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Best Lane - CT1 2JB

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PRICE GUIDE PRICE £850,000

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  • TYPE Townhouse
  • BEDROOM 4
  • RECEPTION 1
  • BATHROOM 2

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CANTERBURY

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26a Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2PU

FOUR BEDROOM GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN TOWNHOUSE SITUATED WITHIN THE HEART OF THE CITY CENTRE. OFFERS VERSATILE LIVING PLUS A CELLAR, GARAGE & COURTYARD GARDEN.
  • Georgian townhouse within the city centre with 4 double bedrooms & living room and kitchen / diner
  • Original features including high ceilings, large sash windows, wooden flooring and ornate coving & ceiling roses
  • Versatile living accommodation plus cellar, study & 2 bathrooms
  • Own private walled courtyard garden with garage at the rear and side access
  • 0.4 of a mile walk to Canterbury West station where the high speed service will take you to St Pancras in under an hour
  • Unique Cathedral views from every floor
  • Grand staircase with split landing and Observatory style ceiling window
  • Good size kitchen diner with Rayburn cooker & window overlooking the garden
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This grand Grade II listed Georgian townhouse situated within the city centre has so much potential. With its high ceilings, ornate covings and ceiling roses it is typical of its day and has held its period charm. The accommodation is versatile as there are lots of large rooms spread over three floors. Currently the main living area is to the front of the property where there are two large sash windows, solid wooden flooring and a working fireplace with marble surround. The kitchen / diner is to the rear and looks out on to the private patio garden, with access also available to step outside. There are plenty of farmhouse style units, a Rayburn cooker set in an alcove, a double ceramic sink, integrated hob and space for fridge freezer. There is a cellar with good head height that is accessed via the hallway and is currently used for storage. Making your way up to the first floor via the beautiful authentic staircase where there is a split level landing. On one side you have a double bedroom with storage cupboards that is accessed via a separate room that has been used a study. To the other side of the landing there is another double bedroom which also has storage cupboards. There is also a fully tiled bathroom with three piece suite including bath with shower over. Whilst rising up to the second floor you will notice the very ornate observatory shaped window within the ceiling that beams light through the landing. Once there you will find two further double bedrooms, one with a study leading off and also the second bathroom that is fully tiled and has a three piece white suite including bath with shower over. Cathedral views are also prominent from this level. The property has its own private courtyard which is a good size and is accessed via the kitchen but can also be accessed from the garage via orange street car park or the side gate.

Area:
Best lane is located in the heart of Canterbury's vibrant city centre and is situated just 0.1 miles to both the Cathedral and Marlowe Theatre. The city of Canterbury dates back to Roman times, remnants of which still remain today along with Medieval and Victorian architecture. Ideally located for commuters, with Canterbury West train station just 0.4 miles walk away, running the high speed service which takes you to London St Pancras in under an hour. Canterbury city centre has wealth of independent shops as well as major brands you would expect to see on the high street. The cosmopolitan nature of Canterbury's residents has led to an array of restaurants and cafes serving dishes from across the globe. There are a number of schools in the area, the closest being St Thomass catholic primary school which is just 0.4 of a mile away and has been rated outstanding by Ofsted. There is also The Kings School which is a well-regarded private school that is only 0.2 of a mile away and caters for age ranges from 13-18 with its junior option in the neighbouring village of Sturry. Canterbury is also well situated for coastal towns, only 7 miles from Whitstable where the famous Harbour Street is filled with independent boutique style shops and restaurants.

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