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Orwell, is a substantial detached house which sits proud within just under an acre plot and is set back off the main road, the property we believe dates from 1936 and was named Orwell, after a famous Golden-haired colt race horse, who won the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in 1932.
Construction is of traditional build of brick and block, white painted facades, tiled roof, sash windows, and central doorcase with hood.
Internally there are many attractive art deco style features such as fireplaces, dado rails, glassed bar arch above internal doors, storage cupboards and an attractive balustrade staircase which leads to the first floor.
The property has been in the same family for over 50 years and is now in need of full refurbishment, which provides a fantastic opportunity to update, create and develop your own style to this classic home.
The property sits back 130 ft from the New Dover Road and has a frontage of 110ft, with a drive which leads to a single garage, parking area and front entrance.
The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn, with tall mature tree hedge, and access either side of the property leads to the rear gardens.
The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with high mature tree boundaries, sun terrace, quadruple garaging and pool complex with shower and WC facilities, all now requiring modernisation and updating.
Entrance Porch. Entrance Hall. Sitting Room. Dining Room. Study/ Family Room. Kitchen. Breakfast Room. Pantry. Rear Hall. Bathroom. WC. Rear Porch. Boiler Room. First Floor Landing. Five Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. Laundry Room. WC. Quadruple garaging plus single Garage. Swimming Pool. Various Outbuildings. Gardens just under an Acre.
The property is conveniently located just over a mile outside Canterbury city centre, nearby is a local post office, Sainsburys mini store, and Waitrose Supermarket.
Canterbury City offers an excellent shopping centre, many cultural interests and the Marlowe theatre.
Recreational facilities include Championship cricket, rugby, swimming pool, leisure centre and an excellent choice of golf courses, fishing and water sports can be found along the coast.
There is also a good choice of schools in both the state and private sectors, along with girls and boys grammar schools, colleges and universities.
Transports links are also good, with the A2 linking into the M2, M20/M25 and other motorway networks.
Canterbury has two mainline railway stations with Canterbury West operating the high-speed train to London St Pancras in just under an hour.
The port of Dover and Eurotunnel are easily reached and both operate services to the continent
- Services: Mains, gas electric water, and drainage
- Council Tax Band: G: Canterbury City Council.
Strictly through Whitney Homes Directions
Head out of Canterbury via the New Dover Road, A2050 passing through traffic lights, continue straight and just past Rochester Avenue on the left, the property is on the left signed number 79.
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Whitney Homes, CT21 on +44 1303 396643 * (local rate)
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