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For Sale - The Avenue, Hythe, CT21 - £459,000

Front, The Avenue, Hythe, CT21

DESCRIPTION
This handsome period town house stands adjacent to the banks of the Royal Military Canal over which it enjoys particularly pleasant views from the upper floors. The house appears to have been well maintained during the ownership of the current family but it is fair to say would now benefit from some general updating. However, with a wealth of original features it has the potential to provide an exceptionally comfortable home. The well proportioned, light and airy accommodation comprises an impressive entrance hall leading to the sitting room with its south facing bay window and fireplace, from here doors lead to the dining room and to the rear of the house is a generous kitchen/breakfast room. there is also a cloakroom on the ground floor. The first and second floors comprise four double bedrooms (the master with en-suite shower room and a bathroom. There is also a kitchenette on the top floor which could be reinstated as a fifth bedroom or additional bathroom.

Set behind a hedge to the front of the house is a shallow garden facing south, an ideal spot to watch the world go by. To the rear of the house there is a paved courtyard garden with vehicular access from Prospect Road. This space provides off road parking for a single vehicle.

For room sizes please refer to the floorplan.

SITUATION
In the heart of the town, in the desirable Conservation Area of the town, fronting onto the banks of the historic Royal Military Canal. The bustling High Street is moments away, with its variety of interesting shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes. The town is also well catered for with 4 supermarkets (including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Aldi), dentists, doctors' surgeries, etc.

The attractive, unspoilt seafront is 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.)