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7 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Lye Green, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • substantial 7 bedroom detached home
  • 6.9 miles south of Tunbridge Wells
  • adaptable accommodation, plus an annexe
  • outlook over grounds of 2.26 acres
  • House: 3,304 sq ft, Annexe: 499 sq ft
  • well-placed for schools
  • 3.5 miles Eridge MLS
  • London Bridge from about an hour
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A handsome and substantial family house with a detached annexe, located in a semi-rural position within 2.26 acres and conveniently placed for schools and stations, about 7 miles south of


Lancers is located about 1.4 miles from Crowborough town centre, with its wide choice of supermarkets, High Street shops and other day-to-day amenities. A more comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities is available in Tunbridge Wells (6.9 miles).

Private and state schools: Crowborough: a choice of primary schools and the Beacon Academy at secondary level. Preparatories in Danehill (Cumnor House), Forest Row (Ashdown House), Ashurstwood (Brambletye) and Langton Green (Holmewood House). Independent secondaries in Mayfield, Upper Dicker (Bedes), Ardingly, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Eastbourne.

Mainline rail: Eridge (3.5 miles) or Crowborough (at Jarvis Brook 3.3 miles), London Bridge from about 1 hour. Tunbridge Wells, London Charing Cross and Cannon Street from 47 minutes.

Communications: The A26 at Crowborough joins the A21 to the north of Tunbridge Wells which links to the M25 London orbital motorway and thereby to the national motorway network, Heathrow and Gatwick airports and the Channel Tunnel terminus.


This substantial family home offers adaptable accommodation with generously-proportioned living space, a stylish kitchen/breakfast room and seven double bedrooms, together with a good-sized annexe.

The property enjoys an attractive outlook to all sides and is set within 2.26 acres of park-like grounds, 1.4 miles south of Crowborough town centre, with its excellent amenities. Tunbridge Wells is about 6.9 miles to the north and there is a good choice of private and state schools in the area. For commuters, Eridge (3.5 miles) or Crowborough (at Jarvis Brook 3.3 miles) mainline stations offer a regular service to London Bridge, from about one hour whilst Tunbridge Wells also serves Charing Cross and Cannon Street. Further points of note include:
• light and spacious drawing room with French doors opening out to the garden, built-in cupboards and shelves and a feature fireplace;
• family room with a bow window framing an outlook over adjoining woodland;
• study to the front with parquet flooring, built-in shelving and a fireplace;
• stylish kitchen/breakfast room with parquet flooring, 4-oven Aga, contemporary wall and base units with granite worktops, twin Belfast sinks, space for an American-style fridge/freezer and dishwasher and opening out to a garden room;
• practical domestic space comprising a utility room with space for appliances and a large pantry with shelving;
• master bedroom suite enjoying a lovely view over the grounds, six further double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and two family bath/shower rooms;
• a detached annexe comprising a games room and a cloakroom provides useful additional private space away from the main house.

Lancers enjoys a good level of privacy and a lovely outlook from the majority of rooms, being surrounded by park-like grounds, with areas of lawn interspersed by many mature trees, an all-weather tennis court and a swimming pool with a pool house.

Wooden double gates from the road open onto a driveway leading to the main entrance on the west side of the house and a generous parking and turning area in front of the annexe and the double garage.

Square Footage: 3,304 sq ft
Acreage: 2.26 Acres


From central Tunbridge Wells, head west out of town onto the Langton Road (A264), and then take the B2110 through Groombridge. Continue south for about 2.3 miles on the B2188, then bear left at Lye Green onto Summersales Hill/London Road. Continue for a further 0.7 of a mile and the stone pillared entrance gates to Lancers will be found on the right-hand side, just after the Ashdown Cattery which is on the left.

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24 January 2018

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