Convenient rural location

Property Posted 01/04/19
A fine country property situated in a convenient rural location high on the North Downs within a small hamlet of properties with little passing traffic has come to the market with Hobbs Parker.

The property comprises a Grade II listed four bedroom farmhouse within large gardens with a swimming pool, a detached two bedroom cottage, a three bay garage/workshop with room above, tractor shed and farmland. Available with either 40 acres or 10.40 acres.

The sellers have been at the farm now for about 30 years and in that time have run a flock of Texel sheep, a bed and breakfast and let the cottage to shorthold tenants, all of which has produced extremely useful income. They are now reluctantly selling in order to downsize.

The house is Grade 2 listed and is understood to date to the late 15th century having probably been built as a farmhouse by a yeoman farmer. The sellers extended the house in about 2003/4 by adding a new kitchen and breakfast room to the rear with a master bedroom above. The house has all the charm associated with an old Kent farmhouse and makes a wonderful family home.

The Old Dairy lies close to the side of the house and provides extremely useful additional accommodation. In recent years this has been let out to some longstanding tenants for about £800pcm, but is now vacant. In addition to the comfortable accommodation there is a very useful storage room. There is a small garden area.

The farm buildings are located behind the garden and comprise:

  • Tractor shed about 38ft x 16ft
  • Lean-to about 19ft x 14ft
  • Shipping container.

Beside the tractor shed is a sheep sorting area divided into four pens on a concrete base.

The property is available with either 10.60 acres or as a whole which provides an additional 29.40 acres making a total of about 40 acres The 10.60 acres lies directly to the rear and side of the house and gardens comprising three separate pasture fields of different sizes.

The 29.40 acres adjoins this to the south and has long lane frontage with it’s own access gate. This land is divided into six separate fields for rotational grazing. The land is mainly level alongside the lane before dropping down to a very pretty valley sheltered by woodland opposite. The land is well fenced with water troughs connected and is currently grazed by a local farmer.

The area is very well suited to riding and hacking on the local lanes.

  • Guide Price: Whole (40 acres) - £ 1.35 million.
  • Guide Price: House, buildings and about 10.40 acres - £ 1.10 million.

Location Stockbury, Kent
Price Guide Price as a Whole: £ 1.35 million
Area 40 acres

Contact 01233 506260 | www.hobbsparker.co.uk


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