Beckley, East Sussex
Guide Price £1,150,000
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Beckley, East Sussex
Guide Price £1,150,000
- Well presented detached property
- 18.4 acres (TBV*)
- Indoor Riding Arena
- Well-equipped equestrian facilities
- Rural quiet location
- Excellent hacking out
- Substantial outbuildings
An immaculate and very well-equipped equestrian/farm property, set in 18.4 acres of mainly pasture (*TBV) and including the rare commodity of an indoor riding arena. The accompanying extensive stabling/outbuildings also benefit from the appropriate permissions to run an equestrian business from the premises and the whole includes a detached 4-bedroom dwelling. The farm occupies an enviable, tucked away position on a much sought-after lane with lovely views over its own land and is surrounded by protected Forestry Commission woodland offering excellent off-road riding with close and easy access to the Toll Rides System. Camber Sands offers beach riding and is a short horse box distance away. The immediate area is a haven for walkers and cyclists. For those interested in diversifying and developing the use of the range of outbuildings at the property, there may also be opportunities to do so (Subject to permissions).
AREA AWARENESS & LOCATION
The Farm is secluded and private but not isolated, occupying a wonderfully quiet rural location close to and adjacent to Blackland Woods and close to Beckley Woods, in the designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is set along a lane of which there are only five properties, well away from busy roads yet convenient to Beckley village which is about 1.5 miles. The village provides a range of valuable local amenities including a highly regarded primary school which has achieved outstanding in its latest Ofsted report. To the north west of Beckley lies the village of Northiam which provides a much wider range of shops and local amenities including an award-winning Health Centre. Peasemarsh village to the north-east is home to the well-known Jempsons supermarket. The Cinque Port town of Rye is only about 6.8 miles to the east. Tenterden with its picturesque high street providing a wide range of amenities is less than 12 miles distant.
REFER TO THE DRAWN PLAN FOR DIMENSIONS
The very well presented detached 4-bedroom property provides deceptively spacious accommodation comprising: Large fully fitted KITCHEN and DINING AREA to one end with central island and an array of wall and base units, built in ovens and a five-ring ceramic hob with hood over, inset stainless steel butlers sink and separate drainer. SITTING ROOM Dual aspect with an open working fireplace with brick surround. The MASTER BEDROOM suite is dual aspect and of a good size and also has an EN-SUITE POWER-SHOWER ROOM / WC vanity unit with wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail. The FAMILY BATHROOM is fully tiled and has a full-sized bath with a separate corner full size power-shower unit, inset wash hand basin etc. There are 3 further BEDROOMS all of a good size. Bedrooms 2 and 4 have built in wardrobes. Off the kitchen is a Boot Room with access to the UTILITY ROOM with WC / plumbing for a washing machine and dryer under a worktop with sink and wall cupboards over. The boot room gives access to the front garden via a double-glazed Entrance Door.
EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES & OUTBUILDINGS
REFER TO THE PLAN FOR DIMENSIONS ON LINE
TALL BUILDING block built with concrete floor., double timber doors. Currently used as a machine & general store but considered ideal for conversion to ancillary accommodation or holiday let subject to all the usual consents/planning. Water, drainage and power connected.
OFFICE & STORE Ideal as a farm office with the rear store for additional space. Fitted kitchenette with sink and base unit with wall cupboards over. The store is fitted with a worktop with plumbing for washing machine and dryer plus a chest freezer. Attached KENNELS to the side of the same building (note: actual kennel partition grills are not part of the sale).
BARN - WORKSHOP(s) - LIVERY REST ROOM / TEA ROOM / Potential Grooms Quarters subject to the usual consents a large steel framed 3 bay barn with a concrete floor throughout under a corrugated roof with natural roof lights and steel profile sheet cladding. Open fronted to two bays for assorted uses with High Bay lighting. Further fully closed-in block-built insulated WORKSHOP with roller shutter to the front and pedestrian side door, internal fitted work benches and full concrete floor. Stairs beside to upper floor, also block built and insulated - used as a workshop. Kitchenette to one end. An enclosed WC with wash hand basin is located under the stairs on the ground floor.
STABLES BARN - steel frame construction, profile sheet roof and clad, block walling to 5 6, concrete floor throughout and providing 6 internal timber partitioned stables (one of which is a pony stable). All the stables have galvanized grille windows and High Bay lighting throughout. The five main stables have rubber floor matting. Mains Water Connected.
INDOOR RIDING ARENA 19m x 27m Combi-Surface installed, block walling to 6 , corrugated roof. There are whitewash walls to all sides, Nine High Bay overhead lights. Small jump store to rear about 15 x 5 . Standpipe water connected.
ISOLATION LOOSE BOX & SECURE TACK ROOM located between the stables and riding arena. Light and Power Connected.
COVERED LEAN-TO attached to the rear of the isolation box and tack room and adjacent to the tall building - suitable for vehicle/equipment /hay/feed/lambing etc.
HAY BARN - steel frame, corrugated roof, sleeper walls.
Adjoining former SILAGE CLAMP.
RIDING OUT excellent riding across the farm s own land where there is potential to construct a cross country course as well as off road riding in nearby Blacklands Wood (subject to obtaining a permit) and Beckley Woods. For Beach riding, Camber Sands is a short horse box distance away.
The property has an Agricultural Occupancy Condition with an Equine Variation: On 26th May 2005, planning was granted which varied the AOC to include equestrianism.
The Restriction now reads: the occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working or last working, in the locality in agriculture or in forestry, or in equestrian activities or a widow or a widower of such a person, and to any resident dependants .
LAND & GROUNDS
The whole sits in Approx. 18.4 acres (*TBV). Outside there are good sized gardens surrounding the property which are well screened from the lane by a mature hedging.
The property is approached from the Lane via double electric gates over a wide concrete entrance drive. The entrance drive passes the house providing parking for several vehicles before leading to the stables and outbuildings to the left or, continuing through to the main concrete yard providing a spacious parking area for horseboxes and visitor parking/turning.
The pasture is divided up into six paddocks all with good quality post and rail fencing and new access gates. All have mains connected water troughs laid on. The land comprises of pastureland which includes a pond, is used mainly for hay making and is bounded by mature Forestry Commission woodland to 2 sides.
There is a public footpath to the furthermost northern boundary of the property which is fenced off from the pasture/hay field.
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. 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.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rother District Council
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity. Sewage -private treatment plant. Oil fired boiler.
TELECOM: High Speed Broadband Connected
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: E 41/69
OUTBUILDING/S SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. NOTE: the farm outbuildings benefit from a separate metered electricity supply which is on a commercial tariff. The dwelling is connected via a domestic tariff supply. Both are connected via EDF Energy. It is believed that three phase electricity is available immediately adjacent to the outbuildings.
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
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. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.
From BECKLEY Village Centre: Turn off Beckley High Street into Kings Bank Lane next to the former public house. Head away from the village without deviation for almost exactly one mile and upon reaching the crossroads turn left and continue for a further mile until reaching Beckley Woods. Continue through the woodland for a further mile and turn right where signposted, into Moore s Lane and the farm will be found after a further half a mile on the right-hand side.
From BROAD OAK: Head due north on the A28 from Broad Oak towards Northiam. Take the first right turn as you leave Broadoak Furnace lane. Follow this road without deviation for just under 2 miles and turn right at the top of the hill into Moores Lane where the farm will be found on the left-hand after half a mile.
Tel: 01892 829014