Canterbury, East Kent
Guide Price £625,000
3 bedroom Detached House for sale: Canterbury, East Kent
Guide Price £625,000
- Three bedroom detached bungalow
- 3 acres (TBV*) gardens and pasture
- Potential to add Equestrian
- Situated near the popular Stelling Minnis location
- In need of some updating/modernisation
- Secluded & private location
- Driveway with ample parking areas
- Double Garage
- No forward chain
- Good access to Canterbury/Ashford
NEW PRICE -HOUSE WITH LAND - NO FORWARD CHAIN - A detached 3 bedroom bungalow situated in grounds of around 3 acres* in a highly sought after location on the rural fringes of Stelling Minnis just off Stone Street. Offering a superb countryside location but also within easy reach of the City of Canterbury and Ashford. The property was built in the 1950's and has great potential to develop further but does requires ,refurbishment/modernisation internally.The current accommodation includes: entrance hall, lounge/dining room with fireplace, kitchen, 3 bedrooms,family bathroom and separate cloakroom.Set back from the road and surrounded by it's own grounds, the property is approached from a private part shared driveway to the front leading to a parking area to the side and drive leading round to adjacent detached double garage with further parking area.The rural yet not isolated location in which the property is situated offers a chance to enjoy a country lifestyle with the benefit of fast commuting links and access to good local amenities.The land to the rear is flat pasture partly fenced with hedging and trees round the remaining borders and could be adapted for EQUESTRIAN use to add riding arena & stables (subject to any necessary planning permissions being granted).
* Please note the land has been professionally measured by a surveyor to be 3 acres.
The property is situated in the rural location just off popular Stone Street on the edge of Stelling Minnis. There is a post office/ stores, pub and primary school in nearby Stelling Minnis and further local facilities in nearby villages of Lyminge and Elham. For leisure activities there are a wealth of walks, bridle paths and cycle routes locally on the Minnis. For more comprehensive facilities the Cathedral City of Canterbury (approx.9 miles away), Folkestone (around 11 miles) Ashford (around 14 miles) all with excellent shopping centres, schools and recreational facilities. Ashford International station (around 13 miles) gives fast access to London St Pancras in 38 minutes via the Javelin High Speed train. The property is also well placed for road access onto the M20 and for links to the continent via Cross Channel Ferry from Dover, Euro tunnel Terminal at Cheriton, (around 11 miles) and Ashford International Station for Eurostar (around 13 miles).
ACCOMMODATION (See floor plan for full details)
Enclosed glazed porch with glazed entrance door into
ENTRANCE HALL doors leading off.
KITCHEN windows to one side with a range of wall and base cupboards with worktops and stainless steel sink,Rayburn for cooking and also provides oil fired central heating with door to back garden rear lobby area and OUTSIDE TOILET
LOUNGE/DINER dual aspect with brick built fireplace and hearth with wood burner
FAMILY BATHROOM window to side with paneled bath,and wash basin and separate toilet
TWO x DOUBLE BEDROOMS with fitted wardrobes and windows to the side in each.
SINGLE BEDROOM single aspect window to one side.
GARDENS & GARAGE
The property is set back from the road and approached via a private part shared drive, leading through a pair of five bar gates and enclosed with newly installed fencing to a large parking area for several vehicles horseboxes/trailers. The drive then sweeps round the front of the house leading to a concrete block DOUBLE GARAGE,up and over doors with further parking area to the front of the garage with power and electric laid on.
The large garden area of the bungalow wraps round the house and is mainly laid to lawn with some attractive mature trees and shrubs that helps provide a delightful secluded private location to enjoy.The main acreage which in total is 3 acres (TBV*) is directly behind the house and is flat pasture with partly newly fencing and is a blank canvas for someone to develop for EQUESTRIAN/SMALLHOLDING use or just to enjoy a large garden to landscape.
We understand the whole extends in total to 3 acres * including the house, gardens,and pasture. The acreage stated at the property has not been measured by Equus. * It has been professionally measured by J C White Geomatics in November 2017 on behalf of the vendor.
Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they still have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have further verification of the exact size of the entire plot they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of another accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Title Plan for Land Registry.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Shepway District Council
SERVICES: Mains water,electric,oil central heating via Rayburn, private drainage
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: E
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
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Equus Country & Equestrian Property
T: 01227 706009 - Celia Ransley
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Tel: 01892 829014