Property Details


Sold STC - Limes Road, Folkestone, CT19 - £595,000

Front, Limes Road, Folkestone, CT19

This handsome semi-detached Edwardian family house has been the subject of an extensive and sympathetic programme of restoration during the current owner's period of occupation and now offers beautifully presented accommodation which has been thoughtfully reconfigured to compliment a modern lifestyle. The house exudes charm and character with a wealth of original features throughout including fireplaces, joinery and architectural mouldings.

The accommodation, which totals approximately 2085 square feet comprises an elegant entrance hall leading to the sitting room and dining room which are open plan to one another, enjoy tall ceilings and impressive fireplaces, the sitting room with a cosy open fire, a smartly fitted kitchen with bi-folding doors uniting the space with the garden, and a cloakroom. Over the first and second floors the spacious landings open to five bedrooms (one currently used as a home office), a stunning bathroom and a shower room.

The house stands on a wide tree lined road where it is possible to obtain two residents permits for parking. There is also free on road parking at the rear of the house which is accessible from the beautiful south facing garden which has been designed and planted by a garden and landscape designer to provide a stunning, surprisingly secluded environment for alfresco dining and entertaining.

For room sizes please refer to the floor plan. EPC rating E.

Limes Road is a particularly desirable address on the cusp of Folkestone's sought after West End within a short walk from Folkestone West Station (which is accessible from the back gate at the end of the garden) from where the High Speed Link service to London, St Pancras is available (journey times of around 53 minutes). The M20 (Junction 13), the Channel Tunnel Terminal and Ferry Port of Dover are all within easy reach, being 1.5, 3 and 9 miles away respectively.

The Leas Promenade with pleasant walks, fine views of the English Channel to France, bandstand and concert hall, is also only a short walk away from where paths lead down to the long stretches of shingle beach, coastal park and the recently revitalised Harbour Arm with champagne bar, live music etc. There are a number of outstanding schools in the vicinity, including boys' and girls' grammar schools. A ten minute walk from a regional centre of excellence for hockey and cricket, with a new athletics facility scheduled to be completed later this year. A wide range of sporting clubs can be found in the area, including watersports.

The chic coastal village of Sandgate is approximately 1 mile distant with its variety of cafes, bars and restaurants and the Cinque Ports Town of Hythe, approximately 4 miles distant, provides a wide range of amenities including 4 supermarkets (including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Aldi) and various boutique shops and restaurants (All times and distances are approximate).