3 bedroom cottage for saleThornden Wood Road, Herne Bay
- 12 Acres (tbv) of Paddocks & Gardens
- 18th Century Farmhouse With A Wealth Of Period Features
- Various Outbuildings Including Equestrian Complex
- 10 Minute Drive To Canterbury
- Carp Lake
UNDER OFFER. 18th CENTURY FARMHOUSE SET IN 12 ACRES (tbv) OF MAINLY PASTURE WITH EQUESTRIAN COMPLEX, LAKE AND VARIOUS ANCILLARY OUTBUILDINGS ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY OF CANTERBURY.
This historic property is offered to the market with no forward chain and would suit a range of buyers with the potential on offer. The Grade II listed farmhouse itself boasts unique features and accommodation spread over three floors with two receptions on the ground floor with slate flooring and wood burners plus a kitchen and bathroom. On the first floor are two double bedrooms with a third on the second floor as well as a smaller room ideal for a children's playroom. The property is a real one off and oozes the character and charm of a previous era with original wooden beams, oak floorboards and casement windows. There is also plenty of space around to extend with the relevant planning consents.
The property boasts a range of outbuildings on site with 14 stables around a concrete yard with water, power & light. Portacabin and a static caravan are also included in the sale, ideal for someone looking to run a business away from the main home. There are also kennels and various other sheds and outbuildings including a garage/workshop. The property also provides ample hard standing for trailers, horse boxes or machinery.
Backing on to rolling countryside the land is mainly bordered by established hedgerows with the road running down one side offering three separate access points. The land is currently divided into 5 paddocks with timber fences erected in recent years. To the West of the plot is the carp lake with a range of wildlife.
The acreage stated at the property is 12 acres(*TBV) of paddocks and garden 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Miles & Barr and buyers with any doubts are advised to make their own arrangements to verify. For further details or to arrange an accompanied viewing, contact Miles & Barr.
Herne Bay is a popular coastal town benefitting from a range of local amenities including retail outlets and educational facilities. There are also a good range of leisure amenities including rowing, sailing and yacht clubs along with a swimming pool and cinema. The mainline railway station (approximately 1 mile distant) offers fast and frequent links to London (Victoria approximately 85mins) as well as the high speed service to London (St Pancras approximately 87mins). The town also offers excellent access to the A299 which gives access to the A2/ M2 motorway network. The picturesque town of Whitstable is only 5 miles distant which also enjoys a variety of shopping, educational and leisure amenities including sailing, water sports and bird watching, as well as the seafood restaurants for which it has become renowned. The City of Canterbury is approximately eight miles distant with its Cathedral, theatre and cultural amenities, as well as benefiting from excellent public and state schools. The City also boasts the facilities of a major shopping centre enjoying a range of mainstream retail outlets as well as many individual shops.
Ground Floor -
Entrance Lobby -
Lounge - 4.09m x 3.61m (13'5 x 11'10) -
Dining Area - 4.34m x 2.46m (14'3 x 8'1) -
Kitchen - 3.51m x 2.67m (11'6 x 8'9) -
Rear Lobby -
Second Reception Room - 4.17m x 3.96m;1.52m (13'8 x 13;5) -
First Floor -
Bedroom 1 - 4.45m x 4.19m (14'7 x 13'9) -
Bedroom 2 - 4.27m x 3.45m (14'0 x 11'4) -
Second Floor -
Bedroom 3 - 3.71m x 2.36m (12'2 x 7'9) -
Loft Room - 3.96m x 2.57m (13'0 x 8'5) -
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