling, double glazed doors opening through to the garden and sliding doors leading through to the dining room. Dining Room with pine panel ceiling, exposed brick wall incorporating panel windows and double aspect windows overlooking the rear gardens. Kitchen/Breakfast Room with range of base and wall mounted cabinets, some glass fronted for display, double Butler's sink, space for Range cooker, integrated appliances, complemented by granite and wooden work surfaces, ceramic tile flooring which also features in the dining area. Snug with double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, rear Hall with cloaks cupboard, Utility Room with personal door opening through to the garage and separate Shower Room incorporating shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.
First Floor and Landing leads to five good sized Bedrooms all incorporating built-in wardrobes along with a recently refurbished Family Bathroom. Double Garage with automatic doors and car port with wooden open doors, all with power and light. Heated Swimming Pool, Summerhouse, glazed panel windows, French opening doors, pitched roof with exposed timbers and tile flooring. Gardens and Grounds of approximately 1.8 acres.
The grounds of approximately 1.8 acres are accessed off the private lane via timber gates onto a gravel driveway leading to the garaging and front entrance, providing ample parking.
The grounds are mainly laid to lawn and sweep around the property with ornamental pond, sun terraces, well stocked herbaceous and flower borders, trellising with climbing plants, arbour with roses, vegetable beds, orchard, heated swimming pool with sun terrace, summer house, all enclosed by tree and fence boundary.
Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
Council Tax band (2018/19): "G"
Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
The private lane is maintained by the Residents' Association with an annual payment of £84.00.
From the old Thanet Way, about a mile east of Whitstable, follow signs to 'Chestfield and Golf Club'. Proceed about half a mile and turn left onto 'The Drive'. Continue straight along the private lane heading straight on at the crossroads and Badgers End will be found on the right hand side at the end off the private lane.
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