A beautifully appointed farmhouse, Grade II listed, and set in a rural setting near Sandwich
This beautifully appointed farmhouse is set at the heart of an ancient farm, not far from the banks of the River Stour and close to Sandwich and Richborough Roman Fort. The house is filled with all manner of period features, alongside some modern, contemporary finishes. Together they combine to create a stylish family home.
The front door leads to a staircase hall, with boot room and cloakroom to one side. The double reception opposite has a large fireplace and extensive timbering. A second reception with similar fireplace, and a generous study are found alongside. The kitchen/breakfast room is open to the full height of the catslide roof.
The first floor has three bedrooms, all of generous proportions, one with an en suite bathroom and dressing room.
The second floor has two bedrooms, a sitting room and bathroom, making it an ideal space for children to enjoy some independence within this superb family home.
Alongside the house is a Coach House, with a large studio room or games room, generous storage, and self contained accommodation with kitchen, sitting room and bedroom and bathroom on the floor above.
This property has 0.96 acres of land.
The house sits in generous gardens, approached via electronically operated double gates leading to a parking and turning area alongisde the garage.
The well tended gardens include generous terraces alongside the house, lawns and flower and shrub borders. They also include a small paddock area and tennis court which sit adjacent to the neighbouring farmyard.
Richborough is situated to the north of Sandwich, long held as one of the finest medieval towns in England. Sandwich has all that one would expect of a thriving and prosperous town, and the property has easy access to a wide range of shops, schools and cultural attractions, both locally and in the nearby towns of Deal and Canterbury. Being close to the coast and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve, there is ample scope to enjoy the surrounding area. There are numerous quality golf courses, including Royal St Georges.
The local station offers High Speed connections to London, and the A256 joins the A2/M2 and M20/A20 at Dover. There is good access to the Continent.
From Canterbury: Take the A257 towards Sandwich. Pass over the A256 at a roundabout and as you enter the outskirts of Sandwich pass over the railway. Take the first left into Richborough Road. Pass the entrance to Richborough Castle on the right. At the junction with Whitehouse Drove fork left, and the entrance to the house is found immediately on the right hand side.Read all
- Stunning period family home in rural farmstead
- Balance of period features and contemporary finishes
- Main house, studio/games room and annexe
- Tennis Court
- Generous gardens
- 6 bedrooms (plus annexe)
- Generous reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Map & Street View
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