MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: ENJOYING BREATHTAKING VIEWS * A SECURE BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED 5. Read more
MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: ENJOYING BREATHTAKING VIEWS * A SECURE BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED 5.5 ACRE SMALL HOLDING * COMPRISING OF A LUXURY DETACHED BRICK BUILT CONVERTED SUSSEX BARN WITH THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND THREE RECEPTION ROOMS * A FURTHER LARGE DETACHED BRICK AND TIMBER BARN FOR FURTHER CONVERSION INTO A SEPARATE DWELLING, ANNEX OR HOLIDAY LETTING UNIT/S SUBJECT TO PLANNING * STUNNING UNINTERRUPTED RURAL VIEWS * FURTHER OUTBUILDINGS AND LANDSCAPED GARDENS * EQUESTRIAN PADDOCKS AND STABLES * ELECTRIC PRIVATE ENTRY GATES * THE MAIN ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES * RECEPTION HALL * CLOAKROOM * SITTING ROOM * KITCHEN * FAMILY ROOM/ SNUG * DINING ROOM /OAK GARDEN ROOM * BOOT ROOM * UTILITY ROOM * LANDING * MASTER BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM * TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS * FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM * GENEROUS SIZED DRIVEWAY WITH PARKING AREAS * WORKSHOP WITH TOOL SHED * SUMMER HOUSE * PLANT MACHINERY BUILDING. ELECTRICITY, MAINS GAS CENTRAL HEATING AND MAINS DRAINAGE.
DESCRIPTION: A rare opportunity to purchase a charming small holding with approximately 5.5 acres TBV with wonderful far reaching panoramic views and benefitting from a large 2000 square foot detached barn possibly suitable for conversion subject to planning in addition to a wonderful luxury bespoke detached two storey three bedroomed and three reception room character brick-built Sussex barn conversion.
Accessed through secure electric gates at the end of a private lane, this strategically positioned small holding with existing equestrian facilities has wonderful accommodation to the main house. Having undergone further improvements and enlargement by the existing owners, this charming home which enjoys lovely views now benefits from a reception hall, a cloakroom, a sitting room, a kitchen, a family room/snug, a dining room, a boot room, a utility room, three bedrooms and both an ensuite shower room and a family bathroom/shower room.
Throughout the house there are numerous attractive features, including oak floors and doors, beamed ceilings and a wonderful feature fireplace to name but a few.
SITUATION: Located in a setting that some would consider absolutely perfect, especially if they wish to be within walking distance of excellent general amenities including a local pub, bakery, 24h petrol station with mini supermarket and ATM, tennis club, rugby club, bowls club and health club with gym and indoor pool, yet at the same time also being located at the end of a private lane set within over five acres that directly adjoin the Sussex countryside with stunning far reaching rural views as far as the coast beyond with no public footpaths. There are also two nature reserves within walking distance.
London commuters are able to reach the city from the mainline stations of Buxted and Stonegate, both within only a short drive.
More comprehensive shopping can be found locally at Heathfield and Uckfield with Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and Brighton being a relatively short drive. Further leisure nearby includes golf at Horam, numerous bridleways for horse riding, in addition to public footpaths for walking and a labyrinth of country lanes for cycling.
Depending upon educational needs, there are numerous respected teaching institutions within the locality, including Skippers Hill Prep, Blackboys and Cross in Hand primary schools. For secondary education there are Heathfield, Mayfield School for Girls, Battle Abbey and Bedes to name but a few.
ACCOMMODATION: After entering through the private electrically operated front gates and proceeding to the gravel driveway, you are then able to approach the main front entrance of this lovely detached brick built converted barn. Here you will see the attractive heritage style twin wooden pillared and pitched tiled storm porch with an impressive oak and double glazed front door opening into the main reception hall.
MAIN RECEPTION HALL: Comprising of oak floor, beams and bespoke wooden doors leading off to the sitting room, kitchen breakfast room and cloakroom.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: With W.C., wash basin, towel rail, extractor.
SITTING ROOM: With wonderful oak floors and beamed ceiling, feature brick fireplace with a fitted wood burner, oak bressummer beam, double glazed oak framed windows with aspect to front, further double-glazed oak framed doors to the rear garden.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: With tiled floors, comprehensive range of oak cupboard and base units with work surfaces over, range cooker with induction hob and ovens, extractor hood over, decorative tiled surrounds, preparation island, down lights, under floor heating, double glazed oak framed windows with aspect to front with window seat, space for fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, brick steps leading to the family room/snug. Walk in pantry with power and light.
FAMILY ROOM/ SNUG: With tiled floor and under floor heating, faux brick fireplace, skylight ceiling window, open to adjoining dining room.
DINING ROOM: Oak framed with tiled floor and under floor heating and bespoke aluminium double-glazed sides in addition to bi folding double-glazed doors with breath-taking views of the adjoining countryside beyond the gardens and paddock and with a terrace directly accessible with fountain.
BOOT ROOM: Accessed from the family room and from the secondary outside side entrance, with tiled floor with under floor heating, cottage style sliding doors to storage cupboards, half double glazed door to front and further double-glazed skylight. Door leading to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: With range of modern shaker style cupboard and base units, underfloor heating, space for freezer, washing machine and dryer, skylight double glazed window, stainless steel sink unit with mixer and drainer, spaces for pets’ sleeping beds.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: From the main reception hall elegant oak staircase leads to the first-floor landing.
LANDING: With double glazed skylights, double wooden doors to airing cupboard, further doors leading off the hall landing to all three bedrooms and the family bathroom / shower room.
BEDROOM ONE MAIN SUITE: A double sized room with faux brick cottage style fireplace, bespoke ceiling fan, attractive beamed ceilings, double glazed oak framed windows with absolutely stunning and far-reaching views of the adjoining countryside. Door to ensuite shower room.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising of W.C., wash basin set in bespoke oak unit , chrome heated towel rail, tiled walls, heavy glazed fronted shower with sliding door. Double glazed skylight window.
BEDROOM TWO: A double sized double aspect room with double glazed oak framed windows, attractive beamed ceiling.
BEDROOM THREE: Currently a small double with the possibility of altering the size, double glazed skylight window.
FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM: Comprising of oak panelled bath with shower attachment on riser over, W.C., pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail, double glazed skylight window.
OUTSIDE: This pet and child secure property with charming gardens and paddocks totalling approximately 5.5 acres TBV also has the benefit of numerous outbuildings. These include a large approximate 2,000 square foot brick and wooden detached barn incorporating stables, hay store and feed/tack area, a workshop, a summer house, and a further tractor shed.
PLEASE NOTE: The large substantial sized detached approximate 2000 square foot barn of brick and wood construction has excellent potential, subject to planning, for conversion possibly into a separate dwelling, an annex, high yielding holiday letting unit/s or office / other types of business use etc.
GARDENS: These are located either side of the extensive gravel driveway and are laid mainly to lawns with well stocked borders with paved sun terraces, both of which enjoy the panoramic breath-taking views of the adjoining countryside beyond the grass paddocks. There is a pergola supporting a productive grape vine and other climbing plants. Another section of garden has a greenhouse, raised vegetable plots and a large and secure chicken house and run.
THE GRASS PADDOCKS: There are four horse paddocks with access around the sides for tractors / trailers etc. From just two of the paddocks approximately 200 - 250 hay bales can be created.