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Western Esplanade, Herne Bay, CT6 8JA  |  £695,000

Key Points

  • Spectacular Seafront Penthouse With No Chain
  • Panoramic Coastal Vistas & Views Across The Town
  • Two Luxury En-Suites & Family Bathroom
  • Impressive Turret With 360 Degree Views
  • Designer German Kitchen & Utility Room
  • 2218 sq ft (206.1 sq m) Of Luxury Accommodation
  • Three Palatial Double Bedrooms
  • 29' x 29' (8.92m x 8.92m) Lounge/Kitchen/Diner
  • Two Allocated & Gated Parking Spaces
  • Private Lift Access & Huge Entrance Hall

Property Information

Without doubt, one of the finest Penthouse apartments you will find along the North Kent Coast, occupying the whole of the third floor at the prestigious Hampton Heights with lift access directly into its own private lobby.
Covering an impressive 2218 sq ft (206.1 sq m), this spectacular seafront residence provides some of the very best coastal views in the area. Whatever the weather, the view each day is as captivating as the last. Breathtaking sunsets, raging storms - you will see it all from here.

As you step into the huge entrance hall, the sheer size of the property immediately becomes apparent. Double doors open into a spectacular 29' x 29' (8.92m x 8.92m) open plan lounge/dining and kitchen breakfast room where there's no escaping the coastal vistas, akin to those on a cruiseliner.
The impressive turret seating area provides 360 degree views along the coast and right across the town with Reculver Towers in the distance in one direction and the Isle of Sheppey and Southend in the other.
The designer German kitchen is packed with integrated appliances with contrasting units, feature LED lighting and quartz worktops.

There are three double bedrooms, two palatial in size which offer excellent en-suite facilities. The 'Master Suite' is just like a hotel suite and features a unique 'snug' with apex window overlooking the sea. A luxurious family bathroom with integrated TV and utility room completes this unique apartment.
Other features include a sea facing balcony, surround sound system and secure allocated parking for two cars.
Please note, short term lets and pets are not permitted.

Western Esplanade is a prestigious seafront location in Herne Bay which is an extremely 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. An array coffee shops, independent eateries and good restaurants are found within the town centre. The mainline railway station (approximately 1 mile distant) offers fast and frequent links to London Victoria in approximately 85 minutes as well as London St Pancras in approximately 87mins. The property also offers excellent access to the A299 which gives access to the A2/ M2 motorway network. The working harbour town of Whitstable is only 5 miles distant which enjoys a variety of shopping, educational and leisure amenities including sailing, water sports 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


Private Lift Entrance Lobby 10' 1 x 5' 2 (3.08m x 1.58m )

Accessed from lift. Window. Hanging pegs. Engineered oak flooring. Oak entrance door to entrance hall.


Entrance Hall 23' 2 x 19' 1 At maximum points (7.07m x 5.82m )

'L' Shape entrance hall. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Power points. Cupboard housing gas fired 'Main' combination boiler. Meter cupboard also housing control panel for surround sound. Engineered oak flooring. Velux window. Oak doors to all rooms. Inset downlighters. Glazed oak double doors to living area.


Open Plan Lounge/Diner & Kitchen Breakfast Room 29' 3 x 29' (8.92m x 8.84m )


Kitchen/Breakfast Area

The kitchen is planned with a matching range of designer wall and base units arranged on two walls. Contemporary stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink unit. Granite work surfaces. Fitted 'NEFF' dishwasher and fridge freezer. 'NEFF' extractor with LED lighting. Fitted 'NEFF' double oven. 'NEFF' five ring gas hob. Feature Blue LED lighting. Under unit lighting. Inset downlighters. Window to side with views across the town and down the coast.


Lounge/Diner Area

Windows to front and side with direct views of the sea and views across the town. Three radiators. Three TV points. Four satellite points. Phone point. Power points. Built in surround sound. French doors to balcony. Engineered oak flooring. Inset downlighters. Open to:


Turret Seating Area 10' 9 x 10' 9 (3.28m x 3.28m )

Windows to all sides with panoramic 360 degree views of the sea and views across the town. Coved ceiling. Inset downlighters. Engineered oak flooring.


Utility Room 6' 2 x 4' 10 (1.88m x 1.48m )

Range of matching wall and base units. Stainless steel sink unit. Walls partially tiled. Granite work surfaces. Engineered oak flooring. Power points.


Master Suite 21' 8 x 17' 4 (6.61m x 5.29m )

Windows to front with direct sea views. 'Snug' area overlooking the sea with Apex window and mood lighting. Two radiators. Two TV points. Phone point. Built in surround sound. Inset downlighters. Door opening to en-suite.


En Suite To Master Bedroom 11' 4 x 10' 6 (3.46m x 3.21m )

Contemporary suite in white comprising separate fully tiled triple shower cubicle with two 'rainfall' shower units. 'His & Hers' wash hand basin set into vanity unit. Close coupled WC. Bidet. Heated towel rail. Walls partially tiled. Tiled flooring. Inset downlighters. Two Velux windows to rear.


Bedroom Two 24' 9 x 20' (7.55m x 6.1m )

Windows to side with views along the coast and across the town. Additional seating area with Apex windows and views of the sea. Two radiators. Power points. Phone point. TV point. Inset downlighters. Built in surround sound. Door opening to en-suite.


En Suite To Bedroom Two 10' 5 x 6' 8 (3.18m x 2.04m )

Contemporary suite in white comprising separate fully tiled double corner shower cubicle. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit. Close coupled WC. Heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Tiled flooring. Inset downlighters. Window to rear. Velux window to side.


Bedroom Three 12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m )

Window to rear with far reaching views. Power points. TV point.


Family Bathroom 8' 10 x 8' 8 (2.7m x 2.65m )

Contemporary designer bathroom suite in white comprising freestanding bath with mixer tap and shower unit . Close coupled WC. Feature wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirrored cupboard with lighting. 'Tile Vision' TV unit integrated within the tiling. Partially tiled walls and flooring.



With 180 degree views overlooking the sea with composite decked flooring and glass panelled balustrade.


Secure Off-Road Parking

Secure gated, allocated parking for two cars behind wrought iron electric gates.


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 entrance hall and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are of UPVC double glazed sealed units.



The property is to be sold Leasehold with a share of the Freehold and vacant possession.
Lease: 999 years from 25 December 2008
Service charge: £1,400 per annum.


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 2024/2025 is £2,684.94.



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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