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A single storey 3 bedroom barn conversion with stables and a large store barn.
SITUATION Tubwell Barn is situated in the popular village of Maynards Green in between Heathfield and Horam and adjoining the picturesque Cuckoo Trail that provides 14 miles of surfaced footpath and bridleway and access to a wider network of routes. The village of Horam, about a mile to the south, provides for most day to day needs including a village store, Post Office, doctors surgery and public house whilst the market town of Heathfield is about a mile and a half to the north and has a wider range of shops and services.
The spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the historic county town of Lewes are some 15 miles north and 16 miles to the southwest respectively, both offering an excellent choice of shopping and leisure facilities. The coast at Eastbourne is about 14 miles due south whilst the vibrant seaside town of Brighton is about a three quarter of an hour drive. The M25 and Gatwick Airport are both some 40 minutes by car. Main line stations are situated at Buxted and Stonegate, both about a fifteen minute car journey, offering frequent services to London (Charing Cross) in just over the hour.
The area offers a diverse choice of recreational activities including golf courses at Horam Park, Wellshurst and East Sussex National Golf Clubs, equestrian centres at Golden Cross and Crockstead and The All England Jumping Course at Hickstead. There is an excellent choice of educational facilities in the general area, catering for both state and private sectors with Maynards Green itself having a good Community Primary School.
DESCRIPTION Tubwell Barn is a detached single storey 3 bedroom converted barn with a detached home office, attractive gardens, stable block with adjoining home paddock and large store barn.
Glazed Front Entrance Door leading into; the Entrance Hall and ;
Sitting/Dining Room a beamed spacious room with plenty of natural light with windows on three walls allowing views over the gardens and to the stables and home paddock and French doors opening on to the rear garden. A log burning stove is situated to one corner set on a small stone hearth. Stairs lead up to a small mezzanine area.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room having a single aspect to the front and fitted with a range of modern white base and wall units with beech work surface over and tiled splash back incorporating an electric stainless steel range cooker and a double bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. There is a large airing cupboard with shelving off the kitchen housing an insulated hot water cylinder. From the kitchen, a further door leads into;
Utility Room with fitted units, stainless steel sink with drainer and plumbing for washing machine. An external door exits to the side of the Barn giving access to the gardens and to the adjacent home office.
From the Entrance Hall steps up to long Inner Hallway with an external door leading out to gardens to one end, stairs up to a small Mezzanine area at the other and internal doors leading off to;
Shower Room with modern white suite comprising wc, wash basin, large shower cubicle with bi-fold glass door.
Bathroom suite comprising wc, wash basin and bath.
Steps leading up to Upper Hallway with two separate built in storage cupboards off and doors leading into;
Master Bedroom with dual aspect giving views over gardens to stables and paddock and a walk in Dressing Room with hanging and shelving space. Study single aspect over gardens with fitted surround desk.
Bedroom 2 small double bedroom with single aspect window overlooking kitchen garden and a skylight.
Bedroom 3 double bedroom with sky light, single aspect window and a built in wardrobe.
The property is accessed off Tubwell Lane via a long tarmac drive in ownership bordered by tall trees and hedging leading to the front of Tubwell Barn and a large courtyard parking area. On the left of the drive is a grassed area totaling 0.13 acre (tbv) with a lean to / field shelter. The Barn has attractive lawned gardens to the rear and both sides enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature trees and hedge screens with herbaceous borders to the edges and patio areas.
Home Office a detached self contained office directly adjacent to the main residence with independent phone line and an electricity supply.
Store Barn (140’ x 30’ approx) three span metal framed construction with brick foundations with double opening barn doors and concrete floor. The barn has a rough floor area of some 4,200 sq ft (tbv) offering an extensive storage facility.
Stables & Grazing The equestrian facilities are in close proximity to the residence and can be accessed from the garden via a small wooden field gate. The stable block is of timber construction with corrugated fibre roof comprising 2 rubber matted loose boxes separate tack/store room, water and electricity supply and exterior lighting. The stables are set off a concrete yard enclosed by post and rail fencing with direct access to a small adjoining paddock of 1/4acre (tbv). A second tree lined field of 1.07 acres (tbv) is situated a short distance from the property and is accessed through a private gate onto the Cuckoo Trail.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Septic tank. Oil fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS Council Tax Band ‘D’ £1405.80 (2013/14)
LOCAL AUTHORITIES Wealden District Council: Tel: 01323 443322 Web: www.wealden.gov.uk
TENURE AND POSSESSION The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. A plan of the property is available upon request.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE EPC Rating: D.
DIRECTIONS From Heathfield High Street head north east out of town up Mutton Hall Hill. On reaching the cross roads at the top of the hill, turn right and onto the B2203 Tower Road that then becomes the Hailsham Road. Continue on this road for about 2 miles and immediately after Maynards Green Community Primary School, turn right into Tubwell Lane. The entrance drive to Tubwell Barn will be seen after about 150 yards on the left hand side (signed ‘Tubwell Nurseries’).
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Sole Selling Agents Samuel & Son. Tel: 01435 864020 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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