Key Features

  • • Delightful Farm in outstanding Location
  • • Far reaching Wealden views
  • • Includes 4 bed bungalow, modern ex-farm building with consent to convert to 2 3 bed dwellings
  • • Land extending to 37.31 acres

DIRECTIONS: The postcode of the property is ME15 0SL. If approaching from Maidstone, head south out of the town on the B2010 through Tovil, continue onto Dean Street for approximately 2 miles. At the crossroads with the Heath Road head straight across onto Upper Hunton Hill and the property will be located on the right-hand side.

SITUATION: North Park Farm is located on the outskirts of the Parish of Hunton. Nearby Coxheath has local village amenities with more extensive educational, recreational and shopping facilities in the County town of Maidstone some 4.4 miles to the north east. Maidstone has three mainline railway stations which offer a direct service to London in under an hour. Maidstone has easy access to the M20 with onward connections to the National motorway network.

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with our Paddock Wood Office (01892 832325).

DESCRIPTION: North Park Farm is located in an elevated position on the escarpment with far reaching panoramic views over the Weald of Kent. It is approached off Hunton Hill through electric gates with the driveway leading round to the Bungalow and dividing off to the Barn both centrally located to the land.

The Bungalow

A detached brick built property built in the late 1980’s offering accommodation of hallway with WC and shower room leading to sitting room with picture windows taking in the view, a large open plan kitchen/dining room with French windows onto patio with rear lobby/utility room. There is a master bedroom with a Jack and Jill en-suite bathroom and 3 further bedrooms. Family bathroom. The house has underfloor heating. The Bungalow would lend itself to extending or redevelopment (subject to Planning Permission being granted) to make the most of its superb location.

Outside

The Bungalow sits in formal landscaped gardens which surround the property with a gravelled parking area to the side. There is a former nursery site including a number of polytunnel frames to the immediate west of the Bungalow.

The Buildings

The Buildings are located to the west of the Bungalow in a concreted yard with a separate driveway on the immediate southern side of the Bungalow but not visible from the house. The yard is located in a private position with views over farmland to the south. The building comprises a detached portal framed building (346 sq m which has Prior Notification for Change of Use to two self-contained dwellings. The Approved accommodation is identical for both units and comprises: Open plan living room/dining room with 4 bedrooms, 1 with en-suite facilities and a family bathroom. Each dwelling has an approved garden curtilage attaching. There is provision for car parking space on the southern side of the yard.

PLANNING: Planning Permission was granted for the Change of Use of the Light Industrial Building to 2 self-contained dwellings, subject to conditions (Planning Application Reference 18/500768/PNPA). Consent was granted by Maidstone Borough Council on the 4th April 2018. Copies of the Decision Notice and Approved plans are available to download from our website or can be sent on request.

The Farmland

This extends to some 37.31 acres (15.09 hectares) of land in 2 blocks either side of the centrally located Bungalow and Barn. The southern part of the site has been in an arable rotation with the northern land laid to pasture. The land is classified by DEFRA is Grade III and listed on Soilscape as being freely draining slightly acid but base-rich soils.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Maidstone Borough Council, Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6JQ. Telephone 01622 602000. www.maidstone.gov.uk

SERVICES: Electricity, water and private drainage are connected to the house. Electricity and water are connected to the building but purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the suitability of these services for a future residential use.

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY: There is a footpath located across the northern boundary of the property.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME ENTITLEMENTS: No BPS Entitlements are available.

DATE OF INFORMATION: Particulars and photos prepared August 2018.

PARTICULARS, PLANS AND SCHEDULES: The particulars and acreages stated therein, together with the plans are believed but not guaranteed to be correct. They are given by the Agents to assist viewers but are specifically excluded from any contract and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the information contained therein.

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