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Gloucester Road, Tankerton, CT5 2DS  |  £1,600,000

Key Points

  • Luxuriously Fitted Throughout
  • 26ft Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 98ft Southerly Rear Garden
  • Prime Central Location
  • Elegant Victorian Double Fronted House
  • Five Double Bedrooms + Luxury En-Suite
  • Four Receptions + Cloakroom & Utility Room
  • Elevated Position With Extensive Views
  • Garage + Gates To Additional Parking

Property Information

This elegant detached Victorian double fronted residence commands an elevated position with extensive views across Whitstable and sea beyond where you can experience Whitstable's famous sunsets. This stunning home over the recent year has been extensively and sympathetically refurbished restoring a period home with true grace and elegance. On entering the property one is greeted by the spacious entrance hall with high ceiling and mosaic tiled floor. The generous sitting room and snug both have large bay windows and open fireplaces and in addition there is a separate dining room with log burning stove. With plenty of natural light flooding in the magnificent kitchen is the hub of the house with bespoke hand-made units and large island unit providing plenty of space for entertaining with direct access to the southerly facing rear garden. In addition there is a family room, plant room, walk-in pantry, cloakroom and fitted utility room. Over the first and second floors are five double bedrooms, two shower rooms and the main bedroom features walk-in wardrobe and a luxuriously fitted en-suite. The 98ft rear garden benefits from a southerly aspect with a large sun terrace creating a perfect setting for alfresco living. Off road parking has been provided to the front of the integral garage as well as secure parking area via gates to the rear of the property. Situated in a much sought after central location about 700 yards from Tankerton's parade of shops, restaurants and cafes and only another 150 yards to the delightful Tankerton Slopes and seafront. The well regarded St. Mary's primary school and Whitstable mainline railway station is approximately 525 yards and regular bus services are available about 700 yards in Tankerton Road to the Quaint Harbour Town of Whitstable (approx. 0.9 of a mile) and the Cathedral City of Canterbury (approx. 6.8 miles).


Open Porch


Entrance Hall

Painted wood front entrance door with leaded light colour glazed panel, side panel and fan lights with leaded light and coloured glazing hand made by The Lead Light Gallery. Cornice ceiling. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor. Victorian style mosaic ceramic tiled floor. Two cast iron radiators.



Suite in white comprising vanity unit with marble top and inset bowl with cupboard below and high level WC. Cast iron radiator. Frosted window to side. Tumbled marble tiled floor from Mandarin stone.


Lounge 28' 5 x 12' 7 (8.67m x 3.84m )

Bay window to front with cast iron radiator below. Open fireplace with marble and stainless steel surround on black slate hearth by Chesney's. Picture rail. Cornice ceiling and ceiling rose. Bespoke hand-made bi-folding doors with decorative moulds and coloured glass corner panels to kitchen. Two cast iron radiators. Solid quarter cut wide plank English Oak flooring.


Snug 16' 6 x 12' 7 into alcoves (5.03m x 3.84m into alcoves)

Feature fireplace with black slate and decorative tile surround on black slate open hearth. Cornice ceiling and ceiling rose. Bay windows to front with cast iron radiator below. Solid quarter cut wide plank English Oak flooring. Built-in cupboard and shelves to alcoves.


Dining Room 12' 9 into alcove x 11' 7 (3.89m into alcove x 3.54m )

Fireplace with black slate hearth housing Belle Portable log burning stove. Two windows to rear. Cast iron radiator. Cornice ceiling. Solid quarter cut wide plank English Oak flooring. Double doors to dining room.


Family Room 14' 8 x 10' 4 (4.48m x 3.15m )

Porthole window to rear overlooking garden. Window to side. Central octagonal double glazed lantern window. Underfloor heating. Engineered oak flooring.


Kitchen/Breakfast Room 26' 1 x 15' 7 (7.96m x 4.75m )

Bespoke hand built kitchen with a mixture of hand painted units finished in Farrow and Ball Lichen 19 eggshell and solid English oak. Central English oak island unit with pop up power points. Leather finished black Granite worktops. Ceramic double sink by Villroy and Boch with stainless steel mixer tap by Franke. Three oven Aga range with Aga Intelligent Management System and handmade flashback tiling to rear. Integral multi-function stainless steel extract with remote motor. Aga DXD refrigerator. Integral Bosch dishwasher. Slate floor made from Mandarin stone. Underfloor heating. Bespoke octagonal timber painted double glazed roof light with central feature lantern. Bespoke built-in bookcase. Electrically operated glazed roof light. Door to:-



Door to cloakroom. Door providing access to rear garden.


Open Lobby 11' 4 x 5' 4 (3.46m x 1.63m )

Lantern window. Tiled floor. Doors to plant room, walk-in pantry and utility room. Door to inner lobby with personal door to garage.


Walk-In Pantry 5' 0 x 4' 2 (1.53m x 1.27m )


Utility Room 9' 11 x 7' 7 (3.03m x 2.32m )

Range of matching base units. Inset butler sink. Partially tiled walls. Solid oiled oak butcher block work surfaces with drainer grooves and upstands. Electric oven with gas hob. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Porthole window to rear. Tiled flooring. Door to side leading to rear garden.


Plant Room 15' 0 x 4' 8 (4.58m x 1.43m )

Fully pressurised hot water system with dual pump delivering instant hot water to all floors with no drop in pressure.


First Floor Landing

Door to rear providing access to roof. Double airing cupboard with timber slate shelving and re-claimed stripped pine doors. Solid re-claimed Pitch Pine flooring. Balustrade staircase leading to second floor.


Bedroom 1 12' 6 x 11' 8 (3.81m x 3.56m )

Window to rear overlooking garden. Two cast iron radiators. Re-claimed solid Pitch Pine floor. Door to walk-in wardrobe and en-suite.


En-Suite 19' 1 x 8' 3 (5.82m x 2.52m )

Suite in white. Freestanding polished cast iron bath with remote waste and freestanding mixer tap in polished nickel and hand held shower attachment. Spittal free standing shower cubicle in polished nickel. Vanity unit with polished mahogany top and upstand with under mounted wash hand basin and polished nickel taps with cupboard below. Brora high level WC with polished nickel fittings and polished mahogany throne seat. Chrome heated towel rail. Cast iron radiator. Three half frosted windows to front with distant sea views. Downlighters. Mandarin stone tumbled marble chequer pattern tiled floor. Extractor fan.


Bedroom 2 14' 0 x 12' 7 (4.27m x 3.84m )

Window to front with distant sea views. Corner window to side with stunning views across Whitstable and Estuary. Picture rail. Cornice ceiling. Fireplace with black slate hearth housing small log burner. Solid re-claimed Pitch Pine flooring. Cast iron radiator.


Bedroom 3 12' 8 x 11' 8 (3.87m x 3.56m )

Two windows to rear overlooking garden. Cast iron radiator. Cast iron Victorian fireplace with black slate open hearth. Solid re-claimed Pitch Pine flooring.


First Floor Shower Room 6' 7 x 6' 7 (2.01m x 2.01m )

Suite in white comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, wall hung wash hand basin and low level WC. Radiator. Chrome heated towel rail. Partially tiled walls. Half frosted window to side with views of Whitstable and Estuary. Downlighters. Tiled flooring. Extractor fan.


Second Floor Landing

Two windows to rear with extensive views.


Bedroom 4 17' 10 x 12' 5 (5.44m x 3.79m )

Velux window to rear overlooking garden and extensive views. Contemporary radiator. Eaves storage cupboards. Built-in Pine wardrobes.


Bedroom 5 17' 10 x 12' 4 (5.44m x 3.76m )

Velux window to side and rear overlooking garden and extensive views. Contemporary radiator. Built-in Pine wardrobes. Eaves storage cupboards.


Second Floor Shower Room 6' 8 x 6' 1 (2.04m x 1.86m )

Suite in white comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, wall hung wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Radiator. Chrome heated towel rail. Partially tiled walls. Two half frosted windows to front. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Extractor fan.


Integral Garage 18' 0 x 10' 6 (5.49m x 3.21m )

Double doors to drive. Personal door to rear garden. Door to side lobby. Power points and light. Tiled floor. Radiator.


Front Garden

Brick wall to front with cast iron railings. Cast iron pedestrian gate leading to tiled path to front door. Well stocked flower beds. Block paved driveway to front of garage providing off road parking.


Rear Garden 78' 0 x 78' 0 (23.78m x 23.78m )

Mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and borders. Large paved patio area. Pedestrian side access. Secure gated access to large fenced off area laid to concrete providing additional off parking area. Large timber shed.


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 fully pressurised hot water system with dual pumps situated in the plant room delivering hot water to all levels with no drop in pressure (100kw commercial hot water heater) and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of timber frame and 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 2021/2022 is £3,231.58.



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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 18th August 2021.

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