Cornwall Gardens, Margate, CT9

6 bedroom house - detached for sale

Sold Subject To Contract

Properties like this are a rarity, distinguished by their unique blend of character, location, and quality finish. Nestled on Cornwall Gardens at the prestigious beginning of the Avenues, number 55 boasts a rich history, originally constructed in 1910. Recently revitalized both internally and externally, this home now stands as an impressive modern family residence, seamlessly marrying original charm with contemporary elegance. Its remarkable transformation has garnered attention from interior design publications and even earned recognition in The Times.

Features of each room: 


Hallway features solid oak parquet, original plate rails, original windows. 


Hallway leads to WC featuring wall hung WC, tiled walls and pink concrete basin. 


Hallway leads to Living room features solid oak parquet, wood paneling, original plate rails, solid wood burner, built in cabinetry. 


At the end of the hallway is a useful coats and shoes storage area with hand made built in storage. 


Kitchen diner features French limestone flooring (heated), bespoke handmade kitchen with quartz top, double Neff slide and hide ovens, Quooker boiling tap, BORA Pro 3 hob, hotplate and extractor system, built in larder cupboard for toaster, range of cupboards. Dining nook with built in banquette seating and large sliding oriel window overlooking the garden.


Kitchen diner features hot rolled steel glass doors, structural glazing to roofs, sliding oriel window to dining area, and a vaulted ceiling over part of the kitchen and the dining area as well as large built in bookcase daybed with storage underneath


Kitchen leads to rear reception room which is used as an office, but could be used as a formal dining room, den or playroom. This room also has the French limestone flooring with underfloor heating, vaulted ceiling, and glazed corner window looking at the garden. 


Kitchen leads to pantry, with French limestone floor and wall to wall handmade bespoke shelving. 


Pantry leads to utility through a sliding door, with bespoke handmade cabinetry housing the boiler (2019), underfloor heating system, sink, washing machine and tumble dryer, and glazed door access to the side of the property where the bins are stored. 


Hallway leads to the staircase to the glazed half landing, and up to the first floor landing. First floor landing has secret linen cupboard. 


All bedrooms are doubles or larger. 


Principal bedroom is large and features the original fireplace, painted floorboards, wall to wall original windows and built in alcove wardrobes. 


Second bedroom features built in desk and storage area, original fireplace and painted floorboards. 


Third bedroom features dual aspect windows overlooking the garden and side of the property, painted floorboards and original fireplace. 


Fourth bedroom used as a walk in wardrobe with range of bespoke built in wardrobes, shoe storage, drawers and dressing table. 


Family bathroom with underfloor heating, freestanding bath, bespoke marble topped vanity unit, shower, wall hung WC and range of bespoke built in cabinetry. 


Upstairs to the second floor with glazed roof light to the ceiling. 


Fifth bedroom with sea views, original fireplace, painted floorboards and ensuite bathroom with large shower, wall hung WC and basin, and two Velux windows onto the rear garden. 


Sixth bedroom in attic space with bespoke built in storage cupboards and rails, built in seat and porthole window. 


Exterior - front, the property is set back from the road with bespoke railings and larch fencing that wraps around part of the building. Two gate access into the house, main gate for the front door, and also a side gate to get to the rear garden.  The fencing covers the external bike store which is wide enough for canoes or kayaks. Dedicated parking space. Dark herringbone pavers take you from the gates to the doors, with lots of planting and greenery and sensor lighting. 


Exterior - rear, the rear reception areas have been clad in Siberian larch, and the internal limestone flooring continues to the generous patio. The lawn has been re-laid and borders both side and rear landscaped with a variety of trees, shrubs and planting.

Identification checks

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Room Sizes
Entrance Door to:

Entrance Hall Leading to:

Reception Room/Office 14' 7" x 13' 2" (4.44m x 4.02m)

Utility Room
Kitchen/Diner 25' 8" x 15' 9" (7.83m x 4.79m)

Lounge 17' 9" x 13' 9" (5.40m x 4.18m)

First Floor Leading to:

Bedroom 13' 9" x 11' 3" (4.19m x 3.44m)

Bedroom 13' 11" x 10' 10" (4.25m x 3.29m)

Bedroom 11' 1" x 10' 8" (3.37m x 3.26m)

Bedroom 14' 6" x 14' 6" (4.43m x 4.41m)

Bathroom Bath, WC,

Second Floor Leading to:

Bedroom 16' 4" x 6' 3" (4.97m x 1.91m)

Bedroom 13' 6" x 9' 0" (4.12m x 2.75m)

Shower Room Shower

Margate Area Guide

Margate – Shoreditch-on-sea Investment into Margate over the last five years has seen the town undergo a complete revival and it is continually on the up. Many have begun referring to it as Shoreditch on sea for its hip independent stores. Margate has a thriving culture with new cafés, restaurants and a good mix of independent and chain shops continuing to