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Hay Lane Ham, Deal Offers in Excess of £850,000

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  • A picturesque thatched cottage set in approximately 2.5 acres.
  • 3 bedroooms plus annexe
  • Original features
  • Outline planning for holiday lets
  • Outbuildings and stables

Nestled within a mature and beautifully manicured garden, Bay Tree Cottage is a picturesque Grade II Listed thatched cottage, originally two cottages and believed to date from the sixteenth century. The property has been well maintained by the current owner and retains an abundance of charm and character. Exposed timbers, inglenook fireplaces, stripped pine latched doors, leaded light windows, and vaulted ceilings are but a few features. The cottage is set in 2.569 acres of gardens and paddocks with a well-stocked orchard which leads to a charming stream. Outline planning permission has been granted for the current units to be converted to five one and two two bedroom holiday lets. In addition to this there is a separate one bedroom self-contained annex, vast workshop/tractor shed, hot tub house, Wendy house, stables, log store and well-appointed gymnasium. Ham is a pretty sought after hamlet just 2½ miles from Sandwich town centre. The medieval town of Sandwich has an excellent range of facilities including supermarket, independent shops, banks, Post Office, chemist, doctor’s and dentist’s surgeries, restaurants and public houses. There is a good range of schooling for all ages and abilities in Sandwich. Sandwich railway station connects to London Charing Cross or alternatively the high speed service goes to St Pancras. The seaside town of Deal, which has a greater range of amenities, is approximately 5 miles away.

Hay Lane Ham
Deal CT14 0DZ
County: Kent
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: S2811

Entrance door leading into :-

Entrance Hallway

Tiled flooring, exposed painted brick old bakers oven, stained window to side, sliding door to kitchen with inset stained glass, further window to rear and door to dining room and kitchen:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

16' 7'' x 8' 10'' (5.05m x 2.69m)

A bespoke country-style kitchen/breakfast room with double doors leading out to the terrace. Double aspect windows, integrated dishwasher, integrated freezer, Worcester oil boiler, granite effect work surfaces, with storage cupboards under, stoves electric four-ring hob with oven/grill under extractor fan over, part panelling to walls, butler sink.


Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled flooring, chrome ladder radiator, and part tiled walls.

Snug/Library Room

10' 0'' x 11' 7'' (3.05m x 3.53m)

Panelled glazed window to rear, old fire place recess with bressummer beam over, build in storage cupboard. We are advised by the owner that the shelving in this room was created out of wood from 11 Downing Street! Door to:-

Sitting Room

17' 1'' x 13' 7'' (5.20m x 4.14m)

Full length leaded window to front, further leaded to leaded window to front , stained glassed leaded window to side, inglenook fireplace with exposed brick surround and tiled half, leaded apex window to side and external double doors. From this room there is a door with stairs leading to the first floor.

Dining Room

11' 11'' x 9' 5'' (3.63m x 2.87m)

Window to front, fireplace recess, part panelling to walls, built in base storage cupboard with shelving over and further built in shelved cupboard.

Inner Lobby

With original front door, build in storage cupboard and door to:-

Reception Room

11' 10'' x 11' 7'' (3.60m x 3.53m)

Double aspect windows to front and side and doors to:-

Utility Room

With space and plumbing for washing machine, window to rear work surface and vinyl flooring. Stairs to:-

First Floor Landing

Built in storage cupboard and pine panelled latch doors to:-


11' 7'' x 4' 2'' (3.53m x 1.27m)

Marble tiled floor, stained glass frosted window to rear, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with double headed shower over, part marble tiled walls.

Bedroom 1

11' 11'' x 11' 7'' (3.63m x 3.53m)

Double aspect with windows to front and side.

Bedroom 2

12' 0'' x 9' 7'' (3.65m x 2.92m)

Double aspect with windows to front and rear, built in wardrobes, exposed brick fireplace and door to:-

Inner Lobby

Leaded window to rear and door to:-


7' 11'' x 6' 10'' (2.41m x 2.08m)

Leaded window to rear, tiled floor, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, build in double cupboard, bath with shower over, part tiled walls, chrome ladder radiator.

Bedroom 3

13' 9'' x 12' 2'' (4.19m x 3.71m)

(Including stairs) With vaulted ceiling, window to front and rear, oak panel fronted built-in wardrobe cupboard to one wall and stairs leading down to ground floor.


Detached self-contained annex, with double glazed double doors leading to:-


17' 8'' x 11' 6'' (5.38m x 3.50m)

Window to side and rear.


9' 5'' x 7' 10'' (2.87m x 2.39m)

A good range of fitted modern units with vinyl tiled effect flooring, further window to side, Zanussi oven with electric hob over, Stoves extractor fan, space and plumbing for washing machine, stainless steel single drainer sink unit.

Futher inner hall leading to:-


15' 8'' x 7' 7'' (4.77m x 2.31m)

Window to side, built in double wardrobe, part panelled walls and door to:-

En-suite Shower Room

Tiled shower cubical, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, towel rail and frosted double glazed window to side.


The cottage is set back from the road and secluded by mature trees, hedging, wall and fence with double gates leading to a sweeping gravelled driveway which extends to the rear of the property providing ample parking. There are currently four paddocks, a hot tub cabin (14'5 x 10'10"), child’s timber playhouse, stables, outbuildings currently used for storage and offices without outline planning permission to convert to seven holiday lets.

Unit 1

22' 7'' x 14' 7'' (6.88m x 4.44m)

Incorporating cloakroom with interlinking door to:-

Unit 2

35' 1'' x 14' 9'' (10.69m x 4.49m)

Unit 3

12' 4'' x 8' 7'' (3.76m x 2.61m)

Unit 4

10' 6'' x 8' 8'' (3.20m x 2.64m)

Unit 5

23' 1'' x 8' 9'' (7.03m x 2.66m)

Unit 6

16' 2'' x 14' 8'' (4.92m x 4.47m)

Unit 7

16' 5'' x 8' 6'' (5.00m x 2.59m)


39' 4'' x 26' 3'' (11.98m x 7.99m)

Room in workshop providing cloakroom with low level WC.

Small Office

8' 2'' x 8' 1'' (2.49m x 2.46m)


23' 7'' x 21' 2'' (7.18m x 6.45m)

Storage cupboards to one wall with oak framed entrance foyer, laminate flooring, heating, lighting and a cloakroom.

Stable 1

11' 10'' x 11' 5'' (3.60m x 3.48m)

Stable 2

11' 10'' x 11' 6'' (3.60m x 3.50m)

Hay Lane Ham
Deal CT14 0DZ
County: Kent
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: S2811
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