Milcourt is a particularly light and spacious 4 bedroom detached house, believed to date from the 1950s and with elevations that are of brick, beneath tile. The property benefits from an in and out driveway to the front, providing excellent parking, together with a landscaped garden to the rear, which gently slopes to woodland.
The property is reached from the road by an in and out driveway leading to the entrance porch. From here, doors lead to the principal reception rooms, including a double aspect sitting room, a dining room which leads on a triple aspect conservatory and a double aspect kitchen/breakfast room. Off the kitchen/breakfast room, there is also a useful larder/utility room, whilst completing the ground floor there is a cloakroom.
On the first floor there is an excellent principal bedroom suite, with windows to the front and rear, fitted cupboards and door to an ensuite shower room. There is a further guest bedroom suite, again with ensuite shower room and fitted cupboards. There are two additional bedrooms (double and a generous single) both with built-in cupboards, together with a family bathroom, with the majority of first floor rooms overlooking the rear garden and providing a pleasant outlook.
The property has been extremely well maintained by the current owner with partial parquet flooring to the ground floor, sealed unit double glazing, cavity wall insulation and gas central heating with a Worcester boiler.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
The property is approached from the lane by a driveway with ample parking and leading to an attached tandem garage with electric up and over door and courtesy door giving access to the rear garden. The garden to the front mainly consists of the parking area, together with various shrubs, bushes and evergreens. To the rear, the garden is a particular feature of the property, consisting of a paved terrace adjoining the house, with steps leading to the gently sloping lawn. This has been divided in two by a fence and adjoins woodland to the rear. There is a further circular terrace embedded within the lawn, together with a summerhouse. In addition to the lawn, there are a number of mature trees, evergreens and bushes.
The property is situated towards the top of an escarpment and is within four miles of the City Centre. Canterbury itself offers a modern shopping centre, together with boutique shops along the Kings Mile. It also offers an excellent range of schools in both the public and private sectors, including Kings, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton boys and girls grammar schools. Local amenities are available in the nearby village of Chartham, which lies just over a mile away to the south. The Marlowe and Gulbenkian theatres are both nearby.
SPORT AND LOCAL AMENITIES
Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include golf at Scotland Hills and county cricket at St Lawrence in Canterbury, sailing on the coast, pleasant walks and rides over the nearby footpaths and bridleways in the vicinity, together with the renowned Polo Farm Sports Club in Canterbury, for cricket, hockey, tennis and croquet.
With the A2 dual carridgeway being within two miles, this offers an excellent road service to the M2 at Brenley Corner and the Port of Dover. The property is also well placed for access into Canterbury with its two mainline railway stations, including Canterbury West which offers the High Speed Rail to London (St Pancras 53 mins).
From Canterbury take the A28 towards Ashford and follow the road for about 3 miles, having crossed over the A2. Immediately after crossing over the railway bridge, turn right on to Howfield Lane. Follow this road for just under 1 mile and Milcourt is the third house on the right hand side.
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