5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Lane, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6

Under Offer £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive 5 bedroom detached Connors built detached house
  • Secluded gardens and grounds of abut 1/2 acre
  • Detached pitched roof double garage
  • Stunning vaulted conservatory
  • Triple aspect sitting room
  • Master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bath/shower room
  • Highly desirable Warren area within walking distance of Ashdown Forest, St John's primary school and town centre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fine 1920's detached five bedroom (four bath/shower rooms) character home occupying a secluded south easterly facing plot of approximately an acre forming part of the highly desirable Warren area on the edge of the Ashdown Forest. This beautifully presented family home was constructed in the 1920's by the highly regarded local builders Connors Brothers and offers all the character and charm associated with a house inherent of this era. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature offering total seclusion and enjoying a fine south easterly aspect with a wide stone terrace surrounding the house beyond which are areas of rolling lawn interspersed with several mature shrub beds and providing a fine backdrop. The living accommodation extends to 3455 sq. ft. spanning two floors and comprises in brief on the ground floor. a wide covered entrance, an entrance lobby, a spacious split level reception hall, a cloakroom, a bay fronted double aspect family room, a generous size separate dining room, a stunning triple aspect 21'8 x 16'5 drawing room with inglenook fireplace, a kitchen, a breakfast room, utility room and a stunning vaulted conservatory. From the reception hall a staircase rises to the first floor landing, a master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bath/shower room, four further generous sized bedrooms (two en-suites) and a re-fitted shower room. Outside the property is approached via twin electronically controlled wrought iron gates leading to a large parking area to one side of which is a detached double garage with electronically controlled up and over doors. The gardens and grounds lie predominantly to the south east and extend to just over half an acre.

LOCATION
Orchard Lea is pleasantly positioned on the ever popular and highly regarded Warren area beautifully positioned on the edge of the breath-taking 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh books. St. John's primary school is within a short stroll as is Crowborough town centre which provides a range of shopping and public facilities including several supermarkets, coffee shops, banks and building societies and a public library. In addition Crowborough offers a popular and recently re-furbished leisure centre and a regarded golf course. A more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found in nearby Tunbridge Wells with its famous Pantiles, large shopping mall and theatres. The area is well served with railway services to London; Crowborough Station provides a direct service to London Bridge in about one hour. A faster commuter service can be found at Tunbridge Wells with trains to Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street in about 50-55 minutes.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

WIDE COVERED ENTRANCE: Front door with opaque leaded light glazed inserts into: ENTRANCE LOBBY: window to side, glazed internal door into:

RECEPTION HALL: Staircase rising to the upper floors, wall light point, deep walk-in storage cupboard, further understairs storage cupboard.

CLOAKROOM: fitted with a white suite and comprising low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin, window to front, housing condensing boiler.

DRAWING ROOM: 21'8 x 16'5 An impressive triple aspect room with windows overlooking the front and sides of the property, glazed double doors with adjacent side panels opening to the terrace and gardens, impressive walk-in inglenook fireplace with brick surround and hearth, seating plinths on either side with windows to both front and rear, part oak panelled walls, wall light points, glazed double doors back to the reception hall.

DINING ROOM: 17'1 x 14'1 Window overlooking the rear terrace and gardens, brick and tiled fireplace with matching hearth and tiled mantle, picture rail.

FAMILY ROOM: 17'1 x 13'1 Double aspect bay fronted room with windows overlooking the side and rear gardens, part glazed door opening to the terrace and gardens, fireplace with marble insert, window overlooking the rear terrace and gardens, brick and tiled fireplace with matching hearth and tiled mantle, picture rail, wall light points.

BREAKFAST ROOM: 13'1 x 12'2 Tiled flooring, wide opening into the kitchen, spotlighting, glazed double doors into:
CONSERVATORY: 15'9 x 14'5 A stunning vaulted room, part brick construction with double glazed windows overlooking all sides of the property enjoying fine views across the terrace and gardens, twin glazed double doors opening to the terrace, vaulted double glazed roof, radiator, power and light connected, recessed hatch with concealed hot tub.

KITCHEN: 13'1 x 13'1 Fitted with a matching range of units to eye and base level and comprising double bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with free standing mixer tap, cupboards and concealed Zanussi dishwasher beneath. Adjoining Corian work surfaces, further range of units to eye and base level included glazing display units, three oven twin plate Aga with units and extractor above, built-in oven with cupboards above and below, central island with Corian service over, display shelving beneath and wine rack, storage cupboard, tiled flooring, windows overlooking the front and side of the property, archway giving back access to the breakfast rom.

UTILITY ROOM: 13'1 x 8'10 comprising single bowl single drainer sink unit with free standing mixer tap, cupboards beneath. Adjoining roll work surfaces, further range of units to eye and base level, ample space for domestic appliances, low level larder store, windows overlooking the front and side of the property one of which is arched, part glazed stable style door opening to the front terrace and driveway, tiled flooring, wall mounted condensing boiler, spotlighting.

From the reception hall a staircase rises to the: FIRST FLOOR LANDING: windows overlooking the front of the property, hatch giving access to the: LOFT SPACE, airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with slatted shelving over, wall light points.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: 17'1 x 14'9 Window overlooking the rear terrace with fine views across the gardens, walk-in wardrobe, wall light points, door into: EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM: fitted with a white suite and comprising enclosed bath with central chrome mixer tap, fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, vanity unit with wash basin, low level WC, bidet, windows overlooking the front and side of the property, fully tiled walls and floor, spotlighting.

GUEST BEDROOM 2: 23'4 x 13'1 Triple aspect room, windows overlooking the front and both sides of the property, archway into: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, wall mounted wash basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, window to side.

BEDROOM 3 18'1 x 13'1 Double aspect room, windows overlooking the side and rear of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens, brick fireplace with tiled hearth and timber mantle, built-in double wardrobe, door into: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls, window to side.

BEDROOM 4: 15'5 x 14'1 Window overlooking the rear gardens, built-in double wardrobe, cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth.

BEDROOM 5: 13'1 x 12'2 Window overlooking the side of the property, brick fireplace with tiled hearth and timber mantle over, wall light points.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM: Beautifully re-fitted with a modern white suite and comprising double length walk-in shower cubicle with glazed screen and wall mounted chrome shower unit, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, windows to front and side, spotlighting, further airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.

OUTSIDE

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
A substantial paved terrace flanks three sides of the property with a raised rockery to one side interspersed with numerous flower and shrub beds. Beyond the terrace there are areas of rolling lawn which are fully enclosed by close board fencing and thick natural hedging offering total seclusion enjoying a fine southerly aspect. The gardens are interspersed with several mature shrubs and trees including a handsome mature yew tree. Within the grounds there are timber sheds/useful outbuildings, the gardens and grounds provide a fine backdrop to this impressive home and extend to approximately half an acre.

FRONT GARDENS
The property is approached via twin wrought iron gates which give access to a large parking area and driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles. The driveway is flanked in part by well stocked flower and shrub beds enclosed by low level brickwork. Positioned to one side of the driveway is a: DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: with twin electronically controlled up and over doors, eaves storage space over.

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Nearest stations

  • Crowborough (2.0 mi)
  • Eridge (2.9 mi)
  • Ashurst (4.7 mi)
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Mansell McTaggart, Crowborough

The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

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The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

01892 323069 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Crowborough (2.0 mi)
  • Eridge (2.9 mi)
  • Ashurst (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansell McTaggart, Crowborough

The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

01892 323069 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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