Sellindge, East Kent
Offers over £550,000
2 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Sellindge, East Kent
Offers over £550,000
- Grade I I Listed - Attached 2 Bedroom Cottage
- Immaculately presented
- 1.76 acres (*TBV)
- Stable Block - 3 stables/Hayban
- 2 large fenced paddocks
- Garden Room/Office
- Garage & Storage Barn
- Plenty of off road parking
- No Forward Chain
- Rural Location
Charming Grade I I listed, refurbished and well presented 2 bedroom attached cottage with 1.76 acres(*TBV) of land and garden, with the benefit of equestrian facilities; L shaped stable block with 3 stables and a hay barn.
Detached garage, barn and garden room/office. Set off a quiet lane and enjoying rural views over neighbouring countryside,located near the popular village of Sellindge, giving good access to local shops, amenities,schools and commuting links to London by road or train. No Forward Chain.
LOCATION & AREA AWARNESS
The property is located on the outskirts of the village of Sellindge which has undulating countryside and is at the foot of the North Downs. The village has good local facilities including a primary school, church, sports club, village hall, farm shop and shopping for day to day needs. A comprehensive range of amenities can be found in Hythe, Ashford and Canterbury. Ashford designer Outlet is located at J9 off the M20. Canterbury and Folkestone enjoy a popular Arts and Culture scene with theatres, art galleries and various museums. There is an excellent variety of schools in the area in the state, grammar and private sectors. A high speed train service runs from London St Pancras to Ashford with a journey time of about 38 minutes. Trains to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street can be found at Sandling station. Eurostar trains are available from Ashford International with trains to Paris in about 1 hour 52 minutes. Le Shuttle in Folkestone has frequent services to Calais in about 35 minutes. Access to London by road is via the M20 motorway, Junction 11a providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airport and other motorway networks.There is hacking nearby on country lanes mainly.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
GROUND FLOOR - The property is light and airy and is very well presented inside. The front door has an open fronted wooden porch canopy and leads into the large open plan, kitchen, dining, and living room with Cardine flooring. To one end the kitchen has a modern range of cream base and wall units fitted with solid wood worktops over. There is space for cooker, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge with a window over the sink, with room for a dining table. The lounge area at the opposite end is dual aspect with views over the garden. Leading off the kitchen is a downstairs bedroom with window to one side.
FIRST FLOOR - Stairs with attractive wooden balustrade leads to first floor landing. A modern bathroom with white suite with shaped bath, shower screen and power shower, vanity sink with cupboard below and low level WC.The landing area has a range of bespoke cupboards fitted for storage. A large double bedroom with dual aspect, fitted mirror double wardrobes, further bespoke built in storage cupboards and corner alcove with hanging space.
OUTSIDE GARDEN & OUBUILDINGS
The house is accessed direct from the lane through double gates and has a spacious parking area for a number of trailers ,horsebox and cars. The paddocks are adjacent to the drive. There is a brick built garage currently used as gym and a further wooden barn for storage by the gates. A path then leads from the drive initially,past the neighbours house and then directly to the property which has fencing to the perimeter of the garden creating a lovely private secluded space.There is a cellar by the gate with external entrance,used for storage and housing the boiler.The garden opens up and wraps around the property,mainly laid to lawn with borders of mature shrubs and trees.An attractive sleeper edges part of the lawn and a paved feature path leads to the front door. A further gravelled path then leads to a modern detached Garden Room which has been divided into office space with a a kitchenette area and further storage cupboard.To the side of the garden room is a patio area for Al fresco dining and takes full advantage of the views from the garden over the North Downs countryside beyond.
The equestrian facilities are accessed from the gates by the drive with another excellent gated access from Stone Hill Lane which has a hard standing parking area pull off the lane and inside the gate.There are 2 large paddocks which are fenced to the perimeter with a mixture of fencing and then post and rail dividing the 2 paddocks. The stables are located in the top paddock set in an L shape with 3 loose boxes of varying sizes and a hay barn set on concrete with overhang and concrete apron to the front and a fenced sand yard area.Currently there is no water to the stables but this could be fully installed and the power supply is in but needs to be fully connected.There is room for a potential riding arena (subject to planning permission) in the paddocks.
LAND & GROUNDS
The acreage stated at the property is 1.76 acres *TBV (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, 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.
There is a Public Footpath which splits and goes along the fence line of the paddock by the stables.
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: Shepway Borough Council
SERVICES: Mains drainage,electricity,water,oil fired central heating.
TAX BAND: C
EPC RATING: E 54/95 Full ratings & advisories/estimated costs are now online at the .gov web site:
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