5 bed Detached House
The Street, Shorne, Kent, DA12
Dating back to the 15th Century this charming Grade ll listed detached property is set in the heart of this sought-after village. It is understood to be one of the oldest properties in the village and contains, what was, the village reading room, which it is rumoured had Charles Dickens amongst it's visitors. The house retains many period features, adding to it's character and provides a glimpse into the village's long and rich history.
The ground floor boasts two reception rooms, the double aspect sitting room features open fireplace with living flame fire, perfect for cosy evenings. The separate dining room has impressive wood panelling and overlooks the rear garden.
The double aspect kitchen/ breakfast room is well appointed with inset butler sink and solid wood worksurfaces with range cooker and integrated fridge freezer, this leads to the practical gum bootery, providing access to the side and back gardens and housing the gas combi boiler.
To the first floor is a vaulted landing with feature stained glass windows. The master bedroom is generously sized and offers an ensuite shower room, there is a second bedroom and a family bathroom leading to the bedroom 5/dressing room. The staircase extends from the landing to the second floor and two further bedrooms.
Outside, the gardens are beautifully stocked with tucked away corners providing a peaceful retreat at the end of the day. Most importantly, The Old Vicarage has it's own drive, with off road parking for one car and a garage/workshop.
The location of this property is simply wonderful, situated within a conservation area, opposite the historic Rose and Crown public house and within earshot of St Peter & St Paul's Church, creating a quintessentially English setting. The village offers strong local community ties, making it an ideal place to call home.
Shorne is a picturesque village offering local shop. and Cafe, Rose and Crown pub and Historic church, with outstanding primary school. Adjacent to Shorne village is Shorne Country Park, an area of outstanding natural Beauty The village is within easy reach of Gravesend and Medway towns providing further excellent schooling. With Convenient access to the M2 ,London, Bluewater and the International railway station at Ebbsfleet offering a 17 minute link to London . Main line railway stations at Sole Street and Higham offer services to Victoria and Cannon Street respectively.
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