4 bedroom detached house for sale

Stonegate, East Sussex

Guide Price £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Just under 4,000sq.ft
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room, pantry, boot room and cloakroom
  • 4 bedrooms, dressing room and 3 bathrooms/shower rooms
  • Garage and machinery store
  • Gardens of approximately 1.7 acres and two paddocks of approximately 3.4 acres
  • 2 ponds
  • Tennis court
  • In all about 5˝ acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situation: Old Battenhurst is situated in a rural yet convenient location within 1˝ miles of Stonegate village, with its pretty church, well regarded primary school and mainline station.

Burwash and Ticehurst villages are within 1˝ miles and 2˝ miles respectively, both of which have a good selection of local shops and amenities. Wadhurst village lies just over 4 miles distant and offers a wider range of shops and services for everyday needs including a Jempson's Local store, café, butcher, baker, greengrocer, pharmacy, post office, bookshop, florist, off licence, banks, public houses, as well as a doctor's surgery, dentist, and the well regarded Uplands Community College. The regional centre of Tunbridge Wells is about 11 miles distant and provides a comprehensive range of amenities including the Royal Victoria Shopping centre, cinema complex and theatres.

The beautiful surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes Bewl Water Reservoir, reputedly the largest area of inland water in the South East, where a wide range of water sports can be enjoyed.

For the commuter, Stonegate station is under 2˝ miles distant and provides a regular service to London Charing Cross/ Cannon Street in just over an hour. The A21 is also within easy reach and links with the M25.

Description: Old Battenhurst is a most attractive Grade II listed timber-framed house set amidst beautiful rolling Sussex countryside. Dating from the 17th Century, the property has been well maintained and updated by the current owners and benefits from an abundance of exposed timbers and period features throughout and provides a well presented and spacious family house of much character and charm.

The main features and accommodation include: a lovely, triple aspect drawing room with a carved wood fireplace and a wide bay recess with French doors and full height picture windows framing a superb outlook over the formal part of the garden; an open plan farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room, with Aga, painted wood units with wood or granite tops, terracotta tiled floor and a pantry off; a separate utility room with space for white goods and a door out to the garden; a dining room with stripped wood flooring, a deep fireplace recess with oak bressumer beam over and fitted shelving to either side; a sitting room with an open brick fireplace and a study/family room off the breakfast room. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with an impressive oak beamed floor, deep oak window with a view over the field to the front, a dressing room and a bathroom and 3three further good sized individual bedrooms (one with an en suite shower room) and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is 23'ft attic room/playroom accessible from either side via two sets of steps, which offers scope for creating additional accommodation, if required.

Outside, the property enjoys a lovely position within established landscaped gardens of about 1.7 acres, bordered by high beech hedging and with two post and rail fenced paddocks to the north and south of about 3.4 acres. There is a formal area comprising interconnecting ponds with a feature fountain provides a lovely backdrop for the house and a good area of level lawn, ideal for outdoor activities, together with a pond and a tennis court.

There is well established yew and box hedging, mature specimen trees, including oak and scots pine, a variety of shrubs, mixed herbaceous borders, rose beds and wild flowers, as well as a well laid out kitchen garden with raised sleeper beds and fruit trees. There is a Victorian-style greenhouse with cold frames, along with a large machinery store, suitable for a variety of uses.

The paddock to the south side of the drive has a natural spring-fed pond and there is a generous gravelled parking and turning area alongside the house.

Agent's note: A public footpath runs from the Battenhurst Road, along the drive past the property, enabling lovely country walks down to the River Rother. The two neighbouring properties have a right of access over the drive, with the cost of maintenance divided three ways.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Stonegate (1.1 mi)
  • Etchingham (2.4 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Green Lizard, Tunbridge Wells

15 Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2LU

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01892 323022 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Stonegate (1.1 mi)
  • Etchingham (2.4 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Green Lizard, Tunbridge Wells

15 Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2LU

01892 323022 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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