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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Rock Lane, Hastings, East Sussex, TN35


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Tenure: Freehold

Old Coghurst Farm is within walking distance of the small hamlet of Three Oaks with village hall and pub. The historic town of Hastings lies within 4 miles claiming its fame from the Battle of Hastings and later as an important fishing port. It provides extensive shopping, restaurants and rail links to London. Battle and Robertsbridge are both within 10 miles with further amenities and rain links to London as well as Ashford International station with frequent high speed connections to London and the continent. The nearby A21 links to the M25 for easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

There are excellent sporting facilities in East Sussex with numerous golf courses including Crowborough Beacon Golf Club and Rye Golf Club as well as fishing and sailing. The area is well served with excellent state and independents schools including Vinehall at Robertsbridge, Marlborough House School, Dulwich Preparatory School and Benenden School in Cranbrook, Eastbourne College and Kings School Canterbury.

Old Coghurst Farm is available as a whole or in 5 separate lots:
Lot 1 £925,000
Lot 2 £110,000
Lot 3 £455,000
Lot 4 £130,000
Lot 5 £180,000

The house offers versatile living accommodation with well-proportioned rooms, many with dual aspect enjoying the countryside views beyond. The front door opens into a bright entrance hall off which lies the panelled drawing room with fireplace and dual aspect windows, sitting room and cloakroom. In addition, there is a separate study with built in cupboards. The kitchen / breakfast room retains its traditional terracotta tiles and also benefits from a four door AGA and there is a large pantry / utility room.

The kitchen leads into the garden room with French doors to the back of the house and sliding patio doors out into the patio and garden beyond. There is also a large cellar which, subject to planning, could be converted to a large games room.

On the first floor there is a master en-suite with built in cupboards and original fireplace alcove. There are a further two good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom all benefiting from countryside views. Bedroom 2 also has the benefit of access via the backstairs from the kitchen. On the second floor are two further bedrooms and bathroom.

Gardens & Grounds
Old Coghurst Farm is approached via a private driveway leading to a parking sweep at the back of the house. The main garden is situated to the rear of the property extending in all to 3.45 acres with views over the adjoining land in Lot 2 and 3. It is mainly lawned with mature shrubs, trees and planted beds with beautiful views beyond. In addition, there is a heated outdoor pool and astroturf tennis court. There are a useful range of outbuildings which offer potential for alternative ancillary uses (subject to planning). The buildings are shown on the more detailed plan.


Adjoining the house are 4 blocks of land comprising arable pasture and woodland extending to 117.50 acres in all. The land is part of the Hastings Beds being interbedded clay, silts, siltstones, sands and sandstone commonly found in the High Weald and southeast England. The land has been lotted but it may be possible for alternative lotting during the sale process.

Lot 2: A parcel of arable land of 10.57 acres

Lot 3: A parcel of arable, pasture and woodland of 65.90 acres

Lot 4: A compact parcel of arable / pasture of 18.50 acres

Lot 5: A parcel of arable / pasture of 22.53 acres

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04 October 2016

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