High Street, Elham, CT4 6SX

Offers in Excess of £725,000 FOR SALE


The property is most attractively located in the heart of this popular village, enjoying an attractive outlook both to the front and, more so, to the rear, over its own gardens and the rolling Elham Valley countryside beyond. Much of the village is a Conservation Area and forms part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, over which there is a wealth of walks, rides and cycle routes. The village affords a good range of amenities including a General Stores, Tea Rooms, Primary School, Doctor's Surgery, two Public Houses, one containing a Post Office facility, two Churches and a thriving Village Hall together with floodlit tennis courts. There is a regular bus service running through the centre of the village giving access, to the north, to the Cathedral City of Canterbury and, to the south, to the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone and Ancient Cinque Port Town of Hythe, on the coast. These offer excellent shopping, recreational and educational facilities, including both grammar schools and universities, together with high speed main line train services to London taking under the hour to St Pancras. A little further afield via the M20 motorway will be found the expanding business centre of Ashford with its International Rail station providing direct Eurostar connections deep into Europe. St Pancras from here is only 37 minutes.

The Property

A most superior house constructed to an extremely high specification, with beautiful and thoughtful detailing throughout; affording fabulous far reaching rural views across the Elham Valley.
This amazing home seems to have everything one could possibly imagine; including a hi-tec whole house entertainment system, Futronic lighting system, under floor heating supplemented by the self-generated solar heating system. There is an emphasis on natural finishes; from the hand crafted bespoke 'Thoroughly Wood' kitchen, bamboo flooring and co-ordinated fixtures and fittings throughout the house. The highly efficient triple glazed windows provide ample opportunity to admire the outstanding views.
Stepping into the elegant reception/dining hall with its lovely bamboo floor and vaulted ceiling, there is an immediate feeling of space and light, which also extends to the galleried landing/study above. Passing through to the excellently and thoughtfully designed kitchen. Features include an induction hob, steam oven, electric oven, water softener, double ceramic sink with 'Franke' hot, cold and pure water tap, integral fridge and dishwasher, fantastic larder cupboard and granite and maple worktops with matching island. A door here leads into the integral garage.
The double aspect sitting/family room extends the width of the property, again with bamboo floor, and features ash floating units, concealed 50" plasma television plus surround sound entertainment system and two sets of wide glazed sliding doors, with matching glazed side panels, opening out to the sun terrace.
From here a door opens to an inner hall where there is a useful shower room, deep walk-in airing cupboard and an equally deep storage cupboard.
Upstairs are three double bedrooms; two with en-suite bath/shower rooms and the master having a deep walk-in wardrobe/dressing room. The bedroom to the front has clever built in shelved eaves storage, plus full mirror fronted sliding wardrobes, which provide fantastic storage and hanging space, together with a concealed door opening to a huge loft space, presently used as a workshop.
An integral garage with electronic door sits to the side of the property being completely plaster boarded with an insulated storage loft, space for a washing machine and door to the rear garden. There is also a good size storage area beneath the garage accessed from the rear garden.
An O-pod home office/studio has been installed into the rear garden offering additional space and benefiting from power, light, under floor heating and telephone point.
The fully enclosed and secluded gardens are excellently landscaped, considered low maintenance, with several areas of well stocked border beds. There are several areas for sitting and taking in the views, together with a wonderful covered sun terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. The front garden is mainly designated for brick paved driveway parking with areas of shrubs and plants.

Covered Entrance

Reception/Dining Hall

Approx. 17' 8'' x 14' 11'' (5.38m x 4.54m)

Sitting/Family Room

Approx. 27' 5'' x 20' 11'' (8.35m x 6.37m) overall

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Approx. 17' 6'' x 13' 1'' (5.33m x 3.98m)

Inner Lobby with Storage & Airing Cupboards

Shower Room

Approx. 7' 10'' x 5' 0'' (2.39m x 1.52m)

Galleried Landing/Study

Approx. 15' 0'' x 5' 0'' (4.57m x 1.52m)

Master Bedroom

Approx. 14' 6'' x 11' 10'' (4.42m x 3.60m)

En Suite Shower Room

Approx. 7' 11'' x 7' 5'' (2.41m x 2.26m)

Dressing Room

Approx. 7' 11'' x 5' 0'' (2.41m x 1.52m)

Bedroom Two

Approx. 11' 10'' x 11' 8'' (3.60m x 3.55m) plus built in wardrobes

En Suite Bathroom

Approx. 8' 4'' x 7' 11'' (2.54m x 2.41m)

Bedroom Three

Approx. 13' 1'' x 12' 5'' (3.98m x 3.78m)

Integral Garage

Approx. 18' 9'' x 9' 6'' (5.71m x 2.89m)

O-Pod Studio/Garden Room

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Tenant Fees


Set up fee (tenants share) - £150 (inc VAT) per tenant

Referencing up to two tenants (identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement

Guarantor Fee - £150 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)

Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement

Permitted Occupier Fee - £60 (inc VAT) per permitted occupier

Explaining to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s) and landlord as well as the provision of documentary guidance and assistance during the tenancy.


Amendment Fee - £120 (inc VAT)

Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy.


Pet Addendum per tenancy - £30 (inc VAT)

Lost Security Items - £12 (inc VAT) plus item cost obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs

Out of Hours Services £30 per hour (inc VAT) plus any actual costs incurred

Where actions of the tenant results in the agent (or nominated contractor) attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at the hourly rate

Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments Interest at 8% above Bank of England Base Rate from date due