6 bedroom country house for sale

Coxhill

Guide Price £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Six Bedroom country house
  • Large function room/bar
  • Two self-contained 2 bedroom cottages
  • Equestrian yard with menage
  • Grazing in four paddocks
  • Potential event/wedding venue

Full description

A most impressive Grade II listed, unique country property incorporating principle house, currently partially used as a luxury Bed and Breakfast business, plus two self-contained cottages (with letting income), a former coach house (with potential for conversion) and equestrian yard with associated menage and paddocks. The house provides well-presented and versatile accommodation with a most attractive kitchen/breakfast room, three principle reception rooms plus a study. There is a large function room which is currently run as a comprehensive licenced bar including ladies and gents w/c facilities. The current owners have hosted weddings and hospitality events using the bar, a marquee on the main lawn and the B&B facilities which has significant business potential to develop. On the first floor are six bedrooms, three of which are currently utilised as B&B rooms. The letting rooms are all beautifully presented with a host of exposed timbers and part-vaulted ceilings and each with its own ensuite shower room. The master bedroom also enjoys an ensuite shower room and the stunning family bathroom can be configured to provide and ensuite facility to the adjoining bedroom when required. The property has two cellars, one is currently used as a functioning, temperature controlled, beer cellar to the bar, the other provides useful additional storage. To the rear of the house the formal gardens comprise a substantial paved seating area which rises to a large lawn enclosed by hedging and fencing. To the far end of the lawn are w/c facilities, used for marquee events, and block built garage for mowers and garden equipment, plus a further store. To the front vehicular access is gained onto a large in/out drive with ample turning and parking. From the drive a five bar gate gives access to the equestrian yard.The equestrian yard comprises a main block including five loose boxes, washing/grooming areas, hay store and rug store and a secure block-built tack room. There is an additional separate block of four loose boxes. From the yard a gate accesses the floodlit menage with post and rail perimeter fencing. The associated grazing is divided into four separate post and rail paddocks to the side and rear of the house with a separate vehicular access into the front paddock from the road. A public footpath runs from the road in a straight line to the rear boundary.In all the gardens and grounds extend to in excess of 2.9 acres (1.17 hectares).Oast Cottage Stables, currently let at £850.00 pcm on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement, a most impressive conversion of the former stable building providing stunning accommodation with a contemporary finish. On the ground floor the living accommodation is open plan with attractive kitchen and good size sitting/dining room opening to the courtyard garden. The family bathroom is most attractively fitted and includes separate shower. On the first floor is a lovely master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The property enjoys gas fired underfloor heating and extensive solid wood flooring. Externally is a private, enclosed courtyard garden with paved surface and brick retaining wall with integral lighting and further wall lighting. Courtyard measures approximately 42ft (12.79m) x 12ft (3.65m). A gate gives pedestrian access to the front.Oast Cottage Annexe, currently let at £685.00 pcm on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement, adjoins the main house to the south side and comprises a delightful cottage with Virginia Creeper clad front elevation and accommodation including a comfortable open plan sitting/dining room, kitchen and useful porch to the front. On the first floor are two bedrooms and the bathroom. The cottage has a private lawned garden to the front, including former well, and has a gate giving direct pedestrian access to the road.Former Coach House, situated between Oast Cottage Stables and the main house the coach house provides further development potential for conversion, subject to all necessary consents being obtained. There are two sets of double doors giving vehicular access to the front drive, a mezzanine level currently providing additional storage space, a w/c and a sink. A pedestrian door gives access to the rear terrace.

Location  
The property is located just outside the village of Shepherdswell which is popular village with a primary school, post office, pub, mini supermarket and mainline railway station. The surrounding east Kent countryside provides lovely walking and cycling whilst the A2 is within easy reach giving access to the ferry terminals at Dover, the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone and the M2 motorway. The Cathedral City of Canterbury is easily accessible and provides a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, a wide selection of restaurants, pubs and bistros, leisure and sports facilities. The City also hosts an impressive range of schools, colleges and universities. Canterbury west station provides high speed rail services to London St. Pancras with a journey time of approx. 55 mins.

Oast Cottage 

Hall 

Sitting Room 
15' 9'' x 14' 7'' (4.80m x 4.44m)

Dining Room 
15' 9'' max x 15' 6'' max (4.80m max x 4.72m max)

Kitchen 
17' 0'' x 15' 7'' (5.18m x 4.75m)

Family Room 
16' 0'' x 13' 0'' (4.87m x 3.96m)

Study 
13' 0'' x 8' 10'' (3.96m x 2.69m)

Bar 
33' 0'' x 18' 2'' (10.05m x 5.53m)

First Floor 

Bedroom One 
16' 0'' x 14' 7'' (4.87m x 4.44m)

Bedroom One Ensuite 

Bedroom Two 
14' 1'' x 11' 0'' (4.29m x 3.35m)

Bedroom Two Ensuite 

Bedroom Three 
16' 5'' max x 14' 0'' max (5.00m max x 4.26m max)

Bedroom Three Ensuite 

Bedroom Four 
14' 2'' max x 12' 0'' max (4.31m max x 3.65m max)

Bedroom Five 
16' 0'' x 15' 10'' (4.87m x 4.82m)

Bedroom Six 
14' 0'' x 9' 2'' (4.26m x 2.79m)

Bedroom Six Ensuite  

Bathroom 

Oast Cottage Stables 

Courtyard  
42' 0'' x 12' 0'' (12.79m x 3.65m)

Stables Hall 

Sitting/Dining Room/Kitchen 
17' 10'' x 17' 2'' (5.43m x 5.23m)

Stables Bedroom Two 
12' 5'' x 11' 9'' (3.78m x 3.58m)

Stables Bathroom 

Stables First Floor 

Stables Master Bedroom 
22' 8'' x 10' 2'' (6.90m x 3.10m)

Stables Ensuite 

Oast Cottage Annexe 

Annexe Porch 

Annexe Dining Room 
10' 9'' x 9' 7'' (3.27m x 2.92m)

Annexe Sitting Room 
19' 4'' x 9' 1'' (5.89m x 2.77m)

Annexe Kitchen 
9' 1'' x 8' 4'' (2.77m x 2.54m)

Annexe First Floor 

Annexe Bedroom One 
16' 1'' x 9' 7'' (4.90m x 2.92m)

Annexe Bedroom Two 
12' 3'' x 9' 5'' (3.73m x 2.87m)

Annexe Bathroom 

Former Coach House 
25' 0'' max x 20' 0'' max (7.61m max x 6.09m max)

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Added on Rightmove:
10 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Shepherdswell (0.3 mi)
  • Snowdown (2.2 mi)
  • Aylesham (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Charles Bainbridge Estate Agents , Canterbury

1 The Bakery, 47 Broad street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2LS

01227 917000 Local call rate

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Charles Bainbridge Estate Agents , Canterbury

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01227 917000 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Shepherdswell (0.3 mi)
  • Snowdown (2.2 mi)
  • Aylesham (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Bainbridge Estate Agents , Canterbury

1 The Bakery, 47 Broad street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2LS

01227 917000 Local call rate

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