5 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Henley Down, Catsfield, Battle, East Sussex

Guide Price £825,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

GUIDE PRICE: 825,000 - 875,000. An attractive Grade II Listed period farmhouse and outbuildings in a semi rural location together with equestrian facilities including range of stabling, paddocks and outbuildings, in all around 2.5 acres. There is an additional 15 acres of land available to purchase.

Entrance Hall
Drawing Room
Dining Room
Kitchen/Dining Room
Study
Playroom
Utility Room
Master Bedroom with built in wardrobes and En-suite Shower Room
Two Further Bedrooms
Family Bathroom
Two Second Floor Bedrooms and Bathroom
Garage and Store Rooms
Detached Barn
Seven Stables
2.5 Acres
Highly Requested Location
Additional 15 Acres available by separate negotiation


Description Henley Down Farm is an attractive Grade II Listed period house with brick and part tile hung elevations under a tiled roof and although in need of some modernisation offers well proportioned family accommodation over three floors. Throughout the house there are many exposed wall and ceiling timbers, inglenook fireplaces and a very useful cellar and range of outbuildings in addition to the stables and swimming pool. There is extant planning and listed building consent for the conversion of the external storeroom to the rear of the property to a study with a link to the house. Further enquiries can be made of Rother District Council Planning office. The paddocks and stables enjoy the benefit of separate access and within a short drive of Catsfield village centre.

Situation Catsfield village offers a local shop and post office, village hall and public house whilst a more comprehensive range of facilities and shops is available at the market town of Battle (approximately 4 miles) and mainline station with regular services to London on the Charing Cross and Cannon Street lines.

. The front door with leaded light panel opens through to the entrance lobby with cloaks hooks and then to the drawing room 19'5 x 16'5, a well proportioned family room and featuring a fine inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove on brick hearth with original bread oven and salt store, cupboard adjacent, exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Glazed double doors open through to the family room 22'6 x 6'8 a versatile room and overlooking the pool courtyard and with cloakroom with walk-in storage cupboard. The dining room is 16' x 15'5, light and double aspect and with solid oak floorboards, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove on raised brick hearth and with door to the kitchen/breakfast room.

. The kitchen/breakfast room is 21'2 x 9'4 fitted with a bespoke range of units with oak work surfaces, butlers sink, free standing Brittania range cooker with windows above, full height Welsh dresser unit, space for upright fridge/freezer, tiled flooring and access to the cellar/utility room 15'8 x 7'5 a very useful space with a range of units and plumbing for washing machine, tumbledryer and sink unit. The study 10'3 x 8'2, is an interesting room featuring exposed ragstone wall, timbering and with views over the rear courtyard. From the kitchen/breakfast room is an inner hallway/boiler room with Camray oil fired central heating boiler, under stairs recess and door to rear courtyard.

. From the rear lobby an oak staircase with hand rail and barley twist spindles leads to the first floor landing, eaves cupboard and recessed airing cupboard, family bathroom with part tiled walls and white suite of bath, wc and wash hand basin, stripped flooring, high level window with views over the rear courtyard.

. The master bedroom 16'6 x 16'5 is double aspect and features a wealth of exposed timbering, partially vaulted and timbered ceiling, fitted range of wardrobes with hanging rails, further large walk-in wardrobe/potential en-suite and walk-in eaves cupboard with full length hanging rail. Bedroom 2 12'5 x 11', also features wall and ceiling timbers and bedroom 3 10'5 x 8' again features a wealth of timbering. From the landing a straight flight ladder staircase takes you to the second floor and a further suite of rooms, ideal for a teenager or aupair. Bedroom 4 12'9 max x 12' is an L-shaped room with velux skylight and gable end window, timbered walls and skeilings. Adjacent bathroom with white suite of bath with tiled surround, pedestal basin and wc, velux window with good views. Bedroom 5 is 16' at the longest point x 11' an ideal childs bedroom with mezzanine desk/storage area, velux skylight window with good views, exposed brick chimney stack.

Outside The property is approached over a gated entrance onto a substantial shingled parking and turning area and with established boundary hedging leading to a detached period outbuilding 34' x 11'8 with great potential and with pitched peg tiled roof, up-and-over door and leaded light windows in two sides. To the rear of the house is a partially wall enclosed paved inner courtyard, a real suntrap and ideal for alfresco entertaining with period barbeque and further outbuilding 21'3 x 11'4 currently subdivided and with potential to be utilised as a home office but in need of substantial modernisation. There is an outside wc and shaped swimming pool with paved surround.

Paddocks and Stables With separate gated access from the lane, natural boundary hedging and subdivided with post and rail fencing and with six loose boxes, tack store, substantial implement/hay store and with power and water supply.


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07 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Crowhurst (1.7 mi)
  • Battle (2.3 mi)
  • Bexhill (3.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Crowhurst (1.7 mi)
  • Battle (2.3 mi)
  • Bexhill (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Freeman Forman, Tunbridge Wells - Country Homes

22-24 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1UX

01892 323061 Local call rate

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