152 New Dover Road is a totally unique 3/4 bedroom, two storey residence, situated on the favoured south side of Canterbury. It is unique by way of having access from both the New Dover Road and the Old Dover Road. It also sits in nearly 0.25 acre and is exceptionally well placed for communications, access to the City and also the county cricket ground.
Inside, the property has predominantly been completely refurbished and overhauled by the current owner, including modern white bathroom/shower room suites, complete redecoration and new fitted carpets throughout. The property also benefits from sealed unit double glazing and a gas fired heating system. From the front, an entrance porch leads to a hall with doors leading to the four main rooms on the ground floor. These comprise a sitting room, which is double aspect and with sliding double glazed doors out to the garden, together with a former fireplace with white painted Adam style surround. Adjoining the sitting room, there is a kitchen, which again is double aspect. The bathroom/shower room has been totally refitted, with a roll top slipper bath, whilst further doors lead to a dining room (formerly bedroom three) and the main double bedroom.
On the first floor and reached off the landing which has fitted cupboards, there are two further bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes and one featuring an ensuite shower room.
The accommodation is exceptionally well presented to a particularly high standard.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
The property is uniquely accessed via a driveway from both the New Dover Road and from the Old Dover Road. Wrought iron gates delineate the boundaries from both access points and the total plot area amounts to nearly 0.25 acre. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with an excellent range of outbuildings, including an outdoor kitchen, a smokery, a good size garden room with concrete floor and power and light, together with an attached single garage, which is currently used as a workshop with work bench, double doors to front and door to rear. The garden is laid to lawn with paved terrace and pathways, together with shrubs, bushes and evergreens.
The property is situated towards the top of both New Dover and Old Dover Road, close to the park and ride facility, and on the favoured south side of the City of Canterbury. It is therefore within exceptionally easy access of the City Centre and all its amenities. These include an excellent 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. The City is also well known for its cultural interests, including the Marlowe Theatre, Gulbenkian and Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.
SPORT AND LOCAL AMENITIES
Sporting and recreational opportunities include golf at Scotland Hills and county cricket at the St Lawrence Ground both in Canterbury, sailing at Whitstable Yacht Club and Herne Bay and day trips to France via Eurotunnel, all within easy access.
Canterbury has two mainline railway stations, with Canterbury West offering the High Speed Rail to London (St Pancras 53 mins). The property is also within close driving distance of the A2 dual carriageway, which in turn links to the Channel Port of Dover and Brenley Corner at Faversham, adjoining the M2 / A299 (Thanet Way) linking London and the coastal towns respectively. Ashford International (17.4 miles, London St Pancras 36 mins) which also has services to the continent via Eurostar (Paris 1 hr 52 mins) or via Eurotunnel at Cheriton (Calais 35 mins).
From Canterbury, take the New Dover Road towards Dover and the park and ride. After about 1 mile and shortly before cresting the hill, the entrance drive to 152 New Dover Road will be found on the right hand side, 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. CAN160052 |240516|v1