3 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Maidstone, Kent


  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 36940_10000609

Key Features

  • Detached property
  • 2.5 acres (*TBV)
  • Detached former Coach House (may suit annexe Sub P
  • 3 beds/3 reception rooms
  • Stabling / Hay Barn/Field shelter

Description

A well presented detached character cottage (unlisted) situated along a lane in a charming hamlet with 2.5 acres (TBV) of pasture and stabling and with the further benefit of an adjacent detached former brick Coach House offering scope for conversion to ancillary accommodation or possibly holiday let (subject to planning). The property is ideal for those seeking a rural yet accessible location with a range of bridleways and countryside walks nearby and just a short driving distance of the picturesque village of Lenham offering a range of shops as well as rail station connecting to London. The property also has space to the side to extend the principle dwelling potentially making it a 4/5 bedroom property. A separate vehicle entrance leads off the lane to the equestrian facilities which include: a stable block & tack room, hay barn and further field shelter. There is also ample space within the acreage for the addition of a riding arena (subject to planning). For commuting the M20 can be conveniently reached providing swift access to London/Channel Tunnel and the rail stations of Lenham and Charing are each around 10 minutes drive and both connect to London Victoria as well as Ashford International for links to Paris and Brussels.

LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS

The property sits on a bank off the lane and behind a large well established hedge. This gives the property privacy and is not overlooked by other properties.
Lenham Heath is a charming rural hamlet on the periphery of the attractive market village of Lenham with it s picturesque square and range of restaurants, pubs and boutique shops as well as mainline railway station. The M20 can be conveniently reached and provides swift access to London, Canterbury, Ashford, Dover and of course the Channel Tunnel. For rail commuting both Lenham and Charing stations are around 10 minutes driving distance and provide Mainline services to London Victoria as well as Ashford which offers a high speed 35 minutes service into the capital as well as International services to Paris and Brussels. Both Lenham and Charing villages provide primary schools. A mixed secondary school is also found in Lenham, with grammar schools situated in Maidstone & Ashford. The nearest well known private school is located in Sutton Valence - with several others further afield. The property is not directly affected by the M20 or railway.

ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan

The property has a lower ground reception room access from the side of the garden / parking area and has been used as an additional SITTING ROOM. Stairs from there leads to BREAKFAST ROOM/SMALL DINING ROOM which also has doors out to the side patio area. The KITCHEN which is large has an assortment of base and eye level units/integral sink hob etc. A UTILITY room can also be access from the kitchen which also has built in unit and a sink. Within this room is a CLOAK ROOM / WC and wash hand basin. Two further reception room include a DININF ROO with open stairs to the first floor. Under stairs cupboard. SITING ROOM with a wood burner.

FIRST FLOOR

Two good sized DOUBLE BEDROOMS, a third SINGLE BEDROOM, large FAMILY BATHROOM and SHOWER.

THE COACH HOUSE

THE COACH HOUSE - A detached brick two level former coach house ideal for converting to ancillary accommodation (subject to the usual consents including planning permission). The ground level which is level off the lane with very good ceiling height and currently is used as a garage and workshop . The upper level, which can be accessed from the garden to the rear, has limited head height to the sides, but lovely timber roof struts and floor.

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

STABLE BLOCK- Timber loose boxes on concrete with water and power laid on. THREE 12ft x 10ft plus Tack room.
HAY BARN - 12 ft x 12ft. Timber loose box style with double doors.
FIELD SHELTER - 16ft x 12ft with gate to the front currently located in the top field.

LAND & GROUNDS

Well stocked gardens with an array of specimen plants. A small pond /rockery above the drive with steps to the rear of the Coach House. Area allocated for raised vegetable patch, greenhouse and further trees. Three paddocks to the rear; the first two gently sloping to the rear and a further level paddock at the top. The whole sits in approx 2.5 acres (*TBV)
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 other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly stated/marked. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any 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.

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

SERVICES & OUTGOINGS

TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Maidstone Borough Council
SERVICES: Oil central heating. Mains drains.
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: F

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk
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

DIRECTIONS

Travelling down the A20 towards Ashford go through past Lenham village on the A20 and after approx 1.5 miles turn right off the Ashford Road into Forstall Road. Continue for around 1.5 miles and bear right continuing on Lenham Forstall Road. At the next junction turn right into Lenham Heath Road. Continue for 250m and the property is on the right.

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Reference: 36940_10000609

Contact Agent

Equus Property
Tel: 01892 829014