A beautifully presented & extensively updated modern detached house in a popular village.
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Honeybrook is a striking 4 bedroom detached modern house, with elevations that are of brick and rendering with exposed timber framing, beneath a tile roof. The property has been extended and extensively remodelled by the current owner and now offers wonderful, light and exceptionally well presented accommodation. The property sits in a large garden of just over 1.4 acres, with extensive parking and turning circle, garaging and bordering a stream.
Inside, the accommodation is superbly presented with numerous high quality features, including solid wood doors and architraves, strip board floors and staircase, coved cornices, double glazing, a fireplace to the drawing room and Siemens applicances to the well fitted kitchen/breakfast room. From the front, an entrance porch leads to a generous reception hall with space for a chaise longue, natural wood staircase to first floor and with doors leading to the principal ground floor rooms. These include a double aspect dining room, a good size study, a drawing room with inglenook fireplace and with a broad opening to a beautiful triple aspect garden room, which takes full advance of the delightful view across the rear garden. Also off the hall, a door leads to the kitchen/breakfast room, which is of a good size and fitted with cream units and black granite worktops, with a range of top quality appliances by Siemens. Completing the ground floor, there is a utility room and cloakroom, both of which are fitted to a high standard.
Reached off the galleried landing, there are four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The principal bedroom suite is a magnificent room, being of a good size and with double doors out on to a spacious balcony. This principal suite also benefits from a dressing room and a lavish bathroom/shower room with black gloss tiles and a Jacuzzi bath sunk on to a pedestal. There is also a guest bedroom suite with ensuite shower room, together with two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
The property is approached off the road by a five-bar gate, leading to a broad gravel parking and turning sweep. This in turn leads to the attached garaging with two double up and over doors. The remainder of the garden is of a particularly good size, being laid to lawn with a raised terrace and barbecue adjoining the rear of the property, together with various mature trees including tall conifers, evergreen screening and mature weeping willow. There is also a pond and the garden borders the stream, with a timber terrace/jetty oversailing the stream. In all just over 1.4 acres.
The property is situated in the picturesque and sought after village of Fordwich, within the Conservation Area. The River Stour, with its abundance of wildlife and amenities for fishing, walking and pleasure boats is a modern day treasure, much enjoyed by those living close by. With its many fine period buildings, two well known pubs and its reputation for being the smallest town in England, the village is a gem. Canterbury lies about three miles to the west, with its excellent shopping centre, cultural interests, amenities, good range of schools in both the public and private sectors, two universities and colleges.
SPORT AND LOCAL AMENITIES
Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include the famous Links Golf Courses at Royal St. Georges and Princes, Sandwich, sailing on the coast and at the nearby Westbere Lakes, county cricket at Canterbury and the Polo Farm Sports Complex on the Littlebourne Road, just outside of Canterbury.
The property is exceedingly well placed for access to Sturry station (0.3 mile) which offers a one-stop service to Canterbury West with its High Speed Rail service to London (St Pancras 56 mins). The property is also has road access to Canterbury and the A2 dual carridgeway, which in turn links Faversham (to the north) and Dover (to the south) with its cross-channel services.
From Canterbury, take the A28 towards Sturry and the Thanet towns. Having crossed over the Great Stour and at the beginning of Sturry village, fork right into Water Lane and immediately right into Fordwich Road. Honeybrook will be found after about 300 metres on the right 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. CAN150058|060417|v2