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4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Charlton Park, Bishopsbourne, Canterbury, Kent

Guide Price £875,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A lovely period 4 bedroom detached house with stables, and grounds of approx. 2.5 acres, set in a superb parkland setting in Charlton Park

Tudor Cottage is situated in the former grounds of Charlton Park in Bishopsbourne, which is a highly regarded and very pretty small village with delightful surrounding countryside, providing opportunities for walking, riding, cycling and football. Bishopsbourne has a charming village public house serving real Ales and also being the focal point for the village cricket club. The village also includes a beautiful 13th Century St. Mary’s church along with the Georgian Mansion of Charlton Park and the early 18th Century Mansion of Bourne Park.

A wider range of local shops, amenities and primary school can be found in the nearby village of Bridge, being just a mile away. The historic City of Canterbury offers an excellent shopping centre, good selection of schools, colleges and universities in both the state and private sectors. There are good recreational facilities including sports centres, swimming pools, golf courses, rugby club, Polo Farm and cricket at the Spitfire Grounds in Canterbury and water sports can be found along the coast.

Bridge 1 mile
Canterbury 4.5 miles
Dover 12.5 miles
Channel Tunnel Terminal 14 miles
(Distances are approximate)

Tudor Cottage is a most charming and delightful period home, dating, we believe, back to the 17th Century with later modern additions.

The property was formerly owned by Charlton Park and was bought by the current owner’s parents for the grandparents who worked on the estate many years ago. This is the first time that Tudor Cottage has ever been brought to the open market. Whilst now in need of some updating, it provides a delightful detached home set in a lovely parkland setting and grounds of approximately 2.5 acres.

The accommodation comprises of entrance hall which has the early signs of the exposed beams to walls, a modern double aspect sitting room and a charming and characterful separate dining room with inglenook fireplace and exposed beams to walls.

The good size kitchen/breakfast room, now in need of updating, has a range of matching base and wall units and laminate tile flooring. There is also a separate boot and wet room to the ground floor.

To the first floor there are more signs of the 17th Century with exposed beams. There are also four good size bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en suite shower room along with a family bathroom.

Entrance hall
Sitting room
Dining room
Kitchen/breakfast room
Boot & wet room
Master Bedroom with en suite shower
3 Further double bedrooms
Family bathroom
Stable block with tack room and hay barn
Double garage
Grounds of approximately 2.5 acres

The property is approached off the private road of Charlton Park onto a private drive which sweeps down to a paved area providing parking and giving access to the front entrance and garaging.

The formal gardens have a pretty flint wall, greenhouse, mature trees, shrubs and lawns.

There are fenced paddocks including a superb stable block which comprises of two large stables, foaling box, tack room and hay barn, all in the wonderful parkland setting of Charlton Park and private grounds extending to approximately 2.5 acres.

Leave Canterbury on the A2 towards Dover. Where the A2 joins the trunk road bear off left signposted for ‘Barham’. At the end of the slip road turn right at the T-junction taking you under the A2. Proceed straight over the staggered crossroads signposted ‘Bishopsbourne’. Proceed for 0.5 of a mile down into the village and turn left into The Street. Continue straight passing the Mermaid public house and ahead you will see two private lanes. Take the second lane heading towards Charlton Park and the entrance to Tudor Cottage will be found a little further on, on the left hand side with the sign on a five bar gate.

Services Mains electricity, water, drainage. Oil central heating. No gas.

Local Authority Canterbury City Council. Tax Band “G”

Fixtures & Fittings Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

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31 October 2016

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