Little Duckpitts (9 miles from the course)
Little Duckpitts is situated off a minor country lane on the edge of Ickham.
Ickham is a peaceful and picturesque village situated halfway between Sandwich and the cathedral city of Canterbury, both accessible within 15 minutes. The village boasts an excellent pub, the Duke William and Wingham, a mile away has The Dog Inn, an award winning gastro restaurant. In Ickham there is also the Tor Spa, which offers a range of half and full day treatments.
Nearby Littlebourne and Wingham both offer further local amenities including shops, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, pubs and a garage.
Canterbury offers all the amenities associated with a major provincial city including an extensive shopping centre, the Marlowe & Gulbenkian theatres, together with a hospital and other services.
Ickham is served 3 times daily by a local bus service, whilst from Canterbury East and West mainline stations there are connections to the high-speed train service at Ashford, the travel time to London’s St Pancras being just 56 minutes.
Little Duckpits is a fabulous detached family house, completely remodelled and refurbished in recent years, creating a beautiful and flexible home.
On the ground floor there is a spacious entrance hall with vaulted ceiling, galleried landing and oak glass panelled doors opening through to the impressive sitting room. The sitting room has an exposed brick fireplace with woodburner and Sky TV with sports.. The large kitchen/family/dining room is well fitted with an American style fridge/freezer, central island unit with wine coolers, dishwasher and cooker, together with granite work surfaces. This opens to the family/dining area. There is a separate utility room with washing machine and dryer.
Also on the ground floor is Bedroom 4 with a bathroom with shower adjacent.
On the first floor there is the principal bedroom suite that has a free standing spa bath, a separate en suite shower room and dressing room. There are also two further double bedrooms, both with ensuite shower rooms.
The front of the property is approached from Cherville Lane via a pair of electric gates opening to a gravelled drive with ample parking. The lawns sweep around to the rear of the house where there is a duckpond, two patios – one with a pergola and the whole property is enclosed by a tall tree and hedge fenced boundary.