Key Features

  • • Valuable Redevelopment Opportunity
  • • Bungalow, Detached Cottage and Building for Residential Conversion
  • • Popular Rural Location
  • • 0.85 Acres
  • • For sale by Auction on 24th May 2017 (unless sold prior)

SITUATION: The properties are located in between the villages of Newington and Upchurch, close to the North Kent coast. It is conveniently located some 1.3 miles from Newington Village which has a useful range of village amenities including a primary school and mainline railway station connecting to Central London stations and St Pancras in about an hour. There is easy access to the A2 with its onward connections via the A249 to the M20 (10 miles) and M2 motorways (5 miles). There is a good selection of local schools in the area, both at primary and secondary level including popular Grammar schools in nearby Sittingbourne (5 miles) and the Medway Towns (5 miles). DIRECTIONS: The postcode of the Farm is ME9 7PE. From Junction 5 of the M2 motorway with its intersection with the A249, head north-east on the dual carriageway towards Sittingbourne. Take the first exit signed towards Sittingbourne and at the roundabout at Keycol Hill, turn left onto the A2. Proceed into Newington Village and as you leave, look out for the sign to Breach Lane on your right-hand side. Pass under the railway bridge and proceed along the lane, taking the next right into Mill Hill. The farm will be found almost immediately on your left-hand side. VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers’ Paddock Wood Office (01892 832325).

Breach Farm Bungalow A 2 bedroom detached property of rendered brick construction under a pitched fibre cement tiled roof. The property has been extended on its western side with blockwork construction under a monopitch corrugated plastic sheet roof. On the northern elevation there is a detached lean-to car port. The accommodation, which is shown in more detail on the attached floor plan with measurements, comprises: Entrance porch with utility room into kitchen with larder off. Family bathroom with WC, bath and basin. Sitting room and 2 double bedrooms. Council Tax: Band D

Breach Farm Cottage Located to the north-west of the Bungalow, this detached period 3 bedroom property is of traditional brick construction with part tile hung upper elevations under a pitched clay tiled roof. The eastern elevation has been extended to incorporate a small garage of brick construction under a monopitch clay tile roof. The accommodation, which is shown in more detail on the attached floor plan with measurements, comprises Entrance porch leading to sitting room with open fireplace. Kitchen with understairs cupboard. Dining room with log burner. Stairs lead to first floor landing with 1 double bedroom and 2 single bedrooms, together with a family bathroom WC, bath and vanity basin. Outside: The property has a small garden to the side and rear and accessed directly from the lane. There is room for off road parking. Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Council Tax: Band C Approached off the shared access leading off Mill Hill, the buildings comprise a range of former livestock sheds (9.1m x 5.2m) of blockwork construction under a monopitched corrugated fibre cement roof with a timber framed link building (5.1m x 2.2m) attaching on the northern elevation to the Hay Barn. The Boat Shed (12.9m x 5.4m) is of traditional timber framed construction under a pitched corrugated iron roof. The building has a concrete floor with corrugated fibre cement clad elevations on a brick plinth with a roller shutter door on its western side. A further pole barn lean-to (12.9m x 3.6m) attaches on the northern side. The buildings benefit from Prior Notification for a Change of Use of the Livestock Building to a residential use Swale Borough Council Planning Reference 16/508482/PNQCLA granted on the 13th January 2017. The Part B Application for the building and operational development has not been submitted. Copies of the Change of Use Approval are available on request. The Approval requires the removal of the Boat Shed and Pole Barn as described if the residential use is implemented. SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected to the Bungalow and Breach Farm Cottage. Foul water drainage is connected to the main across adjoining farmland for both of the residential properties. The overall site area extends to 0.85 Acres (0.34 Hectares) and comprises a rectangular block of land. NOTE: Prospective purchasers should be aware that the buildings immediately to the north-west have Planning Consent for residential use and have been sold. The vendors are making a Planning Application for a new driveway off Mill Hill to the east of the Bungalow. Further details on request.

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