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Alma Road, Herne Bay, CT6 6JJ  |  £485,000

Key Points

  • Beautiful Character Home Built In 1910
  • In Need Of Total Refurbishment
  • Partial Sea Views To The Rear
  • 55' 5 x 38' 1 (16.88m x 11.62m) Rear Garden
  • Endless Further Potential
  • Four Bedrooms & Two Reception Rooms
  • Just One Row Back From The Seafront
  • Enjoyed As A Family Home For 52 Years
  • Downstairs WC
  • No Forward Chain - Internal Viewing Is Essential!

Property Information

This beautiful period residence was built in 1910 and is presented to the market for the first time in 52 years.
Situated just one row back from the 'The Downs', breathtaking coastal walks are enjoyed for miles with incredible scenery and wildlife at the nearby Bishopstone Glen and Reculver National Park.
The house itself is in need of total refurbishment throughout, but offers the perfect blank canvas to create the dream family home by the sea. The plot is also wide enough to potentially extend (subject to necessary planning and building consents).
A spacious entrance hall leads to two reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room and a downstairs WC. The first floor presents four bedrooms, a shower room and a separate WC. A door opens from one of the rear bedrooms to a balcony from where partial sea views are enjoyed.
A 55' 5 (16.88m) rear garden is found to the rear, whilst a large block paved driveway provides ample off-road parking which leads to a garage with power and light.

Alma Road is situated on the desirable East Cliff and nestled between the village of Beltinge and Herne Bay. Endless cliff top walks are enjoyed just around the corner with popular cycle paths leading as far as Birchington and Whitstable. Herne Bay which is a popular coastal town benefiting from a range of local amenities including retail outlets and educational facilities is just 1 mile away. There are also a good range of leisure amenities including rowing, sailing and yacht clubs along with a swimming pool and cinema. The harbour town of Whitstable is only 6.6 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 Cathedral city of Canterbury is 9.2 miles away with its 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.Excellent transport links are nearby with Herne Bay mainline train station being 1.7 miles away providing direct links to London Victoria in approximately 85 minutes as well as St Pancras in approximately 87 minutes. Easy access to the A299 is 1 mile away providing road links to London via the M2.


Non Approved Property Details



Partially glazed painted wood front entrance door to enclosed porch. Tiled flooring.


Entrance Hall

Partially glazed painted wood front entrance door. Radiator. Window. Under stairs storage cupboard. Balustrade staircase leading to first floor.


Lounge 15' 1 x 11' 11 (4.6m x 3.64m )

Brick fireplace with open hearth. Power points. Wood flooring.


Dining Room 11' 11 x 9' 11 (3.64m x 3.03m )

Fireplace housing log burning stove. Bay window to rear overlooking rear garden. Radiator. Power points. Door to rear garden.



Suite in white comprising wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Frosted window to side.


Kitchen 16' 3 Widens to 11' 10 x 8' 5 (4.96m x 2.57m )

The kitchen is planned with a range of wall and base units arranged on two walls with inset stainless steel sink unit. Gas hob with built-in eye level fan assisted electric oven. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Floor standing gas boiler supplying hot water. Window to rear overlooking rear garden. Power points. Door providing access to rear garden. Larder cupboard.


Bedroom One 15' 6 x 9' 10 (4.73m x 3m )

Bay window to front. Built-in double wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. Power points.


Bedroom Two 11' 11 x 9' 11 (3.64m x 3.03m )

Window to rear overlooking rear garden. Built-in cupboards. Radiator. Power points. Feature fireplace.


Bedroom Three 11' 11 x 10' (3.64m x 3.05m )

Power points. Radiator. Door to balcony.


Bedroom Four 8' 3 At Maximum Points x 7' 11 (2.52m x 2.42m )

Window to front. Radiator. Power points.


Shower Room 5' 8 x 4' 10 (1.73m x 1.48m )

Suite in white comprising double shower cubicle with electric shower unit. Pedestal hand wash basin. Heated towel rail. Frosted window to side.


Garage 20' 7 x 10' 7 (6.28m x 3.23m )

Detached garage. Power points and light. Double timber doors to front


Rear Garden 55' 5 x 38' 1 (16.88m x 11.62m )

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds, bushes and shrubs. Paved patio area. Side access. Personal door to garage.


Driveway 21' 10 x 39' 12 (6.65m x 12.18m )

Large block paved driveway to front providing ample off-road parking.


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 kitchen and hot water radiators as indicated in these particulars.



The windows are generally of single glazed timber units.



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 F. The amount payable under tax band F for the year 2020/2021 is £2,672.18.



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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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