Guide Price £1,350,000
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: East Kent
Guide Price £1,350,000
- 4 bedroom Farmhouse
- 3 Receptions/2 Bathrooms
- 21.5 acres (*TBV)pasture
- Equestrian Complex
- Riding Arena
- Hay barns/Tack Room
- 6 Loose Boxes
- Well presented throughout
- Period Features / Unlisted
An attractive well- proportioned 4 bedroom detached farmhouse (unlisted) in 21.5 acres (*TBV) of mainly pasture with large equestrian complex & ancillary barns/outbuildings.Set off a lane in a small rural hamlet offering a glorious countryside outlook over its own land toward the coast of Dover and Deal.
A separate double gated entrance yard from the lane leads onto Eco Grid track way, for year round heavy vehicle access, direct to the Equine facilities on the main yard which include:( 40m x 20m) post & railed (soft track) riding arena, Chart Chester stable block, concrete yard area with power, light, water connected, 4 L. boxes (each 14' x 12'), 2 corner L boxes (each 16' x 12'), Tack Room, Separate secure Tack Room/Office, versatile gated open fronted barn. Various sized post and rail paddocks (2 with Field Shelters) all with water laid on and split by grass walkways with access gate north of the property providing access to track ways and bridle paths for hacking out. The entrance yard, Single Storey Barn (approx.15' x 30') Storage Shed (17' x 11') and also provides spacious hard standing for horse box/machinery/trailer parking. An adjacent separate gated entrance drive, leads direct to the house with additional parking and further outbuildings by the house include: detached garage (concrete construction with, adjoining timber workshop) plus detached summerhouse and storage.
The charming accommodation has an air of spaciousness and light with many character features such as wall and ceiling beams,wooden floors and feature oak stair case. Ground Floor: Large Entrance Hall,Sitting Room,(Inglenook fireplace),Dining Room (brick open fireplace),Study,country style Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Aga,Utility Room,Cloakroom.First Floor : Spacious landing,Master Bedroom with En Suite.Outside the secluded lawned garden to the rear and terrace has glorious far reaching views.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
Situated in a delightful rural position off a quiet country lane on the edge of the hamlet of Guston with lovely views across surrounding farmland towards the coast in White Cliff Country. To the east lies the picturesque cliff-top village of St Margaret's with its sheltered beach surrounded by National Trust land. The harbour town of Dover has an impressive marina, various water sports facilities and regular ferry service to The Continent and train station. Locally the A2 provides easy access to the southern motorway network, with the vibrant Cathedral City of Canterbury just 20 minutes by car. The charming seaside town of Deal to the North is ever popular with its mix of traditional seaside vibe, coupled with independent shops and plenty of cafes and restaurants. Excellent range of both state and private upper and lower school in the vicinity including Dover Grammar schools for boys and Dover Girls Grammar, Dover College and NorthBourne Park Prep School.For commuting the location offers convenient access to the main trunk roads of A2/M2/A20/M20 as well as fast train links to Central London and access to Europe via the ferry Port of Dover or Eurotunnel at Folkestone each within 10 to 15 minutes drive and Eurostar -Paris train service via Ashford International terminal.
OUTSIDE & OUTBUILDINGS
The property is set off the lane with 2 entrance drives, the main drive leads to the house with gravelled drive area and ample parking, gardens surrounding the house are well maintained mainly laid to lawn, to the front post and rail fencing with some mature trees and shrubs and attractive terrace area for alfresco dining to the rear. Adjacent to the house are various useful outbuildings all with power & light connected inc: a GARAGE of concrete construction with a pitched roof & up and over metal door with adjoining TIMBER WORKSHOP with power & light connected. Standalone SUMMERHOUSE ideal for summer entertaining al fresco dining or a children's play den with adjoining further STORAGE Shed. Direct access via a gravel path leading from the house to the stables, paddocks and riding arena.
LAND & GROUNDS
The acreage stated at the property is 21.5 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.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Dover District Council
SERVICES: Mains gas, electric and water and mains drainage.
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: C
AGENTS NOTE - The vendor have advised us that 1.67 acres(*TBV) within the property has been identified within the Draft Dover District Plan as a residential development site subject to the necessary planning permissions being obtained.
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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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 London proceed on the M2/A2 towards Canterbury/Dover. At the last roundabout (Duke of York ) on the A2 take the A258 towards Deal and after mile turn left into The Lane towards Guston. Travel down for around 1 mile past the mill and a group of houses, as you come to a sharp left hand bend the property will be found on the right hand side with a five bar gate. From London M20/A20 head towards Dover go down to the ferry port and come up the hill at the roundabout take the third exit follow same directions as above direct to the property.
Tel: 01892 829014