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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mountfield Lane, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Guide Price £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Five/Six Bedrooms
  • Three bay Open Fronted Garage
  • Gardens and grounds about 1.9 acres
  • Stable Building
  • Further land (approx. 7.2 acres) may be available by separate negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A pretty Grade II Listed Farmhouse with potential, dating back to the early 18th Century in a rural location, with magnificent southerly views over the Darwell Reservoir

* Entrance Hall * Study/Living Room * Cloakroom
* Kitchen/Breakfast Room * Sitting Room *Cellar
*Five/Six Bedrooms *Family Bathroom *Two En-Suite Shower Rooms *Three bay Open Fronted Garage *Gardens and grounds about 1.9 acres
*Stable Building *Further land (approx. 7.2 acres) may be available by separate negotiation

Understood to date from the early 18th Century, originally formed by two cottages, with oak frame and mellow brick and part tile hung elevations under a tiled roof with six panel casement and part diamond leaded light windows. The property has lapsed planning permission for a kitchen extension under reference RR/2008/3545 through Rother District Council. There may be potential for other uses for the stable subject to the usual planning consents.

Ledged and braced Oak panelled door leads to entrance hall with pine floor, cloaks cupboard, door to

Sitting Room with Inglenook open fireplace with tiled hearth, oak plank floor, beamed ceiling, display shelves with cupboard under, window to the front, four wall light points. Double doors with diamond leaded lights windows

Inner Hallway with slate tiled floor with brick steps down to Cellar with two windows, sandstone walls, power and light points, two display niches, Eurostyle oil fired boiler, hot water tank with immersion heater, wall mounted programmer, concrete floor

Study/Living Room with beamed ceiling, pine floor, four wall lights, window to the front, flanked with painted display shelving, wood flooring, beamed ceiling

Cloakroom with low level wc, wash hand basin, window to the side

Kitchen/Breakfast Room with brick floor, four oven cream Aga in an inglenook fireplace, butlers sink, wood worksurfaces, range of cupboards, Zanussi electric oven, space for fridge, larder cupboard, potential to re-visit lapsed planning and extend downstairs living accommodation, subject to planning consents. Door to garden. The property has lapsed planning permission for a kitchen extension under reference RR/2008/3545 through Rother District Council.

Turning Stairs to first floor landing leading to
Double Bedroom with beamed ceiling, pine floor, three wall light points, window to the front, open fireplace

Family Bathroom with white bath, partly tiled walls, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, shaver point, window to the rear

Double Bedroom with three wall lights, pine floor, beamed ceiling, window to the front

Guest Bedroom Suite with pine floor, window to the rear garden and views beyond, open fireplace, hatch to the roof space, double cupboard with shelving, pedestal wash hand basin, low arch to en-suite shower room with low level wc, shower cubicle, window to the side

Master Bedroom Suite with double bedroom with window to the front, three wall lights, double open fronted fitted wardrobes, pine floor, opening leads to

En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, low level wc, wash hand basin window to the front

Staircase leads to second floor with
Bedroom with two windows and skeilings and open archway to attic room

Gravelled driveway with turning and parking area in front of open fronted three bay cart barn/garage, overall measurements 9.84 x 5.96m (32.3’ x 19’6) - two open bays for parking and one enclosed, with light and concrete base. Pedestrian gate and brick path to front entrance. Front garden has hedge frontage to the lane and areas of grass and paved pathways leading across the frontage to either side of the house. Brick arch way leads to the Rear Garden with stone slab patio and terrace overlooking broad areas of lawn, with views to the reservoir beyond and over two large ponds with bull rushes, small storage shed.

Side gate to Small Orchard with young fruit trees and oil storage tank behind the garage.
In all about 1.9 acres

Partly completed L-Shaped Stable Block (overall measurements 14.99m x 10.85m (49’2” x 35’ 7”) to the west side of the house, with a separate driveway through a five bar gate leading to a turning and parking area alongside the stable block, which is built of brick and part weather boarded elevations under a partly tiled roof.

Further land (approx. 7.2 Acres) may be available by separate negotiation.

Property Information

Services Mains electricity, water, private
drainage with a septic tank, oil central heating

Local Authority Rother District Council
Council Tax Band: E

Fixtures and fittings Fixtures and fittings are
excluded from the sale but may be available by
separate negotiation.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

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