Blackboys, East Sussex



  • Large open plan living space
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Bedroom 1/Study (En Suite)
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Master En Suite Bedroom
  • 2 further double bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Gardens
  • Private parking
  • Quiet rural location

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A stunning 4 bedroom barn conversion in a rural yet accessible location offering modern and spacious accommodation with a wealth of original features.



Possingworth Oast Barn enjoys a quiet semi-rural location on the edge of the popular village of Blackboys which has a public house, local store and cafe and a well regarded primary school and is well placed for access to surrounding towns and villages with excellent transport links to major roads and to London.  The larger centres of Heathfield and Uckfield are about 4 miles and 5 miles distant respectively both offering a range of shops, services, major supermarkets and state education for all ages.  The county town of Lewes is about 11 miles to the southwest and Royal Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping centre is 15 miles or so to the north.  The coast at Eastbourne is about 30 minutes by car.  Gatwick airport is about a 40 minute car journey.

Mainline services to London (London Bridge) are available from Buxted (3.5 miles).

The area offers fine country walks in the immediate vicinity and excellent recreational facilities nearby including equestrian pursuits, cycling, golf courses, local cricket and rugby clubs and watersports.

There is an excellent choice of educational facilities in the general area.  Nearby private schools include St Leonards-Mayfield School for girls, Skippers Hill Manor Prep at Five Ashes, St Bedes at Upper Dicker, St Andrews and Eastbourne College at Eastbourne.

A stunning semi-detached barn conversion forming part of a small residential complex in a tranquil semi-rural location.  Possingworth Oast Barn has elevations of brick and dark weather board under clay tiled roofs set in landscaped grounds having private gardens and parking. The property offers spacious modern accommodation, retaining many character features including a wealth of exposed timbers and vaulted ceilings.  There is oak flooring throughout the ground floor rooms and in all the bathrooms whilst the stairs and bedrooms are carpeted.

The main entrance door leads directly off the private parking area and into; 


Open Plan Living Area (37.6’ x 22.9’max) a wonderful space with vaulted ceiling and exposed oak beams and multiple aspects allowing in plenty of natural light including a door to the rear garden.  A spacious galleried mezzanine sitting area with glass balustrades accessed via a spiral staircase is situated to one end.  Door through to;

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (22.9’ x 11.1’) fitted to one end with an extensive range of contemporary gloss base units with oak work surface over incorporating under counter stainless steel sink with mixer tap and a range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, dual fuel range cooker with extractor hood over, wine cooler and American style fridge freezer.  To the other end of the room is space for a table and chairs in front of full height barn windows.  Door to;

Hallway with external door leading out to the rear garden and doors off to;

Study/Bedroom 1 with vaulted ceiling and full height barn windows to the rear and En Suite Shower Room having a large walk in shower with mosaic tiling, wash basin and wc.

Utility Room with space and plumbing for appliances and housing boiler and hot water tank.

Cloakroom with hand wash basin, back to wall wc, chrome heated towel rail.

A staircase with glass balustrade and pine hand rail leads to;


Landing with high vaulted ceiling and beams with doors off to;

Bedroom 2 (14.3’ x 10’) with single aspect and small mezzanine area set into eaves.

Family Bathroom comprising a contemporary white suite with shower bath, hand wash basin, wc.  Chrome heated towel rail, velux window.

Bedroom 3 (12.3’ x 8.7’) provides for a good sized double bedroom with partial original timber cladding to walls.

Master Bedroom (18.2’ x 14.2’) spacious and light with vaulted ceiling, original timber cladding to some walls and benefiting from a large character en suite Bathroom
comprising roll top bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash basin, wc, floor mounted radiator with chrome towel rail above large velux window, and useful built in storage cupboards.

Possingworth Oast Barn forms part of a small residential complex set away from the road.  The barn is approached via a shared driveway leading down into a private parking area to the front of the barn with steps leading off down to the main entrance door.  There is a large garden area at the front set on two tiers all enclosed by a combination of fencing, hedging and mature trees. The rear of the property is skirted by paving with lawn beyond and young laurel hedging along the border.  

The property is offered unfurnished, for an initial term of 6 months available from early August 2015. The tenant will be responsible for all outgoings including council tax and all services.

Mains water and electricity.  Private Drainage. Electric economy boilers powering heating and hot water.

Council Tax Valuation Band E (£2048.77 2015 /16)

Wealden District Council Tel: 01323 443322.  Web:

Strictly by confirmed and prior appointment with the sole Agent, Samuel & Son.

The asking rent and deposit does not include letting fees.  The following upfront and non refundable fees will apply prior to the start of the tenancy:

£150 Tenant Administration Fee (per tenant*)

*Depending on the property and circumstances a reduced fee may apply to any additional tenants.

The above fees include VAT.

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