Charm­ing cot­tage in sought-af­ter vil­lage


Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - East Kent Property - - HOMESNEWS -

Ad­dress: Spicer Cot­tages, The Street, Ick­ham Price: £345,000 Agent: Jack­son-Stops & Staff Just five miles from Can­ter­bury, this charm­ing Grade II listed cot­tage is in the heart of one of the county’s most sought-af­ter vil­lages.

Dat­ing from the mid-19th cen­tury, the white painted brick home is packed with oo­dles of char­ac­ter.

The sit­ting room has sash panel win­dows look­ing out to the front of the house, a fea­ture fire­place and par­quet floor­ing which runs through onto the din­ing room.

The kitchen has a gas hob, elec­tric oven, stain­less steel sink and French win­dows that open to the de­light­ful gar­dens.

On the first floor is a study/ land­ing over­look­ing the back gar­den and sun ter­race. Pre­vi­ously the sec­ond bed­room, this area could re­vert back to an oc­ca­sional bed­room. The master bed­room has pretty sash win­dows and a range of built-in wardrobes. There’s also a family bath­room with a white suite and lam­i­nated floor­ing.

The gar­den is mainly laid to lawn a wealth of flower bor­ders with well stocked shrubs and plant­ing, two tim­ber stor­age sheds plus an in­su­lated tim­ber work­shop/stu­dio with elec­tric­ity. At the top of the gar­den is a sec­ond small ter­race which en­joys lovely views over the ad­join­ing farm­land.

Ick­ham is home to many fine pe­riod build­ings, a church and the pop­u­lar Duke of Wil­liam pub.The cot­tage is in coun­cil tax band C.

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