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3 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Sutton, Kent

Guide Price £555,250

Property Description

Key features

  • Character 3 Bed farmhouse
  • 2 acres (TBV*)
  • Stable Yard/Tack room/Hay Barn
  • 40m x 20m Riding Arena
  • Rural location
  • Views over farmland
  • Excellent Hacking
  • Easy commute to London

Full description

A charming character farmhouse circa 1700s (unlisted) recently refurbished,3 bedrooms,2 receptions, set in adjoining 2 acres (TBV*) of grounds and pasture with stable yard, hay barn, riding arena, single garage and ample parking areas. In a rural location on a peaceful lane in the village of Sutton between Sandwich, Canterbury and Dover. This delightful home has been refurbished inside and out with many original features retained and is very well presented. Set to the rear of the property is adjoining paddocks,40m x 20m riding arena and post and railed concrete yard with 4 stables, tack room, open front hay barn and horse box/trailer parking area to the rear of the stables. A driveway through electric five bar gates gives access to the equine facilities with further parking area adjacent to the house, with attractive lawn area, trees, shrubs and fruit trees. Excellent hacking on the many local bridleways and by-ways in the vicinity. With nearby Equestrian Centres, Cornilo's Riding School along the lane and short drive away to, Denne Hill Cross Country Course. For keen 'ramblers' the location offers a wealth of country walks to enjoy.

Situation - The farmhouse is situated on the edge of a small rural village of Sutton in unspoilt countryside between Sandwich, Canterbury and Dover. A wide range of cultural, leisure and shopping facilities are available in the towns of Dover (6 miles), Sandwich (6 miles)and Canterbury (15 miles), which also provide good educational facilities, both in the private and state sectors. The property is excellently placed for access to the continent via the Port of Dover, the Eurotunnel Terminal at Folkestone and Ashford International station. The High Speed Link from Dover Priory station to London St Pancras takes around 64 minutes. The A2 provides access to the M2 and motorway network.

Accommodation (Please Refer To Floor Plan) - GROUND FLOOR - Side entrance into porch lobby area, into KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM "farmhouse "style country kitchen, with exposed beams, large inglenook, feature brickwork and set within is a large "Esse" range aga powered by Calor gas/electric with 4 ovens ,warming rings and hob for cooking. A range of pine wall and base units, solid wood worktops, butler sink unit, integrated dishwasher and space for fridge with window overlooking garden to side and paddock. CELLAR ROOM fully refurbished and divided into two rooms useful office space/play area. DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM with WC, washbasin, plumbing for washing machine. SITTING ROOM two windows to front of property ,exposed beams, with a pair of feature exposed brick fireplaces to each end of the room. Main Ingelenook fireplace has wood burner installed with opposite fireplace having TV appliance installed with shelves on both sides of the chimney breast.

First Floor - Stairs leading to landing area with storage cupboard and loft hatch.
MASTER BEDROOM Single aspect views to front of property with hanging wardrobe.
BEDROOM TWO Double room, window with views over gardens to the side.
BEDROOM THREE Single room, window with view to the rear of the property
FAMILY BATHROOM white suite with low level WC, washbasin, bath with separate shower cubicle, heated towel rail, frosted window to the side.
Agents Note : currently being extended with downstairs shower room & additional 4th first floor bedroom.

Equestrian Facilities - A timber stable yard of 4 Stables with Tack Room and adjoining open front Ha ybarn and set in concrete post and rail yard area with power/ water connected with adjacent 40m x 20m post and railed outdoor sand Riding Arena and horse box/trailer hard standing parking to the rear of the stables. The land comprises of 2 acres (TBV*) of post and rail paddocks with part electric fencing and garden area set mainly to the rear of the property. Further outbuildings include a SINGLE GARAGE ,adjoining hay barn with parking to front. For riding out, there are local bridleways, country roads and farmland within the vicinity. Local show centres include Blue Barn, Ashford approx 40 minutes drive away and nearby Cross Country Course at Denne Hill Nr Canterbury.

Land & Grounds - The property is set within 2 acres (*TBV), mainly to to the rear of the property with 2 post and rail paddocks and enclosed play area, Lawn area to the sides and front of the property with vegetable garden, mature shrubs and trees to the borders including, plum tree, pear and walnut trees. 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 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 Electricity, LPG Central Heating, Private Drainage

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14 March 2016


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