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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Lye Green, Rural Crowborough, TN6


Property Description

Key features

  • Charming character lodge house with gardens and paddock of about 2 acres
  • Fine rural views across neighboring farmland and countryside
  • Impressive triple aspect sitting room with inglenook fireplace and double doors to gardens
  • Separate dining room
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Detached oak framed car port
  • Adjoining paddock with stable block and outbuilding
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Character features throughout

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming detached former lodge house with attractive gardens and a large paddock of about 2 acres immediately adjoining farmland and countryside beautifully located on the rural outskirts of Crowborough.
The gardens and grounds are a particular feature with a paved seating terrace immediately adjoining two sides of the property the remainder laid to lawn flanked by well stocked flower and shrub beds. Adjacent to the gardens is a large enclosed paddock to the corner of which is a stable block and a useful timber/feed store (the paddock can be separately accessed via the adjacent driveway). This pretty lodge, constructed in the 19th century has been sympathetically restored by the current owner and comprises in brief on the ground floor an entrance porch, a reception hall, cloakroom, an impressive 25'7 x 17'8 triple aspect sitting room with double doors opening to the terrace and gardens and a large inglenook fireplace, a separate dining room and a double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with granite work surfaces. From the reception hall, a staircase rises to the first-floor landing, a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside the property is approached via a five bar gate and twin brick pillars which lead to a gravel driveway and a detached oak framed double car port. The gardens offer seclusion and provide a fine outlook across the neighbouring farmland and rolling countryside. The total plot extends to about 2 acres. EPC Band E.

Park Lodge is located in a semi-rural location forming part of the Lye Green hamlet surrounded by open fields and rolling countryside on the northern outskirts of Crowborough and the edge of the Ashdown Forest. Crowborough town centre is conveniently placed and provides a good selection of supermarkets, a public library, various restaurants and individual shops. The area is well served with good primary and junior schooling along with the popular Groombridge St Thomas Primary School and Beacon Community School. 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. Crowborough railway station is approximately 2 miles distant with train services to London in approximately one hour. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its theatres, shopping and leisure complex is within a short driving distance (approximately 8 miles), and the coastal town of Eastbourne and City of Brighton can be reached by road in approximately one hour.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

Front door with leaded glazed insert into: ENTRANCE PORCH: leaded light windows overlooking both sides of the property, quarry tiled flooring, twin glazed internal doors into: RECEPTION HALL: staircase rising to the first-floor landing, wall light point, exposed oak timber.

CLOAKROOM: comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, wall light point.

SITTING ROOM: 25'7 x 17'8 a handsome triple aspect room, arched sash windows to front, further windows to rear and side, twin glazed double doors opening to the side terrace and gardens, handsome inglenook fireplace with recess cast iron wood burning stove, oak bressumer over, brick surround, exposed oak timbers.

SEPARATE DINING ROOM: 13'4 x 11'3 tall arched window overlooking the front of the property, part glazed twin arched doors opening to the kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 26'2 x 11'7 an impressive open plan double aspect room, comprising one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards and concealed AEG dishwasher beneath. Adjoining granite and granite effect work surfaces, further range of units to eye and base level, glazed display units with recess lighting, range with cupboards adjacent, adjoining granite surface, tiled surrounds, cast iron wood burning stove, larder cupboard housing domestic appliances with further storage space, part glazed stable style door opening to the terrace and gardens, stone and exposed floorboards, arched windows overlooking the rear and front of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and grounds, exposed timbers, spotlighting.

From the reception hall a staircase rises to a SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR LANDING: eaves storage cupboard.

MASTER BEDROOM: 13'9 x 12'10 double aspect room, leaded light windows to front and side enjoying fine views across the adjoining fields and countryside, door into: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted power shower, low level WC, free standing wash basin with tiled surround, eaves storage cupboards, leaded light window to side, tiled flooring, heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 2: 15'2 x 7'5 eaves storage cupboard, leaded light window to rear.

BEDROOM 3: 15'5 x 7'7 leaded light window to front, extensive range of built-in wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors, eaves storage cupboard.

FAMILY BATHROOM: comprising enclosed jacuzzi bath with chrome telephone style mixer tap with hand held shower attachment, low level WC with concealed cistern, wall mounted wash basin, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving over, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, extractor.

The property is approached via a five-bar gate and twin block pillars which gives access to a LARGE GRAVEL DRIVEWAY: providing off street parking. To one side of the driveway is a DETACHED PITCHED ROOF OAK FRAMED DOUBLE CAR PORT: which provides further parking.

The gardens are laid predominately to rolling lawn flanked by well stocked flower and shrub beds with a wide central gravel pathway leading to a raised paved seating patio which spans the front and side of the property and affords a pleasant outlook across the gardens. Adjoining the side of the property is a LARGE PADDOCK to one side of which is a DETACHED STABLE BLOCK and a useful TIMBER/FEED STORE: (this paddock can be separately accessed via the adjacent driveway) The gardens offer total seclusion and enjoy a stunning outlook across the neighbouring farmland and countryside with total plot extending to about 2 acres.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 August 2017


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