6 bed Terraced
Alcroft Grange, Giles Lane, Tyler Hill, Canterbury Kent, CT2
A delightful 6 bedroom home forming part of the prestigious Alcroft Grange, set close to the popular Giles Lane and University area of Canterbury
The village of Blean is nearby offering local amenities and there are ample interesting and attractive walks through the nearby ancient woodland of Blean. The Cathedral City of Canterbury lies about three miles away with its many cultural interests, Marlowe Theatre, excellent shopping centre, a wide choice of well regarded schools in both the private and state sectors as well as colleges and universities. Recreational opportunities include swimming pools, sports centre, Polo Farm Sports Complex, good selection of golf courses in and around Canterbury and cricket at the County Cricket Spitfire Ground. Water sports can be found along the coast.
Connections are also good with the A2 linking into the M2 and M20 motorway and railway stations can be found at Faversham, Whitstable, Canterbury East and Canterbury West is now operating the high speed train into London St. Pancras.
3 Alcroft Grange is a unique and desirable property built, we believe, in the 1880's by the renowned local artist, Sidney Cooper.
The Grange has been divided into four wings and Number 3 has a distinctive black and white upper facade with red brick below, under a tiled roof.
The property offers generous and elegant accommodation, which has been tastefully updated by the current owners, whilst offering the ability to enhance the lower ground floor games room and self-contained garden room.
Stairs leading to the front door. Porch with large window to front and tile flooring. Impressive double Sitting/Dining Room, dual aspect windows, wooden floors, coving, ceiling rose, feature fireplace. Modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of contemporary grey wall and base mounted units, integrated appliances, stainless wash hand basin and marble drainer, tile flooring. Bedroom/Study with wooden flooring and high ceilings. Victorian style WC, wash hand basin, tile flooring, tongue and groove walls. Inner Hallway with stairs leading to the first floor and lower ground floor Games Room.
Stairs lead down to the open plan lower ground floor games room with exposed brick walls, kitchen area housing the boiler.
On the first floor is an elegant Master Suite with built-in cupboards and views over the garden. Luxury Bathroom with roll top bath, two wash hand basins, low level WC, curved walk-in shower with large shower head. Guest double Bedroom. To the upper floor are four further Bedrooms served by a Family Bathroom which would be ideal for teenagers, nanny or working from home.
The property is approached off a long country lane with pathway giving access to the property with attractive front lawn.
The Grange is situated in an enchanting woodland setting offering tranquillity and privacy, a wonderful oasis from everyday life.
There is a separate garden room with kitchen area which maybe suitable as a studio or office.
Services: Mains water, gas, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
Council Tax band (2018/19): "F"
Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
Management Charge: approx £60.00 per month towards the upkeep of the grounds, garden and road.
Head out of Canterbury via Rheims way to the Westgate Towers and head straight over at the mini roundabout. Proceed to the second roundabout head straight and take an immediate right into Forty Acres Road. Continue to the roundabout taking the first exit onto St. Stephen's Hill. Continue and at the next roundabout take the third exit into Giles Lane. Proceed along the private road passing Littlehall Pinetum & Woods on your left hand side until you see signs for 1&2 Alcroft Grange. Take a left hand turn and proceed pass them and Number 3 is on the left hand side.
There is also a gate leading from Number 3 to the property and to a pathway and garden.
Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01227 781600
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