The Street, Canterbury, CT3

5 bedroom House - Detached for sale

Sold Subject To Contract


Staple House, a Grade II listed property was built, we understand, during the reign of Queen Anne in the early 1700's. It was originally a farm house forming part of a hop and fruit farm, since then it has also been a bed and breakfast. This large spacious property offers a variety of uses subject to the necessary planning consents both commercially or residential.

There are a number of attractive features including beamed ceilings and walls, stripped doors and floors, natural brick walls and feature fireplaces to name but a few. To the ground floor there is a large open plan L shaped lounge, study area, family room, a separate formal dining room, kitchen and access to a two-room cellar. There is also the original ladies and gents toilet/annex building from the properties pub days (formerly The Three Tuns public House) which could be converted to extra accommodation subject to planning consents. To the first floor there are five bedrooms, three of which have en-suites. There is also a separate annex accommodation which boasts a bedroom, kitchen and cloakroom with stairs to the second floor having a lounge and two further bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms.

Outside there is off street parking for numerous cars, a small courtyard and a paved area to the rear with a good sized, mainly lawned garden to the side.

Staple is a picturesque village with its own village hall, church and public house whilst further amenities are found in the nearby villages of Wingham and Ash. The Cathedral City of Canterbury is approximately 9 miles away where you will find a wide variety of shopping, dining, cultural and educational facilities as well as a high-speed rail service to London St Pancras.

Room Sizes
L Shaped Lounge 11.15m x 10.34m (36'7 x 33'11)
Dining Room 7.06m x 5.00m (23'2 x 16'5)
Kitchen 5.23m x 5.18m (17'2 x 17'0)
Utility Room 2.46m x 1.91m (8'1 x 6'3)
Bedroom One 5.23m x 4.90m (17'2 x 16'1)
Bedroom Two 5.38m x 3.81m (17'8 x 12'6)
Bedroom Three 4.88m x 3.81m (16'0 x 12'6)
Bedroom Four 4.93m x 3.23m (16'2 x 10'7)
Bedroom Five/Study 3.51m x 2.26m (11'6 x 7'5)
Annex Bedroom Two 5.11m x 3.51m (16'9 x 11'6)
Lounge 6.48m x 3.81m (21'3 x 12'6)
Annex Bedroom One 6.63m x 3.56m (21'9 x 11'8)
Annex Bedroom Three 4.06m x 3.30m (13'4 x 10'10)
Cellar Storage Room 5.41m x 4.80m (17'9 x 15'9)
Cellar 5.99m x 4.90m (19'8 x 16'1)

Canterbury Area Guide

Canterbury – A city with a tale Canterbury is a city with a history dating back to 597; it was one of the most important centres of pilgrimage in Medieval England. Today, tourists replace pilgrims who flock to the City to take in its fascinating story while enjoying a café culture, restaurants and a good mix of independent and chain shops. There is plenty t