26 Moorfield is a light and spacious 4 bedroom detached house set within a sought after location to the north of the Cathedral City of Canterbury and located at the end of a cul-de-sac. Architect designed and built by the current owners in the early 1960s, this property is now on the market for the first time. It offers a good size family home within exceptionally easy access of High Speed Rail services from Canterbury West to London (St Pancras 53 mins). In all just over 0.2 acre.
Inside, the property offers spacious, light and open plan style living accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation flows well and benefits from generous windows allowing light to flood in to the property as well as providing views over the manicured garden. The kitchen has been recently refitted with a range of modern units, granite worktops and Neff inbuilt appliances including an induction hob, microwave and oven. There is an abundance of storage throughout the property and the ground floor includes a series of useful interconnecting work/utility rooms.
On the first floor the principal bedroom is of a generous size with two separate dressing rooms and a separate shower room. The three remaining bedrooms are light and of a good size, all of which have useful storage and a family bathroom. The property has been well cared for by the current owners.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
The property is approached via a brick paved driveway to the front offering parking for several vehicles and providing access to a single integrated garage. The garden to the front is mainly laid to lawn and is enclosed with evergreen clipped hedging. To the side and rear, the gardens are mature and exceptionally well maintained being well planted with shrubs and bushes, a continuation of the clipped evergreen hedging to the remaining boundaries and paved areas close to the house. In all just over 0.2 acre.
The property is located on the outskirts of Canterbury and is within exceptionally easy access of local shops at St Dunstans, Sainsburys and Asda superstores and the University of Kent which is built on 300 acres of parkland and offers a sports centre, theatre, cinema, places to eat and bars, public access computer rooms, a chapel, launderettes and bus stops. St Stephens Junior School (Ofsted Good), Kings School Recreation and Kingsmead Leisure Centre are also nearby.
SPORT AND LOCAL AMENITIES
Sporting and recreational opportunities in the area include; Kent Sport at the University of Kent, golf at Scotland Hills, Canterbury, county cricket at St Lawrence, Polo Farm Sports Centre on the Littlebourne Road offering hockey, tennis, cricket and croquet and sailing on the coast. The City offers extensive facilities including a modern shopping centre, together with a variety of restaurants, the new Marlowe Theatre and recently refurbished Beaney House of Art & Knowledge. There is also a wide choice of highly regarded schools in both the private and public sectors, including Kings, St Edmunds, Kent College and Simon Langton girls and boys.
Canterbury offers two mainline railway stations, with HSR services available from Canterbury West. The property is also well placed for access to the A2/M2 providing straightforward road journeys to London or to the Channel Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton, near Folkestone. Ashford International is also within easy reach, which provides HSR to London (St Pancras 36 mins) and the continent (Paris 1hr 52 mins).
From the City ring road and at the Westgate Towers, take the third exit onto North Lane. At the next roundabout continue straight onto St Stephens Road/B2248 and at the next roundabout, take the first exit onto St Stephens Road passing over the railway line and on passing the playing fields on the right hand side, take a right hand turn onto Hales Drive. Pass the school on the right hand side and turn left onto Manwood Avenue and after a short distance turn right onto The Crescent and then right again onto Moorfield. Number 26 will be seen directly in front, 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. CAN160116|071216|v1