Description Sea house is a charming detached home dating back to the early 20th century and a fine example of the Arts & Crafts movement with Queen Anne influences. This vast property is located in a private Cul de sac location in a highly desirable coastal setting. The accomodation is both spacious and beautifully presented with an attached 2 bed annexe with its own living room fitted kitchen/diner, two double bedrooms and a shower room ideal for guests and holiday lets. As you enter on the ground floor there is a large entrance hall with door to annexe and stairs to the first floor and opens onto an impressive triple aspect family/kitchen room. This fabulous room has an attractive fire place with inset log burner, wood flooring and there is a modern fitted kitchen comprising a central island with matching drawers, integrated dishwasher, induction hob, stainless steel sink unit and marble work tops. Seperately other high quality appliances by Neff & Bosch include double oven and separate steam oven and microwave . Off the kitchen is a separate pantry/utility room with space for washing machine and dryer which in turn leads to a downstairs cloakroom. There are double doors to the front porch, side and rear which leads onto the rear garden.
Firstfloor The First floor provides a spacious master bedroom with sea views, open en suite with roll top bath and hand wash basin, feature fire place with wooden surround and slate hearth and large dressing room with fitted wardrobes. Additionally on this floor there is a family bathroom and a further three double bedrooms of which two are arranged as a reception to the front with sea view and formal dining room to the rear. Bedroom two has pleasant views over the rear garden with fitted wardrobes, tiled en suite shower with rain head attachment and separate WC. The family bathroom has a free standing roll top bath, tiled walls, walk in shower with rain head attachment, rear aspect frosted glass window and WC. There is a separate WC next to the bathroom. Stairs to 2nd floor.
Secondfloor Second floor landing has front aspect window and has a further three double bedrooms one with a dressing room/study area. There is a modern bathroom that services this floor which has a large walk in shower, WC, hand wash basin, heated towel rail and window to rear.
Outside The property is one of a handful of houses set around the edge of a private green and road. This exclusive location is made more enviable by its sea wall setting with access to the beach. The property sits on a triangular plot with a large front lawn with ample space to park several cars and in addition a double garage with light and power. To the rear the open designed garden provides lawn areas, Pergola with seating area and a large paved terrace with seating ideal for entertaining, mature borders with well stocked flower beds, a variety of small trees and a summerhouse.
Location Local amenities are on hand in Dymchurch including the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Steam railway and local shops and cafes. Excellent access to and from Hythe, Dymchurch and New Romney also have a range of educational, leisure and shopping facilities. Sailing, windsurfing and of course sea fishing are also on hand.The M20 (Junction 11) and the Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton are both about 7 miles providing easy access to both the Continent and London. High Speed Rail services are very convenient being approximately 15 miles or 30 minutes drive from Dymchurch and can get you to St Pancras London in 35 minutes from Ashford.
Historicnote. The Sea House was originally commissioned by Winston Churchill in honour of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe whom commanded Britain's Royal Navy Grand Fleet at the 1916 Battle of Jutland; the First World Wars' biggest and bloodiest battle. Jellicoe used the house as a family seaside retreat. By the 1930s the Sea House was the one time home of Russell Thorndike, creator of the infamous 18th Century Doctor Syn smuggling novels. Both he and his sister, theatre legend Dame Sybil Thorndike, describe the house in their various writings and refer often to their time here overlooking the sea within their beloved Dymchurch. The Sea House still features strongly in the bi- annual 'Day of Syn' held in Dymchurch and remains an important feature in local history.
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