5 bedroom detached house for saleBalaclava Lane, Wadhurst, East Sussex
- 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms/shower rooms
- Superb open plan kitchen/dining/family room
- South facing gardens
- Lovely outlook
- Quiet location on the edge of the village
The property is situated in an elevated position on a quiet lane on the outskirts of Wadhurst. The village High Street is approximately 1¼ miles distant and offers an excellent range of shops and services for everyday needs including a Jempson's Local store, café, butcher, baker, greengrocer, bookshop, pharmacy, post office, florist, off licence, banks, public houses, as well as a doctor's surgery, dentist, primary school and the well regarded Uplands Community College and Sports Centre.
For the commuter, Wadhurst mainline station lies within 1¾ miles and provides a regular service to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street in under an hour. The A21 is also within easy and links with the M25. The regional centre of Tunbridge Wells is about 6 miles distant and provides a comprehensive range of amenities including the Royal Victoria Shopping centre, cinema complex and theatres.
The beautiful surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes Bewl Water Reservoir, reputedly the largest area of inland water in the South East, where a wide range of water sports can be enjoyed.
Lowen House is a 1930s detached house with attractive tile hung and brick external elevations beneath a tiled roof and aluminium framed double glazed windows throughout (new in 2016). The property has been completely refurbished and extended over the last two years and provides light, versatile and spacious accommodation of approximately 1,894sq.ft (176sq.m). The house also benefits from a lovely outlook over its gardens and countryside to the front and has a large, well established south facing rear garden.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation includes on the ground floor a reception hall with lovely parquet flooring leading a double aspect sitting room which has an open fireplace fitted with a wood burner. There is a large kitchen/breakfast room, which is open plan to a dining/family room. The kitchen has an extensive range of wall and base units and storage with Corian work surfaces, a stainless steel range cooker with extractor, integrated appliances and a tiled floor with underfloor heating. A door leads out from the kitchen and French doors lead out from the family room to the garden. Doors from the hall also lead to a utility room and a cloakroom. On the first floor there is a spacious landing leading to five bedrooms (four doubles and a single). Two of the bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms (with the master bedroom also having a dressing area) and there is a well appointed family bathroom.
To the front of the property is tarmac driveway providing parking for several vehicles leading to two single garages with a useful workshop behind. There is a good-sized front garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and a well established beech hedge. A path leads around the east side of the house to a terrace and south facing garden, which is laid to lawn and has a variety of mature shrubs and a lovely beech and silver birch tree, as well as a vegetable garden.
Services: Mains water and electricity. Gas-fired central heating
Local Authority: Wealden District Council (01892) 653311
Current council tax band: G
Current EPC Rating: C
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