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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£130,000
Folkestone
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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£600,000
Folkestone
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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£340,000
Folkestone
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 ...
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£495,000
Folkestone
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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£275,000
Folkestone
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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£89,000
Folkestone
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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£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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£95,000
Folkestone
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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£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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£335,000
Folkestone
Manor Road, Folkestone, Kent

Never has there been a better opportunity for an investor looking for buy to let properties. Currently split into three properti...
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£395,000
Folkestone
Radnor Park Road, Folkestone, Kent

With a real attention to detail this home perfectly blends its period nature and features with an immaculate modern refurbishmen...
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£395,000
Folkestone
Radnor Park Road, Folkestone

BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED AND REFURBISHED HOME IN SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this 164 sq metre...
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£130,000
Folkestone
Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone

PURPOSE BUILT APARTMENT WITH LONG LEASE AND GARAGE! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this two bedroom, purpose built ap...
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£480,000
Folkestone
Cheriton Road, Folkestone

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY with 5.5-6% RETURN (Approx. Potential £28,000 per year) OR LARGE VERSATILE HOME WITH MANY USES! MILES A...
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£185,000
Folkestone
Earls Avenue, Folkestone, Kent

This is a lovely period apartment, with The Leas and the seafront being just a short away and you are parallel with the town ce...
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£130,000
Folkestone
Bournemouth Road, Folkestone, CT19

A deceptive property set in the very popular area of Bournemouth Road. Although the property has no outside space the inside is ...
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£225,000
Folkestone
Augusta Gardens, Folkestone

PRIVATE GARDEN, OFF STREET PARKING AND PERIOD FEATURES ALL IN THE POPULAR WEST END! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer th...
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£310,000
Folkestone
Bradstone Avenue, Folkestone

MILES AND BARR ARE DELIGHTED TO OFFER THIS LARGE PERIOD HOME IN A CENTRAL LOCATION MILES AND BARR are pleased to be marketing t...
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£310,000

Bradstone Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5AQ

Hunters are pleased to offer for sale an exciting opportunity to purchase this spacious, character family home set at the foot o...
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£300,000
Folkestone
Bradstone Avenue, Folkestone, Kent

Oozing with original features, this substantial stunning house is a worthy home for any discerning buyer looking for a touch of ...
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£179,950

FOLKESTONE, KENT

Hunters are pleased to offer for sale this mid terraced family home arranged over three floors. The spacious living area compris...
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