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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Dane John Gardens, Canterbury, Kent

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Rarely available, this is a unique opportunity to acquire one of Canterbury's historic homes - a period, Grade II listed Georgian townhouse located within the city walls in the lovely Dane John Gardens. CHAIN FREE

SITUATION
The property is located in the beautiful Dane John Gardens, which is set in the heart of Canterbury – a beautiful situation which takes advantage of all the amenities to include many cultural interests, a bustling high street, which offers excellent shopping, many coffee shops, wine bars, restaurants, and the Marlowe Theatre. There are two mainline railway stations, with Canterbury West now operating the high speed Javelin train into London St Pancras. Recreation facilities include sports centres and swimming pools, championship cricket, a good selection of golf courses in and around the area, and water sports can be found along the coast. Connections are also good, with the A2 linking into the M20 and M2 and other motorway networks.

DISTANCES
• City centre 0.25 mile
• Canterbury East Stn 0.8 mile
• Canterbury West Stn 1.1 miles
• Whitstable 8 miles
• Folkestone 18.3 miles
• Port of Dover 17 miles
(Distances are approximate)

DESCRIPTION
Rarely available, this is a unique opportunity to acquire one of Canterbury's historic homes. This Georgian townhouse is located within the city walls in the beautiful Dane John Gardens. 18, Dane John is a prestigious, Grade II listed townhouse of painted stucco, stone parapet with moulded cornice, attractive fine cast iron balcony under slate roof, dating we believe around 1822.

The property is arranged over four floors, offering flexible and spacious accommodation, comprising entrance hall with stripped flooring and stairs leading to the lower and upper floors. The elegant double sitting room has a lovely marble feature fireplace with cast iron insert, feature coved ceiling, sash windows and stripped flooring. To the lower ground floor is a well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room and dining area, which has a range of base and wall mounted cabinets, complemented by wooden work surfaces and tiled flooring, fireplace recess, paneled window with window shutters and door giving access to the rear garden.

To the first floor is Bedroom 1, which is currently arranged as a further sitting room featuring a lovely fireplace, cast iron insert, picture rails, sash windows and French doors opening onto a balcony that enjoys lovely views out over the Dane John Gardens. Also on the first floor is Bedroom 2 and a separate WC.

Bedrooms 3 and 4 are located on the upper floors, together with a well-fitted modern bathroom suite including paneled bath with shower above, low level WC, vanity hand basin, vanity cupboard and attractive tiling, which completes the look for this beautiful period home set in the heart of Canterbury City.

FEATURES
Entrance hall
Rear porch
Sitting room
Kitchen/dining room
Bedroom / drawing room
3 Further bedrooms
Family bathroom
WC
Courtyard garden
‘Monk’s retreat’
Single garage by separate negotiation

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property is a wrought iron gate and fence with pathway leading to the front entrance, lawns and a selection of shrubs and under-planting, all enjoying the wonderful views over the spectacular Dane John Gardens.

The pretty, walled courtyard garden is gravelled with shrubs and climbing plants.

To the rear of the property is a delightful, detached outbuilding of red brick believed by the owners to have once been a Monk’s retreat. This attractive and versatile space, has leaded light mullioned windows and Dering-style windows and an arched door under a slate roof. It comprises a bed/sitting area to the first floor and on the ground floor are a shower room and kitchenette.

Garage is available by separate negotiation via Jackson Stops.

PROPERTY INFORMATION
Services All mains services connected.

Local Authority Canterbury City Council. Tax Band “G".

Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01227 781600

DIRECTIONS
On leaving the offices for Jacksons Stops, turn right onto Castle Street and continue for approximately 200 yards, walking through the gardens passing the White Hart public house on your left. Continue straight up a few steps onto Dane John Gardens. Turn right and the property will be found a little further along on the right hand side.



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04 September 2017

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