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Sea Road, Westgate-On-Sea, CT8 8QG  |  Offers in Excess of £375,000

Key Points

  • Unique First Floor Beachfront Apartment
  • 40' (12.17m) Sea Facing Balcony
  • Allocated Parking
  • Forming Part Of A Beautiful Period Building
  • Within Walking Distance Of The Town & Station
  • Spectacular Sea Views Across West Bay
  • Two Spacious Double Bedrooms
  • Lift Access
  • Amazing Position To Enjoy Sunsets
  • Share Of Freehold - No Chain!

Property Information

This beachfront apartment offers a unique opportunity to own a stunning property with panoramic sea views overlooking the coveted West Bay. The fact that it is offered chain free and comes with a share of freehold and a 982 year lease makes it an attractive investment.
The apartment is located on the first floor of a beautiful Grade II Listed building known as 'The Observatory' and can be accessed by a lift for added convenience. The highlight of the property is the 40' (approx) full-width balcony that provides the perfect vantage point to enjoy the breathtaking sea views and sunsets which West Bay is renowned for. It's a rare find to have such a spacious private outdoor area directly on the seafront.
The apartment features high ceilings and large windows, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. The lounge/dining room is of good size, and there are two spacious double bedrooms. A modern kitchen and bathroom concludes the impressive apartment.
This property is versatile and is suitable as a holiday home, general downsize or buy-to-let investment. With allocated residents parking and the opportunity to enjoy stunning sea views and sunsets, it is a fantastic opportunity to own a unique apartment in simple breathtaking location. Call the sole agents, Kent Estate Agencies, to arrange a viewing and secure this great opportunity.

Once coined as 'Mayfair by the sea' when aristocratic Londoners visited during summer, Westgate is a highly regarded coastal town, predominately of period architecture with its Victorian canopied shops offering a range of independent boutiques, mainstream supermarket cafe's, restaurants and bars. Westgate is also home to a magnificent 18-hole golf club, the grade II listed Carlton Cinema and a selection of both primary and secondary schools.
The à la mode town of Margate with its vibrant ‘Old Town' is 1.7 miles away and offers a range of amenities, which are complemented by those found at Westwood Cross. The area provides a selection of well-regarded schools in both state and private sectors. Further leisure, cultural and educational facilities can be found in both the cathedral city of Canterbury and the harbour town of Ramsgate.
Westgate train station is close by and provides a frequent service for commuters straight through to London Victoria. Margate mainline station is 1.5 miles distant and provides direct links to London Victoria as well as the high speed Javelin service to London St. Pancras.
The A299 is approximately 4.5 miles away providing excellent road links to London via the M2 at Brenley Corner.


Non-Approved Property Details


Communal Entrance Hall

Audio entry phone system. Grand entrance hall with lift access to all floors. Original balustrade staircase leading to first and second floors.


Entrance Hall

Radiator. Phone point.


Lounge 19' 11 Narrowing to 15'10 x 14' 3 (6.08m x 4.35m )

Window to front overlooking sea views. TV point. Phone point. Power points.


Kitchen 11' 7 x 6' (3.54m x 1.83m )

The kitchen is planned with a matching range of wall and base units arranged on three walls. Inset 1 1/2 bowl sink unit. Work surfaces. Carousel corner cupboard. Inset gas hob with extractor hood above and built-in fan assisted electric oven below. Plumbing for washing and dishwasher. Wall mounted combination Worcester gas boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Window to side. Power points. Radiator. Wood flooring.


Bedroom One 14' 4 x 12' 6 (4.37m x 3.81m )

Window to front overlooking sea views. Radiator. Power points. Door opening to balcony.


Balcony 39' 11 x 7' 4 (12.17m x 2.24m )


Bedroom Two 12' 4 x 11' 6 (3.76m x 3.51m )

Windows to side overlooking sea views. Radiator. Power points. TV point and satellite. Additional porthole window to rear.


Bathroom 5' 10 x 5' 10 (1.78m x 1.78m )

Suite in white comprising bath with shower unit over bath and screen to side, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C. Chrome heated towel rail. Partially tiled walls. Window to side. LED downlighters. Tiled flooring. Extractor fan.


Main Services

The following mains services are connected to the property electricity, water, gas, drainage and a telephone line. All services will be subject to the appropriate companies transfer conditions.



Central heating is provided by a gas fired boiler situated in the kitchen and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of single glazed timber units.



The property is to be sold Leasehold with a 1/6 share of the Freehold and vacant possession.

Annual Service Charges:
The Service Charge is collected in two funds. The General Service Charge Fund and a separate Lift Service Charge Fund.
The General Fund is £1,400 per annum.
The Lift Service Charge Fund is circa £1,000 per annum


Council Tax

We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band B. The amount payable under tax band B for the year 2024/2025 is £1,790.42.



Please ring us to make an appointment. We are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturdays and by appointment only on Sundays.



Agent Notes

Kent Estate Agencies gives notice for themselves and for the sellers of the property, whose agents they are that any floor plans, plans or mapping and measurements are approximate quoted in metric with imperial equivalents. All are for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The measurements are provided in accordance with the R.I.C.S. Code of Measuring Practice 6th edition. <br />We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prospective purchasers or lessees should seek their own professional advice. Kent Estate Agencies retain the copyright in all advertising material used to market this property. <br />No person in the employment of Kent Estate Agencies has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. Purchase prices, rents or other prices quoted are correct at the date of publication and, unless otherwise stated, exclusive of VAT. <br />For a free valuation of your property contact the number on this brochure.

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