An elegant and extremely spacious 3 bedroom ground floor flat with the benefit of a bright and sunny East/West aspect.
The Metropole is situated on the famous Leas Promenade with its swathe of lawns and views to France providing a delightful walk into Folkestone. The town centre 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 café's and eateries whilst fine dining can be found at the renowned Rocksalt restaurant with its views over the harbour. The Leas Cliff Hall nearby offers a variety of live entertainment throughout the year and the Cathedral city of Canterbury with its shops and theatre is approximately 20 miles away.
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 high speed rail link with a journey time of under an hour to London St Pancras is within walking distance together with rail services to Ashford and London Charing Cross.
The Metropole is a fine Grade II listed building of Architectural and Historical interest and was built in 1897/98 as a Hotel. 2 Metropole Court is situated in the west wing and is situated on the ground floor.
Video entryphone, radiator, spacious store cupboard with double doors, and further built in cloaks cupboard with double doors.
Decorative fireplace with marble slip and hearth with inset electric fire, set in painted surround, panelled detailing to walls, 5 wall light point, 3 radiators, T.V. Aerial point.
White shaker style units with work surface, white sink unit with single handed mixer tap set in work surface with cupboard and dishwasher below, further work surfaces with cupboard housing washing machine, corner carousel cupboard, deep pan drawers, ceramic hob with extractor filter and light over, eye level fan assisted double oven and cupboard above and below, Beko American style fridge/freezer, wall mounted cupboard, wall mounted Worcester combination boiler.
Fitted wardrobe cupboards on two sides of the room incorporating hanging, storage lockers, dressing table and bedside tables, 2 radiators.
Large shower cubicle with tiled walls, thermostatic shower, inset downlighters, wash hand basin with mirrored medicine cabinet above incorporating electric shaver socket and light, low level W.C., ladder radiator/towel rail, tiled floor and walls, recessed downlighters.
Panelled bath with Victorian style mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with mirrored medicine cupboard incorporating electric shaver socket and light, low level W.C., tiled walls, recessed downlighters.
General car parking for residents and guests is available to the rear of the Metropole.
SERVICESAll mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from the Worcester 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).TENURELeasehold owns a share in the Freehold. LEASEFrom 25th March 1984 to 31st March 3006GROUND RENT £60 per annum.MAINTENANCE CHARGE The basic maintenance charge subject to budget for the half year ending 30th September 2021 is £1,884.00WATER AND SEWERAGE CHARGEThe half year charge to September 2021 is £144.86COUNCIL TAXCurrently listed in band C - Charge for financial year 2021/2022 is £1,843.05 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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