Far from the madding crowd, a true hidden gem. Set on one of the most favoured roads in the area tucked behind double gates you are presented with Bushy Lees Farmhouse.
Nestled in extensive grounds of 2.37 acres the original Grade 11 cottage dates back to circa 1600 with a large modern wing. The current owners have thoughtfully remodelled the house creating a stunning modern family home, but paying homage to the character of the period.
The large well appointed triple aspect kitchen/family room boasts integrated appliances and granite worksurfaces, double doors from which open onto balcony and patios taking full advantage of the southerly aspect looking over paddocks, orchard and naturally fed pond.
The spacious lounge is set in the original cottage with feature fireplace and gas burner stove, a cloakroom/wc and utility/boot room completes the ground floor.
To the lower floor is spacious office with French doors and could also make an ideal games/cinema room.
The first floor provides master bedroom with en-suite, four further bedrooms and family bathroom.
Outside patios provide ideal secluded spots for alfresco dining with formal gardens laid to lawn. Across from the house is studio annex with kitchen and shower room offering countless uses next to which is substantial two storey barn.
The long driveway provides ample parking and provides access to the rear paddocks, secluded with small orchard, a perfect place for family and children to go wild and explore.
Location Shorne is a picturesque village offering local shops, public houses, church and primary school. Adjacent to Shorne village there is Shorne Wood Country Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty designated a site of special Scientific Interest for its wildlife value. The village is within easy reach of Gravesend and Medway town providing further excellent schooling with the M2 and M25 motorways linking to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London, Bluewater and the International railway station at Ebbsfleet offering a 17 minute link to London and the Channel Ports. The commuter is well served by coach service running from the area to London together with main line railway station at Sole Street and Higham on the Victoria and Cannon Street line respectively.
Directions From the A2 coast bound take the Shorne/Cobham turning. At the T junction turn right onto Brewers Road which merges into The Ridgeway, continue along The Ridgeway past the See Ho Public House on your right hand side. Continue further along to where The Ridgeway becomes Pear Tree Lane, and the walled gated entrance to the property will be found along on the right hand side.
Transport Information Higham Railway Station: 1.7 miles Sole Street Railway Station: 3.1 miles Ebbsfleet International Station: 5.7 miles
The distances calculated are as the crow flies.
Education Please check with the local authority as to catchment areas and intake criteria.
Golf Clubs Rochester and Cobham Golf Club: 1.2 miles Southern Valley Golf Club: 1.7 miles Redlibbets: 6.9 miles The London Golf Club: 8.3 miles
Health Clubs Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym: 2.4 miles Brands Hatch Thistle: 8.6 miles.
Useful Information We recognise that buying a property is a big commitment and therefore recommend that you visit the local authority website www.gravesham.gov.uk and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and local area before proceeding.
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Council Tax We are informed this property is in council tax band G, you should verify this with Gravesham Borough Council.
Tenure The vendor advises us that this property is Freehold. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property your solicitor must verify these details.
Appliances/Services The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.
Measurements All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.
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