Property Details


For Sale - Clifton Crescent, Folkestone, CT20 - £475,000

Balcony, Clifton Crescent, Folkestone, CT20

No 9 occupies a prime central spot on this most sought after of crescents, backing directly onto the Leas over which this spacious top floor maisonette enjoys views of the sea and around the bay to Dungeness in the far distance. The flat occupies the top two floors in this handsome detached period house and is approached from the communal hallway with its impressive staircase with original wrought iron balustrade. The spacious entrance hall leads to a central dining room which is open plan to a beautifully equipped kitchen and to the south, the sitting room with casement doors opening to the large sea facing balcony from where a splendid panorama of the sea, around the bay to Dungeness and, on a clear day, to the coast of France, can be enjoyed. There are two double bedrooms on the same floor as the living space and the principal bedroom on the top floor with en-suite cloakroom and the adjacent bathroom.

The building enjoys the use of its own garden (where there is a bike store) and beyond this the communal private gardens which encompass the crescent. Direct access can be gained from here to the beautiful Leas Promenade.

For room sizes please refer to the floor plan.

Clifton Crescent is a sought after location between Sandgate Road and The Leas Promenade in Folkestone's sought after West End, just a short level walk from the town centre and from Folkestone Central/West Stations where the High Speed Link to London, St Pancras is available (journey times of under an hour). The building backs directly onto the picturesque Leas Promenade from where access can be gained to the coastal path at the foot of The Leas which can be followed all the way to Folkestone Harbour with the recently revitalised "Harbour Arm" with champagne bar, restaurants, cafes and live music. The vibrant village of Sandgate with its eclectic mix of village store, antiques shops, boutiques, public houses, cafes and restaurants is a little further where the long stretches of shingle beach and sailing club can be found by meandering down one of the pretty lanes or alleyways from the high street. The Cinque Ports Town of Hythe with its bustling High street and Waitrose, is approximately 5 miles away to the west.

There is a variety of sporting facilities available along the coast, including rowing and sailing clubs, cricket, squash and bowls clubs. There is also a choice of golf courses in the immediate vicinity together with the Hotel Imperial Leisure Centre. The High Speed Rail Link service to London, with a journey time to St Pancras of less than an hour, is available at Folkestone West Station and Ashford International (16 miles) and Eurostar services to Paris and Brussels are also available at the latter. The M20 motorway network and the Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton (Calais 35 minutes) are about 1 and 3 miles distant respectively.