Nr Canterbury, Kent
Guide Price £870,000
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Nr Canterbury, Kent
Guide Price £870,000
- Detached 4 Bed House
- Well presented
- Semi Rural location
- Stables,Outbuildings/Riding Arena
- Set in 9 acres (*TBV)
- Outdoor heated pool
- 4 beds/3 receptions
- Good access to London
An imposing detached residence set in 9 acres (*TBV) in a rural location on the fringes of the sought after village of Chislet,nr Canterbury and overlooking far reaching country views to the rear. The light and spacious accommodation of around 2,400 sq. ft. comprises of 4 spacious bedrooms and 3 reception rooms with many bespoke features throughout including a grand central coal fireplace in the 37 ft lounge with a unique minstrel gallery and large picture windows to one side.A sweeping private drive leads to the front of the house to a detached double garage and generous parking area suitable for several vehicles and horse transport.The current equestrian facilities and outbuildings comprise: 3 loose boxes plus hay barn/feed room and pole barn with adjoining paddocks, and 40m x 20m riding arena. Well laid out gardens all round and to the rear with an outdoor heated swimming pool.
SITUATION & LOCATION
Chislet is a popular, quiet hamlet with a quaint English country feel with outstanding farmland and country side, ideal for rambling or riding, situated in a rural location but with easy access to the A299 for either Whitstable, Faversham, London or Ramsgate. The village has a church, a very popular public house, a village hall and a primary school.Nearby village of Hoath also has school,local pub,church and village hall.The seaside town of Herne Bay is approximately 5 miles away, with the Cathedral City of Canterbury approximately 6 miles away, where you will find a wide variety of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes, as well as numerous cultural and recreational facilities. Canterbury also has a number of highly regarded schools in both the public and private sectors. There is also a high-speed rail service into London St. Pancras via Canterbury,Faversham or Herne Bay.
ACCOMMODATION (see floor plan )
Originally built in the 1980's built for the the current owners this superb unique one off character property has a wonderful light and airy feel and has been well maintained and updated to create a delightful family home.
Entering the property from the oak front door;
Large RECEPTION HALL carpeted with feature wooden staircase to first floor. STUDY with window to rear. A large open archway to the right gives access to the triple aspect impressive LOUNGE which has an offset bespoke coal fireplace with copper cowl and marble tiled plinth and full height picture windows all along one side, feature wooden minstrel gallery above and patio doors to the rear garden.
A newly fitted modern KITCHEN has a full range of white high gloss self - closing cupboards and drawers, single aspect with views over gardens from the rear window. The built-in appliances are mainly Neff and feature induction 4 ring hob, double oven, stainless steel extractor above and a combined microwave/oven plus a dishwasher and integral fridge and freezer. There is a Franke composite 1-1/2 bowl sink unit, including a Bristane chrome triple mixer tap. The UTILITY area houses the central heating oil boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tumble drier and a range of base and tall cupboards and sink and space for fridge. Along with modern DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM and door to rear garden.A further door from the kitchen leads into the delightful single aspect DINING ROOM and back into the hallway.
FIRST FLOOR Open plan galleried planked balustrades and wooden stairs lead to the spacious first floor landing with patio doors on one side opening onto the front balcony and on the opposite side a large seating/study area and large picture window with a minstrel gallery overlooking the lounge below.There are three generous DOUBLE BEDROOMS and a MASTER SUITE BEDROOM which includes a range of custom built fitted wardrobes, adjoining modern EN-SUITE BATHROOM, with a large corner shower, bath, wash hand basin and fitted vanity cupboards, WC and a heated towel rail.
The DOUBLE BEDROOM to the rear features fitted wardrobes with outlook to the rear garden of the house. The front DOUBLE BEDROOM has a range of wardrobes with a window overlooking the front balcony and garden with a further DOUBLE BEDROOM having views to the side.There is a FAMILY BATHROOM containing bath with overhead shower,washbasin and WC.
EQUESTRIAN & LAND
Access to the stable yard area from the front is via the main drive and concrete drive leading to STABLE YARD -( plan and measurements on separate floor plan). Stable block of 3 wooden STABLES with TACK ROOM,2 STORES and POLE BARN arranged in an L shape with water and electric installed.Wooden bridge leads over stream at the side of the garden and house to OUTDOOR RIDING ARENA - (20m x 40m) sand surface enclosed with post and rail fencing with access gate to road and the remaining land undivided into paddocks with fencing and stream to the perimeter of around 8.2 acres (*TBV) stretching back to the rear of the stables and house.
We understand the whole extending to approximately 9 acres (*TBV) including the house, gardens, equine facilities,and pasture.The acreage stated at the property is '*To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have 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 Title Plan for Land Registry.
AGENTS NOTE: There are 2 public footpath's with 2 stiles that runs across part of the paddocks and there is around 8.2 acres (*TBV) of grazing the remainder is garden surrounding the house.
GARDENS,SWIMMING POOL & GARAGE
The house sits in around 3/4 acre (TBV*) and is accessed from the road via a curved sweeping drive leading to the front of the house with parking for several vehicles.The attractive garden at the front is mainly laid to lawn screened to one side by conifers,with mature trees and flower and shrub borders to the sides with road frontage and further land and small wooded area to the side.To the side of a the house is a DOUBLE GARAGE with windows to the front and two single up and over doors with power and light.There are double metal gates leading to a further parking area by the rear of the garage and a concrete drive leads down to the stable yard.The rear garden is attractively divided into garden areas with lawn,summer house and plant borders,and patio area for Al fresco dining,all neatly enclosed with a mixture of hedge and fence borders.There is an outdoor heated SWIMMING POOL with feature roman end (28 ft. x 14 ft. )roller cover and separate pump room is located to one side of the garden with paved patio areas round the pool and to the rear of the property for sunbathing.NB : There are foundations started and plans agreed to build an extension to the lounge over the pool.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Canterbury City Council
SERVICES: Mains water,electric,oil central heating,mains drainage.
POOL HEATING : Oil heat exchanger, boiler linked to house.
TAX BAND: G
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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T: 01227 706009
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Tel: 01892 829014