3 of the best homes for sale in Kent

PUBLISHED: 15:28 11 July 2015 | UPDATED: 15:28 11 July 2015

Mereworth House, Laddingford

Mereworth House, Laddingford


A Grade II listed farmhouse, Charlie Chester’s former family home and a golf lover’s paradise, which is your perfect property in Kent this month?

Laddingford £950,000

Mereworth House is a charming Grade II listed village house farmhouse dating from the late 17th century with a Kentish peg tiled roof and elegant Georgian-style sash windows, some of which are double glazed.

Inside, many of the original features have been retained and enhanced, such as an open fireplace, panelled doors, parquet flooring, a wood-burning stove and beams.

The spacious, contemporary farmhouse-style kitchen has a range of painted units,

including a Belfast sink and a four-oven Aga, and its own utility room.

The four bedrooms are on the first and second floors, where views can be enjoyed

over the garden and beyond. A large, stylish and family bathroom, separate

shower room and a cloakroom complete the upstairs accommodation.

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn, which wraps round the side of the house to a further large area at the rear where there is a brick patio area ideal for outside entertaining. There is also a recently constructed oak-framed workshop and a log store.

Strutt & Parker 01732 459900

Chestfield £835,000

Set back from the road and standing on a large plot in one of Chestfields’ prestigious locations is this attractive detached four-bedroom family home.

Built by George Reeves in the 1920s and once owned by TV and radio presenter Charlie Chester, the well-proportioned living accommodation includes three reception rooms and a large kitchen/breakfast room which is the hub of the house with its cheerful Redfyre range.

There is an en-suite shower room to the master bedroom, an additional family bathroom to the first floor and a wet room to the ground floor.

There are many attractive and appealing features including leaded light windows, wood burner in the lounge and feature stone church style windows to the sitting room, with attractive internal wooden doors.

Outside the large gardens are laid mainly to lawn and there’s a large patio and a garage. A short walk away is an18-hole golf course and Whitstable town is just three miles away.

Miles and Barr 01227 277 254

Hythe £645,000

Perfect for golf enthusiasts and walkers, this substantial family home enjoys an enviable location backing onto the Royal Military canal with access across the golf course to Hythe’s seafront promenade.

Sunny, light and spacious throughout, there is potential to enlarge and extend even further if wished, subject to planning permission.

Doors lead out to the rear garden from both the living room and dining room and there is a large kitchen/breakfast room and adjoining family room.

Four bedrooms are located on the first floor and a bedroom suite on the ground floor could provide extra accommodation, perhaps for an elderly relative, if required.

The established rear garden features an extensive lawned area and a number of shrubs and trees and attractive decking across the rear of the house.

There is a good-sized workshop, garden store and access to the towpath adjoining the Royal Military canal.

Colebrook Sturrock 01227 831999

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