Folkestone


Originally a small fishing village, Folkestone developed during the 17th century into a much bigger town able to protect the coast from wars and invasions from the Continent. At the beginning of the 1800's the town included a harbour and, with the railways in 1843, it's seaside resorts became a fashionable tourist destination shaping the town's prosperity.

Today some of the affluence of the town has gone, lost due to a change in tourism trends, but it still retains some of its original wealth. The town features many activites, such as indoor winter sports, walking by the sea or in its award winning Coastal Park, shopping, sightseeing. And it is a place destined to improve with time; over the last years lots of regeneration has been taking place like the new Creative Quarter, a part of the old town transformed into an artists area full of quirky cafes, galleries and boutiques.

Folkestone has always been a busy transit town for people travelling to France, with the Channel Tunnel the town has got very good connections to the continent. From 2009 high speed services reach Ashford International and Ebbsfleet and the journey time to London is around 52 minutes. Even by car, Folkestone is located at the end of the M20 and on the A20, Ashford, Maidstone, Canterbury, Dover and London are accessible.

Although Folkestone is good value for money at the moment, this is expected to change with the high speed connections and increased investment in the town. Folkestone comprises chiefly of classic Victorian properties, and of all sizes, from small terraces up to grand villas, some of which have been converted into very large and rather glamorous apartments. The major new development is just outside at Hawkinge, and consists of small developments of family homes.

Property for Sale in Folkestone

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£130,000

Folkestone
Kingsnorth Gardens, Folkestone, CT20
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Metho...
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£149,995

FOLKESTONE
Ground floor flat, 20 christ church road, Folkestone
Large One Bedroom Garden Flat No Onward Chain Refurbished
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£369,950

Folkestone
Brockman Road, Folkestone, CT20
SUMMARY CONNELLS ESTATE AGENTS bring to market this recently refurbished SIX BEDROOM SEMI- DETACHED house within walking distanc...
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£500,000

Folkestone
Coolinge Road, Folkestone, Kent
Never is there likely to be a home more so than this where, from the minute you lay eyes on it, you want to see more. Its stunni...
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£95,000

Folkestone
Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent
A retirement apartment to be proud of.! Within a few minutes walk you can be shopping with friends in town, having a coffee in a...
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£90,000

Folkestone
Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent
A retirement apartment to be proud of! Within a short walk you can be shopping with friends in town, having a coffee in a local ...
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£99,995

Folkestone
Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
DUAL ASPECT RETIRMENT HOME IN POPULAR AND CENTRAL LOCATION! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this light and bright reti...
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£160,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat 1, 20 castle hill avenue, Folkestone
Large One Bedroom Flat Private Garden No Onward Chain
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£96,000


Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QZ
Hunters are pleased to offer for sale this one bedroom retirement apartment situated in a sought after central location in the ...
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£275,000

FOLKESTONE
Primeva, brockman road, Folkestone
Four Bedroom Semi-Detached Good Size Rear Garden Close to Amenities
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£600,000

Folkestone
Wiltie Gardens, Folkestone, Kent
Presented with style and grandeur this impressive residence sits proudly, moments from Radnor Park, allowing for a lifestyle one...
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£275,000

Folkestone
Brockman Road, Folkestone
FOUR BEDROOMS, OFF STREET PARKING IN POPULAR LOCATION! MILES AND BARR would like to offer this four bedroom semi-detached home ...
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£155,000

FOLKESTONE
Garden flat, 36 radnor park crescent, Folkestone
Two Bedrooms Private Garden, Share of Freehold Refurbished, Chain Free
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£225,000

FOLKESTONE
35 radnor park crescent, Folkestone
Five Bedroom Terrace Home In Need Of TLC Great Location
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£89,500

Folkestone
Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone
MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer this light and bright retirement apartment to the market. Being set in Folkestone's pop...
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£95,000

FOLKESTONE
Flat b, 52 cheriton road, Folkestone
One bedroom Private garden Chain free
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£480,000

Folkestone
Cheriton Road, Folkestone
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY with 5.5-6% RETURN (Approx. Potential £28,000 per year) OR LARGE VERSATILE HOME WITH MANY USES! MILES A...
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£229,995

Folkestone
Augusta Gardens, Folkestone
PRIVATE GARDEN, OFF STREET PARKING AND PERIOD FEATURES ALL IN THE POPULAR WEST END! MILES AND BARR are very pleased to offer th...
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£130,000

FOLKESTONE
22 cliffestone court, Folkestone
Two Double Bedrooms Long Lease Garage
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£325,000

Folkestone
Manor Road, Folkestone, Kent
Never has there been a better opportunity for an investor looking for buy to let properties. Currently split into two properties...
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