- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bath/shower rooms
- 2 Reception rooms
- Arranged over 3 floors
- Attractive front and rear gardens
- Drive and double garage
A superb detached family house set well back from the road in an elevated position providing much privacy and seclusion. The property provides extensive and versatile accommodation arranged over three floors. The property is stylishly presented and enjoys a light and airy atmosphere. On the ground floor is a substantial dining room which adjoins the kitchen to the rear, in turn overlooking the garden. There is an elegant hall with attractive staircase rising to the first floor. The handsome sitting room has an open fireplace and study area to one end with French doors opening to the garden. There is also an entrance hall to one side with useful utility cupboards and separate w.c. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, one of which boasts ensuite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. There is also a study/nursery bedroom and the family bathroom. On the second floor is the master bedroom suite with bedroom, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom including walk-in shower. The property benefits from double glazed windows and gas fired central heating.
Externally vehicular access is gained via a shared private driveway from St. Lawrence Road. There is a tarmac drive providing parking, turning and access to the garaging. There is a double garage building which comprises two single garages, the one nearest the house has been adapted to provide a games room/summerhouse if required with two sets of French doors opening to the garden. The rear garden includes a raised paved terrace area with matching seating area to one side. There is a large lawn with mature borders well-stocked with a variety of ground covering plants, flowering plants, shrubbery and small trees. A cobbled path leads to the rear of the garden and adjacent to the garage/summerhouse building is a further gravelled seating area with attractive borders. To the front pedestrian access is gained via a gate from Old Dover Road. A path leads to the front door. There is an enclosed garden with paved area having sunken pond and steps rising up to the kitchen garden with raised beds intersected with paved paths and further borders.
The property is set in an enviable position in South Canterbury close to St. Lawrence Cricket Ground and with easy access to Canterbury City centre. Both the Simon Langton Boys’ and Girls’ Grammar Schools are nearby, within comfortable walking distance, as is St. Anselm’s Catholic School. Kent & Canterbury and Chaucer Hospitals are also easily accessible. There is an enviable choice of additional schools in the City and 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.