Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19
- Grade II listed timber framed farm house
- Surrounded by its own gardens and grounds
- Set within the beautiful Sussex countryside
- Conveniently placed for road and rail networks
- 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
- Equestrian facilities
- Useful ancillary accomoodation
- Swimming pool and tennis court
Fishers Farm is a beautiful Grade II listed timber framed farmhouse, dating from the early 17th century. Altered and refaced in the 18th century with further modern additions to the rear, the accommodation is spread over two stories and an attic. Occupying a wonderful countryside setting, surrounded by landscaped gardens and its own land of over 5 acres, yet well placed to enjoy the benefits of the mainline station at Etchingham and access to the A21 and its links to the motorway networks.
Internally the property retains many original features including inglenook fireplaces, leaded windows and exposed timbers whilst retaining a sense of light and good ceiling height to the majority of rooms.
Externally the pool house provides an excellent space to relax or entertain while enjoying the gardens, swimming pool and all-weather tennis court. The barn provides both storage and open bay parking, in addition to the ample off-road parking available at the property. The grounds of Fishers Farm are a delightful mix of both formal and informal, with landscaped gardens, paved terraces and paths providing outdoor entertaining space, together with natural pond, paddock and orchard.
In 2015 the current owners converted one of the large outbuildings into a useful two bedroom cottage.
The popular and pretty villages of Etchingham (1.7 miles) and Burwash (3.5 miles) benefit from a range of excellent local amenities including a general store with post office, newsagents, butchers, florist, several public houses, a highly regarded primary schoos, playing fields and medical centre. The area is superb for cycling and walking with a network of footpaths and the National Trust property, Batemans, former home to Rudyard Kipling is very nearby.
More extensive shopping and leisure amenities can be found in Heathfield and the historic town of Battle. Tunbridge Wells, with its period architecture, excellent shopping centre and extensive retail park is about 16 miles away.
Mainline rail services: Etchingham (about 1.7 miles) has journey times to London Bridge from 1 hour 5 mins, London Charing Cross from 1 hour 18 mins and London Cannon Street from 1 hour 19 mins.
Excellent educational opportunities can be found in the area at both primary and secondary levels, in the private and state sectors. These include primary schools in Burwash, Etchingham and Stonegate. Preparatory schools include Saint Ronans, Vinehall and Marlborough House. Senior schools include Benenden School, Battle Abbey, St Leonards Mayfield, Heathfield and Wadhurst Community colleges and further afield there are schools in Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.
Leisure/sporting facilities include a number of premium quality golf courses; Rye, East Sussex National, Dale Hill and The Nevill. Sailing, fishing, riding, walking and mountain bike trails at Bewl Water and a climbing and activity centre in Bedgebury Forest and Pinetum are also nearby.
Motorway links: The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.
Square Footage: 4,471 sq ft
Acreage: 5.42 Acres
Heading south on the A21, on reaching Hurst Green turn right onto the A365/Station Road. After 1.9 miles turn left onto Oxenbridge Lane and after 0.7 miles right onto Fontridge Lane. The drive to Fishers Farm will be found on the right hand side after about 0.6 miles.
Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Etchingham Station1.6 miles
- Robertsbridge Station2.1 miles
- Stonegate Station3.2 miles
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