MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: ENJOYING FABULOUS RURAL VIEWS * A LARGE DETACHED FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMED CHARACTER HOUSE WITH DETACHED ANNEX AND APPROXIMATELY HALF AN ACRE OF GARDENS * FURTHER DETACHED HOME OFFICES * LARGE IN AND OUT FRONT DRIVEWAY * SEMI RURAL LOCATION * FURTHER HUGE LOFT AREA Read more
MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: ENJOYING FABULOUS RURAL VIEWS * A LARGE DETACHED FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMED CHARACTER HOUSE WITH DETACHED ANNEX AND APPROXIMATELY HALF AN ACRE OF GARDENS * FURTHER DETACHED HOME OFFICES * LARGE IN AND OUT FRONT DRIVEWAY * SEMI RURAL LOCATION * FURTHER HUGE LOFT AREA IDEAL FOR FURTHER CONVERSION TO A THIRD FLOOR SUBJECT TO PLANNING PERMISSION * DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS * ENTRANCE PORCH * RECEPTION HALL * LARGE TRIPLE ASPECT SITTING ROOM WITH FEATURE FIREPLACE * FORMAL DINING ROOM * LARGE KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM * UTILITY ROOM * DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM * LARGE FIRST FLOOR LANDING * FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS * MAIN BEDROOM ONE SUITE WITH LARGE ADJOINING DRESSING ROOM AS WELL AS LARGE LUXURY ENSUITE BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM * FURTHER LUXURY FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM * POTENTIAL TO INCORPORATE FURTHER ENSUITES SUBJECT TO PLANNING * DETACHED GARAGES WITH ANNEX ABOVE AND FURTHER CURRENT PLANNING IN THE PROCESS FOR POSSIBLE ENLARGEMENT OF THE ANNEX TO BECOME TWO STOREY WHICH COULD ALSO BE IDEAL FOR A HOLIDAY LETTING UNIT * OFFERED FOR SALE IN VERY GOOD DECORATIVE ORDER THROUGHOUT * DRIVING DISTANCE OF NUMEROUS MAINLINE STATIONS INCLUDING BATTLE, POLEGATE CROWHURST , STONEGATE AND BUXTED.
DESCRIPTION: A very attractive and substantial sized detached four double bedroomed character family country home enjoying amazing far-reaching views over the Sussex countryside and South Downs, set within well maintained gardens of approximately half an acre, as well as benefitting from a detached annex which is also in the process of being possibly enhanced in size with a current planning application presently under consideration.
Offered for sale in excellent decorative order, this well-proportioned property has an entrance porch, a reception hall, a triple aspect sitting room, a dining room, a large kitchen / breakfast room, a utility room, a cloakroom, a galleried first floor landing, four double bedrooms, with the main bedroom one suite comprising of a double bedroom, a dressing room and a large luxury bathroom / shower room. There is also a large family bathroom / shower room with further potential to possibly incorporate further ensuites subject to planning. Furthermore, there is a vast loft area that could possibly be ideal for a third-floor conversion if required subject to planning permission.
Outside, the property has the benefit of an extensive front brick pave in and out driveway with generous additional parking areas in addition to the front areas in front of the detached brick built double garage with the current first floor annex.
The rear gardens are arranged as extensive lawned areas with fabulous uninterrupted far-reaching views of the adjoining countryside beyond.
Within the rear garden boundaries are a detached wooden games room / summer house / potential home office, as well as a further large storage shed currently with planning permission being considered for replacement with a more impressive further home office wooden structure.
SITUATION: Located in a pleasant and sought after semi-rural setting with wonderful far reaching and breath-taking views of the South Downs and adjoining Sussex countryside within only a short walk of the local country pub.
This area is perfect for London families looking to relocate, as there is a fabulous choice of mainline stations to alight, including Crowhurst, Battle, Polegate, Buxted and Stonegate to name but a few.
Depending upon educational needs, there is an abundance of choice available including, Battle Abbey, Claverham, Eastbourne College, Bede’s and Mayfield School for Girls to name but a few.
Although there are good local shopping facilities nearby in Herstmonceux, more comprehensive shopping including Waitrose can be found at Haisham and Heathfield, or Eastbourne.
Leisure pursuits locally include horse riding, golf, cycling and of course walking in the lovely open Sussex countryside.
ACCOMMODATION: From the extensive brick paved driveway that provides parking for numerous vehicles, you approach the main entrance that is a brick and wooden framed enclosed storm porch with double glazed upper sides accessed through a character styled wooden and double-glazed door.
ENTRANCE PORCH: With quarry tiled floor, ceiling light, pitch tiled roof over. Brick sides with double glazed wooden framed windows with aspect over front drive and gardens, further wooden and glazed character styled door opening into the main reception hall:
RECEPTION HALL: Approached from the entrance porch, with attractive hard wearing Karndean oak effect flooring, radiator, under stairs storage cupboard, doors leading off the reception hall to the sitting room, kitchen / breakfast room and dining room.
DINING ROOM: With attractive Karndean oak effect flooring, radiators, coved ceiling, down lights, double glazed bay window with aspect over the front garden and driveway, large wide archway leading to the large open plan kitchen breakfast room, which can also be approached from the main reception hall and utility room.
LARGE OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: With attractive Karndean oak effect flooring, extensive range of modern cottage style cupboard and base units with thick oak worktops over, tiled surrounds, under lighting, fitted 1 ½ sink unit with chrome tap, display corner cupboards, space for large electric or Calor Gas range, extractor hood over, space for dishwasher, downlighting, radiator, double glazed windows overlooking the extensive sized rear gardens with absolutely wonderful far reaching rural views beyond. Breakfast table area with wide high archway leading to the adjoining utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: With attractive Karndean oak effect flooring, radiator further range of matachin kitchen cottage style cupboard and base units with thick wooden worktops over, space for washing machine, space for dryer, space for American fridge freezer, down lights, radiator, double glazed windows and double-glazed door to rear garden sun terrace with absolutely wonderful breath-taking views over the large rear lawned gardens of the beautiful far reaching rural views beyond. Further doors leading from the utility room to the downstairs cloakroom and also outside to the front driveway and garden.
CLOAKROOM: With Karndean oak effect floor, W.C., pedestal wash basin with chrome taps, radiator, down lights, double glazed window.
SITTING ROOM (TRIPLE ASPECT): Approached from the main reception hall. A large triple aspect room with a feature open brick fireplace with quarry hearth and brick trim, radiators, coved ceiling, dado rails, double glazed bay window with aspect to the front garden and driveway, further double-glazed window with side aspect and large double glazed French doors with aspect and opening to rear garden with fabulous breath taking far reaching rural views of the adjoining countryside.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Stairs from main reception hall with wooden balustrades to side leading to the first-floor galleried landing.
FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING: Coved ceiling, ceiling light, double glazed window with fabulous front aspect beyond of the South Downs and Sussex countryside. Hatch to large extensive loft area which is suitable subject to planning for a third-floor conversion to provide further accommodation.
BEDROOM ONE MAIN SUITE WITH DRESSING ROOM AND LUXURY ENSUITE BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM: A double sized room with double aspect approached from the first-floor landing with coved ceiling, radiator, down lights, double glazed window with aspect to side, further double-glazed window with amazing far reaching rural views of the south downs and Sussex countryside. Archway leading to large dressing room.
ENSUITE DRESSING ROOM TO BEDROOM ONE: A generous sized dressing room with numerous fitted wardrobe cupboards, as well as a fitted dressing table / vanity area, coved ceiling, down lights, radiator, double glazed window with front aspect and enjoying stunning far reaching rural views across the Sussex countryside all the way to the South Downs. Door leading to ensuite luxury bathroom / shower room.
LUXURY ENSUITE BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM TO BEDROOM ONE: A generous sized room with light coloured travertine effect tiled walls and floors, with feature Victorian style roll top bath with ball and claw feet, chrome mixer tap, antique style W.C., further antique style pedestal wash basin, separate curved glazed and chrome fronted shower with tiled walls and chrome shower control system, heated towel rail, double glazed windows to rear garden and fabulous far reaching rural views.
BEDROOM TWO: A double sized room that is also double aspect with coved ceiling, ceiling light, radiator, double glazed window with aspect to side and further double-glazed window with splendid front aspect of the wonderful Sussex countryside and beyond of the South downs.
BEDROOM THREE: A double sized room that is also double aspect with coved ceiling, radiator, ceiling light, double glazed window with aspect to side, further double-glazed window with a fabulous rear aspect over the large lawned gardens and beyond of the wonderful far reaching beautiful rural views.
BEDROOM FOUR: A double sized room with coved ceiling, radiator, ceiling light, double glazed window with a stunning aspect over the large rear lawned gardens and beyond of the beautiful far reaching rural views.
LUXURY FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWE ROOM: A generous sized room with tiled floors and half tiled walls, W.C., panelled corner bath with shower mixer tap, fitted wash basis with pine vanity unit under, chrome taps, coved ceiling, down lights, radiator, double glazed window.
OUTSIDE: There is a large detached two storey brick built double garage, presently with a first-floor annex and further planning presently being processed for the annex to become a two storey.
ANNEX (EXISTING) is approached by an internal staircase from the rear internal area of the right and garage. Mezzanine double glazed window to the rear garden and leading up into the large open plan bedroom / sitting room / dining area with an existing kitchen area. Velux style windows with wonderful aspect over the rear gardens and far reaching stunning rural views beyond. Door to ensuite shower room.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising of W.C., pedestal wash basin, chrome and glazed corner shower with tiled walls and shower control system, Velux style window with rear aspect over the rear gardens and beyond of the wonderful Sussex countryside.
ANNEX ENHANCEMENT PLANS: The planning is presently in the process of being considered for the right-hand side ground floor to become a sitting room and kitchen.
The annex therefore could become an ideal guest or relative living accommodation separate from the main house, or even possibly a holiday letting unit. (SUBJECT TO PLANNING).
FRONT GARDEN: Arranged as a grass lawned area with an ornamental pond bordered by a mature copper beech hedge with a large dividing extensive brick paved in and out driveway with further additional parking areas for a number of cars.
REAR GARDEN: The rear garden can be accessed down by the side of the main house or through the utility room. In addition, the rear garden is also able to be approached from the sitting room double glazed French doors and then beyond the extensive sized paved sun terrace with is feature crescent steps.
Predominantly, the rear garden is laid to a generous expanse of gently sloping and level lawns with mature hedging and post and rail fence. To the far end of the lawns is a detached timber games room / summer house / home office with power and light points and windows. Adjoining the front of this detached wooden outbuilding is a wooden decked area for sun lounges. Beyond this building and from every part of the large rear garden are uninterrupted fabulous views of the adjoining Sussex countryside.
Back up behind the detached garage building there is currently a large wooden storage building for garden machinery measuring roughly 20 feet by 20 feet. PLEASE NOTE: Within the current planning permission being processed WD/2020/2699/FR there is also permission being sought for this building to be replaced with a further home office style wooden building.
In all the gardens and grounds are believed to extend to approximately half an acre TBV.