Guide Price £1,125,000
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: East Kent
Guide Price £1,125,000
- 4 bedroom Farmhouse
- 3 Receptions/2 Bathrooms
- Immaculately presented
- Wealth of period features
- 21.5 acres (*TBV)pasture
- Equestrian Complex
- Riding Arena
- 6 Loose Boxes
- Hay barns/Tack Room
Set in 21.5 acres (*TBV) of mainly pasture with large equestrian complex & ancillary barns/outbuildings an attractive well-proportioned 4 bedroom farmhouse (unlisted). Set off a lane in a small rural hamlet offering a glorious countryside outlook over its own land toward the coast offering the sought after combination of period accommodation along with well presented and laid out equestrian unit. A separate double gated entrance yard from the lane leads onto Eco Grid track way, for year round heavy vehicle access, direct to the Equine facilities on the main yard which include: 40m x 20m post & railed (soft track) riding arena, Chart Chester stable block, concrete yard area with power, light, water connected, 4 L. boxes (each 14' x 12'), 2 corner L boxes (each 16' x 12'), Tack Room, Separate secure Tack Room/Office, versatile gated open fronted barn. Various sized post and rail paddocks (2 with Field Shelters) all with water laid on and split by grass walkways with access gate north of the property providing access to track ways and bridle paths for hacking out. The entrance yard, Single Storey Barn (approx.15' x 30') Storage Shed (17' x 11') and also provides spacious hard standing for horse box/machinery/trailer parking. An adjacent separate gated entrance drive, leads direct to the house with additional parking and further outbuildings by the house include: detached garage (concrete construction with, adjoining timber workshop) plus detached summerhouse and storage.
LOCATION & SITUATION
Situated in a delightful rural position off a quiet country lane on the edge of the hamlet of Guston with lovely views across surrounding farmland towards the coast in White Cliff Country. To the east lies the picturesque cliff-top village of St Margaret's with its sheltered beach surrounded by National Trust land. The harbour town of Dover has an impressive marina, various water sports facilities and regular ferry service to The Continent and train station. Locally the A2 provides easy access to the southern motorway network, with the vibrant Cathedral City of Canterbury just 20 minutes by car. The charming seaside town of Deal to the North is ever popular with its mix of traditional seaside vibe, coupled with independent shops and plenty of cafés and restaurants. Excellent range of both state and private upper and lower school in the vicinity including Dover Grammar schools for boys and Dover Girls Grammar, Dover College and North Bourne Park Prep School.
ACCOMMODATION (see floor plan for full details)
ENTRANCE HALL: light spacious hall with window to front door and a mixture of flagstone and stripped wooden flooring, feature exposed beams and under stairs cupboard complimented by an oak staircase with oak latched doors leading into all main reception rooms.
SITTING ROOM: double aspect with exposed ceiling timbers, brick built Inglenook fireplace with bressemer beam over, large wood burner and tiled hearth with further open fireplace.
DINING ROOM : brick built open fireplace, exposed ceiling beams, flagstone floors, French doors to rear garden and terrace.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Imperial white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, exposed ceiling timbers and flagstone floor with window to the front. STUDY: exposed ceiling timbers, window to the front
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: a delightfully bright room, set in a farmhouse style with views over gardens, stables and pasture with a plethora of character features exposed beams to ceilings, doorways, feature exposed brickwork to walls, and terracotta tiled flooring with a range of bespoke oak country style cupboards, and substantial oak worktops. Accessed from the hallway into a spacious area, with windows to side and stable door to garden. Feature brick fireplace and inset 3 oven, mains gas AGA, with a further range of cupboards, inset butler sink and drainer, feature leaded light window and archway leading to;
UTILITY ROOM: with a range of wall and base units with inset butler sink, solid wood worktops and drainer, integrated dishwasher, washing machine and window to rear with oak stable door leading to garden.
First floor leading to spacious landing area with oak balustrade staircase, window on stairs over rear with views over surrounding fields and garden with exposed brickwork and timbers with airing/linen cupboard. MASTER BEDROOM : window to the side, stripped wooden flooring. Open fireplace EN SUITE/DRESSING ROOM : Imperial suite comprising high level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, large shower cubicle with Heritage Shower,4 Built in wardrobes, window to front. BEDROOM 2: a spacious double room with duel aspect windows to the side and rear, recess for wardrobe. BEDROOM 3: exposed brick chimney, window to the side, large built in storage cupboard. BEDROOM 4 : double room with dual aspect windows to the side and front. FAMILY BATHROOM: Imperial suite with high level WC pedestal hand basin,rolled top bath with claw feet, window to front.
OUTSIDE & OUTBUILDINGS
The property is set off the lane with 2 entrance drives, the main drive leads to the house with gravelled drive area and ample parking, gardens surrounding the house are well maintained mainly laid to lawn, to the front post and rail fencing with some mature trees and shrubs and attractive terrace area for alfresco dining to the rear. Adjacent to the house are various useful outbuildings all with power & light connected inc: a GARAGE of concrete construction with a pitched roof & up and over metal door with adjoining TIMBER WORKSHOP with power & light connected. Standalone SUMMERHOUSE ideal for summer entertaining al fresco dining or a children's play den with adjoining further STORAGE Shed. Direct access via a gravel path leading from the house to the stables, paddocks and riding arena.
LAND & GROUNDS
The acreage stated at the property is 21.5 acres(*TBV) of paddocks and garden 'TBV - *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 with the acreage clearly marked 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: Dover District Council
SERVICES: Mains gas, electric and water and mains drainage.
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: C
BROCHURE PREPARED: April 2016
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
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01304 617222
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From London proceed on the M2/A2 towards Canterbury/Dover. At the last roundabout (Duke of York ) on the A2 take the A258 towards Deal and after mile turn left into The Lane towards Guston. Travel down for around 1 mile past the mill and a group of houses, as you come to a sharp left hand bend the property will be found on the right hand side with a five bar gate. From London M20/A20 head towards Dover go down to the ferry port and come up the hill at the roundabout take the third exit follow same directions as above direct to the property.
Tel: 01892 829014