A 1930s house now on the mar­ket is recog­nised as an ex­cel­lent ex­am­ple of the work of Kent ar­chi­tect Edgar Ranger. Homes & Liv­ing found out more.

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cup­boards in re­cesses and there is a study.

The kitchen/break­fast room has oak-style units, gran­ite work­tops and a five-ring gas range. There is a cen­tral is­land and a pantry.

The down­stairs cloak­room has orig­i­nal tiling and a wash basin in a mar­ble stand.

On the first floor, the mas­ter bed­room suite fea­tures a bay win­dow over­look­ing the gar­den, a sit­ting/dress­ing area with a bay win­dow and win­dow seat and an en suite bath­room.

Bed­room two also has an en suite and the three other bed­rooms share two fur­ther bath­rooms.

Stairs lead to the top level of the house with an ex­ten­sive at­tic area.

The charm­ing walled gar­den sur­rounds the prop­erty, with neatly ar­ranged flowerbeds, styled lawns and garages.

For in­for­ma­tion ring the agent on 01303 226622 Oakhurst is a fine ex­am­ple of the work of the ar­chi­tect Edgar Ranger. It main­tains a great deal of its orig­i­nal de­tail in­clud­ing dec­o­ra­tive moulded ceil­ings, deep cor­nices and oak pan­elling.

The im­pres­sive oak front door en­ters into a vestibule area with Art Deco dou­ble doors lead­ing through to the won­der­ful oak-pan­elled re­cep­tion hall.

Orig­i­nal Kansas red oak floor­ing ex­tends through the ma­jor­ity of the main ground floor re­cep­tion rooms.

Lat­tice win­dows fea­ture through­out the prop­erty and a beau­ti­ful oak stair­case leads to a gal­leried land­ing with five gen­er­ous dou­ble bed­rooms and four bath­rooms, two of them en suite.

Com­mu­ni­ca­tions are ex­cel­lent with the high speed and main­line rail­way sta­tion within walk­ing dis­tance of­fer­ing ser­vices to Lon­don St Pan­cras with a jour­ney time of un­der an hour.

Qual­ity girls and boys gram­mar schools are both within walk­ing dis­tance.

Ad­dress: Oakhurst, Dixwell Road, Folke­stone Price: £1.495m Agent: Smith Wool­ley

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