Afzelia offers an exceptional opportunity to acquire a detached house with south facing garden, located on a prime and highly desirable south Canterbury road with a good size garden and ample off-street parking. It would now benefit from refurbishment and modernisation and offers the potential for further development (STPP).
Canterbury City 0.5 mile
A2 Dual Carriageway 1.5 miles
Canterbury West 1.6 miles
Ashford International 15.9 miles
Afzelia was built in the 1960 s and has been named after the hardwood that has been used throughout the house for cabinetry, doors and panelling. Inside, the property is arranged over two floors with the ground floor being relatively open plan with large pictures windows overlooking the rear garden which makes this area light and open. The principal bedroom on the first floor is spacious and has a balcony overlooking the garden. As previously mentioned, the property would now benefit from modernisation and offers potential for further development (STPP).
Grounds & Gardens
To the front, there is a large hardstanding area offering ample parking. This provides access to the garage and a side entrance to the rear garden which is south facing, predominantly laid to lawn and planted with mature shrubs, bushes and trees. It is enclosed with a mellow brick wall. Greenhouse.
Surrounding Areas & Local Amenities
The property is situated just over 0.5 mile south east of the Cathedral City of Canterbury, in a highly desirable location. Ethelbert Road is one of the three key roads lying to the south of Canterbury. As a result, it is within easy access of the City centre, with its modern shopping centre, boutique shops along the King s Mile, choice of schools in both the public and private sectors, including King s, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton boys and girls grammar schools, colleges and universities, together with a variety of restaurants and bars. Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include, golf at Scotland Hills, county cricket at the St Lawrence Ground (both at Canterbury), sailing on the coast and the highly regarded Polo Farm sports complex for hockey, cricket, tennis and croquet.
The property is well placed for access to Canterbury West which offers HSR services to London (St Pancras 53 mins). The property is also a short distance from Canterbury East, which offers services to London. The A2 dual carriageway (1.5 miles) provides straight forward road journeys to the port of Dover and Faversham at Brenley Corner, which links the M2 and A299 Thanet Way, giving journeys to London and the Thanet coastal towns respectively. Ashford International (15.9 miles), provides HSR services to London (St Pancras 36 mins) and the continent (Paris 1hr 52 mins). The Eurotunnel terminal at Cheriton is also within easy driving distance, as is the aforementioned port of Dover.
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