3 bed Terraced
Dane John, Canterbury, Kent, CT1
An elegant Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse set within the prestigious gardens and grounds of Dane John
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.
17 Dane John is an elegant Grade II Listed townhouse with a listing dating around 1822, three storey stucco under a slate roof, stone parapet with moulded cornice, complemented by fine cast iron balconies and rounded headed door case.
Entrance Hall, stripped flooring, dado rail, cornice and stairs leading to first and lower ground floor. Family Room with sash window to the front, attractive cast iron feature fireplace, stripped board picture rail and high skirting boards. Bedroom 3 has sash window overlooking the rear garden, feature fireplace, cupboards into recess, dado rail and high skirting boards. To the lower ground floor is the Dining Room and Kitchen. The Dining Room has a central feature fireplace with book shelving and storage cupboards into recess a further storage cupboard, ceramic flooring which sweeps through to the Kitchen, having a range of base and wall mounted cabinets and sash window overlooking the rear garden.
The First Floor
Drawing Room with full height French panelled glazed doors opening onto Juliet balcony, central feature cast iron fireplace, shelving and storage into recess, picture rail, deep coved ceiling, stripped floors and covered radiators. Guest Bedroom with built-in wardrobes.
The Second Floor
Master Bedroom and range of built-in wardrobes, loft hatch, sash windows overlooking the Dane John Gardens, stripped floors and En Suite Shower Room incorporating a shower cubicle, hand basin set into a vanity unit and chrome ladder radiator. Also on the second floor is the Family Bathroom with panel bath, shower screen, shower unit, hand basin set into vanity unit, low level WC, chrome towel radiator and sash window.
Between the ground floor and lower ground floor is a rear lobby with glazed panel windows and doors opening onto the garden and separate WC.
To the front of the property is a wrought iron gate and fence with pathway leading to the front entrance. The front garden has attractive box hedging, shrubs and roses, gravel, along with handrail. The pretty rear garden is walled with gravel and stepping stones, well stocked flower borders with shrubs, roses and climbing plants, sun terrace and garden storage with gate giving access to the rear of the property.
Services: All mains services connected.
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council.
Council Tax band (2018/19): "G"
Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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 be found a little further along on the right hand side.
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