A HISTORIC 200-year-old windmill has been reworked into a surprising three-bed residence – and it may very well be yours for a cool £945,000.
The Grade II listed Charing Windmill nonetheless has its 4 sails and boasts wonderful panoramic views of the Kent countryside.
The 200-year-old Charing Windmill is on sale for £945,000Credit score: Bournemouth Information
The Grade II listed property additionally accommodates an opulent lounge within the extensionCredit score: Bournemouth Information
The windmill has been renovated and has a surprising shiny loungeCredit score: Bournemouth Information
The property boasts wonderful panoramic views of the Kent countrysideCredit score: Bournemouth Information
The windmill dates again to the early 1800s however was transformed right into a three-bedroom residence a while in the past.
Jo Rogers and her household moved into the windmill when her mother and father bought it and the encircling buildings in 2002.
She stated: “In 2002 all of us determined to promote our homes and transfer to Ashford. My mother and father bought the property and over time, every household group has taken turns in residing within the windmill itself.
“It’s extremely distinctive as a result of it nonetheless has the sails intact and it’s known as a smock windmill as a result of it is within the form of a gown.
“The views are magnificent, particularly from the highest. You’ll be able to even see to Dungeness.
“We can be unhappy to see it go as a result of not everybody can say they personal a windmill.
“We need to see our treasured household residence go to somebody who will admire it and like it like we do.”
The windmill nonetheless has its 4 sails and has a big outside spaceCredit score: Bournemouth Information
Inside area on this bed room nonetheless exhibits indicators of an industrial previousCredit score: Bournemouth Information
The mill final labored in 1892, when the enterprise was moved to the village’s watermill, and the sails have been eliminated in 1917 after they have been broken in a gale.
The beautiful property now has a big reception room with bedrooms above and the choice of utilizing one bed room as a examine within the higher flooring of the windmill.
There may be additionally entry to a roof terrace with far-reaching views of the encircling countryside.
Within the extension there’s a kitchen, giant bed room, toilet and an additional reception room or bed room.
There may be additionally a double storage and parking and a gated entrance and the property additionally boasts an outbuilding which may very well be transformed to additional residing area, topic to planning permission.
There may be additionally a double storage and parking and a gated entrance Credit score: Bournemouth Information
There may be additionally entry to a roof terrace with far-reaching views of the encircling countrysideCredit score: Bournemouth Information
Vikki Bennett, spokesperson for OnTheMarket, stated: “It isn’t usually that we see a windmill conversion with its sails nonetheless hooked up, so this property is actually distinctive.
“For anybody wanting a singular household residence, this property ticks all of the packing containers. It has loads of area unfold throughout 4 flooring in addition to within the adjoining extension.”
Martin Randall, from Andrew & Co Property Brokers of Ashford, stated: “Windmills are a uncommon discover, and particularly ones which can be renovated and in such nice situation, like this one.
“The placement is basically particular, too, with such spectacular views.”