A spacious 5 bedroom detached family home requiring modernisation set in a sought after location with good size rear garden and backing onto playing fields.
Cherry Garden Lane is a popular residential area on the outskirts of Folkestone, and is within walking distance of both the Harvey Grammar School and the Folkestone School for Girls as well as local primary schools. The property is also within easy distance of supermarkets and both the shopping centre in Cheriton and the town centre in Folkestone with comprehensive shopping facilities and the famous Leas Promenade.The lovely harbour at Folkestone is a short drive away and enjoys a bustling Harbour Arm with seasonal festivities, and the Old High Street within the Creative Quarter affords charming café's 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 West mainline railway station is within 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 house is believed to have been built in the 1930's of brick with rendered colourwashed elevations under a tiled roof. The property is on the market for the first time in nearly 60 years and has been a lovely family home, but is now in need of refurbishment. It offers potential purchasers an ideal opportunity to place their own mark on this appealing property.
Parquet flooring, radiator, heating thermostat, telephone point.
Low level W.C., corner wash hand basin with cupboard under.
Tiled fireplace, picture rail, radiator, sliding glazed door to:-
Radiator, serving hatch to:-
Stainless steel sink unit with double drainer, cupboards and drawers under, 2 further work surfaces with cupboards and drawers, space for dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and tumble dryer, space for gas cooker. Wall mounted cupboards, radiator, built in shelved larder cupboard with window, built in cupboard housing wall mounted gas fired boiler.
With hatch to roof space, radiator, built in linen cupboard with hot water tank and electric immersion heater fitted.
Facing the front, built in wardrobe cupboards with hanging and storage over.
Facing the rear, wash hand basin.
Facing the front with fitted wardrobe cupboards along one wall with hanging and storage over.
Facing the front.
Facing the rear.
Panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled walls.
High level W.C.
GarageGardenThere is a large established garden to the rear of the property which backs on to playing fields. Bordered by mature shrubs and trees the garden provides a lovely secluded feel with plenty of wildlife to observe. The front garden is neat and tidy, mainly laid to lawn with a laurel hedge along the frontage of the property.
SERVICESAll mains services are connected. Part central heating and hot water from the gas fired boiler. Hot water also 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).TENUREFreeholdCOUNCIL TAXCurrently listed in band G - Charge for financial year 2018/2019 is £3,025.80 by Folkestone & Hythe 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.
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