4 bedroom detached house for saleOld Dover Road, Canterbury
Found on the ever popular and sought-after South side of Canterbury, is this attractive detached four bedroom family home, providing spacious and well-proportioned living accommodation. This lovely home boasts two reception rooms plus a kitchen/breakfast room with integrated oven, hob and microwave. To the first floor, there are four bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate W.C. The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room. Believed to date from the 1930’s, the property boasts many attractive features including picture rails, fireplaces, original doors and some stripped floors.
Externally, there is a mainly lawned front garden with off street parking for numerous vehicles and a tandem garage with electric door. The rear garden has a large paved patio across the back of the property and is mainly lawned with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees.
The property is found a short stroll from Kent County Cricket Ground and within easy access to Kent and Canterbury and Chaucer Hospitals. Canterbury has a number of highly regarded schools including grammar schools, in both the public and private sectors. There are a variety of shopping, dining, cultural and recreational facilities, as well as a high-speed rail service to London St. Pancras in under an hour.
Ground Floor -
Family Room - 4.57m x 4.32m (15'0 x 14'2) -
'L' Shaped Lounge/Dining Room - 8.20m x 6.50m (26'11 x 21'4) -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.83m x 3.48m (15'10 x 11'5) -
First Floor -
Master Bedroom - 7.06m x 3.51m (23'2 x 11'6) -
En-Suite Shower Room -
Bedroom - 4.57m x 4.37m (15'0 x 14'4) -
Bedroom - 4.60m x 4.09m (15'1 x 13'5) -
Bedroom - 3.48m x 3.10m (11'5 x 10'2) -
Family Bathroom -
Separate W.C -
Front/Driveway - Mainly lawned with off street parking for numerous vehicles leading to the garage
Tandem Garage - 8.41m x 2.49m (27'7 x 8'2) - With electric door
Rear Garden - Large paved patio across the back of the property and the remainder lawned with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees
The Vendor's View - We were looking for the perfect home to start our family in when we came across this ideally located house, with large bedrooms, a spacious garden and plenty of off-road parking. Being set back from the road, the property felt both private and safe, while being within easy reach of the city and a wide choice of schools including Junior, Grammar and Independents.
We really love the beautiful bay windows at the front of the house. They let so much light into the two rooms that they sit in: the play room (formerly a dining room) on the ground floor and the front bedroom on the first floor. Another favourite aspect is the walnut tree in the garden, which provides plenty of shade on a hot, sunny day.
The location is fantastic, from the choice of schools all accessible on foot, to the convenience in relation to the city and transport. The local shops include a Post Office just a 5 minute walk away, and you can easily stroll into Canterbury Centre within 25 minutes. The bus services run very regularly, with bus stop opposite, and it’s great to be able to walk in and get the bus back with your shopping! Canterbury always has plenty going on.
We love the fact that we can catch the high-speed train into London in less than an hour, but also we’re so close to the countryside and the coast too! When working from home, we appreciate the fast internet speed we can get with >70Mbps broadband speed available.
The house has been a great family home as we expected it to be and we will miss everything about it.
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