6 bed detached house for sale Best Beech Hill, Wadhurst, East Sussex TN5
- Wadhurst1.4 miles
- Sacred Heart School1.5 miles
- Mark Cross Church of England Aided Primary School1.6 miles
- Frant3.2 miles
Features and description
- 4 - 6 bedrooms
- 3 - 4 reception rooms
- 3 - 4 bathrooms
- 62.06 acres
- Private Parking
- Oast House
- Barn Conversion
- Farm House
Skinners Farm House
A Grade II listed Wealden Hall House with late Medieval origins, of brick construction with part tile hung upper elevations on an oak frame, all under a tiled roof with a covered porch and attractive cat slide roof to the rear. The property has been refurbished by the current owners and, internally, boasts a wealth of period feature including two large inglenook fireplaces, exposed original floor boards, exposed beams and timbers, a range of fireplaces and wood burning stove. The principal reception rooms are well proportioned and provide fantastic family accommodation. The kitchen benefits from an electric Aga and handmade kitchen units. Externally a brick path leads to the front door flanked by a formal lawned garden. To the rear there is a large paved terrace and a pond which leads onto the oast house.
Skinners Oast House
A curtilage listed detached oast house comprising two square kilns of brick construction with oak timber framed upper elevations under a Kent peg tiled roof.
An attractive Grade II listed barn dating back to the late Medieval period, in need of complete refurbishment. The barn is oak framed with a part brick / part sandstone plinth under a Kent peg tiled roof.
A Grade II listed detached 16th Century oak framed threshing barn under a slate tiled roof, slightly attached to a triple open bay garage. The barn is currently being used for storage and, internally, has a wonderful display of wall and ceiling timbers.
Farm Worker's Cottage
Close to Colyers Barn is the old farm workers' cottage which comprises a two room, single storey oak framed barn under a Kent peg tiled roof.
A fully converted detached cottage, with brick base and timber clad external elevations under a tiled roof, and also character features such as exposed beams, wood burner with stone surround and vaulted ceilings. The cottage provides fantastic ancillary accommodation with a kitchen, large living room, two bedrooms and a shower room. At the rear of the property there is a small area of garden and also a utility room.
A substantial horseshoe shaped single storey agricultural building. It is of brick construction with a Kent peg tiled roof and was previously used as a dairy.
At the southern end of the dairy there is a large agricultural building housing cattle and, beyond that, the silage clamp. Adjacent to the dairy is a long, low chicken shed (currently used for storage).
The gardens and grounds surrounding the properties include two large ponds (their origins once used to extract iron deposits) as well as an old orchard, a paddock, a partially finished shepherd's hut, a wood shed and a summer house.
There are two accesses to the farmland - one via the main entrance and the other via Bassetts Lane. There are two distinct and unique farmyards, the upper and the lower.
In all the property extends to about 62.06 acres.
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The properties occupy an enviable position on the edge of the village of Wadhurst in the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty and enjoys some fine views over the surrounding countryside. The Charter for Wadhurst was granted in 1253 and much of the existing village centre, which dates from the 17th and 18th centuries, is within a designated conservation area. The village has an outstanding vibrant community and provides an excellent range of shopping facilities including a church, private and state schools, doctors' practice, post office, butcher and two pubs. More comprehensive facilities can be found in Royal Tunbridge Wells just over 7 miles to the north. Communications in the area are excellent with train services available from Wadhurst and Tunbridge Wells. The A21 is a short drive away and provides fast road access to Tunbridge Wells, M25 and national the motorway network, as well as Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
There is an excellent choice of schools within Wadhurst including Sacred Heart School and Uplands Community College. Further afield is Tonbridge Boys School, Mayfield School (for girls), Eastbourne College and Battle Abbey School. There are also a number of preparatory schools within a short drive including Dulwich (Cranbrook), Vinehall (Robertsbridge), Saint Ronan's (Hawkhurst), Marlborough House (Hawkhurst) and Holmewood House (Langton Green).
There is an abundance of recreational facilities in the area including golf at Dale Hill at Ticehurst, Dewlands Manor at Rotherfield, The Nevill at Tunbridge Wells, The Royal Ashdown at Forest Row and the East Sussex National near Uckfield. There is also horse racing at Goodwood, Lingfield and Brighton; opera at Glyndebourne; and fishing and sailing at nearby Bewl Water and on the south coast.
Wadhurst 2 miles. Wadhurst station 2.2 miles (London Bridge from 54 minutes). Tunbridge Wells 7.5 miles (London Bridge from 44 minutes). Rye 25 miles. Gatwick airport 30 miles. London 47 miles. Heathrow airport 64 miles.
(All times and distances approximate)
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