A unique opportunity to own this Grade II Listed two bedroomed cottage, set in this private gated mews in one of the most sought after settings in the heart of historic Rochester. The original building dates back to the late 18th century and was converted to this very attractive home 39 years ago. The pleasing approach through the mews courtyard is something very special. There is a large open plan living/kitchen/dining room with high ceiling and tall sash windows overlooking the mews, the modern fitted kitchen has a freestanding Rangemaster range cooker and fitted appliances. There is a pleasant study/sitting area beside the stairs which lead to the first floor double bedrooms, one with views of the River Medway and a bathroom with walk-in double shower and deep tile panelled bath. A great bonus for this location is the garage, with potential to create storage space in the pitched roof. The house lies within a conservation area and sits well with historic landmarks including the Cathedral, Chertsey Castle Gate, Rochester castle and the restored, vibrant High Street with its independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Rochester is well known for its association with Charles Dickens and hosts a variety of cultural festivals during the year, such as Sweeps, Dickensian Christmas and Castle gardens concerts. The attractive High Street is lined with a selection of period buildings dating from Georgian and Victorian times. There are a range of schools, private and state, including Kings School, Rochester Girls Grammar School and the Mathematical school all within walking distance. The mainline station is within a few minutes’ walk and has excellent services to London Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Victoria and a hi-speed service to Ebbsfleet (18min), Stratford and St Pancras (38 min). There are also excellent road links via the A2, M2, M20 and M25 to Maidstone, Canterbury, London, Bluewater shopping centre, Ebbsfleet International Station and Gatwick Airport. Offered for sale with no onward chain.
Entrance door to entrance hall: A good sized hall with tiled floor, radiator, cupboard housing meters, door to
living/kitchen/dining room: 20’4 x 16’4, living area: Sash windows to front, radiators, wood flooring
kitchen/dining area: Fitted range of wall and base cupboards, oak worktops with inset ‘butler’ sink, deep oak breakfast bar with cupboards under, built-in Bosch washing machine and dishwasher, Rangemaster freestanding range cooker, 5 ring gas hob with electric ovens and grill, stainless steel cooker hood over, freestanding fridge/freezer, wood flooring, stairs to first floor
understairs study/sitting area: 9’2 x 5’, understairs cupboard, wood flooring
stairs to first floor landing: 9’ x 7’8, sash window to rear, cupboard with new gas combination boiler, radiator, access to loft space
bedroom one: 14’4 x 11’, sash windows to front overlooking the mews and to the side overlooking River Medway, radiator
bedroom two: 10’8 x 10’6, sash window to front overlooking the mews, radiator
bathroom: An attractive bathroom with deep bath, wash hand basin in unit, large walk-in shower with mainsfed shower and curved screen, low level w.c, towel radiator, tiled walls and flooring, extractor fan
exterior: An attractive cottage style frontage with box hedging, flower and shrub bed and small paved area. There is a brick built garage: 16’ x 8’ 2, with up and over door, pitched roof for storage. There is also an area for storing bins.