A beautifully presented and elegantly proportioned Victorian property, situated in a sought-after residential road within close proximity to Canterburys East mainline station with direct links to London.
The propertys ornately decorative and bay fronted brick faade hints at the delightful period features contained within, which include intricate architrave, high skirting boards, sash windows, an ornate fireplace and original panelling. The charm and character flourish throughout this four-bedroom property which offers over 1500 sq. ft of beautifully appointed accommodation.
A beautiful, chequered pathway brings you to a stain glass front door which is nestled beneath an arched doorway, this opens into a light and airy hallway with stairs to the first floor.
To the left there is a splendid open plan family room with stripped flooring, and an ornate cast iron fireplace. Wood panelling sits beneath the decorative bay window and light floods through this social space. The dining area has French doors that lead to the garden and to the right there are steps down into a well-appointed kitchen.
The kitchen has an array of solid, cherry wood, traditionally styled units that integrate a dishwasher, cooker and stainless-steel sink, and the kitchen is further complemented by a simple utility room/WC and there is access to the rear garden via a beautiful wooden stable door. From the kitchen, stairs descend to a converted cellar which has been fully tanked and offers an additional space, ideal as a cosy snug, home office or games room.
The Victorian stairs have been dressed in a fine quality Herdwick wool runner and complement the attractive balustrade and spindles. To the first floor one will find a split-level landing that leads to three generously proportioned double bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom, the dcor is simple, with clean lines and a calm ambience.
On the second floor one will find the main bedroom which particularly larger than the others and benefits from eaves storage and an ensuite shower room which has been beautifully finished with mosaic style tiles.
The front garden is adorned by wild lavender which is a striking contrast against the white brick work. To the rear of the property there is a delightful rear garden mainly laid to lawn with a patio area that makes the most of the side return and ideal for alfresco dining. Access to the front of the property is accessible from the garden via a wooden gate.
Norman Road benefits from residential permit parking which operates 7 days a week.
Norman Road sits just outside the walls of the vibrant Cathedral city of Canterbury which offers a wide choice of amenities including a range of High Street and independent retailers, restaurants, pubs, leisure facilities and the very popular recently refurbished Marlowe Theatre. It also has an excellent selection of both state and independent schools, along with three universities, two mainline railway stations, two hospitals and a very good bus service.
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.
Ashford International station and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone are both about 14 miles away and provide regular Eurostar and shuttle services to the continent, whilst the A2/M2 motorway provides good access to both London and the Channel port of Dover.
Whitstable with its beautiful beaches and bustling town centre is less than seven miles from the property. The town has a variety of independent shops and boutiques, as well as numerous restaurants, bars, cafes and excellent leisure facilities.
The surrounding countryside is predominantly farmland and is ideal for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as walking and horse riding, whilst the nearby Stodmarsh Nature Reserve offers excellent bird watching.
There are also numerous pretty villages nearby with typical village pubs to visit, such as Wingham, Littlebourne, Ickham and Wickhambreaux, giving you the ideal balance between city and country living.
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