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Borstal Hill, Whitstable, CT5 4LX  |  £925,000

Key Points

  • Beautiful Walled Country Style Garden With Well
  • Formal Dining Room With D-Shaped Fireplace
  • Family Room With Vaulted ceiling
  • Four Bedrooms Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Substantial Grade II Listed Character Home
  • 20ft Lounge/Diner With Log Burning Stove
  • Drawing Room Area With Inglenook Fireplace
  • Bespoke Handmade Fitted Kitchen
  • Large Detached Garage + Off Road Parking

Property Information

Waypost House is a Grade II listed property showcasing its historical significance and architectural value. The building's history spans five centuries making it a treasure trove of stories and memories from different eras. Adding a touch of elegance and character to the interior are three fine examples of impressive working fireplaces with the first being a large inglenook located in the drawing room area, the second is a D-shaped open fireplace in the formal dining room and the third a large fireplace housing a log burning stove within the lounge/diner which has a wealth of beams forming the oldest part of the house believed to date back to c.1470. Additional to the ground floor is a bespoke handmade fitted kitchen. The newer part of the property dating in the early 1900's provides a large reception room with vaulted ceiling, utility room and downstairs shower room. Over the first and second floors are four/five bedrooms and family bathroom. The property's charm extends outdoors with a beautiful country-style garden providing a pleasant relaxing natural atmosphere with a selection of seating areas amongst a wide variety of mixed flowers, shrubs and other greenery. The garden at Waypost House is further enhanced by being enclosed by flint walls which not only provide privacy but also contribute to the property's historical aesthetic. Parking is provided in a sectioned off driveway to the rear via double gates giving access to a large detached garage.
Overall Waypost House is a delightful place that combines historical significance, architectural beauty and the tranquility of a country-style garden. A truly wonderful place to immerse yourself in the past while enjoying the comforts of a charming and well-preserved property.


Entrance Hall

Solid wood front entrance door. Radiator. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor. Beam to ceiling. Large understairs cloaks cupboard with light.


Drawing Room Area 14' 2 x 10' 3 (4.32m x 3.13m )

Large inglenook fireplace with open hearth and bressumer beam. Bay window to front with deep sill. Radiator.


Formal Dining Room 14' 2 x 14' 1 (4.32m x 4.3m )

Large brick D-Shaped fireplace with open hearth and bressumer beam. Bay window to front with deep sill. Radiator. Beams. Two wall light points.


Lounge/Diner 21' 7 x 10' 8 (6.58m x 3.26m )

Large feature brick fireplace housing log burning stove with bressumer beam. Bay window to rear overlooking garden with deep sill. Stable door to rear garden. Additional windows to rear. Wealth of beams. Radiator. Door to kitchen. Opening to snug area.


Kitchen 11' 1 x 10' 2 (3.38m x 3.1m )

Handmade bespoke fitted kitchen with a matching range of wall and base units. Undermount double sink unit. Granite work surfaces with drainer grooves. Inset electric hob with extractor hood above and built-in electric oven. Built-in combination oven. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Window to side and rear overlooking garden. Vertical radiator. Tiled floor.


Family Room 15' 8 x 13' 7 (4.78m x 4.15m )

Window to front. Radiator. Vaulted ceiling. Parquet flooring. High level door providing access to boarded loft storage area housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater.


Utility Room 6' 7 x 6' 1 (2.01m x 1.86m )

Window to rear overlooking garden. Plumbing for washing machine. Stable doors to rear garden.


Shower Room 5' 10 x 6' 6 (1.78m x 1.99m )

Suite in white comprising shower cubicle, wall hung wash hand basin and low level WC. Partially tiled walls. Radiator. Window to rear. Extractor fan. Wall mounted Potterton gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating.



Window to rear overlooking garden. Radiator. Beams. Door providing access to staircase leading to second floor.


Bedroom One 14' 3 x 14' 0 (4.35m x 4.27m )

Window to front. Radiator. Door to dressing room.


Dressing Room

Large built-in wardrobe. Oriel window to front.


Bedroom Two 14' 0 x 11' 3 (4.27m x 3.43m )

Window to front. Radiator. Storage cupboard.


Bedroom Three 11' 2 x 7' 11 (3.41m x 2.42m )

Window to rear overlooking garden. Radiator.


Bathroom 11' 1 x 6' 8 (3.38m x 2.04m )

Suite in white comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, wall hung wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Heated towel rail. Two frosted windows to rear. Access to storage area. Beams.


Second Floor


Bedroom Five/Study 13' 0 x 9' 5 (3.97m x 2.88m )

Window to side. Radiator. Beams to ceiling. Door to bedroom four.


Bedroom Four 12' 3 x 9' 0 (3.74m x 2.75m )

Dormer window to front. Radiator. Walk-in wardrobe with light. Wash hand basin.


Rear Garden 64' 0 x 76' 0 (19.56m x 23.17m )

Mainly laid to lawn with well established flower beds, bushes and shrubs. Fruit trees. Walnut tree. Paved patio area. Large decked seating area with pergola. Outside tap. Outside lighting. Gated pedestrian side access. Enclosed with fencing, hedging and flint walls. Brick built shed with pitched tiled roof and windows to garden. Well with fitted grate cover.


Detached Garage 20' 7 x 10' 7 (6.28m x 3.23m )

Power and light.


Off Road Parking

Double gates from Joy lane giving access to driveway leading to garage.


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 shower room and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of painted timber frames.



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 F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2023/2024 is £3,029.87.



Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and by appointment only 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 16th November 2023

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