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Sold STC - The Riviera, Sandgate, CT20 - £315,000

Front, The Riviera, Sandgate, CT20

Situated in Sandgate's most exclusive locations, an enchanting Grade II Listed cottage believed to be one of the earliest buildings in Sandgate. This enchanting property has been sympathetically improved and enjoys a wealth of original period features, it exudes an air of charm and character throughout.

Set behind attractive iron railings supported between brick piers, "Cliffe Cottage" is an enchanting Grade II Listed, period property in the heart of Sandgate. The property is a quintessential English Cottage, attached to its neighbouring property and with the impressive double fronted façade which is part rendered and part weather boarded with a beautiful original entrance door within a rather grand, open porch. The door leads to a small entrance vestibule with stairs to the first floor and doors to the pretty sitting room and kitchen/dining room. The first floor includes two bedrooms and a bathroom. To the side of the house is a charming, partially walled, west facing garden providing a delightful environment for alfresco dining.

For room sizes please refer to the floor plan.

The Riviera is considered to be amongst Sandgate's most exclusive locations being situated at the foot of Radnor Cliff which is accessed via the main A259 that runs along the coast between Sandgate and Hythe. The property is within moments of the charming and sought-after village centre 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 or along The Riviera where there is direct access to the beach and beyond, to the coastal path which can be followed along the foot of The Leas all the way to Folkestone harbour with the recently revitalised "Harbour Arm" with champagne bar, restaurants, cafes and live music.

The Cinque Ports Town of Hythe with its wider range of amenities, including a Waitrose, is approximately 3 miles away to the west and the larger town of Folkestone is about a mile to the east. 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.

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.