5 Bed Detached house For Sale



Highfields, Shalmsford Road, Chilham
Highfields, Shalmsford Road, Chilham


  • Deceptively Spacious Detached Chalet Bungalow

  • Five Bedrooms

  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Seperate Utility Room

  • Open Plan Living/Dining Room With Feature Fireplace and Wood Burner

  • Ground Floor Bathroom

  • Seperate Shower Room and First Floor WC

  • Conservatory

  • 28'11' x 9'4' (8.81m x 2.84m) Brick Outbuilding with Air Conditioning

  • Landscaped Gardens with Pegola and Far Reaching VIews

  • View to Appreciate the Accommodation on Offer

A well presented and flexible, five bedroom detached chalet-bungalow sitting of a plot of just under quarter of an acre, with far reaching countryside views across the Great Stour Valley.

Highfields has been lovingly cared for during the current owner's tenure, with spacious accommodation arranged over two floors to include entrance porch and hall, three bedrooms to the ground floor, ground floor family bathroom and separate shower room, well fitted kitchen and separate utility, open plan living/dining room and conservatory. To the first floor, there are two further bedroom, a cloakroom and landing with storage.

Outside, the property is approached via a brick paved driveway with off road parking for 4-5 vehicles with a detached outbuilding. To the rear, there is a landscaped garden, with a pergola seating area, stocked fish pond, decking and lawns offering a wonderful spot to drink in the views from the neighbouring countryside. The property has other notable benefits such as double glazing throughout, gas fired central heating, wood burner and stylish oak doors throughout.

Chilham is a well-respected village situated some 6 miles south west of the Cathedral city of Canterbury and 9 miles north-west of the large market town of Ashford. The village is situated on the Pilgrim's Way and is centred around its 15th century square which is flanked by its famous 12th century castle and 13th century church.

Excellent amenities are on hand with a village pub, village hall, doctor's surgery, primary school, village shops and mainline railway station providing travel to Canterbury, central London and Ashford International providing a high speed 37 minute journey to London St Pancras.

We would strongly advise an internal viewing to fully appreciate the accommodation that is on offer.

Entrance Porch
Upvc entrance door with glazed insert, two double glazed leaded windows to front, ceramic tiled floor, Upvc double glazed leaded door to;

Entrance Hall:
Two radiators, fitted shelving, mosaic tile skirting, ceramic tiled floor, stairs to first floor, coved ceiling.

Bedroom One:
14'4' x 13'8' (4.37m x 4.17m) Spacious double bedroom, two double glazed windows to front, two radiators, fitted double wardrobe, laminate wood flooring, coved ceiling.

Bedroom Two:
12'8' x 10'4' (3.86m x 3.15m) Double bedroom, double glazed leaded window to front, radiator, two fitted double wardrobe/storage cupboards, telephone point, laminate wood flooring, coved ceiling.

Study/Bedroom Three:
11'5' x 7'5' (3.48m x 2.26m) extending to 10'5' (3.17m) under stairs. Double glazed leaded window to side, radiator, laminate wood flooring, coved ceiling.

T-shaped room measuring 14'1' x 8'10' (4.29m x 2.69m) at its largest. Double glazed frosted window to side, two radiators, fitted double shower cubicle with glass sliding door and Mira Sport electric shower, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls with mosaic insert, ceramic tiled floor, fitted linen cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:
15'6' x 14'8' (4.72m x 4.47m) at its largest, double glazed window to side, an extensive range of fitted shaker-style wall and base units with roll fronted laminate worktops over, inset 1½ bowl porcelain sink with chrome mixer tap, inset four burner gas hob with stainless steel funnel extractor and light over, integrated dishwasher, integrated stainless steel Bosch electric oven, integrated stainless steel microwave, space for American style fridge freezer, ceramic tiled floor, mosaic tiled skirting, under cupboard lighting, recessed ceiling lighting, opening through to;

Living/Dining Room:
An open-plan area measuring 23'10' x 18'10' (7.26m x 5.74m) at its largest with the two areas arranged as;

Dining Room Area:
14'11' x 8'7' (4.55m x 2.62m) Double glazed window to rear, double glazed French doors to utility room, ceramic tiled floor.

18'10' x 13'8' (5.74m x 4.17m) Double glazed French doors to conservatory, feature brick fireplace and hearth with fitted cast iron wood burner, oak glazed window through to front hall, false wall for television point & wiring, ceramic tiled floor.

Utility Room:
8'9' x 5'6' (2.67m x 1.68m) Double glazed window to side and rear, double glazed door to rear, French doors to dining room, fitted cupboards with roll fronted laminate worktop over, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, ceramic tiled floor, recessed lighting, door through to;

Shower Room:
Double glazed window to side, fitted cupboard housing Glow-worm combination gas boiler, glazed corner shower cubicle with Triton electric shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, recessed lighting, tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor.

12'2' x 10'5' (3.71m x 3.17m) Double glazed Upvc conservatory on a brick base with polycarbonate pitched roof over. French doors to side, ceramic tiled floor, wall mounted air conditioning system.

First Floor Landing:
Velux window to side, two double and single integrated wardrobes, carpet flooring, recessed lighting.

Velux window to side, low level WC with split flush, wall hung hand basin.

Bedroom Four:
15'7' x 15'11' (4.75m x 4.85m) into eaves – reduced ceiling height, double glazed leaded window to rear, radiator, laminate wood flooring, eaves storage cupboard, telephone point, television point.

Study/Bedroom Five:
14'2' x 11'3' (4.32m x 3.43m) into eaves – reduced ceiling height, leaded double glazed dormer window to front, Velux window to side, fitted eaves storage cupboards, laminate flooring.

Brick Outbuilding:
28'11' x 9'4' (8.81m x 2.84m) at its largest with store room, double glazed leaded windows to front and side, personal door to rear and side, air conditioning unit.

The property is accessed via a gated brick paved driveway with additional brick paved parking to the front offering off road parking for 4-5 vehicles, the is a shingle flower bed area and gated side access to the rear garden.

The rear landscaped garden is a particular feature of the property that takes in the very best of the wonderful views across the Great Stour Valley and countryside. The garden is arranged into separate areas to include an extensive decking/flagstone area with large pergola for alfresco dining, illuminated fish pond with fountain, a courtyard garden area that has a base for a hot tub. The lower two garden areas are predominantly laid to manicured lawns with a variety of trees shrubs and planted borders, a childrens doll house/shed, garden shed, fire pit area and rotary washing line area.




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