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What the homeowner loves
Striking Living Area
High Specification Finish
South Facing Garden
Studio / Workshop In Garden
4-bedroom detached house in Folkestone
Original Stained Glass Windows
Full Height Ceilings
Studio / Workshop In Garden
This beautiful and sympathetic conversion of a 19th century chapel is located in the pretty village location of Etchinghill on the outskirts of Folkestone. It is evident the care and attention to detail when designing the layout and finish of this stunning home throughout. The true heart of this property is the commanding living area which is fully open to a vaulted ceiling and is overlooked from what was originally the dais of the chapel and now offers a tranquil galleried space to relax. The character features flow throughout the property with cathedral arch windows, hardwood floors and striking entrance doors. High specification finishes have been added to all of the rooms to ensure a modern family home blended seamlessly with the original design of the chapel. The accommodation is versatile in its layout and comprises three/four bedrooms with two benefitting from en suite facilities, a stunning kitchen diner making for the perfect entertainment area, a separate utility room and a family bathroom. There is a double garage which has been converted to create a perfect space for a home office or childrens play area. The gardens have been well maintained and further enhance the formidable living inside. A superb array of mature trees and climbers have thrived in this sunny south facing garden ensuring privacy to entertain family and guests. Etchinghill is located perfectly for anyone looking for ease of access to the main arterial routes throughout the county including Folkestone with its two mainline stations offering the high speed train into the capital.
This four-bedroom converted church property is located in the Town of Folkestone, Kent.
This unique church conversion consists of two floors, a Garage, Gallery and Garden space. Entering the property from the front entrance takes you directly into the large, open Lounge space which boasts an overlooking Gallery platform and provides access to the Garden spaces. The Lounge features tall arched windows providing the room with plenty of natural light, while the warmth of the dark wood on the ceiling gives the room a balanced atmosphere. Moving through the ground floor you can find the Kitchen/Diner space. The Kitchen is fully-fitted with white modern cabinets, black marble-effect work surfaces and white tile floors while the adjoining Dining area offers enough space for a six-person Dining table.
Two of the property’s four Bedrooms are located on the ground floor, both double rooms. The first Bedroom is located at the front of the property, with windows overlooking the front Garden area; this double Bedroom also features wooden floors and an En-suite with toilet, washbasin and shower facilities. The second Bedroom on the ground floor features arched windows, carpeted flooring and the dark wood beams that give this property character and warmth.
The two double Bedrooms on the first floor share the same characterful features of the ground floor, including wooden beams and arched windows, while also boasting skylights and of the Bedrooms has its own En-suite bathroom, equipped with toilet, washbasin and shower facilities. There is also a family Bathroom on the first floor, equipped with toilet, washbasin and bath facilities, finished with white mosaic tile design and black stone floors.
Outside the property there is a private Garden area, accessed via double glass doors in the Lounge area. The Garden consists of a stone patio area, bordered by wooden trellises covered in mature climbing plants. The Garden extends into a large grass lawn area that makes this property ideal for entertaining or as a family home.
The property’s location in the port Town of Folkestone gives it an idyllic coastal atmosphere, while the town itself offers access to plenty of useful local amenities, including a town centre with a variety of big high street names. The Property is also close to a choice of good local schools, making the property ideal as a family home.
An arched entrance door with original wrought iron door furniture, an attractive tiled floor, sunken ceiling spots and a radiator. Doors to the cloakroom and the main living area.
27’1 x 22’2
A room of significant proportions with a vaulted ceiling to open roof trusses further enhancing the feeling of space. Eight arched windows symmetrically positioned along the two walls, an open turned staircase granting access to the galleried dais. French doors to the garden, twin radiators and twin glazed doors to the inner hall.
16’9 x 10’7
Two double glazed arched windows, a turned mahogany staircase and spindle to the first floor, built in cupboard and a radiator. Doors to the dining room/bedroom 4 and the kitchen/diner.
Kitchen / Diner
27’1 x 10’6
A high specification “Schmidt” fitted kitchen finished with subtle white front units. Quartz stone work surfaces with an attractive return to allow for a seating area whilst cooking. Inset stainless steel sink with a mixer tap and a drinking tap for instant boiling water. Integrated appliances include a Neff multi function microwave, Neff multi function oven, Neff ceramic hob with five induction rings, a stylish Elica extractor extractor hood and an integrated dishwasher. A large array of storage solution including deep pan drawers and pull out larder cupboard. An attractive tiled floor, designer radiator and underfloor heating. Five double glazed windows and double arched doors to the utility room.
6’8 x 6’1
Double glazed door to the rear garden, triple aspect double glazed windows, a range of base units with quartz stone work surfaces over with a stainless steel sink inset with a mixer tap. Radiator.
10’7 x 10’4
Twin double glazed arched windows to the side and a radiator.
16’1 x 14’7
Twin double glazed windows to the front, radiator and a door to the en-suite.
Fitted with a double shower cubicle, W.C. With a concealed cistern and s pedestal wash hand basin. Ceiling spots, tiling to surrounding walls and an extractor fan. Heated towel rail.
16’1 x 14’6
Originally the dais. Three tall arched windows with stained glass panes, mahogany flooring, double radiator and exposed ceiling trusses.
Fitted with a close coupled W.C. And a wash hand basin. Twin double glazed arched windows, tiled floor and a radiator.
First Floor Landing
An open landing with three double glazed arched windows and doors off to all rooms.
16’7 x 11’4
Twin double glazed arched windows with a further velux window. Inset spotlights and a radiator.
A modern and stylish fitted shower room comprising a double shower cubicle, wash hand basin inset to vanity unit and a W.C with a concealed cistern. Attractive tiling to both the walls and floor and a heated towel rail.
15’9 x 10’5
Three double glazed arched windows, sunken ceiling spots and a radiator.
Fitted with a corner spa bath, wash hand basin inset to a vanity unit and a W.C. With a concealed cistern. Sandstone mosaic tiling to walls complimented with sandstone effect tiles to the floor. Heated towel rail.
Approx 65’ x 50’
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a delightful selection of mature shrubs and trees. Attractive patio area with a pathway leading to the garage. Dual access gates to either end of the garden.
Double Garage / Studio
A double garage which has in the main been converted to create a useable additional room. Double glazed windows to the side, laminate wood flooring and an electric heater.