WHERE PERIOD ELEGANCE MEETS MODERN CONVENIENCE - AND WITH GREAT POTENTIAL FOR ANNEX ACCOMMODATION OR DEVELOPMENT
The Latch is a beautifully presented detached family home nestling within its own extensive and well maintained private grounds. This truly is a rare opportunity to acquire this delightful period home which the current owners have enjoyed for well over thirty years. The property is located in the picturesque Reading Street village area, opposite farm fields on the outskirts of Broadstairs. The renowned North Foreland Golf Course is within just half a mile and the sandy beaches of Kingsgate, Joss and Botany Bays are all within a mile radius.
This well maintained and presented home offers stylish and comfortable family accommodation arranged over two floors which includes four good sized bedrooms with an en-suite dressing room and bathroom to the master bedroom, an elegant lounge, separate dining room and study, together with a kitchen/diner, morning room, boot room with adjoining cloakroom/WC and a utility room. Situated within the extensive grounds and separate to the main house is a good size double garage with adjoining workshop, greenhouse and potting shed which, in our opinion and subject to obtaining planning permission, could be transformed into annex accommodation for a dependent, or maybe a separate holiday let or even for re-sale. A 360 degree online virtual tour is available to view or for an appointment to view [use Contact Agent Button].
Via double casement glazed doors to entrance porch with attractive tiled floor, side windows light, and half glazed door with glazed side panels leading into the entrance hall.
4.73m extending to 8.32m x 1.80m (15' 6" extending to 27' 4" x 5'11'') . Welcoming entrance hall with feature waxed and sealed wooden floorboards. Dado rail and ceiling coving. Cupboard housing electric meter and fuses. Feature cast iron radiator. Understairs storage cupboard.
8.160m x 4.040m (26' 9" x 13' 3") An impressive room with feature square bay window to front and window to side. Open fireplace with cast iron, marble and ornate surround. Two radiators. Four wall lamps. Coved ceiling. Built-in drinks cabinet. Fitted carpet. Bi-folding two-thirds glazed doors opening into the study.
3.990m x 3.550m (13' 1" x 11' 8") Double glazed French doors with side panels leading out to the rear garden with sun awning over. Window to side. Radiator. Serving hatch from kitchen.
5.290m x 3.790m (17' 4" x 12' 5") Half glazed casement door with glazed side panels leading into the room. Double aspect room with feature square bay window to the front and two raised square box-bay side windows. Fireplace with living flame coal effect gas fire, tiled hearth and ornate surround. Coved ceiling and central ceiling rose. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Serving hatch from kitchen.
2.280m x 1.720m (7' 6" x 5' 8") With double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Fitted coat rack with overhead storage. Quarry tiled flooring. Radiator. Door to cloakroom/WC.
Fitted with low level WC and wash hand basin. Quarry tiled flooring and tiling to half wall height. Extractor.
3.890m x 3.590m (12' 9" x 11' 9") Fitted with an extensive range of units with integrated appliances which include fridge and freezer, Miele induction hob with extractor over, Neff oven and Bosch dishwasher. Extensive Corian work surface area with integrated twin bowl sink unit and drainer. Built-in larder-style storage cupboard. Window to side with electrically operated blind. Feature vertical radiator. Tiled flooring. Wood panelled ceiling with inset lighting. Open doorway to lobby area with storage and doors to utility room and morning room.
1.70m x 1.65m (5' 7" x 5' 5") Built-in storage cupboards housing Worcester boiler and water-softener. Fitted storage with work-surface over and inset stainless steel sink unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Windows to front and rear door leading out to the side garden.
3.130m x 2.680m (10' 3" x 8' 10") With double glazed sliding doors out to rear garden and double glazed window to side. Tiled flooring with electric underfloor heating. Wood panelled ceiling with inset lighting. Radiator.
Spacious landing area with fitted carpet, window to rear and casement door leading out onto roof terrace. Doors to separate WC, family bathroom and bedroom four. Further stairs to main landing.
3.89m x 2.08m (12' 9 x 6' 10) South-westerly facing tiled roof terrace with powder-coated wrought-iron railings to two sides.
With low level WC, wash basin, radiator and window to rear. Waxed and sealed wooden flooring.
Fitted with panelled bath with shower over and pedestal wash basin. Waxed and sealed wooden flooring. Ladder-style towel rail/radiator. Electric shaver point and light. Sash window to side.
3.20m x 2.22m (10' 6" x 7' 3") plus door-well. Range of fitted wardrobes to one wall with storage over. Double glazed window to rear. Double radiator. Fitted carpet.
With fitted carpet, radiator, dado rail and balustrades. Recess with hatch to loft space. Doors to bedrooms one, two and three.
4.790m x 4.290m (15' 9" x 14' 1") Two sash windows to front with farmland views. Waxed and sealed wooden flooring. Feature fireplace with coal-effect living flame gas fire and tiled hearth. Picture rail. Built-in storage cupboards to recesses. Two radiators. Door to:
3.090m x 1.900m (10' 2" x 6' 3") Incorporating his and hers hanging and shelved storage space. Waxed and sealed wooden flooring. Radiator. Sash window to side. Door to:
4.00m x 1.94m (13' 1" x 6' 4") Fitted with free-standing roll-top bath, inset tiled shower cubicle, WC and feature wall mounted wash basin. Tiling to floor with electric underfloor heating. Fully tiled to most walls. Sash window to rear. Two ladder-style towel rail radiators.
5.00m x 4.26m (16' 5" x 14' 0") With two sash windows to front with farmland views and two high level oriel windows to the side. Feature fireplace with tiled hearth. Waxed and sealed wooden flooring. Two radiators. Fitted wash basin.
3.93m x 3.80m (12' 11" x 12' 6") With two sash windows to rear. Waxed and sealed wooden flooring. Feature fireplace. Storage cupboards to recesses. Radiator.
FRONT & SIDE GARDENS
To the front of the property is a paved and walled garden with established hedges. There is pedestrian access to the side garden and driveway. The side garden is well established and offers a screened area providing additional access to the property and the rear garden. There is a driveway running the full depth of the site leading down to the courtyard parking area and garage.
25.90m deep x 24.38m wide (85' deep x 80' wide). A beautifully established and well manicured south facing garden with a plethora of shrubs, trees and borders. There is a large feature fish pond, extensive lawned area, sunny patio and access to the side garden, driveway, greenhouse and rear courtyard parking area.
Providing a large concreted parking area for several vehicles with access to the double garage and workshop.
5.00m wide x 4.95m deep (16' 5" x 16' 3") With electric up and over door, power and light, open into a further storage area previously used for stabling with personal stable-door and cobble stone flooring.
WORKSHOP, GREEN HOUSE AND POTTING SHED
Brick built workshop measuring 5.68m x 2.84m (18' 8 x 9' 4) with concrete screed floor, work-bench, power and light. Door to courtyard and door into greenhouse and potting shed measuring 5.88m x 2.80m (19' 4 x 9' 2) with concrete base floor and planters, glass roof and Belfast style sink.
The overall plot extends to approx. 50.59m (166') deep x 24.38m (80') wide extending to 29.87m (98') wide at the courtyard. The out-buildings may, in our opinion and, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent, convert into annex accommodation. All planning enquiries should be made to Thanet District Council planning department.