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Crockham Farm Oast, Hernhill

The remaining parts of Crockham Farm Oast are on a plot situated just outside the picturesque village of Hernhill, nestled…

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The remaining parts of Crockham Farm Oast are on a plot situated just outside the picturesque village of Hernhill, nestled within some beautiful countryside with outstanding views over the surrounding orchards and rolling farmland. The plot is approx. 0.3 acres in size and is marked out in red in the image shown under the photo’s section of the details. There are the remains of the Oast House on the plot which are in a fairly dilapidated condition occupying the plot currently. The plot is generally a level plot although it is quite overgrown currently.

We understand that there are currently no Tree Preservation Orders or other onerous designations on the plot. We believe that this plot offers the potential for development of some kind subject to the necessary planning consents being granted.

Please note that the plot has had a previous application for a single storey building to be built turned down in 2016 under ref: 16/508496/PNQCLA

We are of the understanding that the plot has no current relevant residential planning and we understand that no approach has been made to the local authority in regards of this.


The village of Hernhill lies approximately three miles to the east of Faversham and only seven miles from the cathedral city of Canterbury and has a picturesque village green, overlooked by a fifteenth century Church of St Michael and the historic Red Lion public house. The village is also served by another pub, The Three Horseshoes and an outstanding primary school.

Nearby Blean Woods, which have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, cover more than eleven square miles are ideal for a peaceful walk. The closest village is Boughton-under-Blean, which benefits from another good primary school, a post office, a village store, several pubs and a restaurant. Hernhill is also close to the A2 which gives easy access to the motorway network for both London and the coast.

The nearby town of Faversham offers a far wider range of shopping, leisure and recreational amenities, including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a cinema, a museum and numerous good pubs and restaurants.

The town is served by a good selection of primary schools and two secondary schools, one of which being the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. A wider selection of state, grammar and private schools can be found and Canterbury and both Faversham and Canterbury have mainline stations with a high speed link to London St Pancras.

The bustling seaside town of Whitstable is approximately five miles away and is famous for its seafood and annual oyster festival held at the vibrant harbour and picturesque quayside.


Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant statutory authorites to ensure availability and sufficient capacity at the site in order to service any proposed development.


Offers are invited by way of informal tender on an unconditional basis.

Closing Date for Bids - 5:30pm Monday 16th August 2021

All offers must include:

A signed copy of the tender pack - please request this prior to offering

Which will state the offer price for the property.

Confirmation of funds.

Details of further due diligence required prior to exchange of contracts.

Confirmation that any potential S106 / CIL costs have been factored in.

Additional fees ( see below note ) have also been factored in.


We have agreed with the vendor that the purchasers will be responsible for Foundation Estate Agents fees by way of an introduction to the plot.

These are set at 2% plus vat of the accepted purchase bid.
which will be payable on Legal completion and this needs to be taken into consideration when making any offer or bid.

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 and floor plans and site plans are a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Fixtures and fittings shown in any photographs are not necessarily included in the sale and need to be agreed with the seller.

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