3 bedroom detached house for sale

School Lane, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6

Under Offer £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached character cottage beautifully located on the semi rural outskirts of Crowborough on the edge of the Ashdown Forest
  • Stunning gardens and grounds in excess of 1/2 acre
  • Several outbuildings including timber building/potential home office
  • Large kitchen/dining room with double doors to gardens
  • Family room
  • Sitting room with two open fireplaces
  • Bathroom with roll top bath
  • Exposed timbers and floor boards
  • Vacant posession available

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A detached non-listed period house offered for sale with a vacant possession occupying gardens and grounds in excess of half an acre located in a highly desirable position close to St Johns Primary School, Crowborough town centre and on the edge of the breath-taking Ashdown Forest. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature surrounding the house on all sides with areas of rolling lawn interspersed and flanked with a wide variety of mature flower and shrub beds, the whole offering a good degree of seclusion. Within the gardens are several outbuildings including a large detached timber building with power and light connected which could be used as a useful home office/hobbies room if required. The accommodation comprises in brief on the ground floor an entrance lobby with quarry tiled flooring, a sitting room with two open fireplaces, a family room, a generous size kitchen/dining room with glazed double doors opening to the gardens, a useful utility room and a ground floor shower room. From the sitting room a staircase rises to the first floor landing, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom with roll top bath. Outside the property is approached via twin timber gates which lead to a parking area to one side of which is a detached garage. The gardens and grounds offer a good degree of seclusion and extend in excess of an acre. EPC Band D

LOCATION
The property is located in a quiet semi-rural position close to open countryside and within a 'stones throw' of the stunning 6,000 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A.A Milne's Winnie the Pooh books offering numerous outdoor pursuits and vast scenic walks. Crowborough town centre is also close by and provides a good selection of supermarkets, library, various restaurants and individual shops. The area is well served with good primary and junior schooling along with the popular Beacon Community School. Sporting facilities within the area include Crowborough Leisure Centre and two golf courses. In addition, St Johns primary school is also within a short walk. Crowborough railway station is approximately 2 miles distant with train services to London in approximately one hour. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its theatres, shopping and leisure complex is within a short driving distance (approximately 8 miles), and the coastal town of Eastbourne and City of Brighton can be reached by road in approximately one hour.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

Front door with glazed insert into: ENTRANCE LOBBY: windows overlooking both sides of the property, quarry tiled flooring.

SITTING ROOM: 21'10 x 10'10 windows overlooking the front of the property, open fireplace with cast iron grate, staircase rising to the first floor, further open brick and tile fireplace, wall light points, exposed floor boards, exposed oak ceiling timbers.

FAMILY ROOM: 19'10 x 10'10 double aspect room, windows overlooking the front of the property, glazed double doors opening to the rear patio and gardens, cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled surround, hatch giving access to loft space, radiators.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 24'11 x 10'10 fitted with a range of base level units and comprising butler style ceramic sink with free standing mixer tap, cupboards beneath. Adjoining solid timber work surfaces, space for cooker, double glazed windows overlooking the rear and side of the property, double glazed double doors with adjacent floor to ceiling side panels opening to the rear patio and gardens, stone flooring, recess spotlighting, radiator.

UTILITY ROOM: 7'10 x 6'3 comprising butler style ceramic sink with free standing chrome mixer tap, cupboards and drawer beneath, space for domestic appliances, wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler, stable style door with glazed insert and adjacent side panel opening to the rear patio and gardens, radiator, stone flooring.

SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash-back, high flush WC, opaque double glazed window to front, heated towel rail, stone flooring, recess spotlighting.

From the sitting room a staircase rises to the: FIRST FLOOR LANDING.

BEDROOM 1: 13'10 x 10'10 double glazed windows overlooking the rear of the property enjoying fine far reaching rural views, extensive range of built-in wardrobes, radiator, wall light points, timber flooring.
BEDROOM 2: 11' x 10'6 window overlooking the front of the property, built-in wardrobe, cast iron fireplace, radiator, exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM 3: 10'9 x 7'5 window overlooking the front of the property, hatch giving access to loft space, built-in low level storage cupboard, radiator, exposed floorboards.

FAMILY BATHROOM: fitted with a white suite and comprising enclosed double ended bath with central chrome telephone style mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, radiator with towel rail attachment, double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying fine far reaching views, exposed floor boards.

OUTSIDE

FRONT GARDENS
The property is approached via twin timber gates which lead to a parking area to one side of which is a DETACHED GARAGE: with up and over door.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds surround the house on all sides laid predominately to lawn flanked and interspersed with numerous mature flower and shrub beds. There is a gravel seating patio which immediately adjoins the rear of the property adjacent to which are several useful OUTBUILDINGS. Within the gardens there is a part glazed potting shed and a further LARGE DETACHED OUTBUILDING with power and light connected. This building could be used as a useful hobbies room/home office if required. The gardens are enclosed by thick natural hedging and mature trees and offer a good degree of seclusion extending in excess of half an acre.

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Nearest stations

  • Crowborough (2.3 mi)
  • Eridge (2.9 mi)
  • Ashurst (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Mansell McTaggart, Crowborough

The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

01892 323069 Local call rate

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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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Nearest stations

  • Crowborough (2.3 mi)
  • Eridge (2.9 mi)
  • Ashurst (4.3 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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