£300,000

2 bedroom Flat for sale, Folkestone, Kent, CT20

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£300,000

2 bedroom Flat for sale, Folkestone, Kent, CT20

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Tenure: Leasehold
  • Spacious Third Floor Apartment
  • Exceptional Panoramic Sea Views
  • Approx 1500sq Ft Of Accommodation
  • EPC - Exempt
  • No Onward Chain
  • Extended Lease

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The Durham Suite is a truly exceptional apartment situation on the third floor of this handsome Historic building commanding spectacular sea views. The generous accommodation boasts many period features with high ceilings and wonderful sea views from all the principle rooms. The apartment would benefit from modernisation although does offer a great opportunity to create what could be one of the finest and grand coastal apartments in the area.. The apartment does offer the convenience of a lift facility and is being sold with no forward chain. Viewing is strictly via the sole agents Reeds Rains Folkestone Branch.

Situated in the heart of the West End of Folkestone, this apartment is located just a short stroll from The Leas promenade. A ten minute walk from the high speed rail station, offering fast services to St Pancras in under an hour and with well regarded primary and secondary schools within walking distance. Folkestone is fast being recognised by commuters as the perfect place to be with it's well priced housing stock, easy access to London and glorious situation by the sea. The West End of Folkestone is lined with period properties and also features The Grand with it's beautiful seaside promenade, frequented at the turn of the century by Royalty and High Society. There are plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants as well as numerous shops and local amenities. The nearby harbour area includes the renown Rocksalt restaurant and a huge regeneration programme proposed in coming years, together with the already established 'creative quarter'.

We understand the freehold of The Grand has recently been purchased by the residents. However, the property is in need of some major renovation works and any purchaser needs to be prepared that they will be required to contribute their share of these costs in the coming years. For further information please contact the office.

Picture Room Measurements Notes
History Of The GrandThe Grand was built approximately 100 years ago in what was then one of the most fashionable and prosperous coastal towns. Initially the property was constructed as a gentleman's club and designed by a local builder who was known to be at the forefront of innovative design. The Grand was frequently used by King Edward VII as well as many other noted regular visitors/inhabitants over the years to include Agatha Christie, who wrote Murder on the Orient Express and Michael Caine amongst many others.
Residents LobbyRevolving door to impressive lobby area with wood panel walls and intercom to apartments.
Residents EntranceFrom the moment you enter The Grand via the revolving entrance door you get the sense of history and grandiose with wood panelled walls and decorative domed atrium. Lift facility to Third Floor.
The Durham SuiteWith personal door to:
Entrance Hallft. 17' 9" x 4' 11"
m. 5.4m x 1.5m
Extending to 6.5m x 1.1m. A wonderful entrance with decorative architrave and archway with panel doors to all rooms.
Living Roomft. 17' 9" x 16' 11"
m. 5.4m x 5.15m
An elegant south facing room with high ceilings, decorative architrave, attractive period fireplace and large French doors opening into the enclosed loggia.
Loggiaft. 22' 3" x 15' 5"
m. 6.78m x 4.7m
A delightful bright and airy southerly facing room affording exceptional panoramic views across The English Channel with the French coastline visible on a clear day. Chequered tiled flooring and door to:
Dining Roomft. 15' 11" x 8' 10"
m. 4.86m x 2.7m
Large secondary glazed sash stone mullion sash windows again offering far reaching coastal and sea views.
Kitchenft. 12' 2" x 8' 10"
m. 3.7m x 2.7m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces and inset double drainer stainless steel sink unit. Space for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. West facing window with sea views.
Bedroom 1ft. 22' 8" x 16' 0"
m. 6.9m x 4.87m
An impressive room featuring high ceilings and a large westerly facing bay stone mullion window with views towards the sea to one side and The Downs to the other. Fitted with a range of wardrobes.
Bedroom 2ft. 17' 1" x 12' 4"
m. 5.2m x 3.77m
A west facing room with attractive stone mullion windows offering wonderful sea views.
Bathroomft. 9' 7" x 6' 9"
m. 2.92m x 2.07m
With white suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc and panel bath with low access and shower over.
Cloakroom / WCWC
Share Of FreeholdWe have been informed by our vendor that the flat is being sold with a share of the freehold.
Lease DetailsWe have been informed by our vendor that the property has a 999 year lease. Full term will be confirmed during the conveyancing process.
Service ChargeWe have been informed by our vendor that the service charge is £6842 per annum.
Ground RentWe have been informed by our vendor that the ground rent is £50 per annum.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO POTENTIAL PURCHASERS: We endeavour to make our particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All photographs and measurements have been taken as a guide only and are not precise. Floor plans where included are not to scale and accuracy is not guaranteed. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

Energy Efficiency Rating

Very energy efficient - lower running costs

(92 plus) A
(81 - 91) B
(69 - 80) C
(55 - 68) D
(39 - 54) E
(21 - 38) F
(1 - 20) G

Not energy efficient - higher running costs

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CO2 Rating

Very energy efficient - lower running costs

(92 plus) A
(81 - 91) B
(69 - 80) C
(55 - 68) D
(39 - 54) E
(21 - 38) F
(1 - 20) G

Not energy efficient - higher running costs

Current

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Potential

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Reeds Rains, Folkestone

85 Sandgate Road,
Folkestone,
CT20 2AF
folkestone@reedsrains.co.uk
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01303 850200