Property In Canterbury


Encompassing a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Canterbury is a world renowned Cathedral City dating from a pre-historic era, having good road and rail communications, with the A2 and one of its two main line stations, providing good access to London and the Channel ports.

There is a major hospital, a shopping complex, good schools, particularly Kings. Canterbury is also a major University City. There is a range of cultural and leisure amenities with theatres, museums, cinemas, clubs, pubs and restaurants. The city is home to the Kent County Cricket Club. The River Stour offers a variety of activities such as punting and rowing. The city often plays host to various cultural/music/sporting events.

Notable former residents include Sir Freddie Laker of early low cost flying fame and W Somerset Maugham, the author.

The countryside around Canterbury is wide and varied. There are numerous attractive villages close by such as Petham and Sturry and coastal resorts such as Herne Bay and Whitstable are reasonably close. Older style and more contemporary housing opportunities for buyers and renters abound in the area, for those on all budgets.


As a Chartered Surveyor, property professional and relocation agent, Neil has almost 40 years experience, acting either for clients or in pursuing his own interests in both the buying and renting of residential property, particularly in London, Surrey and Kent where he has lived and worked most of his life.

Knowing the trials and tribulations involved, he is well placed with his bespoke service, to guide clients who are busy with their own lives and business concerns, or those with the combined pressure of changing jobs and moving home, through the process as speedily and smoothly as possible.

With his agency contacts, Neil has been able to source, early “off market” opportunities for clients seeking properties to buy or rent for their own occupation or investment purchase, either as Holiday Let or “Buy To Let”, some also with redevelopment potential, of which they would not have otherwise been aware.