Sweepstakes Farm is situated in a lovely rural setting on the close outskirts of the sought after village of Hartlip, where there is an excellent primary school, strong village community and a pub. The property is also within walking distance of the village hall. Situated on the North Downs, Hartlip is exceptionally well placed for Maidstone, Sittingbourne and the Medway Towns, all of which provide excellent shopping, educational and social facilities. There is easy access to the M2 and M20 motorways providing fast travel to London and the Kent coastline. Rainham station is close, where there is a 50 minute service into London St Pancras.
The property comprises a quite beautiful Grade II listed former farmhouse that has retained much of its original character. The house has beautiful mellowed brick and ship lap elevations under a peg tiled roof and benefits from oil fired central heating and there is a security system installed. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and there is useful cellerage. The house itself stands in lovely parkland gardens that extend in all to approximately 1.5 acres (Further land available subject to separate negotiation). Internal inspection is thoroughly recommended by the sole selling agent. EPC: exempt.
Ground Floor: -
Entrance Porch - Part glazed entrance door to ...
Grand Reception Hall: - 4.67m x 2.74m (15'4 x 9') - Tiled flooring. Elegant staircase to first floor. Under stairs cupboard.
Cloakroom - Low-level WC. Corner wash hand basin. Tiled flooring.
Study: - 4.42m x 3.91m (14'6 x 12'10) - Double aspect room. Built in desk top. Range of built in cupboards. Glazed panelled door to garden. Door to ...
Dining Room: - 4.88m x 4.06m (16' x 13'4) - Double aspect room with windows to the front and side elevations. Three wall light points. Beautiful inglenook fireplace with oak bressummer beam and natural brick surround. Heavily beamed ceiling. Door to ...
Entrance Vestibule - Entrance door. Range of built in cupboards. Door to ...
Sitting Room: - 5.11m x 4.11m (16'9 x 13'6) - Wide inglenook fireplace with oak bressummer beam and natural brick surround. Heavily beamed ceiling. Three wall light points.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - 4.80m x 4.42m (15'9 x 14'6) - Double aspect room with windows to the side and rear elevations. The kitchen has an excellent range of granite work surfaces with bespoke cupboards, drawers and space under. Samsung stainless steel oven. Built in microwave. Steamer oven. Bosch 4-ring hob. Built in Rayburn oven. Built in fridge and dishwasher. Range of wall units. Double sink unit with mixer tap and cupboards under. Dresser unit with display cupboards.
Utility Room: - 5.03m x 2.24m (16'6 x 7'4) - Work surface with cupboards, drawers and space under. Twin bowl sink unit. Range of built in cupboards. High level storage cupboards. Fitted shelving. Recently installed Grant oil fired boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water.
Lower Ground Floor: - Accessed from the Kitchen/Breakfast room to ...
Brick Lined Cellar - Window to the front elevation.
First Floor: -
Galleried Landing: - 5.92m x 2.84m (19'5 x 9'4) - Large feature window to the rear elevation. Staircase to second floor.
Bedroom 1: - 5.36m x 3.48m (17'7 x 11'5) - Double aspect room with windows to the front and side elevations. Attractive fireplace with natural brick surround and fitted oak bressummer beam. Door to ...
En-Suite Shower Room - Marble tiled shower cubicle with fitted Aqualisa shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low-level WC. Tiled walls. Extractor fan. Inset ceiling lighting.
Bedroom 2: - 4.62m x 3.96m (15'2 x 13') - Double aspect room with windows to the rear and side elevations. Wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboard under.
Bedroom 3: - 5.18m x 4.04m (17' x 13'3) - Window to the front elevation. Built in cupboard. Walk in cupboard. Door to ...
En-Suite Shower Room With Villeroy & Boch Suite - Bidet. Low-level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. Chrome radiator/towel rail. Tiled walls. Amtico flooring. Inset ceiling lighting. Extractor fan.
Bedroom 4: - 4.52m' x 3.25m (14'10' x 10'8) - Window to the rear elevation. Range of hand built in cupboards. Dressing table.
Rear Landing - Built in cupboard. Window to the side elevation. Door to ...
Family Bathroom - Roll top bath with clawed feet, side mounted mixer tap and shower attachment. Shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. Bidet. Low-level WC. Inst ceiling lighting. Extractor fan. Tiled walls.
Second Floor: -
Bedroom 5: - 6.48m x 3.89m (21'3 x 12'9) - Maximum 'L' shaped measurements. Window to the side elevation. Two wall light points. Built in cupboards. Access to attic space.
Bedroom 6: - 3.96m x 3.66m (13' x 12') - Window to the side elevation. Eaves storage cupboards. Wall light point.
Shower Room - Shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. Low-level WC. Wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboards under. Access to roof space. Tiled walls.
Externally: - A electronically operated 5-bar gate mounted on brick pillar opens to a pea shingled driveway which leads to the side and continues to very extensive parking and turning, this in turn gives access to ...
Bespoke Oak Framed Garage/Carport - Bespoke oak framed and slate tiled garage/carport:-
Garage - 19' x 8'10. Double doors. Power and light.
Adjoining Car Port 27' x 19'2. Three bays.
Planning permission has been granted to provide ancillary accommodation over the entire first floor of this building with an oak external staircase.
Gardens And Grounds: - These are an outstanding feature to the property, being of parkland style. South of the house is an area of lawn with herbaceous borders. There are extensive areas of lawn interspersed with specimen and ornamental trees. The gardens continue on into a woodland area filled with a variety of trees together with a small Kent cobb orchard. The gardens and grounds border farmland and extend in all to approximately 1.5 acres.
Viewing - Viewing strictly by arrangements with the Agent’s Head Office:
52-54 King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1DB
Directions - From the A2 London Road take Lower Hartlip Road and continue for some distance, the farmhouse will be found on the right hand side.
Agents Note - Further land may be available to purchase subject to separate negotiation.