Guide Price £895,000
6 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Elham, Canterbury
Guide Price £895,000
- Detached with 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bedroom Annexe
- 6.6 acres (TBV* )pasture & gardens
- American Barn 5 internal stables
- Outdoor Riding Arena (40mx20m)
- Attached Large Haybarn
- Popular edge of village location
- Attractive gardens
- Excellent location for commute
Set back from the road in a popular village location, a detached well-presented large 4 bedroom chalet bungalow with 2 bedroom annexe with 6.6 acres (TBV*) of pastureland and gardens, American Barn style stabling and (20m x 40m) outdoor riding arena with recent new rubber surface.The property offers a versatile interior layout including: Entrance porch, dining hall (open fireplace), lounge (open fireplace), reception room (multi fuel stove), side sun room, rear conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 2 downstairs double bedrooms, shower room and bathroom and 2 double bedrooms upstairs .A detached building adjacent has 2 single garages, downstairs office, shower room and upstairs kitchen/diner/lounge and 2 double bedrooms.Outside there is an attractive fenced large garden with mature shrubs and trees and large ornamental pond, summerhouse further split into smaller area s which includes, elevated decking dining area, hot tub, small orchard. Access to the property is via a sweeping in and out paved drive with parking for several vehicles.A separate entrance leads from the road to the EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES ,large parking area, adjacent riding arena, and large American style Barn with a total of 6 internal loose boxes, five of which are used as stables and one used and fitted out as a kitchen tack/feed room,with a large adjoining hay barn/store with separate entrance. There are 5 main post and railed paddocks situated behind the barn and property which are well laid out with interconnecting gates and 2 smaller paddocks adjacent to the riding arena. The whole offers a chance to enjoy living in your own rural space but on the edge of the picturesque village of Elham with good access to M20 at Folkestone for rail or road London commute and 20 minute drive to City of Canterbury.
SITUATION & LOCATION
The village of Elham within walking distance, boasts a number of amenities including a General Store, two Public Houses, a small Hotel/Restaurant, Surgery, and excellent primary school, two Churches, Cricket Club and active Village Hall. Good access to City of Canterbury to the north of the village and to the south the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone all offering excellent shopping recreational and educational facilities little further up the M20 will be found the expanding business centre of Ashford with Eurostar connection providing direct access into Europe. From Ashford London St Pancras can be accessed within 37 minutes. For road connections to London/M25, the M20 is just 10 minutes drive away, providing excellent access to show centre's at Blue Barn nr Ashford or Saddlesdene near Faversham all around 20 minutes drive. The locality is also renowned for good hacking.
ACCOMMODATION (please refer to floor plan)
A spacious detached bungalow of around 2,800 sq.ft white rendered with interlocking tiled roof which has been extended to the rear with feature gable ends to provide the following accommodation:
ENTRANCE PORCH - Glass fronted, poly carbonate roof with doors opening into enclosed porch with bespoke oak door leading into the DINING HALL with full height brick open fireplace, wooden flooring and doorways leading off to:
LOUNGE - Picture window to one side and large bay window to the front, wooden flooring and open fireplace.
RECEPTION ROOM Large bay window to front elevation with multi stove installed and door leading to :
SUN ROOM Double glazed windows, polycarbonate pitched roof with sliding doors leading to small outside lawned garden area with circular brick pond.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Spacious large country kitchen fitted with a range of wooden fronted high and low level cupboards, sink unit with mixer tap and space below for dishwasher, inset space for large two door AGA for cooking with windows to one side overlooking the gardens. Steps down to :
UTILITY ROOM/DOG ROOM : Part tiled with a range of built in cupboards, sink unit with mixer tap and space for washing machine & tumble dryer & fridge, central large ironing worktop with cupboards below, stable door leading to outside.
REAR CONSERVATORY Laminate flooring, sloping polycarbonate roof full height windows with sliding door leading to raised decking area for al fresco dining and steps leading down to the rear garden.
REAR INNER HALLWAY : TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS are located on the ground floor behind the living area one with fitted wardrobes with windows to the side and rear and located in opposite hallway is a FAMILY BATHROOM with white suite of , low level WC and shower cubicle. On the opposite side of the inner hallway near the kitchen there is a SHOWER ROOM with low level WC, washbasin with vanity unit and shower cubicle.
FIRST FLOOR FROM INNER HALLWAY : stairs lead up to TWO further DOUBLE BEDROOMS at each end, one with a wash basin and both with views overlooking the gardens, paddocks and farmland beyond.
GARAGE & ANNEXE
The property is approached via a sweeping in and out paved drive which leads to the house and adjacent detached GARAGE BUILDING with 2 single garages with electric up and over doors with power and light.The Garage has been converted further and has side door access into a hallway with SHOWER ROOM with white suite,shower cubicle ,low level WC and heated towel rail and washbasin. door to DOWNSTAIRS OFFICE/STOREROOM with downstairs cupboard with plumbing installed for washing machine & tumble dryer and stairs to first floor : KITCHEN/DINING?LOUNGE the kitchen has been fitted with a range of base modern base cupboards with breakfast bar seating area,sink unit with mixer tap and space for dishwasher.There is a lounge seating area, velux windows have been installed to provide a light and airy space,a door leads to a DOUBLE BEDROOM and then a further door to DOUBLE BEDROOM TWO.There is a small enclosed garden behind the garage mainly laid to lawn with a feature circular brick pond and access to the front drive.
EQUESTRIAN COMPLEX ( see separate floor plans)
A separate entrance leads from the road leading to the EQUINE COMPLEX with a drive pull in and then 2 sets of gates leading through to concrete drive, with parking area for several vehicles/horseboxes/trailers. Facilities include a RIDING ARENA (40m x 20m) with all weather rubber and sand surface and post and rail fencing to the perimeter with metal gate access. LARGE AMERICAN BARN with full height double doors ,windows to sides with central drainage channel and a total 6 Internal LOOSE BOXES on both sides,1 LOOSE BOX has been converted into kitchen/tack/feed room,separate electrics and water has been installed. Attached & adjoining the barn is a large HAY BARN/STORE with full height separate entrance doors in.The whole property sits in around 6.6 acres (TBV*) and the paddocks are located mainly behind and wrap round the property and barn.They have been divided into 5 paddocks of varying sizes with post and rail fencing with interconnecting gates,separate access from road to largest paddock by the house.Useful access can also be gained from the house via a grassed path leading to the riding arena and stable yard,a further 2 smaller paddocks with part electric fencing are located opposite the riding arena.
The outline buildings plan contained within these sales details are not from Land Registry neither are the official boundaries or can be relied on in any way or form whatsoever, they are for a rough guide only for use on the day of viewing. The whole plot available to purchase is approx. 6.6 acres (*TBV) which includes the drive, stabling, gardens, house and surrounding drive,riding arena and pasture. 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 in its entirety from Land registry where available and re-measuring the boundary using a desk top software package. 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 satisfy themselves by making their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
To the rear of the property is a large fully enclosed garden mainly laid to lawn with a mixture shrub and flower borders and mature trees with a central mature ornamental pond,summer house and raised decking adjoining the rear of the property for al fresco dining.A path leads round the back of the house from utility area passing a HOT TUB enclosed with feature trellis fencing and one gate leads to the equestrian facilities and another gate leads to a smaller lawned side garden area with greenhouse leading to orchard with a mixture of plums,pears,cherry and apple trees and access gate to front drive.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Shepway District Council
SERVICES: Mains water,electric,mains drainage connected & oil central heating
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: D
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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From London exit M20 at junction 12 onto the A20 roundabout take the exit signposted Etchinghill and Lyminge through Etchinghill past the golf course towards Lyminge, continue through village and hamlet of Ottinge for approx half a mile, on the right hand side prior to entering the village of Elham. From A2 Canterbury take exit Kingston/Barham turn right at the junction back under the A2 and turn left at junction Kingston/ Barham. Continue past Kingston, Barham to the village of Elham, as you exit the village past Primary School, property will be found soon after on the left hand side.
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