A recently constructed detached country and equestrian property set in 34 acres (*tbv) enjoying elevated views to the rear over the High Weald and offering well laid out family accommodation of around 4908sqft built to exacting 21st Century standards and with secondary accommodation provided above a large detached 4 car garage of 1524sqft. The property is entered via impressive wrought iron electric gates and an undoubted feature of the whole are the expansive gardens and grounds set to the rear with natural swimming pond, summer house and large entertaining terrace. A separate hard core driveway also leads down one side of the principal gardens to the equestrian facilities which currently include a stable block with 3 loose boxes, tack room, hay barn further double garage, substantial implement store and a further large open fronted detached steel framed barn (scope to adapt to include further stabling). Beyond the stable yard and outbuildings are a number of post and railed paddocks(auto water connected). There are also two belts of woodland to the north and south boundaries including wildlife pond. (N.B. Space to add further equestrian facilities within the grounds - Subj. P.P.) For local shopping and amenities the pretty village of Wadhurst is around 0.75 mile which also has a rail station connecting to London. No chain.
Location & Area Awareness
Located off the lane by some distance and accessed via remote controlled electric gates leading into an expansive parking area. The house is situated in an accessible location on the fringes of the pretty village of Wadhurst (around 0.75 mile) and offering a wide selection of local shops including a butcher, greengrocer, delicatessen, post office, library, bank, chemist, hardware store, cafes, supermarkets and a garage. More comprehensive shopping, leisure and entertainment is catered for in Tunbridge Wells (about 6.5 miles) Mainline rail connections: Wadhurst station (about 1 mile) offers services to London Charing Cross /Canon Street 55 minutes/1 hour (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street with journey times from 64 minutes.. State and private schools: Many well-regarded schools in the area include Wadhurst primary, Sacred Heart School and Uplands Community College in the village. Preparatories include Bricklehurst Manor (Stonegate), Marlborough House and St. Ronan's (Hawkhurst), with Mayfield School, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks independents at secondary level. Limited places available in the Kent grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, subject to academic performance in the eleven-plus examination. Golf at Ticehurst, Rotherfield, Royal Ashdown and Forest Row. Horse racing at Lingfield and Brighton.
Accommodation - Refer To The Floor Plan
The accommodation is well laid out, but of particular note is the exceptional kitchen /breakfast room fitted with a three oven electric aga and beautifully constructed hand built units. The central island is positioned to take advantage of the view through the orangery to the garden and grounds beyond.
The principal reception rooms feature Amtico flooring, beautiful joinery, tall ceiling heights and multi pane sash windows.
The accommodation has been well designed to exploit the views and provide access to the southern terrace. There is also a great balance between formal and informal accommodation, allowing space for entertaining and family living in equal measure.
The first floor accommodation is accessed via an elegant staircase from the reception hall leading to a spacious and light landing from which all the bedrooms are accessed. The principle bedroom 1 suite is generous, incorporating a dressing room and luxurious bathroom as well as double doors opening out to a balcony with views to the south. The further three bedrooms all are served by their own bathrooms. The first floor accommodation is completed with a separate laundry room.
Secondary Accommodatiob & Garage Block
Refer to the floor plans - There is a separate garage block extending to 1524 sq. Ft. Constructed of brick under a slate roof with space for four large cars.
Above is secondary accommodation, consisting of a bedroom, bathroom and sitting room, suitable for guests or staff.
Beyond the principal gardens are the equestrian facilities including;
stable block - with three stables, tack room / hay barn / double garage and substantial implement store.
These buildings can be accessed via a secondary stone/hard core drive leading from Mayfield Lane.
Barn - Steel framed barn, open to the front. Suitable for machine / hay / bedding store or further stabling with minor modification.
Land, Grounds & Gardens
Outside, the property is approached via an impressive set of electric wrought iron gates opening to a large parking area to the front of the house. To the rear of the house is a large entertaining terrace, with exceptional views, running the length of the south side of the house. Beyond lie the principal lawns flanked by herbaceous borders, which lead down to a swimming pond overlooked by a timber summerhouse.
The grounds expand into a series of post and rail fenced paddocks (all with automatic water troughs) interspersed by mature trees.
The south and west boundaries are bordered by belts of woodland and there is also a pond. In all, the property extends to 34 acres (*tbv).
The acreage stated at the property is *tbv – (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise, an online measuring tool will have been used to ‘check’ the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
Services & Outgoings
local authority: Wealden District Council
services: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (Klargester system). Air source heat pump/electric heating (zoned) backed up by a gas Boiler if required. Concrete floor throughout with under floor heating. Air conditioning in the kitchen and principle bedroom. Cat 5 wiring throughout.
Tax band: H
EPC rating: C 79/83
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From Junction 5 of the M25, take the A21 southbound towards Tonbridge. After 9.5 miles turn right at the roundabout onto the A26 (London Road) towards Tunbridge Wells. After 4.5 miles, bear left onto the A267 (Frant Road) and continue for just over 2.5 miles. Turn left onto the B2099 Wadhurst Road towards Wadhurst. After approximately 0.8 miles, and after passing Wadhurst station, turn right onto Mayfield Lane and the entrance to the property can be found after 0.25 miles on the left.