A handsome 4 bedroom detached family home of character with 3 reception rooms and attractive south facing rear garden.
3 Jointon Road is within easy level walking distance of the town centre. Folkestone provides good shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities with a good selection of schools in the area. The lovely harbour at Folkestone is a further walk away and enjoys a bustling Harbour Arm with seasonal festivities, and the Old High Street within the Creative Quarter affords charming cafés and eateries whilst fine dining can be found at the renowned Rocksalt restaurant with its views over the harbour. The harbour area is undergoing a major regeneration programme that will have a positive impact on Folkestone in the future.
Communications are excellent. Folkestone Central mainline railway station is within easy walking distance with the High Speed link offering a journey time of less than one hour to London St Pancras. 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.
3 Jointon Road is an attractive detached house believed to have been built in 1934 of brick with rendered colour washed elevations under a newly tiled roof (2017). The exterior of the house has also been redecorated this year. Other benefits include solar panels and cavity wall insulation. The property retains much of the original charm and character of the period including cornice work, deep skirtings, quarry tiled window sills and some picture rails.
Oak front door, quarry tiled floor.
Understairs cupboard, radiator.
Low level W.C., wash hand basin, radiator.
Fireplace with log burning stove, recessed bookshelves either side with built in cupboards below, 2 radiators, double aspect windows, double casement doors to
Half colourwashed brick with sliding doors to garden.
Fireplace surround (sealed), radiator, double aspect windows.
With built in book shelves along one wall, radiator, large square archway opening to:-
Cream shaker style units incorporating stainless steel sink unit with 1 ½ bowls and mixer tap set in work surface with cupboard and Bosch dishwasher under. Further work surface with Bosch fan assisted oven and Bosch electric solid ring hob with extractor fan and light over, cupboards and work surface under. Round bowl sink and hydro boil ziptap; giving instant boiling and chilled water, drawers under, matching wall mounted cupboards with concealed lighting below, space for upright fridge/freezer, walk in larder with part tiled walls and shelf with window. Matching dresser unit with cupboards, shelves and glass fronted display cupboards, built in storage cupboard with fitted shelves, fridge/freezer, radiator, double casement doors to garden.
With door to side entrance.
With high level suite and tiled walls.
With Mexico gas fired boiler and time controls for central heating and hot water, hot water tank with electric immersion heater fitted, plumbing and space for washing machine and freezer.
With radiator, hatch and loft ladder to insulated and part boarded roof space with light. Walk in shelved linen cupboard with electric light.
Fitted wardrobe cupboards with mirrored doors, double aspect windows, recessed shelved unit, 2 radiators, opening to:-
Corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin with recessed mirror, low level W.C., with concealed cistern, underfloor heating.
Wash hand basin, radiator.
Wash hand basin set in unit with cupboards under, radiator, walk in eaves storage with electric light, small eaves cupboard with hanging.
Panelled bath with thermostatic shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, radiator, tiled splashback.
With low level W.C., radiator.
There is a lovely rear garden adjoining the property with wonderful established trees and shrubs providing an enjoyable enclosed space in a delightful sunny spot. The herringbone brick pathway suggests a charming traditional ambience threading throughout the garden with a good sized expanse of lawn surrounded by abundantly planted borders encompassing hydrangea, variegated holly, Spirea, Pittosporum, Mahonia and bush and climbing roses amongst many others. A patio area can be found under a pergola, with lighting, adorned with clematis which provides a perfect area for al-fresco entertaining, whilst a wonderful specimen of an established wisteria festoons the rear corner of the property. There is provision for further lighting with cabling installed, and a small pond with fountain.
About 12'3 X 8'5 (3.7m x 2.5m), electric power and light.
About 9' x 7'11 (2.7m x 2.1m)The original detached garage was converted to create the above office and store, but could be reinstatedif desired.
About 9'11 x 9'5 (2.77m x 2.89m), brick colourwashed rendered with window. Electrical controls for garden lighting and pond pump.
SERVICESAll mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from the Mexico gas fired boiler. Hot water also supplemented by the electric immersion heater. 4 KW Solar pv panels produce an average annual income of about £600.00. (The central heating and hot water system(s), together with any appliances mentioned in the particulars, have not been tested by Smith Woolley).TENUREFreehold COUNCIL TAXCurrently listed in band G - Charge for financial year 2018/2019 is £3,025.80 by Shepway District Council Telephone: 01303- 853000.FIXTURES AND FITTINGSThe 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.NOTEThe property was partially underpinned in the 1970's. VIEWINGSTRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT THROUGH THIS OFFICE.
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