Painters Farm, Painters Forstal, Faversham

*For Sale by Informal Tender*

Closing date 12 noon – Friday 24th July 2020

Please contact the selling agents for further information.

Painters Farm is situated within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and comprises a detached Grade II Listed Farmhouse which dates back to the 16th Century with a significant floor area. The property was originally a single house but was subsequently divided into two and would readily convert to one dwelling following renovation and refurbishment. In addition, there is a range of Farm Buildings, Pastureland, licensed Caravan Site and Telecommunications Mast extending in total to approximately 21 acres. The property is offered for sale as a whole or in 3 lots.

A Grade II Listed detached farmhouse of predominantly timber frame construction with exposed painted brick and plaster infill, set over two storeys with period timber features throughout and under a Kent peg tile covered roof. Accommodation for descriptive purposes is as follows:-

Entrance Hall with Living Room to left hand side with brick fireplace and under stairs cupboard. Former Dining Room with large Inglenook fireplace. Right hand Sitting Room with Inglenook fireplace with wood burner and stairs to first floor. Kitchen with single drainer sink and gas cooker point. Bathroom and WC off. Rear Garden Room with bread oven. A first staircase leads from the Ground Floor to Bedroom 1 (Double), Bedroom 2 (Double) with a secondary staircase leading to Bedroom 3 (Double) and Bedroom 4 (Double).

Entrance Lobby leading to Kitchen with gas cooker point and MAIN multipoint gas boiler. Living Room with gas fire small lobby with stairs down to Cellar. Stairs from the First Floor lead to Bedroom 1 (Double), Bedroom 2 (Single) and Family Bathroom with WC. Floor plans for the property can be found below for further information.

There are lawned gardens with flowerbeds to the front, side and rear of the property. There is ample off road parking to the side of the house on a hard core driveway with a detached two storey Granary of brick and tile construction to the rear. In addition, there is a further timber and corrugated iron Pole Barn.

The farm buildings are situated around an attractive flint walled courtyard and the traditional buildings are principally of brick and flint construction with slate or tiled roofs. All of these buildings have been in either agricultural use or used in conjunction with the Caravan Site for several years. Please see the detailed boundary plan in the particulars for more information on these buildings.

The Pastureland is situated predominantly to the north and west of the Farmhouse and is well fenced and used for grazing purposes. The land itself is classified Grade 2 on the Agricultural Land Classification Plan for England and Wales with soils consisting of the Batcombe soil series of flinty silty over clayey soils that have good drainage characteristics and are used for a variety of cropping regimes throughout the south-east.
The land is currently all laid down to grass and has been cut for hay or grazed by livestock to keep it well managed and extends in total to approximately 15.22 acres.

The telecommunications mast is situated in the southwest corner of the pastureland and is currently let on a tenancy agreement to EE at a rent of £7,000 per annum.

The vendors and their agents do not accept any responsibility for accidents or personal injury as a result of viewings whether accompanied or not. Viewings are strictly by appointment only with the vendor’s sole agent.

Please see the Particulars for more Boundary Plans, Floorplans and further information on the property.

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Price £1,500,000

21.00 acres

6 bedrooms

A rare opportunity to purchase a Grade II Listed Farmhouse with a significant range of farm buildings and grazing land situated just to the south of Faversham with easy access to the rest of the county. In all approximately 21 acres.

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