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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Beech Hill, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5

Guide Price £3,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • beautiful unlisted 6 bedroom farmhouse
  • detached pool house barn
  • far-reaching rural southerly views
  • extensive mature gardens and grounds
  • total 7,287 sq ft, with pool house barn
  • 32 acres of pasture, ponds & lakes
  • 20 additional acres available to rent
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Approached over a sweeping private drive through woodland, sandstone outcrops and mature, colourful gardens, an historic farmhouse, standing in an elevated, rural position with far reaching views across a lake and 32 acres of well fenced, productive pasture and beyond to neighbouring farm and woodland in the Tidebrook Valley.

Location

Wadhurst Village, Royal Tunbridge Wells, the delightful village of Mayfield and Mainline Stations are all nearby. Wadhurst (about 2 miles) offers a wide selection of local shops including butcher, grocer, delicatessen, post office, library, bank, chemist, hairdressers, hardware store, cafes, supermarkets, fuel station and two garages. Comprehensive shopping is catered for in the famous Pantiles and Tunbridge Wells.

Mainline rail: Wadhurst and Tunbridge Wells with trains to London Bridge, Waterloo, Cannon Street and Charing Cross from 50 minutes (Tunbridge Wells to London).

State and Private schools: Sacred Heart independent preparatory school, Wadhurst Primary and Uplands Community College in Wadhurst. Bricklehurst Manor (Stonegate), Holmewood House (Langton Green), Marlborough House and St. Ronan's (Hawkhurst) and Vinehall (Robertsbridge) Independent secondaries in Benenden, Mayfield, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks, grammar schools in Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.

The A267 Frant Road links to the A21 and onto the M25 (junction 5). Gatwick airport about 31.5 miles to the west. Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone about 42 miles to the east. Central London about 47 miles.

Please note all mileages are approximate

Description

The National Archives hold the original Farm Accounts Ledger beginning in 1689 and records in great detail with endearing historic anecdotes, the daily costs of trade and running the farm in £s, Shillings and Pence.

In 1723 Edward and Mary Luck took over Pennybridge Farm and moved into the old Tudor Farmhouse with their children Thomas aged 11, Edward and Mary twins aged 10, John aged 6 and Richard aged 3.

The Farmhouse offers 4,400 sq ft of well laid out family accommodation on three floors with high ceilings and bright, well lit rooms radiating off the central Hall that features a large Inglenook fireplace

The "pool house" doubles as secondary accommodation and workshops of over 2,800 sq ft. adjacent to the 45' swimming pool, completing the courtyard homestead, surrounded by mature, landscaped and colourful gardens, featuring an Edwardian water rockery and numerous mature shrubs and trees, turning circle and 3 bay garage beside the Duck Pond.

Accommodation main house
- sitting room
- drawing room
- dining room
- study
- farmhouse kitchen
- playroom/office
- orangery
- utility room
- two cloakrooms
- 6 double bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms

Detached ancillary accommodation
- 19th Century 'Pool House

Square Footage: 4,410 sq ft
Acreage: 32.6 Acres

Directions

Form central Tunbridge Wells, proceed in a southerly direction out of town on Nevill Street/Frant Road (A267). Continue through Frant before turning left on the B2099 towards Wadhurst.

Continue along this road for about 3.3 miles, passing the petrol station on the left, and take the first right into Mayfield Lane, the B2100. Continue for about 1.5 miles and, having passed the turning into Fairglen Road on the right, the driveway to Pennybridge Farm will be found after a short distance on the left hand side, after Pennybridge House.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 July 2016

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