Nr. Maidstone, Kent
Guide Price £445,000
2 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Nr. Maidstone, Kent
Guide Price £445,000
- Semi-Detached cottage
- Set in Around 1 acres (*TBV)
- Fully refurbished/2 bedrooms
- Good commuting
- No Chain
Smallholding opportunity or Equestrian. An immaculate recently refurbished 2 bedroom semi-detached cottage (scope to extend Sub.P.P.) with grounds of around 1 acre (*TBV) including a paddock and stable outbuilding. There is no upward chain allowing options to move in by Christmas (subject to legals)! Set in a semi rural location This lovely character home occupies a semi rural location and has been tastefully decorated boasting a range of features throughout the accommodation such as exposed wall and ceiling beams, timber and tiled floors, open fireplace with Woodburner in the sitting room and cast iron fireplace in the master bedroom. Outside the property is approached to the front into an entrance drive with parking area for vehicles. The spacious gardens offer a rural outlook to the rear and side with mature trees and hedging along the front boundary providing good seclusion. A pretty wildlife pond is situated at the far end of the grounds as is the level fenced paddock with separate gated vehicle entrance allowing for horsebox access/parking. This driveway in turn leads to a detached timber former garage building which has been adapted into stabling, with further shed and greenhouse. Though quite a compact area the stabling and paddock offers a chance to cut your livery costs and get your horse/s based at home. NO CHAIN.
The property is situated on a village road around half a mile from Laddingford with it s award-winning 15th century public house and popular primary school. Walking distance to Beltring rail station which is direct to Paddock Wood to change for London rail station including Charing Cross. The bustling town of Paddock Wood is just 3.1 miles away and has a comprehensive range of amenities including Waitrose, Bearsley's Department Store, bakers, butchers, banking facilities, pharmacy, cafes, restaurants, dentists, doctors, vets and mainline station, with fast and frequent trains to London Bridge/ Cannon Street/Charing Cross (journey time approx. 42 Mins.) The larger towns of Maidstone and Royal Tunbridge Wells offer excellent shopping, commercial and leisure facilities and the impressive, award-winning Bluewater Shopping Centre is within 40 minutes' drive. If you want to escape to the lovely south coast, then the beaches can be reached within an hour. There are many independent and state schooling options in the area, including those in the much sought-after Kent Grammar system at Maidstone and Tonbridge. Private Schools at Sutton Valence. Preparatory Schools at Somerhill. Public Schools at Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. Motorway Links: The M20 at Wrotham Heath gives access to the M25, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
The property has been completely re-furbished from top to bottom with modern kitchen and bathroom installed. Many period features remain at the property including exposed beams to the ceilings and stairway to the first floor.
ENTRANCE HALL, FAMILY BATHROOM full size bath/shower over, WC, chrome towel rail, all fully tiled. SITTING ROOM with feature Inglenook and wood burning stove, timber floors leading to a large KITCHEN with fully fitted base and wall level cupboards, ceramic drainer, to one end a DINING AREA and gas boiler to side.
On the first floor there are two BEDROOMS, the larger one with a period fireplace whilst the other bedroom has a door out on to the flat roof.
EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES & OUTBUILDINGS
SINGLE LOOSE BOX - Approx. 13ft x 11ft - on concrete floor with power and lighting. Further rear tack/feed room with lighting on concrete floor.
GREENHOUSE & FURTHER SHEDS TO THE SIDE.
LAND & GROUNDS
Land Registry Title Number K611515 - The whole plot is around 1 acre (*TBV). A separate access from the lane is also located in the the paddock. There is a large natural pond to the end of the garden which is a haven for wildlife and the current owner has gone to some effort to clear and plant new shrubs etc as well as a Duck house for other wild life as well.
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.
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
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Maidstone Borough Council
SERVICES: Private drainage. Private water pipe (connected to South East Water). Mains gas.
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: C
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.
From the A20 Wrotham Heath proceed through the traffic lights and after about 300 yards at the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit to the right onto Seven Mile Lane B2016 heading towards Tonbridge and Paddock Wood. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A228 still heading towards Paddock Wood continue on to the next roundabout and take the 2nd exit still continuing on the A228 signposted to Paddock Wood at the next roundabout take the first exit still proceeding on the A228 then after around 300 yards take the slip road to the left into Beltring Road (just before the Hop Farm Oasthouses on your right). Continue on this road and proceed over the railway crossing toward Laddingford and after around a quarter of a mile the property will be found on the right hand side.
Tel: 01892 829014