In a sought after semi-rural location with superb countryside views, a substantial 5 bed, 3 bathroom detached home with a 3 bed self-contained annexe, garaging and gardens with terrace and swimming pool,equestrian facilities and paddocks, outbuildings and a commercial yard area with independent access.
The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation of 4,812sq ft to include a sizeable annexe and excellent outdoor living space together with a good range of outbuildings, yard with commercial use, equestrian facilities and paddocks and three access points to the lane. The main house has accommodation over three floors with features including bespoke joinery, polished stone and wooden floors with underfloor heating, an inglenook fireplace with log burning stove in the sitting room and from many of the principal rooms there are lovely views.
On the ground floor, the main reception rooms are arranged to provide excellent entertaining space with principal rooms all having access out to the pool terrace and gardens. The floor plans give an overview of the full extent and layout of the accommodation but briefly, on the ground floor, a spacious reception hall leads to the cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, study and sizeable games room.
Double doors off both the dining and sitting room lead through to the kitchen/breakfast room which has a range of bespoke cabinets with granite and oak work surfaces, integrated appliances, island breakfast bar, gas cooking facilities, together with a utility area and stable door out to front drive.
On the first floor, the double aspect master bedroom has a beautiful oak floor and doors opening onto a paved balcony terrace overlooking the gardens and grounds, a good size dressing room and en suite shower room. The master bedroom suite has a secondary private access from the ground floor via a spiral staircase off the dining room.
There are three further double bedrooms on the first floor and a family bathroom.
The second floor provides a double and single bedroom both with built in storage, complimented by a second family bathroom.
Attached to the house but with independent access is a well appointed self-contained annexe comprising hall, cloakroom, utility room and two bedrooms on the ground floor and on the second floor a third bedroom, shower room and large open plan kitchen/dining/living space with French doors opening onto a roof terrace taking in lovely views. The annexe also benefits from its own private terrace areas with access onto the gardens.
The delightful gardens and grounds are a lovely feature of the property - to the rear, sweeping lawns lead down to a pond at the north west corner and a split level sandstone terrace skirting the back of the house provides a wonderful outdoor living and entertaining space incorporating swimming pool, hot tub and al fresco cooking facilities, all taking in fabulous open views. The integral garage fronts a driveway parking area to the front of the house and annexe which has a gated entrance leading off the lane.
The outbuildings are set to the north of the house with expansive hard surfaced parking and turning areas. Set next to the house is the four bay cart lodge style garage
(36 x 20) with external staircase leading to a useful first floor space. Adjacent is a sizeable barn
(60' x 26') set on split levels with workshop, storage areas, cloakroom and kitchenette. To the front is a substantial concrete courtyard with formal consent for the stationing of heavy goods vehicles and with its own independent gated access to the lane.
Beyond are the stable buildings
with several outdoor pens enclosed by post and rail fencing. At the opposite corner of the property is a bespoke sand school
measuring approx. 28.5m x 17m with waxed surface and drainage.
The third and formal access to the property is through a gated and pillared entrance, electronically operated onto a tarmacadam driveway leading through the grounds, past the buildings and culminating in front of the cart lodge garage to the side of the house.
The property is set off a country lane in an elevated position with fabulous countryside views over the High Weald, set between the villages of Framfield and Blackboys with their village shops and public houses. Uckfield, about 3 miles, offers a very good range of shopping and leisure facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells with its' modern shopping centre and wide ranging leisure opportunities is about 16 miles to the north whilst the county town of Lewes is about 11 miles in the opposite direction.
Mainline rail services are available at Uckfield and Buxted (2.2 miles) with regular services to London Bridge. The property is conveniently located for access to the local and national road network - the nearby A26 and A22 connect to the M25 northwards and A27 southwards linking to the wider motorway network and easy access to London Gatwick/Heathrow airports and the Channel Tunnel.
There are many highly regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Framfield and Blackboys Primary Schools, Uckfield Community College, Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory School, Mayfield School, Cumnor House at Danehill and Bede's at Upper Dicker.
Mains water and electricity. LPG fired hot water and central heating with separate supplies to main house and annexe. Private drainage.
Wealden District Council.
Council Tax Band: Main House: 'G' Annexe: 'C'
Strictly by prior appointment with the Vendor's Sole Agent, Samuel & Son.