Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex



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An end of terrace 2 bedroom period cottage in a secluded rural location.


SITUATION Lying about 3 miles outside the town of Heathfield, this property is in the much sought after and accessible rural location of Broad Oak and near to the historic village of Mayfield. 1 Great Bigknowle Farm Cottage lies some 16 miles from the coastal resort of Eastbourne and 20 miles from the historic spa town of Tunbridge Wells. Broad Oak offers a great village atmosphere with a pre-school, primary school, church and local Spar. There are fine country walks in the immediate vicinity and excellent recreational facilities nearby including equestrian pursuits, water sports at Bewl Water Reservoir, golf courses at Beacon golf Club and East Sussex National Golf Club. There is an excellent choice of educational facilities in the general area, catering for both state and private sectors. The nearest mainline station is located at Stonegate, some five miles distant, providing services to London (London Bridge) in around an hour. Alternatively, Buxted, Uckfield and Lewes stations provide services to London Victoria. Gatwick Airport is a 45 minute car journey. DESCRIPTION 1 Great Bigknowle Farm Cottage is an end of terrace cottage set in a rural location off a quiet lane and which enjoys fabulous far reaching views across surrounding open countryside. DIRECTIONS From Heathfield proceed east out of the town on the A265 heading in the direction of Broad Oak. After about 2 miles you will drive through the village of Broad Oak, soon after you will see a road on the left hand side, this is Swife Lane, Continue until you get to the fork junction and which point you go left. Continue to the end of this lane and the row of Great Bigknowle Farm Cottages will be on your left hand side. Alternatively, from the A21 turn on to the A265 at Hurst Green and continue westwards, after 9 miles you will pass through the villages of Echingham, Burwash and Broad Oak, thereafter follow the directions above. ACCOMMODATION Front Entrance Door leading into; Porch and second front door, leading into a Cloakroom area. GROUND FLOOR Sitting Room with a fire place and mantel, leads onto: Kitchen/ Dining Room There are no white goods and space has been left open to fit a cooker and washing machine, although there is a functioning, recently serviced Rayburn. FIRST FLOOR Landing Doors to: Landing Doors to : Bedroom 1 double bedroom Bedroom 2 double bedroom, with fantastic views to the rear of property over open farmland. Bathroom bath with detachable shower head and wash basin. There is a separate room for the toilet. OUTSIDE The property is accessed off Swife Lane through a cottage gate. There is use of a shed and outhouse. TENANCY  The property is offered unfurnished, for an initial term of 12 months. The tenant will be responsible for all outgoings including council tax and all services. SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. Heating, is a combination of a storage heater, an open fire and a Rayburn with a back boiler.. EPC rating = E EPC Rating (PDF) OUTGOINGS  Council Tax Valuation Band C (£1443.28 2013/2014) LOCAL AUTHORITIES  Wealden District Council Tel: 01323 443322. Email: VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS  Strictly by confirmed and prior appointment with the sole Agent, Samuel & Son, contactable on (01435) 864020. Email:

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