Virtual viewing available - extremely spacious home with pool, court and historic moat
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This remarkable family home offers 4,136 sq ft of unique, flexible accommodation and stylish finishes arranged over two floors.
The ground floor accommodation flows from an entrance lobby to a welcoming reception hall which continues to a grand and spacious triple aspect drawing room with wood-burning stove and two sets of double French doors leading to the side and rear gardens. The generous dining room has views over the extensive grounds and a door from here leads to a useful garden room with storage space. A study sits to the front of the house, and has a door to the rear garden.
The extensive, light-filled kitchen/breakfast room features sleek white cabinets, plentiful storage and preparation space and a central island/breakfast bar. Magnificent views around the garden from the numerous windows in this room create an incredibly bright and pleasant ambiance. The large neighbouring utility room, also provides an abundance of storage space. A boiler room and a cloakroom complete the facilities on the ground floor.
On the first floor there is a large triple aspect principal bedroom with a dressing room and generous en suite bathroom with a roll top bath, as well as a Juliet balcony. There are five further well-appointed bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room. All the rooms enjoy splendid views over the generous gardens.
This property has 2.5 acres of land.
The house is set in generous gardens, extending to about 2.5 acres in all.
A large courtyard, with mature trees and a flower bed to one side, provides ample parking space for several vehicles to the front. A covenant affects the left hand side of the courtyard. A tennis court and a large greenhouse can be found in the extensive grounds to the right of the property.
To the rear, the gardens are mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of mature trees and shrubs. Surrounding the outdoor pool is a large seating terrace, and there is space for al fresco dining on the patio adjacent to the summer house.
The garden is enclosed by a large and ancient moat, giving the house a rarely found historic setting. The moat itself is a large body of water encompassing about 0.75 acres providing a haven for wildlife.
Set in a Conservation Area, Hawe Farm House is located between the villages of Broomfield and Herne, north-east of Canterbury. Broomfield has a pub, a post office/general store and a parade of shops whilst Herne has two pubs, a post office/general store and the Ofsted Outstanding Herne C of E Infant and Junior schools. There is a network of public footpaths close to the property.
Herne Bay, Whitstable and Canterbury offer an array of cultural, leisure and shopping opportunities, and there are well regarded schools in both the private and state sectors.
Stations at Herne Bay and Canterbury link to the High Speed services to London St Pancras whilst Ashford International provides regular Eurostar services to the Continent. Ramsgate and Margate are readily accessible and access to London and beyond is via the M2/A299.
From Canterbury: Leave on the A28 Sturry Road. At the Sturry level crossing turn left on to the A291 Sturry Hill and continue along this road for approximately 4 miles until reaching Herne village. At the Smugglers Inn mini roundabout, turn right into School Lane and continue forward on to Broomfield Road then after 0.2 miles turn right into the lane opposite Hawe Farm Way, where Hawe Farm House will be found on the right-hand side.Read all
- Reception hall
- 3 Reception rooms and garden room
- Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom
- 5 Further bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room
- Swimming pool and tennis court
- Garden with summer house and greenhouse
- Courtyard parking area
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