4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Kent
- 60 acre (*TBV) Equine centre
- Prime location Nr. Sevenoaks
- Superior detached residence
- 2 bed Lodge
- 1 bed grooms apartment
- 50 stables in 3 yard areas
- 60 m x 20m floodlit arena
- Client facilities, parking /WC
- Day living, office, workshops
- Currently a thriving livery yard
S O L D - A significant EQUESTRIAN CENTRE / ESTATE extending to 60 acres (*TBV) offering immaculately presented facilities and including a very well appointed detached 3/4 bedroom master residence, separate 2 bedroom detached Lodge and 1 bedroom self contained grooms flat. Set in a prime rural location and offering excellent access to South East show grounds/London/M25 the whole presents an ideal base for a competitive rider/trainer or for those seeking a Livery Yard/Business opportunity by taking over the existing client base at the property. The very well organised complex comprises of 50 loose boxes, divided into several yard areas with ancillary tack rooms, wash down bays, grooms day living/office, clients facilities, tractor barn, floodlit 60m x 20m sand and rubber riding arena, plus scope to adapt the ATCOST BARNS into an indoor riding arena (subject to permissions). Extensive pasture is divided into paddocks to allow for winter/summer turnout. Off road hacking on beautiful adjacent woodland/ countryside.
The property nestles comfortably in a picturesque area of the North Downs in an area of outstanding natural beauty renowned for the many surrounding bridleways, walks and off road cycle trails connecting to the Pilgrims Way/ North Downs Way with magnificent views across the Weald. The village of Otford is a short distance away and Sevenoaks town centre is around 6 miles distance which is ideal for all shopping needs as well offering a range of excellent schools, fast rail links to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street (approx. 24 minutes) and easy access to road links to the national motorway network/Gatwick and Heathrow airports and Dartford River Crossing via junction 2 of the M25 or at Chevening junction 5 of the M25. Otford village offers Local shops and a post office providing adequate facilities for day to day requirements, together with a primary school, library, church, public houses, and doctors surgery as well as a rail station on the Victoria/Maidstone line.
PRINCIPLE DWELLING - refer to the floor plan
This most attractive detached property has been the subject of complete remodelling and refurbishment to a high standard by the present owners with superior fixtures and fittings in abundance throughout including: OAK DOORS with hand made hinges and handles, OAK flooring to most public rooms, new Irish OAK STYLE framed DOUBLE GLAZING, new HEATING SYSTEM.
Large bright RECEPTION HALL with built in cupboard. Lovely central sitting or dining area with feature glass ATRIUM over and double doors opening to the rear patio. Newly installed bespoke KITCHEN with an assortment of low and high level ELM units with granite worktops (soft close doors and drawers - suitable for painting if required), CENTRAL ISLAND including BREAKFAST BAR, built in fridge freezer/dishwasher/RANGEMASTER stove. A separate UTILTY ROOM includes space for washing machine etc. SITTING ROOM with large brick Inglenook Fireplace currently with multi - fuel wood burner, brick herringbone hearth and Oak beam over, double doors open out to a rear patio area and the extensive lawned gardens. DINING ROOM / FAMILY ROOM, (Presently used as dining room) HOME OFFICE / BEDROOM 4 with BT etc. FAMILY BATHROOM AND SHOWER ROOM luxury bathroom with Amtico floor and free standing bath, separate shower unit. BEDROOM 3 built in cupboard with Oak doors. FIRST FLOOR - 2 BEDROOMS both with dressing room corridors and EN-SUITE shower rooms with vanity units and WC.
THE LODGE & GROOMS FLAT - refer to the floor plan
DETACHED LODGE - 445 sq ft - very well placed within the grounds and offering 2 BEDROOMS open plan SITTING ROOM and BATHROOM with well stocked and pretty cottage gardens. Timber decked on two sides ideal for extended family, or for letting or Centre Managers accommodation.
SELF CONTAINED FLAT - 470sq ft - 1 bedroom flat fitted with all modern fixtures and fittings and integral within one end, of the brick stable block, ideal for Grooms / Staff accommodation.
EQUINE FACIITIES & OUTBUILDINGS - refer to the flo
BRICK STABLE BLOCK - substantial building (3159 sq ft) with brick and block stables (x10) hardwood doors and galvanised surrounds, WC, work area, open plan wash room and general work area, power and water all laid on. LEAN-TO at rear of store area currently used for hay and further storage.
MAIN BARN - Array of inter-connected ATCOST barns with block and brick stables currently including 31 stables. There is considered good possibilities that these buildings could be developed into an indoor riding arena (subject to planning consents)
TACK ROOM - securely located within the main barn.
HAY STORE/GENERAL STORE - further x9 stables.
GARAGING set within the large hay barn and store.
TIMBER STABLE BLOCK - 9 stables to the rear and segregated from the main block.
FRONT BARN / TRACTOR & HAY STORE - power and water, concrete framed with roller shutter door.
GARAGE/ MACHINE STORE -with roller shutter door
WORKSHOP - power / water .
The whole complex is covered by a state of the art CCTV security system.
There is a large rear / side garden surrounding the principle dwelling allowing for privacy and secluded from the commercial element of the centre.
The Lodge has splendid cottage gardens also to the rear and the current Manager has spent much time creating a very well stocked garden.
The self contained grooms flat has a private area to the rear of the brick stable block.
High grade stock fencing throughout, with Equine fencing to the majority of the main paddocks and walk ways. Water laid on to the paddocks with five bar gate access into each from a central walk way. Mains/transformer electric fencing used within the paddocks for ease of rotation. We understand there to be 60 acres (*TBV) at the property. This is the whole site. We are led to believe that there are one public right of way over the property on the pasture land and not near the main dwelling or equine facilities.
The acreage stated at the property is '*To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have 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 Title Plan for Land Registry.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Sevenoaks District Authority.
TAX BAND: F
SERVICES PRINCIPLE DWELLING: Oil central heating, private drainage system, electric cooking. EPC: C
THE LODGE: Separate septic tank, electric heating. EPC: C
GROOMS FLAT: Separate septic tank, electric heating. EPC: E
We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org, http://list.english-heritage.org.uk
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