3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7

Under Offer £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming character cottage occupying gardens, grounds and paddock of 0.66 acres
  • Footpath leading directly to Pooh Bridge, inspiration behind A.A Milne's Winnie The Pooh books
  • Stunning far reaching views
  • Impressive re-fitted kitchen/dining room with doors to gardens
  • Sitting room with open fireplace
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Detached recently constructed timber outbuilding
  • Large driveway
  • Edge of the highly desirable village of Hartfield

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming character cottage enjoying fine far reaching rural views occupying gardens, grounds and paddock extending to 0.66 of an acre. The property forms part of the breath-taking Ashdown Forest and an adjacent public footpath provides direct access to Pooh Bridge, the inspiration behind A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh books.There is tremendous scope for enlargement, subject to the necessary planning consents to provide a substantial two storey extension. The gardens, grounds and outside space are a particular feature with a paved patio immediately adjoining the rear of the property the remainder laid to lawn to one side of which is a recently constructed detached timber outbuilding which could be used as a home office/work shop if required. Beyond the gardens there is a post and rail enclosed paddock which affords a fine backdrop, the total plot extends to 0.66 of an acre. The accommodation comprises in brief a reception hall, a utility room/study, an attractive sitting room with inglenook fireplace and double doors opening to the patio and gardens and a stunning open plan 23' x 13' re-fitted kitchen/dining room with integrated appliances and Corian work surfaces. From the reception hall, a staircase rises to the split level first floor landing, a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside positioned to the front of the house there is a large gravel driveway/parking area providing parking for a number of vehicles. The rear gardens enjoy a fine southerly aspect whilst further forest/country views can be enjoyed to the front of the house. EPC Band E.

LOCATION
The property is pleasantly positioned in an elevated location on the outskirts of the highly desirable village of Hartfield. Hartfield village boasts a range of public facilities including a village shop, tea rooms, a butchers/farm shop, a doctor's surgery and a highly regarded primary school as well as a country pub. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and for being the gateway to the breath-taking Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind AA. Milnes Winnie the Pooh books and provides vast scenic walks and bridle paths. Nearby Forest Row offers an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities for day to day needs including two mini supermarkets. The regional centres in the area, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells are approximately six and seven miles away respectively both offering rail services to London. The nearest railway stations are Cowden and Ashurst which provide services to London Bridge and Victoria in just under one hour. There are bus services providing a regular service from Hartfield to Tunbridge Wells (including a school bus) and to East Grinstead and Crawley.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

Front door with double glazed leaded light insert into: RECEPTION HALL: staircase rising to the first floor landing, under-stairs storage cupboard, timber flooring.

UTILITY ROOM/STUDY: 11'11 x 8'8 comprising one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with cupboards and space for domestic appliances under, adjoining work surfaces, leaded light UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property enjoying outstanding far reaching rural views, radiator, timber flooring.

SITTING ROOM: 15' 10'7 UPVC double glazed double doors opening to the rear patio and gardens, stunning inglenook fireplace with recessed cast iron wood burning stove, radiator, archway into kitchen/dining room.

RE-FITTED KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' x 13' beautifully re-fitted with a modern range of units to eye and base level and comprising recessed double bowl Franke sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards, drawers and concealed Neff dishwasher beneath. Adjoining Corian work surfaces, inset five ring stainless steel Neff gas hob with extractor canopy over and pan drawers beneath, further range of units to eye and base level, built-in Neff stainless steel double ovens with cupboards above and below, adjacent integrated tall standing fridge, large island with Corian surface over, glazed display units beneath, retractable corner carousel unit, under unit spotlighting, leaded light UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property enjoying breath-taking, far reaching rural views, spotlighting, double glazed double doors with adjacent floor to ceiling side panels opening to the rear terrace and gardens, walk-in storage cupboard.

From the reception hall a staircase rises to the: SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR LANDING: hatch giving access to loft space.

MASTER BEDROOM: 15'7 x 12'10 twin Velux windows overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning views across the gardens and grounds, radiator, laminate flooring, door into: EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7'9 x 6'3 fitted with a luxurious white suite and comprising enclosed corner bath with chrome telephone style mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, heated chrome ladder style towel rail.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 9'1 leaded light UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning far reaching views across the gardens and grounds, built-in shelved storage cupboard, radiator.

BEDROOM 3: 11'11 x 8'8 leaded light UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property enjoying fine far reaching rural views, radiator, ceiling timbers.

FAMILY BATHROOM: fitted with a modern white suite and comprising enclosed bath with wall mounted shower unit and fully tiled surround, low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, UPVC double glazed window to front enjoying outstanding and far reaching rural views, heated chrome ladder style towel rail.

OUTSIDE

REAR GARDENS
A paved patio immediately adjoins the rear of the property providing a secluded sun trap beyond which is an area of garden laid predominately to lawn and enclosed by post and rail fencing. Positioned to one side of the garden is a recently constructed TIMBER OUTBUILDING which could be used as a home office or work shop if required. To the rear of the plot is an enclosed paddock bound by post and rail fencing and mature trees, the whole affording a stunning open outlook and offering fine southerly views. The total plot extends to 0.66 acres.

The property is approached via a driveway which leads to a LARGE GRAVEL PARKING AREA providing parking for an extensive number of vehicles.


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  • Ashurst (3.1 mi)
  • Eridge (4.1 mi)
  • Cowden (4.3 mi)
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  • Ashurst (3.1 mi)
  • Eridge (4.1 mi)
  • Cowden (4.3 mi)
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The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

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