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For Sale - Bassett Gardens, Hythe, CT21 - £595,000

Main Rear House, Bassett Gardens, Hythe, CT21

Bassett Gardens is an exclusive location, accessed from Blackhouse Hill and within around 0.5 of a mile from the town centre with its 4 supermarkets (including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Aldi), bustling and vibrant High Street with a range of independent shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants, doctors' surgeries, dentists etc. The Royal Military Canal is close by, with pleasant towpath walks and cycle path and the attractive, unspoilt seafront and long pebbly beach is a level walk away. There is a wide variety of sporting and leisure facilities in the area, including the Hotel Imperial Leisure Centre, cricket and lawn tennis clubs, 2 golf courses, sailing club, etc. There are many clubs and societies within the town that welcome new members, and a fortnightly farmers' market. The town is well served with educational establishments including Hythe Bay C of E Primary School, St Augustines Roman Catholic Primary School and Brockhill Performing Arts College. There are boys and girls Grammar in nearby Folkestone.

There are bus stops close by with local services to Folkestone, Ashford, Romney Marsh, etc. and Hythe is very conveniently located for easy access to the M20 (Junction 11 - 4 miles), Channel Tunnel Terminal (4 miles), the ferry port of Dover (10 miles) and Ashford International Passenger Station (11 miles). Sandling main line railway station, approximately 2½ miles away on the outskirts of Saltwood, offers regular commuter services to London and High Speed trains to London St Pancras are available from Folkestone and Ashford with journey times of under an hour.

Occupying a particularly generous plot, on elevated ground from where it commands lovely views over Hythe, of the sea and in the opposite direction, to Saltwood Castle, this deceivingly spacious family house enjoys versatile accommodation of particularly comfortable proportions following a favourable split-level design. The generous entrance hall leads to a large "L" shaped, open plan sitting/dining room, kitchen with archway leading to a breakfast/utility room, on the mezzanine level there are three bedrooms (one currently used as a second sitting room and the second bedroom with en-suite shower room) and a smartly fitted family bathroom. The first floor is occupied by the master bedroom with its en-suite bathroom.

A particularly attractive feature of the property are the gardens which encompass the property to all sides, there is a wide driveway at the front leading to the integral double garage and steps leading past a running waterfall and tiered pond to a side lawn and the main entrance to the house. To the rear there is a vegetable garden and to the side of the house there is a wide expanse of level lawn, well tended borders, specimen trees, and an attractive terrace from where views over the town and of the sea can be enjoyed.

For room sizes please see Floor Plan