Property Details


Sold STC - Blackhouse Hill, Hythe, CT21 - £400,000

Front, Blackhouse Hill, Hythe, CT21

This attractive period house is situated on the hillside, just north of the town and views to the sea can be enjoyed from upper floors. Built around the turn of the century, it has some charming character features with high ceilings, cornices and some original fireplaces and offers an exciting opportunity for those seeking to make their own mark on a property and create a home tailored to suit their own tastes and requirements. The property requires a programme of refurbishment however, with versatile accommodation arranged over three floors it has the potential to provide a very comfortable home.

Currently there are four reception rooms, kitchen, and three bedrooms but, with sensible planning the house could be arranged to provide up to five bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a garden to the rear.

For room sizes please refer to the Floor Plam. EPC E.

The property is conveniently situated on the lower hillside, only a short walk 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.

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.