Military Road, Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent, CT20
A fabulous opportunity to purchase two Martello Towers, with permitted development for a further five new homes
Martello Towers is situated just behind the sought after village of Sandgate which has a thriving village with traditional High Street, famous for its antique shops, local shops, wine bars, restaurants, hotels, as well as the beach itself. The nearby Encombe Park is a haven for natural wildlife and offers delightful walks. Henry VIII built the newly restored Sandgate Castle on the seafront together with the Martello Towers adding to the character and history of Sandgate.
Folketone Leas and the pretty Cinque Port town of Hythe, with its quaint High Street and Waitrose store nearby.
Recreational facilities include golf courses, swimming pools, sport centres and fishing and water sports along the coast.
Communications are also good with the M20 linking into the A2 and M25. The high speed Javelin trains operate from Folkestone Central and West into London St. Pancras. The Channel Tunnel at Cheriton along with the Port of Dover offer services to the continent.
• Folkestone Central railway station 1.8 miles
• M20 Junction 12, 2.1 miles
• Hythe 3 miles
• Folkestone just under a mile
• Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton 3.5 miles
• Port of Dover 12.5 miles
• Ashford Int'l 16.2 miles
• Canterbury 20 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Martello Towers are a pair of Napoleonic buildings which now have obtained Permitted Planning Permission to convert into residential accommodation.
The Enabling Development will also allow a further five new dwellings to be built on the land which equates to around 2.7 acres. The land is elevated and will enjoy coastal views out over the English Channel.
• 2 Separate Martello Towers
• Planning permission for five individual,
substantial and grand design houses of
approximately 3,500 sq feet.
Planning Ref. No: Y11/0137/S8
• In total there is approximately 14 acres
• One Tower has planning for residential use
and the other for a holiday let
Local Authority Shepway District Council.
Planning Application Number: Y11/0137/SH
Viewing Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01227 781600
From the centre of Folkestone follow signs for Sandgate and Hythe and continue along the A259, proceeding down into Sandgate. Continue along the High Street taking a right into Military Road. Proceed for approximately 200 yards and the site will be found on the left hand side, just opposite the public playing fields and park.
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