Hastings, East Sussex
Offers in the Region of £680,000
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Hastings, East Sussex
Offers in the Region of £680,000
- Detached property with LAND
- 5 acres (*TBV) grounds & gardens
- Equestrian facilities
- Swimming pool
- Flexible living for a family
- 5 bedrooms/3 Recs rooms
- Close to amenities
- Private location
A spacious and versatile 5 bedroom detached country and equestrian home (options for ground floor annexe) situated in 6 acres (TBV*) of grounds and paddocks with heated swimming Pool. The property occupies a secluded but not isolated position approached via a country lane on the fringes of Hastings toward the Fairlight area. The current equestrian facilities include a timber stable block of 5 loose boxes plus associated outbuildings and 40m x 20m sand school ( in need of refurbishment & resurfacing), several paddocks plus field shelter. For hacking out there is direct access onto bridleways leading to Hastings Country Park with no roadwork required. The attractive accommodation mixes a neutral contemporary feel with traditional touches. Ground floor: Enclosed entrance porch, reception/dining hall, sitting room (fireplace with log burner), kitchen/breakfast area, utility room, study/store room, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. First Floor: Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and further bedroom. The substantial surrounding grounds include various lawn areas, Sun Terrace (hot tub by separate negotiation), heated outdoor swimming pool, pool house and detached double garage.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
Tucked away in a secluded but not isolated location via a country lane minutes from local facilities, the property is approached via a private drive, flanked to one side by a pastureland with mature trees and hedging providing privacy. The gardens surround the property with far reaching views over the weald.
State and private schools can be found at Guestling and Hastings within 5-10 minutes walk. Local independent schools include, Battle Abbey, Broomham and Claremont, all a short distance away.
Good commuting access by road via A259 and A21 with links to M25. Rail links via Hastings main line provides services to London Charing Cross in approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. Ashford International Station (30 miles) and the Channel Ports (40 miles) offer extensive routes to the continent.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan enclosed
The accommodation is over two floors with a split level from the kitchen to the dining hall. The layout offers flexible family living for all ages. The whole is over 1750 sqft currently with 3 bedrooms on the ground floor and 2 bedrooms on the first floor. A family bathroom on the ground floor and one en suite to a bedroom on the first floor. Further usable rooms are the store/office inner room which could be used as a child nursery; whilst the inner hall could be used as further TV/sitting area.
Situated to the left of the property in a slightly elevated position accessed via a five bar gate: Some work required to repair/replace the roof.
STABLE BLOCK BY CHART STABLES. Constructed of timber under a pitched Onduline roof on a concrete base with overhang. Some work required to repair/replace the roof.
2 LOOSE BOXES measuring 12 x 12 & 18 x 12 half lined.
TACK ROOM (6 x 12 ) with internal light, spot/security lights to the front.
HAY STORE/LOOSE BOX (12 x 12 ). with internal light, spot/security lights to the front.
SAND SCHOOL 40m X 20m with post and rail fencing
FIELD SHELTER 4 X 9
DOUBLE GARAGE. Constructed of brickwork on a concrete base.
POOL/GAMES ROOM (14 x 12 ) - Constructed of brick under a terracotta colour tiled roof with whitewashed elevations to match the main house, double aspect with power and light.
LAND & GROUNDS
Approximately 5 acres (unmeasured) comprises 2 paddocks (with FIELD SHELTER) and fenced area of woodland. Connecting gates provide additional access between the paddocks and woodland with a gateway leading to a large field of approximately 4 acres (unmeasured).
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.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Hastings Borough Council
SERVICES: Mains electricity. Mains water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating
TAX BAND: G
EPC RATING: E 51/71
POOL HEATING: YES/electric
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
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
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.
From Rye proceed west along the A259 and continue through Guestling Green toward Ore. Shortly before Ore village turn left into Mill Lane, shortly afterwards continue straight over the cross roads, still on Mill Lane. After about 200 yards turn right into an unmarked road where the property will be found at the bottom on the left
Tel: 01892 829014