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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Nursery Lane, Fairwarp, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22


Property Description

Key features

  • Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining/Living Room
  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen
  • Rear Lobby & Utility
  • Gardeners WC
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SUMMERFORD FARM is a charming character house, originally a foresters cottage of 17th Century origin extended to comprise the present home with numerous period features.

Additionally it is considered that the garage and studio form an ideal prospect for conversion to a secondary residence, subject to consent.

Now offering an ideal proposition for updating and addition according to requirements and planning consents and ideal for those with equestrian interests, with direct access onto Ashdown Forest, offering some 6000 acres for riding (by permit).

oak front door, lobby and staircase hallway


Sitting Room - stone surround fireplace and hearth, dual aspect with outlook over front and rear gardens

Dining/Living Room inglenook style fireplace with built-in log burning stove, exposed beamsKitchen with range of fitted units including sink etc and terracotta flooring

Lobby off with access to conservatory with access to terrace and outlook over gardens

A side entrance and lobby off which are boiler closet and oil central heating boiler, gardeners WC and pantry

FIRST FLOORLanding and passage

Principal suite comprising -Bedroom and Shower/Dressing Room

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3 - dual aspect - range of wardrobe cupboards, intercommunicating with Dressing Room or Infants Room

Bedroom 4

Bathroom white suite comprising enclosed bath, WC, washbasin, separate shower closet

OUTSIDEThe house is approached off the forest track via a 5-bar gate and driveway culminating in a good tarmacadam forecourt and parking area.

Adjacent is the detached triple garage overall 30' x 20' with water tap having attached garden store together with independent access to the studio above 24'6 x 12' with large picture window from which there is a fine view over the paddocks to woodlands and forestry beyond.

The gardens which lie principally to the southeast and northwest are traditionally laid with a broad brick paved terrace along the south side overlooking sloping lawns studded with various mature trees and paddocks beyond.

On the other side of the house are further lawns and pathways, numerous flowering trees and shrubs, paved patio and ornamental lily pool.

The whole providing the most charming, secluded setting to the property and amounting to approximately .6 of an acre.

At a good remove from the house is the STABLE COMPLEX enclosed by post and rail fencing and matured hedging, offering equestrian enthusiasts plenty of accommodation and potential for improvement and currently offering -

Timber and felt roofed block of 5 loose boxes -
overall 50' x 10'9
Brick tiled workshop 20' x 15', tack room 13' x 11' and substantial agricultural building 42' x 19' of concrete frame and block elevation.

The complex overlooks the land, which slopes gently away being principally in 4 enclosures with frontage to a stream at the bottom amounting to approximately 9.06 acres.

IN ALL ABOUT 10.34 ACRES (tbv)

Located in an unique peaceful location rarely available on the very southern fringe of Ashdown Forest, approached over a forest track which leads off a meandering country lane - thereby enjoying complete seclusion.

Fairwarp village with inn and green is close-by with local shop at Maresfield about 1 mile away.

Uckfield, Crowborough and Forest Row are some 3, 4 and 9 miles respectively, all with good shopping facilities, with Tunbridge Wells and Haywards Heath about 10 and 12 miles.

The M23 leading to Gatwick Airport is about 25 miles.

The general area supports a broad range of social and sporting facilities including Hickstead Showground, Brighton, Plumpton and Lingfield Park race courses,together with numerous private schools for children of all ages.

From Forest Row proceed south on the A22 over Ashdown Forest and through Nutley.

At the roundabout some 1.25 miles beyond Nutley take the first exit and immediately left - signposted to Hartfield.

Proceed for about 0.5 of a mile and turn right into Nursery Lane, continue down this narrow lane passing the village hall on your left and after a further 200 yards on the sharp right hand bend turn left into the forest track.

The gateway entrance to the property will be seen straight in front of you after about 300 yards.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2016

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