6 bedroom barn conversion for sale
Hartwell Farm, Hartfield, TN7
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- Stunning drawing room with inglenook
- Re-fitted Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Paddock with spectacular views, approx 2.9 acres
- Peaceful rural location
- Double height reception hall
- Wealth of exposed Oak
- Master and guest bedrooms with en-suites
- Attractive formal gardens
Tenure: FreeholdA beautifully appointed and substantial barn conversion pleasantly situated in a quiet rural position on the fringes of this sought after and picturesque village occupying gardens and paddocks of about 2.92 acres. Tythe barn was converted in 2000 to an exceptional standard throughout by the current owners retaining a wealth of exposed timberwork and offering light, spacious and well planned accommodation of 3,218 sq ft with a superb ratio of bedrooms to bathrooms. The outside space and gardens are a particular feature with a sheltered area of formal gardens and decked seating terrace adjoining the rear beyond which is an attractive water feature flanked by a large rockery. Beyond this are areas of lawns with a large adjoining mature paddock which offers spectacular far reaching views across the adjoining countryside towards Hartfield village. The accommodation comprises in brief on the ground floor a stunning double height reception atrium, cloakroom, a study, part vaulted family room, a separate dining room, magnificent 198 x 1611 drawing room with inglenook fireplace and a superb maple kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances, central island and walk-in larder. The first floor offers a spacious master bedroom with en-suite bath/shower room, a guest bedroom suite with en-suite shower, 2 further bedrooms and a family bath/shower room whilst the second floor boasts 2 further large bedrooms both with en-suites. To the front of the barn there is a large brick paved parking courtyard providing parking for numerous vehicles with a double and single garage to one side. Above this garaging is a considerable loft space with large window offering scope for conversion to provide a home office or games room subject to the necessary consents. In addition, a large log store also provides scope for conversion if required.
The property is located in a stunning rural setting along a long private road away from any main roads yet within easy reach of the picturesque village of Hartfield. The village itself offers a newsagents/general store, church, primary school and two public houses. The area is renowned for its natural beauty being surrounded by the breathtaking Ashdown Forest and comprises approx 6,500 acres of open heath land providing many miles of spectacular walking and riding country. Nearby Forest Row offers and excellent range of shops and facilities for every day needs including two mini supermarkets. The regional centres in the area, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells are approx 6 and 11 respectively both providing mainline railway services to London. From East Grinstead there is a service to London Victoria in approx 55 mins whilst from Tunbridge Wells there is a service to Charing Cross/Cannon Street in about 55 mins. Gatwick airport is approx 17 miles distant from which the Gatwick Express provides and additional rail service to London Victoria. The A23 lies to the west of East Grinstead and provides fat access to the M23/M25 motorway network.
Directions: From the centre of Hartfield village proceed in an easterly direction taking the left hand turning towards Edenbridge. Continue past the old Hartfield station and after approx 200 yards turn left into a private road (sign posted Hartwell Farm). Continue along this road which bears slightly to the right and proceed up the hill and the entrance to Tythe Barn will be found after approx 100 yards on the left.
Services: Main water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
The living accommodation with approximate room measurements comprises:
RECEPTION ATRIUM: Double height with floor to ceiling window overlooking the parking courtyard, staircase rising to the first floor landing, built-in cloaks cupboard, Velux style window, under stairs storage cupboard, door into garage, tiled flooring.
UTILITY ROOM: One and half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards under. Adjoining work surfaces, space for domestic appliances, floor mounted oil fired boiler, tiled flooring, door into side courtyard.
STUDY: Skylight window, hatch giving access to additional loft space, oak flooring, spot lighting.
FAMILY ROOM: 19 x 84 Windows overlooking the formal gardens, Velux style windows, oak flooring, spot lighting, exposed ceiling timbers.
DINING ROOM: 139 x 103 Double glazed window overlooking the formal gardens, oak flooring, spot lighting.
DRAWING ROOM: 198 x 1611 Double doors with adjacent floor to ceiling side panels opening to the formal gardens, inglenook fireplace with exposed timbers and recessed lighting, further window to rear, oak floors, exposed timbers, wall light points, spot lighting.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 191 x 174 Beautifully fitted with a range of maple units to eye and base level and comprising double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards, drawers and concealed dishwasher beneath. Adjoining granite working surfaces with Nobel (Aga style cooker with gas hob) further range of units to eye and base level built-in five ring stainless steel gas hob with matching extractor canopy over and drawers stack unit, working peninsula with granite surface over and wine rack, retractable dustbin and cupboard under. Built-in stainless steel AEG oven with microwave over units above and below, recess for America style fridge/freezer, tiled surrounds, double glazed double doors with adjacent floor to ceiling side panels opening to the terrace and gardens, double glazed windows to front, spot lighting, walk-in larder cupboard, tiled flooring.
Front the reception hall a staircase rises to the GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING: windows to front, airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with slatted shelving, staircase to second floor, exposed timbers.
MASTER BEDROOM: 177 x 158 impressive double aspect room with windows overlooking the side and rear of the property enjoying breathtaking views across the paddocks beyond, extensive range of built in wardrobes, spot lighting, door into: EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM: comprising enclosed bath, fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash basin, heated ladder style towel rail, opaque window to side, part tiled walls, spot lighting, exposed timber.
GUEST BEDROOM 2: 114 x 98 Windows overlooking the rear of the property, built-in double wardrobes, exposed timber, spot lighting door into: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome shower unit, wall mounted wash basin, low level WC, opaque window to rear, heated ladder style towel rail, part tiled walls.
BEDROOM 5: 99 x 91 Window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning far reaching views, built-in storage cupboard, spot lighting.
BEDROOM 6: 9 x 65 Window overlooking the front of the property, built-in wardrobe, exposed timber.
FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM: Comprising enclosed bath, pedestal wash basin, bidet, low level WC, part tiled walls, opaque window to rear, spot lighting, heated ladder style towel rail.
From the first floor landing a staircase rises to the SECOND FLOOR: storage cupboard, Velux style window.
BEDROOM 3: 198 x 12 Velux style windows to front and rear enjoying fine views, extensive range of built-in wardrobes, laminate flooring, hatch to loft space, spot lighting, door into: EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising enclosed bath with chrome mixer tap with hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, Velux style window to rear, spot lighting.
BEDROOM 4: 145 x 12 Velux style windows overlooking the rear and front enjoying fine far reaching views, built-in wardrobes, laminate flooring, spot lighting, door into: EN-SUITE BATHROOM: comprising enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, low level WC, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, part tiled walls, Velux style window to rear, spot lighting.
PRIVATE PARKING COURTYARD: accessed via a five bar gate providing parking for numerous vehicles laid to brick paving with a raised flower and shrub bed to one side. There is a DOUBLE and SINGLE GARAGE to one side with a large window and CONSIDERABLE LOFT SPACE over offering scope for conversion to provide a home office or games room subject to the necessary consents. SIDE ENCLOSED COURTYARD with raised oil tank, large COVERED LOG STORE to one side offering additional scope for conversion to provide accommodation subject to the necessary consents.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS To the rear of the barn there is a stunning sheltered area of formal low maintenance gardens with a large decked terrace/sun deck beyond which is an attractive water feature flanked by a large rockery interspersed with numerous mature plants and shrubs. A pathway leads to an area lawns enclosed by natural hedging beyond which is a LARGE MATURE PADDOCK enjoying breathtaking views towards Hartfield village and the surrounding countryside. In all the total plot extends to about 2.92 acres.
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