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Spa Esplanade, Herne Bay, CT6 8EP  |  Offers in Excess of £1,000,000

Key Points

  • Detached Beachfront Residence On A Double Plot
  • Three Bedrooms & Two Reception Rooms
  • Sea Facing Balcony & Sun Terrace
  • Two Story Outbuilding With Power
  • Incredible Further Development Potential (STPP)
  • Spectacular Coastal Views From Every Angle
  • 123' (37.72m) South Facing Tiered Rear Garden
  • Parking To The Front + Additional Drive For 3 Cars
  • Family Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity

Property Information

'The Shingles' presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a detached beachside home providing some of the finest coastal views you will find along the Kent Coast with a lifestyle that can only be envied.
The property occupies a double width plot with a large south facing rear garden and a number of areas to enjoy the spectacular seascape in what proves to be an ever changing seaside story.
The house itself is Edwardian and has been significantly improved during the owners 19 year tenure. You are first welcomed by a lovely breakfast room from where the main entrance hall leads nicely onto to a lounge. The lounge features a turret window which captures a panoramic view of the beachfront setting whilst a log burner sets the scene for those winter months storm watching out at sea. The Dining Room lies to the the rear of the house and is open to the high quality kitchen which features granite work surfaces. A cloakroom concludes the ground floor.
The spacious first floor landing is currently used as a study area and presents three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedroom One benefits from a turret window whilst Bedroom Three has access to the glass panelled balcony; the very best vantage point to watch the sun go down over the water.
Externally, the beautiful rear garden is tiered with various areas to enjoy the sunshine and sea views. A detached two story outbuilding is found here which could be adapted to a plethora of uses.
Off-road parking is provided at the front of the house with an additional driveway providing parking for 3 vehicles situated at the top of the plot on Western Esplanade.
This really is a special home in a very special location. Call the exclusive sole agents, Kent Estate Agencies to arrange your viewing appointment.

Spa Esplanade is a unique beachfront location in Herne Bay which is a popular coastal town benefitting from a range of local amenities including retail outlets and educational facilities. There are also a good range of leisure amenities including rowing, sailing and yacht clubs along with a swimming pool and cinema. The mainline railway station (approximately 1 mile distant) offers fast and frequent links to London (Victoria approximately 85mins) as well as the high speed Javelin service to London (St Pancras approximately 87mins). The property also offers excellent access to the A299 which gives access to the A2/ M2 motorway network. The picturesque town of Whitstable is only 5 miles distant which enjoys a variety of shopping, educational and leisure amenities including sailing, watersports and bird watching, as well as the seafood restaurants for which it has become renowned. The City of Canterbury is approximately eight miles distant with its Cathedral, theatre and cultural amenities, as well as benefiting from excellent public and state schools. The City also boasts the facilities of a major shopping centre enjoying a range of mainstream retail outlets as well as many individual shops.


Non Approved Property Details


Breakfast Room 10' 1 x 9' 1 (3.08m x 2.77m )

UPVC double glazed front entrance door. Windows to front and side overlooking beach views. Power points. Radiator. Karndean flooring.


Main Entrance Hall

Partially glazed double front entrance doors. Radiator. Window. Under stairs storage cupboard. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor.


Lounge 14' x 13' 4 Plus Turret (4.27m x 4.07m )

Feature stone fireplace housing log burning stove. Windows to front and side overlooking the beach. Two radiators. Power points.


Dining Room 14' 7 x 10' 5 (4.45m x 3.18m )

Windows to rear overlooking the beach and rear garden. Radiator. Power points. Karndean flooring. Open to:


Kitchen 11' 5 x 7' 11 (3.48m x 2.42m )

The kitchen is planned with a matching range of wall and base units arranged on two walls with inset 1 1/2 bowl sink unit. Granite work surfaces with drainer grooves and upstands. Gas cooker point. Integrated BOSCH dishwasher. Window to rear overlooking rear garden. Additional internal window providing a sea view via the lounge. Power points. Downlighters. Karndean flooring.


Rear Lobby

Double glazed door to rear garden.



Suite in white. Close coupled W.C. Frosted window to rear. Tiled flooring. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted gas fired combination boiler.


Landing & Study

A spacious landing which is currently used as a study area. Feature windows to side.


Bedroom One 14' 0 x 11' 5 Plus Turret (4.27m x 3.48m )

Turret window to front with views over the beach and right along the coastline. Additional window to side. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. Power points. Phone point.


Bedroom Two 11' 1 x 10' 5 (3.38m x 3.18m )

Window to side and rear overlooking the beach and rear garden. Feature period fireplace. Built-in double wardrobe cupboards. Two radiators. Power points.


Bedroom Three 9' 1 x 8' Shortening to 6' 2 (2.77m x 2.44m )

Window to front with views over the beach and right along the coastline. Radiator. Power points. Door to a glass panelled balcony with composite decking.


Bathroom 7' 11 x 7' 10 (2.42m x 2.39m )

Suite in white comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Double fully tiled shower cubicle. Low level W.C. Radiator. Frosted window to rear. Downlighters.




Outbuilding Ground Floor 14' 6 x 7' (4.42m x 2.14m )

Power and light. Window to front. Shower cubicle with wash hand basin.


Outbuilding First Floor 14' 6 x 7' 5 (4.42m x 2.27m )

Currently used as a garden room with two porthole windows with direct sea views. Laminate flooring. Power and light.


Rear Garden 123' 9 x 49' 1 (37.72m x 14.95m )

The south facing rear garden is tiered with various areas to enjoy the sunshine and incredible seascape. Mainly laid to lawn with a variety of established flower beds. Large entertaining deck with views out to sea. Access to the outbuilding. Side access. Outside tap. Pathway leading up to the Western Esplanade with a access to a private parking area for 3 cars.


Front Garden & Terrace 44' 3 x 52' 2 (13.48m x 15.90m )

'L' shape front garden/terrace with steps leading up from the beachside to a large paved sun terrace with direct beachfront views.


Total Plot Size 176' 2 x 52' 2 (53.69m x 15.90m )


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 cloakroom and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of UPVC double glazed windows.



The property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.


Council Tax

We are advised by the Valuation Office that the property is currently within Council Tax Band E. The amount payable under tax band E for the year 2021/2022 is £2,369.83.



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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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