3 bedroom equestrian facility for saleAshford, Kent
- Handsome Detached Grade 11 listed Property
- Set in 4.1 acres (TBV*) grounds
- Equestrian Facilities
- 5 Stables/Tack Room/Haybarn
- Outdoor Riding Arena (40m x 20m)
- Vaulted Ceiling Kitchen
- 2 Receptions/3 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms
- Period Features Throughout
- Views to rear over farmland
- Hacking to rear on bridleway
A charming detached period farmhouse (Grade 11 listed ) set in 4.1 acres (*TBV) of grounds/ paddocks with Stable Yard, Riding arena and located in sought after rural position in Woodchurch near Ashford. The well presented accommodation over three floors, extends to over 1800 sq. ft. and includes : kitchen, lounge, dining room, 2 bathrooms ,3 bedrooms and many period features throughout with lovely open outlook over it's own surrounding gardens and adjoining paddocks.The whole is approached from a gravelled drive extending round the exterior of the property with plenty of parking for several vehicles and horse boxes.The stabling comprises 5 Loose Boxes of various sizes with yard area,Feed Room,and Pole Barn for hay storage.Outbuildings include a detached timber framed Double Garage and Workshop , currently used as a Tack Room.The land wraps round the property with large enclosed paddock to the rear including a Riding Arena (40m x 20m) with fibre and sand surface. For local amenities the village of Woodchurch is nearby and for road/rail commuting the M20 is easily accessible as well as and Ashford & Pluckley Rail stations.
Location & Area Awareness - The property is located conveniently to the north of the pretty popular village of Woodchurch between Ashford and Tenterden. Ashford offers a vast range of amenities as well as good connections to the M20 motorway giving swift access between the Channel Ports and M25 and and an International Station which has high speed service to London St Pancras in around 37 minutes as well as regular Eurostar trains to the continent and local Pluckley Station is an easy drive to the north. Tenterden High Street offers a range of individual shops, pubs and restaurants.There are primary schools at Woodchurch, High Halden, Bethersden and Tenterden with secondary education available at Tenterden and Ashford. The village of Woodchurch centres around a delightful village cricket green and has good facilities including a well-regarded primary school, doctors surgery, butcher, village store, Post Office and two pubs.
Accommodation - REFER TO THE FLOOR PLAN EITHER ON THE WEB SITES OR BROCHURE - Main points of interest - Attractive looking traditional double fronted Kentish Grade 11 listed farmhouse with tile hung elevations,period features,traditional ledge and brace doors throughout with cat slide roof to rear. Entrance porch leading into herringbone tiled small HALLWAY into the property, LOUNGE , bay window to front with double sided feature inglenook fireplace and DINING ROOM with adjoining inglenook fireplace. The KITCHEN to the rear has a high vaulted beamed ceiling with a range of country style white floor mounted units with wooden work surfaces and integral 5 burner hob unit with large drawers below. Space for fridge,freezer and under counter spaces for washing and dishwasher machines and floor to ceiling cupboard unit with built in double NEFF ovens and grill. REAR LOBBY leading to downstairs SHOWER ROOM.
FIRST FLOOR - landing leading to 2 BEDROOMS, EN- SUITE BATH / SHOWER ROOM-
SECOND FLOOR - Third BEDROOM and loft room with windows to each end and separate WC and washbasin.
Equestrian Facilities ( Refer To Floor Plan ) - The stables are set to the side of the property with paddock to the rear as well as further land wrapping round the other side of the house.The stables are set on a concrete base with a wooden stable block, enclosed coral, 3 horse and 2 pony Loose Boxes ,Feed Room,open fronted bay storage/wash down area and attached Pole Barn for hay storage.There is water and electric on the yard area and a rubber matting track has been laid to the rear gravel drive and then to paddock for easy access.The land in total at the property is around 4.1 acres (TBV*) and a large paddock has been split off behind the house with a mixed boundary of trees and post and rail fencing to the perimeter,within the paddock and to one side is a recently installed RIDING ARENA (40m x 20m) with fibre and sand surface, post and rail fenced to its perimeter.The paddock looks out over open fields to the rear with gate to bridleway with water and electric to the paddock.
RIDING & LOCAL SHOW CENTRE'S
There is direct hacking onto a bridleway leading from the rear of the property into woods as well as local roads.There are also toll rides in the area which can be located through TROT (toll rides.org.uk). The best of these is probably at Hempsted Forest between Biddenden and Benenden which is only a short drive with a horse box.There are plenty of nearby show centres including Blue Barn on the outskirts of Ashford adjoining the A28, MBD Equestrian at Shaddoxhurst and Bilsington Priory Equestrian around 16 minutes drive away which holds events and has great facilities for training of riders and horses.
Gardens & Garages - The property is entered via a pair of wooden gates leading to gravel drive with plenty of parking for several vehicles and horsebox/trailers with detached timber framed TWO BAY GARAGE with an attached WORKSHOP/TACK ROOM and adjacent stable block.The drive sweeps round the house to the rear paddock with lawned areas to the side and front with a wide variety of mature trees,shrubs and border plants to the perimeter.To the rear is an attractive flagstone patio area for outside dining and a large pond.A further pond is within the paddock to one side that has been securely fenced with post and rail fencing.In total the gardens and grounds extend to around 4.1 acres (TBV*).
Land - The acreage stated at the property is *TBV – (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. Where available a Title Plan from Land registry will have been acquired showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise an online measuring tool will have been used to ‘check’ the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements at their own cost by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
Services & Outgoings - TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Ashford Borough Council
SERVICES: Private Drainage Klargester,Mains Gas & electric
TAX BAND: G
EPC RATING: Exempt as Grade 11 listed
Agents Note : All Rubber path & mats in stables mentioned in the details are available by separate negotiation.Their is also some secondary double glazing to some rooms.
Helpful Websites - We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history 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
Viewing Arrangements - All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent - Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01227 706009
Prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.
Directions - From Ashford/ M20 (Junction 8): Leave Ashford and head on the A28 towards Tenterden, continue out of the town and pass the village of Great Chart. After a further 2 miles turn left towards Woodchurch and continue for 2 miles and at the Shirkoak crossroads turn right into Redbrook Street. Proceed for about 3/4 mile and the property will be found on the right hand side opposite the red post box with pull in drive.
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