Senior Director, Estate AgencyCanterbury Estate Agents
Built in 1930, The White House is a superbly located family home. The property occupies a sought after edge-of-village location, in easy reach of the facilities of Wye as well as the glorious surrounding countryside. The house retains many of the features of the period and provides a well arranged and practical family home.
An arched front door opens to a porch, with a double-glazed door beyond leading to the entrance hall. The triple aspect sitting room is to the left and is the depth of the house with a pair of doors, which lead out to the garden, set either side of the fireplace. A useful study sits to the middle of the house and the dining room is a generous double aspect room with a fireplace.
To the rear of the house is the kitchen, which is a good size and fitted with a range of wooden wall and floor units. There is ample space for a table; bi-fold doors open into a stunning garden room. Together they provide an excellent family space which is flooded with light. A laundry/utility room and boot room/further utility provides plenty of storage and has doors leading to the front and back.
An original staircase, with wooden bannisters and pretty newel posts, rises to the first floor where there are three well-proportioned double bedrooms with the fourth and fifth bedrooms currently providing a dressing room and a study. The family shower room has been recently re-fitted with a smart wet room style shower, fitted sink cabinet and under floor heating. There is a further shower room.
On the second floor there is a further large double bedroom with access to eaves storage, as well as a large family bathroom with a separate shower unit. Together these provide a comfortable principal bedroom suite.
The attached annexe has two bedrooms, a kitchenette and a cloakroom, and is ideal for use as guest accommodation or for additional family members. It has most recently been used as a physiotherapy practice and provides a superb space for similar.
This property has 0.6 acres of land.
The large gardens are a wonderful feature of the house giving space and privacy. A driveway leads to the front of the house and which provides plenty of parking for several vehicles, while the front gardens have an area of lawn, bordered hedgerow and a variety of mature trees.
The beautiful garden to the rear includes an area of paved terracing, pristine lawns and established trees, shrubs and hedgerows to its borders.
Wye offers an excellent range of local services and shops, a regular farmers market and a station. Comprehensive shopping, education and leisure facilities can be found in both Ashford and Canterbury. There are excellent private and state sector schools in the area; Wye Primary School is highly regarded, as is the Free School (secondary); Spring Grove and Ashford schools are nearby.
Road communications are excellent with access to the M20 close by. Ashford International provides High Speed services to London St Pancras from around 36 minutes. The area has good access to the Continent.
From Canterbury: Leave on the A28 (Wincheap) away from the city centre. After 1.5 miles, take the second exit at the roundabout to stay on the A28 and continue for a further 3.5 miles. After passing Chilham station, take the first turning on the left, remaining on the A28, and after a further 2 miles, turn left onto The Street. Continue for 2.5 miles, into Wye, and at the junction turn left onto Scotton Street. The property will be found on the left-hand side.Read all