6 Bedroom house for sale in Church Street, Rodmersham, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9
Asking price £1,850,000
A significant Early Eighteenth Century detached Georgian house offering substantial accommodation extending to 4437sqft/412sqm and occupying a plot of 4.66acres/1.88ha. 4 Reception Rooms | 6 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Utility Room/Cellars and Stores | Triple Garage.
- Swimming Pool,Tennis Court
- Off Street Parking,Triple Garage
Church House Church Street, Rodmersham, Kent ME9 0QD A fine period house with extensive accommodation and a delightful garden, set in a desirable location.
Bapchild 1 mile, Teynham 2.5 miles, Sittingbourne station 2.5 miles (London St Pancras from 57 minutes), M2 (Junction 5) 6.5 miles, Maidstone 13 miles, Canterbury 15.6 miles.
Reception hall | Drawing room | Sitting room Library | Dining room | Kitchen/breakfast room Utility | 2 Cloakrooms | Store Cellar | Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom | 5 Further bedrooms | Family bathroom | Shower room Garage | Swimming pool | Tennis court | Garden EPC rating F | About 4.66 acres
Church House is an impressive, detached period property offering handsome red brick elevations and almost 4,500 sq ft of attractive accommodation with traditional styling and various character features, including sash windows, open fireplaces and attractive plasterwork and panelling.
The ground floor provides a welcoming reception hall with the staircase leading to a galleried first-floor landing and featuring an ornate cast-iron balustrade. There are four reception rooms, including the drawing room and dining room to the front and a comfortable sitting room with cloakroom adjacent. Towards the rear is a 24ft library with built-in shelving.
The kitchen/breakfast room has modern styling with fitted units to base and wall level, a central island and integrated appliances. The adjoining utility room has ample space for appliances and storage, together with a second cloakroom. The useful cellar provides further storage space.
On the first floor there are five well-presented bedrooms, including the generous principal bedroom with its large en suite bathroom. There is also a family bathroom and a shower room, with two of the further bedrooms having their own washbasins. The second floor provides a sixth double bedroom and a useful attic store.
The property is set in a delightful garden, which is mostly south-facing and welcomes plenty of natural light throughout the day. The garden includes beautifully maintained lawns, box hedging, colourful flowerbeds, various mature trees and an ornate pond. There is also a swimming pool and a tennis court requiring some maintenance/repair.
A gravel driveway provides access to the property and parking space to the front of the house, while at the rear there is a paved and gravel courtyard providing further parking and access to the large garage.
Church House is situated in the village of Rodmersham, close to the larger villages of Bapchild and Teynham and the nearby town of Sittingbourne. Rodmersham has an Ofsted Outstanding-rated primary school, while the nearby villages have some local facilities including local pubs and shops.
Sittingbourne offers a range of shops, supermarkets, schools and other amenities and leisure facilities with the station providing train services to London Victoria, Cannon Street and St Pancras International, with each having journey times of around an hour. Canterbury provides a further array of shops and leisure facilities.
The area is well connected by road, with the M2 (Junction 5) just over 6 miles away. For leisure, there is a health, fitness and squash club in the village, superb walking, cycling and riding routes in the countryside, and sailing, with the nearest marina being at Conyer.
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.