An impressive former farmhouse set within a small gated development within the heart of Gillingham, conveniently located within a short walk of the High Street, Waitrose supermarket and mainline train station (Exeter - London/Waterloo). The farmhouse was originally built circa 1890 and then renovated and extended during 2008 by Wilton Homes creating the showpiece property on this delightful development. The house is presented in exceptional order throughout enjoying spacious living accommodation including a light and airy sitting room with double doors opening to a walled garden, large kitchen/diner, downstairs study, utility room, cloakroom, family bathroom and four bedrooms with the master bedroom and en-suite having its own staircase. There is also a double garage, attractive private garden, gas central heating, double glazed windows and visitor parking within the grounds of the development.
LOCATION: Gillingham town lies just south of the A303 and offers a range of day to day facilities including Waitrose, Asda and Lidl supermarkets, pharmacy, post office, doctors’ surgery, public houses and cafes. Gillingham enjoys a mainline railway station serving London Waterloo (2 Hours) and is located just 4 miles from the A303 giving access to the South West and London via the M3, whilst the A350 provides access to the coast. The area provides a number of highly regarded state and private, primary and secondary schools and numerous recreational and sporting opportunities including, golf, horse riding, gyms and sports centres nearby.
Front door to:
ENTRANCE HALL: Double height area with stairs rising to first floor mezzanine with door to master bedroom and feature exposed brickwork and doors to cloakroom, sitting room and kitchen.
CLOAKROOM: Wash basin unit with semi recess basin, low level WC, radiator and double glazed window.
SITTING ROOM: 14’8” x 14’4” A light and airy room with double glazed French doors opening onto a patio enjoying an outlook over the walled garden, dual aspect double glazed windows and two radiators.
KITCHEN/DINER: 30’9” x 12’9” This is the social hub of the house with a modern open plan design. Inset 1¼ bowl stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, further range of matching wall and base units with working surface over, space for dishwasher, original fireplace (blocked) with space for 900mm cooker, breakfast bar peninsular, double glazed window to front aspect, smooth plastered ceiling with downlighters and dining area with two radiators, smoke detector, double glazed windows to front and rear aspects, walk-in storage cupboard, door to front second staircase to first floor and door to:
UTILITY ROOM: 9’6” x 6’7” (irregular shape, approximate measurement) Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard below, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled floor, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect and doors to garage and rear garden.
STUDY: 7’6” x 6’8” Double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator and understairs cupboard.
From the kitchen/diner second staircase to first floor.
LANDING: Airing cupboard housing gas boiler, shelf for linen and smooth plastered ceiling with smoke detector.
BEDROOM 2: 12’11” x 12’1” Attractive cast iron fireplace, dual aspect double glazed windows, fitted shelving and radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 11’ x 8’6” Cast iron feature fireplace, radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.
BEDROOM 4: 8’11” (max) x 6’11” Radiator, hatch to loft and double glazed window to front aspect.
BATHROOM: Panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point, extractor fan, downlighters and double glazed window.
From the entrance hall stairs to mezzanine landing with smoke detector and door to the master bedroom.
BEDROOM 1: 12’1” x 10’1” Double glazed window overlooking the garden, radiator and door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Large shower cubicle with sliding door, wash basin, low level WC, extractor fan, mirrored cabinet, radiator and double glazed window.
There is an attractive courtyard style garden to the front with a paved pathway and loose stones ideal for pots and tubs. A side gate gives access to the side and rear gardens with a paved patio leading to lawn with established shrubs and flower borders all enclosed by a high wall. A gravel and paved pathway extends to the rear with a raised railway sleeper border.
DOUBLE GARAGE: 17’8” x 17’2” An attached double garage with electric up and over door, light and ladder giving access to useful loft storage.
COMMUNAL GARDEN: From the road the development is approached via electric gates with security panel which opens to a large courtyard with visitor parking. The area is well lit and planted with various shrubs and partly laid to gravel. There is a monthly charge of £40.00 for the upkeep of the grounds, lighting, maintenance of garden and electric gates.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage, gas central heating and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: E
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.
This is a Freehold property.