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The Drive, Chestfield, CT5 3NW  |  £945,000

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Key Points

  • Exclusive Village Location
  • Fitted Kitchen Opening To Orangery + Dining Room
  • Five Bedrooms + En-Suite Shower Room
  • Close Proximity To Golf Course
  • Character Detached Residence
  • Occupying A Substantial Corner Plot
  • Four Good Size Reception Rooms
  • Detached Garage & Ample Parking
  • Early Viewing Recommended

Property Information

Robins Grove is located in an exclusive village location within a short stroll to Chestfield's 18 hole Golf course and 14th Century barn converted to a Public House and restaurant. This beautiful home has been extended and refurbished over recent years by the current owners cleverly maintaining its original charm and character. As you step inside you will immediately appreciate this lovely home with the welcoming entrance hall with wood panelling and contemporary fitted kitchen that opens to both dining room and orangery which then flows into the family room creating a fantastic open space for entertaining and for all the family to be together. In addition there is a separate sitting room with fireplace. To the first floor are five bedrooms with en-suite to master, family bathroom and separate WC. The property stands central to the plot with well screened surrounding gardens and ample off road parking provided on the drive which extends to the side leading to the detached garage. To the rear of the garage is a self-contained guest suite with shower room. This great location is convenient with Chestfield mainline railway station, Sainsburys, local shopping facilities and medical centre all just under a mile. Bus services are available in Chestfield Road about 175 yards to the quaint Harbour Town of Whitstable (approx. 2.5 miles) and the Cathedral City of Canterbury (approx. 6 miles) which is a prominent centre for education and offers a wealth of retail and cultural activities including the Whitefriars Shopping Centre, Marlowe Theatre and a selection of museums and art galleries. The delightful Tankerton sea front is about 1.3 miles.


Open Porch

Outside light.


Entrance Hall

Oak front entrance door with glazed side panel. Radiator. Understairs storage cupboard. Balustrade staircase leading to the first floor. Wood panelling to walls. Wood floor.



Suite in cream comprising wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard and drawers below and WC with concealed cistern. Tiled walls. Radiator. Extractor fan. Tiled floor.


Sitting Room 15' 0 x 13' 5 (4.58m x 4.09m )

Feature fireplace housing living flame gas fire. Large window to front overlooking garden. Radiator. Two windows to side.


Dining Room 17' 2 x 12' 11 plus fire recess (5.24m x 3.94m plus fire recess)

Recess with bressumer beam and feature fireplace housing living flame gas fire, colour glazed leaded light windows to either side. Window to front and side overlooking garden. Radiator. Downlighters. Fitted units. Contemporary bar area. Feature beams to ceiling. Opening to kitchen.


Kitchen 15' 0 x 9' 0 (4.58m x 2.75m )

Matching range of contemporary wall and base units. Single drainer stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit. Granite work surfaces. Partially tiled walls. Inset five ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor cooker hood above. Built-in fan assisted electric double oven. Built-in microwave. Integrated dishwasher and washing machine. Cupboard housing wall mounted combination Worcester gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Bay window to side. Tiled floor. Radiator. Downlighters. Opening to dining room and orangery.


Orangery 18' 5 x 11' 8 (5.62m x 3.56m )

Windows to side and rear overlooking garden. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. The orangery is of cavity brick built construction. Bi-folding doors to rear garden. Tiled floor. Large lantern window. Downlighters. Opening to family room.


Family Room 13' 8 x 13' 3 (4.17m x 4.04m )

Window to side and rear overlooking garden. Radiator. Tiled floor.



Large feature colour glazed window to rear. Access via loft ladder to insulated and partly boarded loft with light.


Bedroom 1 13' 5 x 13' 5 (4.09m x 4.09m )

Windows to sides and rear overlooking garden. Radiator. Feature door way to en-suite.


En-Suite 9' 9 x 4' 6 (2.98m x 1.38m )

Suite in white comprising walk-in shower cubicle with fixed glass screen, wall hung wash hand basin with drawers below and close coupled WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Partially tiled walls. Frosted window to side. Downlighters. Tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Shaver point.


Bedroom 2 14' 1 x 12' 6 plus door recess (4.3m x 3.81m plus door recess)

Windows to front and side overlooking garden. Range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards. Radiator.


Bedroom 3 10' 1 plus recess x 9' 10 (3.08m plus recess x 3m )

Windows to front and side overlooking garden. Radiator.


Bedroom 4 10' 3 x 8' 11 (3.13m x 2.72m )

Window to side. Radiator.


Bedroom 5 9' 4 x 7' 6 (2.85m x 2.29m )

Window to front overlooking garden. Radiator.


Bathroom 9' 8 x 5' 9 (2.95m x 1.76m )

Suite in white comprising panelled bath with jacuzzi, mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, wall hung wash hand basin with drawers below. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Window to rear. Downlighters. Tiled floor.


Separate WC

Window to rear. Close coupled WC in white. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Tiled floor.


Detached Garage 20' 2 x 9' 6 (6.15m x 2.9m )

Power and light.


Guest Suite 13' 11 x 9' 1 (4.25m x 2.77m )

Window to side overlooking rear garden. Electric heater. Vaulted ceiling. Door to:-


Shower Room 8' 11 x 2' 8 (2.72m x 0.82m )

Suite in white comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Window to rear. Tiled floor.


Front Garden

High border hedging. Pedestrian gate to path leading to front door. Double gates to driveway extending to side of property leading to garage providing ample parking. Lawn area with shrubs and bushes. Crazy paved seating area.


Side Garden 66' 0 x 37' 0 (20.12m x 11.28m )

Mainly laid to lawn with bushes and shrubs. Ornamental pond with rockery and waterfall. Crazy paved patio area. Enclosed with high hedging.


Rear Garden 73' 0 x 45' 0 (22.26m x 13.72m )

Mainly laid to lawn with shrubs. Paved patio area. Timber shed. Gravelled seating area. Outside tap. Outside lighting. Gated pedestrian side access. Enclosed with high hedging giving a good level of privacy.


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 kitchen and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of painted timber frames with 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 G. The amount payable under tax band G for the year 2022/2023 is £3,398.93.

i:- The Council Tax Band website displays a review pending indicator. The indicator shows that improvements have been made to the property which might result in a tax band increase when a 'relevant transaction' next takes place, e.g. the property is sold.



Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.



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 13th May 2022

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