St Katherine’s is a truly unique example of Victorian architecture boasting one of the area’s premium addresses. Enjoying the luxury of village and rural life but offering excellent connections via rail and road to London. This Grade II country residence has undergone extensive renovations by the current owners yet retaining the true integrity of the features and character of the period with open fireplaces, corniced ceilings, panelled walls and stained glass windows originating we believe from when the property was a nunnery.
The entrance logia opens to the reception hallway with central staircase, there is fitted study and wine store, the double aspect lounge has ornate ceiling, feature fireplace and log burner. The separate dining room has feature panelling and gothic windows overlooking the rear gardens. The bright and airy bespoke kitchen is well-appointed with granite work surfaces, double doors open to the Amdega conservatory affording views of the gardens, surrounding area and the Thames Estuary. The practical utility room and boot room complete the ground floor.
To the first floor is galleried landing used as further reception area, a staircase from which leads to two storey tower rooms, a unique space ideal for creating further bedroom, study or hobby room. The sumptuous double aspect master bedroom also offers superb views of the surrounding area with en-suite bathroom and shower. There is further bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three double bedrooms and additional bathroom.
Outside the property is approached via walled entrance providing circular driveway parking for several cars and garage. Gardens to the front are laid to lawn with mature walls, the formal gardens offer wide patio terrace with pizza oven, secluded level gardens are laid to lawn with mature flower and shrub borders, screening trees and hedges. The mature yew hedge leads to recently resurfaced tennis court.
Victorian Grade II Residence
End of chain sale
Three reception rooms
Two bedrooms en-suite
Gardens extending to one acre
Shorne is a picturesque village offering local shops, public houses, church and primary school.Adjacent to Shorne village there is Shorne Wood Country Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its wildlife value. The village is within easy reach of Gravesend and the Medway towns providing excellent schooling. There is convenient access to the M2 and M25 motorways linking to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London, Bluewater and the International railway station at Ebbsfleet offering a 17 minute link to London, and to Channel Ports.The commuter is also well served by a coach service running from the area to London, together with main line railway stations at Sole Street and Higham on the Victoria and Charing Cross lines respectively.