If you live at Trove Court or the Arlington, you may escape but living near a bus stop or corner shop and even enjoying "peace and quiet" will lead to a hike in council tax for householders, under Government plans reported today.
The tax on "nice neighbourhoods" is being planned as part of the council tax revaluation, with proposals expected within weeks.
Secret manuals by the Valuation Office Agency, an arm of HM Revenue and Customs, used in the controversial 2005 council tax revaluation in Wales, reveal that many homes near shops and public transport, with pleasant views and in quiet locations were penalised, with higher council tax bills. There are now plans for the same system to be rolled out across England.
So where's "Nice" in Thanet. You tell me or possibly not, just in case "They" are reading this