4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Headcorn, Mid Kent


  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 4
  • bathrooms 3
Reference: 36940_14304944

Key Features

  • Self-build project
  • Detached barn for RESIDENTIAL development
  • Apprx. 254sqm (2734sqft)
  • Rural location
  • 7 acres (*TBV) level ground
  • Under PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT
  • Ref: 16/506831 granted on 4th Nov 2016
  • ARTISTS IMPRESSION IN MAIN PICTURE

Description

FULLY AVAILABLE -Seeking a Self Build Project? One off opportunity to build your own country/equestrian home in 7 acres (TBV) of level pastureland and occupying a rural location off a lane around 1.5 miles from Headcorn village. Formerly a Dairy and Livestock Farm, Permitted development (Ref: 16/506831 granted on 4th Nov 2016) has been granted for change of use of a detached concrete framed former agricultural barn. The foot print within the frame equates to 254 sqm (13.75m x 18.50m approx.) and, subject to internal design, it is thought that a Mezzanine floor, or even a full first floor could also be incorporated into the accommodation increasing the floor space substantially. One side of the barn overlooks the open fields which are being sold with the property and offering scope to add equestrian facilities (subject to the necessary permissions). Nearby Headcorn village has good services including doctors, primary schools, pubs, mini supermarket and mainline station offering access to central London (Charing Cross 67 mins approx.). The A274 provides easy access to Maidstone and the M20 motorway providing links to the M25, Ashford and to the continent. For guidance on self-build projects please seek independent advice from a reputable Architect and or visit various web sites relating to such projects. The Artists Impression demonstrates what the finished property may look like. Applicants / Buyers will need to ascertain the cost of building the whole property as a finished project whilst adhering to current Planning and Building Regulations. Furthermore there are various lenders who specialist in self-build finance as well as some High Street Banks. The ARTIST impression on these particulars have been produced to give applicant/buyers an idea of what the property may look like once completed.

PROPOSED PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

The barn is a concrete framed former agricultural barn (livestock building) with open sides and under Permitted Development has been granted change of use to a detached Residential Dwelling. The foot print within the frame equates to 254 sqm (13.75m x 18.50m approx.). Subject to internal design it is thought that a Mezzanine floor, or even a full first floor could be built to accommodate a master suite increasing the floor space substantially (Architect required as part of the self - build project).
One side of the barn overlooks the open fields which is being sold with the property.
For advice on self-build projects please seek independent advice from a reputable Architect and or visit various web sites relating to such a project.
Furthermore there are various lenders who specialist in self-build finance or speak directly to a high street Bank for advice on how to fund such a project.
There is a abundant different on-line magazines and web sites which can help guide you through the process.

AGENTS NOTES

The main image has been produced as an ARTISTS IMPRESSION i.e. an example of what the barn may look like once completed along with the trees, fauna, hedging and car parking area. Applicants / Buyers will need to ascertain the cost of building the whole property as a finished property including the entire interior / garages/ outbuildings / fencing etc whilst adhering to current Planning and Building Regulations.
The other existing barns (which do not have permitted development rights, in all 4 others) will be removed.
One other set of barns have been sold already and the new owners are expecting to commence work shortly.
The successful purchaser will have 3 years from the date of approval to complete the conversion of the buildings.

LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS

Formerly a dairy and livestock farm the barn occupies a rural location around 1.5 miles north east of Headcorn village with good access the rail links to central London (Charing Cross 67 mins approx.). The A274 provides easy access to Maidstone and the M20 motorway and to the south the desirable town n of Tenterden. The village of Headcorn has good services including doctors, primary schools, pubs and mini supermarket. The barn is set off a lane with a two other neighbours; the location is considered rural with the surrounding countryside being farmed.

LAND & 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 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

TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Maidstone Borough Council
SERVICES: All services will need to brought to the site from the original farm services. This will need to be factored into the project cost.

HELPFUL WEBSITES

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

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk
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. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.

DIRECTIONS

FROM MAIDSTONE/M20 (Junction 8) Heading south on the A274 from Maidstone and the M20 pass through Sutton Valence village and continue on until reaching Headcorn. On entering Headcorn turn left into Kings Road and then right into Forge Lane. Follow the lane around until joining Oak Lane and then take the left turn onto Grigg Lane.
Continue down Grigg lane - through a tight snake bend then straight on for a short distance. The barn complex can then be seen on the left handside. Please enter the complex through the second gate on the left. Please do not enter through the first or third gate as these are private access points to other properties.

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Reference: 36940_14304944

Contact Agent

Equus Property
Tel: 01892 829014