Boasting Over 2000 Square Feet Of Living Accommodation, Chestnut Lodge Is Situated In A Rural Lane Of Just A Handful Of Homes, On The Outskirts Of The Highly Regarded Village Of Challock.
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Boasting over 2000 square feet of living accommodation, Chestnut lodge is situated in a rural lane of just a handful of homes, on the outskirts of the highly regarded village of Challock, high on the North Downs in one of Kent's Areas of outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a thriving community with amenities which include a post office and general store, barn shop, village pub, garage, pre-school and primary school (rated by Ofsted as outstanding), playground and churches. Several footpaths and bridal paths pass through Pested Lane giving easy access to the countryside and woodland walks in and around the village.
This 5/6 bedroom lodge made of partial block built timber cladded construction is set in just under an acre of grounds, having a generous sweeping driveway for numerous cars. As you enter the lodge from a raised deck area, you find an impressive open plan kitchen / diner with matching wall and base units, built in dishwasher, Electric oven halogen hob, space for an American style fridge freezer, an island and peninsular, and a wood burning stove. The dual aspect master bedroom has patio doors that lead onto the garden, study / bedroom 6 and a family bathroom including separate bath and shower. On the other side of the property, there is a very spacious living room with fire place and another wood burning stove and double doors leading to the garden. As you walk down the corridor you will find the remaining four double bedrooms, one having an ensuite, a storage room, utility room and another bathroom. The Garden has a large swim spa, decked area, mature shrubs and lawned area. The workshop measures 15m long and the property boasts more outbuildings. Other benefits to this home is that it has oil fired under floor heating and has solar panels
The nearby villages of Wye, Chilham and Charing provide a further selection of local amenities, and being strategically placed there is easy access to Faversham, Ashford, Canterbury and Maidstone. The Cathedral City of Canterbury provides wonderful cultural interests, excellent schools in both the private and state sectors and a shopping centre. The thriving market town of Ashford has a further selection of schools including Grammar schools and retail outlets including Waitrose and John Lewis. There is also access to the M20 at Ashford, M2 at Faversham and the high speed train station to London St. Pancras in 37 minutes
There are endless possibilities with this wonderful property, either to live in, using as an Airbnb, and the possibility of building a new house / houses STPP.
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