3 bedroom Property for sale: East Sussex
- Detached property
- 4.5 acres of gardens & grounds
- Additional barn suitable for development (Sub PP)
- Secure/secluded location
A detached property with gardens and grounds of 4.5 acres (*TBV) set down a private drive and with an ADDITIONAL detached timber barn (1980 sqft) which may also suit converting to ancillary accommodation or even a second dwelling (subject to planning permissions). The semi-rural location in which the property is situated offers the best of both worlds for those wanting a country & equestrian home also with the benefit of nearby village amenities and convenient commuting. The principal accommodation is set over two floors and includes Ground Floor: large sitting room, kitchen, dining room, utility room and boot room and downstairs cloakroom. First Floor: 3 double size bedrooms (Master en-suite) and family bathroom. Character features throughout include beams to ceilings, oak framed doors/ windows, oak flooring to some rooms and 2 brick fireplaces. Outside the well thought out landscaped grounds include hidden garden areas, secluded patios/terraces, a summer house which is lined /insulated ideal for home office and vegetable patch. A generous adjacent parking area is large enough to accommodate several cars and horse boxes/trailers with newly laid drive and surface., The majority of the land is set to the rear and is split into paddocks via post and stock fencing with further pole barn (N.B. Space to add a riding arena within this area subject to permissions) . Beyond the paddocks far reaching views over countryside can be enjoyed and on a clear day as far as the south coast.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
The property is situated in a convenient location within walking distance of shops, a pub and gym, yet is very privately located with views to the coast from the rear aspect on a clear day. Approached via electrically operated gates, there are three garden areas and the whole is fenced with children and dogs in mind.
Assorted shops are available in Heathfield with a further choice between Royal Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and the county town of Lewes. Mainline rail services are available at Stonegate providing commuter trains to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. Alternatively services to London Bridge are available from Buxted. There is a wide choice of schools nearby, both in the private and state sectors. Cross In Hand Primary School, Maynards Green Community Primary School, Heathfield Community College, Mayfield School for Girls, St Bedes Preparatory School, St Bedes Senior School, Eastbourne College Buxted railway station 6.5 miles (Services to London Bridge from approximately 1 hour 15 minutes), Stonegate railway station 10 miles (Services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross from approximately 1 hour 10 minutes) M25 (J5) 30 miles Heathfield 1 miles, Lewes 13 miles, Eastbourne 15.5 miles.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
Converted to a home less than 15 years ago and extended more recently by the current owner to add a dining room and utility areas.
There are Oak doors throughout the property with some oak flooring in parts and oak beams to the ceilings, oak framed doors and windows.
GROUND FLOOR - Inner hall with downstairs CLOAKROOM. Large SITTING ROOM with doors opening out to the rear on to the patio and gardens, a large feature brick fireplace (the barn cannot have fossil fuel fires or wood burning stoves due to current regulations) beams to ceilings. Good sized KITCHEN with assorted base and eye level units, tiled floor and tiled splash backs, Range cooker with gas hob/electric ovens and space for fridge /freezer etc. The DINING ROOM is up a level from the kitchen and then leads to the UTILITY ROOM areas including BOOT ROOM. Access to the patio is also from the dining room
FIRST FLOOR - The Master Suite includes a feature fireplace (not functional due to the regulations) and large picture window with views out over the rear plus EN-SUITE shower room/WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. The 2 further bedrooms are each double bed size, one currently has a sofa bed. FAMILY BATHROOM with shower over the bath wash hand basin and WC.
DETACHED EQUESTRIAN BARN-refer to the floor plan
TIMBER DETACHED BARN - 1980sqft - SUBJECT TO PLANNING PERMISSION this could be converted to ancillary accommodation or a separate dwelling although it should be pointed out that there is currently only one entrance to the property. On concrete floor with lighting. Currently used for stabling and storage, with power and water. Floor plan available on line or by request as a pdf document.
POLE BARN - Timber clad, open floor, open fronted.
LAND & GROUNDS
The whole sits in approx 4.5 acres (*TBV). The house drive, gardens and patio areas approx are 0.5 acres whilst the land including the barn and pole barn are around 4 acres (*TBV). Furthermore the perimeters are fenced and dog proof.
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 any 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
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Wealden District Council
SERVICES: Mains drains, Gas and Water.
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: C 74/82
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
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
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 Tunbridge Wells head south on to the A267 (signposted Frant), and continue beyond Mayfield to Cross-in-Hand and Heathfield. On seeing the Esso petrol station on the left turn right for Lewes on the B2102 for 100m or so and turn down a small track immediately beyond the Albion Bakery on the left. Go to the bottom of the drive and there are gates straight in front of you which are electrically operated.
From Lewes head towards Heathfield on the B2102 and about 100m before the junction with the A267 turn right immediately before the Albion Bakery and follow directions as above.
From Eastbourne/Hurst Green on the A267 signposted Tunbridge Well turn right on the B2102 signposted Lewes and follow directions from Tunbridge Wells.
Tel: 01892 829014