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3 bed detached house for sale


Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6

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Property description

Located in Herne Common this is a must buy for the horse owner. This secluded corner site set in approx. 1 acre of mature gardens is the home for this charming restored detached family property formerly 2 cottages dating back to 1903 which is now one complete property having recently undergone extensive refurbishment and is offered for sale in its full glory with a wealth of recreational facilities. A haven for young children the gardens are creatively designed to gain maximum potential that includes 'Deadwood' which is a recreation of a western style ranch complete with a jail for naughty adults! To further the entertain you is the recently installed Plastica Belgravic wooden octagonal heated swimming pool measuring 5.5m x 3.6m and 1.3m deep. Complete with changing room. A hot tub tucked away is also available with a very handy outside WC. A private sunny and secluded patio to the rear is nicely positioned and convenient for access to the stables and paddock.
The 3 bedroom accommodation boasts a full country style fitted kitchen and a luxury style bathroom. Also featured is a full CCTV and alarm system, gas central heating and double glazing. Located on the main Herne Bay to Canterbury Road positioned on the corner of Curtis Wood Road which joins Ridgeway Road. Local public house at hand with main bus routes available. Entirely screened by trees and bushes the property maybe difficult to locate so please ask for exact directions when booking for an appointment.

Feature Canopy Porch

External Power point. Double glazed front door to

Entrance Hall (3.84m x 3.48m (12'7 x 11'5))

Recess understairs for computer etc.. Oak flooring. Radiator. Power points. Cupboard housing gas boiler for central heating and hot water. Double glazed window. Consumer unit housed in cupboard.

Inner Hall

Radiator. Oak flooring. Double built in storage cupboard. Double glazed window.


Earthware stone circular washbasin and mixer tap. Low level WC suite. Extractor unit.

Lounge (3.05m x 8.08m long (10' x 26'6 long))

Cosy room featuring a central fireplace with gas log grate remote control. 2x radiator. Double glazed windows to front, side and rear. Double glazed french doors to garden. Power points. Television point for wall mounted television.

Country Style Fitted Kitchen (3.45m x 3.89m (11'4 x 12'9))

Range of base units. Wood worksurfaces. Butler sink and mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated wine racks. Integrated Baumatic combination microwave oven. Integrated Baumatic fan assisted oven housed in brick work. Matching centre island incorporating gas 5 burner hob. Cupboards and drawers under. Large extractor unit over. TV point for wall mounted television. Open brick fireplace. Radiator. Power points. Double glazed window overlooking side garden. American fridge freezer. Stable door to utility room.

Step Upto Utility Room (2.31m x 1.73m (7'7 x 5'8))

Stable door to garden. Electric wall panel heater. Wall light . Beamed ceiling. Small storage cupboard.

Conservatory/Dining Room (3.96m x 2.92m (13' x 9'7))

(Leading off the kitchen) Wooden style. Double glazed windows. Window blinds. Radiator. Oak flooring. Bi-fold doors to patio, garden and paddock.

First Floor


Access to roof space.

Luxury Bathroom/Shower/Wc (4.04m x '2.44m (13'3 x '8))

Roll op freestanding bath with mixer taps, standing on a tiled floor area. Walk-in shower cubicle. Pedestal wash handbasin. Heated towel rail. Low level WC suite. Double glazed window. Radiator.

Bedroom (3.96m max width x 3.56m max depth (13' max width x)

Power points. Radiator. Double glazed window overlooking side garden area.

Master Bedroom (3.71m x 3.23m (12'2 x 10'7))

Double glazed window overlooking garden. Radiator. Power points. TV point for wall mounted television. Built-in wardrobes.

Dressing Room (approx 3.05m x 3.51m (approx 10' x 11'6))

(or bedroom if required) Double aspec t room with double glazed window with garden and paddock views. Modern fitted wardrobe. Radiator. Power points.


Detached Garage (3.66m x 5.49m (12' x 18'))

Power and light. Up and over door. Personal door to rear.

Wide Driveway (27.43m long (90' long))

Large Hot Tube

In woodland setting. Courtyard with wishing well. Shed.

Stable Block (8.23m x 3.66m approx (27' x 12' approx))

Lighting. Doors to paddocks.

Outside Wc

Low level WC suite and wash handbasin.

Rear Patio And Garden Area (10.67m wide x 7.92m max depth (35' wide x 26' m)

Secluded rear patio and garden area. Paddock and yard behind the stable block.

Heated Above Ground Swimming Pool

30,000 L.. 1.3m deep. Illuminated pool. Changing oom and plat room. 2 pool covers. Treehouse.

Deadwood Western Style Ranch

Tie up your horses and have a beer but beware there is a prison cell for the badly behaved children and adults.

Saloon Bar (4.57m x 4.57m (15' x 15'))

Fireplace. TV point. Electric wall heater. Adjoining

Pool Room (4.88m x 3.51m (16' x 11'6))

Bbq Area (Semi Enclosed) (3.66m x 3.35m (12' x 11'))

Lawned area for entertaining. External power points.

Jail & Wc Attached Storage Shed (storage shed 3.66m x 2.01m (storage shed 12' x 6'7)

1 Acre Plot

Total 1 acre plot surrounded by mature trees, fruit trees, lawned areas. Very private during te summer months. The property is protected by a CCTV system. Electric range gate to front driveway. Remote control external lights.

Please Note

All viewings are strictly by appointment only. In the event of your offer being made and accepted on this property, please ensure that you have proof of funds in respect of an offer letter in principle from a lending source and/or proof of funds by producing a current bank and/or building society statement(s). We shall also require the relevant information of your solicitor(s) and Estate Agents etc where applicable that have been appointed by you in order for us to process the transaction(s). Once you have provided the relevant information required this property will then be marked as sold subject to contract.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £282,992 Sales 619 Current average value £301,529 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £24,411 ▲ 8.81%

Property value data/graphs for CT6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £366,011 £299 3.3 £342,971
Semi-detached £283,338 £295 3.0 £285,585
Terraced £256,960 £288 3.0 £250,921
Flats £173,588 £255 1.7 £157,953

Current asking prices in CT6

Average: £355,644
Avg. current asking prices in CT6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £219,000
Flats £123,496
All £133,549

Current asking rents in CT6

Average: £806 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £464 pcm
£898 pcm
£1,064 pcm
£1,352 pcm
Flats £569 pcm
£739 pcm
£1,038 pcm
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All £560 pcm
£786 pcm
£1,058 pcm
£1,352 pcm

Fun facts for CT6

Highest value in CT6
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Beacon Hill £586,492
Parsonage Road £553,557
Teal Drive £542,033
Bramley Gardens £531,411
Thornden Wood Road £521,979
Highest turnover in CT6
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Pier Avenue 60.0%
Park Road 60.0%
Falcon Close 60.0%
Snell Gardens 58.3%
Maritime Avenue 53.3%

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Nearby transport

  • Herne Bay (1.4 miles)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (2.7 miles)
  • Sturry (3.0 miles)
  • Manston Airport (9.6 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (24.3 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (28.1 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (12.5 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (17.1 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (17.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Herne Church of England Junior School (0.6 miles)
  • Herne Church of England Infant School (0.7 miles)
  • Briary Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (4.7 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (5.3 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (22.9 miles)
  • Herne Bay High School (1.3 miles)
  • Spires Academy (2.4 miles)
  • Junior King's School (3.1 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,497 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 85,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,059 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£211/yr)
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Gas £49 Electricity £54 Estimated energy cost £103/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £270 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £16 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £47 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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