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4 bed detached house for sale


Marine Drive, Kingsgate, Broadstairs, Kent CT10

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Property features

  • Recently extended detached family home on a private road
  • Open plan accommodation bathed in light from vast picture windows
  • Uninterrupted panoramic views over the sea, golf course and castle
  • Gorgeous kitchen/diner with bi-fold doors onto rear garden
  • Rear garden with cabin and potential direct access to the golf course
  • Car port and “in and out” driveway
  • EPC energy rating D (63)

Property description

Beautifully situated at the end of the exclusive Marine Drive private road on the seafront at Botany Bay and adjacent to the North Foreland Golf Club on the outskirts of Broadstairs, this superbly refurbished and extended detached property provides everything you need for a delightful permanent family home or the ultimate holiday retreat. It has recently been redesigned to provide light, bright and spacious open plan accommodation on the ground floor with vast picture windows throughout to make the most of the truly stunning and uninterrupted panoramic sea views and views across the golf course to Kingsgate Castle, that simply take your breath away. Approached via a virtually horseshoe shaped 'in and out' driveway incorporating a central lawn, you are immediately aware of the large windows and the attractive front door. Once into the hallway that is open to the fascinating living room you are faced with two sets of bi-folding doors to the easy-to-maintain large lawned and secure garden and wraparound decked terrace. The house has been designed with entertaining in mind and nowhere is this more apparent than in the gorgeous and extended L shaped kitchen/dining room. This is every cook's dream with its large central island, three built in ovens and microwave, induction hob, dishwasher, two integrated fridges and a freezer and a vast array of fitted units. There are also two sets of bi folding doors to the garden and terrace so when these doors and those in the hall are open you can really sense that you are bringing the outdoors indoors. The ground floor also includes a 'snug' with an inset for a large flat screen TV, that could be an additional bedroom if required as well as a charming office where you can sit and enjoy the views over the garden. Upstairs there is a contemporary family bathroom and four double bedrooms all with even more amazing views than on the ground floor, including the master with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room. There is a very large cabin in the garden with its own decked terrace that is well insulated and has lighting, heating and electrics. It is currently divided into two areas and being used as a gym and games room.

What the Owner says:
"The house was originally built by one of our grandfathers in 1959 as a holiday home so this is the first time it has ever come on the market. Apart from wanting to be beside the sea he chose the position because he was an avid golfer and, at the time, he included a gate straight onto the golf course! He also liked the fact that being at the end of a small private road there is no passing traffic so it is extremely safe, quiet and peaceful and, with three young children, we find that aspect equally important.
Over the more recent years the house became somewhat neglected so when we decided to move from London about six years ago and live here permanently we took on the task of renovating the place from top to bottom and we are very proud of our achievements. However a new direction means we need to move so we hope that another family will be able to enjoy the fruits of our labours and the facilities that are available nearby. You can get to the Blue flag Botany Bay beach very easily, while if you are looking for a very quiet sunbathe or swim nearby Kingsgate Bay is ideal while surfing enthusiasts can go to Joss Bay. You can enjoy an evening out at the nearby Botany Bay hotel or stroll around the golf course to the Captain Digby for a family lunch party. There is a useful convenience store within walking distance and the town centre is only a five minute drive.
We will still live in Broadstairs as we love the area."

Room sizes:
  • Entrance Hall Area
  • Lounge Area 35'4 x 11'2 (10.78m x 3.41m)
  • Kitchen Area 23'0 x 9'9 (7.02m x 2.97m)
  • Dining Area 16'6 x 12'0 (5.03m x 3.66m)
  • Utility 6'0 x 4'0 (1.83m x 1.22m)
  • Cloakroom
  • Study Area 10'4 x 10'0 (3.15m x 3.05m)
  • Snug 10'4 x 7'7 (3.15m x 2.31m)
  • Bedroom 1 15'1 x 11'11 (4.60m x 3.63m)
  • En-Suite 6'8 x 6'5 (2.03m x 1.96m)
  • Bedroom 2 11'11 x 11'11 (3.63m x 3.63m)
  • Bedroom 3 11'11 x 11'11 (3.63m x 3.63m)
  • Bedroom 4 10'0 x 8'10 (3.05m x 2.69m)
  • Bathroom 11'4 x 6'8 (3.46m x 2.03m)
  • Plant Room
  • Front Garden
  • Driveway
  • Rear Garden
  • Cabin Room 1 17'3 x 14'3 (5.26m x 4.35m)
  • Cabin Room 2 14'3 x 9'8 (4.35m x 2.95m)

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £322,021 Sales 409 Current average value £329,619 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,560 ▲ 3.63%

Property value data/graphs for CT10

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £439,561 £324 3.5 £438,725
Semi-detached £289,409 £272 3.3 £285,845
Terraced £252,353 £272 3.0 £255,628
Flats £221,849 £327 1.9 £197,372

Current asking prices in CT10

Average: £385,587
Avg. current asking prices in CT10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £304,682
Flats £148,296
All £148,296

Current asking rents in CT10

Average: £1,012 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £529 pcm
£777 pcm
£1,649 pcm
£1,499 pcm
£1,700 pcm
Flats £494 pcm
£1,198 pcm
£724 pcm
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All £499 pcm
£1,084 pcm
£1,464 pcm
£1,500 pcm
£1,700 pcm

Fun facts for CT10

Highest value in CT10
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cliff Promenade £855,741
North Foreland Avenue £734,633
Fitzroy Avenue £674,432
Western Esplanade £663,655
Upton Grange £652,191
Highest turnover in CT10
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Reading Street Road 50.0%
Church Court Grove 49.0%
Lyndhurst Road 47.1%
Luton Court 46.2%
Grant Close 41.7%

What Zoopla users think of Broadstairs

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 85% (105 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Broadstairs (1.9 miles)
  • Margate (2.9 miles)
  • Dumpton Park (2.9 miles)
  • Manston Airport (5.0 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (34.4 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (36.9 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (4.3 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (18.7 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (19.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Palm Bay Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Callis Grange Nursery and Infant School (1.2 miles)
  • St Peter-in-Thanet CofE Junior School (1.2 miles)
  • Hilderstone College (1.8 miles)
  • Westgate College (2.1 miles)
  • East Kent College (2.3 miles)
  • St Anthony's School (1.3 miles)
  • Stone Bay School (1.4 miles)
  • Lighthouse School (1.8 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,944 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 95,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,419 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£244/yr)
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Gas £57 Electricity £61 Estimated energy cost £118/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £332 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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