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  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms


  • Stunning and spacious one bedroom split level conversion apartment with 998 year lease
  • Unique, contemporary, spacious and light, with many original features, beams and double height ceilings
  • En suite shower room / separate bathroom / dressing room
  • Two off road parking spaces
  • Located adjacent to the historic restoration house with friends and family season ticket entry
  • Large kitchen-diner and separate lounge / secure gated access
  • Communal grounds and garden
  • A walk to quality local schools and A2/M2/M20 road links
  • A walk to the historic high street, cathedral, castle, restaurants, shops, bars, boutiques and station with high speed trains to london

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Greenleaf are proud to introduce "The Drying Loft", a stunning and unique one bedroom split-level conversion apartment, set in Woodhams Brewery adjacent to the historic Restoration House, Rochester ME1. Recently refurbished to a high quality bespoke standard throughout whilst retaining many impressive original features, this delightful property is located where hops for the original brewery were dried, and boasts space, light, style and character in abundance. The layout briefly consists of: Grand communal staircase to the front door, galleried hallway overlooking the lounge, with a few steps up to a dressing room, bedroom and en-suite; a few stairs down lead to the spacious and light lounge, bathroom, and double doors into the impressive kitchen/diner, with an imposing island separating the two areas.
Located a short walk to the Historic Dickensian High Street with its range of boutiques, bars, restaurants, famous cathedral, Norman castle, and train station with 35 minute fast trains to London, all A2/M2/M20 road links to London and coast are close by, as are quality local schools including the prestigious Kings School, and all local amenities.
We recommend viewing at your earliest convenience to fully appreciate the unique opportunity on offer here, our sales team look forward to hearing from you soon.

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide only, and are not precise. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller by separate negotiation.

Communal Hallway

Accessed via the cobbled yard behind the building is this most impressive entrance hallway, spacious and light, with grand handmade staircase leading to your front door. With refurbished wooden floor, large windows overlooking grounds, neutral decor with feature handrails and balustrades.


Beautiful galleried hallway overlooking the lounge, with "New York loft style" ambience throughout, secure entry-phone system, window to side, feature radiator, a few stairs from here lead up to the dressing room, then up to the bedroom. A few stairs down, lead into the impressive lounge, bathroom, and through to kitchen/diner.

Dressing Room

Space-saving sliding door opens into this most useful space, currently used as a dressing room and wardrobe, with window overlooking lounge, potential for use as office or further sleeping area subject to new owners desires. A few stairs from here lead up to the bedroom.


Spacious double bedroom with window to side and further windows in lofted roof area with feature beam, "old style" radiator, wooden floor and tasteful neutral decor, a few steps lead up to the en suite from here.

En Suite

Attractive and tastefully presented en suite shower room, with attractive grey slate floor tiles, and grey slate wall tiles to shower area, feature WC and basin with partial tiled surround, heated chrome towel rail, window to front of building and further window to side overlooking bedroom.


Spacious and stylish lounge, with a selection of windows to side, rear and lofted roof areas flooding the area in natural light, impressive hanging ceiling lights, original support beams, wooden floors, two feature radiators and galleried hallway to side all add to the character of this delightful room. Access from here to bathroom, double doors into kitchen/diner, and useful large storage cupboard underneath hallway stairs.


With wooden floor continuing, a lovely free standing roll top bath dominates this spacious and characterful room, with feature basin and partial wall tiles, heated chrome towel rail, window to side, and tasteful neutral decor.


Delightful double-height kitchen and dining area accessed via attractive double doors from the lounge, with a fine selection of windows to side, front and lofted roof again flooding this area with natural light. The dining area overlooks the communal grounds and gardens, and offers plenty of space for a sizeable table and chairs; a stylish island complete with built-in storage and power tower separates this open-plan area into the kitchen, original tiles adorn the wall, there's a great range of tasteful kitchen cupboards with butchers block work tops, quality "Miele" appliances including dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, AEG induction hob and self-cleaning cooker, built-in wine rack and airing cupboard, impressive hanging ceiling lights, partial wooden ceiling and wood flooring continuing. The quality combi boiler for the GCH is housed here also.

Front Of Property

Great size apartment located in the former Woodhams Brewery in the heart of historic Rochester, adjacent to the Grade 1 listed Restoration House. This development has recently been restored and refurbished to a high quality standard, with an impressive combination of modern contemporary living whilst retaining many of the original features. Access via electronic gates located on The Terrace, a cobbled courtyard leads to the off road parking for two cars, bike storage, gardens and grounds, and the communal door to the apartment. There is also bike storage, further side access, and CCTV cameras in operation.


The communal courtyard and gardens stretch up to the garden wall of Restoration House, with residents and family able to enjoy access to the house and gardens when open to the public during the summer months. Located on the grounds also are planting houses, an attractive water feature, a seated area and a pleasant expanse of lawn.


Greenleaf work closely with qualified, trusted and competitive mortgage consultants and local solicitors, enabling clients the time-saving opportunity of keeping all aspects of buying and selling a property under one roof. For this service we receive a fee of between one and two hundred pounds per referral.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Rochester 0.3 miles
  • Chatham 0.7 miles
  • St Margaret's at Troy Town CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Rochester Independent College 0.1 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Rochester 0.3 miles
  • Chatham 0.7 miles
  • St Margaret's at Troy Town CofE Voluntary Controlled Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Rochester Independent College 0.1 miles

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2nd Oct 2020 £375,000 First listed

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