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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Swife Lane, Burwash Common

Removed £825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming 4 Bedroom Farm House
  • No Onward Chain
  • Gardens/Grounds Approx 3 Acres (tbv)
  • Wonderful Views
  • Triple Garage & Further Outbuildings
  • Energy Efficiency Rating: D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming detached four bedroom farmhouse with its origins in the mid 19th century having been extended in more recent times to provide substantial accommodation over two floors and being situated in this favourable location in its own gardens and grounds extending to approximately 3 acres (tbv) with outbuildings and views. The property itself offers four bedroom accommodation, 2 of which enjoy en-suite facilities as well as a large family bathroom. The ground floor offers versatile accommodation with large kitchen/breakfast room, reception hallway with wood burning stove, dining room, study, triple aspect sitting room with wood burning stove. The property is approached over a long driveway with formal attractive gardens, paddock, triple bay garage with useful room over providing further potential (subject to any necessary consents), adjoining wood store, four bay open pole barn, summerhouse, potting shed with outside WC and further wood store and greenhouse.  

SITUATION: This popular hamlet is extremely well placed within 3 miles distance of Stonegate rail station with service of trains to London and the beautiful and historic village of Burwash which provides shopping facilities for day-to-day needs and a popular primary school coupled with traditional Inns. It is approximately 4 miles from the town of Heathfield which provides a fine range of shopping facilities some of an interesting independent nature with the backing of supermarkets of a national network. The area is well served with schooling for all age groups. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping, leisure and grammar schools is only approx 15 miles distance with the larger coastal towns of both Hastings and Eastbourne being reached within approximately 35 and 45 minutes drive respectively. 

ENTRANCE PORCH: Coat hooks. Window to side. Terracotta tiled flooring. Further door to:- 

RECEPTION HALL: Double glazed window to front. Terracotta tiled flooring. Brick fireplace with fitted 'Woodwarm' wood burning stove with fitted back boiler for back up hot water, exposed brickwork, stone hearth and timber mantel. Underfloor heating. Stairs to first floor and archway to INNER HALLWAY. Latch doors to:- 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Triple aspect with double glazed windows to front and side and double French doors to rear garden/loggia. Fitted with an extensive range of oak fronted units comprising a single drainer sink unit with cupboards and integrated dishwasher beneath, range of silestone granite worktops with tiled splashbacks with cupboards and drawers beneath and matching wall storage cupboards above. Integrated fridge and freezer. Gas fired three oven Sandyford Range in tiled chimney recess with adjacent Bosch induction hob. Understairs storage cupboard and part oak and part terracotta tiled flooring. The kitchen enjoys views to the front over its own paddock. Radiator. 

DINING ROOM: Double glazed window to front. Tiled flooring. Further door to sitting room. Radiator. 

SITTING ROOM: A fine bright triple aspect room with double glazed windows. Brick fireplace with an Aga enamelled wood burning stove with tiled hearth and bressumer beam above. Satellite TV point. Double French doors leading to the loggia and garden. Radiators. 

STUDY: Entered via opening from the hallway. Double glazed window to front. Recess housing mains gas fired boiler for hot water and central heating. Radiator. 

UTILITY ROOM: Deep butlers sink with cupboards beneath, work surfaces to either side with space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Further storage cupboards above and tall broom cupboard. Terracotta tiled flooring and stable door leading to the side porch and garden and double glazed window to side. 

CLOAKROOM: Double glazed window to side. Close coupled low level WC. Terracotta tiled flooring. 

FIRST FLOOR SPACIOUS LANDING: Airing cupboard with immersion heater and access to loft space. The landing was a single bedroom and could easily revert back if five bedrooms were needed and has double glazed windows with wonderful views. Radiator. Latch doors to:- 

BEDROOM 1: A fine triple aspect room with double glazed windows and vaulted ceiling enjoying country views. Above the en-suite is a mezzanine and loft storage. Satellite TV point. Radiator. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Double glazed window to side. Fitted with a white suite comprising a large double ended bath with central mixer taps and shower attachment with tiled splashback, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback with light above and close coupled low level WC. Ladder style hot towel rail and ceiling spotlights. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 2: Double glazed window with fine views across the field to the front. Fitted with an extensive range of hanging and shelved wardrobe cupboards and dressing table unit with cupboard above. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 3: Double glazed window with views to the front, Radiator. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Double glazed window to side. Fully tiled walls and tiled shower cubicle with power shower with adjustable head, pedestal wash hand basin with light and shaver point above and close coupled low level WC. Ceiling spotlights. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 4: Double glazed window with fine views to the front. Pair of double wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM: Double glazed window to rear with views. Half tiled walls and a white suite comprising of corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled low level WC. Ceiling spotlights. Radiator. 

OUTSIDE: Approached over a long tarmacadam DRIVEWAY is an extensive area of PARKING and TRIPLE GARAGE with three up and over doors, one being electric. Accessed via an internal staircase is a useful storage area above, being fully boarded and would make ideal additional accommodation, subject to any planning permission required. Light, power and water connected. To the side is a LEAN-TO LOG STORE. To the side of the garage is a driveway leading to a FOUR-BAY POLE BARN with outside light and power.

A crazy-paved Yorkshire patio surrounds the house enjoying several sitting-out areas and extensive areas of lawn with shrub and herbaceous borders. A yorkstone path winds up to a timber SUMMERHOUSE and the lawns are interspersed with several established and specimen trees. Beyond the garden is a productive vegetable garden with raised vegetable beds, GREENHOUSE, BRICK POTTING SHED with outside WC and adjoining WOOD STORE. There are three outside water taps and outside lighting. The property also benefits from a fence enclosed PADDOCK enjoying fine views across the valley. In all about 3 acres (tbv). 

TENURE: Freehold 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: By appointment with owners agent, Wood & Pilcher, 27 High Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8JR on 01435 862211 or email us at  

DIRECTIONS: From our offices in Heathfield High Street proceed east along the A265 for approximately 4 miles, passing through Broad Oak. As you enter Burwash Common the entrance to the lane is located on the left hand side after a lay-by and prior to the turning to Stonegate. The driveway to the Farmhouse is then located after a short distance on the right hand side. 


AGENTS NOTE: Please note that not everything in the photography may be included in the sale. 

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22 August 2016


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