• Rural Location
  • Stud Farm
  • Numerous Residential Elements
  • Holiday Let Income
  • 75 Acres
  • About 7 000 sq ft of Outbuildings
  • Sand School
  • Extensive Stabling
  • Frant Station 1.3 miles
  • Tunbridge Wells 3.4 Miles

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Tenure: Freehold


A rare opportunity to acquire a stud farm in a rural setting at the end of a long drive positioned between Frant and Bells Yew Green. In its current guise it provides numerous residential elements, extensive outbuildings and holiday let income, with 75 acres.

Manor Farm Stud is located in an idyllic rural location at the end of a long drive yet within 1.3 miles of Frant station. The property is arranged with a four bedroom attached home known as Blinkers formed from an oast/barn conversion, Manor Farm Stud which forms part of a central courtyard (previously the Groom’s quarters), this has been sub-divided with a three bedroom house and an adjoining two bedroom holiday let, and there is also a stable flat and a washroom. There are extensive equestrian facilities including a sand school and numerous supporting outbuildings.

An attractive building formed from an oast and barn conversion with a number of character features including timbered ceilings, exposed brickwork, an excellent farmhouse family kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, attractive dining room with exposed brickwork and a good size sitting room. On the first floor the main bedroom has an en suite shower room and there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Please see agents note regarding the agricultural occupancy.

Manor Farm Stud forms part of the central courtyard of buildings with weatherboarded elevations, timber frame with tile hanging under a corrugated asbestos roof. There is an excellent family/kitchen breakfast room with oil fired Aga (there is no central heating at the property), good size sitting room with open fireplace, well proportioned dining room, boot room and on the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Snaffles is a holiday let created out of one part of the building. This could be incorporated back into Manor Farm Stud. Snaffles comprises of a sitting room with log burner, kitchen/dining room with flagstone flooring, two first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is no central heating at the property.

The flat is in need of updating. There is a sitting room with kitchen area, bedroom, separate WC and shower room.

Blinkers has a garden laid to lawn with mature shrubs and screening hedge.

The land is arranged primarily in 12 blocks of permanent pasture together with a section of woodland known as Spring Coppice. The principal permanent pasture has a gentle slope boarded by mature woodland and fencing (combination of post and rail and single wire). There is a sand school measuring 40m x 20m. In total the land measures 75 acres.

There is a central stable yard with stable block with ten loose boxes each comprising of a timber dividing wall with concrete base. In the south west corner there is a tractor barn with timber clad elevations on a concrete base and steel frame. In one corner there is kitchen/washroom facilities for the yard. The old forge, is located to the west of the central courtyard and would make a useful home office or additional ancillary holiday accommodation (subject to the usual consents). There are four further stables opposite this. To the entrance of the property are three further stables and a tack room, a double stable block and an adjacent hay store. Close to the sand school are 3 further stables and a tack room.

The property is available as a whole or alternatively Manor Farm Stud with the courtyard buildings and the forge and 4 further stables in 9.32 acres illustrated in yellow is available separately. The buyer would also have the opportunity to purchase an additional 46 acres shown in pink which would be subject to an overage clause.

Agents Notes:
Blinkers - subject to an occupying condition relating to the person engaging in the current stud farm business or in agriculture/forestry.

Manor Farm Stud - the building has a corrugated asbestos sheet roof.

The additional 46 acres will be subject to an overage clause.


Last Modified 24/05/2023

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