rural Grafty Green, Kent
Guide Price £895,000
3 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: rural Grafty Green, Kent
Guide Price £895,000
- Detached 3 bedroom bungalow
- 4.9 acres (*TBV) of garden/grazing land
- Large barn/outbuildings/stables
- Well presented throughout
- Semi rural location
- NO CHAIN
A detached bungalow set in just under 5 acres (*TBV) in immaculate condition throughout and offering good capacity to further extend (subj. to consents) in well-maintained grounds & pastureland with Stabling and range of barns/outbuildings offering scope for variety of uses. The property is set well back off a lane with large front garden allowing for good seclusion and is ideal for those seeking a rural yet accessible location being set between the villages of Ulcombe and Grafty Green a short distance to a toll ride for off road hacking and with many countryside walks in the vicinity. Equestrian facilities/Outbuildings include: Stable Block with clock tower feature including 3 timber loose boxes plus feed room with spacious yard area to the front. Detached Agricultural Barn - concrete framed with tarmac floor, electric roller shutter door, Workshop, Part enclosed Pole Barn, open fronted store, Covered horse box/tractor store, timber shed. N.B. Good Scope to add to/replace the outbuildings with further stabling/equestrian facilities if required. Outside: The immaculate surrounding grounds are a feature of the property and include a raised deck sun terrace with adjacent al fresco dining area and attractive wide areas of lawn allowing for a peaceful vista over the adjoining paddocks. N.B. There is space within the pastureland to add a riding arena (subject to permissions. For commuting Headcorn village is 3 miles away with mainline rail station connecting to London and the M20 can be accessed via junction 8 around 7 miles distance. No Chain.
SITUATION & AREA AWARENESS
The property is situated off a lane between the village of Ulcombe and the hamlet of Grafty Green with local shop, post office, village hall, church and two pubs. Headcorn village, with its mainline station serving Charing Cross/Cannon Street is 3 miles distant as is Lenham village with mainline station serving Victoria each offering more comprehensive amenities and facilities. There are a number of well regarded primary and secondary schools in the area including Headcorn primary, Lenham secondary school, Bethany School, Sutton Valence and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls to name a few. The M20 can be accessed via junction 8 and is approx. 7 miles distance and connects in turn to the M26/M25. Ashford town centre offering links to Europe is 12.7 miles distant and also provides fast train services into London St Pancras. For other continental travel , the channel tunnel and channel ports are all comfortably reached via the nearby M20.
Refer to the floor plan - In outline - The property is single storey and in immaculate condition throughout. Over the years the current vendor has extended and re-modelled the accommodation but there is good capacity to further extend (subject to the various consents). Interior layout: Reception room/hall, used for occasional sitting and as a children's play area with doors leading to a Utility Room with plumbing and spaces for washing machine, boiler/airing cupboard, sink/drainer. Large Kitchen with assorted base and eye level units, granite work surface with inset sink, Dining Area overlooking the rear garden and outbuildings., Sitting Room with feature fireplace and door leading to an inner hall with doors off to each bedroom, Family Bathroom with oak flooring- full size bath with shower over, vanity unit with built in wash hand basin, Bidet and WC. Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower room and WC ,Two further double Bedrooms each with built in wardrobes and one with a wash hand basin.
EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES & OUTBUILDING
Refer to the plans attached on line under floor plans;
STABLE BLOCK with CLOCK TOWER FEATURE - 3 timber loose boxes plus feed room with spacious yard area to the front. STAFF/DAY ROOM for a groom - with WC and running water, sink etc.
DETACHED AGRICULTURAL BARN / -WORKSHOP concrete framed with tarmac floor, secure electric roller shutter door.
TALL BARN - for horse box etc. HAY BARN - part enclosed Pole Barn, open fronted store. Additional BARN open to field currently used as a horse field shelter if required.
FURTHER OUTBUILDING - Feed store and tack Room.
LAND & GROUNDS
The whole measure 4.9 acres (*TBV). This includes all the house and garden, outbuildings and tarmac areas and the level pasture. and side boundary running along the back of the outbuildings. There is a footpath which runs along and behind the outbuildings but this OFF THE TITLE. 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.
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: All mains services. Oil central heating.
TAX BAND: D
EPC RATING: D 67/96
OUTBUILDING/S SERVICES: Lighting, power and water.
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From the crossroads at the northern end of Headcorn village by the White Horse public house proceed on to Kings Road and follow this road out of Headcorn village where it becomes Lenham Road and on towards Grafty Green. At the edge of Grafty Green proceed past Crumps Lane taking the minor left hand turning in to Eastwood Road. Follow this lane for approximately a mile and the property will be found on the left hand side.
Tel: 01892 829014