49-55 Canterbury Road, Whitstable, Kent


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A substantial mid-terrace block arranged as a restaurant premises and four flats. Planning Permission has been granted for conversion of the entire building into 12 self-contained flats which allows for a rear extension and change of layout to provide a mixture of one and two-bedroom flats, along with associated parking to the rear.

The property occupies a good location, a short walk from Whitstable's popular town centre, its mainline railway station and with good access to Thanet Way (A299).

Proposed Accommodation

Ground Floor

Flats 1 & 4

Each comprising: Private entrance, hallway, living room/dining room/kitchen, bedroom, main bedroom with en-suite bathroom and W.C. and bathroom/W.C.

Communal Entrance

Flat 2

Entrance hall, living room/dining room/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom/W.C.

Flat 3

Entrance hall, living room/dining room/kitchen, bedroom, bedroom with en-suite bathroom with W.C.and bathroom with W.C.

First Floor

Flats 5, 6, 7 & 8

Each comprising: Entrance hall, living room/dining room/kitchen with balcony. Bedroom, main bedroom with en-suite bathroom with W.C. and bathroom/W.C.

Second Floor

Flats 9, 10, 11 & 12

Each comprising: Entrance hall, living room/dining room/kitchen with balcony. Bedroom and bathroom/ W.C.


Nine parking spaces and cycle store.


A Planning Application has been made to Canterbury City Council under ref: CA/20/01864, for creation of 8 no. residential flats and extension of existing 4 no. flats, following change of use of the ground floor from restaurant to residential, erection of second-floor roof extension, alterations to single-storey front extension and fenestration to front and erection of part two-storey, part-three storey rear extension together with associated parking, cycle parking, refuse storage and landscaping, following demolition of existing rear extensions.

Pre-application responses have been positive and as per the Committee Report the application is recommended for approval, subject to safeguarding conditions and a legal agreement securing SAMMS.

Freehold with Vacant Possession

Residential EPC: D

Commercial EPC: E


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Price Information

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