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St. Swithins Road, Tankerton, CT5 2HU  |  £725,000

Key Points

  • 19ft Lounge With Double Doors To Dining Room
  • Spacious Quality Fitted Kitchen
  • Three Good Size Bedrooms
  • Detached Garage + Parking
  • Detached Character Home
  • Separate Snug/Forth Bedroom
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Beautiful Well Established 85ft x 49ft Rear Garden
  • Much Sought After Location Close To Seafront

Property Information

This attractive detached house was believed to have been built in 1932 for the Bridge Master of Tower Bridge and his wife. This individual home is presented to a high standard and benefits from well-proportioned rooms. Situated in a prime Tankerton location within close proximity of the seafront, sailing club and Jo Jo's restaurant/cafe. When entering this comfortable home you are greeted by a spacious central hall with original oak wood floor, the 19ft lounge and separate snug/forth bedroom both have fireplaces, a large quality fitted kitchen opens into the dining room both of which overlook the beautiful rear garden and in addition is a downstairs cloakroom. To the first floor are three good size bedrooms, bathroom and additional WC. The property stands on a generous plot and benefits from a detached garage, ample parking and a delightful 85ft x 49ft rear garden which is well stocked with mature trees, bushes and shrubs offering attractive natural screening. Also in the garden are a log cabin, greenhouse and kitchen garden. Tankerton's parade of shops, restaurants and cafes are within half a mile. Bus services to the Historic Harbour Town of Whitstable (approx. 1½ miles) and the Cathedral City of Canterbury with its extensive shopping, leisure and educational facilities (approx. 7.2 miles) are available about 85 yards away. Whitstable mainline railway station is about a mile and the well regarded Swalecliffe Primary School is approximately 350 yards.


Open Porch

Outside light.


Entrance Hall 13' 0 x 8' 5 (3.97m x 2.57m )

Partially glazed and stained wood front entrance door. Leaded light window to front. Coved ceiling. Understairs storage cupboard. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor. Wood floor.


Lounge 18' 11 x 11' 11 (5.77m x 3.64m )

Feature brick fireplace housing living flame gas fire. Window to front overlooking garden. Two radiators. Beams to ceiling. Wood floor. Patio doors to:


Dining Room 11' 0 x 10' 2 (3.36m x 3.1m )

Windows to side and rear overlooking garden. French double doors with side panels to rear garden. LTV flooring. Radiator. Downlighters.


Snug 12' 0 x 10' 8 (3.66m x 3.26m )

Feature brick fireplace. Window to front overlooking garden. Radiator. Wood floor.


Kitchen/Breakfast Room 20' 10 x 9' 1 max (6.35m x 2.77m max)

Wide range of matching wall and base units. Inset 1½ bowl sink unit. Work surfaces. Gas hob. Built-in Siemens oven and warming drawer. Pull out storage unit. Integrated dishwasher and full height fridge and freezer. Windows to side and rear overlooking garden. Vertical radiators. Downlighters. LVT flooring. Glazed door to:



Door to cloakroom. UPVC double glazed door to rear garden.



Suite in white comprising wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Local splashback tiling. Heated chrome towel rail. Coved ceiling. Combination gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Frosted window to rear. Tiled floor.



Access via loft ladder to insulated loft. Radiator.


Bedroom 1 16' 9 x 10' 4 (5.11m x 3.15m )

Dormer windows to front and rear overlooking gardens. Built-in wardrobes. Built-in drawers. Radiator. Two eaves storage cupboards.


Bedroom 2 16' 9 x 12' 1 (5.11m x 3.69m )

Dormer windows to front and rear overlooking gardens. Built-in wardrobe. Eaves storage cupboard. Radiator.


Bedroom 3 8' 5 x 6' 8 plus wardrobe and recess (2.57m x 2.04m plus wardrobe and recess)

Window to front overlooking garden. Fitted double wardrobe. Radiator.



Suite in white comprising panelled bath with separate shower unit over bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC Heated towel rail. Frosted window to rear.


Separate WC

Suite in white comprising wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Heated chrome towel rail. Frosted window to side.


Detached Garage 15' 5 x 8' 4 (4.7m x 2.54m )

Power and light.


Storage Area 18' 4 x 5' 4 (5.59m x 1.63m )

Large enclosed storage area to side of property.


Front Garden

Mainly laid to block paving with well stocked flower and shrub bed. Block paved driveway to the front and side of property leading to garage providing off road parking.


Rear Garden 49' 0 x 85' 0 (14.94m x 25.91m )

Beautifully presented rear garden mainly laid to lawn with abundance of flower and shrub beds. Variety of trees. Block paved patio area. Further patio area. Four stainless steel finished post lights. Three vegetable patches. Workshop with power and light. Outside tap. Side access. Enclosed with fencing.


Log Cabin 12' 4 x 9' 0 (3.76m x 2.75m )

Power and light. Double glazed window to rear garden. Double glazed double doors to rear garden.


Main Services

The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.



Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the Cloakroom and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of UPVC double glazed sealed units.



The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.


Council Tax

We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band E. The amount payable under tax band E for the year 2023/2024 is £2,563.73.



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Agent Notes

Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any floor plans, plans or mapping and measurements are approximate quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition.<br />We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property.<br />No person in the employment of Kent Estate Agencies has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. Purchase prices, rents or other prices quoted are correct at the date of publication and, unless otherwise stated, exclusive of VAT.<br />For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure. Printed 29th September 2023.

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