The famous fishing town of Whitstable is one of the most desirable places to live in the country and has some truly exception Whitstable property for sale. Located just 5 miles from the historic city of Canterbury and just over an hour from London. Whitstable property for sale is a popular search for people who work in the city as well as people looking for a more relaxed lifestyle. Properties in Whitstable for sale also benefit from stable house prices that buck market trends as well as proving secure investment opportunities. One common investment is buying a Whitstable property that generates income from the strong tourist trade associated with the town as a Whitstable holiday let.
Property for sale in Whitstable
There are a good range of property for sale in Whitstable in a variety of different areas. The Conservation area in the heart of the town centre in Harbour Street are typically Victorian terraced houses and fisherman’s cottages, which are popular properties for sale in Whitstable. A lot of these houses were originally built for families working in the local fishing and boat building industries centred around Whitstable harbour. Whitstable’s Island Wall has some truly exceptional properties for sale in Whitstable, most of which back on to the beach and provide stunning sea views. They also provide great vantage points from which to experience a famous Whitstable sunset. The town’s residential streets provide a diverse mixture of Whitstable property for sale ranging from contemporary apartments to family townhouses. Further inland you can find elevated homes for sale in Whitstable that feature distant sea views. The nearby locations of Tankerton and Seasalter provide some respite from the Whitstable tourist trade during the warmer months. Tankerton’s Marine Parade offers stunning properties with some of the very best panoramic sea views due to its higher location on top of the grassy slopes. Chestfield in slightly further inland and offers large tudor style homes for spacious living and benefits from having a golf course in situ.
Living in Whitstable
Living in Whitstable provides a relaxed pace of life with a stronger link to nature and is popular with retirees. On the doorstep to the beach and the Kent countryside, locals experience invigorating sea air and a healthy way of living. Particularly great for animal lovers and people who like to be active. The long stretch of beaches in Whitstable encourage long walks as well as provide interesting running and cycling routes. The most famous being the Crab and Winkle. Due to its small size, walking is the preferred method of getting around the town.
Things to do in Whitstable
Popular with visitors due to its oysters and its famous annual oyster festival, there is a wealth of things to do in Whitstable. Whitstable benefits from a strong tourist trade, most prevalent at weekends and during the warmer months. The town offers lots of activities, particularly water-based including sailing, kite-surfing, windsurfing and fishing to name but a few. There’s also lots of other things to do in Whitstable including local clubs and community groups to become part of and to help yourself really integrate into the local Whitstable community.