Forming part of the first Lord Northcliffe's estate this distinctive late 19th Century property was originally the stables, garage, chauffeur's cottage and billiard room for the main house, Elmwood. Still featuring a working clock tower on the roof, The Clock House was later converted to offer extensive and opulent family accommodation with a later facade added in the early part of the 20th Century.
Situated in the desirable and affluent Reading Street area of Broadstairs, The Clock House occupies a large and private plot that benefits from a walled garden and ample off-street parking including a secure gated courtyard/parking area and a garage. Since the current vendors have owned the property the have undertaken a large schedule of refurbishment and extensions which have all been completed to the highest standard and with the greatest care to retain the period charm of the property. Arranged over two floors, the flexible accommodation of this home comprises an impressive entrance hall, principal lounge, bar/second reception room, large bespoke fitted kitchen/diner/garden room, formal dining room, utility room, snug/bedroom six and two cloakroom/W.C's.
On the first floor is a well appointed family bathroom, master bedroom with fitted furniture and en-suite shower room and four further bedrooms with two benefiting from shared use of a Jack and Jill en-suite bathroom and one that features a dressing room.Externally this home continues is spacious theme with a beautifully maintained 96'9" south facing rear garden with a large patio area and a 17'2" cabin which the current vendors use as a gym but may be suitable for a home office or studio.The Clock House is located just off Reading Street, one of Broadstairs most sought after addresses, ideally positioned within close proximity to the picturesque sands at Joss Bay, North Foreland Golf club, local schools and amenities. Call Terence Painter Properties now on[use Contact Agent Button] to arrange your viewing.
Access into the property is via double glazed French doors with side lights and an arched window over. There are stone steps down to the entrance hall.
5.491m x 4.076m (18' 0" x 13' 4") This grand entrance hall features a double glazed window to the rear of the property, carpeted stairs to the first floor, fitted cloak cupboard, under stairs storage cupboards, radiator, ornate coving, picture rail, travertine tiled flooring, open doorway to an inner hallway and doors leading off to a further inner hallway, cloakroom/w.c and bar/reception room two.
There is a frosted double glazed window to the rear of the property and an antique style w.c, wash hand basin and radiator. The walls are partly tiled and there is travertine tiled flooring.
6.176m x 5.675m (20' 3" x 18' 7") This lovely and bright double aspect room features a large double glazed window to the side of the property and a large double glazed window and door to the rear which provides access to the garden. There is a fully fitted bespoke bar with two integrated fridges, granite worktops and a wine fridge, impressive fireplace with wooden surround and granite hearth, chevron style parquet wooden flooring, wall lights, coving and dado rail.
INNER HALLWAY ONE
There are two large double glazed windows to the side of the property which over look the courtyard/parking area, two doors to the principal lounge, door to the kitchen/diner, fitted cupboard/bookshelf, down lights and travertine tiled flooring.
5.806m x 5.649m (19' 1" x 18' 6") There is a large double glazed window and door to the rear which provides access to the garden. This room features a fireplace with a log burner inset and quarry tiled hearth, two bespoke fitted shelving and storage units to the recesses, television point, radiator and carpet flooring.
6.113m x 3.609m (20' 1" x 11' 10") This bespoke fitted kitchen comprises an extensive range of fitted island, wall and base units with integrated appliances including two electric oven/grills, microwave/combi, two fridge/freezers, dish washer and an induction hob with an extractor hood over. There is a stainless steel sink with a waste disposal unit inset to solid granite worktops. There is a breakfast bar area to the island unit, double glazed windows to the rear, double louvre doors to the dining room, door with inset stained glass to the utility room, localised tiling to the walls, down lights, pendant lights and travertine tiled flooring. The kitchen in open to the dining area/garden room.
8.480m x 2.899m (27' 10" x 9' 6") The kitchen units extend into this room and feature a range of wall units and an integrated fridge/freezer. There are double glazed French doors to the garden and a large double glazed window to the rear with an arched window over which enjoys views across the garden. Other features of this room include a roof lantern light, television point and travertine tiled flooring.
4.931m x 3.660m (16' 2" x 12' 0") There is a bay window to the side of the property, feature fireplace with wooden surround, chevron style parquet wooden flooring, wall lights and a radiator.
5.811m x 3.04m (19' 1" x 10' 0") There are fitted units which complement the kitchen units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a butler sink inset to granite work tops, double glazed window and door to the side of the property which provides access to the courtyard/parking area, door to the cloakroom/w.c, fitted larder cupboard, down lights and travertine tiled flooring.
There is a low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, towel radiator. light tube, down lights, extractor and travertine tiled flooring.
INNER HALLWAY TWO
This area leads off the entrance hall and features a double glazed window door to the front of the property with side lights, carpeted stairs to bedroom five, door to the snug/bedroom six and travertine tiled flooring.
4.507m x 4.485m (14' 9" x 14' 9") There are high level windows to the rear and a double glazed sliding door to the rear which provides access to the courtyard/parking area. This room boasts a fitted media unit with television point, extensive high level storage cupboards, fitted cupboard which houses the boilers and water cylinders, down lights and engineered wooden flooring.
This is a split level landing with two large double glazed windows to the side of the property, access hatch to the loft space, fitted linen cupboard,radiator, down lights, carpet flooring and doors leading off to the family bathroom, master bedroom and bedrooms two, three and four.
6.065m x 5.214m (19' 11" x 17' 1") Measurements include an extensive range of fitted wardrobes with dressing table and feature lighting, two large double glazed windows to the rear which enjoy views over the garden, television and telephone points, radiator, access hatch to the loft space, carpet flooring and a door to the en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
There is a fully tiled double width shower cubicle with a rain style mixer shower with a hand shower attachment, towel radiator and a low level w.c and wash hand basin which are both inset to a vanity unit with illuminated mirror and storage above. There are down lights, extractor and Karndean flooring.
4.292m x 3.674m (14' 1" x 12' 1") There is a window to the side of the property, television point, radiator and carpet flooring.
4.357m x 3.692m (14' 4" x 12' 1") There is a double glazed window to the rear of the property which enjoys views over the garden, television point, radiator and carpet flooring.
3.665m x 1.972m (12' 0" x 6' 6") This well appointed room features a panelled bath, fully tiled corner shower cubicle with a chrome mixer shower, ladder style towel radiator and a low level w.c and wash hand basin which are both inset to a vanity unit with a fitted mirror a storage cabinet over. There is a fitted storage unit, stained glass window to the rear, down lights, extractor and Karndean flooring.
4.343m x 3.807m (14' 3" x 12' 6") There is a double glazed window to the rear of the property which enjoys views over the garden, television point, radiator, carpet flooring and a door to the 'Jack and Jill' bathroom.
'JACK AND JILL' EN-SUITE BATHROOM
3.574m x 3.089m (11' 9" x 10' 2") This is another well appointed room featuring a panelled bath, double width fully tiled corner shower cubicle with a rain style shower with hand shower attachment and a low level w.c and wash hand basin which are both inset to a vanity unit with an illuminated mirror over. There is a fitted storage unit, Velux window to the rear, double glazed window to the front, down lights, extractor and Karndean flooring.
6.329m x 3.071m (20' 9" x 10' 1") This room also has access to the en-suite 'Jack and Jill' bathroom via the dressing room. Bedroom five is accessed via carpeted stairs leading off inner hallway two. This room features a double glazed window to the side of the property and two Velux windows. There are eave storage cupboards, television and telephone points, radiators and a door to the dressing room.
There is a double glazed window to the front of the property, Velux window to the rear and a door to the en-suite 'Jack and Jill' bathroom.
29.50m x 19.50m (96' 9" x 64' 0") This fantastic size south facing garden features a large paved patio area immediately to the property with steps up to a predominantly lawned garden with some mature trees and planting. There is an access gate to the front of the property, timber shed, outside lighting, tap and power points. This garden also features a large cabin which the current vendors use as a gym but may be also suitable for a home office or studio.
5.235m x 3.832m (17' 2" x 12' 7") This large area features a double glazed window to the side, underfloor heating, lighting, power points and laminate wood effect flooring. To the rear of the cabin is garden store.
12.90m x 9.30m (42' 4" x 30' 6") This area is accessed from Reading Street via secure vehicular and pedestrian remote controlled gates. There is block paving, security lighting and doors providing access to the utility room and the snug/bedroom six.
5.341m x 2.749m (17' 6" x 9' 0") The garage is accessed via Reading Street and features double wooden gates to the front, wooden door to the side, power points and lighting.
To the front of the property is additional off street parking.