Semi-detached house for sale in Forest Cottages, Buck Street, Challock, Ashford TN25

Guide price £500,000
Semi-detached house for sale - 3 bedrooms 3 1 2
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Property features

  • A charming 3 bedroom semi detached family home
  • Idyllic location backing on to ancient woodland
  • 2 generous reception rooms, each with log burners
  • Established rear garden extending to approximately 1/3 acre
  • Parking to the front & rear
  • Excellent links to M20 & M2
  • Approximately 5 miles to Charing train station
  • Less than 1 mile to Challock primary school with an outstanding Ofsted report

Property description

Guide Price £500,000 - £525,000. This stunning family home is set back from the road on Buck Street adjacent to Kings Wood 1500 acre forest within the Kent Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. From the bright entrance hall, the layout is double fronted with the living room on your right upon entrance. This room spans the depth of the house with windows at both the front and the back of the room and a fireplace with a log burner forming a wonderful focal point. The dining room is on the left from the entrance hall and is beautifully lit with the dual aspect windows pulling the light through the room. There is plenty of room for both dining furniture and a more casual area to wind down in after dinner around the log burner. Through the dining room you will find the kitchen. There are ample wall and base units for storage and a butler sink set within the solid wood worktops. There is a perfect made to measure place for an electric range cooker and plumbing and space for other kitchen appliances. Completing the ground floor is the downstairs cloakroom. Upstairs, there are two good sized double bedrooms and a single bedroom that is currently used a work from home space. All bedrooms have built in storage and are neutrally decorated. The family bathroom is fully tiled with a shower over the bath and a separate room for the toilet. This property is beautifully decorated throughout ready for the next owners to move straight into and there is fantastic potential to extend. The current owners have had a planning application granted and building regulations approved for a large extension. Planning portal reference 20/00814/as valid until 27/08/2023

This stunning property occupies a very generous and secluded plot, extending to approximately one third of an acre. The rear garden backs on to an ancient woodland and has an abundance of established trees and mature shrubs which create the utmost privacy, as well as a fantastic habitat for garden birds and wildlife. The well established garden is predominately laid to lawn with a patio as you step out from the kitchen lobby. Here there is external lighting, an outside tap and plenty of space for a table and chairs, an ideal place for some alfresco dining in the warmer months. A lovely stepping-stone path leads up to the studio/workshop (6.78m x 4.06m) which has full power and light and could be used as a home office or home gym if required. The summerhouse also has power and light, with a decked area out the front providing further space for garden furniture. This is the perfect place to sit and relax with a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine after a long day at work while admiring the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful outside space. There is a chicken coup allowing the new owners to keep their own poultry or game, as well as a greenhouse, a vegetable garden and several fruit trees for those who like to grow their own fresh produce. The garden also has a stocked pond. At the bottom of the garden there is a log store and parking for several vehicles. To the front of the property there is a lawned garden and more mature trees, creating a leafy outlook from all aspects of the property. There is also additional parking to the front of the property.

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Local Authority
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Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating.
Method of Sale
This property is Freehold and is offered for sale with vacant possession upon completion.
Known for its vibrant community spirit, the popular village of Challock has an appeal that is enhanced by its comprehensive range of resources including road links to the M20, M2 and Canterbury as well as an excellent selection of nearby schools and village amenities. Challock primary school was rated "outstanding" by Ofsted on their most recent reports. The village has a farm shop, a post office, a village shop, a parish church and a village community hall which has an array of organised activities. Challock is just 4.4 miles to Charing station which is on the Victoria line and has connecting trains to Ebbsfleet, Stratford and St Pancras via Ashford Internationals high speed service. Eurostar operates services from Ashford to the continent with connecting trains to France, Germany and the Netherlands. The M2 and M20 are easily accessible providing links to M25 and Channel Ports. The property backs on to the popular Kings Wood which has 1500 acres of ancient woodland with various walking, cycling or running trials.

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