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This attractive, character country home is located in a favoured rural lane and features a large natural lake and attractive gardens, in all about 3.5 acres. This four bedroom house offers a flexibility of the layout and over 2,900 sq.ft. of accommodation.
In a favoured rural lane location, mid-way between the old market town of Heathfield and the highly sought-after village of Waldron. Heathfield offers a good range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, together with well-regarded schools for all ages. The major regional centres of Tunbridge Wells to the north and Eastbourne on the south coast both provide more comprehensive shopping facilities and amenities and are just 20 to 30 minutes’ drive away. Main line railway stations at Buxted (London Bridge) 6.5 miles and Stonegate 8 miles (Charing Cross, London Bridge, Cannon Street)
This character period house is understood to have origins dating from circa 1848, with later additions in keeping. Many of the rooms enjoy attractive outlooks over the gardens and lake.
A welcoming reception hall has a tiled floor, with doors to an inner hall and to the snug. From the inner hall is a door to the garden and a cloakroom. A spacious open kitchen/dining room is the "hub of the home" and features polished wood flooring, a fine fireplace with wood burning stove and a wide square bay window with outlooks over the garden. The kitchen is fitted with farmhouse style cabinets and includes a Range cooker. An elegant sitting room features an attractive Victorian fireplace with marble surround, whilst French doors lead out to the terrace and garden. The family room also has an open fireplace, with bookshelves to either side. Completing the ground floor is a most useful utility/boot room with a large pantry cupboard. Under part of the house is a useful cellar.
On the first floor the drawing room is a well-proportioned room with vaulted ceiling, a wood burning stove and wide sliding doors leading out to a southerly facing terrace. The room could be altered to create a superb master bedroom suite or studio. The principal bedroom has a well fitted en suite bathroom with polished wood floor, bath and separate shower cubicle. There are two further bedrooms on this floor both with feature wood panelled ceilings and fitted wardrobe cupboards, served by a large shower room. On the top floor is a further attic bedroom with another room adjoining.
The gardens and grounds are a delight. To the front of the house there is a large parking area with a detached timber Sussex style barn with single garage and large workshop attached. The extensive natural lake is a home to wildlife and has a bridge leading to an island, together with a "treehouse" platform. The extensive back garden is set out with "cottage garden" flower beds, an expansive sun terrace which is ideal for al-fresco entertaining, a productive kitchen garden, wild flower meadow, fruit orchard, rose garden and a small paddock with field shelter having water and electricity connected. In all about 3.6 acres.
EPC Rating = F
Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.