4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Canterbury

Guide Price £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedroom character farmhouse
  • 3 acres (TBV*) paddocks/gardens
  • Stables
  • Various Outbuildings
  • Quiet Rural Location
  • Potential to remodel & update
  • Grade 11 listed
  • Many original features

Full description

A charming Grade I I Listed detached period Kentish farmhouse including 4 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms, situated in around 3 acres (TBV*) of level pasture and gardens with a useful range of outbuildings including stables, open pole barn, sheds, former piggery, garage and greenhouses. This delightful property retains many original features throughout but also offers scope to further enhance or remodel the interior (subject to any planning constraints) as well as adding to the current stabling and outbuildings with further equestrian facilities or to create a small holding. The property occupies a quiet rural location overlooking farmland and orchards and situated in the picturesque rural Hamlet of Westmarsh, but with good access to City of Canterbury and nearby villages and towns of Ash and Sandwich. The accommodation includes: kitchen/breakfast room with oil Rayburn, 3 reception rooms with fireplaces ,family bathroom, separate WC and four bedrooms on the first floor. Outside the property has gardens to the front, north and rear mainly laid to lawn, drive to the side and parking area for several vehicles with the various outbuildings and to the rear adjoining 3 fenced paddocks with space to add a riding arena (subject to p/p).Good access to major rail via (City of Canterbury fast train to London St Pancras in 60 minutes) /Sandwich (90 Minutes) and road links via A2/M2 links to M25/London and The Continent.

Situation & Location - The property is situated in the peaceful rural hamlet of Westmarsh, near Sandwich & the City of Canterbury. The nearby villages of Ash (2 miles), Preston (3 miles)Wingham (4 miles) and Sandwich (6 miles) offer a selection of shops as well as public houses, primary schools and churches. The City of Canterbury (10 .5 miles) offers a comprehensive range of shopping, recreation and education facilities including various Grammar/Comprehensive Schools and a range Independent Schools.The nearby ancient Cinque Port of Sandwich is well renowned for its golf courses and buildings of architectural interest. The A2/M2 (Bridge) junction, 9 miles) connects with the remaining southern motorway network and the High Speed Link from Canterbury West, Dover Priory,Sandwich now provides services to London St Pancras in around 60 minutes and Dover/Sandwich in 90 minutes approx.The nearby Channel Port of Dover offers regular cross Channel services to the Continent.For those with country/ equestrian interests, the locality boasts a range of walks. cycle routes and off road riding on a nearby 'Trot' ride with further equestrian options for Cross Country venues at Denne Hill and Chilham Park within 30 minutes drive away.

Accommodation (Please Refer To Floor Plan) - The main detached farmhouse is of mainly brick construction beneath a Kent peg tiled roof with an array of beams and features and is believed to date from the 18th Century a traditional Kentish property ,with an external attached timber framed STORE with corrugated roof linking to the larder in the main house.
GROUND FLOOR - The front entrance lobby leads into DINING ROOM window to front with working fireplace,LOUNGE with wood burning stove and (concealed inglenook fireplace) and window to front,SNUG window to front door leads to rear hall with KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with oil fired Rayburn,sink with cupboard below,larder cupboard,free standing dresser and plumbing for washing machine, and rear porch leading to the drive and gardens .Rear hall leads to separate WC and FAMILY BATHROOM with washbasin and bath and large internal cupboard.
FIRST FLOOR - approached by 2 staircases.There are are four bedrooms in total, 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS adjoining and a SINGLE BEDROOM with views to the front and a further DOUBLE BEDROOM to the rear with views over looking the garden and paddocks.

Outbuildings & Outside (See Floor Plan For Measure - A drive to the side of the property leads to a parking area for several vehicles and the property has a good range of useful outbuildings.These include a block of BRICK BUILT STABLES x 3 and HAY BARN/STORE with power and light and adjoining medium POLE BARN with split level floor and part opened store area.A separate TIMBER BUILDING with adjoining lean to tractor shed with power and light .A Dutch light greenhouse,2 alloy greenhouses,concrete GARAGE small separate wooden STABLE, block built former pigsties and chicken sheds.The whole sits in around 3 acres (TBV*) the garden stretches round the house and are mainly laid to lawn and a rockery .3 adjoining level paddocks of varying sizes part fenced ideal giving options for equestrian with space to add RIDING ARENA (subject to p/p). or small holding/orchards/vegetable gardens.

Land & Grounds - The acreage stated at the property is 3 acres '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 Title Plan for Land Registry.

Services & Outgoings - TENURE : Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Dover District Council
SERVICES: Mains electric,water,Private drainage & oil fired Rayburn
TAX BAND : F
EPC RATING: Exempt as Grade I I listed
PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN : July 2016

Helpful Websites - We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk
www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk
www.enviroment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk
www.homeoffice.gov.uk
www.ukradon.org

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Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01304 617222
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk


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12 July 2016

Nearest stations

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  • Sandwich (4.2 mi)
  • Birchington-on-Sea (5.2 mi)
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01892 323040 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Minster (2.8 mi)
  • Sandwich (4.2 mi)
  • Birchington-on-Sea (5.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Equus Country and Equestrian Property , South East

South East Head Office, Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1XP

01892 323040 Local call rate

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