An excellently presented and extensively updated and improved semi detached Edwardian family home with amazingly deceptive accommodation including a bespoke hand made kitchen, off road parking, detached garage and large garden.
Tenure: Freehold Situation
St Zita is set back from the road within level walking distance of all village amenities. Elham is surrounded by unspoilt countryside being rightly designated as part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty over which there is a wealth of public footpaths, bridle ways and cycle routes. The village affords a good range of amenities including a General Stores, Tea Rooms, Primary School, Doctors' Surgery, three Public Houses, one containing a Post Office facility, two Churches and thriving Village Hall, together with floodlit tennis courts. There is a regular bus service running through the centre of the village giving access, to the north, to the Cathedral City of Canterbury and, to the south, the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone. These offer excellent shopping, recreational and educational facilities, including Grammar Schools and Universities, together with high speed mainline train services to London taking under the hour to St Pancras. Just a little... The Property
This Edwardian house has been extensively updated and improved throughout by the current owners and is now a stylish and comfortable family home. It is quite deceptive in size with all the rooms being surprisingly generous and light. Laid out over three floors it offers versatile accommodation with the first floor having a superb master bedroom with an en-suite shower room; plus two further bedrooms one of which benefiting from some lovely views. The ground floor entrance hall leads to a sitting room with a charming fireplace and fitted wood burning stove, a family/dining room or further reception room and a good size family bathroom. The lower ground floor is indeed a beautiful surprise with its bespoke fitted kitchen with Karndean flooring, oak worktops, large island with granite top and circular oak butchers block, integral dishwasher and microwave oven; having been constructed and installed by the highly regarded local family company 'Thoroughly Wood'. A generous... Covered Entrance & Hallway Sitting Room
Approx. 12' 6'' x 11' 3'' (3.81m x 3.43m) Family Room
Approx. 11' 11'' x 8' 10'' (3.63m x 2.69m) Family Bathroom
Approx. 7' 11'' x 7' 10'' (2.41m x 2.39m) Kitchen/Dining Room
Approx. 26' 7'' x 14' 5'' (8.10m x 4.39m) Utility Room
Approx. 9' 1'' x 5' 9'' (2.77m x 1.75m) max. Galleried Landing Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room
Approx. 15' 2'' x 12' 5'' (4.62m x 3.78m) O/A Bedroom Two
Approx. 11' 4'' x 8' 0'' (3.45m x 2.44m) Bedroom Three
Approx. 8' 5'' x 8' 4'' (2.56m x 2.54m) Outside
Thoughtfully designed landscaped gardens extend out to the rear of the property offering some lovely areas from which to appreciate the spectacular views of the pretty Elham Valley. A shingle cottage style garden interspersed with planted beds beckons you to continue down to the neatly shaped lawn with its pretty flower borders and brick built patio. A few steps lead to a delightful raised al fresco dining area and further lawn, vegetable garden and a concrete base ideal for a greenhouse or shed. At the end of the garden is a detached garage, with rear access and ample space for storage. The front of the property is primarily allocated to off road parking with a pedestrian gate giving access down the side of the property to the rear garden. Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. Oil fired central heating with wood burning stove to the sitting room. Various integrated appliances to remain in the kitchen, including the american style fridge freezer, however, the Electric Rayburn is available under separate negotiation. Full double glazing. Fully boarded loft space with descending ladder.