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Old School Cottage

Sandgate, Folkestone
Sleeps 4
Beds 2
Bathrooms 2
Accessed via a path from the high street leading to a clearly marked garden gate, this enchanting property provides the perfect base for exploring Sandgate, Hythe, and Folkestone. Stepping through the impressive gothic front door, guests are greeted by a striking black and white diamond floor, perfectly in tune with the period charm of the building.
On the right, a cosy living room awaits, complete with a smart TV and an inviting open fireplace. The impressive staircase beckons from the end of the entrance hall, with a convenient downstairs shower room to the right and a well-equipped kitchen to the left, offering everything one might need for a seaside getaway.
Upstairs, two lovely bedrooms await, one of which features a fabulous roll-top bath for indulgent relaxation. Additionally, there's a thoughtfully appointed WC to ensure guests' comfort during their stay. This charming holiday cottage promises a memorable retreat in a historic setting, ideal for those seeking a tranquil coastal escape.

Step outside and discover two distinct spaces designed for unwinding and soaking up the afternoon sun. The first a lawned garden featuring a hammock and a table tennis table, perfect for leisurely lounging or a friendly game. Alternatively, retreat to the fantastic pergola, with comfortable outdoor sofa seating and a table, offering a spot to relax and enjoy the outdoors in style.

At a Glance

Courtyard or Patio Courtyard or Patio
Fireplace/Wood Burner Fireplace/Wood Burner
Garden Garden
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Suitable for Workationing Suitable for Workationing
WiFi WiFi
Shop Nearby Shop Nearby
Working From Home Working From Home
Pub Nearby Pub Nearby
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The Finer Details

Ground Floor:
Entrance Hall - to the right,
Living Room - comfortably seating 4 people, smart TV and open fireplace
Kitchen - American fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwaher, oven, 4 hobs, dinning table seating 4, microwave
Ground Floor showerroom and WC

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 - Double bed, roll topped bath
Bedroom 2 - Double bed, clothes hanging
WC with handbasin.

Whilst the property does not have any designated parking there is cheap 24 hour parking just around the corner in Castle Road Car Park.

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A stunning location

Sandgate, Folkestone

Sandgate, situated as a quaint seaside enclave nestled between Folkestone and Hythe, stands as a haven renowned for its idyllic pebble beach and captivating coastal vistas. Here, amidst the gentle lull of the waves, visitors find respite from the frenetic pace of everyday life, embracing the tranquillity that permeates the air.

Within the confines of Sandgate, time seems to move at a slower cadence, inviting patrons to savour each moment. Whether it's leisurely hours spent beachcombing, crafting intricate sandcastles, or losing oneself within the pages of a captivating book, the town offers a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation.

For those harbouring an affinity for history and exploration, the allure of Sandgate Castle proves irresistible. Dating back to the 16th century and steeped in the legacy of Henry VIII's reign, this coastal bastion serves as a poignant reminder of eras long past. A stroll amidst the castle ruins presents an opportunity to immerse oneself in history while beholding the panoramic vista of the English Channel unfurling before the eyes.

Venturing along Sandgate's enchanting promenade, whether on foot or by bicycle, promises a feast for the senses. The coastline stretches for miles, offering breathtaking views that captivate the imagination and soothe the soul.

For the intrepid spirits seeking adventure upon the waves, Sandgate extends an array of water-based activities to partake in. Whether it's kayaking, paddleboarding, or windsurfing, enthusiasts of all skill levels find ample opportunities to engage in their chosen pursuits. Equipment rental options and lessons cater to novices and seasoned adventurers alike, ensuring an experience tailored to individual preferences and proficiencies.

To culminate the day's exploits, Sandgate beckons with its gastronomic delights. High-end restaurants, nestled amidst charming cafes and traditional pubs, offer a delectable array of culinary treasures. Indulge in sumptuous seafood dishes and classic English fare, with locally sourced fish and chips standing as a particularly enticing highlight.