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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£595,000

Folkestone
The Old High Street, Folkestone, Kent
Situated in the heart of Folkestone, quite frankly you couldn't have a better position for a home which comes with commerci...
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£125,000

FOLKESTONE
18 westcliff house, Folkestone
Two Bedroom Top Floor Apartment Large Balcony Sea Views
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£120,000


The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20
A one bedroom apartment in a sought after block Close to Folkestone sea front and town centre A superb building full of characte...
Marketed by Bairstow Eves (Folkestone)
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£160,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 4, 18 clifton crescent, Folkestone
Two double bedrooms Two bathrooms Very sought after location
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£130,000


Clifton Crescent, Folkestone, Kent, England, CT20
A one bedroom first floor apartment Well presented throughout with modern finish Spacious rooms with high ceilings Built in stor...
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£285,000

WEST END
Flat 2, 31 clifton crescent, West end
Large Two Bedroom Sea Views Long Lease
Marketed by FOLKESTONE
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£245,000

WEST END
Flat 4, 29 clifton crescent, West end
Large Two Bedroom Apartment Panoramic Sea Views West End
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£210,000

Folkestone
Dawson Road, Folkestone, Kent
Nestled in the heart of Folkestone a stone's throw from all the daily amenities you could need, including shops, schools an...
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£185,000

FOLKESTONE
17 shepway close, Folkestone
Thee Bedroom Terrace Home Great Location No Chain
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£245,000

Folkestone
Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20
An attractive 2 bedroom ground floor flat with wood panelled sitting room and partial sea views with casement door and steps lea...
Marketed by Smith-Woolley & Perry
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£120,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 2, 29-33 sandgate road, Folkestone
Two Bedroom Flat Town Centre Location No Chain
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£130,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 2 29-33 sandgate road, Folkestone
Two Bedroom Flat Town Centre Location No Chain
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£130,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 1, 29-33 sandgate road, Folkestone
Two Bedroom Apartment Town Centre Location Refurbished Throughout
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£160,000

WEST END
Flat 3 westbourne lodge, West end
Two Beds, Two Bath Private Courtyard Gardens Chain Free, West End
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£125,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 22, 1 the leas, Folkestone
One Bedroom Sea Views Chain Free
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£160,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 73, 1 the leas, Folkestone
Two Bedroom Apartment Stunning Sea Views No Onward Chain
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£200,000

Folkestone
Grimston Avenue, Folkestone
LARGE TWO BEDROOM GROUND FLOOR FLAT IN FOLKESTONE'S SOUGHT AFTER WEST END! MILES AND BARR are proud to present this beautiful t...
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£150,000

Folkestone
Harvey Street, Folkestone
*AWAITING PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY* SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME RIPE FOR UPDATING, IN CENTRAL LOCATION MILES AND BARR are very please...
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£75,000

Folkestone
Harvey Street, Folkestone
GREAT INVESTMENT OR FIRST HOME WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to present this one bedroom, first floor a...
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£149,000

Folkestone
Harvey Street, FOLKESTONE
BRAND NEW TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE JUST A STONE THROW AWAY FROM FOLKESTONE ONGOING HARBOUR DEVELOPMENT. Miles and Barr are offering ...
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