Property Details


For Sale - Canterbury Road, Etchinghill, CT18 - £775,000

Front, Canterbury Road, Etchinghill, CT18

In the heart of this sought after village, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and backing onto Etchinghill's picturesque golf course, this enchanting unlisted Kentish barn conversion offers well proportioned, beautifully presented accommodation of approximately 2186 square feet with a wealth of exposed timbers throughout. To the front of the barn the original cart door opening has been replaced with full height glazing incorporating the entrance door which opens to a wonderfully atmospheric reception/dining hall set beneath a vaulted which is broken by the first floor galleried landing. Glazed double doors open to the 24'6" sitting with its cosy wood burning stove and doors opening to the garden. There is a well fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and granite worktops, separate utility room, study and guest bedroom with en-suite wet room. On the first floor the principal bedroom enjoys an en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. The third bedroom is of a particularly generous size, having originally been designed as two rooms a studwork wall could be easily reinstated to recreate the fourth bedroom. Family bathroom.

Outside the property is approached via a long driveway which leads to electronically operated gates opening to a private driveway at the rear of the house which leads to the detached garage. Beyond this the generous level garden is largely lawned, has generous decked and paved terraces providing the ideal environment for alfresco dining and a gate to the far end of the garden opens directly onto Etchinghill Golf Course.

For room sizes please refer to the floor plan.

Set in the Kent Downs, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Etchinghill enjoys a delightfully rural feeling yet remains incredibly accessible to the nearby village of Lyminge with its village store, newsagent, pharmacy, church and pubs. There is also an excellent primary school and bowls club. Also to Hythe and the larger town of Folkestone to the south (approx. 3.5 and 5 miles distant respectively) and to the North, the Cathedral City Of Canterbury (approx. 13 miles distant). Etchinghill itself enjoys a highly regarded golf course and very well thought of village pub. Bus stops are accessible where regular services to Canterbury and Hythe can be found making access to higher education facilities, both state and public schools, very simple.

The Cinque Ports Town of Hythe, provides a wide range of amenities including 4 supermarkets (including Sainsbury, Aldi and Waitrose), a bustling High Street with various independent shops, cafes and restaurants, doctors and dentists surgeries, etc., together with a selection of sports and leisure facilities including golf courses and swimming pool. The motorway network (M20, Junction 11) is within a relatively short drive from the property (approx 5 miles), providing easy access to the motorway network and the ferry port of Dover. The Channel Tunnel Terminal is within a few minutes drive. Ashford International Passenger Station, with Eurostar services to Paris and Brussels is approximately 12 miles away, mainline rail services are accessible at Folkestone including the high speed passenger service to London St Pancras with a journey time of under an hour.