A charming 3 bedroom detached bungalow, within two minutes walk of the beach, set in a prime residential area with some south westerly sea glimpses and with the benefit of planning permission for a single storey extension to create a good sized four bedroom bungalow.
Encombe is situated almost midway between Folkestone and Hythe, set back from the seafront and enjoying south westerly sea views.The historic and popular village of Sandgate has a number of independent and antique shops, restaurants and bars. Hythe and Folkestone are approximately 2 miles away both offering good shopping facilities. Hythe has a Waitrose and a Sainsbury's 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. The harbour area is undergoing a major regeneration programme that will have a positive impact on Folkestone in the future. Sporting facilities are available at Folkestone and also at the Hotel Imperial leisure centre in 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.
3 Encombe is a detached bungalow believed to have been built in the mid 1960's. The walls are of timber framed construction, clad with brickwork to the north gable and painted weather boarding to the other elevations under a tiled roof with uPVC sealed unit windows.The bungalow is set in an elevated position in a much sought after location with an angled sea view from the sitting and main bedroom towards the south west. The bungalow offers pleasing and comfortable 3 bedroom accommodation, however there is planning permission in place to extend the present accommodation to create a good sized four bedroom detached bungalow, with the erection of a single storey extension following demolition of existing garage, utility and conservatory.
Radiator, hatch and loft ladder to insulated roof space.
Low level W.C., with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set in unit with cupboard under, radiator.
Upvc glazed windows along one wall incorporating sliding patio doors to sun terrace and garden, 3 wall light points, T.V. Aerial point, feature ragstone fireplace with coal effect gas fire, radiator, sliding glazed door to kitchen.
White units incorporating 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap set in work surface with cupboard and space under, further work surface with cupboards and drawers under. Bosch gas hob with extractor filter and light over. Range of matching wall mounted cupboards, Neff eye level double oven with cupboard above and below, built in shelved storage cupboard, tiled splashbacks, door to:-
Wall mounted Worcester 24 CDi combination gas fired boiler, plumbing and space for washing machine, sliding door to garage, uPVC sealed unit door to front and glazed door to:-
UPVC sealed unit patio doors to garden.
Radiator, T.V. Aerial point.
Radiator, T.V. Aerial point.
Panelled bath, tiled shower with Triton electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., radiator, tiled splashbacks.
There is a lovely garden surrounding 3 Encombe with areas of lawn, established borders and sea glimpses from a large patio which sits to the rear of the property ideal for al-fresco entertaining. The garden accommodates plenty of planting including various shrubs such as hebe and hydrangea. A pathway leads around to a lawn towards the side of the property continuing to the front of the bungalow, whereby steps lead up to the pavement.
Window on 2 sides, electric light, up and over door, personal door to utility room.
SERVICESAll mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from the Worcester 24 CDi combination 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 FreeholdCOUNCIL TAXCurrently listed in band E - Charge for financial year 2019/2020 is £2,313.97 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.VIEWINGSTRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT THROUGH THIS OFFICE.
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