Top Class Educational Investment at Park Crescent

6th June 2011

Top Class Educational Investment at Park Crescent

Purchasers looking to make an investment into their children's future should look no further than Park Crescent in Canterbury by Berkeley. Situated within the Kingsbrook Park development near the city centre, the Georgian style five bedroom, four storey houses enjoy a close location near some of the best schools and universities that Kent has to offer. Some of the properties also have a coach house at the end of the garden, which offer the ultimate private teenage den or student accommodation.

For those looking to invest in a private education, primary schools include St Christopher's and secondary schools include Kent College (Canterbury). Catering for children through primary and secondary ages, St Edmund's and The King's School Canterbury are close by. There are also a number of excellent state schools in the area including St Thomas' Catholic Primary and St Stephen's. For secondary schools, Simon Langton Schools for Girls and Boys and Barton Court Grammar are within walking distance. All of these private and state schools consistently achieve good academic results, have good facilities and each has an excellent reputation.

It doesn't stop there as Canterbury offers a number of options for older children including the University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University and Canterbury College meaning parents can relax in the knowledge that their children are close by and they aren't required to fund student houses. In addition, with the majority of the homes featuring a one bedroom coach house at the bottom of the garden, nobody needs to worry about a lack of privacy or space with a luxury student pad to enjoy.

Designed to recreate a classic Georgian crescent, the elegant row of houses at Park Crescent combine a blend of period styling, modern sophistication and are situated around a central landscaped park overlooking the River Stour. Providing up to 2,700sqft of space, each stylish home is designed over four floors offering plenty of freedom for all the family. Interior quality to compliment the scenic surroundings is assured thanks to spacious rooms, high ceilings, large windows and a high quality internal specification.

Blended with the finest materials and the latest technologies, each charming property is synonymous with the high standards associated with the Berkeley brand. Individually designed kitchens come with a mix of contemporary oak veneer and high gloss finishes, stone worktops, Bosch stainless steel double oven, gas burner or induction hob and extractor hood plus an integrated microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Bathrooms feature white Villeroy & Boch sanitaryware, Hansgrohe thermostatically controlled showers and ceramic wall and floor tiling.

Offering the perfect student pad, the one bedroom coach house is designed over two floors and is a similar size and layout to a studio apartment in London with an open plan kitchen/living and bedroom area plus a separate shower and cupboard. The ground floor meanwhile serves as a double garage.

Kingsbrook Park is a stunning new development that is set within acres of landscaped grounds and is bordered by the River Stour on three sides. Designed to benefit the whole community, the development will include ecological habitat zones to improve the natural landscape and enhancements to the public riverside walk. There will also be a new children's play area.

Canterbury enjoys as excellent array of leisure facilities for all ages from Kent's largest soft play centre to an ice rink and bowling centre. For history enthusiasts, the Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction is in the heart of the city centre, whilst animal lovers will enjoy Howletts Wild Animal Park and Druidstone Park which are both a short drive away. In addition, for families who enjoy watching a game of cricket, Canterbury Cricket Ground is the home of Kent's cricket team.

Situated within a short drive of the M2, which provides links to both the M25 and to Dover and Channel Tunnel, the development is ideally located for people looking to travel regularly. In addition, the seaside is only 15 minutes away at Whitstable, which is famous for its excellent beaches and seafood. For those who prefer to travel by train, Canterbury West Station is only a ten minute walk away offering frequent high speed services to London St Pancras.

Prices for houses at Park Crescent currently start from £699,950. For further sales information, please contact the Sales and Marketing Suite on Tel: 01227 477100

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