Street Farm House is an elegant Georgian Grade II listed 6 bedroom residence set back from The Street. The grounds of just over 0.6 acre are divided by the driveway and includes a separate orchard totalling nearly 0.3 acre. It offers some wonderful period features and although the current owners have spent some time improving the property, it would benefit from some further refurbishment.
The accommodation is reached from the entrance door to the front, providing access to a panelled entrance hall. The drawing room is a fine room with panelled walls, inglenook fireplace with stone heath and with a secondary cast iron fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an Aga and there is a secondary sitting room which is light and has doors leading on to a terrace and garden. On the first floor there is a principal bedroom suite with fireplace, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there are three bedrooms.
Particular period features include fine wood paneling, some fine period fireplaces and stone heaths. The property offers characterful period living set within easy access of the historic market town of Sandwich.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
To the main house there is a front garden mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and bushes and beech hedging. There is a charming bridge that crosses over a small stream which in turn leads to a parking and turning area. The rear garden is decked. To the other side of the shared driveway, there is an old orchard amounting to nearly 0.3 acre. In all just over 0.6 acre.
The property is situated within a rural village which benefits from a recently built and socially active village hall and is located approximately 1.5 miles west of the historic Cinque Port of Sandwich, together with the popular seafront town of Deal, both of which offer a variety of shops, public houses, restaurants and a number of schools. Further facilities are available in the Cathedral City of Canterbury (13.5 miles) which has a modern shopping centre, a choice of schools in both the public and private sectors including Kings, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton boys and girls grammar schools, together with the University of Kent and colleges of further education. The City is also well known for its cultural interests, including the Marlowe Theatre, Gulbenkian and the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.
SPORT AND LOCAL AMENITIES
Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include; two excellent Links golf courses at Royal St Georges (the occasional home of The Open) and Princes. County cricket is available at St Lawrence, Canterbury, which also offers the Polo Farm Sports Complex for hockey, cricket, tennis and croquet. There are also lovely walks and rides over the various footpaths and bridleways in the immediate area, together with sailing on the coast.
The property sits in a rural village, less than two miles from the A257 which provides links with the A256 Eastry bypass and in turn the A2 dual carriageway, which provides straight forward road journeys to the Port of Dover and Canterbury. High Speed Rail services to London are available from Sandwich (89 mins), Deal (82 mins) and Canterbury West (56 mins).
From Canterbury take the A257 Sandwich Road towards Wingham and Sandwich. After approximately 10 miles, turn right on to the Sandwich Road, then immediately left on to Saunders Lane. Turn left on to New Street continuing on to the Marshborough Road. Pass through Marshborough and then turn left on to Oak Hill continuing on to The Street. The driveway to Street Farm House will be found on the left hand side.
Note: The location plans are for identification purposes only and should not be relied upon for accuracy. Photographs are not true depictions of fixtures and fittings. Wide angle lenses may be used. CAN170059|250417|v1