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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Moat Lane, Waldron, East Sussex

Under Offer £1,295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exceptional detached country home
  • Semi rural position
  • 10 acres
  • A number of barns/stables/outbuildings
  • 6 bath/shower rooms
  • 5/6 bedrooms
  • Impressive master suite
  • Stunning rural views
  • Surrounded by open countryside

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional five/six bedroom (6 bath/shower room) detached character country home occupying a stunning rural position with 10 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland. With a number of barns/office/outbuildings and a stable block, surrounded by open countryside.

Scallow Wish has been significantly improved and extended by the current owners affording 3,386 sq ft of accommodation spanning over 2.5 storeys. Position off a rarely used country lane, surrounded by open countryside with the majority of the rooms enjoying stunning rural views across the gardens and neighbouring farmland beyond. Believed to be a former school house the property affords many period features, having been finished to an exacting standard throughout. The property boasts a beautifully fitted kitchen with country style units and granite work surfaces, opening to an impressive triple aspect 30'7 x 10'11 breakfast/family room enjoying pleasant rural views, a magnificent master bedroom suite and luxury bath/shower suites are just some features to mention. Comprising in brief on the ground floor; a covered porch, entrance hallway, an impressive sitting room with Scandinavian wood burning stove and patio door leading to a seating terrace, a beautifully fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces and country style units, a triple aspect breakfast/family room, boot room, dining room, a music room, a separate study, a ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. From the dining room a staircase descends to the lower ground floor, fitted with kitchen units to the eye and base level with a door leading to a further seating terrace, a laundry room and a separate shower room. From the hallway there are two staircases which lead to the first floor, which provides a master bedroom suite with lounge area and en-suite bathroom with freestanding roll top bath, a guest bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, two further bedrooms and a separate shower room. The gardens and grounds are a particulars feature with formal gardens surrounding the property with a number of seating terraces enjoying a fine outlook. A mixture of paddocks and woodland extending to 10 acres with a number of substantial barns, outbuildings and a stable block (In particular a fully insulated working office) which provide a number of uses, all adjoining the neighbouring country side.


LOCATION
Scallows Wish is beautifully situated in a peaceful rural setting surrounding by open countryside on the outskirts of the Village. The village itself is one of the most desirable in Sussex with its charming village pub, historic church and local shops/tea rooms. The Village of East Hoalthy is within approx. 1.9 miles, boasting numerous associations and clubs and offers a strong sense of village community. Local facilities include a village shop, two popular public inns, primary and junior schools, all weather tennis courts, church and a local bus service which links with the neighbouring towns and districts. A more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found in either Heathfield or Uckfield town centre both offering a vast array of shopping and leisure facilities. Rail services can be found at nearby Buxted offering services to London in just over an hour while further services can be found at Stonegate, Etchingham and Lewes all offering a regular rail service to London. The coastal resorts of Brighton and Eastbourne are seventeen and eighteen miles respectively whilst the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is some eighteen miles to the North.


The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

WIDE GABLED ENTRANCE PORCH: Quarry tiled terrace, solid wooden door into: ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Cornice ceiling, wall light points, radiators, staircase rising to the: FIRST FLOOR LANDING.

DINING ROOM: Double aspect with attractive sash windows enjoying a pleasant view over the surrounding gardens, cornice ceiling, radiators, twin doors opening to the:

MUSIC ROOM: Sash window overlooking the gardens to the side of the property, cornice ceiling, radiator.

STUDY: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, cornice ceiling, radiator, useful walk-in under stairs cupboard.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM: Triple aspect with UPVC double glazed windows into an attractive bay enjoying a pleasant view over the gardens, picture rails, radiator. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising double width walk-in shower with wall mounted chrome mixer tap and handheld shower attachment, fully tiled, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, heated ladder style towel rail, high level useful built-in cupboard, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property.

INNER HALLWAY: Wooden door giving access to the front of the property, radiator, staircase rising to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING.

SITTING ROOM: Attractive sash windows enjoying a pleasant view of the gardens to the side of the property, cornice ceiling, picture rails, attractive inglenook style fireplace with timber mantle, Scandinavian wood burning stove, radiators, wooden multi pane glass patio door giving access to the side terrace, attractive recess brick arch with shelving and cupboard beneath, dado rails.

KITCHEN: Comprising one and a half bowl stainless steel recess sink with free standing chrome mixer tap set in a granite work surface with a matching range of country style units to eye and base level with brushed steel door furniture, retractable bin beneath and integrated Neff dishwasher. Further granite work surface with built-in Neff ceramic hob, cupboards and drawers beneath, high level built-in Siemens double oven and warming plate, tall larder style units with shelving and recessed American style Neff fridge/freezer, built-in wine racks, tiled flooring, insert spotlighting.

BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM: Triple aspect with UPVC double glazed window enjoying stunning views across the gardens and neighbouring countryside beyond, free standing dresser with display cabinets, drawers, wine rack, and cupboard beneath, radiators, wood laminate flooring, insert spotlighting, staircase descending to the LOWER GROUND FLOOR:

BOOT ROOM: Wooden door with insert glass giving access to a further seating terrace, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the side, tiled flooring, radiator.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR: Wooden door with multi-pane glass giving access to a flagstone seating terrace, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side, American style fridge/freezer, granite work surface with a matching range of units and drawers to eye and base level, tiled flooring.

SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising glass enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome mixer tap and handheld shower attachment, low level WC, wall mounted corner wash basin, tiled splash-back, heated ladder style towel rail, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, inset spotlighting.

LAUNDRY ROOM: Comprising stainless steel single bowl and drainer with free standing chrome mixer tap set in a granite work surface with a matching range of units to eye and base level with brushed chrome door furniture, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, tiled flooring, inset spotlighting, high level UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Comprising panel enclosed spa bath, low level WC, separate curved shower with sliding glass screen with jet spa and central shower rose, handheld shower attachment, tiled flooring, fully tiled walls, pedestal wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, heated ladder style towel rail, inset spotlighting, extractor fan, radiator.

From the ENTRANCE HALLWAY: a staircase rises to the: PART GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Useful walk-in cupboard with inset spotlighting.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE: Part vaulted ceiling, double aspect with UPVC double glazed windows overlooking both sides of the property enjoying stunning views towards the neighbouring countryside, extensive range of built-in wardrobes with sliding doors, hanging rail, built-in shelving, inset spotlighting, useful low level storage, shallow steps descend to a: LOUNGE AREA. EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising free standing roll top bath with chrome mixer tap, wall mounted wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, low level WC, separate double width shower cubicle with sliding glass screen, wall mounted chrome taps and handheld shower attachment, radiator, double aspect with Velux window overlooking one side of the property, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear gardens, inset spotlighting.

INNER LANDING: Staircase descending to the: GROUND FLOOR: Glass atrium.

SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising glass enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome mixer tap, handheld shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, tiled splash-back, radiator, tiled flooring, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, inset spotlighting.

BEDROOM 2: Part vaulted, double aspect with UPVC double glazed windows enjoying stunning views towards the neighbouring countryside, radiator, built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving.

GUEST BEDROOM: Double aspect with UPVC double glazed windows overlooking both sides of the property enjoying stunning views towards the neighbouring countryside, radiator, hatch giving access to loft space. DRESSING ROOM: and EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Double width walk-in shower with curved glass screen, chrome taps with handheld shower attachment, shower rose, low level WC, wall mounted wash basin with free standing chrome mixer tap, tiled splash-back, heated ladder style towel rail, tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 4: UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the side of the property, eaves storage cupboard, radiator. WALK-IN TANK ROOM: Velux window overlooking the side of the property, insert spotlighting.

OUTSIDE

The front of the property is approached via a picket style gate and brick pathway way which leads to the covered porch. The gardens and grounds surround the property on all sides forming a mixture of PADDOCKS (which are water fed), formal gardens with a number of seating terraces and an attractive large DUCK POND and WOODLAND hosting an array of bluebells.

To one side property lies a brick paved seating terrace with feature POND and water fall with a level lawn and PITCHED ROOFED GLASSHOUSE. A five bar gate give access to a courtyard which provides parking for a number of vehicles and in turn leads to a substantial cladded DETACHED BARN with an attractive clay pitched roof incorporating a DOUBLE GARAGE: 22'10 x 13'10 with timber doors, a 20'5 x 13'2 OFFICE: fully insulated with power and light connected, wood flooring, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, sash windows overlooking the front, useful door giving access to the rear and outside courtesy lighting. ADJOINING UTILITY/OFFICE: 18'1 x 7' Comprising roll edge work surface with units beneath, space for fridge, power and light connected, electric heating.

TIMBER BARN with CAR PORT: 28'9 x 22'6, OFFICE STORE: 21'9 X 13'9, WORKSHOP/STORE: 14'6 X 11'9 all with power and light connected. A paved path leads to a useful STABLE BLOCK: 12'1 x 10'1 and 12'1 x 10'8, FOOD STORE: 12'1 X 7'11 and TACK ROOM. DETACHED TRACTOR BARN: 27' x 22'6 and adjoining THREE BAY POLE BARN: 34'9 X 12'5 further gate giving road access. A Pathway through the bluebell woodland leads to approximately a 3 acre PADDOCK with HAMMER POND.


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