Property Details


Sold STC - Hillside Street, Hythe, CT21 - £625,000

Front, Hillside Street, Hythe, CT21

Fig Tree Cottage is an enchanting, unlisted, period house which has been lovingly refurbished and restored by the current owners. The property now offers exudes charm and character throughout the beautifully presented accommodation with a wealth of original features which have been restored and are enhanced by a sympathetic colour palette.

The accommodation, which is of particularly comfortable proportions, comprises a welcoming entrance hall with Karndean parquet flooring, two generous reception rooms each facing south, a smartly fitted kitchen and a cloakroom. On the first floor the pretty split level landing leads to three double bedrooms, two enjoying views over Hythe and of the sea, and a beautiful bathroom.

Outside the house enjoys a delightful garden to the front where there are numerous areas to relax and dine alfresco beneath the shade of the mature fig tree and to the rear, there is a generous level expanse of lawn with raised vegetable beds and espaliered fruit trees.

The vendor has advised that they would be open to selling their garage and associated parking space on Bartholomew Street by separate negotiation.

For room sizes please refer to the floorplan.

Hillside Street is situated within the desirable Conservation Area of the town, two roads back from the bustling High Street, with its range of interesting independent shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, together with 4 supermarkets (including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Aldi), doctors' surgeries, etc.

The attractive, unspoilt seafront and picturesque Royal Military Canal are a short walk away together with a variety of sports and leisure facilities, including 2 golf courses, swimming pool, cricket, squash, bowls and lawn tennis clubs together with the Hotel Imperial Leisure Centre.

The area is fortunate in having particularly good communications with a main line railway station in Saltwood (Sandling - 2 miles) and access to the M20 (Junction 11 - 4 miles). The High Speed Link rail service to Stratford and St Pancras is available from Folkestone West (5 miles) and Ashford International (10 miles), with journey times of 53 and 37 minutes respectively. Eurostar trains to Paris and Brussels also depart from the latter. The Channel Tunnel Terminal is just over 3 miles away and the ferry port of Dover 12 miles away. (All distances are approximate.)