4 bedroom detached house for saleGoatham Lane, Broad Oak, Brede, East Sussex
Sold STC £895,000
- Solid oak entrance door to entrance hall - oak turned staircase flanked by tall feature window framing the view
- Elegant drawing room enhanced by open fireplace having curved natural stone surround and Tortoise Firebox - two sets of French doors to balcony
- Kitchen/dining room fitted with a comprehensive range of neutrally toned cabinets with smart granite worktops over - quality integral appliances include Hotpoint stainless steel oven and (truncated)
- Bright and airy garden room providing banks of windows and French doors leading directly to terrace
- Snug with garden views
- Well proportioned master nedroom including two double wardrobes & en suite shower room
- Two further 1st floor bedrooms (one is currently used as a study)
- All bath/shower rooms are fitted to a high specification with a variety of luxury features including heated towel rails - beautiful natural stone tiling - double ended bath
- Single garage
- Gardens and grounds of about 0.7 acres including ponds with fountain
Springfield is a contemporary family home, completed in 2010 and constructed of traditional materials to reflect local architecture. The property displays brick and tiled elevations inset with double glazed windows, many of which are self cleaning glass, all under a tiled roof housing dormer windows. The attractive front elevation has warm brick with tile clad first floor and a storm porch supported by oak timbers with matching log store. The rear is particularly striking, virtually symmetrical with the centre-piece being a two storey high pentagon window balanced by matching dormers each side along with a balcony.
Internally, attention to detail is immediately evident with masses of bespoke oak joinery including a beautiful custom made staircase, solid oak flooring and half glazed double doors off the entrance hall. Much of the accommodation is double or triple aspect and there are integral light-wells, taking advantage of high levels of natural light. All principal rooms afford outstanding far reaching rural views. The bright and airy accommodation provides opportunities for great flexibility and could be utilized in a number of ways to suit individual family needs.
Accommodation is arranged on three floors and the drawing room is particularly appealing enhanced by an open fireplace and French doors leading to the balcony. This is thoughtfully designed with glazed panels affording unobstructed views.
The kitchen/dining room is superbly appointed with smart contemporary units and is arranged in an open plan manner, ideal for informal dining and entertaining. Above, the first floor accommodation has dramatic vaulted ceilings and includes three bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. Below, is a delightful garden room, further bedroom and shower room. It should be noted that the property benefits from under-floor heating, all the bath/shower rooms are very well appointed and high levels of storage are provided throughout, much of which has integral lighting.
o Solid oak entrance door to entrance hall - oak turned staircase flanked by tall feature window framing the view
o Elegant drawing room enhanced by open fireplace having curved natural stone surround and Tortoise Firebox - two sets of French doors to balcony
o Kitchen/dining room fitted with a comprehensive range of neutrally toned cabinets with smart granite worktops over - quality integral appliances include Hotpoint stainless steel oven and dishwasher - traditional pantry
o Bright and airy garden room providing banks of windows and French doors leading directly to terrace
o Snug with garden views
o Utility room incorporating an excellent range of contemporary units providing - butler sink - space for appliances
o Well proportioned master bedroom including two double wardrobes & en suite shower room
o Two further 1st floor bedrooms (one is currently used as a study)
o All bath/shower rooms are fitted to a high specification with a variety of luxury features including heated towel rails - beautiful natural stone tiling - double ended bath
The property is approached through solid timber double gates leading to a generous parking and turning area providing space for numerous vehicles. There is also a detached timber built tandem garage. The front garden is well screened by established hedging and well stocked beds by the house filled with flowering shrubs and herbaceous plants create a colourful welcome to the house. Stone pathways from here lead around the house to an east facing stone terrace which creates a secluded spot and on to the rear gardens. These are mainly laid to lawn, gently sloping with a wonderful outlook over adjacent countryside.
Flanking the property is a substantial south facing stone terrace with brick retaining walls at each side creating a sheltered spot, ideal to really take advantage of the orientation. This creates the perfect place to relax and enjoy the wonderful outlook. Sweeping lawns and stone steps lead down to an attractive ornamental pond with modern stone surround. In the centre is a stone pyramid with a solar powered fountain which is a delightful highlight. There is also a natural pond which encourages wildlife visitors into the garden and creates another delightful focal point. The gardens and grounds are flanked by open countryside and amount to about 0.7 acres in all.
o Landscaped Gardens and Grounds of about 0.7 acres in all
o Ornamental Pond with Fountain & Natural Pond
o Timber Tandem Garage ? power and light connected
A21 about 3 miles
Rye 8 miles
Robertsbridge 10 miles
Tenterden 12 miles
Ashford 29 miles
(All distances are approximate)
Springfield is situated in a peaceful rural location benefiting from glorious southerly views within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A short distance from Rye and the coast, local shops are provided in Broad Oak and the historic Cinque Port Towns of Tenterden and Rye provide a good range of shops, restaurants, cultural events and amenities in a picturesque environment. Nearby public footpaths give access to lovely walks over neighbouring countryside and Brede Woods are on the door-step providing further opportunities for rambling and family recreation.
Schools in the area catering for children of all ages in the state and private sector include Brede Primary School, Vinehall School at Robertsbridge, Battle Abbey School, Buckswood School at Guestling and ClaverhamCommunity College at Battle.
The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover, Folkestone and Ashford International which provides high speed services to London St Pancras in only 37 minutes and to the Continent. Alternatively, Robertsbridge provides services direct to Cannon Street and Charing Cross (from 1 hour 20 minutes) or Rye offers a shuttle service to Ashford International (about 20 minutes).
Services: Air source heat pump central heating supplemented by solar panels. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system.
Local Authority: Rother District Council 01424 787878. Tax Band G.
Fixtures and Fittings: Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01580 720000.
From the A21 at Robertsbridge travel south for about 2.5 miles and turn left onto the B2089. Continue for about 0.5 miles to Cripps Corner and carry on for a further 2.5 miles. There are two entrances into Goatham Lane, take the second entrance and Springfield will be found after 350 yards on the left hand side.
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