Holywell Park Farm, Hodsoll Street, Sevenoaks, Kent
Holywell Park Farm is situated just to the north of the small village of Hodsoll Street to the west of the North Downs in an elevated rural position. Meopham, 2 miles north is able to provide your general day to day facilities and amenities along with good road links. The larger towns of Wrotham, Borough Green, Sevenoaks and Maidstone are all within a 10-mile radius and can provide a comprehensive range of facilities, amenities, schooling, access to mainline rail stations with access into London in significantly under an hour along with links to the national motorway network via the M20 at Junctions 5, 6, 7 & 8.
The property comprises a ring-fenced equestrian holding situated just to the west of the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a rural, elevated sought-after location with far reaching views across the surrounding countryside. The farm was originally combined with Holywell Park, the Listed Manor, and the farm itself runs a significant inhouse livery business. The farm has a variety of component parts including farmhouse, cottage, modern and traditional farm buildings along with a significant array of stables housing the horses within the livery yard. The property in its entirety extends to approximately 57.97 acres and although close to residential amenities, is within its own ring fence in a rural location.
Holywell Park Farmhouse
The Farmhouse at Holywell Park Farm is a modern detached dwelling of predominantly cavity brick construction under a pitched interlocking clay tiled roof. The dwelling itself is isolated within a walled garden back from the road in a rural yet accessible location. The dwelling has been updated and modernised over time with some character features throughout providing well-spaced and managed accommodation. The house itself extends to 3,417ft².
Within the residential curtilage of the property, there are good sized lawned and landscaped gardens and grounds that are well-maintained to the front, sides and rear, all within a Walled Garden providing privacy from the farm and equestrian buildings. In addition, there is a detached Den & Gym of timber construction on a brick plinth, clad in timber weatherboarding under pitched slate roofs, situated in the north-east corner. The Den provides an Open-Plan Games Room with double doors out to the garden along with Bathroom with WC, wash hand basin and shower and a fitted Kitchenette Area. The Gym provides and open-plan area currently used by the vendor as a gym along with a lockable Garden Store for further equipment. This building extends to 1,133ft².
In addition to this and part of the residential nature of the property, are the two Store Rooms, Garage and Garden Store linked to the Stables, just the other side of the walled garden providing general storage for the residential property along with vehicle storage. These buildings have potential for conversion into commercial use subject to the necessary consents if required.
Holywell Park Cottage & Workshop
The detached residential cottage is of cavity brick construction part clad in timber weatherboarding under a pitched interlocking concrete tile roof or a pitched slate roof. This dwelling provides open-plan living accommodation and is occupied under Assured Shorthold Tenancy terms. The cottage is situated within a small residential curtilage with parking to the front into the main yard area and small garden to the rear.
The workshop is attached to the cottage on the western elevation and comprises a general commercial workshop, let out on commercial tenancy terms.
The gross external area of the Cottage & Workshop extends to 1,506ft².
Equestrian & Agricultural Yard & Buildings
There are a significant range of modern and traditional farm buildings at Holywell Park Farm that are situated in the centre of the holding. The buildings are spread over a good sized yard area that is used throughout the year predominantly for the equestrian nature of the business. In addition, there are various buildings used for agriculture scattered throughout. A breakdown of the buildings can be found within the Property Particulars.
Land & Livery Business
All of the land at Holywell Park Farm comprises predominantly Grade III agricultural land extending to a total of 53.97 acres. The soil types are consistent throughout the holding, situated just to the west of the North Downs and are therefore very well-draining and comprise chalky sub-soils with a small clay cap. The land is used solely for the grazing of the horses on site within the livery and is registered on the Rural Land Register database for the Basic Payment. The land extends in total to 57.61 acres. A very successful livery business is run from the farm and on the land generating a significant income stream adding to the income from the cottage and workshop.
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