6 bedroom detached house for sale

Sheepstreet Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex

Guide Price £3,600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • an exceptional standard of presentation
  • London Charing Cross in about 76 minutes
  • approximately 10,385 sq ft in total
  • cinema, games room, option for guest suite
  • tennis court
  • 2 miles Etchingham mainline station
  • south-facing aspect with rural views
  • spacious master suite with balcony
  • grounds of about 2.02 acres
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial state of the art country house, designed and finished to an exceptional standard, enjoying a rural location with panoramic southerly views and within 2 miles of Etchingham mainline station


Approximately 10,400 sq ft in total comprising:

Ground floor:
- vaulted reception hall
- drawing room
- dining room
- study
- kitchen
- breakfast room
- cloakroom
- conservatory
- utility room

Leisure complex comprising:
- cinema
- games room
- cloakroom
- boiler room
- proposed opportunity to create a guest/staff suite

First floor:
- master bedroom suite comprising private sitting room with balcony, dressing room and bathroom
- 3 bedroom suites

Second floor:
- bedroom suite with dressing room, and shower room
- bedroom with adjoining sitting room and en suite bathroom
- tank room

Outside: In total approximately 2.02 acres
- integral double garage
- gardens to front and back
- flood lit tennis court
- garden store
- greenhouse
- pond

- EPC = C

The exterior of this fascinating property may be traditional Sussex, however, the interior has been given new life. The current owners have passionately created a luxurious ambiance of calm, peace and comfort using beautiful, natural raw materials which are dramatically and stylishly presented and resulted in the property being awarded with the 2014 LABC Buildings’ Excellence Award.

On entering the reception hall, full height glass doors allow a glimpse through the heart of the property to the far reaching southerly view beyond. Elegant high ceilings and well proportioned rooms harness the natural light and the stunning interior is dressed with handcrafted bespoke joinery, book matched hand finished high gloss burr walnut veneer, liquid metal, coloured glass, LED lighting and pearlescent porcelain flooring which exudes an iridescent quality. The well designed layout provides versatile accommodation and superb space for entertaining, and the attention to detail and quality of finish is evident throughout. Points of note include:

- double aspect drawing room with wood burning stove, recess log store and full height bi-fold doors opening out to the terrace where the views can be enjoyed;
- the kitchen is a work of art, thoughtfully designed for ease of use and featured in the April 2014 issue of “Utopia Kitchen and Bathrooms Magazine”. A circular central preparation area is positioned for enjoyment of the views, while top of the range Miele appliances, including wine fridges, cupboards and superb leather lined storage drawers and shelves are discreetly integrated to the periphery behind hand finished high gloss burr walnut, pearlescent and liquid metal doors, with hidden lighting;
- study with bespoke joinery including liquid metal filing cupboards, two customised birds eye maple desks with concealed wiring and Olympic ring design and access to the terrace;
- twelve seater cinema complex fitted with fine leather hide reclining seats, automated dimmer/blind system and 110” wide screen, high specification JVC 3D HD projector, 7.2 surround system, Blue Ray player, custom walnut furniture and walnut and gold leaf cupboard doors;
- separate games room with bespoke walnut panelling, walnut and glass bar furniture, full size snooker table and pool table and an adjoining cloakroom;
- the first floor features a vast master bedroom suite with an impressive private sitting room with French doors opening out to an oak and glass balcony for the enjoyment of the views, a private cinema system with 65” TV, sound system and bespoke fitted shelving.
- Master suite controlled by individually programmed I-Pad. A stunning walk in dressing room with wardrobes clad in Italian embossed leather with bronze and silver handles, bronze mirror pilasters and leather clad trinket drawers along with handbag and shoe cabinets. The master bathroom is a place for complete relaxation with ArtCeram and Falper sanitary ware, book matched Titanium granite floors and walls, walk in shower with mood lighting, TV and sound system with mirror speakers and leather wall panels with hidden LED lighting;
- two further double bedrooms, each with a high specification en suite bath/shower room, and a fourth double bedroom with en suite bathroom complete the first floor accommodation;
- 2 further en suite bedrooms on the second floor, together with a sitting room, offers scope for creating a private area, ideal for use by teenage children, or perhaps as additional office space;

Technical specifications include:
- Lutron intelligent lighting throughout;
- Crestron touch panels throughout the ground floor and in the master suite, with the remaining rooms pre-wired, controlling the AV system (music, lighting, Sky radio and gates), also linked to IPad; - TV points in main rooms linked to one of 3 Sky HD systems;
- BT system with 4 lines;
- CISCO wireless system, 12 camera CCTV security system connected to all televisions with remote access from smart phone, Video Entry System; - zoned heating with underfloor heating to all bathrooms and kitchen.

Proposed opportunity to create a Guest/Staff Suite: Our clients have drawn up proposed plans to create a Guest/Staff Suite by reconfiguring the current Games Room to provide the option for additional and adaptable accommodation as outlined in the floor plans.

Outside: The property sits centrally within a secluded enclosed plot, well back from the lane and enjoys a panoramic rural outlook to the south at the back. - bespoke electrically operated wrought iron entrance gates;
- meandering driveway down through landscaped borders stocked with mature trees and shrubs, with a small pond;
- parking and turning area to the front of the property and the integral double garage;
- automatic lighting connected to the main house system extending along the extent of the drive and linked to the alarm and gate systems;
- stone terrace extending from the back of the house leading down to a level lawn flanked by mature trees creating an ideal environment for children and animals and the enjoyment of alfresco entertaining and outdoor games;
- greenhouse and garden shed;
- flood lit tennis court.

The adjoining owner is willing to sell up to 44 acres of land, at a guide price of £500,000 subject to contract.




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12 June 2017

Nearest stations

  • Etchingham (1.4 mi)
  • Stonegate (2.3 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (3.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Etchingham (1.4 mi)
  • Stonegate (2.3 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Jackson-Stops, Tunbridge Wells - Sales

17 Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1NT

01892 323123 Local call rate

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