City home with cathedral views
Address: Cavendish House, North Holmes Road, Canterbury Price: £495,000 Agent: Charles Bainbridge This substantial detached period house provides extensive and elegant accommodation.
Built over three floors, the property has views of Canterbury Cathedral to the front.
On the ground floor is an impressive reception hall and attractive staircase. There are two reception rooms which feature period cornicing and fitted cabinets.
At the back is a large kitchen/ breakfast room with gas fired Aga and door opening to the garden. On the first floor is a pretty landing, three large bedrooms and the family bathroom.
The second floor has a versatile room that could provide a fourth bedroom or study.
The garden extends to the side and back including a lawn with well-stocked borders. There is a large paved seating area which reaches a further raised lawn, flower beds and mature fig tree.
At the back is a paved area beyond which is a single garage accessed from neighbouring Pretoria Road.
The house now requires some general updating and could be of interest to either an owner-occupier or developer.
The property is in a residential area close to Canterbury city centre.
There are two mainline railway stations serving the city with Canterbury West providing the High Speed Link to London St Pancras with a journey time of just under an hour. There is easy access to the A2 to Dover and the M2 to London.