Lydden Road, Swingfield, CT15 7HE

Offers in the Region Of £650,000 FOR SALE


The property is well situated in the rural village of Swingfield, which is surrounded by Minnis land. Together with the neighbouring villages of Densole, Hawkinge, Elham and Barham, There are a good range of local amenities including Garden Centre, Shops, Schools, Public Houses, Community Halls, Sports and other facilities. Set within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the surrounding countryside provides a wealth of walks, bridle paths and cycle routes. Bus services run through Swingfield giving access to the south, on the coast, to the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone and, to the north, the historic Cathedral City of Canterbury; each offering a wider range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities; together with high speed main line train services to London; with the travel time to St Pancras being some 60 minutes. A little further afield is the bustling business centre of Ashford from where the capital may be accessed in some 37 minutes and Eurotunnel and Eurostar facilities provide direct access deep into Europe.

The Property

This large detached property is being offered for sale for the first time in many years. Set well within its own grounds, of approximately 1.25 acres with various large outbuildings, the house offers good size, well laid out and flexible accommodation.
From the front porch there is a good size second reception room and separate sitting room. A rear hallway leads through to a generous triple aspect kitchen/dining/family room extensively fitted with a double butler sink, electric oven, gas hob, fridge and a charming range oven.
Downstairs will also be found a useful utility/boot room and a shower room/wc.
Upstairs, is a generous landing that leads to the master bedroom with en suite shower room and a well fitted walk-in dressing room, there is also an equally well equipped walk-in dressing room to bedroom two. There are then two further bedrooms and an excellent size family bathroom.

Entrance Porch

Second Reception Room/Dining Room

Approx. 13' 10'' x 12' 9'' (4.21m x 3.88m)

Sitting Room

Approx. 12' 9'' x 10' 4'' (3.88m x 3.15m)

Kitchen/Dining Room

Approx. 24' 0'' x 17' 11'' (7.31m x 5.46m) overall

Utility Room

Approx. 7' 10'' x 7' 6'' (2.39m x 2.28m)

Ground Floor Shower Room

Approx. 7' 6'' x 4' 11'' (2.28m x 1.50m)

First Floor Landing

Master Bedroom

Approx. 13' 2'' x 10' 8'' (4.01m x 3.25m)

Dressing Room

Approx. 12' 4'' x 6' 1'' (3.76m x 1.85m)

En Suite Shower Room

Approx. 12' 4'' x 5' 5'' (3.76m x 1.65m)

Bedroom Two

Approx. 12' 7'' x 8' 8'' (3.83m x 2.64m)

Dressing Room

Approx. 12' 4'' x 6' 0'' (3.76m x 1.83m)

Bedroom Three

Approx. 12' 9'' x 8' 8'' (3.88m x 2.64m)

Bedroom Four

Approx. 8' 11'' x 7' 11'' (2.72m x 2.41m)

Family Bathroom

Approx. 10' 8'' x 7' 6'' (3.25m x 2.28m)

Inner Lobby


The various outbuildings include: a large insulated garden/games room with kitchen area ideal for an annexe subject to the usual consents along with an adjacent utility/boot room. To the front of the plot is a large barn/garage/workshop with internal stables and potting shed. Further buildings include some loose boxes , sheds and greenhouses.
The gardens and grounds total approximately 1.25 acres and include areas of fenced paddocks, an orchard and productive vegetable garden.
There is ample off road parking for numerous vehicles.

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We will be pleased to arrange your viewing appointment. Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the Office and we will be pleased to check the information. Do so, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. N.B. The mention of any appliance and/or services within these particulars does not imply they are in full or efficient working order.

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Tenant Fees


Set up fee (tenants share) - £150 (inc VAT) per tenant

Referencing up to two tenants (identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement

Guarantor Fee - £150 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)

Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement

Permitted Occupier Fee - £60 (inc VAT) per permitted occupier

Explaining to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s) and landlord as well as the provision of documentary guidance and assistance during the tenancy.


Amendment Fee - £120 (inc VAT)

Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy.


Pet Addendum per tenancy - £30 (inc VAT)

Lost Security Items - £12 (inc VAT) plus item cost obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs

Out of Hours Services £30 per hour (inc VAT) plus any actual costs incurred

Where actions of the tenant results in the agent (or nominated contractor) attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at the hourly rate

Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments Interest at 8% above Bank of England Base Rate from date due