4 bedroom detached house for saleCourtlands, TN22
Sold STC £625,000
- Significantly improved detached country home
- 27'6 x 12'10 Double aspect kitchen/dining room with bi-fold doors
- Underfloor heating throughout
- Impressive master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- 0.2 of an acre plot
- Adjoining the Ashdown Forest
- Landscaped gardens
- Attached tandem length garage
- Substantial timber outbuilding
- Vegetable garden
An exceptional and significantly improved eco- friendly 1930's detached country home situated in a pleasant peaceful position, occupying a stunning plot of approx. 0.2 of an acre adjoining the Ashdown Forest.
The property has been significantly improved by the current owners to provide magnificent contemporary living space throughout the ground floor with slate flooring and underfloor heating and an impressive kitchen/dining room. The first floor affords three double bedrooms and beautifully fitted bath/shower suites, finished to an exacting standard. Having undergone complete renovation and a substantial double storey extension the property affords many benefits and luxuries with underfloor heating throughout, an air-source heat pump providing heating and hot water, PV solar panels reducing electricity bills (providing an income of approx. £50.00 per month), double glazed windows and solid oak doors throughout and a shared biological sewage treatment plant are just some to mention. The 27'6 x 12'10 kitchen/dining room is a particular feature of the home beautifully fitted with a shaker style kitchen, granite work surfaces, integrated appliances and bi-fold doors leading to the rear seating terrace. Outside the gardens have been pleasantly landscaped with slate seating terraces, level lawns and a well-established vegetable garden. Comprising in brief on the ground floor: a covered entrance, an entrance hallway, a sitting room with wood/multi-fuel burning stove and bi-fold doors leading the rear seating terrace, an impressive double aspect kitchen/dining room, ground floor bedroom/study, a separate utility room and a rear lobby with cloakroom. From the entrance hallway a staircase rises to the first floor which provides an impressive double aspect master bedroom enjoying pleasant views towards the South Downs, beautifully fitted en-suite shower room with walk-in double width shower cubicle and 'his n hers' wash basin vanity unit, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with free standing bath, central wall mounted mixer taps and a separate large shower cubicle. Outside the front of the property is approached by a central path which leads to the covered entrance with level lawns either side flanked by well-stocked flower and shrub beds. A driveway to one side leads to a tandem length attached garage. The rear gardens enjoy various slate seating terraces and further seating areas, mainly laid to lawn surrounding the property on two sides with a separate vegetable garden, the whole having been well-kept, hosting a variety of mature trees and plant specimens.
Nutley offers a good range of facilities which include a general store, public inn, a pizzeria, an Asian restaurant, a petrol station with its own convenient store and a highly regarded village primary school. The breath-taking 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A.A Milne's Winnie The Pooh books, is within a short walking distance which offers vast scenic walks and bridle paths with spectacular far reaching views. A more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found at nearby Uckfield and Royal Tunbridge Wells both offering a good range of shops and supermarkets as well as a public library, numerous bars/restaurants and popular leisure centres. The area is well served with rail services to London, railway stations at Uckfield, London Bridge/Victoria 67 mins, East Grinstead and Haywards Heath, the later offering services to London Victoria in 57 mins. The area is well served with a selection of schooling for all age groups including the Michael Hall school at Forest Row and Uckfield community college. Royal Tunbridge Wells and Brighton city are also accessible as is the motorway network, the M/A23 at Copthorne. There are several renowned 'gastro' pubs within the area to include The Griffin, Fletching, The Hatch, Colemans Hatch, Red Lion, Chelwood Gate and The Checkers Inn at Maresfield.
The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:
COVERED ENTRANCE: Wooden door with insert opaque glass into: ENTRANCE HALLWAY: staircase rising to the: FIRST FLOOR LANDING: High level built-in cupboard housing electric meter, useful under-stairs storage cupboard, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, slate flooring.
BEDROOM 4/STUDY: Double aspect with UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear and side of the property, oak flooring, attractive fireplace with slate stone hearth, coved ceiling,
SITTING ROOM: Bi-fold doors opening to the rear seating terrace, oak flooring, attractive fireplace with wood/multi fuel burning stove, slate hearth and timber mantle, useful recesses for shelving, coved ceiling, wall light points, wooden double doors with insert glass giving opening to the kitchen/dining room.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: Comprising one and a half bowl recessed stainless steel sink, free standing chrome mixer tap with retractable hose set in a granite work surface with a matching range of 'shaker' style units to eye and base level with brushed steel door furniture, integrated Bosch dishwasher. Further granite work surface with free standing Rangemaster multi fuel stove with stainless steel splash-back and matching extractor canopy above, breakfast bar. Further units to eye and base level with display cabinets and pan drawers, space for American style fridge/freezer, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, bi-fold doors opening to the side terrace, insert spotlighting, slate flooring.
UTILITY ROOM: Comprising one and a half bowl stainless steel sink set in a granite effect work surface with a matching range of units to base level with brushed steel door furniture, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the front of the property, coved ceiling, slate flooring.
REAR LOBBY: Built-in storage cupboard with wooden louvre doors and shelving, slate flooring.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM: Comprising low level WC with concealed cistern, wall mounted wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, opaque UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, inset spotlighting.
Composite door with inset glass giving access to the: DRIVEWAY: lying to the side of the property.
From the: ENTRANCE HALLWAY: a staircase rising to the: HALF LANDING: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, FIRST FLOOR LANDING: three hatches giving access to loft space, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, linen cupboard with shelving, inner landing with UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, built-in cupboard with wooden louvre doors and slatted shelving, airing cupboard with louvre doors housing hot water cylinder, inset spotlighting.
MASTER BEDROOM: Double aspect with UPVC double glazed windows overlooking two sides of the property enjoying stunning far reaching views towards neighbouring paddocks and South Downs beyond. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising double width walk-in shower with folding glass screen, wall mounted chrome Aqualisa power shower with handheld shower attachment and remote stop/start control, low level WC with concealed cistern and wooden work top, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, vanity unit with 'his n hers' wash basin and free standing chrome mixer taps with useful drawers and cupboard beneath, wall mounted mirrors, opaque UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, heated ladder style towel rail, porcelain tiled flooring, insert spotlighting, extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying a pleasant view over the neighbouring paddock, part vaulted ceiling with picture rails, built-in cupboard with slatted shelving.
BEDROOM 3: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying a pleasant view over the neighbouring paddock, part vaulted ceiling, wall light point, picture rails.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Comprising free standing double ended bath with central chrome mixer tap, feature mosaic tiling, low level WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit with recess wash basin and free standing chrome mixer tap, mosaic tiled splash-back, separate large shower cubicle with folding glass screen and built-in Aqualisa power shower with handheld shower attachment and remote stop/start control, porcelain tiled flooring, part vaulted ceiling with insert spotlighting, opaque UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, part tiled walls.
SOUTH FACING REAR GARDENS: A slate stone terrace immediately adjoins the rear of the property with the remainder of the gardens laid to lawn surrounding two sides of the property enclosed by animal proof fencing and natural hedging with a gate giving access front to rear, useful LOGGIA, flanked by well stocked flower and shrub beds with shallow steps which lead to a gravel area: PITCHED ROOF TIMBER SHED and a seating terrace. From the formal gardens a gate gives access to a further gravel path with level lawn with seating terraces, VEGETABLE GARDEN: with raised vegetable beds and a PITCHED ROOF GREEN HOUSE. Substantial PITCHED ROOF TIMBER WORK SHOP: with power and light connected which could provide a number of uses, enclosed by animal proof fencing and close board fencing with a gate giving access to the front of the property and personal door into the: ATTACHED TANDEM GARAGE.
The front of the property is approached by a picket style gate and a central path which leads directly to the COVERED ENTRANCE: Outside courtesy light, level lawns on either side flanked by well stocked flower and shrub beds enclosed by natural hedging and picket style fencing. To one side a GRAVEL DRIVE leads to the ATTACHED TANDEM LENGTH GARAGE: Up and over door with power and light connected, REAR COVERED ENTRANCE: Outside courtesy lighting, the driveway provides parking for a number of vehicles.
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