Seasalter, Whitstable, East Kent
Guide Price £550,000
3 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Seasalter, Whitstable, East Kent
Guide Price £550,000
- Detached Farmhouse
- 0.5 acres of land (TBV*)
- 2/3 bedrooms/2 receptions
- Well presented throughout
- Excellent commute to London
A very well presented detached farmhouse 2/3 bedrooms, a former dairy farmhouse of 1900 origins ,updated and renovated with many original features throughout ,providing spacious family space with the added benefit of 0.5 acres (*TBV) of grounds and well planned compact equestrian facilities .Occupying a semi rural sought after popular location for commute to London and within easy reach of the popular town of Whitstable with far reaching views to the front of the sea and farmland.The accommodation offered at the property comprises: Ground floor- Reception hall, home office/bedroom 3/lounge, extensive 30 ft, kitchen/dining room to the rear of the house, shower room, boot room. First Floor - Spacious landing, 2 further spacious double bedrooms.The whole is approached from a driveway and is well screened from the road by a mature hedge boundary with spacious parking for several vehicles plus a single garage.The drive continues to the stable block with 2 stables and tack room and a separate hay barn.The land has been cleverly divided to accommodate equine use, adjacent to the stable yard is a (16m x 16m approx.) sand & rubber fenced turnout area with mobile field shelter the turn out is then linked round the house to 2 small grass paddocks connected by five bar gates.A garden area has also been created to the front & rear mainly laid to grass with attractive hedging and mature shrubs for outside dining & leisure time.The property is ideally placed for commute to London via the Thanet way A299 to M2 and has excellent hacking and walking nearby.
Seasalter is located around 5 minutes drive from Whitstable. The nearby seaside town of Whitstable is situated on the picturesque North Kent coast, 7 miles north of the historical City of Canterbury and around 60 miles from central London.Famous for its working harbour and oysters collected in the area since Roman times & celebrated annually in July at the Whitstable Oyster Festival with a largely independent high street .Whitstable proves popular with both residents and tourists alike.For entertainment there are excellent water sport facilities, plenty of art galleries, and a wealth of independently run restaurants, boutiques and cafes to enjoy along the vibrant high street.
Road links via the A299 Thanet Way give easy access to the M2 for travel to London and beyond. Whitstable also has a main line train station providing fast and frequent links into London Victoria (1 hr 30 mins) and London St Pancras (1hr mins).There is also excellent hacking from the property on woodland trust land and nature reserve to the rear of the property and quiet country lanes.
ACCOMODATION - GROUND FLOOR (please refer to floor
RECEPTION HALL: opens into light hallway with original wooden flooring and carpeted stairs ascending to the first floor landing,large under stair's cupboard and access to all downstairs rooms.
LOUNGE : single aspect with large double glazed sash window to the front,wooden flooring, a feature of the room is an open brick fireplace and hearth open to the adjacent room with a double sided wood burning stove.
BEDROOM 3/STUDY : single aspect with large double glazed sash window overlooking the driveway to the front with feature brick chimney breast and carpets.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM : spacious light family room extending across the rear of the house with double glazed, large sash windows to the rear.To one side of the room is a modern fitted cream kitchen with a full range of base and wall units and drawers with feature mosaic tiled splash backs.Built in AEG single oven and separate microwave and induction 4 ring hob with extractor fan above.Sink below window with mixer tap and drainer and integrated dishwasher.Utility area in corner with plumbing for washing machine.
Adjoining the kitchen is DINING ROOM area with attractive brick fireplace linked to lounge at front and double sided wood burner.
DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM : with white suite with washbasin,WC and corner shower.
BOOT ROOM : leads from the kitchen through wooden stable doors dual aspect useful full length cupboard with external part glazed UPVC door to outside.
Stairs with winding attractive painted wooden ballustrading leading to landing area with large sash double glazed window to front,
DOUBLE BEDROOM : single aspect with large double glazed sash window and views to front of property with feature cast iron fireplace.
Second DOUBLE BEDROOM : with large double glazed sash window to front,storage cupboard and feature cast iron fireplace and views over the front of the property and beyond.
The land of around 0.5 acres (TBV*) wraps round the house and provides a well planned and divided compact space for equine use and with attractive garden area. The driveway leads direct from the lane through the five bar gate with pedestrian smaller side gate with large hard standing secure parking area for several cars and Horsebox/Trailer with a SINGLE GARAGE to the right.Further hard standing drive leads direct to a gated (block built )STABLE BLOCK with 2 large stables with wooden stable doors and block wall in between and adjoining TACK ROOM power water and light is available to the stables, tack room and haybarn. .A separate HAY BARN/ FEED ROOM is next to the stables with paved seating area behind.Directly opposite the stables the paddocks are linked by gates wrapping round the property with a mixture post and rail with chain link and part electric fencing and hedging consisting of a TURNOUT AREA (approx 16m x 16m ) with a sand & rubber surface and MOBILE FIELD SHELTER enclosed with post and rail chain fencing,kick boards and in and out five bar gates lead to paddock 1 and paddock 2 at the side and front of the house which are bordered to the perimeter by hedging with separate access gate in from the front of the property.
LAND & GROUNDS
The whole plot we understand to be in the region of 0.5 acres (*TBV). This includes the dwelling, garden,paddocks,stables and outbuildings.The attractive well maintained garden area to the front and rear of the property is mainly made laid to lawn with a selection of shrubs and hedges to the front and to the rear and a cleverly concealed by hedges a children's play area.
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 other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly stated/marked. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any 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 Land Registry Title Plan.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Canterbury City Council
SERVICES: Mains electric & water meter,oil fired central heating, Tricel P6 pumped treatment plant for private drainage.
TAX BAND: D
EPC RATING: E
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www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org
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