Mechanics Arms, West Street, Faversham
4 bedroom town house for sale
Entrance Hall l Family Room
Kitchen/Dining Room l Utility Room
Master Bedroom l Walk-in Shower Room
Bedroom 3 & 4 l Family Bathroom
Fully Enclosed Rear Garden l Brick Outbuilding
This beautifully restored and extended grade 2 listed home was formerly a public house, believed to date back to the 1600’s. The Mechanics Arms has been sympathetically renovated, restoring the original features, whilst also being extended, providing a superb mix of characterful features and modern day luxury’s such as quality ensuites and superb open plan living spaces.
The attention to detail and use of high quality natural materials are evident throughout the house, resulting in a home that oozes charm, quality and character throughout.
The glass panelled front door opens into a spacious reception hall, featuring panelled walls, vaulted ceiling, tiled floor and useful storage cupboard.
Half glazed double doors bearing the Mechanics Arms open into a truly spectacular open plan family room, being well lit with the 5 glazed panels allowing in plenty of natural light.
This open plan space features some amazing original features, to include exposed beams and brickwork, stripped wide plank flooring, cornice work and an entire wall encompassing a bookcase/storage unit using wood from the original bar. The focal point of the room is the central wood burning stove, sitting on a limestone hearth. The versatility of this space is endless, not only providing a great entertaining space, but offering many options for your furniture layout. A staircase from this room descend to a useful cellar, currently used for storage.
Steps from the family room lead into the extended kitchen/dining room, featuring vaulted ceilings, being well lit with two large rooflights, window and double glazed French doors, opening onto the rear garden.
The kitchen offers an excellent range of base units, finished with quality solid wood surfaces, as well as benefitting from very useful tall storage cupboards, twin Belfast sinks, integrated appliances and a stunning range cooker. The flooring throughout the kitchen/dining area has been finished with stylish, large slabbed natural grey limestone.
This open plan space provides an excellent entertaining area, with space for a large dining table and easy access to the garden, provided by the French doors.
A door from the side of the kitchen opens into a useful utility room, providing space for your white goods, which itself provides access to the downstairs shower room, to include shower, toilet and basin.
Stairs from the sitting room lead up to a galleried landing, featuring exposed beams and stripped floors. The well-proportioned master bedroom to the front of the house is light and airy, with two tall sash windows allowing natural light to beam through. The room features wide planked floorboards and an attractive original fireplace. This bedroom benefits from a large, stylish walk-in ensuite shower room, as well as a walk-in wardrobe.
The second bedroom being located to the rear of the house.
On the 2nd floor, the spacious rear bedroom offers plenty of character with its vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
The traditional family bathroom features a white classic suite to include a panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, wc with a wall mounted cistern, basin and shelving unit. This bathroom is well lit with its large sash window, with the flooring finished with painted original wide wooden boards
The 4th bedroom to the front features a cast iron fire on black hearth and stripped flooring.
The fully enclosed, rear sunny garden measures approximately 42 ft. As you enter the garden through the French doors from the dining area, you walk onto the large slabbed patio area. A low-level wall separates the patio area from the main lawned area, which is broken by established trees and shrubs.
There is great potential on offer with a brick-built outbuilding. We are advised that power is connected to this building which could be used as a home office or studio (subject to any necessary consents).
West Street is one of the oldest streets in Faversham, boasting many important listed historic buildings of this quintessential market town. The Mechanics Arms is ideally located, being just a short walk to Faversham’s market town centre and station (with high speed links to London).
Faversham itself offers a wide range of facilities, including an array of renowned eateries, independent retailers, an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, cinema, theatre and many sports facitilies, including tennis courts, bowling green and gyms.
Faversham has an excellent range of highly respected primary and secondary schools, including the Queen Elizabeth Grammar school. There are numerous cycle and walking routes to choose from, including a cycle costal path to the harbour town of Whitstable and beyond.
- CENTRAL LOCATION
- DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS
- FINISHED TO A HIGH STANDARD
- Four Bedrooms - Three Bathrooms
- FULLY REFURBISHED/EXTENDED
- CHARACTER PROPERTY
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Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.