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• First Floor One Bedroom Apartment that is Currently Let
• Directly overlooking the River Stour
• Very close to Canterbury West Station (HSL to London)
• Situated in a Prime Location and perfect for City Living
• Low Service & Maintenance Charges
• Share of the Freehold
UNDER OFFER! TURN-KEY INVESTMENT OR VACANT....Stourside Studios is perfectly placed for you to enjoy the ideal city lifestyle, whether it is eating in a selection of the near-by restaurants such as Cafe du Soleil, Cafe des Amis, Chapmans, A La Turka and Deesons, enjoying cocktails at The Pound or The Falstaff Hotel, or going to Curzon Cinema or the Marlowe Theatre, you cannot help but be impressed by this fantastic location. Within a few minutes’ walk of the development is Canterbury West Train Station, which offers the High Speed Link to London (around 50 minutes). In the summer, you have the choice of many picturesque, award winning gardens to visit as well as the many cosmopolitan festivals such as the Canterbury International Art Festival or the Canterbury Food and Drink Festival located in Dane John Gardens. Estate Agents often say that the three things that sell a property are ‘location, location and location’ and that is certainly a fair statement to make with Stourside Studios, when you consider the position overlooking the River Stour and the advantages of living in St Dunstans. However, there is more to this apartment than just the location, including the fact that the owners benefit from low Service & Maintenance charges and have a Share of the Freehold. 5 Stourside Studios has proved to be a great rental investment, which always attracts a huge level of interest and is currently achieving £775 per calendar month. The low maintenance costs, coupled with virtually zero void periods over many years, makes this a very attractive purchase. The apartment would also suit people looking for a Holiday Home, buyers seeking to acquire a safe apartment for their children at University or First Time Buyers. investment or with Vacant Possession.
Outside of the building is the entry phone system panel. The main door leads to the communal entrance hall with stairs leading to the various floors. Number 5 is located off the first floor landing.
Economy 7 storage heater and doors into:-
14' 8'' x 9' 5'' (4.47m x 2.87m)
Full height window and a picture window that allow light to come flooding into the room. There are double opening French doors that lead onto the balcony. There is an intercom system, two Economy 7 storage heaters, a television point and telephone point. The Living Room is open-plan to the Kitchen, however there is a part partition wall that screens an area of the Kitchen. Opposite the part partition is a very useful breakfast bar that. If you include the size of both the Living Room and the Kitchen it equates to around 21’.
Approximately 21' the Balcony runs the full-length of the apartment, which is a great feature. There is a decking area and railings for safety. You can look down to the River Stour that is running parallel with the apartment building. The Balcony is wide enough for a bistro-style table and chairs and there is a net to deter any birds.
11' 0'' x 7' 1'' (3.35m x 2.16m)
There is a range of fitted matching base and wall units, which are in a modern style and are complemented by contemporary door handles and work surfaces. The sink unit is located behind the partition and there is a window that provides pleasant outlook over the trees opposite. The Kitchen comes with an integrated stainless steel electric oven, an electric glass ceramic hob and a stainless steel extractor above. There is a space for a fridge/freezer along with space and plumbing for a washing machine.
9' 8'' x 8' 6'' (2.94m x 2.59m)
Bedroom One can be accessed either through the sliding doors in the Living Room or from a separate door in the Hallway. The sliding doors in the Living Room can be partially opened to provide a feeling of space as the bedroom area becomes part of the main room or closed off for privacy, which is perfect if guests are visiting. There is an electric heater in the bedroom and a small window that has a pull-down blind.
The bathroom is accessed from the Hallway and comprises of a 3-piece suite in white with a low level WC, wash hand basin and a panelled bath that has an electric shower above. The bathroom is tiled with a useful recess for a mirror. There is an electric wall-mounted fan heater and an extractor fan.
The apartment is being sold Leasehold (details to follow) with a Share of the Freehold.
Service & Maintenance Fees
The current Service & Maintenance Fees are only £120 Per Quarter, which equates to £480 Per Year.
The property is let to professional tenants and they have lived in the apartment since 2016. They are paying £775 Per Calendar Month on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement. The tenants have expressed an interest to stay on at the apartment. The apartment is currently being managed by Gordon Miller Property Consultants and our inspections have highlighted that fact that the Tenants are looking after the property. Notice can be served on the Tenants in the event that you require Vacant Possession.
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