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2 bedroom apartment for sale

The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20

Guide Price £149,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Executive 2 bedroom apartment
  • Stunning sea views
  • Walking distance all amenities
  • Lift service
  • Roof terrace

Full description

A 2 bedroom apartment in this prestigious development in the town centre enjoying stunning views across Folkestone and the English Channel towards the French Coast and Dover.

Situation & Description - No 1 The Leas is situated on the famous Leas Promenade near the town centre. Folkestone provides shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities including a Sports Centre, which offers a wide choice of sports including indoor swimming pool, tennis courts and also a dry ski slope. Close by there are facilities for golf, bowls and sailing. The Cathedral City of Canterbury, with its excellent shops and theatre, is approximately 20 miles away.

Communications are excellent with access to the Continent by the Eurostar services from Ashford International, the Channel Tunnel terminal at Cheriton or via Dover harbour. The M20 is a short drive away leading to London and the M25 orbital. There is a mainline railway station offering services to Ashford and London Charing Cross including the high speed rail link with a journey time of under an hour from Folkestone to London St Pancras.

No. 1 The Leas comprises 43 flats converted in the mid 1980s with a large entrance lobby from the Leas with 2 lifts. The hallways on each floor have fitted carpet and apartment 62 is on the sixth floor and is fitted with sealed unit double glazing, and shares the benefit of the communal roof garden with its spectacular views. There are also refuse stores on each floor.

Hall - Entryphone , built-in linen cupboard with hot water and electric immersion heater fitted, built-in shelved cupboard, Dimplex heater, 2 wall light points.

Sitting/Dining Room - (E), about 227 x 10 widening to 112 max (6.88m x 3.40m widening to 3.04m), 2 Dimplex heaters, telephone point, FM/TV aerial point.

Kitchen - About 711 x 88 (2.41m x 2.64m), fitted white units comprising stainless steel sink unit with 1 1/2 bowls and mixer tap set in work surface with cupboards and plumbing and space for washing machine below, further work surface with cupboards and drawers and Indesit electric cooker with ceramic hob and oven, extractor hood and light over, space for upright fridge/freezer, wall mounted cupboard, part tiled walls, tracking for spot lights.

Bedroom 1 - (E) about 116 into cupboard recess x 911 (3.51m x 3.02m), with fitted wardrobe cupboard with mirrored doors, hanging and shelves, slimline electric wall heater.

En-Suite Shower Room - Shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin with single handed mixer tap, low level W.C., heated ladder towel rail, tiled walls, extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - (E), about 910 x 93 (3m x 2.82m), slimline electric heater.

Bathroom - Tile panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., heated ladder towel rail, tiled walls and floor extractor fan.

Outside - NOTE

A car parking space is available at Pleydel Gardens on a licence basis with a quarterly rental charge of £150.00 per quarter plus VAT (subject to availability).

Residents have use of the communal roof terrace which offers stunning views over Folkestone and the English Channel.

General Information - SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Heating from Dimplex heaters, hot water from an electric immersion heater. (The central heating and hot water system(s), together with any appliances mentioned in the particulars, have not been tested by Smith-Woolley & Perry).


LEASE125 years from 15th May 1987


£200 per annum. The ground rent will increase after 75 years to £300 p.a. After 100 years to £400 p.a and the remaining 25 years £500 p.a.


The basic maintenance charge, subject to budget, for the year ending 24th December 2015 including water and sewerage is £791.62 per quarter, payable in advance.

Further Information - COUNCIL TAX

Currently listed in band E - Charge for financial year 2015/2016 is £1,973.46 by Shepway District Council Telephone: 01303- 853000.


The fitted carpets and curtains, together with the fixtures and fittings not mentioned in the particulars, are excluded from the sale but may be available to a purchaser by separate negotiation if required.



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Added on Rightmove:
17 September 2016


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