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Price £645,000 Available
  • 5 bedrooms
  • No forward chain
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Architecturally designed kitchen/family room
  • Lovely rear garden
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Extensive accommodation over three floors
  • Elegant period features throughout
  • Ideal home for commuters & WFH
  • Close to St. Stephen's Junior School & Canterbury West Station

This striking home has been thoughtfully extended and designed to suit modern family life whilst exhibiting elegant period features throughout. Located on St. Stephen's Road, the property is ideally situated to explore the City by foot, with some of Canterbury's finest eateries, coffee shops and landmarks on its doorstep. For those needing to travel to London, the West Station is a short 8-minute walk from the property where you will be able to catch the high speed service to St. Pancras, getting you into London within the hour. The neighbourhood has excellent academic establishments including St. Stephen's Junior School and the King's School and two superb recreation centres.

This lovely home offers extensive accommodation over three floors. It is set back from the road and has a pretty front garden with a variety of mature shrubs and bushes offering additional privacy. An attractive tiled pathway leads to the front door, which opens into an entrance hall with high ceilings and opulent plaster mouldings. To the right of the hallway, a door opens into a spacious lounge with an ornate fireplace and tall box bay windows. Another door on the right, opens to a second reception room with ornate fireplace, which is currently being used as an office.

The hallway then leads to the rear of the house where a third reception room which opens into a stunning architecturally designed kitchen/family room with a high ceiling and electronically operated velux windows. With a large area for dining and socialising, a brand new range cooker which has a 7 ring gas hob, an American style fridge/freezer and a further integrated fridge, a robust Miele washing machine, integrated dishwasher and plenty of storage and surface space, this is most definitely a ‘chef's kitchen' designed for entertaining.

There are two sets of french doors, one opening to the rear patio leading to the garden and another opening to a charming separate patio area which the owners have dubbed their ‘Japenese garden'. Also on this floor, you will find a WC, a pantry and storage cupboards and recently installed new boiler.

Stairs rise to the first floor, where a half landing leads to a single bedroom (or further study) and a bathroom before the landing continues round to two double bedrooms, both of which benefit from modern en-suite wet rooms and attractive Victorian fireplaces. The front bedroom on this floor is particularly spacious and bright, with large box bay windows.

On the top floor of the house, there are two further bedrooms with the bedroom to the front exhibiting charming Victorian features including a sink in the corner of the room and it has views of Canterbury's treasured Cathedral. On this floor, there is also a shower room with a modern suite.

This elegant residence has been an exceptional family home for the current owners for many years' and with their children now grown up, in recent years' they have enjoyed a healthy income from renting two bedrooms on a short term, holiday basis.

OUTSIDE:

The property benefits from a glorious, low-maintenance garden with a large patio area with outdoor tap and electric socket, ideal for alfresco dining. There are flower beds with bright, spring flowers and a vegetable patch and at the end of the garden, you will find a wooden workshop.



Lounge - 16'8" (5.08m) x 12'4" (3.76m)

Reception/Office - 13'3" (4.04m) x 10'6" (3.2m)

Reception - 9'7" (2.92m) x 9'11" (3.02m)

Kitchen/Diner - 24'9" (7.54m) x 16'1" (4.9m)

Bedroom One - 13'8" (4.17m) x 14'8" (4.47m)

Bedroom Two - 13'3" (4.04m) x 10'5" (3.18m)

Bedroom Five/Office - 9'8" (2.95m) Max x 9'11" (3.02m) Max

Bedroom Three - 14'9" (4.5m) x 16'1" (4.9m)

Bedroom Four - 10'9" (3.28m) x 10'6" (3.2m)

Workshop



Council Tax
Canterbury City Council, Band D

Notice
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Floor Plan
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