Live in Edwardian elegance
The Red House, Chartham Downs Road, Petham Price: OIEO £1.575 million Agent: Chesterton Humberts
With six bedrooms and eight acres of land this elegant Edwardian country house has lovely rural views. Built in 1901, its drawing room, sitting room and dining room all connect and make for a wonderful entertaining area. Features include oak stripped floors, period fireplaces, deep skirtings and picture rails. The kitchen/breakfast room has a blue Aga and there is a butler’s pantry, utility, boot room and larder. There is a double aspect study and the property has a series of cellars including one that is used as a wine cellar. From the hall an ornate oak staircase leads to a landing with matching balustrade. The large principal bedroom suite is double aspect with stunning views across the garden and along the valley towards Petham. A door leads to a dressing area and en suite. There are five further double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and some with fireplaces, together with a family bathroom. The property is in a gently elevated position, surrounded by glorious pasture and farmland. It is on the outskirts of Petham which has a primary school, village hall and church. The setting is designated as being both an area of outstanding natural beauty and also a special landscape area. Canterbury is 3.5 miles away, from where you can catch the high speed rail service and be in London St Pancras in just 56 minutes. For more information ring the agent on 01227 452780.