Sold STC 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 Reception £625,000

The Corniche, Sandgate, CT20 - £625,000

DESCRIPTION
Three Bears Cottage is an enchanting detached single storey dwelling occupying a delightfully secluded plot which totals in the region of 0.3 of an acre. The property is sold with the benefit of planning approval which has been recently granted (subject to conditions) for the erection of a superb detached two storey contemporary dwelling which has been considerately designed to compliment and enhance the site and to be considerate of neighbouring dwellings. The replacement dwelling has been designed to maximise the stunning southerly aspect with far reaching views of the sea and to the coast of France on a clear day which will be enjoyed from all of the principal rooms. The accommodation will comprise an entrance at first floor level leading to a lavish open plan kitchen/dining/living space designed to compliment a modern lifestyle with expansive glazing opening to a large sea facing roof terrace, a separate snug, cloakroom and the fourth bedroom with en-suite. The ground floor comprises a generous part double height hallway leading to three double bedrooms, each with en-suites and two with walk-in wardrobes. The property will be approached via a generous driveway which will also provide off street parking. Full plans can be viewed at www.folkestone-hythe.gov.uk using planning reference 21/0739/FH.

The existing property exudes charm and character with a cosy panelled sitting room, retro kitchen, two bedrooms, the principal room with en-suite bathroom and a mirrored shower room. The secluded garden enjoys a level expanse of lawn, a bank of shrubs, various specimen trees and a decked terrace, the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the mesmerising views of the sea. EPC Band E

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LOCATION
The Corniche is an exclusive cul-de-sac, situated on the hillside above Sandgate and overlooking the English Channel, approximately 2½ miles from both the ancient Cinque Ports Town of Hythe and the larger town of Folkestone.

The quaint, unspoilt Cinque Ports Town of Hythe, approximately 2½ miles distant, provides a wide range of amenities including 4 supermarkets (including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Aldi), various independent shops and restaurants, together with a selection of sports and leisure facilities, golf courses, swimming pool, tennis, bowls and cricket clubs. The charming village of Sandgate with its eclectic mix of village store, antiques shops, boutiques, public houses, cafes and restaurants and long stretch of shingle beach with sailing club is a short walk away (via a footpath at the end of the cul-de-sac) and the coastal path can be followed along the foot of The Leas all the way to Folkestone's recently revitalised Harbour Arm.

The area is fortunate in having particularly good communications as there are main line railway stations within easy reach and an access point for the M20 motorway (Junction 12) only 2 miles away, making it possible to reach Central London within about 1½ hours by both road and rail. The High Speed Rail Link offers a journey time to the City of just under an hour and is available from Folkestone West & Central and also Ashford Stations. The Channel Tunnel Terminal, with regular shuttle services to the Continent, is just over two miles away and Ashford International Passenger Terminal with Eurostar services to Paris & Brussels is only 20 minutes by car. The ferry port of Dover is approximately 12 miles away. (All distances are approximate).
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