Perfectly placed in Canterbury Road, right in the heart of Oldfield Park, this one double bedroom ground floor garden flat is sure to appeal to a range of purchasers looking for a convenient lifestyle or an investor looking for a return. Situated just around the corner from the shops of Moorland Road, the flat offers; Entrance hallway, living room with bay window to the front, double bedroom, modern kitchen with integrated appliances, and bathroom. There is a private south west facing garden to the rear of the property whilst the flat also benefits from further mod cons to include gas central heating and double glazing. Energy Rating D(63)
This area of Oldfield Park contains several streets named after cathedral or abbey towns. Next to Canterbury Rd is Winchester Rd, with Shaftesbury Road behind. For more information on the history of Oldfield Park street names, see our blog article on the topic.
Canterbury is an historic English cathedral city in Kent in South East England. It lies on the River Stour. Originally a Brythonic settlement, it was renamed Durovernum Cantiacorum by the Roman conquerors in the 1st century AD. After it became the chief Jutish settlement, it gained its English name Canterbury, itself derived from the Old English Cantwareburh (“Kent people’s stronghold”). After the Kingdom of Kent’s conversion to Christianity in 597, St Augustine founded an episcopal see in the city and became the first Archbishop of Canterbury. Thomas Becket’s murder at Canterbury Cathedral in 1170 led to the cathedral becoming a place of pilgrimage for Christians worldwide. This pilgrimage provided the theme for Geoffery Chaucer’s 14th-century literary classic The Canterbury Tales. The literary heritage continued with the birth of the playwright Christopher Marlowe in the city in the 16th century.
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