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The Sunflower, Radstone Gate, Thorn Lane, Stelling Minnis



  • Substantial Traditionally Styled Brand New Residence
  • Built To An Exceptionally High Standard
  • Luxuriously Appointed Accommodation Over Three Storeys
  • Five Bedrooms - Four Bathrooms
  • Top Floor Ideal For Teenager Or Au Pair
  • Magnificent Open Plan Living Space
  • Bespoke Luxury Kitchen With Island/Breakfast Bar
  • Generous & Secluded Plot With Triple Garage
  • Rural Setting With Easy Access To Canterbury
  • 10 Year NHBC Buildmark Warranty For Stress-Free Living


A substantial brand new detached residence, with over 3000 sq. ft of luxuriously appointed accommodation, set over three storeys and positioned within a generous and secluded plot in this highly exclusive, low density development near Canterbury.

The property has been sensitively designed to incorporate a handsome, part weatherboarded exterior, alongside an elegant and highly contemporary interior. This will include features such as underfloor heating, extensive double glazing, a bespoke luxury kitchen and beautifully appointed bathrooms, all finished with a choice of high quality materials.

The front door opens into an impressive reception hall, with a well appointed cloakroom and an oak staircase which rises to the first floor. To the front of the property, there is a study/playroom, whilst to the rear of the house there is a spectacular open plan living space which spans the entire width of this grand property.

This comprises a dual aspect sitting room with double glazed sliding doors to the garden, a vast dining area and then a beautifully appointed kitchen and family room with French doors to the rear garden. The kitchen includes a range of bespoke wall and floor units, set around quartz work surfaces, integrated NEFF appliances and a central island/breakfast bar. The kitchen is further complemented by a useful and well equipped utility room.

On the first floor, a splendid central galleried landing leads to four double bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom, fitted with a high specification contemporary suite and finished with stylish ceramic tiling.

The master suite is an incredible room with a walk-in wardrobe, a full en-suite bathroom and lovely views over the rear garden.

From the landing, another oak staircase ascends to another double bedroom, an en-suite shower room and a games room on the second floor. This whole floor would serve particularly well as a self contained living space for a teenager or perhaps an au pair.


The Sunflower enjoys one of the largest plots within Radstone gate and is approached via a block paved driveway, which provides ample parking for numerous vehicles and leads to a detached triple garage.

The gardens wrap around the sides and the rear of the house and will be laid to lawn, with a high degree of privacy.


Radstone Gate is an exclusive development located in Stelling Minnis. A collection of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes, set on generous plots providing large gardens. All are built to a traditional style with the very best of Pentland craftsmanship – but with a contemporary twist to meet the needs of modern life. Rooms are large and the specification is high. The latest technology and thermally efficient materials are incorporated to ensure that the homes are bright, welcoming and comfortable – and more economical to run, with reduced energy needs and CO2 emissions. A home at Radstone Gate suits modern living and considers the environment.

Tenure: Freehold


With their rolling countryside made up of traditional small farms and woodlands, the Kentish downs are officially recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. At their very heart lies the unspoilt village of Stelling Minnis. There was probably a settlement here in Roman times. The old English word 'stelling' means a cattle shelter, while a 'minnis' was an ancient common pasture land among the wooded upper slopes of the downland. Today, Stelling Minnis Common still flourishes. One of the last remaining manorial commons in Kent, the 124 acre site boasts a varied biodiversity that promotes the well-being of local residents and the wider community. The village provides not just a traditional village community, it offers a unique opportunity to enjoy country living with a modern twist at Radstone Gate.

At the heart of Stelling Minnis is a traditional village green, served by a post office and general store. There is the celebrated Rose and Crown with its traditional welcome, fine ales and food. There is the 800 year old Grade I listed St Mary's church, and the Stelling Minnis Windmill, still in full working condition and with a fascinating museum. Stelling Minnis Common beckons with the enchantment of the natural world, the Kent heritage coast is just a short drive away – while London and Europe are both within easy reach.

The Kent Downs offer some of the most enchanting landscapes of southern Britain with dramatic views to discover and enjoy, and richly varied wildlife to spot. Pretty villages rich in architectural heritage dot open countryside, where farming continues as it has for generations. A wealth of ancient woodlands are separated by sparkling chalk streams and rivers, while ponds and marshes complete a varied landscape. From the White Cliffs of Dover to tranquil meadows and from Sites of Special Scientific Interest to farmers' markets – there is something here for everyone. Local ramblers meet regularly for walks from Stelling Minnis Common. For woodland walks, nearby Lyminge Forest, one of the largest areas of woodland in Kent, offers walking and cycling routes designed for seeing the carpets of bluebells which flower in the woodland in spring. Another local site, Wye National Nature Reserve, is one of the best places in the country to enjoy the outdoors and experience spectacular wildlife and breathtaking views.

A home at Radstone Gate offers much more than simply a rural idyll – it provides every facility for enjoying life to the full. There are sporting clubs, including some of the most challenging golf courses in the region. Canterbury and Ashford are both within easy reach for eating out, socialising, shopping, the arts and culture.

Just 20 minutes from Canterbury and Folkestone, and 30 minutes drive to Ashford – with fast and frequent train links to London termini. The High Speed 1(HS1) rail takes just 36 minutes to London, making commuting simple, while continental Europe is also within reach: Paris can be reached in just 2 hours by Eurostar. Dover is half an hour away, while Gatwick and London City Airport are under 90 minutes away.


Built and fitted to a high standard - Pentland build to a higher specification than you'd find in older properties, with fittings and fixtures of the highest quality.

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Stress free - their homes come with a 10 -year NHBC warranty - giving you a peace of mind those buying a second-hand property simply don't get.

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Designed for modern living - their homes are expertly designed to fit around you and to reflect the ways you live.

Energy efficient - better for the environment.

A new community - their developments are a chance to join an emerging community where everyone starts together.
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