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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Bicycle Arms Road, Rotherfield, East Sussex, TN6

Sold STC £1,175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • period coach house in an AONB
  • 2 miles Mayfield village
  • separate self-contained annexe
  • house: 2,614 sq ft
  • annexe 962 sq ft
  • garage and stables
  • gardens, field and woodland
  • about 7.36 acres
  • about 2.5 miles MLS
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A character detached coach house, together with ancillary accommodation and stabling, set in a semi-rural position, together with about 7.36 acres


The Coach House is situated about 2 miles from the popular village of Mayfield with its excellent amenities including a butcher, baker, chemist, green grocer, hairdressers, florist, delicatessen, cafes, Budgens general store/post office and pubs. Further local amenities at Rotherfield (1.5 miles), including a G.P's. surgery, primary school, chemist, post office and general store. Crowborough (about 4 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (about 8 miles) offer a good selection of supermarkets, high street shops and leisure facilities.


The Coach House: Accommodation of 2,614 sq ft

Ground floor:
- lobby/boot room
- entrance hall
- sitting room
- family room
- kitchen/dining room
- utility room
- 2 bedrooms
- 2 shower rooms
- cloakroom

First floor:
- 2 bedrooms with "Jack and Jill" bathroom
- 3 further bedrooms
- EPC = E

The Annexe:
- open plan living room
- kitchen
- double bedroom with dressing room and shower room
- EPC =D

- detached double garage
- 3 loose boxes
- gardens
- fields
- ponds
- woodland
- parking
- in total about 7.36 acres

Originally serving the impressive Burwood House, The Coach House is now an entity in its own right, set in an attractive position in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with mature gardens, orchards and a pretty meadow bordered by mixed woodland and natural ponds.

The traditional red brick, tile hung, Victorian coach house was converted into residential accommodation approximately 38 years ago. Much of the character and charm remains intact with the retention of many of the original stable fittings creating an interesting feature. Originally the grooms' quarters, the second floor enjoys a lovely outlook over the gardens and grounds, with the principal bedroom fitted with a wide door out to a Juliette balcony.

This well proportioned and adaptable property now offers an opportunity to further enhance the accommodaiton to create an individual detached country home, with the benefit of a separate, self-contained annexe.

The grounds are a superb feature, extending to about 7.36 acres in total. The garden to the rear of the Coach House merges into an orchard, stocked with established apple trees, whilst the Annexe enjoys a lovely position with full height French doors from the bedroom and living room opening out to the original walled estate garden. The field extends from the buildings down to the rear boundary, offering open space for children and animals alike.

Agent's Note:
The vendor has been using the Annexe as accommodation for 13 years. No formal planning permission has been sought, although the property is rated for Council Tax.

State and private schools:
Mayfield Primary and Mayfield School (Girls), Skippers Hill Preparatory (Five Ashes), Bedes in Upper Dicker (a bus stops close to the property), The Beacon (Crowborough), Holmewood House (Langton Green), Wadhurst and Heathfield Community Colleges. Public schools in Tonbridge and Eastbourne, Kent grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.

Mainline rail:
Crowborough (Jarvis Brook) (about 2.5 miles), Wadhurst (about 6.5 miles). Tunbridge Wells (about 8 miles).

The A22 and the A26 to the West and the A21 to the East provide access to the M25, the south coast, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, the Channel Tunnel Terminus and coastal ports.

Mains gas-fired central heating, mains water and electricity, private drainage.

Wealden District Council - 01892 653311. Coach House: Band G, Annexe: Band A.

Strictly by appointment with Savills on 01892 507000. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.

Important Notice
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1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
updated 19/07/16

Square Footage: 2,614 sq ft
Acreage: 7.36 Acres


From Tunbridge Wells, head South on the Frant Road (A267) out of town. Continue through Frant village and Mark Cross. Having entered Argos Hill proceed for about 650 metres before turning right towards Rotherfield on Bicycle Arms Road (B2101). After about 1/3rd of a mile, the entrance to Burwood and The Old Riding School will be seen on the right-hand side. After turning in, bear right and then round to the left and The Coach House will be found at the end of the driveway.

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27 July 2016

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