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Forge Lane, Canterbury, CT3 4EF  |  £475,000

Key Points

  • 1960's Detached Family Home
  • Highly Desirable Semi-Rural Location
  • Corner Plot With Gardens Encompassing The House
  • Rural Views Across The Adjoining Countryside
  • Situated On A Sleepy No Through Road
  • Four Good Size Bedrooms
  • Triple Aspect 26' (7.98m) Kitchen/Diner
  • Driveway To Side Providing Ample Off-Road Parking
  • Contemporary Family Bathroom & Downstairs WC
  • Rare Opportunity Not To Be Missed!

Property Information

Idyllic location for the aptly named ‘Corner House’, situated within the beautiful hamlet of Marshside, approximately 8 miles from the city of Canterbury and 5 miles from the beaches at Herne Bay.
With triple and double aspect rooms, the property floods with natural light and enjoys rural views across the adjoining countryside from the first floor.
The 26' (7.98m) kitchen/diner overlooks all three garden areas and proves to be the definite hub of the home; perfect for socialising throughout the day and night. The dual-aspect sitting room lies to the rear of the house with French doors opening to the rear garden and an archway to the kitchen/diner. A downstairs WC concludes the generous ground floor.
The spacious first floor provides four superb size bedrooms and a contemporary family bathroom with both bath and a double shower cubicle.
The attractive gardens encompass the property with various areas to relax in. A driveway is found to the side of the house and provides ample off road parking.

Marshside is a highly desirable hamlet, forming the parish of Chislet which features an extremely popular gastro pub called The Gate Inn and a C of E Primary School (Ofsted Good). There are also some excellent primary schools nearby, including Reculver C of E Primary School (Ofsted excellent) just 2.4 miles away and Herne Infant & Junior Schools (Ofsted Good) just 3 miles distant.
The village of Upstreet (1.9 miles), offers a convenience store/Post Office, whilst the fast 'up-and-coming' town of Herne Bay with its period seafront offers shopping facilities, cafes and restaurants and is just 5 miles away. The fashionable seafront town of Whitstable, with its boutique shops, fresh seafood restaurants, Oyster Festival and pubs is only 10 miles away.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury (8 miles) provides extensive shopping facilities with a modern shopping centre, a range of boutique shops and cafes, the new Marlowe Theatre and a choice of schools in both the public and private sectors, including Kings, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton boys and girls grammar schools.


Approved Property Details


Entrance Hall

Stained wood front entrance door. Stairs leading to first floor. Airing cupboard.



Suite in white comprising wall hung wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Radiator. Frosted window to side. Tiled flooring.


Sitting Room 15' 10 x 14' 0 (4.83m x 4.27m )

Coved ceiling. Windows to side and rear overlooking rear garden. Radiator. TV point. Parquet wood flooring. French doors to rear garden.


Kitchen/Diner 26' 2 x 11' 11 (7.98m x 3.64m )

The kitchen is planned with a matching range of wall and base units arranged on three walls with inset 1 1/2 bowl sink unit. Work surfaces. Plumbing for dishwasher. Windows to front, side and rear overlooking front, side and rear garden. Power points. Radiators. Parquet flooring to dining area with laminate flooring in the kitchen. Central island unit. Space for American fridge freezer. Cupboard housing floor standing oil fired boiler. Door providing access to the garden.



Access to insulated and partly boarded loft with light. Radiator.


Bedroom One 17' 10 x 11' 8 (5.44m x 3.56m )

Window to front and side overlooking far reaching rural views. Built-in wardrobe cupboards. Power points.


Bedroom Two 14' 2 x 11' 10 (4.32m x 3.61m )

Window to rear. Built-in wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. Power points.


Bedroom Three 10' 9 x 9' 1 (3.28m x 2.77m )

Window to side. Radiator. Power points.


Bedroom Four 10' 9 x 6' 7 (3.28m x 2.01m )

Window to rear. Radiator. Power points.


Bathroom 11' 10 x 9' 11 At Max Points L-Shape Room (3.61m x 3.03m )

Suite in white comprising panelled bath separate fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard below. Close coupled W.C. Frosted windows to front and side. Laminate flooring.


Main Garden

Mainly laid to lawn with flower beds, bushes and shrubs. Raised hard standing. Side pedestrian access both sides. Personal gate to driveway/parking area.


Rear Garden

Low maintenance garden with loose stone, flower beds borders and a raised decked seating area.


Front Garden

Border wall to front.


Off-Road Parking

Concrete driveway to side providing ample off-road parking.


Main Services

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



Central heating is provided by an oil fired boiler situated externally to the property 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 2024/2025 is £2,737.32.



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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.

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