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5 bed detached house for sale


Ridge Row, Acrise, Folkestone CT18

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Property features

  • Five Bedroom Farmhouse
  • Heated Pool
  • Stabling And Paddocks
  • EPC - F

Property description

Caroline Farm is a charming farmhouse affording an abundance of character set in beautiful gardens with magnificent equestrian facilities with paddocks and grounds extending to approximately 4 - 6 acres to be defined by the prospective buyers solicitors. The property features many exposed timbers and boasts a wonderful farmhouse kitchen with space for table and seating for ten. Further living space includes two good size reception rooms, utility room and study to the ground floor and five bedrooms, two en-suites and family bathroom upstairs. The property may be suited to those who require an annexe as there there is a south wing with independent staircase linking one of the reception rooms, guest bedroom and en-suite. The property is approached via a long sweeping shingled driveway to a circular turning area outside the house and leading through to a large 40' garage/workshop. The formal gardens are beautifully landscaped with large three tiered fish pond with water lilies and irises, sun terraces, pergolas, mature flower and shrub borders and delightful two storey Wendy house. The secure and secluded pool enclosure has the heated 27 x 13ft heated pool with shallow and deep ends. Immediately to the rear and in view of the farmhouse is the stable block which comprises 6 stables, hay barn, tack room and two additional store rooms that may used as additional stables. Whilst set in a wonderful rural location the City of Canterbury, Folkestone Town, and excellent transport links to London and the Continent are all easily accessible.

Entrance Hall (4.32m x 5.23m)

(Maximum measurement) With tiled underfloor heating, exposed beamed ceiling, stairs to first floor and ornate carved arches through to the kitchen.

Farmhouse Kitchen (4.52m x 5.61m)

A real hub of of the home is this wonderful triple aspect kitchen with space for table and seating for ten. There is an extensive range of wall and base units with integrated Meile appliances to include, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, triple ovens, warmer drawer and microwave. Tiled underfloor heating and French doors to rear garden.

Dining Room (4.09m x 5.44m)

A double aspect room with exposed beamed ceiling, tiled underfloor heating, double glazed windows to front and French doors to rear garden.

Living Room (3.78m x 7.77m)

A double aspect room with exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Feature inglenook style fireplace housing a wood burner on a brick hearth and recess storage cupboards. Tiled underfloor heating and door to front entrance porch.

Utility Room (2.44m x 3.00m)

With steps down from the entrance hall. Space and plumbing for washing machine, free standing oil boiler, heated towel rail and double glazed window to side.

Study (1.98m x 3.23m)

With steps up from the entrance hall. Double glazed window to side and eaves storage area.


Exposed wall timbers and doors to:

Master Bedroom

A double aspect room with outlook over the parking area and stables. Range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, radiator and access to:

En-Suite Shower / WC

A modern and contemporary style suite with concealed cistern wc, vanity unit with wash hand basin and double size shower cubicle.

Bedroom 3 (3.40m x 3.96m)

Double glazed windows to front and side and radiator.

Bedroom 4 (2.90m x 3.89m)

Double glazed window to front and radiator.

Bedroom 5 (3.00m x 3.28m)

Double glazed window and radiator.

Family Bathroom

Three piece suite comprising: Pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc and panel bath. Heated towel rail and double glazed window.

Bedroom 2

Accessed via a separate staircase. A double aspect room with fitted eaves storage wardrobes/cupboards and door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

With fitted vanity wash hand basin, concealed cistern wc and double size shower cubicle. Double glazed window to side.


The property is approached via a long sweeping shingled driveway leading to the circular turning area outside the main house. The driveway continues to the rear of the property giving access to a large garage/workshop and stable block beyond. The private landscaped gardens provide formal lawns with feature tiered pond filled with water lilies. There are a number of sun terraces and pathways with pergolas and numerous well stocked flower beds, shrub borders.

Garage / Workshop (5.61m x 12.19m)

With two up and over doors, power and light.

Heated Pool (3.96m x 8.23m)

Heated pool with deep and shallow ends set within a secure enclosure (41' x 28') and adjoining pool house.

Wendy House (1.83m x 4.57m)

A wonderful character feature Wendy house over two floors under a tiled roof.

Stable Block

Stable block which comprises: 6 stables, hay barn, tack room and two additional store rooms that may used as additional stables and a covered walkway. The stables have power points and lighting connected.


The plot extends to approximately 3 acres and divided into formal gardens and paddocks.

Important note to purchasers:

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Market activity
Average price paid £285,732 Sales 205 Current average value £304,832 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £15,486 ▲ 5.35%

What is the current average value of properties in CT18?

The current average value in CT18 in January 2017 is £304,832. This has increased 0.98% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £222,808 and semi-detached properties valued £254,640. In the past year property prices in CT18 have increased 5.35%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for CT18

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £370,661 £266 3.7 £336,393
Semi-detached £254,640 £267 3.0 £251,336
Terraced £222,808 £255 2.6 £222,338
Flats £159,343 - 1.9 £115,187

Current asking prices in CT18

Average: £363,822
Avg. current asking prices in CT18
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £238,240
Flats - £165,000
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All - £231,582

Current asking rents in CT18

Average: £819 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CT18
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £708 pcm
£912 pcm
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Flats - £752 pcm
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All - £725 pcm
£912 pcm
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Fun facts for CT18

Highest value in CT18
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Farthing Common £527,510
Acrise, Folkestone CT18 £506,907
The Pasture £505,828
Green Close £494,396
Harvest Way £488,422
Highest turnover in CT18
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Bittern Close 58.3%
Corbett Road 53.8%
Demozay Close 52.4%
Sassoon Close 50.0%
Defiant Close 47.4%

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  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Folkestone West (3.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Central (3.8 miles)
  • Sandling (4.8 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (15.5 miles)
  • Manston Airport (16.6 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (35.9 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (3.1 miles)
  • Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal (7.3 miles)
  • Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal (7.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hawkinge Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • The Churchill School (1.7 miles)
  • Selsted Church of England Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Earlscliffe (Sussex Summer Schools Ltd) (3.9 miles)
  • School of English Studies (3.9 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (9.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Academy (3.2 miles)
  • Pent Valley Technology College (3.2 miles)
  • The Old School (3.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,384 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 120,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £3,830 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £31/mo (£369/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £66 Electricity £78 Estimated energy cost £144/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £319 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

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Water Supply £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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