4 bedroom cottage for sale

Hay Lane, Sandwich, Kent

Offers Over £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful and idyllic 16th century thatched cottage
  • Sitting in grounds covering 2.569 acres
  • Vast amount of outbuildings with opportunity to convert
  • 3 paddocks, an orchard and gardens
  • 1-bedroom annex and hot-tub room
  • Gated entrance and gravel driveway and car park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

If you are looking for a change of lifestyle and a change of pace, moving to this property could fulfil your dreams. Not only do you have the opportunity to live in an adorable thatched cottage originally dating from the 16th century and set in 2.569 acres of gardens and paddocks, but you also have a wide choice of activities to pursue. You could generate an income from holiday lets, keep your horses or other animals such as chickens, sheep and alpacas in the surrounding paddocks and stables and enjoy the ‘good life’ eating your own produce grown in the vegetable garden and orchard that leads down to a charming stream.

As if that was not enough there is also a vast workshop large enough to be converted to a sizeable separate two-storey house and a well-appointed gym. A tractor shed, hot-tub house, Wendy house and a log store, together with a self-contained detached annex, completes the varied and flexible facilities outside.

The main house was originally two cottages with an extension so has plenty of room and wonderful period features including leaded light windows. It has been beautifully maintained and much of the fitted furniture has been hand-built by the owner including a newly-installed country-style kitchen/breakfast room with doors out to the terrace and shelving created out of wood from 11 Downing Street in the library.

There is a separate dining room and a delightful sitting room with an inglenook fireplace, stained glass windows and beams and doors to the terrace as well as a relaxing beamed snug that could be used as another bedroom as it leads to a ground-floor bathroom.

You can access the family bathroom and master bedroom from one staircase. This impressive room includes a vaulted ceiling, beams and fascinating built-in cupboards created from church pews and leads through to another two double bedrooms, although these can also be approached via a second staircase, providing a level of separation and independence if required.

What the Owner says:


There is outline planning permission for the conversion to seven one- and two-bedroom holiday lets in what used to be the music rooms and the totally separate annex could also be used as a holiday let or a home for other family members. It consists of an L-shaped open-plan living room and kitchen as well as a bedroom and bathroom. As there is permission for commercial activities on the site, I have created a second driveway and plenty of parking spaces while the electronic front gate provides excellent security.
It has always been a pleasure to spend time in the large ‘man cave’ where you could undertake a variety of interests such as keeping and maintaining classic cars and other vehicles or create and renovate items including furniture and sculptures. It has all main services and a toilet as well as a wood-burning stove to keep you warm in winter while the gym, with its laminate flooring, oakframed door as well as heating, lighting, a cloakroom and a wall of storage units, would make an excellent office suite.
Ham is a delightful hamlet with the Blazing Donkey hotel and restaurant nearby and people love living here so much it is very rare that any property comes on the market. Although it is peaceful and quiet, we are not far from Deal or Sandwich with their individual shops, restaurants and main-line stations.

Room sizes:

  • GROUND FLOOR
  • Dining Room: 11'11 x 9'5 (3.63m x 2.87m)
  • Sitting Room: 11'11 x 11'7 (3.63m x 3.53m)
  • Utility
  • Bathroom
  • Study: 11'9 reducing to 7'11 x 11'0 (3.58m x 3.36m)
  • Lounge: 17'0 reducing to 10'5 x 16'3 (5.19m x 4.96m)
  • Kitchen: 16'8 x 8'11 (5.08m x 2.72m)
  • Cloakroom
  • FIRST FLOOR
  • Landing
  • Bedroom 2: 12'6 x 12'0 reduced to 9'7 (3.81m x 3.66m)
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom 1: 16'6 x 12'0 reducing to 13'11 (5.03m x 3.66m)
  • Second Landing
  • Bedroom 3: 11'11 x 11'7 (3.63m x 3.53m)
  • OUTSIDE
  • Hot tub room: 14'4 x 10'11 (4.37m x 3.33m)
  • Wrap around garden
  • Orchard
  • Driveway/Car park
  • 4 x paddocks
  • Room 5: 22'6 reducing to 7'8 x 14'8 (6.86m x 4.47m)
  • Cloakroom/Jack & Jill
  • Room 4: 35'1 x 14'4 (10.70m x 4.37m)
  • Jack & Jill Bathroom
  • Room 3: 12'4 x 8'8 (3.76m x 2.64m)
  • Room 2: 10'7 x 8'9 (3.23m x 2.67m)
  • Room 1: 23'4 x 8'10 (7.12m x 2.69m)
  • Store Room: 17'11 x 14'8 (5.46m x 4.47m)
  • Store Room: 16'5 x 8'6 (5.01m x 2.59m)
  • Workshop: 39'5 reducing to 18'4 x 26'3 (12.02m x 8.01m)
  • Room in Workshop: 8'2 x 8'1 (2.49m x 2.47m)
  • Cloakroom/WC
  • Gym: 23'7 x 21'2 (7.19m x 6.46m)
  • Stable: 11'10 x 11'5 (3.61m x 3.48m)
  • Stable 2: 11'10 x 11'6 (3.61m x 3.51m)
  • Tractor Shed: 31'5 reducing to 11'5 x 23'9 (9.58m x 7.24m)
  • Log Shed
  • ANNEXE
  • Annexe Bedroom: 15'8 x 7'7 (4.78m x 2.31m)
  • Annexe Kitchen Area: 11'5 x 7'10 (3.48m x 2.39m)
  • Annexe Living Area: 19'6 x 11'7 reducing to 12'4 (5.95m x 3.53m)
  • Inner Hall
  • En-suite Shower Room

 
The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose.


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Nearest stations

  • Sandwich (1.5 mi)
  • Deal (3.3 mi)
  • Walmer (3.8 mi)
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Ground Floor

Floorplan 2

First Floor

Floorplan 3

Annexe

Floorplan 4

Outbuilding 1

Floorplan 5

Outbuilding 2 - Ground Floor

Floorplan 6

Outbuilding 2 - First Floor

Floorplan 7

Outbuilding 3

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32 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG

01227 917057 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Sandwich (1.5 mi)
  • Deal (3.3 mi)
  • Walmer (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Canterbury

32 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG

01227 917057 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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