5 bedroom detached house for sale

Glorious Waldron Lanes

Sold STC £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Rural Location
  • Handsome Victorian House
  • 5.7 Acre Gardens & Paddock
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Extensive Garden Studio
  • 4,758 SQ.FT.
  • Stable & Garaging

Full description

This handsome and gracious Victorian country home is situated in a little used country lane just over a mile from the church and pub in Waldron. With bright and spacious rooms, the property is offered in excellent order and has been skilfully adapted to create a lower carbon footprint with double glazing installed into the original refurbished windows, air source heating, photovoltaic and solar panels.

Set in the centre of attractive two acre gardens and paddocks, with a further 3.7 acre paddock directly over the lane and a useful range of outbuildings including a former pool house which offers a superb outside entertaining space, games room, large office or studio, garaging and stables.

This handsome and gracious Victorian country home is situated in a little used country lane just over a mile from the church and pub in Waldron. With bright and spacious rooms, the property is offered in excellent order and has been skilfully adapted to create a lower carbon footprint with double glazing installed into the original refurbished windows, air source heating, photovoltaic and solar panels.

Set in the centre of attractive two acre gardens and paddocks, with a further 3.7 acre paddock directly over the lane and a useful range of outbuildings including a former pool house which offers a superb outside entertaining space, games room, large office or studio, garaging and stables.

The sought after and desirable pretty village of Waldron is 1.2 mile and has an historic church and a popular public house. Cross-in-Hand village is 1.9 miles and offers a bakery, 24 hour petrol station/convenience store and tennis/bowls club. The towns of Heathfield and Uckfield are 2 and 7.3 miles respectively, with the county town of Lewes 13 miles, Tunbridge Wells 15 miles and Eastbourne 16 miles. Stonegate station (London Bridge/Charing Cross) is 9 miles and Buxted station (London Victoria) some 7 miles. State and private schools within reach include Maynards Green and Cross-in Hand Primary Schools; Skippers Hill at Five Ashes; Bricklehurst at Stonegate; St Leonards at Mayfield; Bedes at Upper Dicker.

Large enclosed entrance vestibule with black and white tiled floor and original part glazed front door leads into an imposing reception hall with cloakroom leading off. An elegant triple aspect drawing room has a wide bay window to the front, with the focal point of the room being a fireplace with convecting wood burning stove and an ornately carved surround. A study also has a bay window to the front and is fitted with an extensive range of bespoke bookshelves. A glazed door leads out into the garden and another into the dining room, which is also approached from the hall and has a bay window to the side. The practical kitchen/breakfast room adjoins the dining room and is fitted with cream colour-washed shaker style cabinets with black and mica granite worktop and inset black composite sink and drainer, Rangemaster cooker, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, pull out larder storage and a pair of original cupboards. There is ample space for a small table and chairs and natural modern oak flooring leads through into the utility room which is fitted with matching cupboards, worktops and sink, has space for the usual appliances, a door to garden and further door into a large pantry.

From the spacious semi-galleried first floor landing are four generous double bedrooms and a large single bedroom, together with a large family bathroom fitted with a Victorian style suite. Leading off one bedroom is a large en-suite bathroom with modern white suite including double ended slipper style bath and separate shower enclosure.

The property is approached over a tarmac drive to the front of the house with a central circular flower bed having established maple tree. The drive continues to the back of the house where there is a modern double garage block with large office/workshop and adjoining double carport and store. The gardens wrap around the house with expanses of lawn interspersed with flower beds and trees. In front of a magnificent colonial style summer house is a large terrace with ornamental pond having waterfall feature. A former pool house has been converted into a superb space, ideal for use as indoor garden entertaining, an office, gym or games room and has feature skylights, oak floor and a modern shower and WC. There is an old orchard and vegetable area, with raised beds and cedar greenhouse. A stables complex comprise 4 stables and a tack room in two blocks. There are two small paddocks adjoining the gardens and over the lane a further paddock with water trough.

EPC Rating = E

Enclosed Entrance Vestibuke -

Reception Hall - 6.56 x 2.76 (21'6" x 9'0") -

Drawing Room - 8.46 x 4.2 (27'9" x 13'9") -

Dining Room - 4.11 x 4.01 (13'5" x 13'1") -

Study - 4.29 x 4.11 (14'0" x 13'5") -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 8.04 x 3.33 (26'4" x 10'11") -

Utility Room - 3.77 x 2.42 (12'4" x 7'11") -

Bedroom 1 - 4.14 x 4.04 (13'6" x 13'3") -

En Suite Bathroom -

Bedroom 2 - 4.28 x 4.15 (14'0" x 13'7") -

Bedroom 3 - 4.2 x 4.08 (13'9" x 13'4") -

Bedroom 4 - 4.13 x 4.09 (13'6" x 13'5") -

Bedroom 5 - 3.16 2.77 (10'4" 9'1") -

Family Bathroom -

Garden Room 9.16 X 6.11 -


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11 November 2016

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Nearest station

  • Buxted (5.0 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Rowland Gorringe, Heathfield

70 High Street Heathfield TN21 8JD

01435 688002 Local call rate

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