5 bedroom equestrian facility for saleIsle Of Sheppey, North East Kent
Offers in Region of £555,000
- Detached Property
- Set in approx 1.5 acres (*TBV)
- Requires refurbishment
- 5 beds/2 recs
- Semi-rural location
NO CHAIN - A detached 4 bedroom house requiring an overall general refurbishment set in spacious gardens and pasture of 1.5 acres (TBV*) with double garage and a barn offering a wealth of opportunities to remodel or redevelop the whole (subject to permissions). In the same family ownership for over 40 years the property presents a 'blank canvas' to transform into a welcoming family home and occupies a semi-rural position in this popular coastal location with leisure beaches nearby. The current accommodation includes: GROUND FLOOR: Sitting Room, Kitchen and Dining/Breakfast area, Study, WC, Bedroom with En-suite, Conservatory. SECOND FLOOR: 5 bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Airing cupboard. The property is approached from a side entrance drive with parking for several vehicles/ horsebox and leading to a concrete double garage. Mature hedges and trees surround the plot which is laid as a large formal garden with adjoining L shaped paddock set to the rear. The existing outbuildings comprise of: 40' x 10' corrugated barn and 2 sheds which are all in need of either refurbishment or replacement and there is also space to add stabling if required.
Situation - Eastchurch is a large village and civil parish on The Isle of Sheppey, 2 miles east of Minster with it's popular beach and a good range of shops and amenities . Eastchurch was itself once the home of the early pioneers of aviation. Lord Brabazon of Tara, holder of Pilot's Licence No.1, and the late Sir Winston Churchill were both taught to fly at the old Eastchurch aerodrome.. Nowadays the area is better known as a popular holiday destination for families with it's 'Blue Flag' beaches and a range of other leisure facilities around the Island as well as Elmlea Nature Reserve . For commuting the M2/A2 and M20 motorways are within easy distance and fast rail connections are available to London via Sittingbourne and Newington Stations.
The Isle of Sheppey is a relatively small island lying just off the North Kent Coast, separated from the mainland by the Swale Estuary. Two bridges including a railway connect the island allowing easy access for visitors and locals alike. Despite its small size (measuring nine miles by four miles), there is a wealth of places to explore and a fascinating variety of landscapes. To the north-east of the island is the busy town and port of Sheerness, to the west is the historic town of Queenborough and to the east of the island lies the popular holiday destination of Leysdown
Accommodation -Refer To The Floor Plan - The property has been in the same ownership for some years. It has been extended at ground level as well first floor level. Subject to planning permissions and other relevant other local authority Permissions/Regulations, it is thought that the property could be further extended. It accepted that the interior needs to be updated /refurbished.
Equestrian Facilities & Outbuildings - GARAGE - Concrete precast type on concrete base, large double up and over door.
BARN - Approx. 40ft x 10ft (estimated at time of inspection) Timber with corrugated tin roof. May need or would suit replacement subject to usage. Further timber structure to the end.
TIMBER BUILDING - A further building to one side of the field.
Land & Grounds - The property has a large side gated entrance which services the garage and barn, asphalt surface and good space for several cars and or horse box/trailers. The whole site sits in approx. 1.5 acres (*TBV). The gardens are surrounded by mature hedging front and back. The grazing area is 'L' shaped , slopes slightly and the boundary secure although will need attention depending on livestock. 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 Land Registry Title Plan.
Services & Outgoings - TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Swale Borough Council
SERVICES: Main drains, Oil central heating, Rayburn to heat the hot water and central heating control, propane gas bottles for cooking
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: F
PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN: July 2016
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www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org
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Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
Directions - Head to the Isle Of Sheppey on the A249, over the bridge and take the signs for Minster. Then take the signs post for Eastchurch. Once into the village high street turn left on to Plough Road passing the Shurland Public House your right and continue for a short distance and take the next right turn (Warden Road) but turn immediately left again on to First Avenue. Go up the track/lane for 100m and the property is on the right.
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