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5 bed detached house for sale


Shottendane Road, Birchington, Kent CT7

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Property features

  • Detached 1920's Villa
  • Five / Six Bedrooms
  • Council Tax Band E
  • Two / Three Receptions
  • Additional Study
  • Two Conservatories
  • Kitchen & Utility Room
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Additional Cloakroom
  • Vast Grounds & Workshop

Property description

A rare opportunity to own a piece of History as well as an impressive period home situated within a semi rural location close to Birchington Village. Two Chimneys House is full of period charm & character thought to date back to circa 1920. Boasting some wonderful history such as the land was originally owned by the famous Hunter & Explorer family Powell-Cotton of Quex House, Park & Museum. The house itself was built in the same era as the Winter Gardens was being refurbished and now appears that some of these wonderful features found their way into Two Chimneys House for example the unique and beautiful wooden doors found throughout the house to an original beam from Margate Life Boat with the Oar Rests still in tact! Two Chimney's House offers great versatility in terms of the configuration of rooms and is currently used as a five bedroom home, three reception rooms, study, two conservatories, utility room, cloakroom, bathroom & additional shower room. The ground here are vast with access via a private driveway, parking for approximately 6 vehicles and a workshop with separate office area. This home really is impressive and should be top of your viewing list if you are looking for charm, period features and a quite life! Please contact Cooke & Co to book your accompanied viewing today or visit our website for more information

Hallway (12'2'' x 11'0'' (3.71m x 3.35m))

Via original wooden and glazed front door into hallway. Original staircase leading to first floor with Barley Twist spindles. Radiator. Sash window to front. Beamed ceiling. Electric thermostat. Picture rail. Power points. Phone point. Doors to;

Study (11'1'' x 8'7'' (3.38m x 2.62m))

Sash window to front. Phone point. Beamed ceiling. Radiator. Picture rail. Power points. Glazed French doors to;

Utility Room (17'8'' x 6'6'' (5.38m x 1.98m))

Single glazed window to front. Worksurfaces with inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer taps. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Space for fridge / freezer. Space for chest freezer. Power points. Double glazed UPVC door to garden.

Third Reception / Bedroom Six (14'3'' x 12'3'' (4.34m x 3.73m))

Sash window to side. Window to rear. Picture rail. Original beam with original oar rests from Margate Lifeboat. Power points. Radiator. Door to;

En-Suite Shower Room

Modern suite in white comprising fully tiled shower unit with mains powered shower. Wash hand basiin set into vanity unit with cupboards under. Low level WC. Tiled walls. Non slip flooring. Extractor.

Lounge (18'4'' x 16'0'' into bay (5.59m x 4.88m into bay))

Sash Bay window to rear. Radiator. Feature brick fireplace. Picture rail. Beamed ceiling. Power points. Radiator. Door to;

Conservatory (18'1'' x 16'0'' (5.51m x 4.88m))

Brick built conservatory with UPVC double glazed window to side and rear. Vaulted Victorian style tinted glass ceiling. Electric remote controlled blinds. Under flooring heating. Radiator. TV point. Air conditioning unit. UPVC door to rear garden.

Breakfast Room (12'9'' into fireplace x 12'3'' (3.89m into firepla)

Sash window to front. Power points. Feature brick fireplace with Aga. Beamed ceiling. TV point. Picture rail. Door to;

Kitchen (20'1'' x 8'1'' (6.12m x 2.46m))

Modern kitchen with a selection of matching wall and base units with complementing worksurfaces. Inset stainless steel one and half sink bowl unit with mixer taps. Radiator. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge and freezer. Gas hob with extractor. Double electric eye level oven. Tiled walls. Tiled flooring. Breakfast bar. Power points. Door to;


Cupboard housing electric fuse box. Wall mounted boiler supplying central heating. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Tiled walls. Door to;


Sash window to side. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Tiled walls. Tiled flooring.

Conservatory (19'5'' x 9'7'' (5.92m x 2.92m))

UPVC double glazed conservatory with windows to front, rear and side. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Sliding patio doors to side. Double glazed door to rear. Power points.

First Floor Landing

Single glazed window to front. Original sliding doors to storage area with shelving. Access to loft space. Doors to;

Bedroom One (17'7'' x 12'6'' (5.36m x 3.81m))

Sash window to rear and side. Radiator. Power points. TV point.

Bedroom Two (16'4'' into bay x 12'8'' (4.98m into bay x 3.86m))

Sash Bay window to rear, radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Three (12'9'' x 12'5'' (3.89m x 3.78m))

Sash window to front. Power points. Radiator.

Bedroom Four (12'5'' x 9'8'' (3.78m x 2.95m))

Single glazed window to rear. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Five (12'7'' x 10'11 (3.84m x 3.33m))

Sash window to front and side. Radiator. Power points.

Bathroom (8'11 x 7'1'' (2.72m x 2.16m))

Suite comprising panelled bath. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower. Tiled walls. Radiator. Two sash windows to front.

Front Garden

Entrance to property via a private driveway with double gates. Set back form the road and secluded. Mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees, bushes and mature shrubs. Off street parking for three cars. Enclosed with brick walls. Gate providing access to rear garden. Further driveway to the side of the property leading to;


There is additional parking for approx. 3 vehicles to the rear of the property and the driveway continues around to the rear with double gates providing an exit to the side as well as to the front.


There is a large workshop with power and lighting. Door to additional study room with power and light.

Rear Garden

The secluded rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area. Greenhouse. Timber shed. Raised flower borders with a variety of trees, bushes and mature shrubs. Gate providing access to the front of the property and gates providing access to the rear driveway and workshop. Enclosed with brick walls and conifer trees.

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Market activity
Average price paid £275,980 Sales 244 Current average value £300,906 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £20,589 ▲ 7.34%

Property value data/graphs for CT7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £409,302 £296 3.4 £388,743
Semi-detached £275,350 £289 2.9 £272,742
Terraced £230,973 £251 2.7 £233,792
Flats £180,281 £285 1.9 £169,963

Current asking prices in CT7

Average: £291,296
Avg. current asking prices in CT7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £164,506
Flats £100,928
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All £100,928

Current asking rents in CT7

Average: £599 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £949 pcm
- -
Flats - £624 pcm
- - -
All - £624 pcm
£949 pcm
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Gainsboro Road 54.5%
Barrows Close 50.0%
Edenfield 50.0%
Brandon Way 47.1%
Lyell Road 46.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Westgate-on-Sea (1.1 miles)
  • Birchington-on-sea (1.5 miles)
  • Margate (2.2 miles)
  • Manston Airport (1.7 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (30.9 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (33.0 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (4.5 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (16.6 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (17.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Crispin's Community Primary Infant School (0.7 miles)
  • St Saviour's Church of England Junior School (1.0 mile)
  • Birchington Church of England Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • The King's School Canterbury (12.2 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (12.2 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (29.7 miles)
  • Ursuline College (0.8 miles)
  • King Ethelbert School (0.9 miles)
  • Hartsdown Academy (1.9 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,780 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 64,950
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,337 /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 £33/mo (£392/yr)
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Gas £73 Electricity £74 Estimated energy cost £147/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: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £203 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

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 £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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