5 Bedroom house for sale in Swanton Street, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9
A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THIS IMPOSING FIVE BEDROOM GRADE 2 LISTED HALF TIMBERED KENTISH YEOMAN’S HOUSE of 3958sqft WITH OUTBUILDINGS, GARDENS, ORCHARD AND GROUNDS IN ALL EXTENDING TO 3.27 ACRES/1.68HA.
- Double Garage
Swanton Old House is a well proportioned 5-bedroom family home believed to date originally from 1578 with brick, plaster and tile hung elevations under a Kent Peg tile roof. Accommodation comprises; Reception hall, principal reception room, dining room, playroom/study, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cellar, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, 4 further double bedrooms and family bathroom, shower room. Early indications suggest the house was built around 1578 for William Terry and Ann Philpot who were married in that year and whose initials are carved above the doors at the entrance to the house. The property is situated about 1 mile south of the village of Bredgar which is a thriving village, fortunate to have a busy heart to the centre with a farm shop, café and Post Office together with a popular Primary School and a pub/restaurant. Bredgar is 3 miles south of Sittingbourne, where there are a full range of shops for day-to-day needs. A wider range of shops can be found in Maidstone, Canterbury and Bluewater all within about half an hours drive of the property. There is a good range of schools in the area, with the primary school in Bredgar and additional primary schools in Milstead, Tunstall and Borden. Sittingbourne has boys and girls grammar schools and nearby independent schools include The Kings School in Rochester, 15 miles, and Sutton Valence School, 9 miles, together with Kings School, St Edmunds and Kent College in Canterbury, 23 miles. Transport communications are good with the M2 (junction 5) 4 miles away and Junction 8 of the M20 4 miles away too. Sittingbourne station provides services to London Victoria, St Pancras, Cannon Street and London Bridge Stations in around an hour. Ebbsfleet International station is just 24 miles via the M2/A2, with services to London taking just 18 minutes and direct trains through the Channel Tunnel to Europe. Viewings are strictly by appointment only and can be arranged by calling our office.
Sittingbourne is ready to step up its image by embracing a £46 million regeneration scheme, designed to create a ‘destination town’. The Spirit of Sittingbourne masterplan contains new apartments, an eight-screen cinema, new restaurants and an improved public realm –a vision already turning heads.