5 bedroom detached house for saleStreet End Lane, Broad Oak, East Sussex, TN21 8TU
- Price Guide £1.100,000 - £1.200,000
- Classic Late Georgian 5 bed detached
- PLUS a Detached 2 bedroom cottage
- Main house 2,458 sq ft.
- Gardens and paddock (4 acres)
- Rural location
- Range of outbuildings
** Price Guide £1.100,000 - £1.200,000 **A truly elegant and classic late Georgian property with brick elevations under a tiled roof, with later additions built in the early Victorian period, approached via a rhododendron lined driveway. Set in beautiful gardens and grounds amounting to just over 4 acres with access directly onto bridleways from the paddock. Master Bedroom with en-suite bathroom. 4 further bedrooms and family bathroom. 4 reception rooms. Kitchen/breakfast room. Utility/Boot room. Garden room. Original panelling to the dining room, parquet flooring to the main reception rooms and crystal door handles are still retained. The bathrooms and kitchens are dated but in perfect order. Detached 2 bedroom cottage. Range of outbuildings and double garage.
A private and peaceful location amidst the Sussex countryside with rolling hills and open fields. The grounds are surrounded by fields and the paddock has direct access onto a public bridleway with miles of hacking around Heathfield and Mayfield. The house is set away from the lane with deep rhododendron beds and ancient trees. Within easy access of village amenities to include a well regarded primary school, community hall, supermarket/post office and church. Heathfield Community college for older children is about a mile and the town centre of Heathfield is about a mile and a half providing a wider range of amenities, supermarkets, shops, weekly market and medical centre. There are many private schools in the area with preparatory schooling in several local locations and secondary schooling at Eastbourne College, St Leonards Mayfield, Bedes at Upper Dicker, Tonbridge and Goudhurst. Tunbridge Wells is 11 miles, Eastbourne 15 miles.
DETACHED COTTAGE -This pretty detached Victorian Cottage has brick elevations under a slate roof and was built for the housekeeper and gardener. Comprising two bedrooms, a sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room. Two large wood stores and attached shed. It is understood that there is central heating via a log burner to radiators throughout the cottage. ENCLOSED PORCH, HALLWAY, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 4.05m x 3.79m Fitted kitchen, woodburner stove, aspect over private gardens. LOUNGE 4.05m x 3.05m. Double aspect, with woodburner. FIRST FLOOR LANDING Airing cupboard, windows. BATHROOM -Panelled bath, WC, basin. BEDROOM 1- 4.07m x 3.3m. BEDROOM 2- 3.48m x 3.17m
Please note that these details have been prepared as a general guide and do not form part of a contract. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon. Any verbal statements or information given about this property, again, should not be relied on and should not form part of a contract or agreement to purchase.
From Heathfield proceed in an Easterly direction towards Burwash. Before reaching the village of Broad Oak, pass the Go-ver Gym and turn immediately left into Street End Lane. Proceed to the very bottom of the lane and turn left into a continuation of the lane. After passing a row of houses on the left look out for a pair of stone pillars on the right hand side which mark the entrance to the property.
By the cottage is a courtyard, still with some of the original side on brickwork with a range of outbuildings and two garages. They are of brick construction and some are enclosed areas and others open for log stores or livestock. An internal inspection has not been carried out.
20' 8'' x 4' 9'' (6.3m x 1.47m)
A brick pillared portico with the original solid wood and partially glazed door leads into the hallway with its high ceilings and generous proportions. Original panelled doors and parquet flooring extend to the to main reception rooms and an inner corridor runs down the side of the staircase to the garden room.
14' 9'' x 14' 9'' (4.5m x 4.5m)
Beautifully proportioned south facing bedroom with a range of built in wardrobes to either side of an inset archway, typical of the era. Door to:
8' 6'' x 4' 7'' (2.6m x 1.4m)
Decorated to a high standard in the 1980's with a full bathroom suite.
14' 1'' x 13' 8'' (4.3m x 4.2m)
Lovely light and well proportioned room with two south facing sash windows, two built in wardrobes and a wash basin set into a vanity unit with mirror above.
11' 9'' x 11' 5'' (3.6m x 3.5m)
A range of built in wardrobes and a two sash windows facing west.
11' 9'' x 11' 5'' (3.6m x 3.5m)
A double bedroom with two sash windows facing East.
11' 5'' x 7' 2'' (3.5m x 2.2m)
A cosy single bedroom with pine clad ceiling and built in wardrobe and dressing unit. Window enjoying a lovely rural view to the rear of the property.
11' 9'' x 7' 6'' (3.6m x 2.3m)
A full bathroom suite, once more fitted to a high standard in the 1980's, still with original Liberty wallpaper and Mary Quant tiles. Separate shower cubicle with newly fitted shower. Original heated horse stand towel rails. Window over looking the rear garden.
Formal Gardens and Paddock
The land extends to over 4 Acres and is divided into four sections, the formal gardens, the orchard, the cottage garden and a paddock. A gravel driveway is marked by two substantial stone pillars and runs through deep rhododendron beds to the west of the main house. The drive then sweeps around to the rear of the property and through to the cottage. The garden is very well established and has a variety of ancient trees and shrubs forming hidden areas such as a small pond with a mature willow tree to the side, a filled in plunge pool, which could be re-established, grassy areas filled with bluebells and a pretty gazebo with views across the lawns. The formal gardens have a large patio abutting the South facing front elevation of the main house, on two levels and with a mature cherry tree embedded in the upper terrace. Steps with ornate stone balustrades lead to the level and large area of lawn with uninterrupted views to the paddock beyond which is accessed through an antique forged
11' 9'' x 11' 5'' (3.6m x 3.5m)
Originally the staff room, the original staff bells are in tact and working. Currently used as a study benefiting from a large window to west of the property with a pleasant outlook of the gardens. A range of built in cupboards.
20' 4'' x 5' 10'' (6.2m x 1.8m)
A mainly glass constructed garden room with sloping roof, double glazed sealed unit door to the driveway which runs to the back of the property and the cottage. Built in cupboard and door through to:
Cloakroom and WC
6' 6'' x 5' 10'' (2m x 1.8m)
Space and room for cloaks, a washbasin set into a vanity unit and door leads through the to the separate WC.
15' 1'' x 13' 8'' (4.6m x 4.2m)
Ideally suited to family living and eating together with space for a large table in the centre of the room. The pine floor and wall cupboards extend around three sides of the kitchen providing ample work space and storage. Built in wine rack and an original walk in larder with fitted shelves and gauzed window. There is a large picture window overlooking the garden to the rear of the house with views over adjoining countryside. Space for a large 'fridge/freezer and dishwasher. electric cooker. Door through to the:
10' 9'' x 7' 6'' (3.3m x 2.3m)
A useful room with brick floor, original deep butler sink, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. A built-in cupboard and the oil fired boiler providing the central heating and hot water. There is an external door to the rear of the house and an integral door into the:
Turned stairs rise from the hallway with a solid oak ballustrade to a mezzanine level up to the first floor. There is a large built in linen cupboard and access to a large loft space. An archway is above stairs down to a lower landing where the property was extended in approximately 1830.
18' 8'' x 15' 8'' (5.7m x 4.8m)
Beautifully proportioned bright room with two sash windows overlooking the formal gardens facing south and a large bay window to the west of the property There is the original open fireplace with carved wood and marble surround. To each side are a range of built in bookshelves. Original parquet flooring, panelled door and crystal handle.
14' 9'' x 13' 8'' (4.5m x 4.2m)
Magnificent oak panelled formal dining room with two sash windows facing south and a central open fireplace with a copper canopy and carved stone surround and overmantel. Two glazed casement doors to the hallway and original parquet flooring.
14' 9'' x 11' 9'' (4.5m x 3.6m)
A cosy sitting room, with an archway through to the kitchen, central open fireplace with copper canopy and carved wooden surround and overmantel. Two windows facing east.
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