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The Drive, Chestfield, CT5 3NU  |  £895,000

Key Points

  • Spacious Detached Family Home
  • Enviable Village Location Close To Golf Course
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room + Utility Room
  • Extensive Parking, Garaging & Carport
  • Unique Grounds Of Approx. 1.8 Acres
  • Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Bathroom & Separate Shower Room
  • Early Viewing Recommended

Property Information

Badgers End is positioned in an enviable village location only a short stroll to Chestfield's 18 hole golf course and occupying an unique large plot of approximately 1.8 acres, this comfortable family home was built in 1966 for the current owners and is approached via a long driveway. There are formal gardens to front and side incorporating a heated swimming pool, in addition is a large paddock area and kitchen garden with greenhouse giving plenty of outside space for the whole family to enjoy. The accommodation incorporates large lounge with open fire, separate dining room, snug, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and downstairs shower room. To the first floor are five bedrooms and modern family bathroom. There is extensive parking, large double garage and carport. The great location is convenient with Chestfield mainline railway station, Sainsbury's, local shopping facilities and medical centre all about a mile away. The 14th Century Barn converted to a Public House and Restaurant is about 550 yards, along with bus services in Chestfield Road to the quaint Harbour Town of Whitstable (approx. 3 miles) and the Cathedral City of Canterbury (approx. 6.5 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 seafront is about 1.4 miles.


Entrance Hall

Partially glazed, stained wood front entrance door. Radiator. Thermostat control for central heating. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor.


Lounge 23' 6 x 12' 12 (7.17m x 3.96m )

Feature brick fireplace with open hearth and built-in log store. Two radiators. Three wall light points. French double doors to patio and garden. Sliding doors to dining room.


Dining Room 15' 8 x 12' 9 (4.77m x 3.89m )

Windows overlooking garden. Radiator. Serving hatch to kitchen.


Study/Snug 9' 5 x 8' 7 (2.88m x 2.61m )

Window to front overlooking garden. Radiator.


Kitchen/Breakfast Room 22' 3 x 8' 11 widening to 10 '6 (6.78m x 2.73m widening to 3.19m)

Matching range of wall and base units. Inset double butler sink with granite surround. Butchers block work surfaces. Partially tiled walls. Range style electric cooker with extractor cooker hood above. Integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Windows overlooking gardens. Two radiators. Downlighters. Tiled floor. Door providing access to driveway.


Inner Lobby

Radiator. High level window. Cloaks cupboard. Door to shower room. Door to utility room.


Utility Room 9' 7 x 8' 7 (2.92m x 2.62m )

Range of matching fitted units. Inset stainless steel single drainer double bowl sink unit. Partially tiled walls. Work surfaces. Radiator. Window overlooking garden. Plumbing for washing machine. Personal door to garage.


Shower Room 8' 4 x 8' 2 max (2.53m x 2.48m max)

Suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with drawers below and low level W.C. Partially tiled walls. Radiator. High level window. Tiled floor. Shaver point.



Window overlooking garden. Access via loft ladder to insulated and partly boarded loft with light.


Bedroom 1 13' 0 x 12' 11 plus wardrobe (3.97m x 3.94m plus wardrobe)

Window overlooking garden. High level window. Two built-in wardrobes. Radiator.


Bedroom 2 10' 9 x 10' 1 (3.27m x 3.07m )

Window overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.


Bedroom 3 11' 7 x 8' 10 (3.52m x 2.68m )

Window overlooking garden. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.


Bedroom 4 9' 2 plus wardrobe & recess x 8' 6 (2.80m plus wardrobe & recess x 2.60m )

Window overlooking paddock. High level window. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator. Built-in airing cupboard with shelves housing hot water cylinder.


Bedroom 5 10' 6 x 8' 5 (3.19m x 2.57m )

Window overlooking paddock. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.


Bathroom 8' 4 x 5' 5 (2.53m x 1.64m )

Suite in white comprising panelled jacuzzi bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard below and WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Window overlooking paddock. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Downlighters.



Approximate size of plot is 1.8 acres. Boundaries are enclosed by hedging, walls and fencing.


Garage 1 19' 9 x 8' 11 (6.03m x 2.72m )

Remote electrically operated up and over door. Power and light. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating.


Garage 2 19' 9 x 9' 0 widening to 14' 7 (6.03m x 2.75m widening to 4.45m)

Remote electrically operated up and over door. Power and light. Personal door to carport.


Carport 21' 5 x 12' 5 (6.54m x 3.78m )

Wooden double doors to front.


Front Garden

Long sweeping driveway leading to garages and carport. Extensive lawn area with variety of trees, shrubs and bushes. Trellises with climbing plants. Rose arbour.


Side Garden

Mainly laid to lawn with flower beds, shrubs and bushes. Inset heated swimming pool. (Housing for gas boiler and pump for swimming pool). Large circular summerhouse. Paved sun terraces.


Extended Garden

Mainly to lawn with hedging and tree line boundaries. Seating area with ornamental pond and waterfall. Fenced off kitchen garden and greenhouse.


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 garage 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 G. The amount payable under tax band G for the year 2020/2021 is £3,151.98.



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 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. The fixtures and fittings and appliances referred to 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. For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure. Printed 15th March 2019.

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