Bettysland is an impressive, detached period property (unlisted) which is believed to be circa 16/17th century, with brick and part tile hung elevations, enjoying a wealth of character features throughout including many beautiful exposed timbers, vaulted ceilings, oak staircase, timber latch doors, exposed brickwork and fireplaces. The property also benefits from planning permission for a two storey rear extension to include a new Kitchen/Dining Room and Master Bedroom with en-suite (Ashford Borough Council ref : 18/00692/AS).
At the entrance a useful Lobby area leads into the Entrance Hall, with partial full height ceiling and staircase to the 1st floor, leading to the accommodation beyond, a brief description of which follows (with approximate dimensions) :
SITTING ROOM 17' 7" x 11' 3" (5.36m x 3.43m) Double aspect room with views to front and side, inglenook fireplace and inset wood burning stove. Useful understairs storage alcove.
DINING ROOM 11' 5" x 9' (3.48m x 2.74m) Double aspect, partially open plan with adjacent room, divided by open timber studwork. Exposed brickwork and fireplace with wood burning stove.
RECEPTION ROOM 11' 5" x 10' 0" (3.48m x 3.05m) Partially open plan with adjacent Dining Room. With open fireplace, window to front and door to Kitchen Breakfast Room.
STUDY 6' 9" x 6' 6" (2.06m x 1.98m) With beautiful rural views to rear.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM 30' 3" x 6' 10" (9.22m x 2.08m) Situated to the rear, enjoying lovely views to paddocks. Whitewashed brickwork and comprehensive range of base/wall cabinets set under oak timber worktops with double stainless steel sink, oven, hob (both electric), microwave oven and freezer. Further storage cupboard and doors to Rear Lobby and Utility Room.
UTILITY ROOM 7' 2" x 8' 7 max" (2.18m x 2.62m) 'L shape with storage set under oak worktops, 1.5 bowl sink and views to front, with Cloakroom off.
CLOAKROOM 4' 0" x 2' 5" (1.22m x 0.74m) With W.C. and window to rear.
REAR LOBBY 6' 2" x 5' 4" (1.88m x 1.63m) Further built in storage, set under oak worktops with windows to side and door to rear gardens.
1ST FLOOR Split landing with exposed oak floorboards, beautiful views to paddocks, built in storage and airing cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM 17' 2" x 11' 6" (5.23m x 3.51m) With exposed oak timber floor, double aspect to front and rear, enjoying scenic rural views and built in storage.
BEDROOM 11' 7" x 10' 7" (3.53m x 3.23m) Double room with superb vaulted ceiling, lovely rural views to front, exposed oak floor and built in storage.
BEDROOM 11' 5" x 9' 7" (3.48m x 2.92m) Double room with beautiful vaulted ceiling, scenic rural views to front and built in storage.
BEDROOM 8' 9 max" x 7' 2 max" (2.67m x 2.18m) Single room, 'L' shape with storage recess and rural views to rear.
SHOWER/WET ROOM Newly fitted, contemporary style with white fittings to include walk in shower, hand basin and W.C. Views to rear.
SHOWER ROOM Traditional style with shower (with some reduced head height), hand basin and W.C. with rural views to rear.
The property is set back from a quiet country lane on the fringes of Wittersham village, surrounded by approximately 4.5 acres (unmeasured) of grounds and gardens, all enclosed by mature hedge boundaries. At the entrance are double electric timber gates opening to a generous gravel driveway with oak framed double bay garage (19' x 17;2) with log store to one side, leading to the annexe, equestrian area and mature gardens surrounding the house which are predominantly laid to lawn interspersed with many trees, shrubs and borders. There is also an outdoor heated swimming ( 26' x 13'), charming terrace area, large pond and separate gate from the road for pedestrian access. EPC: E
Former cart lodge, newly converted to high specification, with superb contemporary, open plan, light and airy interior enjoying underfloor heating (electric), oak flooring, air conditioning/heating and large oak decking terrace overlooking the pond, with rural views beyond.
LIVING/DINING AREA 19' 2" x 18' 1 max" (5.84m x 5.51m) Open plan with bi fold doors to one wall opening to superb decking terrace, enjoying rural views. Contemporary oak/glass staircase to 1st floor.
KITCHEN 11' 5" x 8' 3" (3.48m x 2.51m) Open plan with adjacent Living/Dining area. Fitted with modern kitchen units set under oak worktops with integrated appliances.
SHOWER ROOM 7' 3" x 7' 0" (2.21m x 2.13m) Shower, basin and W.C.
UTILITY ROOM 7' 0" x 4' 9" (2.13m x 1.45m) With hot water tank and ample space for storage/utilities.
1ST FLOOR 13'' 2 max" x 12' 10" (4.01m x 3.91m) Double bedroom enjoying beautiful triple aspect views and superb Velux balcony window. En-suite W.C. and hand basin.
3 large paddocks, 2 smaller paddocks, menage (40m x 20m) and lunging pen (17m diameter), both with sand and combi-ride fibre surface.
Stable block with hard standing to front. Block comprising :
4 Stables (12' x 12'9 each) One with wash area (electric shower & cross tie posts), two with stable soft seamless rubber floor, one with rubber matting and three with half rubber walls
Tack room (12' 9 x 9'8)
Hay store/tractor store (28'3 x 11'6)
Workshop/store (31'6 x 11'8)
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.