A most spacious detached family home offering versatile 6/7bedroom accommodation with options to include a ground floor annexe, set in 7.5 acres (tbv)with 8 loose boxes, various outbuildings, riding arena and paddocks. Outline planning has also been granted to adapt some of the stabling into holiday let accommodation offering income opportunities. The whole is set off a desirable rural lane between the hamlets of Burwash Common and Broadoak. The overall accommodation extends to over 2600 sq ft and comprises: Ground floor: Large kitchen and breakfast room with central island and breakfast bar, sitting room with wood burner, dining area, utility area, and 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite). First floor: Part galleried landing, 4 bedrooms(1ensuite) and family bathroom . Outside: Spacious gardens, wide entrance drive with expansive parking areas for several vehicles/horse box, detached brick garage, 2 stable blocks (one of timber and the other of brick under a tiles roof), set around a spacious courtyard with further open storage barn and 3 adjoining post and rail paddocks with separate vehicle access. Riding out on local lanes and bridleways. For shopping/amenities the town of Heathfield is approx 5 minutes drive and rail links to London are provided at Stonegate station (approx 3.5 miles)
Willows is most favourably located lying off of this highly sought after country lane location. Although the property enjoys this idyllic location with the comfort of neighbours nearby it is considered far from isolated being only approximately 1.2 miles distance from the pretty Sussex village of Broad Oak which in general provides a community hall, recreational park and general shopping facilities for day to day needs in addition to a well-regarded Primary School and Heathfield Community College both being easily accessible to this property. The market town of Heathfield is approximately 5 minutes drive away. In general the market town of Heathfield provides a range of shopping facilities some of an interesting independent nature with the backing of supermarkets of a national network. The area is well served with schooling (both private and state) for all age groups. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping, leisure and grammar schools is only approx. 16 miles distance with the larger coastal towns of both Brighton and Eastbourne being reached within approximately 35 minutes drive. A mainline station can be found at the nearby village of Stonegate (approx. 3.5 miles).
Accommodation - please refer to floor plan enclosed
Covered entrance porch with light and Georgian style panelled glazed door with side screen into:-
entrance hall: Timber effect flooring. Staircase to first floor landing. Radiator, under stairs cupboard. Opening into dining area: UPVC double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Timber effect flooring. Range of exposed timber doors to:-
sitting room: A double aspect room with windows to side and rear incorporating sliding patio doors to rear terrace. Large feature brick built fireplace with timber bressumer beam incorporating paved hearth and wood burning stove. Radiators. Wall light points.
Kitchen/breakfast room: Double glazed windows to front. Fitted with a range of timber effect work surfaces with chrome effect handles incorporating large Belfast twin sink with mixer tap over, localised tiling, cupboard and drawer units below. Space and plumbing for various appliances. Space and fittings for gas Range with canopy style extractor hood over. Matching wall mounted cupboards, central island unit with raised breakfast bar. Ceramic tiled flooring. Radiator. Opening to:-
rear porchway: Ceramic tiled flooring. Stable door to side. Floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. Window to front.
Utility room: Timber door to rear. Recessed down lighters. Radiator. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and adjoining work surface with cupboard below and space for appliance, door to:-
cloakroom: Double glazed window to rear. Low level WC, corner wash basin with tiled splash back. Recessed down lighter.
Guest bedroom 1: Double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Door to:-
en-suite bathroom: Double glazed window to rear. Suite of low level WC, wash basin inset into vanity unit, panelled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, localised tiling, ceramic tiled flooring. Ladder style heated towel rail.
Guest bedroom 2: Double glazed window to front with views over gardens. Radiator.
Guest bedroom 3: Double glazed window to front with views over gardens. Radiator.
Staircase from entrance hall rises to a part galleried first floor spacious landing: Recessed down lighters. Radiator. Range of stained timber panelled doors to:-
Bedroom 1: Large double aspect room with double glazed windows to front and rear giving views over the gardens. Recessed ceiling down lighters. Door to:-
en-suite bathroom: Fitted with a suite of low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled shower/bath with mixer tap and wall mounted shower unit over. Localised tiling. Recessed down lighters. Ceramic tiled flooring. Chrome effect heated ladder style towel rail.
Bedroom 2: Double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Recessed down lighters.
Bedroom 3: Double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Access to loft hatch. Recessed down lighters.
Bedroom 4: Double glazed window to front with views over gardens. Access to loft space. Fitted wardrobe cupboard with linen storage over.
Family bathroom: Double glazed window to front. Fitted with a white suite of low level WC, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash back and panelled bath, separate enclosed shower cubicle being fully tiled around. Recessed down lighters, extractor fan. Chrome effect heated ladder style towel rail. Ceramic tiled flooring.
The property is approached off of Swife Lane through twin timber five bar gates leading to a large area of off-road parking amidst open plan areas of lawn with mature shrubbery bordering the lane. To the front of the property is a timber outbuilding in need of some further finishing yet providing useful potential.
Detached brick built garage with adjoining work/storage room with gated access in between the house to the rear gardens.
Stable block and an open hay barn.
1 large timber stable block with 5 loose boxes and tack room and adjoining brick built stable block under clay tiled roof with 3 loose boxes both enclosing a courtyard area. Water, light and services enclosed. Vehicular access is then available to the land
sand school 20M X 40M post and railed.
Land - The gardens and grounds are believed to extend to approximately 7.5 acres (tbv).
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