CHARING, - 3 Bedroom Mixed Use

For Sale - £ 595,000

  • Beautiful Grade II Listed Property Dating Back 700 Years
  • Former Post Office with Class E Rating
  • 35'4” (10.77m) Commercial Space with Huge Potential For a Number of Uses
  • Three Bedroom House
  • Detached Outbuilding
  • Presented Beautifully Throughout
  • Wealth of Character
  • Cellar
  • Prime High Street Village Position
  • View to Appreciate
A unique opportunity to acquire a stunning Grade II listed property with a commercial shop premises, spanning two addresses in a prime High Street position in the historic village of Charing.

This well known property was formerly the village post office for many years and a central hub for Charing. It is an ideal opportunity for the premises to be moved to the next stage of it's life and could be utilised for a number of roles such as a coffee shop, gallery or those wishing to start a business from home.

The split level commercial area to the front has a rear access to the residential side of the property including the original digital timed safe. Following through is an attractive living room with skylights which leads to a 27'11" (8.51m) contemporary kitchen/dining room with roof lantern & sliding doors to one of two outside areas. To the first floor there is a generous principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, a second double bedroom and a main bathroom. The second floor offers a further bedroom currently used as an office.

Outside, the private enclosed landscaped rear garden is a lovely private area to relax and unwind.


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.

48 High Street

Ground Floor

Commercial Space:
35'4" x 11'11" (10.77m x 3.63m) narrows to 8'8" (2.64m)
Inner Hall
Living Room: 12'5" x 11'5" (3.78m x 3.48m)
27'11" x 8'0" (8.51m x 2.44m) narrows to 6'10" (2.08m)

First Floor

Principal Bedroom: 14'2" x 11'3" (4.32m x 3.43m)
En-suite Shower: 6'7" x 5'11" (2.01m x 1.80m)
Bedroom 2: 14'5" x 12'6" (4.39m x 3.81m)
Dressing Room: 16'2" x 6'6" (4.93m x 1.98m)
Bedroom 2: 15'1" x 9'1" (4.60m x 2.77m)
Bathroom: 6'9" x 4'10" (2.06m x 1.47m)

Second Floor

Bedroom 3: 15'8" x 10'1" (4.78m x 3.07m) into eaves

6 Market Place

Sitting Room: 11'0" x 10'5" (3.35m x 3.17m)
Garage: 16'5" x 14'10" (5.00m x 4.52m) at largest