3 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Alkham,Kent

Under Offer £535,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 3 Bedroom House
  • Plot 1.5 acres (TBV*)
  • Ideal small holding/equine use
  • Outbuildings/Stables
  • Oak Framed Garage
  • Rural fringes of popular village
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Large Parking Area

Full description

CHAIN FREE - A charming character 3 bedroom property circa 1800s (unlisted) recently refurbished, set in adjoining 1.5 acres (TBV*) of grounds and pasture with useful outbuildings, in the beautiful Alkham Valley between Dover and Folkestone. The current accommodation has been updated and modernised and includes: entrance hall, sitting room with wood burner, dining room (open fireplace), kitchen,3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Elevated off the lane and surrounded by its own grounds, the property is approached from a shared private driveway to the side leading to a large gravelled parking area with outbuildings ideal for Smallholding or Equine use of block built construction, housing 2 stables and open bay store for machinery/hay storage and separate detached Oak Framed Garage. Adjacent to the drive is a secure gated large adjoining paddock, bordered at the perimeter by stock fencing and trees. An attractive garden wraps round the house mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs providing a degree of privacy The rural yet not isolated location in which the property is situated offers a chance to enjoy a country lifestyle with the benefit of access to good local amenities, and fast rail commuting links to London Via Folkestone Station - providing train services to St Pancras in 60 minutes and good road access via nearby M20 to London both within 15 minutes drive away.

Situation & Location - Nestling at the foot of the favoured Alkham Valley, near Folkestone and the port of Dover, sheltered by rolling countryside yet minutes from local facilities and good commuting routes. There is a primary school at River approximately 5 miles in distance. In addition there are a wide selection of state primary, upper and independent schools within the vicinity. The property provides good access to the M20 via A20 or A260. Dover and Folkestone are within 5 miles distance, Ashford is approximately 19 miles, Canterbury is approximately 14 miles. Dover Priory Rail station is approximately 5 miles distance. Folkestone Channel Tunnel Rail Link is approximately 7 miles distance (via A260) connecting with Ashford International Station and links to London and Europe.

Accommodation (See Floor Plan) - GROUND FLOOR - Front door into entrance porch.
SITTING ROOM -with aspect over the front garden, ornate fireplace with log burner, French doors leading to Conservatory.
DINING ROOM - single aspect with views to the front brick fireplace and hearth and archway through to KITCHEN range of fitted wall and base cupboards, built in hob and cooker ,space for washing machine and fridge, door leading to CONSERVATORY double doors leading to rear gardens and drive.

First Floor - Stairs leading to first floor with 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS with views to the front. BEDROOM THREE single aspect with views to the rear and over farmland. FAMILY BATHROOM modern white suite, low level WC, contemporary glass basin with mixer tap and bath with shower attachment and window to rear overlooking farmland.

Outbuildings & Outside - A shared private drive leads to the gated entrance with large gravelled parking area for a number of vehicles/horse boxes. OUTBUILDING block built with TWO STABLES and double open bay HAY/MACHINARY STORE or potential for additional stabling if required with power and light installed. Adjacent is an Oak framed GARAGE with enclosed car port and former garage used as storage area. Adjoining and to the side is an enclosed glass SUN ROOM with decked veranda and steps down to the garden and drive which has power and light installed. The property sits at the front of the plot with gardens round the house mainly laid to lawn and bordered with a mixture of mature trees and shrubs with paths leading to front entrance and rear. The grounds in total are around 1.5 acres (TBV*) with a large PADDOCK set to the side behind the garage with five bar gated entrance screened with trees and stock fencing to the perimeter with water laid on.

Land & Grounds - 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 Title Plan for Land Registry.

Services & Outgoings - TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Dover District Council
SERVICES: Mains drains, Heating LPG, mains electric
TAX BAND: D
EPC RATING: G
PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN: 2016
BROCHURE PREPARED: 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.environment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org

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Viewing Arrangements - All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01304 617222
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Kearsney (2.8 mi)
  • Folkestone Central (3.9 mi)
  • Dover Priory (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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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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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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Nearest stations

  • Kearsney (2.8 mi)
  • Folkestone Central (3.9 mi)
  • Dover Priory (3.9 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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