St. Johns Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6
- Handsome and significantly improved 4/5 bedroom (2 bath/shower rooms) detached house
- Highly desirable location on edge of the Ashdown Forest yet within a short stroll on town centre
- Large rear gardens with stunning views
- Impressive double aspect sitting room with wood burner
- Separate dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room with built-in oven and hob
- Master bedroom with built-in wardrobes, bedroom furniture and en-suite shower
This fine home has been updated and sympathetically modernised in recent years to include new gas fired boiler in 2018, new radiators, new electrics, new windows and doors to the side and rear of the property, new flooring throughout, a re-laid block paved driveway and neutral re-decoration throughout yet retains character features inherent with the era. The rear gardens are a particular feature with a paved seating patio spanning the entire width of the rear of the house with shallow steps descending to the remainder of the gardens which are laid predominately to rolling lawn flanked and interspersed with a wide variety of mature flower and shrubs, the whole offering a good degree of seclusion, the total plot extending to just over a third of an acre. The light and spacious accommodation comprises in brief on the ground floor, a wide covered entrance, a good sized reception hall, a cloakroom, a separate study, a separate dining room, a stunning double aspect sitting room with attractive fireplace and wood burning stove and a kitchen/breakfast room with built-in oven and hob. From the reception hall, a staircase rises to the galleried first-floor landing, a master bedroom with extensive built-in wardrobes, bedroom furniture and en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms and a good sized family bath/shower room. Outside, the property is approached via a re-laid block paved driveway, which provides parking for a number of vehicles and leads to a detached pitched roof double garage. Side pathways give access front to rear. There is the potential to extend to the side and rear of the property if required, subject to the necessary planning consents. There is an area of front garden laid to level lawn flanked by mature shrubs with a path leading to the front door. EPC Band C.
Topaz is pleasantly positioned in the highly desirable St John's area of Crowborough within the Warren Area on the edge of the breath-taking 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest the inspiration behind A. A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh books. The nearby highly regarded St. John's primary school is also within striking distance as is Crowborough town centre which offers a comprehensive range of shopping facilities and supermarkets including a Waitrose as well as Jarvis Brook railway station providing swift rail services to London (approx. 63 mins). The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its theatres, shopping and leisure complex is within a short driving distance as are Brighton city and Eastbourne. The area is renowned for its quality schooling in both the private and state sectors, nearby public schools include Tonbridge and Sevenoaks, Holmwood house preparatory school at Langton Green, Beechwood, The Mead and St Leonards girls' school at Mayfield.
The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:
WIDE GABLED ENTRANCE: front door with opaque double glazed inserts and adjacent side panels opening to the: RECEPTION HALL: ceiling cornicing, staircase rising to the first-floor landing, Walnut wood flooring, useful under-stairs recess, door into:
CLOAKROOM: comprising low level WC, wall mounted washbasin with tiled splash-back, opaque window overlooking the front of the property.
STUDY/BEDROOM 5: 10'5 x 8'6 window overlooking the front of the property, ceiling cornicing.
DINING ROOM: 11'9 x 9'10 double glazed window overlooking the rear patio and gardens, ceiling cornicing.
SITTING ROOM: 22'11 x 13'1 a handsome double aspect room, window overlooking the front of the property, sliding double glazed patio door opening to the rear patio and gardens, wall light points, ceiling cornicing, a handsome new fireplace with Chesney's limestone, recessed cast iron wood burning stove and granite hearth, archway into:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 11'9 x 11'9 fitted with a matching range of units to eye and base level and comprising one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards and space and plumbing for domestic appliance beneath. Adjoining solid timber work surfaces, inset four ring Bosch stainless steel gas hob with extractor over, built-in double ovens with cupboards above and below, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, part glazed door opening to the side path and garden.
From the reception hall, a staircase rises to a GALLERIED FIRST-FLOOR LANDING: hatch and ladder giving access to a partly boarded loft space, ceiling cornicing, built-in storage cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM: 16'4 x 13'1 window overlooking the front of the property, extensive range of wardrobes and matching bedroom furniture, door into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 13'1 x 5'10 comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, washbasin, fully tiled walls and floor, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, recessed spotlighting, UPVC double glazed overlooking the rear of the property enjoying spectacular far reaching rural views.
BEDROOM 2: 11'1 x 9'2 double aspect room, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the front and side of the property enjoying fine views across the farmland and rolling countryside beyond.
BEDROOM 3: 11'9 x 9'10 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning far reaching roof top views towards the North Downs.
BEDROOM 4: 9'2 x 6'6 floor to ceiling window overlooking the front of the property.
FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM: 11'9 x 11'9 comprising enclosed bath, chrome mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, washbasin, UPVC double glazed window to rear enjoying spectacular far reaching roof top views, airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with slatted shelving over.
The property is approached via a block paved driveway which provides parking for an extensive number of vehicles and leads to a DETACHED PITCHED ROOF DOUBLE GARAGE: 18'4 x 14'5 electronically controlled up and over door, eaves storage space over, power and light connected, wall mounted gas fired boiler (replaced 2018).
A paved terrace spans the entire width of the rear of the house offering peace and seclusion. Shallow steps descend to a further circular seating terrace beyond which is an area of rolling lawn flanked and interspersed with a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees and affording fine far reaching roof top views. To the far corner of the garden there is a vegetable garden to one side of which is a fruit cage, the whole enclosed by close board fencing and thick natural hedging and extending to just over a third of an acre. Within the gardens, there is an attractive ornamental water feature and a side path and gate, which gives, access front to rear. The large garden plot has the potential to build an annex/office building subject to the necessary planning consents if required. The gardens can also be accessed via twin five bar gates via the adjacent driveway.
There is an area of FRONT GARDEN laid to level lawn flanked by mature shrubs with a path leading to the front door.
Energy Performance CertificatesEPC 1
St. Johns Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Crowborough Station1.8 miles
- Eridge Station2.6 miles
- Ashurst Station4.5 miles
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