6 bedroom detached house for sale

Sheepstreet Lane, Nr. Ticehurst, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19

Guide Price £3,600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • an exceptional standard of presentation
  • 2 miles Etchingham mainline station
  • London Charing Cross in about 76 minutes
  • south-facing aspect with rural views
  • approximately 10,385 sq ft in total
  • spacious master suite with balcony
  • cinema, games room, option for guest suite
  • grounds of about 2.02 acres
  • tennis court
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial state of the art country house, designed and finished to an exceptional standard, enjoying a rural location with panoramic southerly views and within 2 miles of Etchingham mainline station

Location

Sheepstreet Lane is a delightful rural lane within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, linking the East Sussex villages of Ticehurst (2.1 miles) and Etchingham (2 miles). Local amenities in Ticehurst include a Londis general store with post office, pharmacy, Natwest Bank, greengrocer, dry clearners, public houses and several other individual shops. Both villages have a thriving local community which extends to the running of a bistro and delicatessen in Etchingham. Wadhurst (5.5 miles), Hawkhurst (5.9 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (12.8 miles) offer wider facilties.

Schools:
State and private schools in the area include primary schools in Ticehurst, Stonegate and Etchingham, preparatory schools in Stonegate (Bricklehurst Manor), Hawkhurst (Marlborough House and St. Ronan's) and Cranbrook (Dulwich). Secondary schools include Uplands Community Technology College in Wadhurst, St Leonards-Mayfield School for Girls and Kent Grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.

Mainline rail services:
Etchingham (2 miles) has parking available and services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) in about 1 hr 16 mins and London Cannon Street in about 1 hr 20 mins. Wadhurst (5.5 miles) is also on this line with a journey time to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street of about 1 hour.

Bus:
Regular bus services operate from Ticehurst to Wadhurst and Tunbridge Wells.

Communications:
The A21 is easily accessible at Hurst Green (about 2.6 miles), providing a direct link to the south coast and M25 London orbital. Gatwick Airport lies about 35 miles to the west (about an hour's drive).

Recreation:
The Rother Valley is an historic area with many wonderful walking routes, and used for navigation since the Roman Times. Other nearby attractions include Bewl Water reservoir with walking, riding, sailing and fishing opportunities, Bedgebury Forest and the Ashdown Forest. The south coast is easily accessible by car with sandy beaches at Camber and popular coastal towns including Rye, Hastings and Eastbourne.

Description

Approximately 10,400 sq ft in total comprising:

Ground floor:
- vaulted reception hall
- drawing room
- dining room
- study
- kitchen
- breakfast room
- cloakroom
- conservatory
- utility room

Leisure complex comprising:
- cinema
- games room
- cloakroom
- boiler room
- proposed opportunity to create a guest/staff suite

First floor:
- master bedroom suite comprising private sitting room with balcony, dressing room and bathroom
- 3 bedroom suites

Second floor:
- bedroom suite with dressing room, and shower room
- bedroom with adjoining sitting room and en suite bathroom
- tank room

Outside: In total approximately 2.02 acres
- integral double garage
- gardens to front and back
- flood lit tennis court
- garden store
- greenhouse
- pond

- EPC = C

The exterior of this fascinating property may be traditional Sussex, however, the interior has been given new life. The current owners have passionately created a luxurious ambiance of calm, peace and comfort using beautiful, natural raw materials which are dramatically and stylishly presented and resulted in the property being awarded with the 2014 LABC Buildings' Excellence Award.

On entering the reception hall, full height glass doors allow a glimpse through the heart of the property to the far reaching southerly view beyond. Elegant high ceilings and well proportioned rooms harness the natural light and the stunning interior is dressed with handcrafted bespoke joinery, book matched hand finished high gloss burr walnut veneer, liquid metal, coloured glass, LED lighting and pearlescent porcelain flooring which exudes an iridescent quality. The well designed layout provides versatile accommodation and superb space for entertaining, and the attention to detail and quality of finish is evident throughout. Points of note include:

- double aspect drawing room with wood burning stove, recess log store and full height bi-fold doors opening out to the terrace where the views can be enjoyed;
- the kitchen is a work of art, thoughtfully designed for ease of use and featured in the April 2014 issue of "Utopia Kitchen and Bathrooms Magazine". A circular central preparation area is positioned for enjoyment of the views, while top of the range Miele appliances, including wine fridges, cupboards and superb leather lined storage drawers and shelves are discreetly integrated to the periphery behind hand finished high gloss burr walnut, pearlescent and liquid metal doors, with hidden lighting;
- study with bespoke joinery including liquid metal filing cupboards, two customised birds eye maple desks with concealed wiring and Olympic ring design and access to the terrace;
- twelve seater cinema complex fitted with fine leather hide reclining seats, automated dimmer/blind system and 110" wide screen, high specification JVC 3D HD projector, 7.2 surround system, Blue Ray player, custom walnut furniture and walnut and gold leaf cupboard doors;
- separate games room with bespoke walnut panelling, walnut and glass bar furniture, full size snooker table and pool table and an adjoining cloakroom;
- the first floor features a vast master bedroom suite with an impressive private sitting room with French doors opening out to an oak and glass balcony for the enjoyment of the views, a private cinema system with 65" TV, sound system and bespoke fitted shelving. Master suite controlled by individually programmed I-Pad. A stunning walk in dressing room with wardrobes clad in Italian embossed leather with bronze and silver handles, bronze mirror pilasters and leather clad trinket drawers along with handbag and shoe cabinets. The master bathroom is a place for complete relaxation with ArtCeram and Falper sanitary ware, book matched Titanium granite floors and walls, walk in shower with mood lighting, TV and sound system with mirror speakers and leather wall panels with hidden LED lighting;
- two further double bedrooms, each with a high specification en suite bath/shower room, and a fourth double bedroom with en suite bathroom complete the first floor accommodation;
- 2 further en suite bedrooms on the second floor, together with a sitting room, offers scope for creating a private area, ideal for use by teenage children, or perhaps as additional office space;

Technical specifications include:
- Lutron intelligent lighting throughout;
- Crestron touch panels throughout the ground floor and in the master suite, with the remaining rooms pre-wired, controlling the AV system (music, lighting, Sky radio and gates), also linked to IPad;
- TV points in main rooms linked to one of 3 Sky HD systems;
- BT system with 4 lines;
- CISCO wireless system, 12 camera CCTV security system connected to all televisions with remote access from smart phone, Video Entry System;
- zoned heating with underfloor heating to all bathrooms and kitchen.

Proposed opportunity to create a Guest/Staff Suite:
Our clients have drawn up proposed plans to create a Guest/Staff Suite by reconfiguring the current Games Room to provide the option for additional and adaptable accommodation as outlined in the floor plans.

Outside:
The property sits centrally within a secluded enclosed plot, well back from the lane and enjoys a panoramic rural outlook to the south at the back.
- bespoke electrically operated wrought iron entrance gates;
- meandering driveway down through landscaped borders stocked with mature trees and shrubs, with a small pond;
- parking and turning area to the front of the property and the integral double garage;
- automatic lighting connected to the main house system extending along the extent of the drive and linked to the alarm and gate systems;
- stone terrace extending from the back of the house leading down to a level lawn flanked by mature trees creating an ideal environment for children and animals and the enjoyment of alfresco entertaining and outdoor games;
- greenhouse and garden shed;
- flood lit tennis court.

Services: Oil fired central heating. Private water, mains electricity. Private drainage.

Outgoings: Rother District Council. House: Tax Band

Agents Note: The photographs are dated 2014, 2016 and 2017.

Viewing
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.
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Square Footage: 10,385 sq ft
Acreage: 2.02 Acres

Directions

From Tunbridge Wells proceed out of the town on Frant Road (A267). Continue through Frant and, on leaving the village, take the next road on the left towards Wadhurst (B2099). Continue through Wadhurst and Wallcrouch and into Ticehurst village. In the centre of the village turn right opposite The Bell pub into Church Road. Follow this road, passing the church on your left, out of the village and down into the valley. As the road starts to ascend again turn left into Sheepstreet Lane. The gates to Tamarind will be found on the right hand side. If you reach King Johns Lodge, you have gone too far.


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Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Etchingham (1.4 mi)
  • Stonegate (2.3 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Etchingham (1.4 mi)
  • Stonegate (2.3 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Tunbridge Wells

53 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1XU

01892 323042 Local call rate

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