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#agricultural land 30 Properties

We've been selling agricultural land in the South East for well over 100 years.

We know that selling your farm or a parcel of land is a significant decision and often complicated by succession and tax planning. We helped hundreds of landowners over the years and are always happy to talk you through the options to help you make the most from your property assets.

James Hickman
James Hickman Director and Head of Farms, Land and Equestrian Property
#annexe 30 Properties

Properties for sale with integral or separate annexes or other forms of independent living accommodation.

An annexe offers many opportunities. More and more buyers are looking for space for home working or independent living accommodation for family members. Where planning permission has been obtained these properties may also generate valuable rental income from holiday rental or traditional tenants.

#beams 42 Properties

We love exposed beams at Hobbs Parker. Many of these properties for sale will also be period or listed properties.

I'm very lucky to have sold hundreds of historic properties over the years. Many of these have been timber-framed farmhouses and barn conversions. I never tire of the wonderful craftsmanship. We once sold a house where a complete barn had been painstakingly moved from Challock to Mersham and you could still see the architect's markings showing how the frame was reconstructed.

#building plot 10 Properties

Building plots for sale for one or more houses. In many cases, the planning permission will already have been approved. Ideal for builders, smaller-scale developers and those wishing to self-build their dream home.

"Do you have a building plot for sale in the country with views and some land?" is possibly the question we are asked most frequently. Good building plots are a rare thing. And so when we launch new plots on the market to our database of registered developers, builders and the general public the demand and interest is huge.

#bungalow 21 Properties

Bungalows for sale in Ashford, Tenterden and the local villages and countryside.

As building land has become ever more scarce and expensive, developers have tended to build fewer bungalows than in the past. We are fortunate in that we usually have a good selection of bungalows for sale and many of these, having been built some time ago, will benefit from nice sized gardens.

#business opportunity 23 Properties

Properties for sale with business opportunities. These might include rental income, holiday lets, leisure businesses, fishing lakes and others.

Having been selling rural property for well over a hundred years at Hobbs Parker, we are often one of the first agents that buyers turn to when searching for a property to buy that will accommodate their business plans.

#coastal 10 Properties

Homes for sale in Kent and East Sussex within walking distance from the coast.

We are lucky in this part of the world - most of us live within 30-minute drive from the coast. And we have some stunning beaches and coastal towns in Kent and East Sussex. A property for sale with sea views will always command a premium value.

#development land 10 Properties

Development land for sale in Kent and the wider South East. Usually with planning permission granted for residential housing.

Jon Rimmer and I look after around 80 clients at any one time. You can be assured of a confidential expert service. We'll help you make the most of your opportunity - whether this is for a single plot or a development of hundreds of houses. We've bags of practical experience in Kent and the South East and a track record for delivering great results for our clients.

#equestrian 6 Properties

Equestrian properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex featuring stables, paddocks or riding arenas.

I spent most of my life in and around horses, from point-to-point jockey to auctioneer and equestrian property expert. Marketing and selling equestrian property is a specialist field where this experience counts. I'll help you achieve maximum value from your property.

James Hickman
James Hickman Director and Head of Farms, Land and Equestrian Property
#for refurbishment 15 Properties

Properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex for refurbishment, renovation and modernisation.

We've tagged these properties as we think they offer you the chance to add value or put your own stamp on them. They may need complete refurbishment, offer an opportunity to be extended or just be in need of modernisation and some love.

#home office 90 Properties

These properties feature one of more rooms that are ideal for working from home. Often they will include built-in desks and storage. Some are located within garden rooms or pods.

With so many of us working from home a dedicated working space has become a very valuable addition for many buyers.

#listed 35 Properties

Listed properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex - a mix of Grade I, Grade II* and Grade II properties.

Owning a listed property is seen by many as a privilege with owners becoming custodians of a valuable part of our local heritage. However, buyers need to be aware of the responsibilities of owning a listed property too; do give us a call if you'd like some help with this specialist sector of the property market.

#modern 34 Properties

Modern properties for sale or homes with modern or contemporary features or extensions.

We've seen a great deal of interest in contemporary properties in recent years -- the 'Grand Designs effect' perhaps? Certainly, open plan living and large sliding doors and bi-folds are highly sought after by modern families.

#new build 17 Properties

Homes for sale that are either brand new or have been built very recently.

There's a lot to be said for a new or recently constructed home -- immaculate decoration, lower heating bills, contemporary living spaces, modern kitchens and bathrooms. I love the way architects are evolving home design to suit modern family living.

#nhbc warranty 9 Properties

Properties for sale registered with NHBC and with the benefit Buildmark warranty and insurance cover.

Buying a new or recently constructed home with a NHBC Buildmark Warranty offers additional protection and peace of mind. It's well worth bearing in mind when searching for your new home.

#outbuildings 86 Properties

Properties for sale with outbuildings -- these might be large sheds, workshops, storage buildings and livestock accommodation.

Looking for more than a house? Perhaps you run a business from home, want to store classic cars, fancy a dedicated hobby room or need a serious workshop. I'm pleased to say that we'll usually have several properties for sale with outbuildings to suit most needs.

James Hickman
James Hickman Director and Head of Farms, Land and Equestrian Property
#paddock 20 Properties

These properties for sale include paddocks. They are typically laid to grass and range from one acre up to a maximum of around 20 acres.

There is no doubt that a paddock adds substantial value to a house both in terms of the enjoyment that it brings to the owners but also in the asset value of the property. Valuing properties for sale with paddocks requires a huge amount of local expertise -- something that only really comes from years of experience in the field.

#period 42 Properties

Period properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex. Often these will be listed too.

I've lost count of how many fabulous period properties I've valued and sold over the years. I'm lucky enough to live in an old farmhouse myself and know just how much an inglenook, beams and creaking stairs adds to the homely feeling of a period property. Period properties always generate a great deal of interest and sell well.

#riding arena 5 Properties

Equestrian properties for sale in the South East benefitting from indoor riding schools or outside riding arenas.

For those that are serious about their riding, whether this is for pleasure or part of an equestrian business, a sand school, menage or riding arena is a valuable facility.

James Hickman
James Hickman Director and Head of Farms, Land and Equestrian Property
#rural 11 Properties

Rural property is usually in open countryside and is outside the village our town boundary. These properties typically benefit from more space and privacy.

Rural properties often attract a substantial premium and it is important that your estate agent has a full appreciation of all the factors that influence the value of rural properties.

#sea views 2 Properties

Many of our the properties we sell on the Kent and Sussex coast enjoy sea views.

Homes with sea views will always command premium values.

#semi-rural 8 Properties

Semi-rural properties are often located on the outskirts of a town or village. In some ways they offer the best of both worlds - a sense of being in the countryside whilst easy access to shops, schools and pubs.

We are lucky to always have a wide selection of semi-rural properties for sale at Hobbs Parker - it's a sector that we specialise in. We must hove sold tens of thousands of rural properties over the years.

#snooker room 1 Property

Properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex with snooker room.

Few houses have space for a snooker room. But I know how much enjoyment a snooker room can bring to a family home and we are lucky enough to sell houses with fabulous snooker rooms most years,

#stables 15 Properties

We always a nice selection of equestrian properties for sale -- all these have stables and many feature other equestrian facilities like paddocks and arenas.

The equestrian market is a specialist area -- it's one I've been involved with for decades, both as a Point to Point jockey and property professional. I lead our dedicated equestrian team at Hobbs Parker.

James Hickman
James Hickman Director and Head of Farms, Land and Equestrian Property
#station within 5 miles 101 Properties

Property for sale and to rent in Kent and East Sussex less than 5 miles from a mainline railway station.

Whilst home-working is here to stay, a home within easy reach of a mainline station is still a pre-requisite for many of our buyers; especially those seeking to move down from London. And of course, the arrival of High Speed 1 changed the map for commuters from Ashford and the surrounding countryside.

#swimming pool 6 Properties

Properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex with indoor or outdoor swimming pools.

My family are rarely happier than when splashing in the pool whilst on holiday. Now, I know I'm an optimist, but our summers seem to get warmer every year and as modern pool designs improve they are becoming a very desirable feature in the family homes we sell.

#tennis court 2 Properties

Properties for sale in Kent and East Sussex with tennis courts.

I've loved playing tennis with my family over the years. I'm far from an expert but I do know what fun this brings to a family home. Tennis, whether with family or friends is a wonderfully sociable game and is a great addition to a country home.

#walk to the station 68 Properties

These properties are within a 20-minute walk to a mainline railway station -- that's typically a mile or less.

Perfect for commuting. A brisk walk to the station (good exercise and avoid the cost and hassle of parking!) and jump on the train.

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