Top 25 Most Saleable Streets in Canterbury

Top 25 Most Saleable Streets in Canterbury

Following on from my last article, if you recall I said that Station Road West had the most properties sold in the CT2 Canterbury postcode, yet I felt that this information wasn’t telling the whole story, as some roads in Canterbury have more properties on them than others. Therefore, I promised that I would compare the average number of properties sold by the actual number of properties on that street, to find out the streets whose owners proportionally moved (or sold) more often than the rest of the locality.


To give some foundation to the article, in 2017 Canterbury homeowners had, on average, lived at their existing address for 17 years and 6 months. However, when I looked at the difference between homeowners with and without a mortgage; Canterbury homeowners without a mortgage had lived in their Canterbury home for an average of 23 years and 9 months compared with 10 years and 1 month for homeowners with a mortgage. Interestingly, Canterbury’s Council house tenants have on average resided at their present home for 11 years and 4 months, whilst finally for those who rent from a private landlord, tenants generally have lived in their property for an average of 3 years and 11 months (up from 3 years 5 months only five years ago).


The CT2 street in the top 25 saleable streets with the highest number of households on it is Station Road West, which has 319 residential addresses. Yet since 1995, only 474 properties have changed hands (some multiple times!) .. which means the street’s saleability or churn rate is 148.6%.


However, the street or road that has the highest saleability or churn rate is Holters Mill … which has 53 households on it, yet since 1995 there have been 104 house sales … a saleability rate of 196.2%. Here is the full breakdown of the top 25 streets …



Street (in CT2) The Street's Saleability

(or Churn) Rate since 1995

Holters Mill 196.2%
Orient Place 185.0%
Station Road West 148.6%
Kirbys Lane 148.5%
Westgate Close 145.6%
Kemsing Gardens 117.7%
Island Road 107.1%
Hillside Avenue 106.3%
Headcorn Drive 106.0%
Ulcombe Gardens 105.7%
Beaconsfield Road 104.8%
Westwood Drive 92.9%
Cherry Drive 88.1%
St Stephens Road 87.9%
Roper Road 86.2%
Broad Oak Road 83.5%
Blean Common 82.4%
Whitstable Road 78.8%
Cedar Road 78.7%
Wife Of Bath Hill 78.6%
Rough Common Road 76.5%
London Road 71.6%
Bishops Way 71.1%
Downs Road 61.6%
Salisbury Road 54.7%


So, as you can see, some interesting statistics and a lot more correlation between saleability rate and property values (unlike the article last time where we compared value to ‘out and out’ raw sales figures).


Therefore, what does this all mean to Canterbury homeowners and Canterbury landlords? Well these 25 streets are the best performing streets out of the 378 streets in the Canterbury (CT2) area so if you live/own a property on those 25 streets … you are sitting on a very saleable street. If you want to find out how saleable your street is .. please drop me a line and we can discuss this further.


Robert Brady

Sales and Lettings Director

01227 812864



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