Sat in some 12.7 acres, this equestrian home boasts a well-proportioned 4 bedroom house, a detached 1 bedroom annexe, various outbuildings and over 20 stables, a 20 x 40 Mark Scott ménage and direct access to bridleways. Suited as a residential home or as a business opportunity.
Sat in some 12.7 acres, this equestrian home boasts well-proportioned accommodation, a detached annexe, various outbuildings and stables, a 20 x 40 Mark Scott ménage and direct access to bridleways. Having been run as a successful riding school, the current family have enjoyed many years here, offering teaching, forest rides, competitions and workshops and are selling as they require more outside space. A versatile size, the property will be suited as a residential home for an equine enthusiast or as a business opportunity.
Ten Oaks Farm is located on the rural outskirts of Hawkhurst village. Hawkhurst offers a wide selection of friendly local stores including a popular organic butcher, a chemist, petrol station, a medical centre, a dental surgery, a Waitrose supermarket and a Tesco supermarket. There are also several pubs, restaurants and take-away shops.
Hawkhurst is well situated with access to a number of prestigious public and private schools, including Marlborough House, St Ronan's, Dulwich Prep, Bethany, Vine Hall, Benenden and the sought-after Cranbrook School (the catchment area of which encompasses Ten Oaks Farm). Hawkhurst Primary had a short Ofsted Inspection in November 2017 and continues to carry a "Good" score.
Hawkhurst is conveniently located within easy driving distance of the A21 (3.6 miles from the property) providing access to the M25 to the north and the A21 south down to the coast. The nearest Railway Stations are in Etchingham and Staplehurst, both offering fast and frequent services to central London.
House Ground Floor
The front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall where doors open into the study, sitting room, cloak room and kitchen/dining room. Stairs ascend to the first-floor landing. The study at the front is the perfect place to work. The sitting room is triple aspect with windows providing views to the front and side and doors lead out to the enclosed rear garden. There is a brick-built fireplace with a cast iron wood burning stove. The cloakroom is fitted with a low-level WC and a wall mounted wash-hand basin with a storage cupboard. The open plan kitchen/dining/utility room has windows to the front and side with a door leading to the rear. At the front there is a formal dining area, the kitchen and utility is fitted with a range of wall and base units including a four ring electric hob and a dual fuel range. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher and a fridge. The entire area is fitted with slate flooring. From the utility a door opens into the shower room, comprising a low-level WC, a pedestal wash-hand basin and a walk in shower unit with a window at the rear. From the dining area, a door opens into the conservatory which is glazed on three sides with glazed double doors providing external access. Ascending the Staircase to the:
House First Floor
A high elevation window in the stairwell provides natural light over the galleried landing. There is an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank and emersion heater along with the solar panel controls. Doors open into the master suite and the other 3 double bedrooms. The bathroom is fitted with a low-level WC, a wash-hand basin, a bath and a shower with a high elevation window to the rear. The master suite is a double aspect room with views to the front and the side. An archway leads into the dressing area and a door leads into the en-suite bathroom, which is fitted with low-level WC, a wash-hand basin, a bath, a heated towel rail and a shower with a high elevation window to the rear.
This annexe is a versatile, self-contained space which could be utilised as quarters for a groom or a family member. Open plan in design, it boasts a contemporary finish. An entrance hall has a wooden staircase leads which leads to the first-floor bedroom. A door opens into the open plan sitting/dining/kitchen room and another into the bathroom. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with a worktop over. Gas hob with a Cooke and Lewis oven, a built-in microwave and space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. The breakfast bar provides dining space.
There is a window overlooking the garden at the rear. The remainder of the room provides ample sitting and dining space with glazed doors to the garden at the rear and a woodburning stove in the corner. The contemporary bathroom suite is fitted with a low-level WC, a wall mounted wash-hand basin, a glazed shower unit and a bath. A window provides light to the rear. The spacious first-floor bedroom has three windows and plenty of storage space including a dressing area at the side.
Sat in approximately 12.7 Acres, the property provides a great family home or scope to run a business. From the lane, a right of way over the bridle path provides access to an electric five bar gate which leads into the driveway. There is off road parking for numerous vehicles. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the amount of buildings and the scope which this property offers.
The property boasts a huge number of versatile outbuildings including over 20 stables, tack and feed rooms along with hay and straw barns. There is a large room within the stable block which currently provides an office and kitchen for the staff and visitors. The Mark Scott Ménage is sand and rubber, in constant use and well maintained. The numerous paddocks are bordered by mature woodland and two wildlife ponds, they are well suited for a cross country course if desired.
Mains Water. Mains Electricity. Oil Fired Central Heating. Solar Panels. Private Drainage. Annex - both the heating and cooking facilities are fuelled by gas bottle.
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