Folkestone


Originally a small fishing village, Folkestone developed during the 17th century into a much bigger town able to protect the coast from wars and invasions from the Continent. At the beginning of the 1800's the town included a harbour and, with the railways in 1843, it's seaside resorts became a fashionable tourist destination shaping the town's prosperity.

Today some of the affluence of the town has gone, lost due to a change in tourism trends, but it still retains some of its original wealth. The town features many activites, such as indoor winter sports, walking by the sea or in its award winning Coastal Park, shopping, sightseeing. And it is a place destined to improve with time; over the last years lots of regeneration has been taking place like the new Creative Quarter, a part of the old town transformed into an artists area full of quirky cafes, galleries and boutiques.

Folkestone has always been a busy transit town for people travelling to France, with the Channel Tunnel the town has got very good connections to the continent. From 2009 high speed services reach Ashford International and Ebbsfleet and the journey time to London is around 52 minutes. Even by car, Folkestone is located at the end of the M20 and on the A20, Ashford, Maidstone, Canterbury, Dover and London are accessible.

Although Folkestone is good value for money at the moment, this is expected to change with the high speed connections and increased investment in the town. Folkestone comprises chiefly of classic Victorian properties, and of all sizes, from small terraces up to grand villas, some of which have been converted into very large and rather glamorous apartments. The major new development is just outside at Hawkinge, and consists of small developments of family homes.

Property for Sale in Folkestone

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£140,000


Kingsnorth Gardens, Folkestone, Kent, England, CT20
Two bedrooms Share of freehold Gas central heating Close to train station Double glazing No onward chain A two bedroom second ...
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£130,000

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Kingsnorth Gardens, Folkestone, CT20
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Metho...
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£110,000


Brockman Road, Folkestone, CT20
One double bedroom First floor flat New fitted kitchen Luxury bathroom Double glazing No onward chain A good size one double b...
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£150,000

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Christ Church Road, Folkestone, Kent
As far as convenience is concerned this property is second to none. The town centre is within a hair's breadth as too is Fo...
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£89,000

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
DUAL ASPECT RETIRMENT HOME IN POPULAR AND CENTRAL LOCATION! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this light and bright reti...
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£160,000

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
PRIVATE FRONT DOOR AND PRIVATE GARDEN WITH THIS CHAIN FREE APARTMENT! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to present this unusually...
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£169,995

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED AND VERY SPACIOUS APARTMENT WITH LONG LEASE! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this large, two dou...
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£96,000


Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QZ
Hunters are pleased to offer for sale this one bedroom retirement apartment situated in a sought after central location in the ...
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£95,000

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent
A retirement apartment to be proud of.! Within a few minutes walk you can be shopping with friends in town, having a coffee in a...
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£89,500

Folkestone
Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this light and bright retirement apartment to the market. Being set in Folkestone's pop...
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£89,500

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent
Situated in the very heart of Folkestone only moments away from absolutely everything, including the train station with its fast...
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£180,000

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Manor Road, Folkestone, Kent
This is the perfect location being just minutes from the shopping centre or Central Station. Furthermore, with two private garag...
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£180,000

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent
Positioned in the ever so prestigious, sought after "West End" location, this Victorian apartment will give you that trendy life...
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£165,000

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Manor Road, Folkestone
PRIVATE FRONT DOOR WITH THIS LARGE LOWER GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to present this two bedroom fl...
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£275,000

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Brockman Road, Folkestone
FOUR BEDROOMS, OFF STREET PARKING IN POPULAR LOCATION! MILES AND BARR would like to offer this four bedroom semi-detached home ...
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£495,000

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Coolinge Road, Folkestone
This double fronted Victorian detached property has been well looked after by the current owner and the internal features show t...
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£340,000

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Broadmead Road, Folkestone, Kent
Offering convenience, space and character this is one of those homes which keeps giving. Moments away from the station with its ...
Marketed by Ward & Partners (Folkestone)
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£180,000

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Cheriton Road, Folkestone
DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS APARTMENT A STONE'S THROW FROM THE HIGH SPEED LINK TO LONDON! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer thi...
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£600,000

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Wiltie Gardens, Folkestone, Kent
Presented with style and grandeur this impressive residence sits proudly, moments from Radnor Park, allowing for a lifestyle one...
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£169,995

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Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
BIG ROOMS, LONG LEASE AND OFF STREET PARKING ALL IN SOUGHT AFTER WEST END! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this large ...
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