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The Street West Hougham, Dover £365,000

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  • A unique detached period cottage in sought after village.
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Well maintained garden
  • Garage

A characteristic detached period cottage dating back from 1638 (the property is not listed), with spacious and versatile accommodation maintaining many period features. The accommodation comprises a comfortable sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen, good sized utility room, with 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. The gardens would be a delight for any keen gardener with an attractive lawn, patio area, greenhouse incorporating grapevines, pear and apple trees, raised beds and vegetable plots. The cottage also benefits from a workshop and garage. West Hougham is a delightful hamlet designated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the surrounding country is a walkers paradise with footpaths and trails leading across green fields and rolling hills. Just two miles away is Dover for day trips across The Channel, as well as a wealth of cultural and historical attractions. Very close by is the village of Alkham with a fine selection of pubs and restaurants. The village of West Hougham centres around the grade I listed church of St. Laurence and its village hall. The nearby village of Caple Le Ferne offers an excellent primary school, village stores and weekly farmers markets.

The Street West Hougham
Dover CT15 7BB
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: S2812

Entrance from the rear of the property with an oak door with two glass panels leading to; -


16' 9'' x 7' 5'' (5.10m x 2.26m)

Tiled flooring, fireplace recess, oak work surfaces with storage cupboards and drawers under, further wall-mounted storage cupboards, exposed ceiling timbers, 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit, part tiled walls, four ring gas hob with extractor hood over, built-in electric oven, large built-in under stairs storage cupboard/pantry, two windows to rear and opening to dining room and utility room.

Utility Room

12' 10'' x 7' 7'' (3.91m x 2.31m)

Tiled flooring, double aspect room, with window to side and rear, exposed timbers, oak front door and open to:-

Sitting Room

12' 3'' x 11' 11'' (3.73m x 3.63m)

Window to front, exposed brick fire place, ceiling timbers, further apex window to front, stairs to first floor.

Dining Room

12' 3'' x 10' 4'' (3.73m x 3.15m)

Window to front, exposed ceiling timbers, brick fireplace incorporating solid fuel burner and oak door.

First Floor Landing

Stained glass window, depicting Floreant Protector of Parliamentium Angliae, exposed brick walls and doors to:-

Bedroom 1

10' 10'' x 10' 7'' (3.30m x 3.22m)

Panelled pine door, oak style flooring, three double louvred and decorative frosted glass wardrobes, window to front, exposed wall timbers, built-in walk in wardrobe with louvred doors, access to loft.

Bedroom 2

12' 8'' x 10' 2'' (3.86m x 3.10m)

Window to front, exposed wall timbers, exposed painted brick wall and oak style flooring.

Bedroom 3

11' 2'' x 6' 9'' (3.40m x 2.06m)

Wooden style laminate flooring and window to rear.


13' 2'' x 6' 7'' (4.01m x 2.01m)

Wooden style laminate flooring, two windows to rear, low level WC, bath, pedestal wash basin, tiled shower cubical, built in storage cupboard and pine clad ceiling.


The gardens offer versatility with the current owners previously having a pond. The gardens surround the cottage, but mainly extend to the side and rear of the property allowing fantastic opportunity for extension, subject to usual planning consent, High hedging and fencing enclose the mainly lawned garden with attractive patio area, vegetable plots, fruit cage, raised beds, greenhouse with grapevines and fruit trees. To the front of the property is an attractive picket fence and a brick paved drive allowing off-road parking leading to:-


16' 11'' x 8' 3'' (5.15m x 2.51m)

Side entrance door, double wooden doors to front, window to rear, inspection pit.


24' 0'' x 16' 0'' (7.31m x 4.87m)

From the landing, there are steps down to:-

The Street West Hougham
Dover CT15 7BB
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: S2812

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The Street West Hougham
Dover CT15 7BB
County: Kent
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: S2812
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