Beach Road, St. Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent, CT15 6DZ | Property for sale | Savills
400.23 sq m(4,308 sq ft)
Asking price £1,750,000

Beach RoadSt. Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent, CT15 6DZ

    Key features

    • Coming to the market for the first time in over 60 years
    • A coastal home with outstanding sea views from most rooms
    • Flexible accommodation with potential for some updating
    • Self-contained one bedroom ground floor flat
    • Five bedrooms, two bathrooms
    • Terraces and beautifully established gardens
    • Double garage, heated outdoor pool, former tennis court
    • Dover 4.8 miles, Sandwich 12.6 miles and Canterbury 18.4 miles
    • High speed train from Dover to London St Pancras from 1 hr 6 mins

    A modern and versatile property in an enviable coastal setting, with heated pool, lovely gardens and wonderful sea views.

    About this property

    • Situated within White Cliffs Country, The Old Guard House occupies an enviable position in a hidden cove at St Margaret's Bay, which has, over the years been home to notable writers and playwrights, including Ian Fleming and Noel Coward. The property sits amidst beautifully established gardens and commands outstanding sea views.

      The internal accommodation which offers the opportunity for some updating, is extremely adaptable and currently incorporates a self contained flat on the lower ground floor with sitting room, a fitted kitchen, bedroom and a bathroom.

      Over the ground and first floors, the principal accommodation comprises three very well proportioned reception rooms, a southerly facing conservatory, a kitchen/breakfast room with cupboards and various appliances, a utility room and WC. Completing the accommodation are five bedrooms, a dressing room and two bathrooms.

      The Old Guard House is approached through double wrought iron gates, with the drive leading to the garage and parking area. The gardens are delightful and feature gently sloping lawns, evergreen hedging and an array of shrubs and trees. The outdoor pool lies to the rear and is surrounded by paved terracing. Steps lead up and down to individual terraces from where the wonderful views can be enjoyed.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Coming to the market for the first time over 60 years, this well proportioned home with its enviable seascape views offers great potential for those looking for that special coastal home

    Julien HuntProperty agent

    Local information

    • St Margaret's at Cliffe lies about 2 miles inland from the coast and St Margaret's Bay with its pretty shingle beach, cafe and The Coastguard pub. Leisure facilities include fishing, sailing and other watersports and wonderful picturesque coastal walks and inland trails. Good local amenities in the area include a village shop, Ofsted Outstanding Primary school, historic church, public house, St. Margaret's Museum and The Pines Garden Tea Room. There are many historic buildings and gardens in the surrounding areas, including medieval Dover Castle with its secret tunnels and Walmer Castle, a Tudor fortress with award-winning gardens.
    • The medieval city of Canterbury (18.4 miles) with its cobbled streets and old buildings is home to the famous cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and to The Marlow Theatre and an extensive range of shops, supermarkets, galleries and restaurants.
    • Popular golf courses in the area include Walmer & Kingsdown, Royal Cinque Ports in Deal and the world renowned Royal St George's in Sandwich. There is a good choice of schools in the area both at primary and secondary level; St Margaret's at Cliff Primary School, Dover Grammar School for Girls and The King's School and St Edmunds in Canterbury. Universities include Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury College and University of Kent.
    • A high speed train service runs from Dover Priory to London St Pancras from approximately 1hr 6 minutes. A2/M2 connections to Gatwick and Heathrow and connections to the continent via ferry and channel tunnel.
    • *All distances and times are approximate

    Additional information

    • Services: Gas fired central heating, mains electric, water and drainage.
    • Flat - Tax band B
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    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H