Property Details


Sold STC - Sandgate Road, Folkestone, CT20 - £695,000

Front, Sandgate Road, Folkestone, CT20

This elegantly proportioned detached period family house offers a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial property benefitting from a wealth of original features including fireplaces, architectural mouldings and joinery and exuding an air of charm and character throughout.

The accommodation, which totals some 3400 square feet, comprises an impressive entrance hall leading to three large reception rooms, each with wonderful fireplaces, and to the breakfast room which is open plan to the well fitted kitchen. There is also a cloakroom and utility room on the ground floor. Over the first and second floors there are seven bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room.

Outside the house enjoys a delightful garden to the rear and ample parking on the driveway to the front of the house.

For room sizes please refer to floorplan.

Sandgate Road is a popular position within Folkestone's sought after West End within minutes of The Leas and a short walk from Folkestone West Station. Boys and girls Grammar Schools are also within easy reach. The property is a pleasant stroll from the charming coastal village of Sandgate with its eclectic mix of village store, antiques shops, boutiques, public houses, cafes and restaurants. The long stretches of shingle beach and sailing club can be found by meandering down one of the pretty alleyways from the high street and the coastal path can be followed along the foot of The Leas all the way to Folkestone Harbour with the recently regenerated "Harbour Arm" with champagne bar, restaurants, cafes and live music, The Artists Quarter and busy High Street.

The Cinque Ports Town of Hythe with its wider range of amenities, including a Waitrose, is approximately 3 miles away to the west. There is a variety of sporting facilities available along the coast, including rowing and sailing clubs, cricket club and a choice of golf courses in the immediate vicinity together with the Hotel Imperial Leisure Centre offering spa treatments, pool and gym.

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 (1 mile) 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 both about 3 miles distant.