Thorne End has 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms
A rare opportunity to buy one of the finest country houses on the Isle of Thanet, offered for sale for the first time in nearly 100 years and now in need of some modernisation. Set in 7.11 acres (2.88 hectares) of gardens and paddocks.
In all about 6,814 sq ft (633 sq m)
Thorne Farmhouse and Thorne End, a self-contained wing have been owned by the same family since the mid 1920's and offer a rare opportunity for an incoming buyer to make this substantial unlisted period house their forever home. This spacious accommodation comprises well proportioned and light reception rooms with high ceilings, period details and beautiful views, principally in a southerly direction across the gardens and grounds.
Garden and Grounds:
Thorne Farmhouse is approached over a long driveway shared with the adjoining properties. The gardens to the house are well established and comprise a number of different areas with mature herbaceous beds, specimen trees and a beautiful walled courtyard to Thorne End, adjacent to a further area of garden with an elegant reflecting pond. There is a former indoor swimming pool and tennis court, neither of which have been used for many years and are now are in need of complete renovation.
Surrounding Area & Local Amenities:
Minster is surrounded by attractive countryside and well known for the beautiful 12th Century Minster Abbey. High speed trains between London to Ramsgate take as little as 75 minutes and Minster Station offers local services between Canterbury West and the Thanet coast. The village has a good selection of restaurants and pubs, a village hall, doctor's, dentist and veterinary surgeries and a primary school, currently rated as good by OFSTED.
Minster has excellent road links and connects to the M2 via the A299 Thanet Way. The A256 runs past Sandwich down to Dover and then to the M20. Margate, with the renowned Turner Centre, Broadstairs and Ramsgate with their attractive harbours and the Medieval Port of Sandwich, hosting the Open Golf Championship in 2021, are all within 9 miles.