5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sedlescombe, Battle

Guide Price £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding elevated position with far reaching views
  • Situated in 5 acres with a heated pool and pool house
  • Substantial 5 bedroom home with 3 bathrooms
  • Reception hall, study, drawing room and dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room and laundry/boot room
  • Planning permission granted for an annexe above the garaging
  • Ample off road parking
  • Nearby Robertsbridge has a main line station

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION: Dell View is situated in a rural location close to the picturesque and historic village of Sedlescombe. Sedlescombe has a charming village green, an excellent well stocked friendly general stores/post office, a country pub, a hotel with a swimming pool, bar and restaurant, also there is a tea room/bistro, a garage, an organic vineyard and an antique shop. The neighbouring market town of Battle offers a wide range of historic attractions including Battle's most famous asset the remains of the Battle Abbey, on the site of the defeat of King Harold by William the Conqueror in 1066. The town has a quaint and vibrant high street providing a wide range of shopping, leisure and banking facilities. Sedlescombe has its own popular primary school and there are a range of excellent private and public schools in Battle and Hastings. There is also a good selection of restaurants and fine country inns. The railway stations at Battle and Robertsbridge provide regular main line rail services into central London.  

DESCRIPTION: Dell View is a brick built property with attractive tiling to the first floor elevations all under a hipped and pitched tiled roof. The property dates back to circa 1920 and has been recently extended and renovated providing double glazed windows throughout. The property benefits from two garages with planning permission for an annexe above, a heated swimming pool with a pool house and changing facilities. In addition, there is lapsed planning permission for a two bay cart shed. Subject to further planning, a stable block could be erected as an alternative.

From the front a covered storm porch with flagstone paving leads to a wooden door inset with glazed panel which opens into the: 

RECEPTION HALL: 17'1 x 9'7 (5.21 x 2.94) to furthest point. Ceiling Height 10'0 (3.05). A light and bright, welcoming room with glazed doors opening into the study and guest bedroom/sitting room. Stairs ascend to the first floor landing and stairs descend to a lower level which has solid wood flooring and glazed doors which open into the drawing room, dining room and the shower room. Radiators. Dado rail. A door opens to reveal useful under stairs storage space. Powerpoints.  

STUDY: 14'8 x 14'2 (4.49 x 4.33) into bay. Ceiling Height: 7'9 (2.36). A delightful room with double glazed bay windows overlooking the driveway to the front and a casement window to the side. Featuring a woodburning stove with a tiled hearth and iron mantle over. French chestnut wood flooring. Powerpoints. Two BT points currently providing internet and fax. Radiator. 

GUEST BEDROOM/SITTING ROOM: 14'8 x 14'5 (4.47 x 4.40) into the bay window. Ceiling Height: 9'10 (3.00). A lovely light room with double glazed, bay windows overlooking the driveway to the front. To one corner of the room is a fitted pedestal wash-hand basin with chrome taps over and tiled splashbacks. French chestnut wooden flooring. Powerpoints. Picture rail. Radiator.  

DRAWING ROOM: 17'10 x 17'3 (5.44 x 5.28). Ceiling Height: 9'10 (3.00) to highest point. A stunning double aspect room with glazed doors opening onto the terrace, providing lovely views of the gardens to the rear and beyond. Double glazed casement windows to the side. Featuring a 'tortoiseshell' open log fire with wooden beam over set upon a polished limestone hearth. French chestnut wood flooring. Radiators. Powerpoints. BT Point.  

SHOWER ROOM: 7'7 x 5'8 (2.33 x 1.73). Ceiling Height: 7'9 (2.37). A contemporary styled room, fitted with a white-suite comprising a low-level WC, a circular wash-hand basin set upon a vanity unit with chrome taps over and a double Bristan shower with large chrome shower head attachment over. Attractive display niche to one wall. Chrome heated towel rail. Complementary tiling to the walls and floor. Over mirror lighting and recessed spotlights. 

DINING ROOM: 11'1 x 15'9 (4.81 x 3.38). Ceiling Height: 9'11 (3.03) to highest point. A light and airy room with glazed double doors opening onto the paved terrace to the rear which provides views over the gardens and beyond. A further casement window to the side. A feature of the room is a brick-built fireplace inset with a woodburning stove set upon a quarry tiled hearth with quarry tiled mantle over. Display niche. To one side of the fireplace are fitted cupboards housing the immersion heater with central heating controls and storage space above. French chestnut wood flooring. Radiator. Powerpoints. Picture rail.

An opening leads to wooden steps which descend to the kitchen. These steps are on a hinge and lift up providing access to the wine cellar 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16'0 x 9'9 (4.90 x 2.97) to furthest point. Ceiling Height: 9'10 (3.01). An attractive double aspect room, with casement windows providing views over the gardens and the swimming pool. Fitted with a range of shaker-style wall and base units with stone worktop over, inset with a stainless steel sink with drainer and chrome mixer taps over. A range of Neff appliances include a five ring gas hob, an extractor hood and a fitted oven. A feature of the room is an attractive Rayburn inset within a chimney breast. Space and plumbing is provided for a dishwasher. Complementary tiling to the walls and ceramic tiled floor. Radiator. Heated towel rail. Loft hatch. An opening leads into the: 

REAR HALL: 8'11 x 4'0 (2.73 x 1.22). Ceiling Height: 11'7 (3.53). A half glazed wooden door opens to the side and the gardens leading to the swimming pool. Fitted butler sink with chrome taps over. Complementary tiling to the walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Steps ascend to the laundry room which is divided from the hall by a wooden banister. 

LAUNDRY ROOM: 14'3 x 9'7 to furthest point. Ceiling Height: 8'3 (2.52). Fitted with a matching range of shaker-style wall and base units with wooden worktop over. Complementary tiling to the walls. Ceramic tiling to the floor. Space and plumbing is provided for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A wooden panelled door leads to the driveway to the front. Radiator. Powerpoints.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: 28'0 x 6'6 (8.54 x 1.99) to furthest point. Ceiling Height: 7'9 (2.37). Doors open into the master bedroom, bedroom 4, bedroom 3, the family bathroom and bedroom 2. A skylight window provides natural light. A small door opens to reveal eaves storage space. Wall lights.  

MASTER BEDROOM: 14'2 x 12'4 (4.32 x 3.78). Ceiling Height: 7'10 (2.40). A stunning room with double glazed, casement windows providing wonderful views over the gardens to the rear, the pool and the surrounding countryside. Powerpoints. Radiator. Recessed halogen spotlights. A door opens to reveal a walk-in wardrobe with lighting and a decorative door opens to reveal a further wardrobe. A second door opens into the: 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7'8 x 5'9 (2.35 x 1.77). Ceiling Height: 7'11 (2.42) to highest point. Fitted with a white-suite comprising a low-level WC, an oval wash-hand basin inset within a vanity unit with chrome mixer taps over and fitted cupboard above. One Briston double shower unit with chrome taps. Complementary tiling to the walls and floor. One skylight window. Radiator. Extractor Fan. 

BEDROOM 4: 14'9 x 10'2 (4.50 x 3.10) to furthest point. Ceiling Height: 7'11 (2.43) to highest point. Casement windows overlook the garden to the front. A cupboard opens to reveal eaves storage space and a separate cupboard provides storage above the stairs. Powerpoints. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 3: 13'2 x 10'0 (4.03 x 3.04). ceiling Height: 7'10 (2.40) to highest point. Double glazed casement windows overlook the gardens to the front. Wood effect flooring. Powerpoints. Radiator.  

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10'7 x 5'8 (3.24 x 1.74). Ceiling Height: 6'10 (2.08) to highest point. Fitted with a white suite comprising a low-level WC, pedestal wash-hand basin with chrome taps over and a free standing roll-top bath with chrome mixer taps and telephone style hand-held shower attachment over. Complementary tiling to the walls and floor. A hidden door opens to reveal further eaves storage. Towel rail.  

BEDROOM 2: 18'7 x 11'7 (5.66 x 3.53). Ceiling Height: 7'11 (2.42). Steps descend into this room which has double glazed casement windows providing a view of the garden to the front and driveway. Fitted wardrobes. Wood effect flooring. Powerpoints. Radiator. Wall lights.  

OUTSIDE: (in all approximately 5 Acres - unmeasured). The property is accessed via a gravelled driveway set between two brick pillars from where there are wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. To the right of the driveway is an area of land which has lapsed PLANNING PERMISSION for a single storey TWO BAY OPEN CART SHED with side storage. Alternatively subject to further planning a stable block could be erected here.

The driveway continues round to a large parking and turning area providing parking for several cars and leading to two single GARAGES: 17'3 x 9'3 (2.83 x 5.26) with power and lighting. One garage houses the central heating boiler. There is current PLANNING PERMISSION for an ANNEXE above the garages.

The property is well screened from the road by a variety of mature trees and shrubs and there are pretty flower and shrub beds to either side of the driveway.

To the side of the garage a wrought iron gate opens onto an Indian sandstone pathway and steps leading to the gardens to the rear. The paved pathway continues around to the rear of the property and opens out onto a beautiful raised terraced area with a covered pergola. This delightful terrace provides magnificent views of the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with a variety of mature specimen trees and pretty flower and shrub beds. The pathway continues around to the far side of the house where there is a GREENHOUSE, whilst below the raised terrace, wooden trellis-style doors open to reveal an extensive log storage area beneath.

From the raised terrace, steps descend to a further terrace and seating area and access is provided to the stunning kidney shaped heated SWIMMING POOL with paved surround and POOL HOUSE with CHANGING ROOM: 11'7 x 6'5 (3.55 x 1.97) and PUMP ROOM: 6'8 x 6'6 (2.05 x 1.99).

The lawns lead down to the paddock area which is currently unfenced. To one side is a useful wooden STORAGE SHED: 10'4 x 8'5 (3.15 x 2.57) and further down a wooden FIELD SHELTER: 14'0 x 9'0 (4.28 x 2.74). At the far end of the paddock are protected bluebell woods and one boundary of the woods backs onto farmland. The gardens and paddocks are bordered by many mature trees with a small stream to one side.  

SERVICES: Mains water, gas and electricity. Private cesspit drainage. Broadband.  

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rother District council, band D. 

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28 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Battle (2.9 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (3.6 mi)
  • Doleham (4.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Battle (2.9 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (3.6 mi)
  • Doleham (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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