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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Back Lane, Cross in Hand, Heathfield

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A lovely 1950's family house situated on one of Cross in Hand's most desirable residential roads.
  • Just under 3000 square feet of well-appointed and flexible living accommodation, beautifully presented throughout.
  • Large and spacious kitchen, diner and snug, with wood-burning stove and patio doors to the rear garden.
  • Generous and and versatile ground floor accommodation, with three further reception rooms.
  • Set within an acre of well secluded, west-facing gardens, with extensive garages and a separate workshop.
  • Established orchard of fruit trees and a beautiful woodland backdrop.
  • Fabulous location on this semi-rural road in Cross-In Hand, close to the village and the larger town of Heathfield, with its excellent amenities.

Full description

This spacious, detached 4-bedroom family house, situated on a pretty rural lane on the outskirts of Cross-in-Hand, has been completely renovated by the current owners and is entirely surrounded by its own land of approximately one acre.

This beautifully situated family house has much to offer its new owners. Whether your children are old or young, the spacious ground floor, with its wealth of reception rooms, gives everyone the space they need. Great care has been taken to the layout of this house, so that most rooms enjoy views and access to the beautiful west-facing, level gardens which are a real feature of this property. The house sits very comfortably within its own mature grounds of just over an acre, which house three garages and a workshop.

The property is approached via a gravel driveway leading to the generous parking area, where the garages and workshop are also located. The s expansive gardens entirely surround the property and are mainly laid to lawn, with border planting, established orchard and mature trees.

Back Lane is a very picturesque lane situated just one mile outside the lovely community of Cross in Hand. A bustling village with a bakery, public house, petrol station with shop, tennis, bowling and rugby clubs, this lovely area also benefits from the Isenhurst Country Club with its indoor pool. The local town of Heathfield is just under two miles away and provides a choice of leisure and shopping facilities. Many state and private schools are within easy reach and include Cross in Hand primary school and Heathfield Community College. Buxted Station is under 4.5 miles away and has regular trains to Central London and Gatwick Airport is 31 miles distant. If you want to escape to the coast, then the lovely seaside town of Eastbourne is just 30 miles to the south.

From Tunbridge Wells, take the A267 heading toward Heathfield. Once you reach Cross in Hand, turn right into Back Lane and Lilacs can be found on the right hand side towards the end of the lane, signed by our For Sale Board. From Heathfield, exit the town on Station Road, and turn left onto the A265. Turn left in to Pages Hill, which turns into New Pond Lane after crossing the A267. Continue to the end of New Pond Lane, turn right into Back Lane and Lilacs can be found on your left.

The front door opens to the entrance porch, which is a generous area with plenty of space for coats and boots. A few steps up lead to the hallway, which in turn leads to the family room, sitting room and kitchen / diner / snug. From the sitting room there is a lovely conservatory, which takes full advantage of the views to the mature, rear garden. The kitchen is a truly welcoming space, with integrated appliances and a range of shaker-style cabinetry, complemented beautifully by engineered oak flooring and expansive worktops. The cream wood-burning stove in the snug area makes this a lovely warm space, whatever the weather. The utility room and downstairs WC complete the accommodation of the ground floor. Stairs from the entrance hallway lead to the tranquil master bedroom, with its dressing area and en-suite. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom, leading from the generous landing, which also gives access to the boarded loft.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 January 2017


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