8 High Street is a charming 3 bedroom period townhouse , set over 3 floors, located on the outskirts of a hugely popular village located at the crown of the Elham Valley, well know for its beautiful rolling countryside, yet within exceptionally easy access of Canterbury West and its High Speed Rail services to London. Grade II Listed, it offers period living with a pretty garden and off-road parking to the rear.
Steps lead to the front door which opens to light accommodation and a lovely sitting room to the front. On this floor the third bedroom is currently used as a study, with stairs leading down to the secondary sitting room, dining area and kitchen with access on the pretty garden.
On the first floor there are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property offers characterful period living set within the centre of an exceptionally well located village.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
There is a small area to the front of the house which has been planted with clipped hedging. The rear garden has been landscaped and includes a pretty water feature and wooden arch which leads to the private parking area and shed.
The property is situated in the centre of the highly regarded and particularly well served village of Bridge, which offers a comprehensive range of amenities including an excellent primary school (Ofsted Good), convenience store, butchers, post office/chemist, doctors surgery and three public houses, two of which have restaurants. Wider facilities are catered for by the Cathedral City of Canterbury, just over 3 miles to the north with a modern shopping centre, a range of boutique shops along the Kings Mile, a choice of schools in both the public and private sectors including Kings, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton boys and girls grammar schools together with the University of Kent and colleges of further education.
SPORT AND LOCAL AMENITIES
Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include golf at Scotland Hills Canterbury, famous Links golf courses at Royal St Georges and Princes, Sandwich, sailing on the coast, county cricket at Canterbury and the Polo Farm sports complex for hockey, cricket, tennis and croquet, as well as pleasant walks and rides over the various footpaths and bridleways surrounding the village, which is located at the crown of the Elham Valley.
The property is exceptionally well placed for access onto the A2, providing straight forward road journeys to Canterbury, Dover and Brenley Corner at Faversham, which in turn links the Thanet Towns, Medway Towns and London. The village of Bekesbourne has a mainline station, whilst Canterbury offers two mainline railway stations including Canterbury West, providing HSR services to London (St Pancras 53 mins). Ashford International (17.2 miles), offers both the HSR to London (St Pancras 38 mins) and the continent via Eurostar. The port of Dover lies to the south as does the Channel Tunnel terminal at Cheriton, both of which offer excellent access to the continent.
From Canterbury, take the A2 towards Dover and take the first exit, signposted Bridge. Turn right at the T-junction over the A2 and after a short distance fork right on to Town Hill. At the crossroads turn left on to the High Street and drop down in to the village. Number 8 High Street will be found after a short distance on the right hand side, shortly before the pedestrian crossing, being identified by our For Sale board.
Note: The location plans are for identification purposes only and should not be relied upon for accuracy. Photographs are not true depictions of fixtures and fittings. Wide angle lenses may be used. CAN170075|010617|v1