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Keepers Close, Canterbury £495,000

Sold STC
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  • 2 Bedrooms,1 with ensuite shower room & walk-in-wardrobe
  • Elegant reception hall
  • Large sitting/dining room
  • Attractive kitchen with integral appliances
  • Private patios, spectacular views
  • Parking space & communal facilities

A beautiful ground floor apartment in a flagship purpose-built McCarthy & Stone complex set directly on the edge of the St. Lawrence Cricket Ground, the home of the Kent County Cricket Club, with spectacular views over the playing area and perimeter. The property is delightfully presented and provides spacious and well appointed accommodation. There is an elegant reception hall and large sitting/dining room overlooking and opening onto a private patio with views beyond and over the cricket ground. The adjoining kitchen is attractively fitted and includes a range of integral appliances comprising fridge and freezer, Neff oven and microwave and Neff hob with extractor hood over. There is also a freestanding slimline Bosch dishwasher. The master bedroom opens onto a separate private patio overlooking the cricket ground. It also benefits from a large ensuite shower room and a walk-in-wardrobe. There is a further separate shower room and useful walk-in utility cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder and electric boiler serving the underfloor heating system. The property also benefits from emergency pull cords, intercom to the main entrance gates and an unexpired NHBC cover, 10 years from 2017. There are extensive residents facilities including a striking and spacious first floor communal residents' lounge affording magnificent views of the cricket ground, guests suites are available for booking and there is provision for electric mobility scooters. A dedicated House Manager is available to help five days a week. Externally the property is approached via a secure gated entrance and benefits from its own parking space, bay J, in the residents' car park. There are also additional visitors spaces and communal gardens.

The property offers the ultimate in retirement living in a unique location with the benefit of a nearby Sainsbury's local whilst still having easy access to Canterbury City centre either by bus or on foot. Kent & Canterbury and Chaucer Hospitals are also easily accessible. Canterbury west station provides High Speed rail services to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approx. 55 mins. Ashford International station is accessible to the west via the A28 and the Channel Ports of Dover and Folkestone to the south provide regular ferry and Channel Tunnel services to the Continent. The A2 gives easy access to the M2 motorway to the west and the M20 to the south.

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Tenure: Leasehold Lease term: 150 years from 17th December 2015 Service charge: TBC Approx. £2,448.36 per annum Ground rent: TBC Approx. £495.00 per annum


Sitting Room

19' 3'' max x 16' 7'' max (5.86m max x 5.05m max)

Patio One


10' 3'' x 7' 2'' (3.12m x 2.18m)

Utility room

Bedroom One

12' 5'' max x 9' 9'' max (3.78m max x 2.97m max)



Bedroom Two

15' 8'' x 9' 5'' (4.77m x 2.87m)

Shower Room

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Name Location Type Distance
Keepers Close
Canterbury CT1 3YG
County: Kent
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: CB003087
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