LITTLE HURSTFIELD HURST LANE, ASHFORD TN27 0BH, UK
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Last Sold: JUN 2019
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AI think: £690,171
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Agents think: £795,000 1 agent(s) valuations found
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Equus Country & Equestrian Agent Valuation of this property is £795,000
A delightful character cottage (unlisted) offering deceptively spacious 3 bedroom accommodation (1242 sq.ft.) set in 3.5 acres (*tbv) of grounds/paddocks with excellent equine facilities. This semi-detached Country and Equestrian home enjoys lovely countryside views situated along a country lane on the outskirts of Charing allowing for a rural lifestyle while being close to local amenities and fast commuting links. A spacious driveway to the front leads to a generous parking area to accommodate several vehicles with further parking to the rear within the equine facilities. Directly behind the house is a superb Equine Complex of (20m x 40m) outdoor riding arena (Mark Scott silicone sand and fibre) with wooden jump store, L shaped “Chart Chester" stables, yard/coral with 2 foaling boxes, one has solarium installed and 3 loose boxes, wash down bay and feed room, separate hay barn, tack room, with CCTV installed on yard and power and water.Further outbuildings adjacent including a detached brick built office power, lighting & Wi-Fi. Adjoining the yard are 3 paddocks of varying sizes with hard standing parking for several cars and trailers.The interior of the cottage has some character features with a modern twist.The accommodation comprises: Entrance porch, Sitting room (fireplace inc. Wood burning stove), Dining room, Kitchen & Breakfast room, Utility room, downstairs Cloakroom, 2 first floor Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, 3rd floor Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room.The area is a popular equestrian location with direct access close by to open gated & fenced bridle path and further South East toll rides within the vicinity. Easy horse box distance to several competition centres including Blue Barn at Great Chart and Cobham Manor at Bearsted and Point-to-Point horse racing at Charing.
Situation & Local Awarenesss
The cottage is set along single width country lane with farmland on all three aspects and enjoying a rural location, yet minutes from local amenities. Charing village offers an extensive range of local shopping, for more comprehensive shopping, leisure and sporting amenities Ashford, Maidstone and the Cathedral City of Canterbury are accessible by road or rail.A good range of primary schools are situated within the locality of Charing, Pluckley, including (Ofsted rated) Egerton primary, with a range of secondary schools in Ashford & Maidstone. Easy commuting connections may be gained via the A20 approximately 2 miles linking to national motorway network at Leeds Castle, Junction 8 M20. Main line stations are at Charing (approx. 2 miles), Pluckley (approx.4 miles) and Ashford (approx. 6 miles), with connections to London and the Continent via Ashford International Station or Euro tunnel at Folkestone and Dover within 1 hour drive.
Accommodation (See Floor Plans)
Entrance Door into, lobby with glazed window to side & half glazed door through to sitting room/reception room with triple pane window overlooking garden and farmland to front. Feature exposed chimney breast with wood burning stove on tiled hearth.Open planned, to attractive staircase to first floor, latch door through to dining room outlook to side, good size room with exposed fireplace.Door through to kitchen/breakfast room superbly appointed well-proportioned room, comprehensively fitted with a range of cream cupboards incorporating several storage drawers and display cupboards, with outlook to side, space for washing machine, dishwasher and range cooker with extractor.Door to rear utility room separate area for range of appliances and housing boiler with window overlooking the garden, stables and paddock and back door to rear terrace, downstairs cloakroom leading off, with glazed window to rear.
First & Second Floor
From the sitting room an attractive carpeted pine staircase rises to the first floor, L Shaped landing with the whole of this floor displaying original oak floor boards. Bedroom 3 to rear with outlook over garden, stables and paddock. Bedroom 2 with outlook to front over farmland with feature Victorian Ducks Nest cast iron fireplace, mantle over and deep walk in wardrobe cupboard. Family bathroom with glazed window to rear, matching white suite, low level, W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and freestanding roll top bath with shower above and feature Italian marble tiles. From the first floor landing leads to a further staircase rising to the second floor under eaves master bedroom with under eaves storage cupboards, 3 Velux windows affording far-reaching views over neighbouring countryside. En suite recently updated, comprising low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, shower and Velux window.
The Equestrian complex consists of a L shaped block of timber Chart Stables (Chester range), Block 1 - foal box, loose box, one with solarium installed, secure tack room/feed room and then bridged by a walk through wash down area with gate leading to paddock. Adjoining Block 2- foaling box & 2 further loose boxes set on concrete base on enclosed yard with water and high end, mains safety electricity laid on.The outdoor arena leads from the hard standing area with Mark Scott silicone sand & fibre surface (40m x 20m), enclosed within a post and rail fence and benefiting from halogen LED flood lighting, with jump store to one side. Other outbuildings adjoining the stable yard include hay barn & tack room, and detached brick built office, dual aspect side door with power and light installed.CCTV has been installed on the yard area and in the stables.The 3 paddocks around 3.5 acres (tbv*) wrap round the rear of the stable yard and Outdoor Arena, with permanent field shelter in one of the paddocks, with a mixture of post and rail fence and mature hedgerow and trees to the boundaries.
Outside Land & Grounds
The property is approached from a wide shingled entrance driveway with parking to the front of the house and leading through two sets of gates to the rear, hard standing with further parking and equestrian facilities and outbuildings which are situated to the rear of the property. The gardens are informally presented with a delightful paved terrace adjoining the rear of the house with enclosed picket fence.A hard standing drive has been installed for parking and there is an attractive seating area is situated by the office.
Situated to the rear of the property and extending to around some 3 5 acres (tbv*) is a compact parcel of pasture land divided into 3 separate paddocks with post and rail fencing to each of the boundaries.
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.
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Service & Outgoings
Tenure : Freehold
local authority: Ashford Borough Council
services: Mains Electricity & Water, Oil Central Heating, Mains Drainage
tax band : D
EPC rating: D
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors’ Agent - Celia Ransley
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
From London M20 take junction 8 Leeds/Harrietsham and take 3rd exit A20 towards Charing go over next roundabout continue to follow the A20 through Harrietsham past the signs for Lenham and continue towards Ashford. At the next roundabout take 3rd exit towards Ashford, take the second right turn into Station Road. Go over the railway bridge and right into Charing Heath Road, carry along for approx.1 mile to T junction and turn right into Hurst Lane and carry along until your reach a group of houses the property is in the middle on the right.