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Western Esplanade, Herne Bay, CT6 8RP








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Key features

  • Close to Town Centre
  • Four bedrooms
  • Garage and Driveway
  • Semi-Detached
  • Southerly Aspect Garden
  • Underfloor heating and gas fired central heating system
  • Superbly Presented Throughout
  • Superb Sea Views


This stunning seafront 4 bedroom Victorian semi-detached property boasts uninterrupted sea views, in a prime location close to the centre of Herne Bay. The house has been tastefully modernised to create a light, spacious living space, whilst maintaining many period features. With an established south facing garden and entertainment space, a large garage and off road parking, this would be the ideal home for families or couples who just want to relax in a sea front location.

Western Esplanade is a sea front property in an elevated position to the west of Herne Bay Pier, the house features uninterrupted sea view over the sea, beach, and famous, traditional brightly coloured beach huts.

On the ground floor the entrance porch and hallway opens into an attractive full height, spacious open plan living room/dining room which has feature windows overlooking both the amazing view to the sea at the front, and the established suntrap rear garden. The rooms benefit from period features, solid wood oak floors, and fireplaces in both rooms with a wood burning stove in the living room.

The well fitted kitchen/breakfast room has a range of contemporary units as well as a large central breakfast bar and dining area with double French doors leading to the outside entertaining area. The kitchen features a 6 burner hob & double oven, American style fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher. To the rear of the kitchen is a utility room and separate downstairs WC. The floors in both the Kitchen and utility room feature electric under floor heating.

Upstairs bedroom 1 is located at the front of the property with high ceilings and a bay window where breathtaking views out over the beachfront can be seen. The room features fitted wardrobes and media unit with sliding mirrored doors. The sumptuous family bathroom has been beautifully and tastefully finished and comprises of a large walk in shower with overhead rainfall shower, a dual hand basin vanity unit, heated towel rail, under floor heating, and low-level WC. There is a separate guest bathroom which is again finished to a high standard featuring a large walk in shower with overhead rainfall shower, a dual hand basin vanity unit, heated towel rail, under floor heating, and low-level WC.

There are a further three bedrooms, two being good size double rooms with all featuring high ceilings. Bedroom 2 provides access to a unique bright and spacious room currently being used as a study with full size window and balcony to the front  providing amazing views out to the sea, Velux roof window, and a window overlooking the rear garden.

The property also features an attached Garden Room with Velux roof windows, and double glazed doors leading onto outside entertaining space/garden. Currently used as a home gym, but could potentially offer a separate Workspace/Guest Room, this could potentially be linked internally if desired.

Outside there is a good-sized south facing Garden, featuring a large stone paved patio area surrounded by wooden sleepers, with a raised lawn and established trees and plants providing a secluded private space ideal for families and entertaining.

To the front of the property is superb sized attached single garage and storage area with electric roller door, offering secure parking or an ideal place to store water sports equipment. You will also find the off road parking for multiple vehicles and low walled front garden area.

For anyone working from home or for families, the property also benefits from super fast full fibre broadband with download speeds of over 300mbps.

The surrounding area

Western Esplanade is in an elevated position on the seafront overlooking the Sea, Beach, and colourful beach huts, the property benefits from amazing panoramic sea views from Reculver in the east, to the isle of Sheppey in the west. Herne Bay town centre is only a short walk from the property offering an array of shops and restaurants, as well as the historic pier and seafront promenade.

The area offers an amazing variety of leisure and recreation facilities for families and adults alike. Options include fishing, rowing, and sailing clubs along with a great gym, swimming pool, and a cinema. Running and Cycling enthusiasts can benefit from the miles of uninterrupted seafront trails heading towards Reculver, and then on to the Viking trail heading around Thanet. The area also features some fantastic Golf courses just a short drive from Herne Bay.

Herne Bay has a mainline railway station offering high speed Javelin train links to London in approximately 85 minutes. The property also offers excellent access to the A299 which gives access to the A2/ M2 motorway network.

The local area offers a great choice of both primary and secondary education options for families, with both private and grammar school options available in Canterbury along with two Universities, and a college.

Close by

The bustling scenic harbour town of Whitstable is approximately five miles away, offering quaint high street shops, a working harbour, leisure and watersports facilities, as well as the oyster restaurants that the town has become renowned for.

The medieval city of Canterbury is approximately eight miles away. Canterbury is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, with a bustling city centre offering a wide array of High Street brands alongside independent retailers, cafes, international restaurants, and the Whitefriars Shopping Centre. It features lots of leisure facilities including the renowned Marlow Theatre and the new Riverside Leisure Development featuring a new cinema.

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Western Esplanade, Herne Bay, CT6 8RP


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Herne Bay Station0.6 miles
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Station2.0 miles
  • Whitstable Station3.4 miles
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