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Nearest Stations

  • Buxted Rail Station - 2.8 miles
  • Uckfield Rail Station - 4.0 miles
  • Crowborough Rail Station - 5.1 miles
A beautiful Grade II listed farmhouse of 16th century origin with attractive elevations combining red brick, hung tile and white weather boarding under a clay tile roof. Internally the house offers a wealth of period charm and features including exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and leaded light casement windows. The present owners have sympathetically extended and refurbished the property during their tenure to create a wonderful family home, notably with the addition of a sizeable oak framed extension to the rear of the house having a vaulted ceiling and glazed sides providing a substantial family living/entertaining space with superb views over the farm land and beyond. There is an excellent range of bespoke joinery and cabinetry throughout the property and a lovely combination of timber and stone flooring on the ground floor. On the ground floor there are four reception rooms - the most notable being the large sitting room, a family room with inglenook firieplace with wood burning stove, a study and a more formal dining room. The kitchen/breakfast room provides very good storage space and opens onto a separate utility room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms with a large master bedroom which has an extensive range of bespoke fitted cupboards providing ample storage. There are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom which is very well designed with contemporary fixtures and fittings comprising roll top bath, twin counter top basins, WC and separate shower cubicle, all blending in well with the original period features of the house. Annexe Set next to the farmhouse, the detached self-contained annexe is of stone construction, partially clad with white weather boarding and offering 755sq ft of accommodation which includes a large sitting room, a double bedroom, a fitted kitchen and a bathroom with separate shower and bath. Outside Access to the property is initially via a lane running through light woodland that serves a handful of properties leading off the B2102/Lewes Road. Off this is a private driveway that descends into an expansive gravelled courtyard parking area to the front of the house and annexe with the cart lodge style garage having three open bays and a secure workshop/store. The farmhouse is enveloped by well-tended mature gardens with a terrace to the east side providing a lovely sitting out area in the shade of an Acer tree, taking in superb views over the farm and woodland. Brick pathways weave through the gardens. Brick pathways lead to the farmhouse entrance doors and weave through the gardens to delightful individual areas including a terrace to the east side providing a lovely sitting out area in the shade of an Acer tree, taking in superb views over the farm and woodland. There is a large vegetable garden served by greenhouses and sheds. The stabling, sand school and modern agricultural barn are situated to the east side of the house with separate vehicle access onto the land/track. a tarmac driveway leads to the farm barn 18.29m x 7.62m of steel portal construction, with a concrete floor, and tarmac ramp to the front. There are four open fronted bays and one enclosed bay secured by a roller shutter door. The drive extends down to the stable yard where there is a traditional oak framed stable block with 2 loose boxes and the 40m x 20m sand school set in the adjoining field enclosed by post and rail fencing. Land The land wraps around the farmhouse and comprises a number of pasture fields all enclosed by post and rail fencing with interconnecting field gates and ideally suited to grazing. The pasture extends to about 14.33 acres with parcels of woodland totalling some 16.41 acres set mostly to the periphery of the property that provide excellent screening and privacy. There is access from Sheepwash Lane to the pasture and woodland on the west side. GENERAL INFORMATION Services Mains electricity, water; oil-fired central heating and private drainage. Local Authority Wealden District Council.

The property is accessed from a track which is situated on the north side of the B2102 between Cross-in-Hand and Blackboys villages. Driving from Cross-in-Hand it is approximately 1.6 miles along on the right hand side - about 300 metres before Sheepwash Lane. (It is about 500 meters past the Holy Cross Priory which is sign posted, on the left hand side of the road).

Rural Property Ref: HRM240027

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