4 bedroom detached house for sale

Gillridge Lane, Rural Crowborough, TN6

£999,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

PRICE RANGE: 999,950 - 1,100,000 A handsome 4 bedroom detached farmhouse with outbuildings in a rural location offering access to Eridge railway station, Crowborough town centre and Tunbridge Wells. Orznash Forge dates from the 1700's behind the original house is a substantial contemporary extension that houses a superb open plan kitchen/dining/living area. The house sits within gardens and grounds of approximately 1 acre, the extensive outbuildings are currently used as a workshop, stables and a hay barn but subject to the right consent could be converted to a holiday let or ancillary accommodation. The property is offered for sale with vacant possession.The accommodation comprises in brief on the ground floor: a reception hall, cloakroom, study, playroom, sitting room with wood burning stove, a generous size utility/boot room and a magnificent open plan kitchen/dining/family room with two sets of glazed double doors opening on to the terrace and garden with stunning views across the countryside. The staircase leads from the hall to the first-floor landing. There are four good sized bedrooms, a family bath/shower room and a further bathroom. Planning permission has been granted for a further bedroom and jack and jill bathroom, detailed Plans are available on request. Outside the property is approached via two five bar timber gates which lead to a driveway to one side of which is a detached English Heritage double car port. The garden and grounds surround the property on all sides and afford a fine rural outlook to both the front and rear.

LOCATION
Orznash Forge is beautifully positioned in a peaceful rural location along a rarely used, no through lane it is surrounded by open fields and rolling countryside which provide extensive scenic walks and exceptional hacking yet is within striking distance of Crowborough town centre and around 8 miles from the spa town of Tunbridge Wells. Crowborough provides a good selection of supermarkets, including Waitrose, Morrisons and Tesco, a public library, restaurants and shops. The area is very well served with good schooling, The Warren Nursey is at the top of Gillridge Lane, the highly acclaimed Groombridge St Thomas' Primary School is near by, St Johns Primary School, and the popular Beacon Community School. In addition Holmewood House Prep School, Rose Hill Prep School are in Tunbridge Wells and Brambletye Prep School bus collects from the top of Gillridge Lane.

Sporting facilities within the area include Crowborough Leisure Centre and two golf courses. The stunning 6,000 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind A.A Milne's Winnie the Pooh books is also within very close proximity offering numerous outdoor pursuits and vast scenic walks.

London Bridge and Charring Cross Stations are accessible in approximately an hour from Eridge Station or Crowborough railway station (both approximately 2.5 miles away).

DIRECTIONS
Travelling south from Tunbridge Wells on A26 at the traffic lights turn right along London Road continue for about 0.5 miles take the fourth turning on the right beside the red pillar box into Gillridge Lane. Continue along this lane for about 1.25 miles past Gillridge Barn and onto the unmade road where Orznash Forge is on the right-hand side.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

Front door into RECEPTION HALL: 14'3 x 12'3 windows overlooking both sides and the front of the property, fireplace recess, staircase rising to the first-floor landing, wall light points, exposed beams, oak floorboards.

CLOAKROOM: comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash-back, tiled flooring.

PLAYROOM: 9'11 x 9'8 double glazed window to side, spotlighting, exposed oak floorboards.

STUDY: 12'3 x 11' double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, attractive fireplace with decorative surround, tiled inserts and granite hearth, built-in bookcases with cupboards beneath.

SITTING ROOM: 18' x 12'1 twin double-glazed windows overlooking the front of the property, fireplace with recessed cast iron wood burning stove, granite hearth, wall light points.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 36' x 24'6 beautifully re-fitted with Neptune kitchen units to eye and base level and comprising twin recessed ceramic sinks with mixer tap, cupboards beneath. Composite works surfaces, retractable dustbin store and integrated Neff dishwasher, built-in Neff double ovens with cupboards above and below, further range of units to eye and base level, recess for American style fridge/freezer with units above, twin plate range with glazed splashback and extractor over, integrated wine rack, breakfast bar providing seating for four, under unit spotlighting, double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, two sets of double glazed double doors with adjacent floor to ceiling windows enjoying a stunning view across the adjoining
farmland and countryside. Further floor to ceiling double glazed window to side, Limestone flooring with under-floor heating.

UTILITY ROOM: comprising one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard beneath. Adjoining work surface, further range of units to eye and base level, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, double glazed windows overlooking the side of the property, stable style door with double glazed insert opening to the rear path and gardens, tiled flooring.

From the reception hall, a staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING: spotlighting, built-in shelved storage cupboards, further built-in double cupboard with mirror fronted sliding doors, double glazed window to front.

MASTER BEDROOM: 17'4 x 12'3 double aspect room, double glazed windows overlooking the front and rear of the property enjoying stunning views across the adjoining fields and countryside, wall light points, hatch giving access to loft space.

BEDROOM 2: 12'3 x 11'1 double glazed windows overlooking the front of the property enjoying stunning views across the countryside opposite, twin built-in wardrobes, wall light points.

BEDROOM 3: 22'6 x 9'9 twin double glazed windows overlooking the rear of the property enjoying outstanding views, eaves storage cupboard, exposed oak floorboards, spotlighting.

BEDROOM 4: 12'1 x 9'11 double glazed window overlooking the front of the property.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM: re-fitted with a white suite and comprising enclosed bath, chrome mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, fully tiled enclosed double width shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome shower unit, wide soaker rose, vanity unit with inset wash basin, low level WC, tiled flooring, double glazed window overlooking the side of the property enjoying breath-taking views, spotlighting, heated chrome ladder style towel rail.

SECOND BATHROOM: comprising enclosed bath, telephone style mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, fully tiled surround, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash-back, double glazed window to side, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, tiled flooring, spotlighting.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via twin five bar timber gates which give access to a driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles. To one side of the driveway there is a English Heritage DOUBLE CAR PORT: with storage space above. The driveway continues to one side of the property and leads to an area of hardstanding which in turn gives access to the stable courtyard and outbuildings.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
A paved patio immediately adjoins the rear of the property with the remainder laid to lawn bound in part by natural hedging and post and rail fencing affording a stunning view across the adjoining fields and countryside.
Within the gardens there are mature apple trees and a two Quince bushes to the far end of the plot is a gate which gives access to an area of adjoining woodland with an extensive footpath network. Within the plot there is a DETACHED PITCHED ROOF BUILDING: 24' x 8'7 which comprises two stables and a large barn. To the front of this building there is an area of concrete hardstanding to one side of which is a FURTHER OUTBUILDING/WORKSHOP: 11'6 x 8'7. These outbuildings could be converted to provide holiday let/ancillary accommodation subject to the necessary consents. The gardens surround the property on all sides and the total plot extends to about an acre.


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  • Crowborough (2.5 mi)
  • Ashurst (3.5 mi)
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The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

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Nearest stations

  • Eridge (1.4 mi)
  • Crowborough (2.5 mi)
  • Ashurst (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansell McTaggart, Crowborough

The Cross Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

01892 323069 Local call rate

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