• For Sale
  • GBP 1,375,000 
  • Build Size: 3,317 ft2
  • Land Size: 54,014 ft2
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Bedroom: 5
  • Bathroom: 2
Virtual viewing available on request - a handsome Victorian rectory with beautifully proportioned and sensationally extended accommodationThe Old Rectory is a substantial and sensitively extended country house situated on the edge of the village. The house enjoys the light and space so typical of a Victorian property, with tall ceilings and large sash windows. The current owners have balanced the original house beautifully by creating a stunning open plan kitchen and living space to provide a superb home fit for modern family life.The front door opens to the entrance hall, to the left of which are two reception rooms providing a sitting room and a formal drawing room, both with fireplaces and the latter having a wood burning stove. Doors from the drawing room open to the terrace with lovely views beyond. A study sits to the front of the house.Moving towards the back of the house the handmade kitchen is arranged around a large central island with ample room for a dining table. Light floods in from the back of the house where the space opens out to an extremely elegant and exquisitely crafted, garden room. Fully glazed, this bright and uplifting space captures the views across neighbouring countryside, as well as over the gardens, from its elevated position. Bi-fold and French doors on two sides open to the garden. Combined, the kitchen/breakfast and garden room provide the perfect open plan space for family living. A useful utility and a cloakroom complete the ground floor.The staircase rises past a fine leaded light, gothic window to a generous landing. The principal bedroom is double aspect and has an en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms and a generous family shower room.This property has 1.24 acres of land.OutsideTall wooden gates open to a private driveway providing plenty of parking. A large outbuilding provides garaging, storage, a wood store and a gardenerôs WC. The building houses the wood pellet fired boiler and pellet store.The Old Rectory is set in established, part-walled gardens mainly laid to lawn interspersed with a wide variety of mature trees and bordered by well-stocked flowerbeds. A large terrace, in conjunction with the garden room, is ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining whilst enjoying far-reaching views.
Jane Layfield
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handsome old victorian rectory, Canterbury, England, United Kingdom is a 3,317ft2 Canterbury luxury Single Family Home listed for sale 1,375,000 GBP. This high end Canterbury Single Family Home is comprised of 5 bedrooms and 2 baths. Find more luxury properties in Canterbury or search for luxury properties for sale in Canterbury.