Lympne Hill, Hythe, Kent, CT21
£865,000 Price Guide
A charming and extremely comfortable 4 bedroom family home with wonderful views across the marsh towards the English Channel, offering spacious well planned accommodation including a separate games room /studio, good sized garden and swimming pool.
- Charming detached house
- Popular location
- Spacious, well planned accommodation
- Separate games room/studio
- Good sized garden
- Swimming Pool
- Viewing recommended
Rose Cottage is set on the outskirts of the highly sought after village of Lympne, offering popular local primary school, church and historic castle. Hythe, about 3 miles away, offers a wide range of shopping facilities, including a Waitrose and Sainsburys store, restaurants and local amenities in addition to an extensive range of sporting clubs including tennis, cricket, sailing, golf and bowls. Lympne is well appointed for access to the M20 motorway, about 2 ½ miles away, giving access to London and the M25 orbital. There is a mainline railway station within a few minutes drive at Westernhanger or Sandling, both offering services to London Charing Cross. The high speed link to London St Pancras can be joined at either Ashford or Folkestone. Rose Cottage is situated on Lympne Hill in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with far reaching views across the marsh towards the English Channel beyond.
The property is believed to stand on the site of the old woodmans cottage to Lympne Castle and is built of brick under a Kent Peg tiled roof and now benefits from uPVC sealed unit windows. This charming family home has been extensively extended over the past twenty years to create spacious well planned accommodation, whilst embracing the character of the property. Additions include two double bedrooms with en-suites, a utility lobby and a new garden room.In 2004 a games/studio room was added above the garage and creates a superb open plan area with kitchenette and shower room (separately metered).Rose Cottage stands in about 0.846 acres of garden which runs mainly to the west of the property and is bordered by woods. Facing south to the side of the property is a large heated swimming pool with summerhouse, changing area and studio. Again wonderful views can be enjoyed from the terrace surrounding the pool
Enclosed Entrance Porch
With uPVC sealed unit casement doors, wall light point, quarry tiled floor.
Built in cloaks cupboard with double doors, hanging, shelf and storage over, understairs shelved cupboard, 2 radiators, engineered oak flooring.
Corner shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., Dimplex heater, ladder radiator/towel rail, tiled splashbacks.
Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, flagstone hearth and timber bressumer beam over, block parquet floor, decorative boxed radiator, T.V. Point, 4 wall light points, recessed downlighters, uPVC sealed unit casement doors to garden, double half glazed doors to garden room.
Through Sitting/Dining Room
Fireplace with log burning stove, timber mantle and flagstone hearth, lovely uPVC sealed unit bowed window with views towards the sea, radiator, boxed radiator with feature book shelves over, T.V. Aerial point, double casement doors to terrace and garden engineered oak flooring.
Attractive feature hard wood sealed unit windows and vaulted ceiling, ceramic tiled floor, 2 wall light points, bi-fold doors to terrace and garden.
With Bespoke oak units incorporating butlers sink with Victoria style mixer tap, set in wood worksurface with cupboard and Bosch dishwasher under, further oak worksurfaces with cupboards, drawers and shelves under. Smeg 5 ring induction range with double oven, oak dresser unit with leaded light glass display shelves and cupboards below, space for upright fridge/freezer, walk in pantry with shelves, light and terracotta tiled floor, Camray oil fired boiler, ceramic tiled floor, telephone point, recessed downlighters.
With plumbing and space for washing machine, uPVC sealed unit door to garden.
With hatch and loft ladder to insulated roof space, recessed downlighters, small study area, built in linen cupboard with hot water tank and electric immersion heater fitted, Potterton time controls for central heating and hot water, radiator.
Vaulted ceiling with large Velux window with lovely view across the garden, 2 Roite electric radiators, 3 wall light points, feature curved wall, T.V. Aerial point, built in wardrobe cupboard with double doors.
Shower cubicle with glazed door and large overhead rose, feature mosaic tiled walls, wash hand basin set in unit with cupboards below and electric light over, low level W.C., electric heated ladder radiator/towel rail, built in shelved cupboard, Velux window.
Hatch to roof space, built in wardrobe cupboard, T.V. Aerial point, radiator, recessed downlighters, Velux window.
Shaped panelled bath with Victorian style mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., ceramic tiled floor, radiator.
Small storage cupboard, T.V. Aerial point, radiator.
With low level W.C., wash hand basin with single handed mixer tap, part tiled walls, wall mounted ladder radiator/towel rail, ceramic tiled floor.
Four door built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging and shelf over, built in shelved cupboard, radiator.
Victorian style roll top bath with claw feet and central mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin set in unit with cupboards, below, built in shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, low level W.C., radiator, tongue and groove half panelled walls, ceramic tiled floor, wall mounted heated towel rail.
2 Newlec electric heaters, sliding double door with Juliet balcony style railings. Kitchenette areaWith stainless steel sink unit (electric hot water heater below) with single bowl and mixer tap set in worksurface with cupboards and drawer under, Beko electric cooker, extractor filter and light over, space for fridge.SHOWER ROOMShower cubicle with Aqua Profile Plus electric shower, small wash hand basin with low level W.C., heated towel rail, mosaic tiled splashback.
Swimming Pool About 28 x 14 (8.5m x 4.2m), concrete pool with fibre glass lining. StudioAbout 66 x 85 (2.01m x 2.5m), with double casement doors, stainless steel sink unit. Summer HouseAbout 115 x 75 (3.5m x 2.2m), with electric power and light, double doors. Changing Room About 77 x 74 (2.3m x 2.2m), electric power and light.Pump Room About 710 x 710 (2.16m x 2.16m), filtration unit, pump, Calorex 550 electric heater to pool, electric light and power.Robinson GreenhouseAbout 12 x 10 (3.6m x 3m)Potting Shed
About 237 x 145 (7.2m x 4.4m), electric up and over door, water, power.
Rose Cottage sits in a delightful, large garden with a substantial expanse of lawn stretching upward, incorporating mature trees and shrubs whilst being partly surrounded by woodland beyond.The garden rises pleasingly up to a wonderful area at the top of the plot with partial sea glimpses, accommodating a good sized in-ground pool with a summer house, studio, pump house and changing room for convenience. There is a lovely seating area under a pergola providing the perfect position for alfresco entertainment throughout the summer months.The plot is particularly appealing and has lots of nooks and crannies to explore, whilst having an attractive patio area adjacent to the house bordered by a low wall topped with hedging, creating an alternate area for seating. There is also an orchard area incorporating Damson, cherry, Coxs apple and a Eucalyptus tree. The front garden is neat with steps leading up from the driveway to further lawn with borders planted along the pathway leading to the front door. Various shrubs and trees feature, with side access to the rear available on both sides of the property.
SERVICESMains water and electricity are connected, Private drainage with Mantair treatment unit. Central heating and hot water from the Potterton oil fired boiler. (The central heating and hot water system(s), together with any appliances mentioned in the particulars, have not been tested by Smith Woolley).TENUREFreeholdCOUNCIL TAXCurrently listed in band F - Charge for financial year 2017/2018 is £2,420.75 by Shepway District Council. Telephone: 01303- 853000.FIXTURES AND FITTINGSFitted carpets are included. Curtains, together with the fixtures and fittings not mentioned in the particulars, are excluded from the sale but may be available to a purchaser by separate negotiation if required.
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