MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: A VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A TWO LUXURY BESPOKE BUNGALOWS SET WITHIN JUST OVER 1. Read more
MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: A VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A TWO LUXURY BESPOKE BUNGALOWS SET WITHIN JUST OVER 1.5 ACRES OF THEIR OWN PRIVATE GROUNDS HIDDEN AWAY FROM THE MAIN VILLAGE OF HERSTMONCEUX * THE PROPERTIES COMPRISE OF TWO ARCHITECT DESIGNED MODERN ECO HIGHLY ENERGY EFFICENT DETACHED BUNGALOWS WITH HIGH SPECIFICATION INSULATION, AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS TO ONE AND A GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP TO THE OTHE * ALTHOUGH THEY BOTH HAVE THEIR OWN WONDERFUL CLOSE ACCESSED LANDSCPED GARDENS AND SUN TERRACES, THEY BOTH ALSO ENJOY THE 1.5 ACRES OF MATURE LAWNED AND SPECIMEN TREE PARK STYLE GARDENS * THERE ARE TWO DRIVEWAYS SERVING THIS HIDDEN BEAUTFUL PRIVATE LOCATION * THE SECOND PROPERTY IS PRESENTLY A BESPOKE LUXURY HERITAGE STYLE LONG TERM HOLIDAY LETTING BUNGALOW ALSO BENEFITTING FROM A HIGHLY BESPOKE CONSTRUCTION AND FINISH THAT INCLUDES ENERGY EFFICENT LAMBS WOOL WALL INSULATION AND A GROUND SOURCE THERMO HEAT PUMP * ( THERE MAY BE POTENTIAL TO ALTER THE PLANNING ON THE HOLIDAY LETTING BUNGALOW SUBJECT TO PLANNING ) * THERE MAY ALSO BE A SMALL GARDEN BUILDING PLOT SET OFF THE SECOND PRIVATE DRIVEWAY.
DESCRIPTION: A possible once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase these two bespoke properties with two driveways (one of which may also have its own potential future garden plot for development subject to planning) set within their own landscaped and secluded grounds of approximately 1.5 acres. Each of the two properties are bespoke built to a very high standard, both in style and design, as well as with high specification fittings and energy efficiency being of paramount importance. The newer white eco rendered architect designed property is of stunning appearance with fabulous features that include private sun terraces and an alfresco dining area. The second property that is presently a luxury long term heritage style holiday letting bungalow could be extended in size and may have change of use possibilities.
Having a luxury holiday letting bungalow that can provide a lucrative income stream if required is very beneficial. However, by changing the planning and extending the holiday bungalow into a full residential property, could also be perfect for housing extended family.
These properties accommodation also has further potential to be enhanced if required subject to planning permission.
SITUATION: Perfectly hidden away behind the heart of Herstmonceux village and set within itheir own landscaped grounds of approximately 1.5 acres, these two private bespoke bungalows are also only a stone’s throw from the local shops and excellent village amenities that include a new medical centre, a pharmacy, a local mini supermarket with post office, a number of restaurants, coffee shops, and other artisan facilities, as well as a respected primary school.
Herstmonceux is also becoming ever more popular with London buyers, as they are still able to commute to the city by train from the mainline stations of Battle, Polegate and Stonegate.
There are wonderful rural walks nearby with a variety of other leisure pursuits on offer within only a short drive, including golf, horse riding and sailing.
Although Herstmonceux has a highly respected popular primary school, there is a significant choice of secondary and higher educational institutional facilities available depending upon requirements. These include Mayfield School for Girls, Bede’s, Battle Abbey, Skippers Hill and Heathfield.
FIRST BESPOKE HIGH SPECIFICATION EXTREMELY ENERGY EFFICENT AND WITH HIGH SPECIFICATION INSULATION LUXURY THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMED CHALET BUNGALOW:
SPECIFICATIONS: A ECO RENDERED * DETACHED LUXURY MODERN THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMED WITH POTENTIAL SUBJECT TO PLANNIG TO BECOME A FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMED CHALET BUNGALOW * MAIN BEDROOM WITH LARGE ENSUITE DRESSING ROOM AND ENSUITE LUXURY SHOWER ROOM * BEDROOM TWO ALSO WITH A LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM * OPEN PLAN RECEPTION HALL * CLOAKROOM * OPEN PLAN SITTING ROOM * OPEN PLAN DINING ROOM * LUXURY OPEN PLAN KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM * UTILITY ROOM * FEATURE GLASS AND CHROME FIRST FLOOR LANDING * GENEROUS SIZED SOUTH FACING BALCONY * DOUBLE GLAZED BI FOLDING DOORS * UNDER FLOOR HEATING * ENERGY EFFICENT AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP * LOW ENERGY LIGHTING * LARGE SUN TERRACE AND CLOSE PROXIMITY LANDSCAPED GARDENS WITH COVERED ALFRESCO DINING AREA * ADDITIONAL TWO ACRE OF PARK STYLE LANDSCAPED GARDENS * GENEROUS BRICK PAVED DRIVEWAY AND PARKING AREAS * ELECTRIC PRIVATE GATED ENTRANCE.
Once entering through the main driveway front access via the elegant private modern electric entry gates, you arrive onto the attractive grey brick paved driveway with parking areas beyond for a vehicles. There are then modern landscaped paved steps with a paved pathway leading to the front entrance of the main luxury bungalow.
Impressive bespoke large wood effect substantial front door with chrome handle opening into the main front reception hall.
MAIN FRONT RECEPTION HALL: With high quality and hard-wearing poured resin floor with underfloor heating (WET), impressive vaulted ceiling with feature glass and chrome landing over, low energy led down lighting, wall mounted video telephone entry gate intercom system, thermostat room control, numerous brushed steel power points, high gloss cupboard door to under stairs storage, double glazed window with aspect to front.
CLOAKROOM: With bespoke modern style pocket and sliding door, automatic motion control sensor lighting system, poured resin floor with underfloor heating, W.C. with concealed cistern, Victoria Plumb feature modern white moulded sink with chrome tap and high gloss vanity unit under, chrome towel rail, wall point thermostat individual room control, coloured glass windowsill, double glazed tilt and turn window to front, led low energy down lighting.
LARGE OPEN PLAN SITTING ROOM: Approached from the main reception hall area with a continuation of the poured resin floor with underfloor heating, vaulted ceilings with low energy led down lights, wall points for flat screen TV, wall point control for thermostatic individual heating control, large Velux ceiling window, large double glazed bespoke bi folding doors with an easterly aspect leading out onto the grey stone sun terrace with a wonderful view over the adjoining two acres of landscaped park style gardens. This open plan room then extends into the open plan dining area.
OPEN PLAN DINING AREA: Continuing from the open plan sitting room, poured resin flooring with underfloor heating, low energy led down lighting, numerous brushed steel power points, impressive large bespoke double glazed bi folding doors, opening to the South facing covered paved sun terrace and enjoying a beautiful aspect over the park style landscaped two-acre of gardens.
OPEN PLAN BESPOKE LUXURY KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: Approached from the open plan dining room. Comprising of the continuation of the hard wearing poured resin floor with underfloor heating, splendid large “U” shaped main kitchen island with breakfast bar area to front, solid Corian surfaces, fitted retractable column plug sockets with phoe chargers and side areas with incorporated 1 ½ sink with chrome mixer tap, ceramic four ring Bosch induction hob, extract fan, numerous high gloss Italian style cupboard and drawer units, bespoke industrial style feature chrome and glass low energy ceiling lights, Beyond the main kitchen island are a very extensive range of further high gloss and chrome Italian style fitted full height and smaller cupboard and bas units, fitted Neff electric glazed and steel oven with folding door and grill, flat bed Neff Microwave, fitted Fishe Paykal drawer dishwasher, space and plumbing for American fridge freezer, numerous brushed steel power points, central smoke alarm. Please note that the impressive “U” shaped island and breakfast bar has been strategically positioned to enjoy both the stunning aspects from the easterly and southerly through the large double glazed bi folding full height doors.
UTILITY ROOM: Approached from the inner hall area leading from the main reception hall through a modern bespoke sliding and pocket doorway. Comprising of a poured resin floor with underfloor heating, range of high gloss cupboard and base units with granite effect worktops, space for washing machine, full height cupboard housing fuse box access, low energy led down lights, wall point control for individual thermostatic room temperature. To the far section of the room is the fitted extremely energy efficient modern technology NIBE heat exchanger pump for the property’s hot water and heating systems.
BEDROOM ONE MAIN BEDROOM SUITE: Comprising of a double bedroom, walk in dressing room and luxury ensuite shower room. The main double sized bedroom is approached from the open plan sitting room via a bespoke modern sliding and pocket door, with poured resin flooring with underfloor heating, low energy led down lighting, feature decorative wall, numerous brushed steel power points, wall point control for individual thermostatic control for room temperature, impressive full height bespoke double-glazed doors and window with internal Italian blinds that have a wonderful easterly aspect over the beautiful landscaped park gardens and open out onto the large sun terrace. Archway leading to the generous sized adjoining walk-in dressing room.
ADJOINING DRESSING ROOM TO BEDROOM ONE: Comprising of poured resin floor with underfloor heating, fitted open fronted extensive wardrobe cupboards with hanging and shelving, led low energy down lighting, double glazed window, numerous brushed steel power points, wide opening to ensuite luxury shower room.
ENSUITE LUXURY SHOWER ROOM FOR BEDROOM ONE: Comprising of poured resin floor with underfloor heating, Victoria plum twin moulded white bespoke sinks with chrome taps, modern high gloss vanity units below, W.C., large double sized heavy glazed and chrome shower with walk in and drying area, chrome feature shower control with side jets, feature aqua board walls, cupboard housing shaver point.
BEDROOM THREE: Approached from the inner hall by a modern bespoke sliding and pocket door. Comprising of a poured concrete and resin floor with underfloor heating, fitted two meter wardrobe cupboards with sliding front doors, with fitted shelves and draws, numerous brushed steel power points, wall point control for individual room thermostatic heating control low energy led down lighting, double glazed tilt and turn windows with internal Italian blinds with westerly aspect over front landscaped garden area. Doorway leading to the ensuite shower room.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM TO BEDROOM THREE: With poured resin floor with underfloor heating, heavy glazed and chrome fronted double sized shower with chrome feature shower head and shower control system, feature colour aqua board walls, Victoria Plumb W.C., ceramic sink unit with chrome tap and high gloss vanity unit under, double glazed frosted tilt and turn window with glass windowsill.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: From the main reception hall there is a bespoke staircase that leads up to the fabulous feature architect designed glass and chrome first floor landing that is suspended within the vaulted area with matching glass and chrome sides between bedroom two and the further snug reception area with its outside balcony.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Comprising of reinforced glass floor over steel with heavy glass and chrome balustraded sides, impressive aspects over the open plan reception areas, landing walkway leading to open plan bedroom two.
BEDROOM TWO: A double sized room with a vaulted ceiling, low energy led down lights, modern style vinyl flooring, eaves storage with access also to internal areal, double glazed tilt and turn window to northerly aspect. This double sized room could easily have an ensuite shower room incorporated subject to planning and building regs.
SNUG RECEPTION ROOM (POTENTIAL BEDROOM FOUR IF REQUIRED): Approached from the feature glazed first floor landing. Presently open plan with a glazed and chrome fronted balcony with aspect back over the open plan sitting room below. This room could also act as a double sized bedroom and has led low energy downlights numerous brushed steel power points, modern vinyl floor and a feature double glazed side with double glazed door leading out onto a generous sized covered sun terrace balcony.
COVERED SUN TERRACE BALCONY FROM SNUG ROOM / POTENTIAL BEDROOM FOUR: Comprising of rubberised hardwearing flooring with slatted high gloss weatherboarded ceiling with low energy led outside downlights, heavy glazed and chrome balcony with wonderful southerly aspect over the landscaped park style gardens.
OUTSIDE: Although these three properties all benefit from the two acres of park style landscaped gardens, each of these bespoke luxury properties also has their own areas of close use garden.
The front garden on the westerly side is mainly paved with a stocked shrub and flower boarder.
The southerly main side garden is a more substantial and impressive area of elegant low maintenance stylish minimalistic garden styling. Comprising of a large covered grey paved sun terrace and alfresco dining patio area with smooth eco rendered side pillars and a feature bespoke water feature beyond the grey stone Japanese style garden. Also, with feature rustic steel retaining wall side panelling beyond. Further outside low energy night lighting and beautiful aspect over the landscaped park style gardens.
The large easterly facing grey stone Japanese style sun terrace can be approached from either beyond the Southerly garden or by the double-glazed doors from the open plan sitting room and further double-glazed doors from bedroom one. This garden area also benefits from the exterior night lighting and enjoys the beautiful aspect over the landscaped park style gardens.
PLEASE NOTE: In addition to having the extensive grey brick paved driveway, there is also a large flint and wooden storage shed.
THE SECOND BESPOKE LUXURY PROPERTY THAT IS A SINGLE STOREY HIGH SPECIFICATION BUNGALOW CURRENTLY CLASSED AS A LONG-TERM HOLIDAY LET (11 MONTHS). ALTHOUGH THERE MAY BE A POSSABILITY TO REMOVE THIS RESTRICTION SUBJECT TO PLANNING AT A LATER DATE.
SPECIFICATIONS: DETACHED * CURRENTLY WITH ONE DOUBLE BEDROOM ( BUT WITH POTENTIAL TO EXTEND THE WESTERLY WING FOR AN ADDITIONAL BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE SUBJECT TO PLANNING) * OPEN PLAN SITTING ROOM AND DINING ROOM * OPEN PLAN LUXURY KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM * CLOAKROOM * ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM TO BEDROOM * SPECIALIST INSULATION WITHIN THE WALLS COMPRISING OF LAMBS WOOL * FURTHER ENERGY EFFICENT GROUND SOURCE THERMO HEAT PUMP * FURTHER SUBSTANTIAL CELETX FLOOR INSULATION * UNDERFLOOR HEATING * UTILITY ROOM * LARGE INDIAN PAVED SUN TERRACE * PRIVATE LONG DRIVEWAY WITH FURTHER EXTENSIVE PARKING AREAS.
This impressive bespoke detached heritage style generous sized, currently one bedroomed luxury holiday letting bungalow can be approached either by foot from beyond the main front driveway and parking area of the large bespoke white eco rendered bungalow, or by a completely separate private driveway that also leads off Gardner Street, but slightly further out of Herstmonceux.
The front oak door opening into the holiday let can be approached from the extensive sized tarmac driveway and parking area beyond.
MAIN OPEN PLAN SITTING ROOM AND DINING ROOM: A large and impressive sized open plan area with vaulted ceilings and a fantastic feature combination of classic character mixed with architectural steel engineering. Polished porcelain tiled floors with underfloor heating via ICE ENERGY GEO-THERMMIC HEAT EXCHANGER, Feature slate fronted fireplace (for visual effect only, as the property is heavily insulated with specialist lamb’s wool wall insulation and Celetex floor insulation. Energy efficient led lighting, single bespoke oak door leading to outside westerly exterior that could subject to planning have a further wing added for a second double bedroom with ensuite. Further bespoke double-glazed full height bi folding doors opening to the southerly aspect outside sun terrace and enjoying wonderful outlook over the two acres of landscaped park style grounds.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: An impressive modern bespoke kitchen with high gloss and chrome Italian style cupboard and base units. The main feature large central island with Corian work top, preparation and breakfast bar areas and incorporated moulded Corian sink with mixer tap, 5 ring gas hob, retractable electrical point columns, brushed steel and glazed extractor hood, numerous fitted high gloss draws and cupboards, fitted Kuppers busch electric oven with heated drawer under, dishwasher, further large storage cupboards with retractable brushed steel fronts for further appliances, large retractable larder cupboards, polished ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, low energy down lighting, full height bespoke double glazed and oak bi folding doors, opening to large outside paved sun terrace with views beyond of the attractive landscaped gardens. Doorway leading to the main bedroom suite with cloakroom and ensuite shower room.
BEDROOM ONE MAIN SUITE: (This large room could be reconfigured into a more advantageous layout, as presently the cloakroom is basically accessed from within the bedroom area, but a stud wall arrangement could change the current design into a more suitable flow of the accommodation subject to planning). Further polished ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, vaulted ceiling, fitted wardrobe cupboard with shelving and clothes hanging space, bespoke double glazed bi folding oak framed full height doors opening to the outside sun terrace with views beyond of the landscaped gardens.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Accessed from the bedroom by a modern sliding door. Comprising of a heavy glazed and chrome fronted wide sized shower with chrome shower control system, polished ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, ceramic feature sink with curved oak feature vanity unit under, tiled back and chrome tap, extractor fan, low energy led down lights.
OUTSIDE: To the front of the property there is an extensive sized tarmac driveway and further tarmac parking areas with a charming vintage old Sussex style flint and rendered wall. Beyond the main parking area, the property’s long private drive leads all the way back to the other access onto Gardner Street past a further garden plot.
Attached to the southern side of the bungalow and approached from the large paved patio and sunterace is the access to the utility room and Thermo ground heat source pump (NIBE), plumbing for washing machine, power points, low energy lighting.
GARDEN SUN TERRACE AND PAVED PATION: A generous sized area with large Indian stone paving and rendered low level boundary walls allowing the views beyond of the landscaped park style gardens, incorporated rendered water feature, exterior lighting. This area acts as a perfect young child retention area and is also perfect for alfresco dining.
POTENTIAL FUTURE SMALL GARDEN PLOT SET OFF THE LONG SECONDARY DRIVEWAY CURRENTLY SERVING THE HOLIDAY BUNGALOW: Almost halfway along the private driveway is a section of garden, that although currently has a large tree to its far corner boundary, may possibly lend itself subject to planning for a single building plot.