BELVOIR Rochester are proud to present a rare opportunity to purchase a unique piece of Rochester history, ideally located in sought after historic St Margarets Street, ME1, with no ongoing chain. This delightful Grade 2 listed three bedroom end of terrace, characterful period property, set over three floors, dates back originally we believe to 1724, but was rebuilt and refurbished in 1981/82-winning an architectural award as a result. Beautifully presented and boasting many outstanding features, including a stunning roof terrace with amazing views of the castle, cathedral, Bishopscourt gardens and the many quaint surrounding rooftops, an impressive established garden, residents permit parking, three bedrooms, and three floors, the layout briefly comprises of; side front door entrance set back from the road to the hallway, with kitchen on the left overlooking the garden, and the dining area on the right which leads open-plan through to the lounge. There is also cellar access from here. Upstairs on the first floor, there is a spacious landing giving access to two double bedrooms, a family bathroom, storage cupboard, and stairs up to the second floor landing, giving access to another double bedroom, with en suite WC, and access to the outstanding roof terrace. Located a stone's throw from Rochester's famous cathedral and Norman castle, the property is also under a five minute walk to the historic Dickensian High Street and station with 35 minute fast trains to London, quirky boutiques, restaurants, bars, River Medway, and quality local schools- including the renowned Kings School. With A2/M2 road links also close by, including easy access to Bluewater Shopping centre and all local amenities, interest is sure to be strong in this outstanding property, we recommend viewing at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.
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Hallway 2.12m x 1.35m (6'11" x 4'5")
Welcoming spacious hallway with attractive tiled flooring, neutral decor, access from here to kitchen and dining area.
Kitchen 2.45m x 2.38m (8'0" x 7'9")
Attractive cream-coloured stone floor tiles with contrasting wall cupboards adorning the walls, with integrated "Neff" appliances including; washing machine, gas hob, dishwasher and large fridge-freezer. Wooden worktops to to three sides complete the picture. A sash window overlooks the garden and patio to the rear, and there are cream floor tiles with contrasting wall tiles with pretty flower feature.
Accessed from a side door and also directly from the dining area, this hallway gives access up to the first floor. Attractive neutral decor and cream carpet, dado rail and feature wallpaper.
Dining Area 3.53m x 2.38 (11'6" x 7'9")
Lovely area, currently used as dining part of the room, open plan into the lounge area. Cream carpets and neutral decor, access from here to a useful under-stairs storage cupboard, and also down to the cellar.
Lounge Area 3.89m x 2.68m (12'9" x 8'9")
Following through from the dining area. this peaceful and relaxing lounge part of the room has a beautiful sash window providing lots of natural light, is "secondary glazed" also for extra warmth, security, peace and quiet, and is dominated by a lovely original working feature fireplace. The cream carpets and neutral decor continue.
First Floor Landing
Spacious and attractive first floor landing, giving access to two double bedrooms and family bathroom, lots of light from two sash windows towards the side of the house. There is also an airing cupboard here, and the tasteful neutral decor with dado rail, feature wallpaper, and cream carpets continue throughout this impressive area.
Bedroom Two 3.44m x 2.16m (11'3" x 7'1")
Located at the front of the house, this lovely room features a large sash window with secondary glazing, beautiful parquet flooring, and three useful built-in cupboards.
Bedroom Three 3.83m x 2.16m (12'6" x 7'1")
Located to the rear of the building, this double bedroom's sash window overlooks the stunning garden and beyond, with another window to the side of house. Cream carpets and neutral decor continue.
Family Bathroom 4.06m x 1.70m (13'3" x 5'6")
Surprisingly spacious room, with white suite comprising of a bath on a raised plinth at one end of room, basin in the middle, and WC at the other end. Attractive frosted feature window, partial wall tiles with feature borders, and practical laminate flooring.
Second Floor Landing
Small landing at the top of the stairs giving access to bedroom one.
Located at the top of the house, this double bedroom has a lovely private and peaceful feel to it, with storage cupboard, and access to the en suite WC, and stable-door access to the impressive roof terrace. Neutral carpet and decor, sash window to front of the house.
En Suite WC 1.46m x 0.64m (4'9" x 2'1")
Convenient room comprising of white WC and hand basin, neutral decor and carpet.
This amazing space is the icing on this delightful cake. Running almost the full length of the house, one is met with picturesque views on all sides, and takes in the castle turrets, the cathedral spire, the surrounding rooftops, Bishopscourt gardens, and the surrounding treetops and beyond, you can of course also look down and admire your own garden too. With plenty of space for pots, plants, tables and chairs, this could be one of the best viewing points in Rochester.
Entrance, Patio, and Garden
The property is accessed via a gate to the side of the house, then along the pathway to the front door .There is also another doorway entrance to the side which can be used to access the landing to the stairs directly if wished. Continuing along the pathway, you arrive at the pretty raised patio area, perfect for pots and flowers, BBQs and relaxation. Up a few steps to the stunning walled garden, which is of a deceptively good size, and boasts a pretty lawn with a variety of established tress, flowers and shrubs surrounding it. A further hard standing area houses a spacious shed to the rear of the garden, with power and light.