PERIOD HOME WITH ORIGINAL FEATURES
Tucked away, this hidden gem occupies a lovely plot situated off Beacon Hill in the popular Kentish seaside town of Herne Bay. The unique property, originally built towards the end of the 19th Century as a Billiard Hall for the house in front boasts original features such as high ceilings downstairs, large arch windows to the front and beautiful Parquet flooring. From the first floor the house enjoys some of the finest views over the town and coastline.
The accommodation in brief comprises; entrance via a utility vestibule opening onto the modern fitted kitchen which in turn leads to the living/ dining room with high ceilings and arch windows. There’s a through room off the living space which leads to a downstairs bathroom. From the living room there’s a spiral staircase leading to the first floor. The first floor has a huge open landing/ reception space and hallway leading to three bedrooms and a second bathroom. Externally are gardens to the front and rear. In the rear garden is a detached garden room currently utilised as an art studio. The driveway provides off-road parking for several vehicles.
Beacon Hill is right on the sea front and the ‘Herne Bay Downs’ an area sloping down to the beach, with flat grassy areas at the top, natural scrubland with paths on most of the slopes and then the shingle beach below. The scrubland area is a wildlife hotspot, and contains many important plant species too.
The property is found less than half a mile from the town centre. Herne Bay town centre offers a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants as well as numerous leisure and recreational facilities. Herne Bay also has a popular beach and is home to the worlds first free-standing purpose built clock tower built in 1837. Herne Bay train station offers a regular service to London and Kent Coast. Herne Bay is approximately 7 miles (11 km) north of the Cathedral City of Canterbury and 5 miles (8 km) east of Whitstable.
|Kitchen||5.56m x 2.90m (18'3 x 9'6)|
|Lounge/Diner||7.01m x 6.10m (23'0 x 20'0)|
|Study||2.90m x 2.79m (9'6 x 9'2)|
|Reception Room/Bedroom||6.30m x 5.74m (20'8 x 18'10)|
|Bedroom||3.84m x 3.63m (12'7 x 11'11)|
|Bedroom||4.57m x 3.05m (15'0 x 10'0)|
|Studio||4.70m x 4.06m (15'5 x 13'4)|