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6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Handsome & Striking Victorian Semi-Detached Home
  • Presented to an Excellent Standard with 6 Bedrooms
  • Located on a Prime & Highly Desirable Road to the South of the City
  • With a Large Garden, Period Features & Off-Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

15 Ethelbert Road is a handsome and striking 6 bedroom Victorian semi-detached house totaling nearly 3,000 sq ft, located on a prime and highly desirable south Canterbury road with a large garden and ample off-street parking. It is presented to an excellent standard and provides an exceptional family home in a popular City.

Inside, the house is arranged over three floors and offers spacious, well proportioned and light accommodation and includes some wonderful period features. These include beautiful quarry tiled tessellated flooring and leaded light windows to the front entrance, deep skirtings, moulded cornicing, sash cord windows, marble surround fireplaces, stripped pine floors and oak bannisters. The kitchen is presented with granite worktops, rose pink drawers and cupboards and a Rangemaster range cooker with glass splash back. It connects to a good size utility room which also has a door to the rear garden. There is also a useful basement in three compartments with good head height and window to front.

On the first floor, there is an excellent principal bedroom suite with ‘Metro’ tiling to the shower. On this floor the two further bedrooms both have fireplaces with marble surrounds and a family bathroom.

The second floor is reached from the landing by a staircase in three flights, which leads to three further bedrooms and a ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom to one of the bedrooms.
The property is approached off the Ethelbert Road by a gravel parking and turning area, which is walled on either side.

To the rear, the garden is of a good size, being predominantly wall enclosed and consisting of a paved terrace adjoining the rear of the property, leading to an expanse of lawn. There are various shrubs, bushes and mature trees, together with herbaceous plants and roses.

The property is situated just over 0.5 mile south east of the Cathedral City of Canterbury, in a highly desirable location. Ethelbert Road is one of the three key roads lying to the south of Canterbury. As a result, it is within easy access of the City centre, with its modern shopping centre, boutique shops along the King’s Mile, choice of schools in both the public and private sectors, including King’s, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton boys and girls grammar schools, colleges and universities, together with a variety of restaurants and bars.

Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include, golf at Scotland Hills, county cricket at the St Lawrence Ground (both at Canterbury), sailing on the coast and the highly regarded Polo Farm sports complex for hockey, cricket, tennis and croquet.

The property is well placed for access to Canterbury West which offers the High Speed Rail service to London (St Pancras 53 mins). The property is also a short distance from Canterbury East, which offers services to London. The A2 dual carriageway (1.5 miles) provides straight forward road journeys to the port of Dover and Faversham at Brenley Corner, which links the M2 and A299 Thanet Way, giving journeys to London and the Thanet coastal towns respectively. Ashford International (15.9 miles), provides HSR services to London (St Pancras 36 mins) and the continent (Paris 1hr 52 mins). The Eurotunnel terminal at Cheriton is also within easy driving distance, as is the aforementioned port of Dover.

Humberts Canterbury
71 Castle Street | Canterbury | Kent CT1 2QD
01227 452780 |
From the A28 ring road, leave Canterbury at the Riding Gate roundabout and take the Old Dover Road. After approximately 0.5 mile turn right onto Ethelbert Road heading towards the Kent & Canterbury Hospital. Number 15 will be found on the right hand side after a short distance and being identified by our ‘For Sale’ board.

Note: The location plans are for identification purposes only and should not be relied upon for accuracy. Photographs are not true depictions of fixtures and fittings. Wide angle lenses may be used. CAN120001|120916|v1

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Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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