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£1,250,000

Kingsdown Park, Tankerton, Whitstable CT5

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Property description

A substantial and imposing detached house enjoying a private and secluded position set back from one of Tankerton’s premier roads, just 325 metres from Tankerton seafront. Park Cottage is ideally positioned for access to both Tankerton and Whitstable, highly regarded schools, and Whitstable station (0.8 of a mile distant).The current owners have undertaken a major programme of extension and remodelling, which has produced a truly magnificent family home offering spacious and versatile accommodation totalling approximately 2729 sq ft (254 sq m), finished to an exceptional standard throughout.The ground floor is flooded with natural light and comprises an entrance hall, sitting room, a superb kitchen/dining/living room with two sets of bi-folding doors opening to the garden, a study, gym, utility room, play room and a cloakroom. The first floor is arranged to provide five double bedrooms and four bathrooms, including a generous master bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe.The beautifully landscaped rear gardens extend to 70ft x 60ft (21m x 18m) and enjoy a South Easterly aspect. To the front, a pair of electronically operated gates from Kingsdown Park (West) open to thoughtfully planted gardens incorporating a sweeping gravel driveway, which provides parking for a number of vehicles and access to a detached garage.

Location
Kingsdown Park (West) is a sought after tree lined avenue ideally positioned for access to local shopping facilities on Tankerton Road, Tankerton Slopes, the beach and local bus routes. Whitstable’s fashionable and charming town centre boasts an array of delicatessens, restaurants and boutique shops and you can meander through the town’s historic alleyways leading to Whitstable’s beautiful coastline and working harbour with fish markets. Located between Whitstable and Tankerton is Whitstable Castle, offering a wide range of social and cultural events along with its now celebrated ‘Regency’ style gardens. Whitstable mainline railway station (0.8 of a mile distant) provides frequent services to London (Victoria) with a journey time of approximately 80 minutes. The high speed Javelin service provides access to London (St Pancras) with a journey time of approximately 73 minutes. The A299 provides a dual carriage way link to the M2/A2 giving access to the Channel ports and motorway network.

Accommodation
The accommodation and approximate measurements are:

Ground floor

• Reception Hall (7.11m x 4.90m (23'4" x 16'1"))
at maximum points

• Sitting Room (4.19m x 3.75m (13'9" x 12'4"))

• Kitchen/Dining/Living Room (12.45m x 5.54m (40'10" x 18'2"))

• Play Room (3.39m x 3.33m (11'1" x 10'11"))

• Study (5.05m x 4.45m (16'7" x 14'7"))

• Gym (3.76m x 3.33m (12'4" x 10'11"))

• Utility Room (3.26m x 1.85m (10'8" x 6'1"))

• Cloakroom

First floor

• Landing (7.10m x 2.47m (23'3" x 8'1"))
at maximum points.

• Master Bedroom (3.96m x 3.66m (13'0" x 12'0"))

• En-Suite Bathroom (4.01m x 2.51m (13'2" x 8'3"))

• Dressing Area (2.49m x 1.42m (8'2" x 4'8" ))

• Bedroom 2 (3.95m x 3.40m (13'0" x 11'2"))

• En-Suite Shower Room (2.08m x 1.70m (6'10" x 5'7"))

• Bedroom 3 (3.96m x 3.05m (13'0" x 10'0"))

• En-Suite Shower Room (2.08m x 1.96m (6'10" x 6'5"))

• Bedroom 4 (3.40m x 3.35m (11'2" x 11'0"))

• Bedroom 5 (3.61m x 3.18m (11'10" x 10'5"))

• Bathroom (3.38m x 2.31m (11'1" x 7'7"))

Outside

• Garage (3.73m x 2.59m (12'3" x 8'6"))

• Rear Gardens (21.34m x 18.29m (70' x 60'))

• Front Gardens & Driveway (24.38m x 18.29m (80' x 60' ))

Specification

Kitchen
• Cream shaker style units with black granite work surfaces
• Integrated double oven
• Integrated fridge/freezer
• Integrated dishwasher
• Integrated wine cooler
• Five burner gas hob

Bathrooms
• Contemporary white suites
• Travertine tiling to floors and shower enclosures

Windows & Doors
• High performance powder coated aluminium windows
• High performance powder coated external doors
• Oak internal doors

Electrical
• Recessed LED lighting throughout
• Cat 5 cabling
• Brushed chrome fascia plates to electrical outlets

Heating
• Worcester Bosch gas fired boiler supplying hot water and central heating
• Zone controlled underfloor heating to ground floor
• Radiators to first floor
• Ladder rack heated towel warmers to all bathrooms
• Cast iron wood stove to living area

Security
• Intruder alarm system
• Telephone entry system
• External security lighting
• Electronically operated gates to driveway

Services
The property benefits from all mains services

Agent’s Note:
Planning consent was granted in November 2013 for the erection of a new single-storey detached double garage, granted under reference ca/13/01302/ful (subject to conditions).

Council Tax
We are advised by the Valuation Office () that the property is currently within Council Tax Band F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2016/2017 is £2,241.79.

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Market activity
Average price paid £347,769 Sales 552 Current average value £355,737 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £20,795 ▲ 6.21%

Property value data/graphs for CT5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £450,599 £334 3.4 £439,940
Semi-detached £312,768 £345 3.0 £307,958
Terraced £309,243 £373 2.8 £331,486
Flats £208,608 £328 1.8 £197,315

Current asking prices in CT5

Average: £382,500
Avg. current asking prices in CT5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £199,995
(1)
£264,898
(82)
£353,800
(109)
£497,930
(55)
£788,786
(26)
Flats £197,611
(9)
£259,123
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All £197,850
(10)
£263,467
(109)
£353,800
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£497,930
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£788,786
(26)

Current asking rents in CT5

Average: £914 pcm
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Houses - £971 pcm
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£1,078 pcm
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£1,798 pcm
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£787 pcm
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£897 pcm
(1)
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All £623 pcm
(3)
£869 pcm
(18)
£1,048 pcm
(6)
£1,798 pcm
(1)
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Terrys Lane 53.3%
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Nearby transport

  • Whitstable (0.5 miles)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (1.2 miles)
  • Herne Bay (3.3 miles)
  • Manston Airport (13.3 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (20.7 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (28.5 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (16.3 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (18.8 miles)
  • Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing (20.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Whitstable (0.2 miles)
  • Westmeads Community Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Endowed Church of England Junior School (0.7 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (6.0 miles)
  • Canterbury College (6.4 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (6.9 miles)
  • The Community College Whitstable (0.8 miles)
  • Herne Bay High School (3.1 miles)
  • Fairlight Glen Independent Special School (3.5 miles)
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