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A most attractive and beautifully presented five bedroom Grade II listed country house which has been extended and refurbished maintaining a wonderful array of original features set in substantial gardens of about 2 acres in a superb rural location amidst the High Weald AONB. Up to a further 34 acres of land available by separate negotiation.
An elegant, beautifully refurbished 17th Century Grade II listed country house with a substantial Georgian addition to the front and a recent single storey extension to the rear presenting elevations of brick, hung tile and white weather board under a slate and clay tile roof. The house provides spacious and practical family accommodation of 3,066sq ft set over three floors with a wonderful combination of period features including inglenook fireplaces and exposed timbers together with contemporary finishes. Set in attractive mature gardens of about 2 acres with lovely country views and sitting out areas, the property also benefits from an oak framed double cart lodge style garage and ample parking.
Spacious rear entrance hall leads to ground floor cloakroom/shower room and separate utility room
The beautiful large farmhouse kitchen has a range of bespoke cabinets and granite works surfaces, island breakfast bar, four oven Aga, oak floor and French doors leading out to a decked terrace and gardens
Connected to the kitchen is the excellent family/breakfast room with inglenook fireplace housing a Dovre stove, continuation of oak flooring and French doors leading out to a paved sun terrace
Study fitted with bespoke Neville and Johnson oak office cabinetry
‘L’ shaped double aspect drawing room featuring a second inglenook fireplace and Georgian sash window to the front
Elegant dining room forming part of the Georgian addition with feature fireplace and sash window
Integrated remote controlled Bose sound systems to the drawing room, kitchen, breakfast/family room and dining room
Useful lower ground floor children’s playroom/games room
First floor landing with mullioned window
On the first floor are four good-sized bedrooms with views over the garden and surrounding countryside, three with built in wardrobes
Also a good-sized family bathroom with separate bath and shower
From the first floor landing stairs lead up to a recently formed second floor bedroom with large Velux windows, countryside views and open en suite shower area
A shared drive off the lane serves the house and a bespoke development of two new country dwellings giving access into a private driveway with ample parking and a two bay oak framed, cart lodge style garage set to the side of the house. Lighted steps lead up to a terraced area off which is the rear entrance door. The delightful two acre gardens are a wonderful feature of the property, taking in country views with a good degree of privacy provided by mature tree screens to the boundaries. Sweeping lawns are interspersed with trees and flower beds with designated entertaining areas. A large illuminated deck and terrace adjoining the house with French doors from both the kitchen and family/breakfast room provide a wonderful outdoor living and entertaining space. To the front of the house a formal lawned garden with rose bed compliments the Georgian façade fronting the lane.
About 34 acres of adjoining land may be available to purchase by separate negotiation.
The property is set back off a country lane between the villages of Broad Oak and Mayfield in an elevated position with glorious countryside views over the High Weald AONB. Broad Oak village, about 1.8 miles offers local amenities including a general store/post office, community hall and primary school whilst the village of Mayfield is about 2.5 miles away with its beautiful 16th Century High Street with shops and services for day to day needs including village store, butcher, baker, pharmacy and doctors surgery, a number of cafes, restaurants and public houses along with Mayfield independent boarding and day school for girls. The market town of Heathfield is about 3.3 miles offering a wider range of shops and services, a choice of supermarkets including a Waitrose as well as schooling for all ages. The larger centre of Tunbridge Wells is about 11 miles and the coastal resort of Eastbourne is about 20 miles.
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