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21 King Street, Sandwich £699,995

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  • Significant Grade II* Listed cottage in prime central location
  • Charming character and wealth of period features
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Secluded, well maintained and established courtyard garden
  • Garage with useful first floor studio / office room
  • No chain

'Thrums' has an abundance of period charm and character and is a significant property within the town. Grade II* listed, the majority of the property dates back to the 16th century and testament to this are the wonderful Tudor period features which adorn the house. The accommodation, arranged over two floors, is well-proportioned and comprises: - Study, kitchen, sitting room with attractive inglenook fireplace, dining room, and shower room on the ground floor. The first floor has an impressive master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and many exposed timbers. There is access to a dressing room which would also lend itself to being used as a fourth bedroom, having separate access from the main landing. Two further bedrooms and a bathroom complete the first floor. In addition to the main house is the garage annexe above which is an interesting loft style, multi-purpose room ideal for use as ancillary accommodation / games room / office. Within this room is a stunning example of an historic 'Crown Post' which is one of the most beautiful architectural structures and truly mediaeval. The wonderful, secluded garden complements the home perfectly and is well maintained with an abundance of Camellias and Rhododendrons. The Kent Peg tiled cat-slide roof can be best appreciated from the rear of the property. Thrums is centrally located within the historic Cinque Port town of Sandwich which is one of the heritage gems of Kent. The town offers an extensive range of amenities including a supermarket, independent shops, building society, Post Office, chemist, doctor’s and dentist’s surgeries, restaurants and public houses. There is a good range of schooling for all ages and abilities in Sandwich, including a highly sought-after grammar school. Sandwich railway station connects to London Charing Cross or alternatively the high-speed service to St Pancras. The Channel Port of Dover is approximately 8 miles away and the Cathedral City of Canterbury is within 15 miles. Sandwich is well-known for its golf courses with Royal St George’s about 2 miles from the city centre, which will host the 149th Open in 2020.

21 King Street
Sandwich CT13 9BL
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: S2871

King Street Entrance Door into;-


16' 9'' x 11' 7'' (5.10m x 3.53m)

Double aspect with panelled sash window to front and further window on to garden, recess housing Glow-worm gas boiler, exposed brick, ceiling and wall timbers, BT telephone point and broadband, fitted corner unit with book shelving and storage cupboards under, further fitted shelving, under stairs storage cupboard and opening through to;-

Sitting Room

14' 10'' x 25' 0'' (4.52m x 7.61m) (Max)

Large secondary double glazed panelled/sash front and corner window, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, attractive brick inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam over, fitted shelving, door to inner hallway and further door to;-

Dining Room

13' 5'' x 13' 7'' (4.09m x 4.14m) (Max)

Brick fireplace with timber surround and mantle, incorporating gas coal effect fire, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, panelled sash windows to side, door with secondary staircase to first floor master bedroom with window to garden opening to;-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

9' 8'' x 11' 10'' (2.94m x 3.60m)

Secondary entrance door leading onto Short Street. This room is an extension to the main property and was added in the 1970's. Panelled windows and external glazed panelled door to garden, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, ceramic tiled floor, single drainer sink unit, Neff four-ring electric hob with stoves electric oven and grill, extractor above; telephone point. There is a good range of oak storage cupboards with tiled work surfaces and part-tiled walls.

Inner Hall

With double-glazed panelled casement doors leading to the garden, allowing access to study and sitting room with door to;-

Shower Room

7' 3'' x 5' 2'' (2.21m x 1.57m) (max)

Vaulted ceilings ceramic tiled floor, heated towel radiator, shower cubical with Bristan electric shower, decorative part-tiled walls low level WC, wash hand basin, glazed panelled window on to garden, wall-mounted Dimplex electric heater, exposed painted brickwork, ceiling and wall timbers, shaver light and socket, under stairs alcove with space for storage and washing machine.

From the inner hall, stairs lead to the first floor. The stair case splits around the chimney breast; - to the right, allows direct access to the Master bedroom and bedroom 2, to the left, there is direct access to the bathroom and bedroom 3, with high level panelled glazed window on to garden.


With oak panelling and door leading to the potential fourth bedroom and further door to;-

Master Bedroom

16' 7'' x 14' 3'' (5.05m x 4.34m)

An impressive room with vaulted ceiling and timbers still with the original holes where weavers used to hang the rope yarn. Double aspect room with two secondary double glazed windows to side and further window to rear. Feature brick fireplace with brick hearth, door leading to secondary staircase and opening to;-

Dressing Room/Bedroom 4

9' 1'' x 9' 2'' (2.77m x 2.79m)

Sash window to side, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, loft access. This room is currently used as a dressing room and has a fitted wardrobe area allowing hanging and storage. This room could however be converted into a fourth bedroom if so required.

Bedroom 2

15' 7'' x 13' 1'' (4.75m x 3.98m)

Double aspect with secondary double-glazed sash windows to side and front, brick fireplace, cast iron grate, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, telephone point, built-in storage cupboard and door leading onto the;-

Secondary Landing

With further doors to;-

Bedroom 3

12' 0'' x 8' 5'' (3.65m x 2.56m)

Secondary glazed window to front, small eye-level storage cupboard, exposed wall timbers, corner wall mounted wash basin and door to built-in cupboard, further access to loft.


7' 11'' x 5' 5'' (2.41m x 1.65m) (Plus door recess)

Panelled bath with telephone-style mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC pedestal wash basin, part-tiled walls, glazed panelled window to garden, shaver socket, heated towel rail, wood-effect vinyl flooring, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion and slatted shelving over.


47' 0'' x 29' 6'' (14.31m x 8.98m)

Beautifully maintained courtyard garden enclosed by a stone wall, mainly paved with a wonderful selection of raised established borders, with separate area leading to a potting shed. Access gate leading onto King Street and further access to the;-


25' 0'' x 13' 0'' (7.61m x 3.96m) (Max)

With sliding triple wooden doors to front, windows to side and on to garden, power and light connected. Stairs leading to;-

First Floor Room

13' 10'' x 19' 0'' (4.21m x 5.79m)

Believed to be the oldest part of the property, together with the study, this room could be used for a host of purposes, and boasts an impressive central medieval Crown Post leading up into the vaulted ceiling. Leaded window to front and further window to side, telephone point and high level Velux window on to garden.

21 King Street
Sandwich CT13 9BL
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: S2871

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21 King Street
Sandwich CT13 9BL
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: S2871
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