The town’s main shopping district is just a mile from these new homes in Folkestone with popular chain and independent stores in the Bouverie Shopping Centre and along Sandgate Road. There is also specialist retailers, art galleries, cafés, bars and restaurants attracting both locals and tourists from outside the area around the harbour and Old High Street.
M20 and A20 can be reached in a few minutes by car, for travel to Ashford, Maidstone, the M25, London and Dover. The nearest train station – Folkestone West – just a 10-minute walk from development with direct trains to London Waterloo East & Charing Cross. High speed services also stop at Folkestone West with journey times to London St Pancras of 52 minutes.
Schools include Sandgate Primary School, Folkestone Academy, The Harvey Grammar School and The Folkestone School for Girls.
Leisure activities include water sports, sailing, diving, kayaking and windsurfing all. Two beaches –Sunny Sands and Folkestone Beach – lie next to the harbour and attract many visitors, especially in summer. Lower Leas Coastal Park, just off Folkestone Beach, is home to an adventure playground, gardens, a wildlife area and an amphitheatre – a setting for outdoor events during the warmer months.
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Shared ownership Three Bedroom Semi-Detached House, part of the Shorncliffe Heights Development – Phase 1a, St. Martin’s Plain.
The property comprises of kitchen, living room and separate WC on the ground floor, two bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor and large master bedroom on the second floor. The property benefits from double glazed windows throughout, gas fired central heating system and 2 x allocated parking bays. The property also benefits from an integrated electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood, free standing fridge/freezer and washing machine.