Offers In Excess Of

£300,000

2 bedroom Flat for sale, Folkestone, Kent, CT20

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Offers In Excess Of

£300,000

2 bedroom Flat for sale, Folkestone, Kent, CT20

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Tenure: Leasehold
  • Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Private Balcony And Westerly Sea Views
  • No Onward Chain
  • EPC - Exempt

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The Ilchester Suite is a superb apartment in this handsome Historic Grade II listed building commanding spectacular Westerly sea views. The generous accommodation boasts many period features with high ceilings and wonderful sea views from the living room and private balcony. The apartment also boasts two good size bedrooms, a large kitchen and an internal bathroom. The apartment does offer the convenience of a lift facility and is well situated along the famous Leas promenade. The property is being sold with a long lease and viewing is strictly via the sole agents Reeds Rains Folkestone Branch.

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. Access to residents lounge of the ground floor.
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 Ilchester Suite (first floor).
The Ilchester Suite
Entrance Hallft. 16' 5" x 5' 11"
m. 5m x 1.8m
With access to all rooms.
Living Roomft. 22' 8" x 15' 1"
m. 6.9m x 4.6m
Bay window with Westerly facing sea views, door out to private balcony, decorative ceiling, radiator.
Balconyft. 10' 6" x 5' 9"
m. 3.2m x 1.75m
Wrought iron railings with views to the sea across The Leas and to the west towards The Metropole.
Kitchenft. 14' 0" x 9' 10"
m. 4.27m x 3m
Range of matching base and wall units with roll top work surfaces, window, space for washing machine, space for fridge, space for freezer, inset oven with hob over.
Bedroom 1ft. 17' 9" x 10' 6"
m. 5.4m x 3.2m
Large windows affording good light, radiator.
Bedroom 2ft. 14' 0" x 9' 10"
m. 4.27m x 3m
Single glazed window.
Bathroomft. 6' 11" x 5' 11"
m. 2.1m x 1.8m
Internal room. Roll top bath with shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin.
ParkingThe property is well located close to a number of free parking zones within walking distance of The Grand. There is also an adjoining independent garage complex that rents individual garages subject to availability.
Share Of FreeholdThe property is being sold with a share of the freehold.
Lease DetailsWe have been informed by our vendor the lease has circa 143 years remaining.
Service ChargeWe have been informed the service charge is approximately £5,000 per annum based on an average over the last 7 years (to include all major works contributions). The service charge has been circa £3600 per annum for the last 7 years but has included a top up to £5000 per annum for the work contributions.
Ground RentWe have been informed the ground rent is £50 per annum
Communal GardenWe understand that residents of The Grand enjoy the communal use of Terlingham Gardens to the easterly side of the building.

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

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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