4 bed Terraced
Dane John Gardens, Canterbury, Kent, CT1
Rarely available this is a unique opportunity to acquire one of Canterbury's historic homes. A period 4 bedroom Georgian townhouse with Monk's Retreat. Located within the City walls in the lovely Dane John Gardens. Garage. CHAIN FREE
• Sitting room
• Kitchen/dining room
• 4 Bedrooms
• Courtyard garden
• 'Monk's retreat'
• Single garage
18 Dane John is a lovely Grade II Listed townhouse of painted stucco, stone parapet with moulded cornice, attractive fine cast iron balcony under slate roof, dating we believe around 1822.
Entrance Hall with attractive arched glazed door, stripped flooring, dado rail and cove ceiling and stairs rising to the first floor. Drawing Room with sash windows, marble feature fireplace with cast iron insert, attractive cove ceiling with gargoyles and stripped flooring. Lower Floor with Kitchen/Dining Room with a range of fitted base and wall mounted cabinets, complemented by wooden work surfaces, tile flooring and door giving access to the rear garden. In the Dining Area is a recessed fireplace with wood burner, larder cupboard, storage cupboard, WC and attractive tile flooring.
On the first floor is the Master Bedroom, currently being used as a Sitting Room, with lovely marble feature fireplace with cast iron insert, ornate deep coved ceiling, attractive French glass panel doors opening onto the Balcony which enjoys the lovely views out over the Dane John Gardens. Bedroom 2 has built-in cupboards with sash windows to the rear, separate WC. On the second floor are two further Bedrooms and modern Family Bathroom.
Monk's Retreat used as secondary accommodation with attractive red brick with leaded light Mullion & Dering style windows under a slate roof, having Kitchenette, Shower Room and stairs leading to the Bedroom. Courtyard Walled Garden. Garage
The property is located in the beautiful Dane John Gardens, which is set in the heart of Canterbury a beautiful situation which takes advantage of all the amenities to include many cultural interests, a bustling high street, which offers excellent shopping, many coffee shops, wine bars, restaurants, and the Marlowe Theatre. There are two mainline railway stations, with Canterbury West now operating the high speed Javelin train into London St Pancras. Recreation facilities include sports centres and swimming pools, championship cricket, a good selection of golf courses in and around the area, and water sports can be found along the coast. Connections are also good, with the A2 linking into the M20 and M2 and other motorway networks.
To the front of the property is a wrought iron gate and fence with pathway leading to the front entrance, lawns and a selection of shrubs and under-planting, all enjoying the wonderful views over the spectacular Dane John Gardens.
The pretty, walled courtyard garden is gravelled with shrubs and climbing plants.
• City centre 0.25 mile
• Canterbury East Station 0.8 mile
• Canterbury West Station 1.1 miles
• Whitstable 8 miles
• Folkestone 18.3 miles
• Port of Dover 17 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Services All mains services connected.
Local Authority Canterbury City Council. Tax Band "G".
Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01227 781600
On leaving the offices for Jacksons Stops, turn right onto Castle Street and continue for approximately 200 yards, walking through the gardens passing the White Hart public house on your left. Continue straight up a few steps onto Dane John Gardens. Turn right and the property will