Tunbridge Wells, KENT
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Tunbridge Wells, KENT
- Attached Equestrian property
- 3.7 acres (*TBV)
- 4 bedrooms
- 20m x 40m outdoor arena
- Stables/barn etc
- Direct hacking out
- Excellent School Catchment
SOLD - Totally unique and very well located attached 4 bedroom equestrian family home with 3.7 acres (*TBV) of pasture/gardens and some woodland, including a self contained stable yard plus 20m x 40m RIDING ARENA (sand/rubber surface), tack room (former home office), tractor store, feed room & hay store (power/water connected to whole). The property occupies a truly unique semi-rural location situated on the fringes of a popular residential area in the picturesque village of Rusthall just a short walk from local shops/amenities & bus routes into nearby Tunbridge Wells - ideal for those wanting easy access to excellent schooling & rail commuting to London. The house itself is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac of properties with off road parking & separate garage & although attached on one aspect gives the feeling of being a detached property with landscaped gardens on three sides giving much privacy with elevated views over the paddocks etc. and with easy pedestrian access gained to the equestrian facilities from a pathway within the side garden area. For vehicle access to the stable yard & outbuildings etc. there is a separate shared driveway leading from a private track to the rear which also leads to extensive hacking on common land (close to Toll Rides). The very well presented light & airy accommodation includes: Ground Floor sitting room with dining area & sliding patio doors offering lovely rear views, study/play room/guest room, triple aspect fitted Kitchen/breakfast room with rear & side views. First Floor: Master bedroom with en-suite with views over paddocks etc to the rear), 3 further bedrooms (fitted wardrobes in most bedrooms),family bathroom. The well stocked surrounding gardens offer an elevated aspect over the land owned by the property with large patio for alfresco dining, separate orchard with pond plus decked sitting out area with gazebo and generally not overlooked by neighbours. NO CHAIN.
EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES & OUTBUILDINGS
There is direct access to the rear of the property onto a private unadopted lane which the property has rights of access over via Lower Green Road. This then leads out to the fantastic hacking on the commons and quiet lanes which is a further key attraction to this property.
REFER TO THE FLOOR PLAN FOR DIMENSIONS
STABLE BLOCK - Timber stables with pitched roof on concrete with water and power laid on via a mains cable from the house. 3 stables plus large tack room which has been partially converted to a home office.
HAY STORE - with 1 further stable and storage areas currently used for tractor store and feed room.
OUTDOOR RIDING ARENA - 20m x 40m - All weather post and railed arena in good condition.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
Tunbridge Wells is home to a number of well-regarded schools the closest being Rusthall St Paul's and Speldhurst Primary. Nearby secondary schools include Skinners Grammar School, Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar & Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar, (TWGGS). Aside from the Grammar schools, there are a number of other choices including the Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, St Gregory's Catholic School and the Skinners Academy, and a good range of private Schools.
The house is well situated for a range of shops and services close by with many of the well-known high street retailers in the Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre as well as the more individual independent shops and restaurateurs in both Tunbridge Wells High Street and Rusthall High Street as well as the historic Pantiles.
For leisure, Knights Park offers a multi-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley and health/fitness club for those looking for activities close by as well as a number of Parks and recreation grounds, the closest being Rusthall Common, and Southwood Road Recreation Ground, all offering a range of activities depending on your preferences.
Further facilities are available on the fringes of the town and in the surrounding countryside for a range of activities such as golf, cycling, horse riding, sailing and many others. Rusthall is situated on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells which offers its main line Station providing a regular service to London (to the North) and Hastings (to the South) by a frequent bus service. The A21 gives access to the coast (to the South) and the M25 (to the North). Gatwick Airport is also within easy reach being around 25 miles away.
LAND & GARDENS/GROUNDS
These are key to the the enjoyment of the property. The rear private gardens are elevated allowing views to the surrounding paddocks and includes an array of mature shrubs/bushes and flowerbeds. The rear gardens have a large patio area and an area of decking, both ideal for outdoor dining as well as a shed at the bottom. Steps to the side of the garden lead to a raised pond, orchard, sand school, stables and further gardens.
The whole site sits in approx. 3.7 acres (*TBV) of grounds. 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. Where available a Title Plan from Land registry will have been acquired 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. Current Title deed K583068.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
GROUND FLOOR - The L-Shaped SITTING ROOM & DINING ROOM - includes a fitted gas fire with decorative surround along with sliding patio doors allowing for natural light with views to the paddocks. This aspect of the property is not overlooked by neighbours. Triple aspect KITCHEN & BREAKFAST ROOM provides an abundance of fitted units to eye and floor level along with work surfaces and includes a Rangemaster oven. Views to the front garden and rear over the sand school and paddocks, plus door out to rear gardens etc. STUDY - may suit as a play room.
FIRST FLOOR Principle Bedroom 1 - Double aspect with views to the paddocks and sand school. Fitted storage including a single wardrobe and a fitted double wardrobe - EN-SUITE with power shower and wash basin.
BEDROOM 2 - double, windows running the length of the room with views and an array of fitted wardrobes.
BEDROOMS 3 & 4 both sit at the front of the property with fitted wardrobes.
FAMILY BATHROOM - with a WC wash basin, bath (with shower attachment) and wood effect flooring.
PARKING & GARAGE
There is unrestricted parking to the cul-de-sac where the current owner parks their lorry. it is also possible to park a vehicle to the rear near the stables. Further parking is in front of the garage to the side of the property in a separate area.
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
DISCLAIMER: All 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 to themselves or personal belongings or property. By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times by those who brought them. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tunbridge Wells
SERVICES: Mains water, gas, electric. Power to stable yard from main house.
TAX BAND: C
EPC RATING: D
Turn into Coach Road from A264. Go over the crossroads on the Common (Rusthall Village High Street on left) into Lower Green Road 2nd right into Shirley Gardens Follow road around to Shirley Grove. House is in the left hand cul de sac (odd numbers) at end on right hand side through a gate in a conifer hedge.
Tel: 01892 829014