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Forewood Lane, Crowhurst, Battle, East Sussex, TN33








3,041 sq ft

283 sq m

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Key features

  • Beautiful six bedroom detached Grade II listed house
  • Very well presented, with Neptune kitchen and integral appliances
  • Two detached self contained holiday cottages with separate access and parking
  • 1.4 acres of landscaped gardens
  • Three bay cart-style garage and workshop
  • 0.5 of a mile (walk) or 1.5 mile (drive) of Crowhurst station
  • Historic Battle is just over 3 miles away, with shops and station
  • Bexhill-on-Sea beach about 6.5 miles
  • EPC Rating = D


A delightful Grade II listed family home with two detached holiday cottages, in a lovely elevated setting enjoying distant sea views.


Pyes Farm is a delightful Grade II Listed property which is believed to date in part from circa 1630 with later Victorian additions. Occupying an elevated position in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with views to the sea on a clear day, this beautifully presented property is set in about 1.42 acres and benefits from a number of detached period outbuildings which are accessed via a separate drive and currently utilised as holiday lets.

The main house, which as part of the renovation has benefited from a roof replacement including cast iron guttering, features beautifully presented accommodation arranged over three floors, together with a cellar. It retains a wealth of charm and character, with exposed timbers, beams and brickwork, wood flooring and good ceiling heights to the majority of rooms. Attractive principal reception rooms comprise a welcoming dining room with open fireplace and a split-level sitting room with fireplace, Stovax wood burning stove and access via French doors to the south easterly terrace and garden, from where lovely views towards the coast can be enjoyed. Adjoining the sitting room is a flexible study/snug.

The stylish Neptune kitchen, with limestone flooring, electric under floor heating and individual thermostatic controls, is equipped with a comprehensive range of cupboards, central island, all with quartz stone work surfaces. Appliances include Neff microwave and combination ovens, an integral dishwasher and Quooker boiling tap. There is space for an American-style fridge/freezer. A utility room with WC has space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

On the first floor the main bedroom suite has an en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and dressing room. There are three further bedrooms, two with fitted cupboards and southerly views, are served by a well appointed bathroom with separate shower. On the second floor, there is an excellent attic guest suite with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, and cleverly concealed shower room. Adjoining bedroom five is a further flexible bedroom six/recreation room.

Pyes Farm is approached over a gravel drive which leads to a parking and turning area to the front of the house and the triple open bay garage with power and light and a first floor store room accessed via an external staircase, an adjoining mower store and a workshop. Attractive, well established gardens surround the house and extend to the rear with expanses of lawn, an attractive pond and an array of mature trees.

To the south west of the main house lie the holiday cottages which are accessed via a separate drive with ample parking. Pyes Granary is a very attractive two storey conversion incorporating two ground floor bedrooms and a modern shower room and an excellent open-plan living space with fitted kitchen spanning the upper floor, with doors to a terrace.

Little Pyes is a detached single storey building with a bedroom and en suite shower room, an open-plan sitting room/kitchen and a lovely decked terrace with southerly views. The properties each having a parking area, private outdoor space. Within this complex is a detached laundry/store room.


Pyes Farm is located along a country lane just over 3 miles to the south east of the historic and picturesque town of Battle which has a good range of shops, public houses, restaurants together with a mainline station providing services to London. More comprehensive shopping and amenities can be found in Hastings (5.5 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (22.4 miles).

An excellent selection of educational opportunities exist within the area in both the private and state sector, at all levels. These include Catsfield Primary School, Claverham Community College and Battle Abbey at Battle, Vinehall near Robertsbridge, and Bede’s at Upper Dicker. Further afield there are schools in Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Eastbourne.

Frequent services run from Crowhurst (1.5miles) and Battle (3 miles) to London Charing Cross, London Waterloo and London Bridge.

* All mileages and distances are approximate

Square Footage: 3,041 sq ft

Acreage: 1.42 Acres


From the Cranbrook office take the A229 towards Hawkhurst. At the traffic lights carry straight on and follow the signs for Hurst Green. Continue through Hurst Green towards Robertsbridge and at the Johns Cross roundabout take the Battle exit. At the next roundabout, take the first exit towards Battle High Street. Continue along the high street and at the mini roundabout, bear right on the A2100 proceed for about 1.5 miles and turn right into Telham Lane. Pyes Farm will be found after about 1 mile on the left hand side.

Additional Info

Services: Oil fired central heating to the main house, electric heating to the holiday lets. Mains electric and water. Private shared drainage.


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Forewood Lane, Crowhurst, Battle, East Sussex, TN33


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  • Crowhurst Station0.4 miles
  • Battle Station1.3 miles
  • West St. Leonards Station3.3 miles
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