Highly Sought after Location! As vendors Sole Agent we are pleased to offer for sale this five bedroomed Grade II listed Georgian terraced house, built in 1825 and set in a popular residential area overlooking Richard Watts Almshouses. The house offers excellent accommodation set out over four levels and retains many original or period features such as cast iron fireplaces, ornate flower plaster cornices, ceiling roses, sash windows, doors, flooring, staircases and much more. There are two elegant reception rooms linked by dividing doors, a study/music room, further reception room, a utility/shower room and a maximum 35' 'hidden garden'. The lower ground floor has separate access and the potential to create self-contained accommodation for investment or a member of the family. Situated within a few hundred yards of the private schools of St Andrews and Kings, local state primary schools, two grammar schools, the Vines Park, Rochester Cathedral, Castle and historic High Street with its independent shops, cafes, restaurants and mainline station with hi-speed services to London. There are also good access roads to the A2, M2 and M20. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a Georgian house in central Rochester, we recommend your internal viewing.
ENTRANCE DOOR with fanlight over into
HALLWAY: radiator, staircase to first floor with original bannister and oak hand rail, high ceiling, original ornate flower design plaster cornice, welcome arch, stripped floorboards
SITTING ROOM: 15' x 13'4 arched sash windows to front with original shutters, radiator, cast iron open fireplace with slate mantelpiece surround, picture rail, high ceiling with original ornate plaster ceiling rose and flower design plaster cornice, stripped floorboards, double doors to
DINING ROOM: 13' x 12'10 sash window to rear, cast iron open fireplace with slate mantelpiece surround, radiator, picture rail, original flower design plaster cornice and ornate plaster ceiling rose, stripped floorboards
KITCHEN: 11'6 x 8'1 sash windows to side and rear, fitted wall and base cupboards, beech worktops with single drainer sink unit, integral dishwasher, kick space heater, tiled splashback, gas cast iron stove in chimney recess
LOWER GROUND FLOOR HALLWAY: understairs cupboard, stripped floorboards, door to FRONT HALL: brick floor, door leading to undercroft storage and steps up to front garden
PLAYROOM/RECEPTION: 15'8 x 11'9, window to front, radiator, carpet with original brick floor under
BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY: 13'7 x 12'3, sash window to rear, re-claimed American oak stripped floorboards, radiator, fireplace, original alcove cupboards
REAR LOBBY: tiled floor, shelving, radiator, doors to garden and
LAUNDRY/SHOWER ROOM: sash windows to side and rear, radiator, butler sink, plumbed for washing machine, low level w.c, shower cubicle with mainsfed shower, gas combination boiler for central heating and hot water, tiled floor
FIRST FLOOR HALF LANDING: shallow cupboard
BATHROOM: 10'9 x 8' sash window to side, bath with mixer tap and shower handle, separate shower cubicle with mainsfed shower, bidet, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, stripped floorboards, radiator, alcove cupboard
FIRST FLOOR MAIN LANDING: two storage cupboards, door and stairs to top floor
BEDROOM ONE: 13'6 x 11' plus alcoves, sash window to front, radiator, alcove wardrobes with locker cupboard over, picture rail, cast iron fireplace and mantelpiece surround, door to bedroom three
BEDROOM TWO: 12' x 12 plus alcoves, sash window to rear, cast iron fireplace with mantelpiece surround, radiator, alcove wardrobes with locker cupboard over
BEDROOM THREE: 9'11 x 6'6 sash window to front, radiator
TOP FLOOR: BEDROOM FOUR: 22'10 x 18'4, casement window to rear, Regency onion domed shaped window to front, radiators
EXTERIOR: FRONT GARDEN: Hedge and railings, paved path to house, paving and small garden and steps down to lower ground floor entrance, undercroft storage room. REAR GARDEN: Attractive paved courtyard with outside lighting, leading round to maximum 35' hidden garden', fenced boundaries, hedging, mature shrubs, trees and circular paved patio.
NB: The owner currently rents a garage behind which may be transferrable.