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MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: A LARGE DETACHED THREE STOREY ELEGANT GEORGIAN GRADE II LISTED RESIDENCE WITH FABULOUS VIEWS AND BACKING DIRECTLY ONTO FARMLAND * 0. Read more
SEE THE PROPERTIES 360 DEGREE VIRTUAL TOURS HERE OR AT FOLEY AND NEVILLE WEBSITE.
MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: A LARGE DETACHED THREE STOREY ELEGANT GEORGIAN GRADE II LISTED RESIDENCE WITH FABULOUS VIEWS AND BACKING DIRECTLY ONTO FARMLAND * 0.83 OF AN ACRE * ALL WEATHER TENNIS COURT * OFFERED IN WONDERFUL DECORATIVE ORDER THROUGHOUT AND HAVING ADAPTABLE ACCOMMODATION THAT HAS BEEN SUITABLE FOR A SUCCESSFUL AIR BNB BUSINESS FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS * SIX MAIN DOUBLE BEDROOMS * A FURTHER TWO DRESSING ROOMS / BEDROOMS * THREE LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOMS * A FURTHER DUAL ENSUITE LUXURY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM OR FAMILY SUITE * TWO CLOAKROOMS WITH THE DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM ALSO BENEFITTING FROM ANOTHER INCORPORATED SHOWER ROOM * EXTENSIVE WINE / STORAGE CELLARS * FIVE RECEPTION ROOMS * IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION HALL * INNER HALL * SITTING ROOM * DRAWING ROOM * STUDY POSSIBLE FURTHER BEDROOM * DINING ROOM * KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM * UTILITY ROOM * FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR LANDINGS * ATTACHED GARAGES AND FURTHER PARKING AREAS FOR A NUMBER OF VEHICLES * SECURITY GATE BETWEEN FRONT AND REAR DRIVEWAYS * REFITTED LUXURY SHOWER ROOMS AND BATHROOMS * EXTENSIVE CHARACTER FEATURES THROUGHOUT INCLUDING OPEN FIREPLACES, WOODEN FLOORS, AND SASH WINDOWS WITH INTERNAL WOODEN SHUTTERING * WALKING DISTANCE OF THE LOCAL PUB * EASY DRIVING DISTANCE OF POLEGATE, BATTLE AND STONEGATE MAINLINE TRAIN STATIONS.
DESCRIPTION: A most impressive Georgian Grade II listed substantial detached six plus bedroomed residence arranged over three main floors, excluding the cellars. Each room is nicely proportioned and running true to the Georgian styling with good ceiling height and natural light. Throughout the property there are many original and attractive period features, including open fireplaces, wooden floors, panelling, sash windows and internal wooden shutters to name but a few,
The current owners have run the existing residence as a private home and a very lucrative and successful Airbnb for a number of years, which could be further enhanced significantly if required.
The generous accommodation includes six main double bedrooms, a large front reception hall with inner hall and lobbies running off, a sitting room, a dining room, a drawing room, a study, a large kitchen / breakfast room, as well as numerous luxury bathrooms and shower rooms.
Outside especially to the rear, there are fabulous far reaching rural views and ample space and area for a family to enjoy, including even an all-weather tennis court.
SITUATION: Located near the village of Herstmonceux and backing onto farmland with stunning views, this elegant and impressive Georgian residence is within only a short drive of Battle, Crowhurst, Polegate and Stonegate mainline train stations, so ideally located for a London commuter looking for a better lifestyle.
Depending upon educational needs, there is an excellent choice of renowned teaching institutions within the locality, including Bedes, Battle Abbey, Eastbourne College and Mayfield School for Girls to name but a few
ACCOMMODATION: From either the front gravel driveway or the single old metal pedestrian gate, one is able to approach a handsome front red brick and pitched tiled roof storm porch with a substantial imposing character wooden door opening into the main reception hall.
MAIN RECEPTION HALL: With exposed wooden floors and half panelled walls, coats area, and steps leading to inner rear hallway.
DRAWING ROOM: A beautiful room with feature Adam influenced fireplace with fitted wood burner, radiator dado rails, wonderful sash windows with retractable wooden shutters and aspect over the charming front established gardens.
DINING ROOM: Approached from the main reception hall with exposed wooden floors, radiator, feature antique fireplace, extremely attractive fitted character storage and display cupboards, sash windows with wooden retractable shutters and aspect over the front gardens, doorway leading to the large kitchen / breakfast room.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: With vaulted high ceilings and original old beams and ironmongery including meat hooks, a fabulous range of modern shaker style cupboard and base units with extensive bespoke stone work tops, large four door oven AGA cooking range and oven with glass back, AEG induction hob, glass and brushed steel oven, rustic red brick floor, sink unit with taps, windows with aspect outside, spaces for fridge and freezer, door leading to rear hall / lobby and beyond to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: With fitted sink and spaces / points for washing machine and dryer, window and door leading out to rear gardens and grounds.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Comprising of W.C., wash basin and window with aspect to rear.
SITTING ROOM / BILLIARD ROOM: With radiator, attractive old fireplace, fitted shelves, window with aspect to rear gardens, door leading to adjoining study / potential further bedroom.
STUDY / POTENTIAL FURTHER BEDROOM: A double aspect room with radiators, fitted wood burner, windows with aspect to side and rear garden, as well as a door leading in from the outside front driveway area.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Staircase with a mezzanine area leading to the first-floor landing and mezzanine window that enjoys a most wonderous aspect over the rear gardens and beyond of the adjoining countryside.
MAIN MASTER SUITE INCLUDING BEDROOM ONE(adaptable to be shared): With lobby area and doors to first floor cloakroom, luxury family bathroom / shower room that can also be part of a main master ensuite for bedroom one.
BEDROOM ONE MASTER SUITE: A double sized room with radiator, fitted wardrobe cupboards, windows with aspect to front and views beyond.
ADAPTABLE LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM / BATHROOM: Comprising of a feature bath with chrome taps, W.C. bidet, wash basin, heavy glazed fronted separate shower window, heated towel rail.
CLOAKROOM: Comprising of W.C. wash basin and window.
BEDROOM TWO SUITE WITH LARGE ADJOINING DRESSING ROOM (OR BEDROOM) AND LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: A double sized room with fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator and window with aspect to front and views beyond. Door leading to adjoining large dressing room or further bedroom.
DRESSING ROOM / FURTHER BEDROOM: A double sized room with radiator and window with aspect to front and views beyond. Door to luxury ensuite shower room.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM FOR BEDROOM TWO SUITE: Comprising of a heavy glazed shower with tiled walls and chrome shower control system, heated towel rail, W.C., wash basin, window with view to rear and beyond to the adjoining countryside.
BEDROOM THREE WITH LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: A double sized room with radiator, fitted wardrobe cupboard, window with aspect to rear garden and fabulous rural views beyond.
ENSUITE LUXURY SHOWER ROOM FOR BEDROOM THREE: With heavy glazed shower with tiling, shower control system, W.C. heated towel rail, wash basin with chrome tap, extractor fan.
BEDROOM FOUR: A double sized room with radiator and window with aspect to front and far-reaching views beyond.
SECOND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Accessed by stairs from first floor landing that can also be used as a day bed area with window to front. Doors leading off to bedroom five and six.
BEDROOM FIVE WITH ENSUITE LUXURY SHOWER ROOM: A double sized room with radiator and window with aspect to front. Door to ensuite luxury shower room.
ENSUITE LUXURY SHOWER ROOM FOR BEDROOM FIVE: Comprising of tiling, W.C., heated towel rail, heavy glazed shower with shower control system, wash basin with chrome tap, window with aspect to rear and views.
BEDROOM SIX: A double sized room with radiator and window with aspect to front and door to large storage that could mirror the ensuite to bedroom five subject to planning.
CELLARS: Accessed from the inner lobby from the kitchen, red brick steps lead down to four storage rooms including storage for wine. There is further potential to incorporate this large area for a variety of uses subject to planning possibly.
OUTSIDE: The property has the benefit of beautiful front and rear gardens which in all total just under an acre being 0.83 TBV, which also includes an all-weather tennis court.
FRONT GARDEN: These are absolutely charming, with beautiful period landscaping that includes rustic pathways and neo classical symmetry that is flanked by old brick walls.
REAR GARDEN: Beyond the gravel driveways are extensive grass lawns with a summer house to one side and sheds to the other. Further beyond the main lawns, there is an impressive all weather tennis court. However, despite the beauty of the garden, the adjoining countryside and stunning far reaching rural views are absolutely mesmerising.
DRIVEWAY: The property has a front gravel driveway that leads around the side and rear of this large residence to access the adjoining garages.