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6 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Eridge Lane, Rotherfield, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6

Guide Price £1,599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • edge of village, 3.2 miles Eridge MLS
  • 6 bedroom period house
  • scope for improvement
  • mature garden, fields and woodland
  • 4,682 sq ft
  • about 17.8 acres in total
  • stable block
  • detached garage
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A handsome Victorian house offering scope for improvement, in a semi-rural position on the edge of this pretty village, together with about 17.8 acres of fields and woodland.


Eridge mainline station: 3.2 miles, Rotherfield Village: 0.30 miles, Tunbridge Wells: 7 miles, Gatwick Airport: 30 miles, Central London: 50 miles

St Denys Lodge is set back off a small country lane on the northern edge of Rotherfield Village (about 0.30 miles), a conservation area in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Rotherfield is one of the largest parishes in East Sussex and local amenities include a general store/post office, primary and pre school, doctors' surgery, chemist, flower shop, two pubs, the Millennium Green and St Denys Church. Crowborough (2.8 miles) offers a larger selection of shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities, as does Tunbridge Wells (7 miles).

Horse riding:
Permit riding (Rotherfield Woodlands Riding Club), in Hornshurst Wood (about 0.3 miles) offers access to year-round off road riding. The Eridge branch of the Pony Club is based at near-by Eridge Park, with many activities available.

Rotherfield pre-school, primaries in Rotherfield, Mark Cross and Crowborough, The Beacon Academy in Crowborough, grammar and independent schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, Mayfield School for Girls, Eastbourne College, Bedes in Upper Dicker.

Mainline rail:
Eridge station (3.2 miles), London Bridge in about 60 minutes. Tunbridge Wells (5.2 miles) with frequent services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street with journey times from 50 minutes.

The A26 at Eridge Green links to the M25 (via the A21) and the M20 (via the A228) to the North and the coast to the South (Brighton/Eastbourne).


Ground floor:
- entrance lobby
- 2 reception rooms
- family room
- kitchen/breakfast room
- walk-in larder
- utility room
- garden room
- shower room
- store room
- cloakroom
- log store
- garden store

First floor:
- 6 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- study

Second floor:
- 2 attic rooms

- cellar

- detached garage block
- greenhouse
- mature gardens
- stable block with enclosed paddock
- pastureland with borders of mixed woodland
- about 17.85 acres in total
- EPC = C

Situated on the rural edge of Rotherfield village, this exceptionally well proportioned period property is set within pretty mature grounds, with a lovely outlook from the majority of rooms over gardens and fields beyond.

The adaptable family space is arranged over three floors, enhanced by typical period features, including generous high ceilings, sash windows and fireplaces, and offering potential to create useful self-contained annexe space, if required.

The entrance lobby features an impressive multi-coloured decorative window to the front and opens into a family room, with a wood burning stove. A light and spacious country-style kitchen/breakfast room, fitted with an Aga, lies in the heart of the house, together with a traditional cool walk-in larder, and further practical domestic space.

Two principal reception rooms on the ground floor comprise an elegant formal dining room with a pretty fireplace and arched windows within a big bay, from which a lovely view of the garden can be enjoyed, and a dual-aspect sitting room, with a marble fireplace.

Six individual bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a study/box room are arranged over the first floor, with far reaching views to the front over farmland, and additional character space above in two second floor attic rooms.

The garden extends to about 1.30 acres and offers lovely space close to the house for children and animals, and is enclosed to the periphery by high mixed hedging, providing privacy and seclusion. A former grass tennis court now forms a good sized level lawn, trimmed with yew and box hedging, with many shrubs and mature specimen trees.

A small post and railed pony paddock of about 1 acre lies to one side, with a stable block comprising 3 loose boxes, a tack room and benefitting from its own dedicated access from the road. Beyond are 3 areas of unspoilt open pastureland amounting to about 15.40 acres, with mature woodland to the boundaries, providing a lovely natural environment and sustaining a wide variety of wild flowers, including orchids and bluebells.

Services: Oil-fired central heating. Mains electricity and water.
Private drainage.
Outgoings: Wealden District Council: 01892 653311. Tax band F.

Strictly by appointment with Savills on 01892 507000. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.

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Square Footage: 4,682 sq ft
Acreage: 17.85 Acres


From Tunbridge Wells, head south on the A26 in the direction of Crowborough for about 3 miles, passing through the hamlet of Eridge Green. Turn left into Sham Farm Road and follow this road, bearing right past Danegate and down to Blackdon Hill. Continue for about 2 miles and the gate to St Denys Lodge will be found on the left-hand side, just after Chant Lane.

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06 April 2016

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