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4 bedroom detached house for sale
The Warren, Mayfield, East Sussex
A rare opportunity to acquire a cottage style detached house in a sought-after private road, together with a substantial mature garden, a small orchard and equestrian facilities including stables, sand school and four paddocks. Approaching 4 acres overall.
The property has been extended and modernised in recent years, yet retains features such as stripped wooden floors, picture rails and a fireplace with multi-fuel stove. There are four double bedrooms, a 24'9 Sitting Room, 24'1 Kitchen/Dining Room and Study/5th Bedroom.
The Warren is a private road on the eastern edge of the historic village of Mayfield,which is within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village retains a High Street which offers a general store, Post Office, bank, bakers, chemist, butchers and a variety of speciality shops. There is also a primary school, a doctors, dentists and three public houses.
More comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities will be found in the Royal Spa town of Tunbridge Wells, about 9 miles to the north, along with rail services on the Charing Cross/Cannon Street Line. The nearest rail station is at Wadhurst, on the same line. Secondary schools will be found in Heathfield and Wadhurst and the area is well served with private schools.
The residential area known as The Warren is understood to have been established in the late 1920's and comprises a mixture of substantial homes on good sized plots. Littlecote is a traditional tile hung property screened from the road by shrubs and trees in a tucked away position at the end of the lane. The current owners acquired the adjoining fields after moving in and and this now forms the equestrian facilities.
In recent years the house has been extended to one side to provide a study/possible bedroom 5 and to enlarge one of the upstairs bedrooms. Further alterations have been made to create the 24' 1 kitchen/dining room and the 24'9 through sitting room. Although now comprehensively modernised the house retains many character features such as stripped wooden floors, picture rails and a fireplace with a multi-fuel stove.
Front door to
Polished wood flooring, 2 side windows, picture rail, double radiator, stairs to first floor, door to
24' 9" x 10' 5" (7.54m x 3.18m)
A double aspect room, oak flooring, feature fireplace with tiled hearth and mantle, multi-fuel stove, double glazed leaded light window, picture rail, 2 radiators, double doors to garden, door to
Low level wc, wash basin with tiled splashback.
24' 1" x 11' 9" overall (7.34m x 3.58m)
Kitchen area with Butlers sink, Beech wood work surface with cupboards and drawers under, concealed dishwasher and washing machine, appliance space, 4 ring gas hob with built-under oven and extractor over in canopy, dresser unit with plate rack, picture rail, oak flooring, double glazed leaded light side window, part tiled walls, wide opening to
Dining Area with radiator, double glazed leaded light window, door to garden and door to
Study/Possible Bedroom 5
11' 8" x 11' 7" (3.56m x 3.53m)
A triple aspect room with radiator, picture rail and double glazed leaded light window.
First Floor Landing
Radiator, loft access, airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank and fitted inmmersion heater.
13' 6" x 13' 5" (4.11m x 4.09m)
Double glazed leaded light window, double radiator, picture rail, wardrobe.
13' 5" x 12' 6" into eaves(4.09m x 3.81m)
Double glazed leaded light window, double radiator, picture rail, view over rear garden to fields beyond.
12' 11" x 11' 4" (3.94m x 3.45m)
Double glazed leaded light window, double radiator, wardrobe, picture rail.
13' 5" x 12' 2" (4.09m x 3.71m)
Two double glazed leaded light windows with views over the garden to fields beyond, double radiator, picture rail.
White suite of panel enclosed bath in half panelled surround, separate shower over, low level wc with wooden seat, pedestal wash basin, double glazed leaded light window, radiator.
With light, power and water.
To the front there is an area of lawn with shrub beds, bushes, trees, gravelled path to the front door. Double opening wooden gates lead to a gravelled parking /turning area between the house and the garage.
The south facing rear garden has a further large lawned area with trees, bushes, well stocked shrub beds, willow tree, pond with waterfall feature, extensive paved terraced area directly behind the house and a further lower paved sitting out area. There is a pergola, barbecue area and a gazebo. To the side of the house there is a further lawned area.
From the bottom of the garden a short path leads to
To the south of the property and with gated vehicular access from Piccadily Lane.
The land is divided in to four paddocks plus a small orchard area with Plum, Pear, Cherry and Apple trees, a vegetable garden and greenhouse. In one of the paddocks is a 40m x 20m fully fenced all-weather menage.
The stables are timber built, comprising a tack room, hay barn and three full sized stables with fitted rubber matting and water feeders. The unit has mains power, water and floodlighting. To the front there is a paved yard area.
Approaching 4 acres overall.
From the centre of Mayfield travel eastwards and where the road turns sharp left go straight on in to Fletching Street. After about 0.25 mile fork right on to East Street where the entrance to The Warren will be found on the right after a further 0.25 mile. Follow the road around to the left, ignore the turning on the left and then take the left fork. Littlecote is then at the end on the right.