Crowborough, East Sussex
Guide Price £650,000
2 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Crowborough, East Sussex
Guide Price £650,000
WITH LAND - A detached cottage situated in attractive landscaped gardens with adjoining pasture and woodland in all 5 acres (*TBV) plus stable block with permission to replace with a detached 1 bedroom annexe (WD/2017/2739/F) set in a pleasant semi-rural location with surrounding bridleways/country walks and convenient for local amenities/commuting - Crowborough rail station approx. 0.5 mile. The deceptively spacious accommodation offered at the property is arranged over one floor and comprises of a sizeable open plan living room (feature fireplace) leading into a vaulted and beamed modern kitchen with adjoining garden room/conservatory(French doors out to garden terrace), master bedroom with en suite shower room/wet room, 2nd bedroom with separate shower room. An integral single garage is accessed internally via an entrance hallway and also includes a useful utility area and loft storage above. A gated entrance drive leads off the lane to the front of the property and provides a spacious parking area for several cars/horsebox. The grounds are a particular feature with patio area, raised fish ponds and extensive lawns, timber decked seating area plus summerhouse and garden shed. The stable block is fenced off and set to the rear of the gardens and from this area a track leads to the adjoining pasture and woodland with pretty stream running through and also with a second world war pillbox . For those keen on off road riding a public bridleway passes the southern boundary of the land. Agents Note: The cottage was converted from farm buildings a number of years ago by the current owner and provides very practical living with the design layout of the accommodation and gardens well thought out for those with disability requirements or those who have a necessity for single storey living with remote entry door, double glazing throughout and under floor heating. NO CHAIN.
Notice of Decision: Application No. WD/2017/2739/F
DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION OF DEVELOPMENT - REPLACEMENT OF OUTBUILDING WITH ANNEXE FOR ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION - With reference to the proposals set out in the application numbered as above and shown on the plans submitted therewith, Wealden District Council, in pursuance of powers under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), hereby GRANTS PLANNING PERMISSION for the said proposals, subject to the conditions stated below imposed for the reasons stated there under:- please refer to the Wealden District Planning Portal for the conditions. DECISION DATE 09/02/2018
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
Arranged over one floor comprising of INNER HALLWAY with work /home office area to one end; doors off to
Open-plan SITTING ROOM and KITCHEN with vaulted ceiling.
GARDEN ROOM / CONSERVATORY - also with vaulted ceiling.
MASTER BEDROOM with EN-SUITE Shower (Wet Room.)
FURTHER SEPARATE FAMILY SHOWER ROOM.
INTERNAL ENTRANCE HALLWAY - leads into the integral garage which includes a utility area and may suit converting to living accommodation (subject to all the usual consents).
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
Nearby Crowborough town approximately half a mile distant provides a mainline rail station, with trains to London in approximately one hour (London Bridge), a wide range of shopping facilities, and is well served with a selection of schooling for all age groups including a sixth form community college and highly regarded primary schools, good sporting facilities include Crowborough Leisure Centre and two golf courses. The stunning 6500 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A. A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh books is also within very close proximity offering numerous outdoor pursuits and scenic walks. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its theatres, shopping and leisure complex is within a short driving distance (approximately 8 miles), and the coastal town of Eastbourne and City of Brighton can be reached by road in approximately 45 mins.
LAND & GROUNDS
The two plots of land which consists of part woodland and pasture are accessed from the bottom of the garden and over a stream. They are split into approx. 1.97 acres (*TBV) closest to the house and a further 3.5 acres (*TBV) beyond that. The Agent nor the Seller is sure as to how much is woodland /overgrown boundary in proportion to the total pasture.
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. Where available a Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
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
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Wealden District Council : 01323 443322
SERVICES: Mains gas. Mains Water. Gas fired central heating and hot water.
TAX BAND: A
EPC RATING: E
ANNEXE SERVICES: Water and Power to the stables (PP for Annex)
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
T: 01892 829014
DISCLAIMER: All 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 to themselves or personal belongings or property. By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must 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 High Street in the centre of Crowborough crossroads on the A26, take the B2100 to Rotherfield on Crowborough Hill road and travel 2 miles. On the right there is a small triangle of grass and Clackhams Lane is adjacent to it. Turn right into Clackhams Lane and as you enter Clackhams Lane the property will be on the left after a 20 m or so. There is a small plot of grass garden to the front with a five bar gate to the right of that with space to draw up to the gate with your vehicle before entering the property.
From Rotherfield village direction head towards Crowborough on the B2100 on the Rotherfield Road. After approx. 1 mile from the centre of the village there is a small triangle of grass and Clackhams Lane is adjacent to it. Turn left and as you enter Clackhams Lane the property will be on the left after a 20 m or so. There is a small plot of grass garden to the front with a five bar gate to the right of that with space to draw up to the gate with your vehicle before entering the property.
Tel: 01892 829014