Red Oast Cottage is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a four bedroom extended detached period house presented in good decorative order and set in the centre of this beautiful village close to the Elham Vlley Way. The house has extremely attractive gardens of just under 0.46 acres and an adjoining paddock of approximately 1 1/3rd acres.
On entering the village from Canterbury, proceed towards the centre of the village, passing the bowling green and village shop on your right-hand side. Take the third turning on the left into Brickfield Road where Red Oast Cottage is on the left-hand side with wooden gates leading to the parking area.
Thought to have been constructed in 1847, Red Oast Cottage has been extended and extensively refurbished by the current owner to provide a well-proportioned and elegant home. Particular features include a spacious Hallway on 2 levels, double aspect drawing room, 2 further reception rooms, large kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga and 4 double bedrooms (two of which are en-suite). The house is set towards the front of its plot with lovely far reaching views to the rear.
The property is approached off Brickfield Road by a pair of wooden entrance gates which lead to the parking area. The garden is laid out attractively to lawn with mature and colourful hedging, shrubs and trees. There is an adjoining paddock which is included in the sale, the gardens and grounds amount to just under 1.8 acres.
The property is located close to the centre of the village of Barham which has a well-regarded primary school, a shop/post office and village hall. There is also a 14th Century Church, recreation ground, tennis courts and bowling green and a Village Pub. Nearby there are wonderful country walks along the Elham Valley Way.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury lies approximately 7 miles away and has a full range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities with schools for all ages and abilities in both the state and private sector.
The high speed train service runs from Canterbury West to London St Pancras taking just 56 minutes. Regular Eurostar services run from Ashford (approximately 26 miles) and the Channel Tunnel services can be joined at Cheriton (approximately 12 miles). The A2/M2 is also within easy reach with its links to London, the Port of Dover and the Championship Golf Courses at Sandwich and Deal.