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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Roper Road


Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedroom Retirement Apartment for the over 50's
  • Views Of The City Of Canterbury
  • Lovely And Spacious
  • Communal Areas For Residents

Full description

Miles & Barr are delighted to bring to the market this outstanding, exclusive, two bedroom retirement apartment in Abbots Lodge, Canterbury for the over 50's. The property was recently built to NHBC standards by Churchill Retirement Living, specialists in the development of purpose built apartments for those looking for an independent yet safe and secure lifestyle in their retirement. This particular apartment is unusually spacious and the largest available within the Lodge; located on the second floor it boasts views over neighbouring roof tops of the Canterbury Cathedral and the Westgate Towers. Canterbury West train station is also within a 5 minute walk of the property offering high speed links to London St Pancras. Within the lodge there is an Owners' Lounge, with adjoining kitchen, for socialising with other residents, a Laundry Room, and a Well Being suite providing hairdressing, chiropody, and beauty treatment facilities. Other benefits include; lift to all floors, illuminated light switches throughout, fully furnished guest suite, camera entry system, 24 hour Care line support system, communal car park, remainder of 10 year NHBC guarantee.

Abbots Lodge is located on Roper Road within a short walk of the Historic City Centre of Canterbury with all its shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. Canterbury West Railway Station is also conveniently close by with its High Speed link to London.

The property is situated within the city of Canterbury, being within easy access of the High Street and all its amenities. These include an excellent modern shopping centre, the University of Kent, Canterbury Christchurch College and other colleges, together with an excellent choice of schools in both the public and private sectors. In addition to the High Street is the Kings Mile, which is a lovely mall of boutique style shops, cafes, eateries and public houses. There are also a multitude of picturesque parks, and a riverside walk along the Rover Stour to Chartham.

Sporting and recreational opportunities nearby include: golf at Scotland Hills, Canterbury, sailing at Whitstable Yacht Club and Herne Bay, county cricket at Canterbury and day trips to France via Eurotunnel, all within easy access. In addition, the recently refurbished Marlowe Theatre, the spectacular Beaney House of Art & Knowledge and the Gulbenkian (theatre, cinema and caf bar) at the University of Kent, all provide a wealth of excellent entertainment in Canterbury.

Canterbury has two mainline railway stations, with Canterbury West offering the high speed service to London (St Pancras 56 mins). The property is also within easy access of the A2 dual carriageway, which in turn links to the Channel Port of Dover and Brenley Corner at Faversham, adjoining the M2 / A299 (Thanet Way) linking London and the coastal towns respectively. Ashford International (15.4 miles, London St Pancras 38 mins) which also has services to the continent via Eurostar (Paris 1 hr 52 mins) or via Eurotunnel at Cheriton (19.3 miles, Calais 35 mins).

Lounge - 7.59m x 4.65m (24'10" x 15'3") -

Kitchen - 2.31m x 2.13m (7'6" x 6'11") -

Master Bedroom - 6.93m x 3.07m (22'8" x 10'0") - Including inbuilt wardrobe.

En-Suite -

Hallway - 0.03m x 3.20m -

Bathroom -

Bedroom Two - 5.16m x 4.27m (16'11" x 14'0") - With walk in wardrobe.

Store Cupboard - 1.09m x 2.08m - With water tank and shelving.

Communal Areas -

Communal Laundry -

Communal Lounge & Communal Kitchen -

Communal Gardens -

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 November 2016

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