Nicholas Ayre of buying agents Home Fusion is another enthusiast for the somewhat faded seaside town. He said: “If you’re looking for good value, Folkestone is definitely one to watch. The town was about to see some serious redevelopment when the credit crunch hit.
“These days bathrooms are a retreat. Before we spent the minimum time in them, now they are a spa destination,” says Nicholas Ayre, property search agent and founder of Home Fusion. He suggests heated floor tiles are a must to keep your toes warm when you step out of the shower.