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2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Kingsgate Castle, Joss Gap Road, Broadstairs, Kent


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Tenure: Freehold

From the moment you enter the private grounds through the automated gates you'll start to feel like royalty. From literally every room in this spacious ground floor apartment you'll be able to appreciate the truly stunning views out to sea and across the truly picture postcard Kingsgate Bay. Steeped in history the Grade II Listed Kingsgate Castle was built in1760 and is now a collection of exclusive cliff top apartments set within beautifully well kept grounds. This apartment has the added bonus of a private 90ft long cliff-top garden with uninterrupted views of the chalk-cliff coastline and sandy Kingsgate Bay as well as North Foreland Golf Course in the distance.

Kingsgate Castle overlooks Kingsgate Bay and the nearby prestigious North Foreland Golf Club. The Captain Digby Public House & Restaurant is across the bay and the famous North Foreland Lighthouse, The Fayreness Hotel and the beautiful sandy beach at Joss Bay are all within half a mile. Broadstairs town centre and railway station is approximately one and a half miles away.
Broadstairs is a thriving seaside town located on the Isle of Thanet in East Kent, approximately 10 miles north of Sandwich and 20 miles east of Canterbury. Steeped in history, Broadstairs is the favourite destination for numerous visitors from within the UK and overseas who are drawn by the glorious safe sandy beaches, a lively family friendly town and the quintessential picture postcard seaside vistas.

Broadstairs is approximately 75 miles from central London and is accessed by road via the M2, A299 & A253 dual carriageways and the A256.
By train Broadstairs is accessable via the Hi-speed rail link out of London St. Pancras International with rail journeys taking around 80 minutes. Direct trains are also available from London Victoria.

Via electronically operated security gates leading to a private driveway with access to the residents and visitors parking areas. Entrance to the apartment is via the magnificent communal courtyard gardens, entrance arch and communal front door. A communal hallway lead through to the apartments private front door.

Reception Hall/Study:
15' 5" x 8' 11" (4.70m x 2.72m) Spacious reception hall with oak wood block parquet flooring. Ornate dado rail and ceiling cornice. Double radiator. Door with feature ornate surround leading to:

Living Room:
36' 7" x 10' 7" (11.15m x 3.23m) Extremly spacious living room with feature working open fireplace with fluted chimney breast and two wrought iron feature wall lights over. Feature leaded light window inset to stone mullions with uninterrupted sea views. Feature bas relief-style ornate plaster-work to walls. Oak wood block flooring. Television point and four double radiators. High level ceiling with ornate coving and two high level ornate plaster crests. Door to:

Inner Hall
With radiator and picture rail. Central heating thermostat and thermosatic control for bathroom underfloor heating.

12' 8" x 6' 5" (3.86m x 1.96m) Fitted with a range of units in white incorporating built-in electric oven, split-level ceramic hob and extractor hood above. One and a half bowl single drainer sink unit in white inset to roll edge work surface area. Plumbing and space for dishwasher and washing machine. Space for fridge freezer. Cupboard housing wall mounted combination boiler (we have been advised by the owners that a replacement condensing boiler was installed in 2011). Localised tiling and picture rail. Feature leaded light door with sea and bay views leading out to the private garden.

Bedroom 1:
16' 5" x 10' 4" (5.00m x 3.15m) Feature leaded light and stone mullioned window with secondary glazing over looking the gardens and with sea views across Kingsgate Bay. High ceiling with picture rail. Feature dado rail and panel work to walls. Double radiator. Separate access to living room.

Bedroom 2:
17' 1" x 9' 9" (5.21m x 2.97m) Dual aspect room with leaded light and stone mullioned windows with secondary glazing and door leading out to the garden with outstatnding views out to sea and across Kingsgate Bay. Telephone point, radiator and picture rail.

Well appointed bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin onset to chrome stand, low level w.c. and separate large shower cubicle. Tiled to half wall height and feature border tile. Polished floor tiles with electric under-floor heating. Extractor. Chrome towel rail radiator.

An amazing feature private cliff-top garden with truly breathtaking coastal views across Kingsgate Bay and out to sea. The garden extends for approximately 90ft towards the bay to a point and along the cliff boundary to one side. The well stocked mature garden features a split level area which currently features a summer-house and seating area.

The Grounds:
Kingsgate Castle is set within beautiful well manicured mature grounds incorporating extensive lawns and an elegant courtyard. There are both residents and visitors parking areas. The residents have appointed a janitor/groundsman to oversee and undertake works.

Kingsgate Castle was built in 1760 by Henry Fox 1st Lord Holland and later became the residence of John Lubbock 1st Baron Avebury. During the 1930's the castle became an upmarket hotel visited by the stars of stage and screen of the day. Kingsgate Castle was subsequently converted into exclusive cliff-top apartments.

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