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5 bed detached house for sale


Dukeswood, Chestfield, Whitstable CT5

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Property features

  • Detached Executive Family Home
  • Delightful Woodland Setting
  • Five Bedrooms & Two En-Suites
  • 19ft Lounge + Dining Room + Family Room + Study
  • Dining Room Boasts A Vaulted Ceiling
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room + Utility
  • Attractive Southerly Rear Garden
  • Integral Double Garage

Property description

This beautifully presented detached property is situated in an exclusive development of executive homes within an idyllic woodland setting on the edge of the village of Chestfield, offering the best of both worlds, a semi rural location yet only five miles to the Cathedral City of Canterbury and within three miles of the quaint harbour town of Whitstable and the delightful Tankerton both with lovely coastal walks. The current owner has occupied the property since the build in 1994 and has maintained to a high standard, the adaptable accommodation incorporates 19ft lounge with fireplace, the large dining room is an addition and boasts a vaulted ceiling and doors onto the rear garden a great room for entertaining and has access to the fitted kitchen/breakfast room along with the separate family room. In addition on the ground floor is a study, utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor is the master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, plus a further four bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom. The property has a good frontage, parking, double garage and to the rear is a mature garden with a high level of privacy and southerly aspect, a perfect setting for alfresco living. Bus services are available 100 yards away to nearby towns and the city of Canterbury. Chestfield mainline railway station, Sainsburys and local shops are available about 1.7 miles. Whitstable mainline station is about 2.7 miles and Canterbury West is about 4.5 miles in distant.

Entrance Hall

Front entrance door with double glazed panel and glazed side panels. Radiator. Cloaks cupboard. Thermostat control for central heating. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor. Laminate flooring.


Suite in white comprising wash hand basin and W.C with concealed cistern. Partially tiled walls. Radiator. Frosted window to front. Laminate flooring.

Lounge - 19' 6 Into Recess x 13' 10 Max (5.95m x 4.22m)

Feature brick fireplace. Window to rear overlooking garden. Two radiators. Sliding doors to dining room.

Family Room - 11' 0 Into Alcoves x 10' 9 (3.36m x 3.28m)

Radiator. Sliding doors to dining room.

Dining Room - 19' 5 x 9' 8 (5.92m x 2.95m)

Window to rear overlooking garden. French double doors to rear garden and windows to either side. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Radiator. Laminate flooring. Downlighters.

Study - 8' 4 x 8' 4 (2.54m x 2.54m)

Window to front overlooking garden. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 18' 5 x 12' 0 Narrowing To 9'0 (5.62m x 3.66m)

Matching range of wall and base units. Inset butler sink. Granite work surfaces with drainer grooves and upstands. Inset Bosch five ring gas hob, extractor hood above. Built-in Bosch fan assisted electric oven, separate Bosch combination oven. Two windows to the side overlooking garden. Radiator. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Sliding doors to dining room. Door to utility room.

Utility Room - 11' 6 x 7' 3 Max (3.51m x 2.21m)

Range of matching wall and base units also housing fuse box. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Partially tiled walls. Work surfaces. Radiator. Window to side overlooking garden. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Wall mounted gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Tiled floor. Door to side garden.


Window to front. Access to insulated and partly boarded loft with light. Radiator. Airing cupboard with shelves housing lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

Bedroom 1 - 17' 2 x 10' 8 (5.24m x 3.26m)

Two windows to front and side overlooking garden. Two Velux windows. Two radiators. Arch to dressing room.

Dressing Room

Two fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors. Window to side. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite To Bedroom 1 - 8' 6 Recess x 8' 1 Max (2.6m x 2.47m)

Suite in white, comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and separate shower unit over bath with screen to side. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard below. W.C with concealed cistern and bidet. Radiator. Tiled walls. Frosted window to rear. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Shaver point.

Bedroom 2 - 10' 0 Plus Recess x 9' 8 Plus Recess And Wardrobe (3.05m x 2.95m)

Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobes with sliding mirror fronted doors. Radiator. Laminate flooring. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite To Bedroom 2 - 6' 9 Max x 5' 5 Max (2.06m x 1.66m)

Contemporary suite in white comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with rain fall shower head and separate shower head, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with drawers below and W.C. With concealed cistern. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Frosted window to side. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Shaver point. Illuminated mirror.

Bedroom 3 - 10' 9 x 10' 0 Plus Wardrobe And Recess (3.28m x 3.05m)

Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 9' 3 x 7' 2 Plus Wardrobe And Recess (2.82m x 2.19m)

Window to rear overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom 5 - 9' 8 Plus Wardrobe x 6' 5 (2.95m x 1.96m)

Window to front overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.

Bathroom - 8' 1 Max x 6' 9 Max (2.47m x 2.06m)

Suite in white comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, separate shower unit over bath with screen to side, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard below and W.C with concealed cistern. Radiator Partially tiled walls. Frosted window to side. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Shaver point.

Integral Double Garage - 18' 1 x 17' 6 (5.52m x 5.34m)

Power and light.

Front Garden

Mainly laid to lawn with flowers, shrubs and bushes. Driveway extending to the front of the garage providing off road parking.

Side Garden - 45' 0 x 13' 0 Max (13.72m x 3.97m)

Mainly laid to paving. Fig and bay trees. Outside tap. Outside lighting. External power points. Gated pedestrian side access. Enclosed with fencing. Opening to rear garden.

Rear Garden - 54' 0 x 45' 0 (16.46m x 13.72m)

Mainly laid to lawn with flower beds, bushes and shrubs. Mature trees. Paved patio area. Timber shed. Outside lighting. External power points. Gated pedestrian side access. Enclosed with fencing and hedging.

Other Information

We understand from the Vendor that the residents maintain the grassed communal areas and for 2017 a contribution of £75.00 was paid.

Main Services

The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.


Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the kitchen and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.


The windows are of stained timber frames and double glazed sealed units.


The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Council Tax

We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band G. The amount payable under tax band G for the year 2018/2019 is £2859.90.


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Agent Notes

Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any plans or mapping and measurements are approximate, quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition. The fixtures and fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property. For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure. Printed 9th March 2018.

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Market activity
Average price paid £366,936 Sales 502 Current average value £363,438 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £19,241 ▲ 5.59%

Property value data/graphs for CT5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £454,160 £339 3.4 £461,215
Semi-detached £319,642 £356 3.0 £324,373
Terraced £319,850 £377 2.8 £331,666
Flats £222,920 £353 1.8 £224,322

Current asking prices in CT5

Average: £391,810
Avg. current asking prices in CT5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £243,622
Flats £202,838
- -
All £212,435

Current asking rents in CT5

Average: £938 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £466 pcm
£942 pcm
£1,244 pcm
£1,220 pcm
£2,752 pcm
Flats £675 pcm
£842 pcm
£1,001 pcm
£750 pcm
All £640 pcm
£867 pcm
£1,217 pcm
£1,063 pcm
£2,752 pcm

Fun facts for CT5

Highest value in CT5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Wave Crest £862,614
Molehill Road £773,931
Molehill Road £722,833
Preston Parade £717,279
Joy Lane £700,984
Highest turnover in CT5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Becket Close 57.1%
The Bridge Approach 56.2%
Priest Walk 50.0%
Britannia Avenue 50.0%
Old Farm Close 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Chestfield

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 84%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (1.4 miles)
  • Whitstable (1.9 miles)
  • Herne Bay (2.8 miles)
  • Manston Airport (12.1 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (22.6 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (27.1 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (15.0 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (17.0 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (18.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Swalecliffe Community Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Whitstable (1.9 miles)
  • Briary Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (4.1 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (5.0 miles)
  • Southend YMCA Community School (21.2 miles)
  • The Community College Whitstable (1.5 miles)
  • Herne Bay High School (2.5 miles)
  • The Archbishop's School (3.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,837 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 65,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,339 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£257/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £73 Electricity £74 Estimated energy cost £147/mo

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Energy costs explained

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

Local authority


Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £270 /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
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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