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£ 350,000 for sale in Alkham
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£ 350,000

for sale in Alkham

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Alkham, South EastUpdated 3 months ago

VILLAGE, COUNTRY & COASTAL - If you enjoy outdoor living this attractive well presented Grade I I listed detached cottage offers a host of leisure and recreational options on the doorstep. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the surrounding countryside is perfect for enjoying long walks, cycle trails and horse riding also with easy access to the coastal towns of Folkestone, Dover and Deal for those keen on watersports. This characterful cottage offers a deceptively spacious ground floor layout including a sitting room with exposed beams and open fireplace, separate dining room, country style kitchen with extensive fitted units and integral appliances and bright conservatory overlooking the delightful gardens to the rear. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms,the master being 18’7 x 13’10 and a modern family bathroom. Outside a driveway to the rear leads to a parking area for two large vehicles (space to add garage Subj. Perm.) with adjacent well stocked cottage gardens including a tiled patio area and useful garden shed. For those with equestrian interests there are two livery yards nearby and miles of hacking out on the Alkham Valley.

THE PROPERTY: AGENTS NOTE: There is limited head height in the kitchen, so any person over 5ft 10' will find this area to be slightly restrictive to move around in comfortably.
A tidy and individual Grade II listed detached cottage surrounded by mature trees and bushes situated in a glorious location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This attractive home includes on the GROUND FLOOR a cosy sitting room, measuring 13'10 x 11'3, with original feature beams and open fireplace leading to the country style kitchen with an extensive range of fitted units and integrated appliances. In addition, there is a separate dining room which measures 16'5 x 6'10 and a bright conservatory, measuring 13'1 x 7'1, overlooking the delightful rear garden.
On the FIRST FLOOR there are two bedrooms, the master measuring 18'7 x 13'10, together with a contemporary three piece bathroom.

LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS: The property is situated in the Alkham Valley,a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,in the village of Alkham which offers a range of amenities as well as two large livery yards, a village hall,garden centre/Tack Shop and Feed supplier as well as a popular gastro pub 'The Marquis of Granby' which is in walking distance of the property.There are local amenities and primary schools the villages of Temple Ewell and River with a mainline railway station at Kearnsey. For a wider range of local amenities the village of Hawkinge is in convenient driving distance with shops, primary school and Doctors surgery plus Community Hall with regular clubs.The coastal town of Folkestone is situated around 6 miles away with bathing beach and watersports plus shopping,restaurants with easy access to the Eurotunnel to the continent.The M20 and A2/M2 motorways are both within convenient driving distance as is the Cathedral City of Canterbury.The high speed rail link to London and St Pancras can be accessed either via Folkestone West or Folkestone Central stations in a journey time of around 60 minutes.

GARDENS & PARKING: The property is located on a spacious corner plot approached off a lane with pedestrian gate to the front and parking area located at the end of the rear garden large enough to accommodate two 4WD vehicles also with potential to erect a garage (subject to permissions). The secluded well stocked cottage gardens are a feature of the property wrapping around the side and rear including a tiled patio and useful garden shed.

HELPFUL WEBSITES: We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase: | | | - | |

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Dover District Council
SERVICES: Private drainage,mains water,electric,gas central heating
EPC: Not applicable as the property is Grade 2 listed.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors’ Agent - Celia Ransley
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
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DISCLAIMER: All prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused to themselves or personal belongings or property.
By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.

DIRECTIONS: Proceed southbound on the M20 and come off at Junction 13 at the Roundhill Tunnel where the road becomes the A20, Take the next exit (after exiting the tunnel), which is the A260 to Canterbury and Folkestone, At the roundabout take the first exit onto White Horse Hill A260,Turn left onto Alkham Valley Road and drive around 3 miles into Alkham Village and the property after will be found on the left up the hill just after Pub/Restaurant The Marquis of Grandby and on the left handside of the short bend (drive slowly as the access lane comes up quickly).Drive up the access lane around 25 metres and on the right there is a parking space for 2 cars and access to the rear of the property and garden.

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