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Oaks Park, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2

Guide price £795,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: CAN200111

AN ATTRACTIVE DETACHED FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE WITH GOOD SIZE SOUTH FACING GARDENS, SET IN THE SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION OF ROUGH COMMON, JUST OUTSIDE CANTERBURY CITY

THE PROPERTY

Oaks Park is a modern detached home built around 1980, construction is attractive red brick with tile hung faade under a tiled roof. The current owners have much improved the property by adding an extension in 2003 along with remodelling and updating between 2003 and 2017, to include re-wiring, plumbing, loft and cavity wall insulation, kitchen, bathrooms and double glazing. The garage is currently arranged as a useful store room and boot room/office, all of which creates a lovely modern, flexible and spacious family home. FEATURES - Entrance porch, double glazed door to porch, terracotta flooring, feature exposed brickwork and pine ceiling - Entrance hall, Karndean flooring and stairs to the first floor, under stairs storage cupboard - Shower room, shower cubicle, hand basin in vanity unit, built-in water softener unit, low WC, attractive tiling - Sitting room, double aspect with patio doors opening onto the gardens, multi-fuel stove and coved ceiling - Study, overlooking garden to the rear - Kitchen, breakfast room with range of base and wall mounted cabinets, integrated appliances to include AEG oven and microwave, dishwasher, 1.5 bowl sink, attractive worksurfaces and Amtico flooring sweeping through to the breakfast area and rear hall, also a skylight sun tunnel adds additional light. - Utility, range of base and wall mounted cabinets, sun tunnel, door leading to - Boot room/office, boiler, personal door to storage area (formerly the garage) - Family room, French doors open to the rear garden - First floor, gallery landing - Master bedroom, built-in wardrobes - Three further double bedrooms, two having built-in wardrobes - Family bathroom, with panelled bath and shower above, low level WC, handbasin set into vanity unit, attractive chrome fittings, chrome towel radiator and stylish attractive tiling - Mature gardens, well established, south facing aspect to rear - Parking, good size drive for two vehicles. SITUATION The property is conveniently situated in the very desirable location of Oaks Park which lies just outside the historic City of Canterbury. The nearby village of Blean has a well regarded primary school, local shops for everyday amenities and wonderful walks in Blean woods. There are also a good choice of schools in both the state and private sectors to include, Vernon Holme, Kent College, The King's School, St. Edmund's, Boys & Girls grammar schools along with colleges and universities. A regular bus service operates into Canterbury and the popular seaside town of Whitstable is a mere 6 miles away. Canterbury City offers an excellent shopping centre, variety of café bars, restaurants and Marlowe theatre. Recreational facilities in and around the area include a good selection of golf courses, sports centres, swimming pools and Championship cricket. Fishing and water sports can be found along the coast. Road and rail links are also good with easy access to the A2 linking into the M2/M20 and M25 motorway networks. Canterbury has two railway stations with Canterbury West operating the high-speed services to London St. Pancras in less than an hour. OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a driveway providing parking and lawns edged with shrubs and mature trees. The pretty south facing secluded rear gardens are well established with a sun terrace, lawns, well stocked herbaceous borders, mature shrubs and trees along with a variety of fruit trees to include fig, damson and crab apple, vegetable garden and garden pond. The rear of the property is adorned with a grapevine. Additionally, within the grounds is a greenhouse, outside lighting, delightful summerhouse with woodburner, power and light and useful extra storage to the rear, perfect to use as a home office. Gates to the side give front access all being enclosed by a fenced boundary. DIRECTIONS Head out of Canterbury via St. Dunstan''s, towards Whitstable. Continue straight on passing the University of Kent to the roundabout at Rough Common. Turn first left and then take the second right into Oaks Park. Follow the road around and Number 6 will be found on the left hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains water, gas, electricity & drainage - Local Authority: Canterbury City Council - Council Tax band (2020/21): "F" - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.