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2 bedroom flat for sale

The Metropole, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful 2 bedroom apartment
  • Stunning sea views
  • Balcony
  • Walking distance all amenities
  • Close to high speed links

Full description

A 2 bedroom second floor apartment with balcony set on the south east corner and enjoying glorious views across the English Channel.

Situation And Description - The Metropole is situated on the famous Leas Promenade which is within walking distance of the town centre offering shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities.

Communications are excellent. Folkestone Central mainline railway station is within easy walking distance with the high speed link offering a journey time to London of less than one hour. Easy access to the continent by Eurostar services from Ashford International, the channel tunnel terminal at Cheriton or via Dover harbour. The M20 motorway is a short drive away leading to London and the M25 orbital.

The Metropole is a fine Grade II listed building of architectural and historical interest and was built in 1897/98 as an hotel. The Metropole retains much of its elegance and grandeur with a wide sweeping staircase and original features but with modern benefits such as video entry phone system and lift service.

203 The Metropole is situated on the second floor facing due South and East, directly fronting the Leas and English Channel. The apartment offers spacious accommodation, with the benefit of a balcony to take full advantage of the glorious sea views.

The accommodation is approached via a lift from the ground floor to the communal entrance hall with video entry phone and comprises:

Hall - Radiator and archway opening to:

Dining Area - Video entry phone, radiator, telephone point.

Sitting Room - Attractive fireplace surround, built in shelved cupboard with arched recess over, feature panelled walls, 2 radiators, T.V. Point, double casement doors to balcony.

Kitchen - Fitted units comprising stainless steel sink unit with 1 1/2 bowls and single handed mixer tap set in work surface with cupboards under, further work surfaces with cupboards, drawers, plumbing and space for washing machine, and space for fridge under. Zanussi fan assisted oven and ceramic hob and extractor filter and light over, range of matching wall mounted cupboards, Worcester combination gas fired boiler for heating and hot water, radiator, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 1 - T.V. Aerial point, radiator, double casement doors to balcony.

Bedroom 2 - T.V. Aerial point, radiator, built in shelved cupboard.

Bathroom - Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin, electric shaver socket, low level W.C., part tiled walls, radiator.

Separate W.C. - Low level W.C., small wash hand basin.

Car Parking - General parking for residents and guests is available to the rear of the building.

General Information - SERVICES

All mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from the Worcester gas fired boiler. . (The central heating and hot water system(s), together with any appliances mentioned in the particulars, have not been tested by Smith-Woolley & Perry).




999 years from 2007.


£60.00 per annum.


The basic maintenance charge, subject to budget for the year ending 31st March 2017 is £2,708.20

The water and waste water charge for this year ending 31st March 2017 is £433.38

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20 July 2016


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