2 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Nr Canterbury, Kent

  • reception rooms 2
  • bedrooms 2
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 36940_17945780

Key Features

  • Detached Timber Framed Bungalow
  • 2 Beds/2 Receptions
  • Paddocks & Woodland 6 acres (*TBV)
  • Block Built pair of stables
  • Riding Arena 35m x 20m approx.
  • Rural location
  • Bluebell Woodland
  • Excellent Access to Canterbury
  • Potential Replacement dwelling (subject to releven


UNDER OFFER - A detached 2 bedroom timber framed single storey bungalow sitting in spacious gardens with paddocks and woodland extending in all to just over 6 acres (*TBV) and with the benefit of accompanying equestrian facilities. The property enjoys a desirable tucked away rural location partly elevated and backing onto open countryside yet is conveniently set on the outskirts of the popular village of Rhodes Minnis near the City Canterbury. A private drive leads from the lane to the dwelling and 2 box stable yard & outbuildings, with adjacent 35m x 20m outdoor riding arena and approx. 2 acres ((TBV*) of paddocks with stunning bluebell woodland making up the balance of the acreage. The bungalow is of mixed timber and block construction with exterior weatherboarding and the interior comprises of a dining room, sitting room, kitchen, family bathroom and two bedrooms. Agents Note : There may be potential for the construction of a replacement dwelling at the location (subject to relevant planning consents.


The property is situated on the outskirts of the rural hamlet of Rhodes Minnis, on the edge of Stelling Minnis.There are post office/ stores, pubs and primary schools in nearby villages of Elham, Lyminge and Stelling Minnis. For leisure activities there are a wealth of walks, bridle paths and cycle routes locally including Lyminge Forest. For more comprehensive facilities within driving distance is the Cathedral City of Canterbury, Folkestone, Ashford all with excellent shopping centres, schools and recreational facilities. Ashford International station (approx.13 miles) gives fast access to London St Pancras in 38 minutes via the Javelin High Speed train. The property is also well placed for road access onto the M20 and for links to the continent via Cross Channel Ferry from Dover, Eurotunnel Terminal, (approx. 6 miles) and Ashford International Station for Eurostar (approx. 13 miles).

ACCOMMODATION (refer to floorplan)

(Please refer to the floor plan for layout and room sizes)
KITCHEN - Fitted in a L shape with a range of lower and eye level cupboards with drawers and worktops. Space for cooker, dishwasher and washing machine and free standing fridge. Window overlooking the paddocks and side door leading to the stable yard.
DINING ROOM - Dual fuel wood burner inset into surround and tiled hearth, built in double cupboard to one side and French doors leading to side garden.
SITTING ROOM - working fireplace with tiled surround and hearth, window to the front with views over the gardens and farmland beyond.
BEDROOM 1 - Window with views over the front garden.
BEDROOM 2 - Window to one side.


The brick-built stables adjoin the bungalow with wooden cladding and concrete pad to the front there is power, light & water connected to the yard. Directly opposite the stables is a Feed Room/Stable and there are further outbuildings consisting of a lorry bed & an adjoining workshop. A fenced riding arena of 35m x 20m is adjoining by the paddocks. The area is very well suited for riding locally on quiet lanes & bridle paths.


The whole site is 6 ACRES (*TBV) and is mainly to the rear the property There are two paddocks of around 2 ACRES (*TBV) including the house & garden. o one side of the paddocks is a large blue bell wooded area of around 4 ACRES (*TBV) with gated access from the paddocks.To the front of the property and side is lawned area with a feature pond on the front garden. A drive leads up to the property with parking area & offers seclusion from the lane access to the front, all screened by mature hedging & trees.

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


TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
SERVICES: Oil fired central heating,Wood burning stove also linked to heating,Emmersion heater,Mains water& electric Private Drainage (believed to be cesspit).
EPC RATING: F - Certificate number: 0320-2704-4140-2592-4531

AGENTS NOTE : Bronze Age Tumulus burial chamber is located in the grounds which is of historical interest & will need to remainThere is also a Dean Hole (well) located in the bluebell woods which is fenced.


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Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
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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.

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Reference: 36940_17945780

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Equus Property
Tel: 01892 829014