Buckland Lane, Staple

£845,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: rps_whh-HYT220052
  • Type: Detached House, House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Double Garage, Off Road Parking
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Bassetts, is a lovely period detached Victorian house built, we believe, around 1860.
Construction is attractive red Flemish brickwork, with soldier brick framing over double-glazed sash windows, front porch with central doorcase, under double hipped slate roof.
The current owner has much improved the property by adding a family/utility area off the existing kitchen along with a double garage.
Internally the property if is full charm and character and has retained many of its original features, to include, wide gauge latched doors, feature fireplaces and stripped flooring.

• Entrance hall, entry door, stairs to first floor, stripped wood flooring.
• Sitting room, double aspect with bi folding doors opening onto the gardens, feature fireplace with bressummer and wood Buner, stripped flooring.
• Study, brick feature fireplace, with attractive carved wood surround, and wood burner, built in cupboards into recess.
• Kitchen/breakfast family room/utility room, comprehensive range of base and walled mounted cabinets which also feature in the family/utility area, some glass fronted for display, integrated appliances, island with electric hob and ceiling extractor, complimented with granite worksurfaces and oak flooring which sweep through to the family area, along with large lantern and bi-folding doors opening on to the gardens.
• WC, hand basin.
• First floor Landing
• Master bedroom with en-suite, walk-in shower cubicle, hand basin and WC all beautifully tiled.
• Three further bedrooms, one with semi vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
• Family bathroom, white suite, with bath, WC and hand basin set in a vanity unit, tiled walls and flooring.
• Gardens and Double garage.

The property is situated in a small hamlet of Staple located in East Kent, which offers a village hall, where organisation and societies hold many interesting events and activities, to include Staple’s youth club, and Parent and Toddler prep school.
The 14th century Saxon church, St James the Great, sits to one end of the village, and the Black Pig public house/restaurant and local shop which offer everyday amenities, sits in the middle of the village along with garden centres and nurseries.
The nearby Village of Wingham is about 3 miles west with its busy high street, and offers a wider range of facilities to include post office, doctor’s dentist, primary school, and Wingham Wild Life Park.
The city of Canterbury lies about 8 miles away and offers many cultural interests, excellent shopping centre and Marlowe theatre, there’s a good choice of schools in the both private and state sectors along with girls and boys grammar schools which can also be found in Sandwich, along with colleges and universities.
Recreational facilities in and around the area include swimming pools and sports centres, the Polo Farm Sports Pavilion at Littlebourne, along with a good choice of golf courses to include Princes at Deal and the prestigious St Georges at Sandwich. Fishing and water sports can be found along the coasts.
Transport links includes a regular bus service into neighbouring town and villages. The A2 gives easy access and links into the M20, M25 and M2 motorway networks.
Railway stations can be found in Dover, Sandwich and Canterbury which operate the high-speed train service into London St Pancras.
The Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Port of Dover both offer cross channel services to the continent.

Head out of Canterbury via the New Dover Road, turn left at the traffic lights by Waitrose and follow signs for A257 Sandwich. Continue straight through the village of Littlebourne and on entering the village of Wingham, turn right just past the Dog Inn onto the Adisham Road. Then, take second left into Staple Road, keeping left and continue straight on to Staple Road when the road forks, keep right onto The Street and Bassetts will be found directly ahead on the corner of Buckland Road and Mill Lane.

The delightful enclosed gardens wrap around the property which are mainly laid to lawn, with stepping stone pathways, gazebo and storage shed, sun terrace, with oak framed pergola and trellising, perfect for BBQ’s and alfresco dining. There are mature trees and shrubs, flower borders, raised vegetable beds, all enclosed by a hedge and fenced boundary.

To the side off the property is a double garage with power and light, automatic opening doors, and gravelled drive which provide ample parking for several cars.

Services: Mains water, electricity, oil central heating, mains drainage.
Local authority: Dover District council
Council Tax Band: F

Strictly by appointment through Whitney Homes
Tel: 01303 262853

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