Property Details


Sold STC - The Close, Saltwood, CT21 - £795,000

Front, The Close, Saltwood, CT21

An enchanting and substantial semi detached family house which is situated at the end of this highly desirable cul-de-sac in the heart of the sought after village of Saltwood. The house has been thoughtfully extended to the rear and now provides attractively presented accommodation of particularly comfortable proportions, totalling in excess of 2400 square feet. Arranged over three floors the accommodation comprises a dual aspect sitting room with cosy open fire, study/snug, a large open plan kitchen/dining/living room opening onto the garden and leading to the utility room, cloakroom and side hall which gives access to the integral garage. On the first floor there four double bedrooms (three with en-suite shower rooms), a family bathroom and separate w.c. The fifth bedroom on the second floor is also a double and well equipped with built in storage cupboards and desks etc. from here a door gives access to a large loft space thought suitable for conversion should additional space be required.

To the front of the house the wide block paved driveway provides off street parking for a number of vehicles and access to the integral garage. To the rear of the house the large garden west facing garden catches the sun all day. At the rear of the house is a wide decked terrace, ideal for alfresco entertaining, a generous expanse of lawn, a fire pit and summerhouse equipped with a bar.

For room sizes please refer to the floorplan.

Newlands is situated at the end of this exclusive cul-de-sac, very close to the centre of Saltwood village, with its pretty village green, local shop, pub, historic church and castle. There are two excellent primary schools within only a short walk and Brockhill Performing Arts College is only a little further. There are two highly regarded Grammar Schools in Folkestone with a regular bus service providing access to both. Hythe town centre, with its busy High Street and variety of independent shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants is a short drive away. The town is also well served by 4 supermarkets (including Waitrose & Sainsburys). There is a variety of sports and leisure facilities in the vicinity, including sailing, tennis, bowls, etc. together with the Hotel Imperial Leisure Centre and two golf courses. There are many footpaths and bridleways in the vicinity - ideal for horse riding or dog-walking, along with Brockhill Country Park, where there is a play area and other organised outdoor activities.

Commuting links are excellent with the motorway network (M20 Junction 11) 3 miles distant, main line railway station at Sandling 2 miles, the Channel Tunnel Terminal 4 miles, the ferry port of Dover 10 miles and Ashford International Passenger Station 12 miles. The High Speed Link is available from both Folkestone (5 miles) and Ashford (12 miles) with journey times to St Pancras of around 53 minutes and 38 minutes respectively (all times and distances are approximate).