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5 bed detached house for sale

£1,295,000

Old Lane, Mayfield TN20

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Property description

In the most glorious, central yet private location, is this spacious, character detached family house, dating from circa the 1920s. This imposing property enjoys deceptively large accommodation to include master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room, guest bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, family room, utility, store room with further potential, wine store and cloakroom, tennis court, swimming pool, private gardens of approximately 1 1/4 acres, garaging and lovely West facing views, all in one of the most enviable locations in Mayfield. EPC Rating D

Description
West Royd is a stunning property, well maintained and cared for over the years, surrounded by its delightful gardens, which are open to the South and West with wonderful views over the rolling countryside. The house enjoys elegant, spacious and light accommodation, steeped in the character of the era, with some wonderful original features.The deep recessed entrance porch provides access via a large Oak door to the entrance hall, with wide, shallow stairs leading to the first floor. The drawing room is a delight; with excellent proportions, with a large open fireplace and South and West facing windows overlooking the garden. The dining room is also a lovely room, with wooden flooring, original wooden and glazed display cupboard, fireplace and a bay window and doors to the garden enjoying the view.There is a blocked in doorway that would link to the family room/snug, enjoying the views and also enjoying a fireplace and with direct access to the kitchen. The kitchen is at the front of the house, with an Aga, electric hob, sink with twin drainer and ample fitted cupboards. Just across the hallway is a very useful larder and a large utility room with additional fridge/freezer and storage. The utility room has a small door to the rear garden and a former fireplace, now housing the modern central heating boiler. There is further access to an original garage, now forming a useful store room and beyond is an open garden store. To the other end of the house, there is a ground floor cloakroom with access to an open, external lobby area and with a further door to a wine store.The first floor comprises a sizeable master bedroom, with windows enjoying the Westerly views, plus a south facing window for additional light. There are fitted wardrobes, door to a generous dressing room/walk-in wardrobe with a sink and vanity unit, plus South facing window and fitted wardrobe. There is also an en-suite bathroom, with bath, WC and basin atop a vanity unit, again with a South facing window.There are two further, West facing double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and enjoying the views. Off the third bedroom currently, is a door providing access to a guest bedroom suite, comprising a double bedroom with the views and an en-suite shower room comprising a shower, WC and pedestal basin.The fifth bedroom is also a double, with fitted wardrobes and a basin, with a window to the front. Adjacent to this bedroom is a cloakroom, and a bathroom, with cupboard, bath with shower and vanity unit with an inset basin and window to front.

Outside
Outside, there is a front tarmacadam drive providing off road parking for several vehicles and access to the detached double garage. On the southern end, a wall with a wrought Iron gate leads through to the side garden, complete with mature shrub border, with magnolia and azaleas, and wonderful spring bulbs around the base of the chestnut tree. The lawn has a weeping pear, red acer and further magnolia, whilst around the walls of the house are mature purple and white wisteria. A tennis court is nestled into a corner of the lawn. Whilst beyond is a Summer House, a shed and mature Fir trees and some attractive flower beds leading up to the Yorkstone terrace, the views from which are wonderful. Just beyond the terrace is a sheltered spot housing the swimming pool a patio and the Summerhouse that contains the pumps and boiler, with black fabric 'solar panels' on the roof. There is also an adjacent glass house, a kennel, further shed and store.Beyond the pool is a sheltered garden area, with fruit cage and vegetable patch, and beyond that, a hedge enclosed composting heap. The whole garden is fence and hedge enclosed, very private and peaceful. The whole plot is believed to measure approximately one and a quarter acres.

Location
West Royd is located in the enviable location off Old Lane, just a few hundred meters from the 16th Century beauty of Mayfield High Street. Facilities in the village include a small supermarket with post office, butcher, baker, pharmacy, florist, greengrocers and deli as well as gp surgery, dentist and hairdressers. There are also a couple of cafes and Period Inns, including the renowned Middle House Hotel. There are pretty churches of various denominations, a flourishing primary school and the well regarded Mayfield School secondary school. For more comprehensive facilities Tunbridge Wells is 9 miles to the north. Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (5 miles), Crowborough (6 miles), and Tunbridge Wells. These provide a fast and regular service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Canon Street. There is a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells and Eastbourne. The area provides an excellent selection of both state and private schools. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, bowls, numerous golf clubs, sailing on Bewl Water and at the coast. The area is criss-crossed with many beautiful walks through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Viewings are only by prior appointment.

Agents Note
Viewings are only by prior appointment via Andrew Burnett:Andrew@Burnetts-ea.ComMayfield Office: Wadhurst Office: Services:West Royd enjoys all mains services, to include gas for central heating, water, drainage and electricity. The swimming pool is Solar heated but also has a separate oil fired central heating system. Council Tax band G


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Market activity
Average price paid £590,011 Sales 49 Current average value £638,864 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,064 ▲ 2.58%

Property value data/graphs for TN20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £837,862 £413 4.1 £692,882
Semi-detached £433,083 £358 3.1 £500,833
Terraced £358,079 £345 2.7 £389,383
Flats £258,751 £320 1.9 £292,083

Current asking prices in TN20

Average: £563,666
Avg. current asking prices in TN20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £522,500
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£480,000
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£633,400
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Flats - - £300,000
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All - £522,500
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£467,143
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£633,400
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Current asking rents in TN20

Average: £2,017 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,727 pcm
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- £2,999 pcm
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Flats £587 pcm
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All £587 pcm
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- £1,727 pcm
(2)
- £2,998 pcm
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Piccadilly Lane £1,088,158
Newick Lane £971,418
Fir Toll Road £850,158
Wellbrook £796,837
Meres Lane £790,516
Highest turnover in TN20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
North Street 40.0%
High Street 36.4%
Westfield Close 36.4%
Berkeley Road 35.3%
Piccadilly Lane 30.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Crowborough (3.4 miles)
  • Wadhurst (4.6 miles)
  • Stonegate (4.9 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (21.2 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (27.1 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (30.2 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (18.1 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (29.9 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (30.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mayfield Church of England Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Five Ashes CofE Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Mark Cross Church of England Aided Primary School (2.8 miles)
  • Mount Camphill Community (4.4 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (10.8 miles)
  • West Kent and Ashford College (11.6 miles)
  • Skippers Hill Manor School (1.7 miles)
  • Walsh Manor School (3.7 miles)
  • Heathfield Community College (3.8 miles)
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£4,662 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 129,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,133 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £37/mo (£440/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £76 Electricity £73 Estimated energy cost £149/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Wealden

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £283 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

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Water Supply £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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