Guide Price £1,095,000
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Sevenoaks, Kent
Guide Price £1,095,000
- Detached property
- Charming accommodation
- 3 acres of grounds (*TBV)
- 4 bedroom/3 receptions
- Very well presented
- Lapsed planning to add R.Arena
Well presented detached country & equestrian home set in grounds/paddocks of 3 acres (*TBV) with 4 bedrooms and 3 receptions (scope for annexe), located along a lane in a popular rural village yet benefiting from doorstep commuting access to London/M25/M20/M2 motorways. Of Victorian origins, the house has been completely renovated by the current owners & features an elegantly decorated interior seamlessly mixing contemporary with character offering a perfect home for modern family living as well as wonderful entertaining areas. Outside there is a detached double garage with spacious driveway allowing for horsebox parking. Set to the rear are charming cottage gardens enjoying rural views over the paddocks & equestrian facilities comprising 6 box stable yard, tack room, hay/feed barn (inc: further stabling), p. railed bark turn out area plus lapsed planning granted to add a 40m x 20m riding arena. The surrounding countryside offers access to a range of bridleways as well as numerous footpaths for dog walkers and keen ramblers also connecting to the North Downs/Pilgrims Way. For those with competitive equestrian interests Eaglesfield & Speedgate competition centres are a short horse box distance away.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
Set along a country road enjoying rural views to the rear with a front area of garden and side access to the garage and rear stabling / land etc. Ash village has a public house, church & the prestigious London Golf Club. Local shops can be found in New Ash Green which also has a coach service to London. Longfield also nearby has a number of shops & main line station (services to London Victoria). The bustling village of Borough Green (4 miles away) has a wider range of shops/restaurants as well as main line station (services to London Victoria). Ebbsfleet International rail station (with fast services to London St Pancras) is around 5 miles, Bluewater Shopping/retail complex is around 7.5 miles away & Sevenoaks town centre with main line station (services to London Bridge, Charing Cross & Cannon Street) is around 10 miles. Nearby primary schools are at New Ash Green, West Kingsdown, Wrotham & Borough Green. The area is also very well served for excellent state grammar and independent schools at Cobham, Rochester, Tonbridge & Sevenoaks
ACCOMODATION - refer to the floor plan
In outline and key points: Charming well presented accommodation which has been tastefully decorated by the current owners to exemplify the country cottage look. Larger than you think, the whole extends to 2178 sq ft and offers flexibility downstairs with potential usage of the garage as additional accommodation (annexe) subject to the usual consents. Further change could be to use the current Gym / Study as a 5th downstairs bedroom if required. The three reception rooms downstairs offer extensive entertaining areas depending on the season with the conservatory offering a view of the well stocked rear garden. At the heart of the house is the kitchen with dining area although again, the flexibility of the configuration of the downstairs means you could use the garden room as the dining room. On the first floor the four bedrooms are all doubles and the family bathroom has recently been remodeled and decorated to provide a 21st Century walk in shower and bath with twin sinks etc.
EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES & OUTBUILDINGS
Refer to the plans attached: Single line of 5 timber loose boxes, plus well fitted out Rug & Tack room on large concrete hard standing to the front of the stables, water and lighting connected, large Barn with lean-to at the rear and further x1 stable in the barn, store rooms. Level well kept post and railed paddocks, Large post and railed bark turn out area with metal gates set off the main yard and adjacent to the paddocks - ideal for winter turnout or starvation area in the spring months. Further space to add an Outdoor Arena (subject to planning consent).
LAND & GROUNDS
Pretty cottage style gardens lie to the front and rear of the property with attractive walled perimeter. To the side access may be gained to the rear garden, stables and a brick built DETACHED GARAGE with double timber gates and off road parking. To the rear of the property the gardens extend to a lawned area with a variety of shrubs, plants and fruit trees. The whole is enclosed by boundary fencing and some trellising with established climbers. A gate leads to the equestrian facilities beyond.
The whole is just under 3 acres i(*TBV) including garden and house and level grazing 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. 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, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
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
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Sevenoaks District Council
SERVICES: Mains electricity, Mains water, Mains drainage.
EPC RATING : E 45/74 full ratings and advisories/estimated costs are now online at the .gov web site:
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Exit at Junction 2 south bound on the M20 at the roundabout take the first exit toward West Kingsdown and Brands Hatch and proceed for about half a mile then take the turning to the right into Ash Lane towards Ash, New Ash Green and Longfield. Continue on this road for approximately 2 miles, the property will then be found on the left hand side a mile before the The Swan public house..
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