4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Horam, East Sussex

  • reception rooms 2
  • bedrooms 4
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: 36940_13929780

Key Features

  • SOLD - Attached cottage
  • PLUS Detached 1 bed annexe
  • 2.5 acres (*TBV) grounds
  • Stable Yard
  • 4 bedroom main dwelling
  • Large gardens


S O L D - An Edwardian property with 2.5 acres (TBV) and further detached 1 bedroom ancillary annexe with equestrian facilities/stable block and riding access from the rear. The spacious versatile semi-detached property includes a triple aspect sitting room with feature fireplace, separate dining room, shaker style kitchen/breakfast room in country cream, separate utility area and downstairs toilet, 4 first floor bedrooms, family bathroom and separate WC. The whole is approached through double entrance gates into a driveway, off the main road and offering ample space for several vehicles leading to the adjoining land. For hacking enthusiasts access can be gained to the Cuckoo trail which is within reasonable distance. The property also enjoys convenient road and rail links and access to a good selection of state and private schools in the area. Heathfield (4.5 miles) Eastbourne (12 miles) Tunbridge Wells (17 miles) Buxted rail-London (10 miles).


The property is situated in convenient driving distance of Horam (approx. 1 mile) offering a range of local shopping facilities with further amenities available from the country town of Heathfield (approx. 4.5 miles). More comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities can be gained at Eastbourne Town centre (approx. 12 miles) or Royal Tunbridge Wells (17 miles). Rail links to London are available via Polgate station (approx. 9miles), Stonegate station (approx 11 miles) or Buxted station (approx. 11 miles).

MAIN ACCOMMODATION- refer to floor plan

RECESSED ENTRANCE: Part-glazed front door.
ENTRANCE HALL - Stairs to first floor, part glazed door.
SITTING ROOM - Triple aspect room, the focal point being a working open fireplace with classical surround and marble effect hearth. One single and one double radiator, telephone, TV and satellite point, decorative dado rail and ornate storage recess. Large rear aspect bay window overlooking the gardens and the paddock.
DINING ROOM - Front aspect window, single radiator, built in cupboards and shelving.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - Country cream shaker style units along three walls, with wood effect roll edged working surfaces. Inset stainless steel four burner hob and adjacent fitted electric oven and eye level grill, part tiled walls and inset sink with left hand drainer. One corner cupboard contains the wall mounted central heating boiler with adjacent programmer. Door opening to under stairs storage cupboard and part glazed door to back garden, tiled floor. Also door to:
UTILITY PORCH - Rear aspect window, tiled floor, space for at least one appliance and door opening to:
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM Dual aspect windows, WC with gravity cistern tank, wall mounted wash hand basin and tiled splash back and floor.
STAIRS RISING TO Galleried first floor landing, single radiator, built in shelving plus loft access trap.


BEDROOM - Front aspect window, telephone point. radiator loft access trap.
BATH AND SHOWER ROOM Front aspect part obscure glazed window. Bath with side panel, separate shower cubicle with electric shower with adjustable riser. Pedestal style wash basin, fitted mirror, single radiator, fully tiled throughout
BEDROOM - Dual aspect double glazed windows,
single radiator, built in hanging/storage cupboards.
BEDROOM - Dual aspect double glazed windows, built in vanity style wash basin, telephone point, 2 radiators.
SEPARATE WC; Low level WC, decorative dado rail, rear aspect double glazed window, single radiator.
BEDROOM - Dual rear aspect double glazed windows, built in chimney breast cupboards, two single radiators, cast fireplace surround.


A charming and delightful completely re-furbished and extended under permitted development building to accommodate a 1 bedroom with en-suite, open plan sitting room with wood burner and fully fitted kitchen and breakfast bar and further utility room. The annexe was converted & extended under permitted development rights.
The council are satisfied with these terms, so long as it remains ancillary to the main dwelling house & not capable of independent living.


STABLE BLOCK - Two stables 12ft x 12ft and One 22ft x 12ft. Sitting on concrete with brick and block, internal grills and rear windows, lights,
water and electric. Tack room 9ft x 12ft.
WORKSHOP - 24ft x 10ft - timber with water laid on.
HACKING - For off road riding enthusiasts the well known Cuckoo Trail is situated within convenient distance of the property. Further hacking out can be
had from Swansbrook lane.


Beyond the parking area the lawns wrap themselves around the back of the house and the ancillary accommodation . The rear garden extends around the annexe and stabling and is laid mainly to lawn with some strategically positioned shrub beds and mature trees dotted about. The back boundary is secluded by an established hedgerow with a five bar gate access into the paddock. The majority of the gardens are secluded from neighbours and new stone paved sitting out area to the side of the property has been created with a further ornamental fish pond and newly stocked border with array of shrubs and flowers.


The whole extends to around 2.5 Acres (*TBV), generally all level including the pasture which is set to the rear of the gardens bounded on one side by stock proof fencing, the other boundary being formed by an established hedgerow. Separate vehicular access is by a private track. The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry, where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly 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.


LOCAL AUTHORITY: Wealden District Council Hailsham.
SERVICES: Mains Gas, water and electric. Private drains shared with neighbour.
ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION SERVICES. Separate private drainage, all other services to main house.


Viewing strictly by appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country and Equestrian
Telephone: 01435 889000 or 01892 829014
E-mail 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.


From the A22 (London Road) leave by the A267 (signposted Horam and Heathfield) exit from the Boship roundabout and proceed along this road for approximately 3 miles. When at Coggers Cross look out for Highlands Farm to your right and just beyond this, on the left, you will see the entrance to Sycamores as indicated by the name board. From Horam A267 proceed south bound for 1.1 miles past the old Cider press and the May Garland public house and continue out of the dip in the road and the property can be found on the right marked by the property name on the post.


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www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org

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Reference: 36940_13929780

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Tel: 01892 829014