>Million pound listings in Medway

We are a nation of property lovers and we all go to the property websites such as Rightmove & Zoopla and see what we can buy if we win the lottery. We thought it would be good to put together a section on the properties that are in or around a million pound within the Medway Towns.

Here are the properties we have selected, some are incredible, some need a bit of work or have planning permission. But browse away and let us know which is the house you would buy if money was no object.

  1. St. Margarets Street, Rochester, Kent ME1

This 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom and 4 reception rooms is on the market with a Guide price of £2,950,000, this is the most expensive house we could currently find on the market and it is a stunning grade II listed Georgian property with great views of the river. The house features a wine cellar, garden room, and workshop

With architectural influences from both Grecian and Gothic styles, ‘The Gleanings’ has an abundance of period features, including an elegant portico, high ceilings with decorative cornices and ceiling roses, moulded door frames with gold leafed ‘lions masks’, heavy panelled doors, exposed wood floors, French chateau style cast iron radiators, dado rails, picture windows, feature fireplaces, hand painted silk wallpaper, and the pièce de résistance ‘magnificent turning staircase’ with oak treads, wrought iron balustrade with decorative mahogany handrail.

  1. Star Hill, Rochester ME1

This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom and a incredible 6 reception rooms is on the market at £1,100,000 a Georgian Grade II Listed four double bedroomed home offers substantial accommodation, period features and a fabulous south facing enclosed rear garden.

  1. Star Hill, Rochester ME1

A huge 7 bedroom, 4 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms is on the market with a guide price of £950,000, another Grade II listed seven bedroom period townhouse situated in the heart of Rochester. This period house dates from the late 18th Century with late 19th Century alterations and is filled with historic interest. Internally this spacious home has some wonderful rooms with elegant proportions, there is a fine staircase with mahogany handrail and some of the rooms have fine period cornices.

  1. Capstone Road, Hempstead, Gillingham ME7

A 3 bedroom detached bungalow with planning permission in place for a separate detached is on the market with offers over £1,000,000 detached property set in 2.86 acres (tbv), with a stable yard and with planning permission granted to erect a second detached residence on a separate title accessed from a private road off Cobblestones in Hempstead.

  1. Church Lane, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham ME4

Not quite a million but one where we are based in the Dockyard a Grade II listed 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom and 3 reception rooms is on the market with a guide price of £925,000. Georgian elegance personified this resplendent Grade II Listed residence boasts grand proportions with a heightened sense of space and light, whilst occupying an enviable position within The Historic Dockyard, idyllically situated on the River Medway.

Dating from c1830 Admirals Cottage was originally constructed by the Admiralty to provide homes and offices for the principle Officers of the Dockyard. In more recent years they have been sympathetically updated, whilst retaining enormous character and architectural integrity with quite stunning fireplaces, ornate staircase, light flooded rooms via large sash windows, atrium glazed sunroom, luxurious bath/ shower rooms and beautiful timber/ tiled floors.

  1. Pilgrims Road, Halling ME2

A stunning 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom, and 4 reception room house with an indoor swimming pool is on the market for £1,500,000. This property has been finished to a high specification and has the benefit of an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi & sauna. There is also gym space & a cinema room which could be converted to a 5th bedroom. There is ample off road parking with garage space for 6 cars and driveway.

  1. The Alps, Borstal, Rochester ME1

A unique architect designed 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom and 3 reception rooms, with a roof terrace with stunning river views is on the market with a guide price of £1,500,000. The Alps is an exclusive gated development of just six architect designed properties finished to the highest of specifications. The expansive and highly versatile accommodation is appointed over three levels with open plan, contemporary living space extending to almost 6000 square feet in total. This quite unique residence occupies the end position of six and therefore boasts the largest plot with superior parking facilities that include a detached double garage. Properties at The Alps are elevated and offer stunning river and city views from the two roof terraces and glass fronted balconies accessed directly from the main living area.

  1. Nashenden Lane, Rochester ME1

A 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3 reception rooms in the heart of Borstal on a large plot but any purchaser may want to update the interior decor. This house is on the market for £1,200,000

substantial six bedroomed detached house, offers excellent family accommodation, along with a self-contained annexe and full planning permission for a pair of three bedroomed semi-detached houses. A great opportunity for buyers interested in potential investment, combined with family living, working from home space and an annexe for elderly parent or rental. Originally built in 1938, this attractive home with peg tiled roof and part elevations, has been extended and improved over the years. There are two receptions opening out onto a paved terrace with Victorian verandah, three bathrooms, fitted kitchen with Rangemaster cooker and annexe with kitchen/living room, conservatory, double bedroom, utility area and wet room. Set on a secluded plot of approximately .57 of an acre, there are glorious mature gardens surrounding the house, mainly lawned with mature trees, fruit trees and substantial outbuildings for workshops and storage. There is a brick block driveway for 5/6 cars and detached double garage with workshop and small fitness room attached.

  1. Crutches Lane, Higham, Rochester, Kent ME2

This 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 3 reception rooms house is in a very sough after location with uniterrupted countryside views to both the front and rear of the house. It has been recently extended and is very modern inside and is currently on the market for £1,100,000.

  1. Bowesden Lane, Shorne DA12

Slightly out of the Medway Towns is this rural 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 4 reception rooms in Shorne with substantial grounds and a sweeping driveway which has a gated entrance is on the market with a guide price of £1,750,000. This impressive property consists of a large lounge, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, study, formal dining room and an additional sitting room. The ground floor also benefits from a ground floor W.C and a utility room.

The first floor comprises of five large bedrooms, two of which offer an en-suite and dressing room as well as a modern and stylish family bathroom.

Externally the home sits centrally surrounded by a substantial garden which boasts many different areas.
The property is accessed via a large sweeping driveway which features the added security benefit of a gated entrance and also benefits from a detached double garage.

Wildcard is Epaul Lane, Rochester ME1

This Grade II listed 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom and 2 reception house in the heart of Rochester is on the market under a million with a guide price of £900,000 but we really like how this house has been refurbished and it has incredible views of Rochester Castle and Cathedral.

Salisbury Villa is a resplendent stand alone residence listed for its architectural and historic interest. The property which has undergone extensive refurbishment both internally and externally over recent years and occupies a unique position overlooking both the castle and cathedral in the historic market town and former city of Rochester. The property boasts an attractive weatherboard façade and retains a wealth of original period features within, to include; wood panelled walls, open fireplaces, exposed timbers, sash windows and solid wood flooring.