Just Four Miles From The Cathedral City Of Canterbury
Two Miles To The River Stour With Its Array Of Water Sports
Perfectly Located For Visiting The Kent Coast
Herne Bay Seaside Town Just Six Miles Away
EPC RATING: C
Full property description
CALL FOR VIEWINGS NOW!! An attractive ground floor apartment situated in a peaceful road just four miles from the Cathedral city of Canterbury and benefits from its own allocated parking space.
This beautifully presented apartment was built in 2004 and has been fitted with double glazed UPVC windows throughout. The apartment has recently had a new boiler installed and offers over 500 sq. ft of comfortable and contemporary living accommodation.
The communal entrance hall can be accessed from both sides of the building, a smart lobby brings one to the entrance of no.20. The doorway opens into a spacious hallway with contemporary grey flooring and a window to one end allowing light to flood through this space. There is plenty of room for shoes and coats alongside two additional storage cupboards.
To the right there is a lovely sitting room with a large window overlooking the close with its established trees. The room is particularly large and could work as a lounge diner as its sits adjacent to the kitchen. There is an array of units finished with marble effect work tops and set around ceramic floor and wall tiles. The fridge freezer is integrated within this space and there is room for other main appliances. There is a modern stainless-steel hob, splash back and extractor fan perfectly positioned within this cooking area.
From the hallway there is entrance to the bathroom which also provides access to the double bedroom. The bathroom offers a simple suite with shower over bath and is complemented by attractive tiles.
Blackthorn road is peacefully situated just off the A28 which conveniently connects you to the coast and Canterbury City centre. There are some established trees in and around the apartments and each apartment has its own allocated parking space and additional visitor parking dotted around the road. Hersden recreation ground is just a short walk away offers beautiful green space to enjoy.
We have been informed by the vendor that 125 years remain on the lease from 2004. Services charges and ground rent are approx. 1450 per annum.
The property is exceedingly well placed for access to Sturry station, which offers a one-stop service to Canterbury West with its High-Speed Rail service to London (St Pancras 56 mins). The property also has road access to Canterbury and the A2 dual carriageway, which in turn links to Faversham (to the north) and Dover (to the south) with its cross-channel services.
Nearby Sturry has many clubs and organisations including the Womens Institute, The League of Friends, fitness, and dancing classes. There is a Church of England primary school and the Independent Junior Kings boarding school. It has doctor and dental surgeries, a post office, chemist, Co-Op store, church, some lovely pubs nearby and a great restaurant.
The nearby Cathedral City of Canterbury is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, with a thriving city centre offering a wide array of High Street brands alongside a diverse mix of independent retailers, cafes, and international restaurants.
Canterbury has an excellent choice of educational amenities, ranging from Grammar schools to well-regarded private schools and three universities. Canterbury offers a regular rail service to London Victoria, Charing Cross and Cannon Street and the high-speed rail link connects with Londons St Pancras from Canterbury West station in just under one hour.
The bustling seaside town of Herne Bay is just six miles away and has a wide range of amenities with good shopping facilities, a selection of schools including a specialist sports college, an excellent choice of leisure activities and an historic pier. The town also boasts a rowing and sailing club, a football club in the Kent league, a local cinema, and a swimming pool. The picturesque Memorial Park also has tennis and basketball courts, a small lake, a children's play area and a sports field. There is a mainline railway station with a regular service to London Victoria and St. Pancras and the town enjoys excellent road links with the A299 (Thanet Way) providing access to both the coast and London via the A2/M2 motorway network
We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements and floor plans and site plans are a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Fixtures and fittings shown in any photographs are not necessarily included in the sale and need to be agreed with the seller.