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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Maidstone, Kent


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached house
  • Views to the North Downs
  • Excellent hacking out
  • Approx. 0.47 acres (*TBV)
  • Equine facilities
  • Outdoor Arena 37m x 18m
  • Good parking & access

Full description

PRICE RANGE £650,000 - £ 675,000 A detached 6/7 bedroom property including integral ground floor annexe set on a large plot of 0.47 acres (*TBV) with well organised equestrian complex and outbuildings. This well presented house is set off a lane in a semi- rural location overlooking glorious views to the front toward the North Downs. The whole offers great opportunities for a competitive equestrian family seeking a well located and well equipped set up, without the requirement of extensive acreage, or for those with an extended family requiring ancillary accommodation. The Equestrian yard and outbuildings are set to the rear accessed by a side entrance drive with spacious parking for a large horse box and several vehicles/trailers. The facilities comprise: 37m x 18m post and railed outdoor riding arena, 2 stable blocks set on a large concreted yard area including 8 loose boxes, isolation box, hay store, tack room, 24ft x 10ft storage shed, 3 phase electric and water laid on. For hacking out there is direct lane access onto the North Downs Way offering miles of unrivalled off riding as well as footpaths and cycle trails. The versatile, modernised accommodation, extending to around 2200 sq ft, is currently configured to include 6 first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom with on the ground floor an annexe bedroom incorporating a small sitting room plus en-suite bathroom, large kitchen open plan into a dining room and sitting area plus separate utility area. For commuting links the M20 motorway is accessed nearby at junction 6 as well as the A229 which connects to the A2/M2. For rail links to London the nearest mainline station is Maidstone East 1.7 miles away.

Location - Set off a lane with neighbour's either side and an assortment of properties all on one side of the lane, the property has uninterrupted views towards the North Downs from all the rooms on the north facing elevation. Between the lane and the downs is open farmland. Maidstone is the closet major town and has a vast array of facilities. Commuting is also very good with the M20 nearby at junction 6 as well the A229 Blue Bell Hill which takes you to the M2/A2.

Accommodation - Refer To The Floor Plan - The whole is approx 2200sq ft and currently offers 7 bedrooms but this does include the ground floor annexe bedroom which also incorporates a small sitting room. To the rear a large open plan KITCHEN with DINING ROOM and area for SITTING. A UTILTY ROOM back onto the kitchen and has a side door.
The FIRST floor landing is currently used for a GAMES ROOM by the owner. The new owners may consider changing the configuration of the first floor by utilising BEDROOM 6 as the FAMILY BATHROOM and using the current FAMILY BATHROOM as an en-suite shower room for BEDROOM 3.

Equine Facilities & Hacking Out - 3 phase electric and water from the house laid on
STABLE BLOCK 1 - on concrete 6 loose boxes three 10ft x 12ft and three 12ft x 10ft
STABLE BLOCK 2 - on concrete 2 loose boxes 12ft x 12ft
ISOLATION STABLE - timber loose box 10ft 10ft
HAY BARN - timber constructed 10ft x 12ft
TACK ROOM - two tack room 6ft x 12ft
STORAGE SHED - timber constructed currently used for round bales of hay storage - CHICKEN HOUSE
HACKING OUT - Access via Tyland Lane and other lanes onto the North Downs Way.
The North Downs way is a long distance footpath through Surrey to the Kent Coast at Dover. It is 156 miles long, including a loop via Canterbury at the eastern end. The path runs along the chalk ridge of the North Downs and despite going through one of the most built up parts of Britain, it still takes in plenty of quiet open and beautiful countryside. The path was opened in 1978, making 2005 the 27th year of it's existence. Almost all of the walk is within easy access of London and has good transport links.

Land & Grounds - The whole plot extends to approx 0.47 acres (*TBV). The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry with the acreage clearly marked where available. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.

Services & Outgoings - TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Maidstone Borough Council
SERVICES: Mains Gas, Water, Electric, Gas central heating

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Directions - From Maidstone proceed long the A249 Sittingbourne Road to the roundabout with The Chiltern Hundreds public house. Turn left into Penenden Heath and at the next roundabout go straight across into Sandling Lane. Prior to reaching the Running Horse pub turn right into Boarley Lane, go under the bridge where Tyland Lane will be on your left-hand side. Continue along the lane and approx. Halfway up the property will be on the left.

Viewing Arrangements - All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014

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20 May 2016


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