3 bedroom House for sale: Hurst Green, East Sussex


  • reception rooms 4
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: 36940_10001835

Key Features

  • Attached barn
  • Not listed
  • Grounds of just under 1 acre (*TBV)
  • Rural protected views to the rear
  • Immaculate inside & out
  • 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 or 3 receptions*
  • Village location
  • NO CHAIN
  • Period features throughout
  • Good commuting & schooling

Description

A most attractive period barn conversion (unlisted) set back from the road off a private drive in spacious grounds of just under 1 acre (*TBV) and enjoying fabulous rural views to the rear over protected countryside (AONB) and ancient protected woodland. Tastefully converted by the present owners in 1993 this glorious attached barn which dates from 1800s forms part of an Historic Farmstead and features exposed beams and timbers, a first floor minstrels gallery and full height windows to the front and rear creating a bright and spacious feel to the interior. Outside there is a spacious parking and turning area to the front as well as a side driveway giving access to the rear secluded grounds which include a lovely sun terrace flanked by manicured lawns with adjoining well maintained paddock plus shed and summerhouse. N.B. There is scope within the plot to add a small stable block with turnout area (subject to permissions). The very well presented accommodation comprises: Drawing room with exposed timber studwork and open fireplace, dining hall, third reception room/ 4th bedroom, Kitchen, separate utility room, cloakroom, Galleried landing, master bedroom with en-suite, 2 further double bedrooms and family bathroom. The property occupies a convenient position on the semi-rural fringes of a village offering local amenities as well as a recommended primary school. For rail links Etchingham Station is walkable or a short drive and gives an excellent access to London in little over an hour.

SITUATION & LOCATION

The property is set back from the road in a protected enclave of just three properties of which the barn is one. The drive gives access to the front of the property and continues around to one side of the property giving access to the garden and paddock beyond if required. Unusually the front and rear views enjoy provisions of protection, as do the three properties as part of an historic farmstead. N.B. This is not the same as being listed but does have a level of protection not normally given to properties.
Hurst Green village lies some 15 miles south of Tunbridge Wells and 14 miles north of Hastings, the small town of Battle is about 6 miles away. The village benefits from good local facilities including a primary school, antique shops, farm shops and cafes, community shop with post office and cafe, restaurant and pub. Down the road in Etchingham there is a popular delicatessen and bistro@thestation. State and private schools in the area include; Hurst Green and Etchingham Primary Schools; Robertsbridge
Community College; Bricklehurst Manor at Stonegate; Vinehall at Robertsbridge; Battle Abbey at Battle; Marlborough House and St Ronan's at Hawkhurst.

ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan

GENERAL POINTS OF NOTE- the whole is very well presented throughout.
The complex of properties which the property is part of is a Medieval Historic Farmstead with a Farmhouse, single Kiln Oast and Barn and is 'preserved' in its entirety but is not listed.
The barn features exposed beams and timbers throughout and boasts very light and airy rooms.
GROUND FLOOR - The DRAWING ROOM has a lovely brick fireplace (not used by the current owners) and timber floors, and leads into the DINING HALL which has a galleried open ceiling to the upstairs landing. A further downstairs room is currently used as an additional RECEPTION ROOM but was going to be made into a 4th BEDROOM with en-suite shower room (plumbing close by) and has doors opening out to the rear patio. The KITCHEN faces the front of the house and has an assortment of units at floor level, built in oven and gas hob, quarry tiled floor. The FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH is a large room comparatively and offers a good area for shoes /coats, utility room facilities and additional units as required.
FIRST FLOOR - 3 BEDROOMS - MASTER BEDROOM with EN-SUITE, TIMBER FLOORS throughout, beams and recesses for storage and various views to the rear and side. FAMILY BATHROOM further beams and timber floor.

OUTBUILDINGS, LAND & GROUNDS

A timber LOG CABIN is located at the end of the garden perfectly positioned to enjoy stunning sunsets with a lovely outlook over the end paddock and open farmland /woodlands that once a year are carpeted with bluebells, the scent and sight of which can be enjoyed from the paddock. .
The whole site including the drive is approx. 1 acre (*TBV) including the end paddock. The rear is laid to grass and is divided by a post and rail fence.
An additional plot of land to the side of the property which is currently owned by the neighbour (Farmhouse) has a clause on it which allows the owner of Lodge Farm Barn first refusal to purchase it (exact size unknown) should the owner decide to sell.
The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry, where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly stated/marked. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.

SERVICES & OUTGOINGS

TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rother District Council
SERVICES: Mains gas, electric. Private drains.
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: D

HELPFUL WEBSITES

We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase: www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk - www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org

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VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk
Prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.

DIRECTIONS

Travelling south on the A21 towards Hastings, enter the village of Hurst Green and look right after about 200m and the property is set well back from the road on the right side after the Farm Shop (look for the single Kiln Oast and the drive /entrance is the middle gate). Drive up the drive and park in front of the barn.

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Reference: 36940_10001835

Contact Agent

Equus Property
Tel: 01892 829014