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Building at Forge Farm, Staplestreet, Hernhill, Kent, ME13 9UD
A former farm building with approved change of use to convert to a detached residential dwelling with a floor area of approximate 30m²/
325 sq ft with garden curtilage and agricultural land extending in all to some 0.28 acres/0.11 hectares with further potential
(subject to planning consent)
VIEWING: Extermally the property can be viewed at any reasonable time during daylight hours
DIRECTIONS: The postcode to the property is ME13 9UD. If travelling from the west, head towards Whitstable on the M2 and as the motorway merges with the A229 Thanet Way immediately after junction 7, take the next exit on to the Whitstable Road towards Faversham and look out almost immediately for a left turn into Staplestreet Road, which takes you back over the dual carriageway. At the next T junction, turn right and head towards Staplestreet and Forge Farm will be seen on the left, close to the junction with Church Hill.
WHAT3WORDS: Using the What3Words App, the access to the building will be found at change.unstated.bracelet
SITUATION: Forge Farm Building is located on the edge of the hamlet of Staplestreet, close to the village of Hernhill in a convenient location with easy access to the near A229 and its onward connections to the M2 and the coast. Nearby Boughton Under Bean village has two public houses with its shop, church and a number of other local services. More extensive retail and leisure facilities can be found at Faversham, approximately 3.3 miles to the west, including supermarkets, leisure facilities and a main line rail service to London. The Brenley Corner Junction 7 of the M2, is some 1.5 miles to the south west.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Swale Borough Council, Swale House, East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3HT Telephone 01795 417850 or www.swale.gov.uk.
DESCRIPTION: Approached off Staplestreet over a right of way shared with the adjacent orchard, Forge Farm Building is set back from the road in an area of open land, adjoining orchards on its north eastern boundary and to the north west, a site with permission for development of 8 affordable houses (see plan attached for the approved layout and design).
The building ( 30m² /325 sq ft), has an approved change of use for a residential conversion to provide an open plan bedroom, living and kitchen area, with a compact shower room and wc. The building has a small garden curtilage, but is sold with a larger area of agricultural land, the overall site extending in all to some 0.28 acres/ 0.11 hectares.
ACCESS: Access to the property will be over the right of way shown on the sale plan, hatched brown.
SERVICES: Purchasers should rely on their own enquiries. The vendor has confirmed to the best of his knowledge, mains electricity and water are located adjacent to the site. Drainage will be to an on site biodisc unit to be installed by the purchasers.
NOTE: The vendor will retain an easement for an existing underground electricity connection, which passes through the land being sold, to a farm irrigation system.
PLANNING: Planning permission for a change of use of the building and land to a one dwelling house and associated operational development, was granted by Swale Borough Council (subject to conditions) on 8th January 2021. Planning reference 20/504753/PNQCLA. Copies of the planning for approval, are available to download from our Lambert & Foster website, or available on request.
FENCING: Purchasers will be responsible for erecting and thereafter maintaining sound stock proof fencing to a minimum specification of treated posts at no more than 2 metre intervals, with stock netting and plain or barbed wire, along the boundary indicated on the sale plan, with inward facing T marks. A gate will need to be installed at point A.
OVERAGE: The vendors will include an Overage Clause in the sale contract/transfer, reserving 30% of any uplift in value for 30 years, in the event of planning consent being granted on the site for more than one single residential dwelling.
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.
ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE (AML): In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, we are now required to obtain proof of identification for all vendors and purchasers. You will need to supply information required for us to complete our identification checks which will include your date of birth, main residential address and a colour copy of your passport or photo driving licence. Lambert & Foster apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but it is a legal requirement. requirement. Unfortunately, Lambert & Foster will not be able to conclude a sale on your behalf to any person or people who are unable to provide confirmation of identification.
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