Lot 88


Wesley Manse, 71 Whitstable Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8EA
Wesley Manse, 71 Whitstable Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8EA
Sold £980,000

Currently let at £69,840 per annum plus six vacant units

Estimated full rental income £98,280 per annum

An impressive detached property situated in the sought after Whitstable Road area which lies on the western side of Canterbury. The premises is located within close proximity to the University Campus, Canterbury West railway station and the City with its numerous tourist attractions beyond.

The property is arranged as a House of Multiple Occupation comprising 18 letting rooms, arranged over three floors.

There are communal shower rooms/W.C.s on the ground and first floors and a bathroom on the second floor. In addition there is a communal dining space, two kitchens and utility room.

To the rear of the property is vehicular access off Westgate Court Avenue leading to off-road parking for several vehicles and a garden with cycle storage facilities.


Planning Permission has been granted by Canterbury City Council under ref: 19/00990, dated 1st November 2019, for a detached outbuilding to the rear with residential accommodation above, subject to conditions.

Proposed Accommodation

Ground Floor

Three car ports, cycle store and hallway with stairs to first floor.

First Floor


Unit 1

Bedroom with en-suite shower room with W.C.

Unit 2

Bedroom with en-suite shower room with W.C.

Previous Planning

Planning Permission was granted by Canterbury City Council under ref: CA/15/02157/FUL, dated 2nd March 2016 (now lapsed), for the alteration, extension and conversion of the property to nine apartments.

Auctioneer's Note

Copies of the Planning Consents and proposed plans will be available to download from the Canterbury City Council website, Clive Emson website or inspection at the Auctioneer’s Office.

Freehold with Part Vacant Possession


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