2 bedroom apartment for sale

Beaufort, Castle Road, Sandgate, Kent, CT20

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

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A stylish penthouse apartment with impressive high ceilings and curved balcony,
positioned by the beach enjoying stunning sea views skimming Sandgate Castle
and directly across The English Channel

Situation & Description - The Beaufort apartments are located in a prime position on the seafront at Sandgate beside the ancient castle. Two buildings form the Beaufort apartments and the Spinnaker is one of two top floor penthouses fronting the beach with spectacular views.

Beaufort is situated in the historic and popular village of Sandgate which has a number of antique shops, restaurants and bars. Hythe and Folkestone are approximately 2 miles away both offering good shopping facilities. Hythe has a Waitrose store and a number of small shops, whilst Folkestone provides further entertainment with its bustling Harbour Arm, the charming Old High Street and the Creative Quarter with delightful eateries and boutique style shops. Sporting facilities are available at Folkestone and also at the Hotel Imperial leisure centre at Hythe, together with rowing and sailing clubs, and good golf courses.

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 motorway is a short drive away leading to London and the M25 orbital. The main line railway station at Folkestone West with its excellent parking facilities is a few minutes drive away. From here there are services to Ashford, London Charing Cross and the high speed link to London St Pancras with a journey time of under an hour.

The Beaufort apartments offer contemporary open plan accommodation to maximise light and space. The Spinnaker occupies a stunning top floor, penthouse position, with creative high ceilings providing a bright and airy penthouse apartment having fully opening bi-fold doors onto a curved balcony welcoming uninterrupted sea views. Viewing is strongly recommended.

Open Plan Living Room & Kitchen - (S), about 2411 narrowing to 14 x 28 narrowing to 98 (7.3m narrowing to 4.2m x 8.5m narrowing to 2.9m), incorporating kitchen area with granite work surfaces with inset 1 ½ bowl sink with cupboards, Bosch dishwasher, Caple washer/dryer under, Bosch ceramic hob with Elica brushed aluminium and glass extractor fan, built in Bosch eye level oven and microwave with cupboards above and pan drawer below, integrated fridge/freezer, cupboard housing Potterton gas fired boiler, wall mounted cupboards, T.V. Aerial point, porcelain tiled floor, circular window and sliding bi-fold

Large Curved Balcony - With glazed balustrade and direct beach and sea views.

Bedroom 1 - (S & NW), about 18 into recess x 135 (5.4m x 4.1m), recessed downlighters, sealed unit casement door to balcony.

En-Suite Bathroom - (N), double ended bath with polished wood panel and corner shower wand, Duravit wash hand basin with single handed mixer tap, low level W.C., with concealed cistern, shelved display unit with downlighter, heated towel/ladder radiator, porcelain tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom 2 - (N), about 14 into recess x 85 (4.2m x 2.5m), recessed downlighters.

Shower Room - Shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, large overhead rose and separate shower wand, circular Duravit wash hand basin set on top, low level W.C., with concealed cistern, recessed glazed shelves, recessed downlighters, porcelain tile walls and floor.

Outside - Car parking space

General Information - SERVICES

All mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from the Potterton 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).

TENURE

Leasehold

LEASE

125 years from 2012

GROUND RENT

£250 per annum doubling every 25 years

MAINTENANCE CHARGE

The maintenance charge subject to budget for the year ending December 2017 is £1,945.57 per annum, 7.88% of the total outgoings. Plus a reserve fund of £236.40 per annum.

Council Tax - Currently listed in band F - Charge for financial year 2016/2017 is £2,398.87 by Shepway District Council Telephone: 01303- 853000.

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Added on Rightmove:
07 June 2017

Nearest stations

  • Folkestone West (0.8 mi)
  • Folkestone Central (1.1 mi)
  • Channel Tunnel Terminal (1.8 mi)
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Smith Woolley, Folkestone

The Manor Office, 43 Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2RB

01303 473328 Local call rate

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Smith Woolley, Folkestone

The Manor Office, 43 Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2RB

01303 473328 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Folkestone West (0.8 mi)
  • Folkestone Central (1.1 mi)
  • Channel Tunnel Terminal (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Smith Woolley, Folkestone

The Manor Office, 43 Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2RB

01303 473328 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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