IN ALL ABOUT 6.5 ACRES (TBV)
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A 1930’s 3 bedroom terraced cottage in a semi-rural location uniquely benefiting from ownership of a neighbouring block of land extending to about 6.5 acres (tbv) with agricultural barn offering some potential for alternative uses, subject to all necessary consents.
12 Kingston Villas is situated on the southern edge of the village of Horam enjoying a semi-rural location with countryside views. Horam provides a range of shops and services for day to day needs including local store and post office, doctors, dentist and public house and also has access to the popular Cuckoo Trail offering excellent walking and cycling opportunities.
The town of Heathfield with its broader range of shops, supermarkets and amenities is about 3 miles to the north and caters for both primary and secondary schooling. Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping and leisure facilities is some 16 miles to the north and the coastal towns of Brighton and Eastbourne are both approximately a 35 minute drive. Buxted and Polegate stations offer main line services to London (Victoria) and are about 6 and 9 miles respectively.
12 Kingston Villas is a 1930s mid terrace cottage of red brick construction under a tiled roof having benefited from small additions and a dormer attic conversion to provide a third bedroom. The property offers spacious and comfortable accommodation over three storeys with some nice original features including an open fire in the Living Room. The house is set back from the road with a small garden at the front and gardens at the rear incorporating a decked sitting out area. The property benefits from double glazing throughout with gas central heating and hot water.
The property includes a neighbouring block of agricultural land, known as Misty Meadow which extends to about 6.5 acres (tbv) with a general purpose barn offering some potential for alternative uses subject to all necessary consents.
Accommodation is arranged over three floors and briefly comprises:
Path through front garden and step up to front entrance door opening into;
Covered Entrance Porch with window to front and glazed door to;
Entrance Hall with walk in understairs cupboard wood effect flooring, stairs to first floor and doors to;
Sitting/Dining Room with aspects to front and rear. Cast iron fireplace with pine mantle and tiled inset and hearth. Further stone recessed fireplace with fitted gas fire.
Kitchen fitted with a range of modern maple effect base and wall units with laminate worksurfaces, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, inset four ring gas hob with extractor hood over, built in oven and microwave, integrated fridge/freezer. Tiled floor, window overlooking rear gardens. Door and step down to;
Utility Room with tiled floor, single aspect to rear with work surface to one side with space and plumbing for appliances below. Rear entrance door leading out to decking and gardens and door to;
Cloakroom with wc and hand wash basin.
Landing with doors off to;
Bedroom 1 double bedroom with single aspect to front enjoying countryside views.
Bedroom 2 double bedroom with single aspect to rear.
Family Bathroom fitted with white suite comprising panelled bath with Victorian style tap and tiled surround with shower fitting and glass screen, wash basin with tiled splashback, wc, fitted shelving, airing cupboard with slatted shelving, obscure glazed window to rear. Wall mounted boiler.
Landing with access to eaves off and door to;
Bedroom 3 double bedroom with large dormer window to rear and two useful built in wardrobe cupboards.
The property is set off the west side of Chiddingly Road with a pedestrian entrance at the front with path leading through the front garden to the front door. At the rear the cottage has an enclosed garden with raised decked terrace along the back of the house with steps leading down to garden. A brick pathway and gate lead out to a private service road where parking is available on an informal basis.
LAND (MISTY MEADOW)
The land, known as Misty Meadow, is set in a single block to the back of the cottage with a formal right of access for vehicles at all times off the Chiddingly Road via a metal field gate over a strip of land not in ownership. The block extends to about 6.5 acres (tbv) sloping gently northwestwards to a small stream and is divided into various parcels all enclosed by post and wire fencing with mature tree and shrub screens along the boundaries. The land offers good grazing with water distributed via drinking troughs. There are no public footpaths across the land.
A general purpose agricultural barn (17’6” x 30’0”) of concrete block construction with corrugated roof and timber framed lean to (9’6” x 7’6”) with felt roof is situated on the western boundary with a dirt track leading from the entrance. The barn has sliding doors suitable for machinery and a large concrete apron to the front. It is considered that the barn offers some potential for alternative uses subject to all necessary consents.
Residence: Mains gas and electricity. Mains water. Private drainage.
Wealden District Council. Council Tax Band ‘C’. (£1,430.57 2014/15)
Wealden District Council. Tel: 01323 443322. Web: www.wealden.gov.uk
From our offices in Heathfield proceed south on the Hailsham Road (B2203) for approximately 2½ miles. At the T junction in Horam village turn left on to the A267 towards Hailsham and after approximately ½ a mile turn right on to the Chiddingly Road Continue for about half a mile and the property will be seen on the right indicated by a Samuel & Son ‘For Sale’ board.
Strictly by confirmed and prior appointment with the Vendor’s sole agent Samuel & Son contactable on Tel: (01435) 864020. Email: email@example.com
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