2, Gloster Terrace
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
2, Gloster Terrace is a lovely & spacious family home over three split levels. This Victorian property has been lovingly looked after by the current owners. Having many original features, but with modern kitchen, bathrooms windows & heating. There is also wifi so you can bring your computer & keep in touch with friends.
Bed linen included from Easter to the end of September. Also included for Christmas & New Year. (available for a small fee during the low season) Off season charge of £30.
Approaching the house you can see the front terrace behind a wall scalloped with rope. There are table & chairs so you can sit and watch the activities in the bay. From crews rowing, people swimming, large ships and, if you are lucky, a seal.
The ground floor has entrance hall leading to a dining room with table & chairs for up to 7. Adjoining this is a day lounge, where you can sit and look at the sea. There is a gas fire for those colder days, or evenings, ideal as a reading or relaxing room.
To the rear of the hallway is the lovely kitchen, with large American style fridge freezer, Gas hob & electric oven, coffee machine, cafetiere, microwave, etc. Plenty of pots and pans, crockery & cutlery, etc.
There is a rear door leading to a delightful rear courtyard.
The first floor has shower room with a corner shower, sink & w/c.
Bedroom with single bed. This room also houses the boiler.
The superb family bathroom has central bath, sink & w/c. This room also houses the washing machine & tumble dryer.
To the front of the house is the living room with superb sea views, having large flat screen TV with a virgin tv package of channels and WiFi internet connection. There is also a DVD player.
The second floor has a double bedroom with corner sink.
A bedroom with two single beds, small flat screen TV & DVD player. This TV can be used for games consoles. (please bring your own console & games)
The front bedroom has a King size bed & superb sea views.
All beds have linen provided. This is included from Easter to the end of September, and Christmas & New Year. For off season stays it is available for a small fee of £30. (please advise us if you require this)
The beach is just across the road.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sandgate 10 m|
|Nearest Amenities||700 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 100 km, Nearest railway: Folkestone Central 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7|
The South East England region
2, Gloster Terrace is set in Sandgate which is about 1 ½ miles from Folkestone town centre.
The beach is just across the road & has views from Dover to Dungeness with occasional glimpses of the French coast. The beach is very popular for bathing, playing & Beach fishing. It is rocky in places directly opposite the house, but this clears within a few hundred metres towards Hythe.
There is a sea wall with wide promenade for walking or cycling.
There are local shops and public houses within ½ mile. Sandgate has a selection of small shops, pubs, restaurants, take-aways and antique shops.
Hythe is about 2 miles away & has a lovely pedestrian High Street with a selection of shops to suit most tastes. There are also some nice pubs and restaurants. The Romney Hythe and Dymchurch miniature railway is on the outskirts of the town. There are also several supermarkets.
Folkestone town centre is within 1 1/2 miles, having shopping centre, pubs, etc. Also fishing on day charters & from the harbour wall.
The coastal play park is just off the sea front which is a level walk along the sea wall from the house.
Dungeness is well known for sea fishing as well as its lighthouse which can be climbed and there is a RSPB bird reserve and fresh water fishing lakes. In Lydd there is a water sports centre with wind surfing, power boat racing and go carting. Other attractions in the area include Dover Castle, Bodiam Castle, Hever Castle, Sissinghurst, Hastings and Canterbury with its shops & Cathedral.
There is horse riding at Saltwood.
Hythe has tennis courts, a park with football pitches, indoor swimming pool and there is a walkway to the town centre along the Royal Military Canal.
The Royal Military Canal with boat hire, fishing and walkways .
Other local attractions are:-
Sound mirrors. Fore-runner to radar. Above the Military canal, just outside Hythe
Brockhill Country park. 54 acre park with stream, lake, woodland & meadows in Saltwood.
Folkestone Racecourse. Kent's only racecourse, 4 miles from Hythe.
The Bonehouse. A somewhat macabre place of interest. One of only two in England. Containing thousands of neatly stacked skulls & bones. Situated in the crypt of the parish church. Open May to September.
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. Only a few miles from Hythe.
There is a coastal park, children's play area along by the seafront between Sandgate & Folkestone.
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