Canterbury Road, Elham

Guide Price £695,000

5 3 4

Key Features

  • A commanding period residence
  • Situated in an elevated position on the outskirts of Elham
  • A detached five bedroom house
  • A host of period features & spacious accommodation
  • Now in need of some updating and modernisation
  • Four reception rooms & kitchen/breakfast room
  • Five bedrooms & two bathrooms
  • Just under half an acre
  • Covered swimming pool


A commanding period residence situated in an elevated position on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Elham. This detached five bedroom house offers a host of period features and spacious accommodation now in need of some updating and modernisation. The accommodation comprises: ground floor - reception hall, four reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, boiler room and shower room. First floor - landing four bedrooms, en-suite and bathroom. Second floor - attic room/bedroom five. Outside: the property sits in just under half an acre with a long driveway and parking for several vehicles. Two garages, workshop and storage shed. Well-kept gardens and covered swimming pool. No forward chain. EPC RATING = EPC 

Room Details

The accomodation comprises

Ground floor

Strom porch

Glazed pitched roof - Decorative painted wood arch - Tiled floor - Original entrance door with glazed side panels opening to:

Reception hall

An impressive hallway - Fan light window and side windows to the doors with far reaching views over countryside - Double doors leading to both the living room and dining room - Staircase first floor - Under stairs storage cupboard - Wall lights - Corniced ceiling - Radiator - Doors to:

Living room

20' 7" x 17' 7" (6.27m x 5.36m) at widest points, Dual aspect - Sash windows with secondary glazing into the bay to the front - Further windows to front and the side - Chimney breast with gas fire and Marble surround - Corniced ceiling with picture rails - Two radiators

Dining room

17' 8" x 12' 3" (5.38m x 3.73m) Front aspect - Large bay with sash windows and doors opening to the conservatory - Chimney breast with fireplace - Corniced ceiling with picture rails - Wall lights - Two radiators - Doors to:


11' 2" x 8' 10" (3.40m x 2.69m) UPVC double glazed "tilt and turn" windows - French doors leading to the patio - Polycarbonate roof - Exposed stripped floorboards - Radiator - Wall lights

Sitting room

12' 3" x 11' 11" (3.73m x 3.63m) Dual aspect - Sash windows to the rear and side overlooking the gardens - Picture rails - Chimney breast with open fire - Built in cupboards with bookshelves over to the alcoves

Kitchen/breakfast room

11' 11" x 11' 10" (3.63m x 3.61m) Casement window to the side looking through the lean to - A matching kitchen with base cupboards and matching wall units - Work surface incorporating stainless steel sink - Space for electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge - Wood panelled ceiling - Radiator - Door to:

Newly fitted shower room

Opaque casement window to the side - Newly fitted white suite comprising: low level WC, wash basin with vanity cupboard under and walk in the shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower - Wall tiling - Extractor fan - Radiator

Utility room

Casement window of the rear - Butler sink with taps - A range of cupboards - Space for washing machine - Laid to brick flooring

Rear porch area

With original solid wood door to the garden

Boiler room/workshop

8' 4" x 7' 3" (2.54m x 2.21m) Brick laid flooring - Window to the side - Floor mounted oil boiler

First floor


An impressive front to back landing with balustrade to the staircase - Sash window to the front and casement window to the rear - Small study area - Picture rails - Staircase to second floor - Doors to:

Bedroom one

16' 1" x 10' 2" (4.90m x 3.10m) Front aspect - Sash windows with secondary glazing - Far reaching views over the Elham Valley - Picture rails - Radiators - Six fitted wardrobes - Double doors leading to:

En suite

Opaque casement sash windows the front and rear - Suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin fitted into tiled work surface with cupboards under, tiled surround bath with chrome mixer tap and chair attachment and shower tray with modern shower - Part wall tiling - Radiator

Bedroom two

17' 7" x 12' 3" (5.36m x 3.73m) Front aspect - Sash windows with secondary glazing - Far reaching views over The Elham Valley - Chimney breast with fitted alcove wardrobe - Four door wardrobe with storage cupboards over - Vanity unit with sink - Cupboards and drawers - Two radiators - Picture rails

Bedroom three

12' 3" x 11' 11" (3.73m x 3.63m) Rear aspects - Original sash window with secondary glazing, overlooking the garden - Chimney breast - Alcove storage cupboard - Vanity unit with sink and storage under

Bedroom four

11' 11" x 11' 10" (3.63m x 3.61m) Side aspect - Sash window - Chimney breast - Fitted wardrobe - Picture rails - Radiator


Casement window to the side - Matching pink suite comprising: low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath - Wall tiling - Radiator

Second floor

Attic room/bedroom five

13' 8" x 12' 10" (4.17m x 3.91m) Casement window to the front - Door to eaves storage - Radiator


Front garden

Mainly laid to lawn with mature borders of trees and hedges to the front - Patio area and gravel path - Borders of shrubs and flowers


A long driveway leading from the road - Tarmac entrance leading on to gravel drive - Paved parking area


There are two garages joined together - Double length garage: 21' 10" x 8' 2" (6.65m x 2.49m) inspection pit - "up and over" door to the front - Single garage: 13' 2" x 7' 10" (4.01m x 2.39m) side hung wooden doors to the front


Lean to outbuilding 11' 3" x 6' 7" (3.43m x 2.01m) attached to the rear of the property, a former coal store and outside loo - Mower shed 7' 0" x 6' 8" (2.13m x 2.03m) double doors to the front - Lean to garden room 11' 2" x 7' 0" (3.40m x 2.13m) UPVC double glazed windows and door to the front

Rear garden

The property sits in just under half an acre - Mature gardens with hedge and tree borders providing a secluded garden - Various fruit trees and established borders surrounding the garden - Summerhouse to the front - Large Beech tree - The garden is elevated from the road - Patio areas to the front.

Covered swimming pool

41' 0" x 19' 9" (12.50m x 6.02m) Glazed windows and doors with a polycarbonate roof (now in need of some of repair) - The pool has not been used for a few years and now requires some updating - Measurements: deep end 6 ft and shallow end 3'6 ft


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