Becketts Wood is a select development of 7 substantial detached executive homes and is situated on the edge of the village of Upstreet. The village offers a post office/local store, public house and walks to Grove Ferry and the National Nature Reserve, known for its diversity of bird life.
The Cathedral City of Canterbury lies approximately 9 miles away and offers excellent shopping facilities, an extensive choice of schools, colleges, universities and leisure facilities. Additionally the property lies in the catchment area of two primary schools in St. Nicholas-at-Wade and Chislet. Westwood Cross Shopping Centre is about 9 miles to the east. The mainline station at Sturry is about 4 miles to the west and provides connections to Ashford and the High Speed service from Canterbury West to London St Pancras (in under an hour). The A299 trunk road is just 2 miles away, giving access to the M2 motorway network. The Channel Port of Dover, the Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Eurostar from Ashford International all provide access to the Continent.
This substantial detached family house is situated in a select development of seven houses within the Upstreet Conservation area and has far reaching views over the Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve, a site of special scientific interest. Oak Tree House has been in the same ownership since it was first built nineteen years ago and the gardens and grounds have been lovingly created and tended and compliment this bright and spacious home that comprises entrance hall, sitting room with an open fire place, French doors to the garden and terrace and double opening doors to the dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with French doors opening onto the garden and terrace, family room, utility room and cloak room on the ground floor. On the first floor the master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and built in wardrobes. There are four further bedrooms and a family shower room. There are spectacular views over the extensive south facing rear garden, nature reserve and neighbouring countryside. To the front, the house is set back from the private road and is approached via a gravel driveway. Additional benefits include oil fired central heating, double glazed windows and doors, ample storage and fitted fly and sun screens.
20' 2'' x 7' 3'' (6.14m x 2.21m)
21' 9'' x 13' 6'' (6.62m x 4.11m)
11' 10'' x 9' 11'' (3.60m x 3.02m)
Narrowing to 9'6"
19' 5'' x 11' 10'' (5.91m x 3.60m)
11' 10'' x 8' 6'' (3.60m x 2.59m)
13' 2'' x 8' 3'' (4.01m x 2.51m)
15' 7'' x 11' 3'' (4.75m x 3.43m)
10' 6'' x 5' 10'' (3.20m x 1.78m)
11' 5'' x 8' 5'' (3.48m x 2.56m)
11' 5'' x 8' 6'' (3.48m x 2.59m)
11' 5'' x 11' 2'' (3.48m x 3.40m)
Restricted head height
17' 8'' x 10' 0'' (5.38m x 3.05m)
The property sits in approximately half an acre and is approached via a spacious gravel driveway with a turning area, double garage and lawn tractor garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with established trees and shrubs. To one side of the house is a five bar gate that provides access to a timber garden store and a paved area that would be ideal for the storage of a boat or caravan. To the other side there is an enclosed utility garden. The established landscaped south facing rear garden has a terrace adjoining the house and meandering paths that lead to various seating areas throughout the garden. There is an extensive range of mature herbaceous borders that surround the lawn. There is a kitchen garden with raised vegetable beds, fruit cages, a timber potting shed and two glass houses.