Description An exceptional, detached country home providing versatile accommodation to an exceptional standard within an outstanding location down a private track. Rural, yet accessible, the versatile accommodation is arranged over two floors and offers the flexibility of a ground floor annexe. Sat in approximately half acre of garden with a half share of 5 acres of woodland, this property boasts a pool house with kitchen and shower room, a raised pool and detached garaging. This impressive home is perfectly suited to a family wanting a slice of rural life with peace and quiet.
Location Located on the rural outskirts of the village of Sedlescombe, down a private track, benefitting from rural views. Sedlescombe is just 1.4 miles away by road or 20 minutes' walk. It offers a charming village green, an excellent and very well stocked village shop with a post office, a popular country pub, a hotel with a restaurant, a hairdresser, an organic vineyard, a car garage and an antiques shop.
Battle, 5.1 miles, is an historic and charming market town, that has grown up around Battle Abbey. The high street provides an eclectic mix of shops and facilities and is a wonderful place to explore. The main line station provides trains to London every 40 minutes with a journey time of 1 hour 9 minutes.
The A21 is 1.7 miles to the west and provides access to the M25 network in 32 miles or down to Hastings seafront in 7 miles.
Sedlescombe has primary school and locally there are a number of well-regarded schools including Vinehall, Marlborough House, Benenden, Robertsbridge, St. Ronans, Claremont and a number of state schools.
Entrance hall From the front a glazed, double door leads into the entrance with light flooding in from the large window to rear, and galleried landing. An attractive oak staircase ascends to the first floor. Polished tiled floor with under floor heating.
Sitting room A double aspect room with floor to ceiling high glazed doors providing access and views to the garden and the side and the rear. A brick fireplace is inset with a wood burning stove. Recessed space for flat screen television. Wired for surround sound.
Dining room A double aspect room with a bow window at the front and a further window to the side. Polished tiled floor.
Bathroom A suite offering a white panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, a low-level WC, a stone wash hand bowl and a heated towel rail. With window to rear, polished tiled floor with under floor heating and part tiled walls.
Kitchen/breakfast room A fabulous room which is perfect for large families or entertaining. With numerous windows and a pair of glazed, double doors providing views over the garden with access to the raised terrace. A bespoke kitchen, with wall and base units and a wonderful island. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, Toledo Rangemaster oven with an extractor canopy over, an additional Rangemaster double oven and an American style fridge/freezer. The kitchen has a polished tiled floor with under floor heating. A door leads into the boiler room which provides a link to bedrooms 3 and 4 and a bathroom, which could be used as a self-contained annexe.
Shower room A suite incorporating a pedestal wash hand basin, a low-level WC and a large glazed shower with massage jets. Window to the front, tiled floor with under floor heating and part tiled walls
bedroom 3 A double bedroom with a bow window to front. A connecting door leads to another double bedroom.
Bedroom 4 A double bedroom which could also be used as a sitting room to the annexe. There is a bow window to the front and a door which leads back to the entrance hall.
Galleried first floor landing A light and bright space with windows to the front and rear. The current void at the front could be turned into another bedroom or home office if desired. Doors lead into the 2 bedroom suites on the first floor.
Bedroom 1 suite A wonderful substantial bedroom which could be sub divided to create further upstairs bedrooms if desired. This room is double aspect with a window to the front and doors opening out to a Juliet balcony. A door leads into the dressing room which is fitted with units providing storage space. There is a velux window to the front and an eaves storage cupboard. A further door leads through to the en-suite bathroom. This impressive suite is fitted with a stylish double vanity unit and his and hers mixer tap, a concealed cistern WC, a central shaped bath with mixer tap and large walk in shower with tiled enclosure. Velux window to the rear and a tiled floor with under floor heating,
bedroom 2 suite A double aspect room with a velux window opening onto a balcony area at the rear a further window to the side. There is ample eaves storage space and two sets of wardrobes. A door leads through to en-suite shower room which offers a concealed cistern WC, a stylish vanity unit with a shaped sink and mixer tap and walk in shower with chrome mixer control. Velux window to front, a tiled floor with under floor heating, part tiled walls and eaves storage.
Front garden The property is approached via double gates with a large area of block paved driveway providing a generous amount of off-road parking. Pedestrian gates lead out to the private track. The driveway leads to the detached double garage. The front garden is laid to lawn, enclosed by fencing. A gate provides direct access to the rear garden.
Rear garden The property is wrapped in a raised terrace which is an ideal place to entertain and dine while enjoying the views. Steps lead down to the main garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a central wooden gazebo. A private garden, which is enclosed by mature hedging and established trees. A gate at the bottom of the garden leads to the 5 acre stretch of woodland. The woodland is co-owned by another neighbour and is a delightful place to walk dogs or let children explore. To one corner there is a further patio area with a raised pool and a pool house.
Pool house The detached pool house has timber wood panelled walls and a tiled floor, the kitchenette includes three wall units and two base units with work surface over with a sink, mixer tap and drainer. A door leads into the en-suite incorporating a vanity unit, low level WC and glazed shower unit. There is a heated towel rail, part tiled walls, tiled floor and an extractor fan.
Services Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating including underfloor heating. Private drainage.
There is a £100 per annum contribution to the upkeep of the private road.
Rother District Council - Council Tax Band G