CHARING, KENT - 4 Bedroom Mixed Use

For Sale - £ 750,000


  • Substantial Grade II LIsted Property
  • Extensive Residential Accommodation & Two High Street Retail Shops
  • Four Bedrooms & Three Reception Rooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Former Wealden Hall House with Original Crown Post
  • Wealth of Character
  • 60' Established Rear Garden
  • Prime Central Village Position
  • View to Appreciate
A unique opportunity to acquire a substantial Grade II listed property with two retail premises spanning three addresses in the heart of the historic High Street and conservation area of Charing.

This notable character property originally formed the principal portion of a Wealden Hall House and still boasts the original crown post which is visible in the roof space. The residential accommodation is extensive and accessed from number 46 with first floor accommodation additionally sitting over numbers 44 and 42. A double fronted retail shop occupies the ground floor of number 44 with associated storage and utilities to the rear with a successful tea room occupying the ground floor to 42.

The versatile residential accommodation is arranged over two floors including an entrance hall, dining room, kitchen, morning room, ground floor bathroom, first floor sitting room, four bedrooms, dressing room, hobby room and shower room.

Outside, the private enclosed rear garden extends to approximately 60' in depth with lawn, sun patio, water feature and a variety of mature shrubs and plants.

Charing enjoys an interesting mix of village shops, micro pub, churches, primary school and doctor's surgery. The village sits 5.5 miles west of the larger market town of Ashford with its excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities and choice of schools and 13 miles from Maidstone, both of which are accessible via the A20, whilst Canterbury, accessed via the A252, is some 12.5 miles distant.

Transport links are well supported with a main line railway station in the village, providing access to London Victoria and Ashford International station which benefits from the High Speed Javelin service to London St Pancras with a journey time of just 37 minutes. Junction 9 of the M20 motorway is some 5 miles distant and junction 8, some 8 miles distant, both providing direct access to London and the Kent coast.


Entrance Hall:
Part glazed entrance door, tiled floor, door to;

Dining Room:
19'5” x 10'3” (5.92m x 3.12m) Sash window to front, exposed wooden floor, radiator, ornamental brick-built fireplace, telephone point.

Inner Hall:
Brick floor, built-in storage cupboard, stairs to first floor landing.

Kitchen:
14'7” x 12'8” (4.44m x 3.86m) Window to side, brick floor, range of cream fitted wall and base units with woodblock style worktop surfaces and Butler style sink with mixer tap, Cannon range cooker, built-in fridge, freezer and dishwasher, radiator.

Morning Room:
12'9” x 11'10” (3.89m x 3.61m) Window and stable door to rear, window to side, wooden floor, radiator.

Rear Lobby:
Glazed door to side, tiled floor.

Bathroom:
Window to rear, tiled floor, three piece suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., radiator, part tiled walls, extractor fan.

First Floor Landing:
Double glazed window to rear, carpet, access to loft space featuring a stunning crown post and extensive storage area, built-in storage cupboard, radiator, seating area with potential to become a small study area.

Sitting Room:
14'9” x 13'2” (4.50m x 4.01m) Sash window to rear with a view of church, carpet, radiator, fireplace with fitted gas fire, television point.

Bedroom Three:
14'3” x 10'8” (4.34m x 3.25m) Sash window to front, carpet, radiator, brick-built ornamental fireplace.

Bedroom One:
14'5” x 12'6” (4.39m x 3.81m) Vaulted ceiling, Velux window to rear, double glazed window to side, carpet, radiator, pedestal wash hand basin with section of tiled flooring.

Dressing Room:
16'2” x 6'6” (4.93m x 1.98m) Sash window to front, carpet, radiator, two built-in wardrobe cupboards with two matching cupboards concealing computer workstation, filing cabinet and shelves, door to inner landing, door to;

Bedroom Two:
14'11” narrowing to 10'7” x 12'7” (4.55m narrowing to 3.23m x 3.84m) Sash window to front, carpet, radiator, two built-in chests of drawers, feature cast iron fireplace.

Inner Landing:
Carpet, built-in shelved cupboard, access to loft space.

Hobby Room:
15'3” narrowing to 7'1” x 11'5” (4.65m narrowing to 2.16m x 3.48m) Window to rear, carpet, radiator, access to loft space, cupboard housing hot water tank.

Shower Room:
Window to rear, tiled floor with underfloor heating, part tiled walls with beamed detailing to one wall, contemporary three piece suite comprising large tiled shower enclosure, wash hand basin with mixer tap and drawers under, low level w.c., chrome heated towel ladder.

Bedroom Four:
12'10” x10'10” (3.91m x 3.30m) Sash window to front, carpet, radiator, brick-built ornamental fireplace.

Retail Shop Unit:
21' x 20' (6.40m x 6.10m) Two large display windows onto High Street, glazed entrance door, carpet.

Stock Room:
11'10” x 9'3” (3.61m x 2.82m) Door to side, power and light, shelved racking.

Rear Store Room:
10'4” x 8'9” (3.15m x 2.67m) Double glazed window to rear, power and light.

Utility Room:
7'7” x 6'2” (2.31m x 2.01m) Window to rear, low level w.c., wash hand basin, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler serving central heating and hot water.

Rear Garden:
Mature landscaped garden extending to approximately 60' (18.30m) in depth with well stocked established floral and shrub beds, water feature, lawn and stone paved patio area, two garden sheds, outside tap, walled/fenced boundary.

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