3 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Alkham Valley, Kent

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character 2 bed Cottage
  • Detached 1 bed annexe
  • Total 3.55 acres (*TBV)
  • 3 loose boxes/tack room
  • Haybarn
  • Riding Arena (40m x 20m)
  • Detached Garage
  • South facing gardens
  • Excellent hacking off road hacking

Full description

Attractive, brick and flint period character 2 bedroom cottage originally a square oast (circa 1800s) situated in 3.55 acres (*TBV) at the foot of the Alkham Valley, in a beautiful sheltered spot with wonderful views with a 1 bedroom detached annexe. Equine facilities include a purpose built stable yard (4 loose boxes),detached wooden hay barn,(40m x 20m) professionally installed rubber and sand riding arena with floodlights and 3 adjoining paddocks.The main accommodation includes 2 bedrooms, fully fitted modern kitchen,3 reception rooms with feature fireplaces ,bathrooms,downstairs cloakroom. Detached self-contained annexe including 1 bedroom, kitchen, sitting room and shower room. Adjacent to the house is a single garage, mature south facing landscaped gardens, feature pond and sun terrace to rear of property. Immediate access from the bridleway to the rear of the property to unlimited off road riding and walking over the Alkham Valley. Good commuting links by rail to London St Pancras in 60 mins.

Situation - Nestling at the foot of the favoured Alkham Valley, near Folkestone sheltered by rolling countryside yet minutes from local facilities and good commuting routes. There is a primary school at River approximately 3 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. The property enjoys an enviable position with a southerly aspect and is approached via a short private drive designated as a Bridle Path,for glorious off road hacking and walking.

Accommodation (See Floor Plan For More Details) - The accommodation is arranged over two floors with magnificent views over the Alkham Valley and is well presented throughout. The cottage has many character features which include deep display window sills, under eaves bedrooms, cosmetic ceiling beams and pine latch doors throughout. ENTRANCE PORCH constructed of brick and flint under apex roof, with solid door to, LOBBY AREA ,KITCHEN double aspect windows with lovely views of gardens and Valley. Newly fitted with a range of fitted wall and base units, integral dishwasher and large fridge and space for range cooker. DINING ROOM window to front ,pine display shelves, open to feature staircase with under stairs area. SITTING ROOM split level, lovely bright room with wonderful views. With feature corner brick fireplace, wood burning stove, open plan to GARDEN ROOM with French windows onto terrace .DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM ,WC and washbasin,door to outside terrace.

First Floor - An attractive open staircase leads to a landing with ceiling spotlights, hatch to loft, large airing cupboard housing wall mounted Valiant Combi boiler. Pine latch doors to the bedrooms and bathroom. MASTER BEDROOM spacious double aspect room with lovely view and deep built in wardrobes. Further built in wardrobe, window seat with storage under and ceiling spot lights. BEDROOM 2 window to front, deep walk in storage cupboard. FAMILY BATHROOM window with views to the rear over gardens and valley. Well appointed ,white suite comprising of large Victorian freestanding roll top bath with mixer tap, low level WC, wash basin, separate double size shower cubicle and wooden flooring.

Annexe - Constructed of brick and flint under a tiled roof which is UPVC clad in part, with double glazed windows. The annexe is approached via shallow steps up from the main terrace overlooking the gardens, pond and valley. KITCHEN well fitted with a range of upper and lower cupboards, single stainless steel sink, space for utilities,& built in freezer. Wall mounted recently installed Valiant Combi Boiler. SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM ,Conservatory style with double glazed triple aspect windows, wall and ceiling blinds, exposed brickwork to three sides below window sill height. DOUBLE BEDROOM with window to side. Leading to; SHOWER ROOM glazed windows to side. White suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Separate fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with Heatrae shower.

Equine Facilities (See Floor Plans For Dimensions) - Discreetly situated and approached via the main garden is an enclosed purpose built stable block and attractive detached timber barn. The whole area is floodlit and alarmed. The L shaped STABLE BLOCK is constructed of concrete block and timber clad under an apex metal roof with canopy, concrete floors and fully lit internally with the benefit of external spot lights. The stable sizes are shown in more detail on the floor plan there are 4 Loose Boxes in total one is a corner box and currently Loose box 3 is currently used as a TACK /FEED ROOM containing usual fixtures and fittings for saddlery, fuse boxes for mains electricity and electric fence unit and a wall mounted streamline hot water heater over stainless steel sink unit .The yard is enclosed by post and rail fencing and fully concreted. Adjacent RIDING ARENA ,rubber and sand surface, floodlights a 40m x 20m has been professionally installed.

Outbuildings & Land - THE BARN is of timber construction built in traditional style, open to the front with an internal mezzanine floor for storage. Capacity for up to 500 plus bales hay/straw and farm vehicles. The barn faces the yard and is ideally placed for easy management. The paddocks are located to the right of the property in a sheltered position behind the stable block and riding arena and divided into 3 paddocks of varying sizes with water troughs installed. The land is mainly level with stock fencing and mature hedges forming the boundaries. There is also a permanent electric fence system installed and interconnecting gates. The whole including paddocks and stables sit in around 3.55 acres (*TBV) with the remainder of the land as gardens.

Gardens & Grounds - The gardens are to the rear of the property and there is a separate five bar gate leading from the bridleway just beyond the house with parking and access through on a grassed drive to the paddocks beyond. The garden is a particularly lovely feature of the property, nestling at the foot of the Valley and facing south. There are well maintained lawns, ornamental pond with feature bridge, an established rockery and attractive terrace. Specialist shrubs and trees include a selection of mature trees. Established hawthorn and elder hedges together with mature oaks form the outer boundary to the whole plot. The GARAGE sits to the side of the house with parking area outside and is of brick construction and pebble-dash rendering with up an over garage door in need of some refurbishment, with an attractive terrace and pergola to the front of the garage, down to a sun terrace outside the rear of the property.

Land - The acreage stated at the property in total is 3.55 acres (*TBV) including gardens and paddocks and 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: MAIN HOUSE : Mains drainage, LPG Gas central heating, mains water
SERVICES ANNEXE : Mains drainage, LPG Gas central heating, mains water.
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: E
BROCHURE PREPARED : October 16

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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01 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Kearsney (1.6 mi)
  • Dover Priory (3.1 mi)
  • Shepherdswell (3.4 mi)
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01892 323040 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Kearsney (1.6 mi)
  • Dover Priory (3.1 mi)
  • Shepherdswell (3.4 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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