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5 bedroom equestrian

Nr Ashford, Kent
2 Bathrooms
5 Bedrooms
3 Receptions
Band: E

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About this property

  • Detached Period Property of 1722 origins (Unlisted)
  • Extended & Refurbished internally
  • 4/5 bedrooms/3 receptions
  • 6.6 acres (*TBV) paddocks
  • Horseshoe shaped stable yard
  • 10 Loose Boxes inc 2 Foaling Boxes
  • Haybarn/Tackroom
  • Riding Arena (60m x 20m)
  • Secluded Rural Location
  • CHAIN FREE

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A rare opportunity to acquire a splendid (UNLISTED) detached farmhouse pf period origins circa 1722 with 5 bedrooms set in around 6.6 acres (*TBV).

This unique property with a range of equestrian facilities is situated on a private lane in a rural location near Ashford. Adjacent to the house there is an impressive horseshoe shaped STABLE YARD of 10 loose boxes, 2 foaling boxes. Also comprising a tack room, side storage area and hay barn to rear with small paddock and field shelter. A further large paddock wraps round the rear of the stables. The remainder of land, 2 paddocks and large, small, wooded area around (1/2 acre) are located adjacent to the bride path along with a riding arena (60m x 20m) in need of some refurbishment.

The property has been subject to a programme of renovations and updating from top to bottom and is presented in excellent order throughout whilst still maintaining many period features including traditional ledge brace doors and inglenook fireplaces. The accommodation is arranged on two floors, ideal for both family life and entertaining. A rear extension has feature vaulted beamed ceilings and exposed rafters creating a fantastic area flowing into a high specification bespoke kitchen, opening into a dining/family room with doors opening onto outside patio. Further downstair rooms consist of utility room wet room/cloakroom, sitting room, further reception room/bedroom five.

There are four bedrooms upstairs all excellent proportions. The Master Suite Bedroom has a walk in dressing room and en suite shower and there is a further family bathroom. Outside, the property is a small garden area laid to lawn with flagstone patio area and built in brick BBQ ideal for Al Fresco dining. To the rear is an insulated Log Cabin/Home Office and further outbuildings. CHAIN FREE.
SITUATION & LOCATION
The property is located down a private lane in the village of Sellindge which is situated in pretty, undulating countryside at the foot of the North Downs and picturesque nearby Hamlets of Smeeth & Monks Horton.The village provides a variety of amenities,including schools,local shopping,sports facilities.A comprehensive range of leisure,educational and shopping facilities can be found in Hythe,Ashford,Folkestone and City of Canterbury.Commuter access to London is good,via road on the M20 (Junctions 10 &11) and by rail network.There is a local station at Sandling and a short drive to Ashford International provides regular High Speed services to London St Pancras in around 37 minutes.Cross-Channel services are available from the Port of Dover, the Eurotunnel Terminal at Cheriton.Good hacking and a range of walks are easily accessible on bridle ways,footpaths and country lanes.

There is excellent hacking in the area accessed by bridleways with an adjacent bridleway by the house going across field one way to Sellindge or alternatively towards the North Downs Way.

LAND & GROUNDS
The land is divided and has one large paddock (subdivided) with post and rail fencing, to the rear of the stables with a smaller paddock opposite the house with a FIELD SHELTER.Further paddocks are on the right of the bridleway leading to the property The whole is around 6.6 acres(*TBV) including the gardens and paddocks.

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.A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, 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,by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.

Agents Note: There is public footpath within the fields adjacent to the house.There is also shared legal access to the property down a private lane along with 3 other houses which then leads to a bridleway access to the property.

MATERIAL INFORMATION
TENURE: Freehold
PROPERTY TYPE : Detached
PROPERTY CONSTRUCTION : Brick and Timber
NUMBER & TYPE OF ROOM/S : see attached floorplans.
PARKING : Parking area for around 6 cars & horse lorry/trailer by the house and stable.
FLOOD RISK - Zone 1
TITLE NUMBER/S : K87955/K199563
TAX BAND : E
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
EPC RATING : D 56/75 https://find-energy-certificate.service.gov.uk/energy-certificate/0054-2895-7982-9898-6001

SERVICES
HEATING : Oil ( new boiler installed 2023)
SEWAGE : Private Drainage - Klargister system installed
WATER SUPPLY : Mains
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY : Mains
CAMERA SECURITY: 2 x night vision enabled cameras covering the drive and house.
BROADBAND : see useful websites
MOBILE COVERAGE : see useful websites

HELPFUL WEBSITES
We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property if 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/www.checker.ofcom.org.uk/en-gb/mobile-coverage www.ofcom.org.uk/phones-telecoms-and-internet/advice-for-consumers/advice/broadband-speeds/broadband-basics

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01233 779001 E: celiaransley@equusproperty.co.uk
DISCLAIMER: All 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 to themselves or personal belongings or property. By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must 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

DIRECTIONS
From London M20 take Junction 11 B2086 towards Canterbury,turn left onto blind house lane and follow through into Sellindge. As you drive into the village there is a speed sign followed by a bus stop on your right with a seat and a green bin directly opposite there is a track between 2 chalet bungalows.Take the private lane and drive along the unmade road past houses on your right and continue on round the left had bend past further houses and land on the left which belongs to the house and the property will be found on the right hand side.
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Train stations

Train station Westenhanger  (0.8 miles)
Train station Sandling  (2.0 miles)
Train station Folkestone West  (5.7 miles)

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Thinking of Selling?

If you own a rural or village located property with 1 acre or more, detached, semi -detached, or terraced, with or without equestrian facilities, Equus will be pleased to conduct a market appraisal, free of charge and without obligation. At the time of our visit we can also offer practical advice on any improvements we think may be appropriate to the property in advance of placing it on the market.

Equus Terms and Conditions are Straightforward – No Sale – No Fee and you will find our commission fees very competitive. Your property will also receive more advertising and marketing than any other Estate Agent for which we make no charge.

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