Thong Lane, Thong

£535,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Rarely does such an opportunity arise. Set in the hamlet of Thong and believed to be once part of Lord Darnley's estate this Victorian semi-detached house is set on a plot extending to 0.4 of an acre. On the ground floor the property offers two reception rooms. From the lounge there are stunning views east across open fields to the woods of Shorne Country Park. There is a kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and utility room. Accessed from the hallway are stairs up to three bedrooms and down to the heated cellar currently used as a study. To the rear of the property is further sitting room and bedroom with en-suite shower room previously used as a granny annexe. These rooms have been designed to be easily reconfigured to provide additional family accommodation. An alternate tread staircase leads from this sitting room to a loft room currently used for storage but constructed to only require the addition of a roof light to become a fifth bedroom. The established gardens wrap around the house and lead to a period two storey barn built in 1921 for a Homes for Heroes small holding.

LOCATION

LOCATION

Shorne is a picturesque village offering local shops, public houses, church and primary school. Adjacent to Shorne village there is Shorne Wood Country Park on the north east edge of the Kent Downs an area of Outstanding Natural beauty designated a site of special scientific interest for its wildlife value. A walkers paradise, it is only 85 meters from the gate to Footpath NS 167 which gives direct access to the Country Park. The village is within easy reach of Gravesend and Medway town providing further excellent schooling. Convenient access to the M2 and M25 motorways linking to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London, Bluewater and the International railway station at Ebbsfleet offering a 17 minute link to London and the Channel Ports. The commuter is well served by a coach service running from the area to London, together with main line railway station at Sole Street and Gravesend on the Victoria and Cannon Street lines respectively.

DIRECTIONS

From the A2 coast bound take the exit to Cobham/Shorne, turn left into Brewers Road. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Thong Lane, cross over the A2 continuing on Thong Lane. Follow the lane down, once past the two large barns on the left hand side the property will be found on the left hand side.

ENTRANCE PORCH

Door to front. Cloaks cupboard.

CLOAKROOM/WC

Double glazed window to side. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under. Close coupled wc.

ENTRANCE HALL

Sky light. Door to cellar. Built-in airing cupboard.

CELLAR

14' 7" x 13' 3" (4.44m x 4.04m) Power and light. Radiator.

LOUNGE

18' 4" x 16' 4" (5.59m x 4.98m) into bay. A double aspect room with double glazed bay window to front. Double glazed window to side. Period fireplace. Wall light points. Radiators.

KITCHEN

11' 4" x 10' 4" (3.45m x 3.15m) Double glazed window to side. Range of floor and wall storage cupboards. Single drainer sink unit. Oven with extractor fan over. Radiator.

DINING ROOM

10' 4" x 9' 1" (3.15m x 2.77m) Double glazed window to side. Wall light points. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM

8' 2" x 4' 8" (2.49m x 1.62m) Butler sink. Oil boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water. Plumbing for automatic washing machine.

BATHROOM

7' 9" x 5' 8" (2.36m x 1.73m) Sky light window. Panelled bath. Wash hand basin. Close coupled wc. Radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Double glazed window to rear. Vaulted ceiling. Access to rear loft space.

BEDROOM 1

13' 1" x 10' 11" (3.99m x 3.33m) Double glazed window to side. Period fireplace. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2

11' 6" x 9' 4" (3.51m x 2.84m) Double aspect room with window to side and rear. Period fireplace. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3

10' 6" x 7' 6" (3.20m x 2.29m) Double glazed window to front. Access to front loft space. Radiator.

ANNEXE

SITTING ROOM

12' 4" x 9' 1" (3.76m x 2.77m) Combined with bedroom four to form further large family room. A double aspect room with double glazed window to side. Double glazed doors to garden. Space saver staircase to loft room.

BEDROOM 4

9' 1" x 8' (2.77m x 2.44m) Double glazed window to rear. Radiator.

EN-SUITE

Level access shower for shower chair. Vanity wash hand basin. Close coupled wc. Towel radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

LOFT ROOM

13' 9" x 7' 4" (4.19m x 2.24m) Radiator.

OUTSIDE

Granite chip driveway for several cars.

GARDENS

Gardens to front are laid to lawn with mature yew trees. Garden to side are laid to lawn with mature trees and hedges. To the rear is west facing patio leading to gardens laid to lawn.

BARN

Two storey period barn. Power and light. The ground floor is divided into three sections:

15' 2" x 11' 2" (4.62m x 3.40m), 15' 2" x 8' 3" (4.62m x 2.51m), 15' 2" x 8' 3" (4.62m x 2.51m)

Second floor.

Hay loft.

FURTHER OUTBUILDINGS

With attached workshop.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Sole Street Railway Station: 2.1 miles

Meopham Railway Station: 2.6 miles

Gravesend Railway Station: 2.7 miles

Ebbsfleet International Station: 4.2 miles

All distances are approximate and calculated as the crow flies. For more information on the distance please visit:

https://www.doogal.co.uk/MeasureDistances.php

There is a regular commuter coach service to London via Canary Wharf - Monday to Friday. For further information please visit http://clarkescommute.co.uk/

For information regarding travel please visit: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel

LOCAL SCHOOLS

Primary Schools:-

Cobham Primary School: 1.4 miles, Shorne Primary School: 1.2 miles

Meopham Primary School: 3.1 miles

Secondary Schools:

Gravesend Boys Grammar: 2 miles, St George’s CofE School: 2.2 miles

Mayfield Girls Grammar: 2.6 miles , Chapter School: 2.8 miles

Meopham Academy: 3.5 miles , Rochester Girls Grammar: 5 miles

Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School: 5 miles

SEN Schools:

Ifield School: 1.4 miles, Helen Allison School: 3.1 miles

Information sourced from www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/school-search

Please check with the local authority as to catchment areas and intake criteria.

USEFUL INFORMATION

We recognise that buying/renting a property is a big commitment and therefore recommend that you visit the local authority website www.gravesham.gov.uk and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and local area before proceeding.

Some information in these details is taken from third party sources. Should any of the information be critical in your decision making, then please contact Clifton & Co for verification.

USEFUL LINKS

www.mouseprice.com, www.tfl.gov.uk

www.environment-agency.gov.uk, www.landregistry.gov.uk

www.gov.uk/green-deal-energy-saving-measures, www.homeoffice.gov.uk

www.tkradon.org.uk, www.fensa.org.uk, http://list.english-heritage.org.uk

COUNCIL TAX

We are informed this property is in council tax band D, you should verify this with Gravesham Borough Council on 01474 564422.

TENURE

The vendor advises us that this property is Freehold. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property your solicitor must verify these details.

APPLIANCES/SERVICES

The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.

MEASUREMENTS

All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 6.30 pm, Saturday 9.00 am – 6.00 pm

REF

HA/SD/JT/181205 - 4703842/D1

Arrange viewing 01474 700101

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