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Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Detached Property
  • Complete Renovation
  • Development Potential subject to Planning Permission
  • Former Sheltered Accommodation for the Elderly
  • Central Village Location
  • Manager's Flat with Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom
  • Seven Bedrooms with En Suite Facilities
  • Kitchen with separate Utility Area
  • Double Aspect Living Room
  • Dining Room

Full description

Formerly sheltered housing for the elderly this detached property now with development opportunity either as a commercial venture or returning the property back into residential subject to the usual planning consents with spacious accommodation and mature rear garden situated within walking distance to Forest Row village.

Location: Abbeyfield is situated in the centre of Forest Row, within walking distance to Ashdown Forest, which offers over 6,000 acres of glorious heath and woodland. The vibrant village of Forest Row offers a diverse and eclectic range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, together with Parish Church, doctors' and dentists' surgeries. There is a primary school with highly regarded state and private schools in the area including the world famous Michael Hall Rudolph Steiner School being within a walkable distance to Abbeyfield. With the Royal Ashdown Golf Course being on the doorstep, other local leisure pursuits include sailing at Weir Wood Reservoir, gyms, cricket clubs, football and rugby clubs, stately homes and gardens.

East Grinstead is the nearest town and affords more comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities with a railway station providing good commuter links to London and Croydon as well as the newly opened termini for The Bluebell Railway. Other regional centres include Tunbridge Wells and Crawley which both offer mall style shopping, Leisure facilities and hospitals. The coastal town of Brighton is within easy reach by car or bus, providing further extensive shopping, including The Lanes for those extraordinary items. Good road links to the M23/M25 motorways, major other road networks and Gatwick, Stanstead and Heathrow airports.

Accommodation: The current internal accommodation comprises a Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Seven Bedrooms with en suite facilities, an Office/Bedroom Eight, separate ground floor Wet Room, Utility Room, Lift and external Laundry Building.

A Manager's Flat is situated on the first floor with Living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen and Bathroom.

Gardens: To the front of the property there is parking for several cars, assortment of flowering shrubs and trees. There is a car port and access to the rear of the property.

The Rear Garden has a selection of flowering trees, shrubs, evergreen plants, large area of lawn and patio area. There is potential to enhance the gardens.

There is a fire escape from the side area to the first floor lobby.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 August 2016

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