Rose Lane, Stelling Minnis, CT4
A stunning property with immediate impact! Prepare to be bowled over by the sheer amount of space and the stunning finish which emulates the current trend of open plan living in a contemporary style.
Situated in the sought-after area of Harkness Drive close to the Canterbury West Station and local schools.
This property really does have the Wow factor, with plenty of room for the whole family. Originally built in 1975, the current owner extended and refurbished the property in 2017 which is now over 3,000 square feet.
This is minimalistic living at its best, with surprises of hidden toy cupboards and larders, to different textures and impressive extras.
From the moment you arrive you can appreciate the kerb appeal of this impressive property as it commands one of the best positions in this quiet suburb. There is a resin driveway, parking for 4 cars and an electric door to the garage.
As you enter the hallway, you will immediately appreciate the level of thought and planning the current owner has put into the property with the polished resin floor with its sparkly recycled glass, the walnut stairs and glass bespoke bannister.
Into the study with grey oak herring bone flooring and also in this area is the downstairs cloakroom.
Beyond the hallway enter into the very impressive open plan kitchen and dining area, with a living area to one side and a family room on the other.
The kitchen has an island with plenty of storage and bar seating area, there are four ovens, which includes a steam, fan and microwave oven, there are two dishwashers, a Fisher and Paykel fridge/freezer, gas hob with an extractor fan inserted within the ceiling, a waste disposal unit and a large walk in larder. Within this area, the panelled secret cupboards open up to house a hidden toy room! A small bar area and even more storage.
From the kitchen look out towards the dining area, which currently accommodates a dining table over 3 metres long, which in turn overlooks the garden, so you can open the bi folding doors which seamlessly merge the outside with this interior.
The Sitting Room has an impressive Board Pressed Concrete Feature Wall, electric flame effect fire within the contemporary fireplace. This is the perfect space to close off the dividing doors and enjoy some private adult time, but on the other side is a large family living area, with plenty of space to sit and socialise.
In the utility room there is an extra fridge, plenty of storage, a Neff washing machine and Tumble Dryer and a large Blanco sink.
Going upstairs there is a large landing with walnut flooring and five double bedrooms. As you enter the main bedroom, this is thoughtfully divided so the wall of fitted wardrobes and dressing table are slightly separate from the main bed which faces outwards to the windows and a hidden tv. In the en-suite there is a large walk-in shower, freestanding bath, wall hung wc, and integrated cabinet.
There are four further double bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes. with two further en suite shower rooms and the main bathroom with hidden toy sink for the children to tidy up after! On the landing area there is also further storage, airing room and a large fully insulated loft which is part boarded.
Outside the rear of the property has been finished in white render, cedar cladding and split faced slate. There is a good-sized garden, with a large area of Dura composite decking with integrated lighting. An artificial lawn area, an additional patio seating area, access to the side of the property with bin store, ample electric sockets and outside tap.
The Studio in the garden, would make an ideal office, guest room or simply somewhere to enjoy the shade. It comes with an en-suite shower room, is heated with mains drain, wi-fi and electrics and a small kitchen area with sink and integrated fridge.
As expected in a property of this calibre there are plenty of extras. Music can be piped throughout which can be controlled via an app. Most of the venetian blinds are encapsulated within the double glazing, others are white wooden blinds. There is a Tado heating system throughout, which can also be controlled by a Smart heating control via an app.
The property is Cat 6 wired throughout and has a Pyronix app-based security alarm and outside cctv.
The doors throughout are to a factory finish in Dark Grey Oak Veneer, the Bathrooms have underfloor heating and resin flooring. The property also has a water softener installed.
This part of Canterbury has surged in popularity since the high-speed rail link became available. Within walking distance of Canterbury West mainline station, the journey times to London are now less than one hour. Canterbury East mainline is also available. The road links are excellent as there is easy access to the A2/M2 corridor between London and Dover.
Moreover, one of the most important considerations for families is schooling, and North Canterbury plays host to the best primary schools, such as Blean and St Peters. Kent College, St Edmunds and the University are both in walking distance, and there are also several public schools in the area.
The property is well situated so you can enjoy all Canterbury has to offer from its vast range of cultural, sporting and recreational amenities. As well as the Marlowe Theatre, Kent Cricket ground and the Cathedral there is a large range of shopping with the Whitefriars shopping centre, Kings Mile and High Street providing something to suit everyones taste.