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A well presented mature country home, being a net exporter of electricity from photovoltaic panels, together with large modern barn, oak garage block, other buildings and about 12.5 acres, all situated in beautiful & tranquil rural East Sussex countryside with no immediate neighbours.
Rowland Gorringe are delighted to present this well presented mature home which has 1930's origins with a sympathetic 1960's extension, creating a comfortable family home, located in an idyllic and tranquil location between the highly sought-after villages of Dallington and Rushlake Green. All the principal rooms are washed with natural light from large, southerly facing windows. Features and benefits include natural oak internal doors, modern contemporary bathroom suites, double glazing and a duel fuel central heating system provided by the kitchen Rayburn and an external wood boiler. The property is a significant net exporter of electricity, created from a bank of photovoltaic cells. A modern steel frame barn may have potential for conversion, subject to planning. EPC Rating = D
This property occupies a truly rural location, situated along a little used country lane and surrounded by beautiful East Sussex countryside and farmland. Both the nearby villages offer popular public houses and useful village stores, whilst more comprehensive day-to-day facilities and amenities can be found in Heathfield (6 miles) & Battle (8 miles). The regional centres of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and The County Town of Lewes are all within 20 miles and offer comprehensive shopping and entertainment. The nearest London line rail station will be found 7 miles away in Robertsbridge (Charing Cross/Cannon Street 80 minutes).
An oak frame porch leads into a central dining hall, which features natural oak wall timbers and beamed ceiling, together with panelling to one wall. A rear hall has a door out to the garden and a cloakroom off. A comfortable drawing room has two tall windows to the south, whilst the focal point of the room is a brick fireplace with fitted wood burning stove. Leading off is a modern orangery, with LED lighting and a fine outlook over the gardens together with French doors leading out onto the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a long range of oak cabinets, a oil fired Rayburn providing cooking, hot water and central heating, together with a 5-ring Calor gas Range oven. There is also an understair pantry. The breakfast area has beamed ceiling, oak flooring and a double aspect.
On the first floor are four generous bedrooms, all enjoying fine views. The master bedrooms features oak panelling to one wall, a walk-in dressing room with fitted wardrobes, shelves and drawers, together with an en-suite shower room having shower enclosure with deluge and hand showers, WC, bidet and wash basin. The fourth bedroom has a range of fitted study furniture including desk and cupboards. A family bathroom has a free-standing double ended bath, wash basin and WC in vanity units, fitted medicine cabinets, airing cupboard and oak flooring.
The gardens wrap around the house with extensive brick and paved patios, brick paved driveway, shrub and flower borders stocked with a variety of specimen plants including Magnolia and Camelia. There is an extensive ornamental pond complex with bridge over and pergola covered walkway. A number of garden outbuildings including sheds, log store, chicken run and two greenhouses. The land extends in all to approximately 12.5 acres, including an area of natural woodland with a small stream. There is an excellent modern 60' x 30' barn, superb oak built double garage with workshop, old brick building incorporating two stables and an old pre-cast double garage.
Rother District Council G (£3,366.58 2020/21)
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