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An elegant ground floor apartment which commands a prominent and prestigious Tankerton seafront location only a short stroll from Whitstable Castle with the Orangery Tea Room. This lovely home is ideally located for easy access to a range of local amenities including Whitstable's working harbour and seafood restaurant (525 yards) in one direction and the equal opposite direction is Tankerton's parade of shops restaurants and cafes. The landmark building is believed to date back to the late 1800's and was sympathetically converted into apartments in 2001 retaining its charm and character and an added touch of class. The apartment provides light and airy accommodation with its high ceilings and large sash windows, the current owners have tastefully updated the property, cleverly infusing a contemporary twist. The accommodation incorporates spacious entrance hall, large dual aspect lounge with sea views, separate contemporary fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms with sea views, modern fitted en-suite and spacious separate shower room. The development is maintained to a high standard with landscaped and enclosed southerly facing communal rear garden. A further asset for this property is allocated parking to front for two cars and visitor spaces to rear. The fashionable town of Whitstable is 0.7 of a mile away with its wide variety of individual shops and eateries for which the town has become renowned. The Cathedral City of Canterbury, approximately 8.3 miles distant, is a prominent centre of education and offers a wealth of retail and cultural activities together with a selection of museums, art galleries and The Marlowe Theatre. Public transport to the City of Canterbury and nearby towns is available in Tankerton Road about 175 yards and the Whitstable mainline railway station is ¾ of a mile.
Enclosed Communal Porch
Half glazed painted wood front entrance door. Access to post boxes. Painted wood half glazed entrance door to:
Communal Entrance Hall
Stunning staircase leading to first and second floors. Door providing access to communal rear garden.
Spacious Entrance Hall 18' 8 x 7' 4 Max (5.69m x 2.24m)
Painted wood entrance door. Entry phone. Radiator. Large window to rear overlooking garden. Fitted shelving. Engineered oak floor.
Lounge/Diner 23' 0 + large bay x 11' 9 (7.02m x 3.59m)
Large bay with sash windows to front with views of slopes and sea. Two radiators. Sash windows to rear overlooking garden. Feature stone fireplace housing electric fire. Wireless control for central heating. Engineered oak floor. Door to kitchen.
Kitchen 15' 0 x 6' 1 Narrowing to 5' 7 (4.58m x 1.86m)
Contemporary fitted kitchen with a wide range of matching wall and base units. Inset ceramic single drainer sink unit. Work surfaces with upstands. Inset induction hob with extractor cooker hood above and built-in fan assisted electric double oven. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Wall mounted combination gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Window to rear overlooking garden. Window to front overlooking slopes. Downlighters. Laminate flooring. Plinth heater.
Bedroom 1 11' 7 + large recess x 9' 8 + wardrobes (3.54m x 2.95m)
Sash windows to front with views of slopes and sea. Extensive range of floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes and cupboards with hanging and shelving. Radiator. Engineered oak flooring. Door to en-suite.
En-Suite 7' 5 x 5' 10 (2.27m x 1.78m)
Suite in white comprising walk-in double shower cubicle with fixed glass screen and rainfall shower head, wash hand basin set into vanity unity with cupboard below, w.c with concealed cistern and cupboard beside. Unit housing water softener. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Downlighters. Laminate flooring.
Bedroom 2 15' 1 Into airing cupboard x 9' 3 (4.60m x 2.82m)
Sash windows to front with views of slopes and sea. Fitted floor to ceiling double airing cupboard. Radiator. Engineered oak floor.
Shower Room 7' 10 x 7' 7 (2.39m x 2.32m)
Suite in white comprising walk-in shower cubicle with fixed glass screen, rainfall shower head and additional shower head, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboard below and w.c with concealed cistern. Chrome heated towel rail. Partially tiled walls. Frosted window to rear. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Shaver point.
Block paved driveway to front providing off road parking for two cars. Outside tap. External power point.
Communal Front Garden
Mainly laid to lawn with tiled path leading to communal front entrance door.
Communal Rear Garden
Landscaped and enclosed Southerly facing garden. Lawn area with well stocked flower and shrub borders. Large patio seating area. Remote operated pedestrian gate to rear leading to two visitors spaces.
The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.
Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the kitchen and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.
The sash windows are of painted timber frames with secondary glazing. Remaining windows are painted timber frames and double glazed sealed units.
The property is to be sold Leasehold with vacant possession.A share of the freehold is equally divided between the apartments. Lease - 999 years from June 2000.Current Maintenance and Buildings Insurance:- £2250.60 per annum including water rates.
We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band D. The amount payable under tax band D for the year 2017/2018 is £1608.58.
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