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MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: SET IN APPROXIMATELY 1 ACRE BACKING ONTO FARM LAND WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS OF THE DOWNS * A DETACHED FOUR / FIVE BEDROOMED HOUSE WITH POTENTIAL TO CONVERT THE SUBSTANTIAL LOFT AREA OR EXTEND TO THE SIDES SUBJECT TO PLANNING * ENTRANCE HALL * CLOAKROOM * SITTING ROOM * FORMAL DINING ROOM * STUDY / BEDROOM FIVE * KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM * UTILITY ROOM * MAIN BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM AND WALK IN WARDROBE * GALLERIED LANDING * FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM * 2ND CLOAKROOM * ALL FOUR FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS ARE DOUBLE AND ENJOY WONDERFUL VIEWS OF THE DOWNS * DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE * SHED / WORKSHOP WITH POWER * HOT TUB * PRIVATE GRAVEL DRIVEWAY WITH CENTRAL FEATURE LANDSCAPED ISLAND AND PARKING FOR A NUMBER OF VEHICLES * DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS *
DESCRIPTION: This fairly substantial sized detached 1930’s four / five bedroomed family home that is set within approximately one acre of gardens, and with the rear southerly facing gardens backing onto farmland, as well as enjoying wonderful far reaching and stunning views of the adjoining countryside and south downs. This attractive detached property has excellent potential to enlarge or extend to both sides, or additionally the possibility to also convert the large loft area into further accommodation above, subject to planning. In actual fact there is the possibility to develop a splendid home on this site when taking into consideration all the potential this property has to offer.
However, the existing accommodation is already quite sizable and is suitable both for a young or growing family. There is an entrance hall, a sitting room, a study / bedroom five, a dining room, a kitchen with a breakfast room, a utility room, a large landing, a family bathroom / shower room, as well as an ensuite shower room to bedroom one. All four bedrooms are double in size and benefit from wonderful far reaching rural views of the adjoining countryside.
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.
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 Hailsham and Heathfield, or Eastbourne.
Leisure pursuits locally include horse riding, golf, cycling and of course walking in the lovely open Sussex countryside.
ACCOMMODATION: Gravel driveway leading parking areas beyond the feature landscaped island and steps leading to the front entrance.
ENTRANCE HALL: Oak door opening into the reception entrance hall with dado rails, radiator, ceiling light, door to large coats and storage cupboard, downstairs cloakroom.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: With travertine tiled floor and walls W.C., wall sink with chrome tap and vanity drawer under, down lights, double glazed window. (There may be potential to incorporate a small shower room with part of the recessed area of the entrance hall as well subject to planning).
DINING ROOM: A double aspect room, with dado rail, ceiling light, radiator, large bay window with double glazed windows and aspect / views to the side, further double-glazed window with aspect to the front.
SITTING ROOM: With a feature fireplace with a brick hearth, radiators, dado rails, double glazed windows / French Doors opening onto the rear sun terrace with fabulous views of the adjoining countryside beyond the extensive lawned garden.
STUDY / BEDROOM FIVE: A double aspect room with radiator, bay window with double glazed upper section, further double-glazed window to side.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: With a range of cottage style cupboard ad base units with work surfaces over, space for cooker, fitted 1 ½ sink unit with mixer tap, space for large American style fridge freezer with impressive oak beam over, space for dishwasher, walk-in larder, double glazed windows with absolutely fabulous views of the adjoining countryside beyond the extensive lawned gardens.
Breakfast room with double glazed French Doors opening onto the rear sun terrace with fabulous view of the countryside. Further door leading to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM / BOOT ROOM: With tiled floor, fitted units with fitted butlers sink, space for washing machine, space for dryer, double glazed windows with aspect to front and side and door leading to outside.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Stairs from entrance hall leading to first floor galleried landing with mezzanine.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: A generous galleried area, with an ecclesiastical leaded light double glazed window with aspect to front, large hatch to loft space with retractable ladder. (PLEASE NOTE: This loft area is extensive in size and height and could lend itself for conversion into a third level subject to planning.), door to large storage cupboard.
BEDROOM ONE MAIN SUITE: A double sized room with downlights, coved ceiling, radiator, doors to walk in wardrobe cupboard, double glazed windows with absolutely wonderful fa reaching views of the adjoining countryside and South Downs. Further door leading to ensuite shower room.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: With travertine tile floor and walls, W.C., ceramic wall wash basin with chrome tap and mirror, cabinet, down lights, double glazed window to side, extractor fan, fitted glazed fronted shower with shower control system.
BEDROOM TWO: A double sized room, with radiator, fitted wardrobe, double glazed window with aspect to side and enjoying far reaching rural views.
BEDROOM THREE: A double sized room, with wardrobe cupboard, radiator, double glazed window with aspect over large rear garden and stunning far-reaching views beyond of the adjoining countryside and south downs.
BEDROOM FOUR: A double sized room, with radiator and double-glazed window with aspect over large southerly facing rear garden with stunning far-reaching views beyond.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Comprising of a fitted panelled bath with chrome tap, tiled surrounds, separate shower cubicle with folding glazed doors, tiled walls and shower control system, radiator, pedestal wash basin, large airing cupboard, double glazed window.
UPSTAIRS 2ND CLOAKROOM: Comprising of a W.C., double glazed window, ceiling light.
OUTSIDE: The property has a private front gravel driveway with parking areas and grass lawns arranged either side. There is also a detached double garage and approximately one acre of gardens in total, with the rear garden backing onto fields
FRONT GARDEN: Arranged as twin lawn areas divided by a gravel drive and feature circular landscaped flower bed island with low brick retaining wall. Further gravel parking areas with a detached double garage beyond.
DETACHED GARAGE: A concrete brick effect constructed garage with a pitched corrugated style roof. Inside the garage there are power and light points and both a double sized front up an over door with a single access door to the rear.
REAR GARDEN: Arranged predominantly to extensive southerly facing lawns with a raised paved sun terrace near the rear of the main house. There is also a base with power for the existing hot tub and a detached wooden shed / workshop also with power connected, as well as a Gabriel Ash Greenhouse. Either side of the rear garden are mature hedges with trees that lead down to the rear boundary which backs onto the open farmland, beyond of which are stunning views of the adjoining countryside and the south downs. There is also a further area of grassland that runs parallel to the main rear garden and to one side of the house.