Aconite Wood - Sold

Details for this wood

Guide price: £115,000 - Freehold
Size: About 7¾ acres

Location: Elham, Canterbury, Kent
OS Landranger: OS No 189
Grid ref: TR 166 431
Nearest post code: CT4 6UF

Contact: Ben Williamson
Phone: 07958 213 914
Email: [email protected]

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Aconite Wood is the largest of four small woodlands comprising Tye Wood, on the borders of the picturesque village of Elham in East Kent. 

The wood is classified as Ancient and Semi-natural in the inventory of Kent woodlands. It is within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is principally chestnut and ash coppice, with also hornbeam, maple, hazel, cherry, birch and a few oak standards. In the spring, bluebells blanket the woodland floor, along with an abundance of primroses and wood anemones. Small private pathways lead you around the woodland to a pleasant clearing with campfire and seating area. The wide clearing opens up to wonderful views to the South East. There is also excellent access to local walks over the surrounding hills. 

Do take extra care when visiting this woodland as there are numerous fallen trees. 

District is Folkestone and Hythe DC. Parish is is Elham.

Boundaries are indicated by green markings, fencing to the south west, south east and a public footpath on the north west side. 

Access The owner will have a key to the gate at the main entrance of Tye Wood and vehicle rights along both tracks marked in blue on the map. The track that runs along the field to the yard of Mill House Farm should be used for heavy vehicles accessing the wood.

Covenant  There is a covenant on the wood designed to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of this and adjoining woodlands, click HERE to read and download.

Click HERE  to see free OS maps and scroll out for a wider view.

Viewing:  You are welcome to visit this wood by yourself, but please Click here to download and print a map showing the location of the woodland and ensure that you have a copy of these sales details with you. Many of our woodlands do not have mobile phone reception or internet access so we recommend either printing the details or downloading them to your phone or tablet. Please take care when viewing as the great outdoors can contain unexpected hazards and woodlands are no exception.

Maps are : © Crown copyright and database rights 2022 OS Licence no.100057987

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Aconite Wood, Elham, Canterbury, Kent

1. Click here for Bing Maps Directions  enter your own postcode, and click on the "Directions" box.

  • For the purposes of viewings, the owners have been granted permission to allow parking at the gate to the field near the main entrance, there is also enough space to turn around here. Please don't block the gate to the wood. Alternatively, please find in a safe place to park on Canterbury Road and walk up Collards Lane. 
  • The main entrance to the wood is 50m along the track to the right of Tye House.
  • Pass around the gate and walk about 200 metres along the track. Aconite Wood will be on your left hand side, just past the power line.  

2. For Satnav: the nearest postcode is CT4 6UF as shown by the marker on the maps. The main entrance coordinates for access and parking are: 51.148104, 1.099184.   W3W: ///applied.beads.stags

Please note: the particulars with plans, maps, descriptions and measurements are for reference only and although carefully checked we cannot guarantee their accuracy and do not form part of any contract. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars.