Three of the best Kent properties

PUBLISHED: 15:25 13 June 2011 | UPDATED: 19:32 20 February 2013

Three of the best Kent properties

Three of the best Kent properties

The pick of the bunch this month

Three of the best Kent properties


Sandgate 795,000


This luxury four-bedroom modern detached house in a private road with electrically operated entrance gates lies about halfway between Folkestone and Hythe.


Tyrolean in style, with ceramic tiles to some floors, the property boasts fully tiled bathrooms and shower rooms, attractive internal light oak-coloured doors, a splendid main reception room with both south and east-facing balconies, plus outstanding Channel views from all principal rooms


Theres a small open-plan front garden laid to lawn and an attractive low-maintenance rear garden with decked terrace and two separate patio areas also finished in decking.


Champion & Co


01303 260666



Loose 950,000


Salts Place is an imposing Grade II listed house thought to be one of the oldest buildings in Loose, near Maidstone. Split into two wings, the south wing boasts fine Jacobean panelling, a dining hall and drawing room with Adams-style fire surround, kitchen, conservatory and two spacious bedrooms. A timber conservatory is a more recent addition.


The north wing is beamed and its rooms have lower ceilings and immense character look out for the hobby room, cellar and a series of attic rooms that run the full width of the house and used to be the servants quarters.


To the front is a formal garden approached by two large oak gates while the rear garden is also laid to lawn with a Kentish ragstone wall that subdivides the attractively landscaped south garden.


An oast currently used for storage and with a mezzanine floor has scope for development as a studio or annexe.


C.R.Child & Partners


01303 267421



Horsmonden 2,100,000


The Gatehouse consists of two detached versatile and characterful properties approached via a private driveway and set within 10 acres of grounds.


The 16th-century Grade II listed period farmhouse with four bedrooms simply oozes chocolate box' charm, and theres a Grand Designs-style barn conversion (price on application).


Sporty types will enjoy the addition of a swimming pool and tennis court.


Firefly Properties.


01892 838712.


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