4 bedroom character property for sale

Castle Hill, Rotherfield, TN6

Sold STC £845,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome 4 bedroom (2 bath/shower rooms) former carriage house
  • Stunning far reaching rural views across adjoining rolling fields and countryside
  • Beautifully presented and sympathetically updated throughout
  • Impressive drawing room with glazed doors to gardens
  • Vaulted master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Detached double garage with large studio room/home office over with shower room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
  • Gardens and grounds of about 1/2 acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A handsome and beautifully presented four bedroom (two bath/shower rooms) former carriage house enjoying spectacular westerly facing far reaching views occupying gardens and grounds of just over half an acre. The generously proportioned accommodation which extends to 2,379 sq. ft has been beautifully updated and sympathetically modernised by the current owner, recent improvements include replacement double glazed windows, septic tank, oil tank and internal and external redecoration throughout. The gardens grounds are a particular feature with large areas of rolling lawn flanked by numerous mature shrubs and trees all securely fenced. To the far corner of the plot is a pretty timber summer house which affords stunning views across the neighbouring fields and rolling countryside towards the South Downs. The accommodation comprises in brief on the ground floor, an entrance lobby, a reception hall, an elegant 25'10 x 19'10 drawing room with fireplace and polished wood flooring, a double aspect separate dining room with Victorian fireplace, a kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, a lobby and a cloakroom. From the ground floor, a staircase rises to the first-floor landing, a superb vaulted master bedroom with beautifully fitted en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and a family bath/shower room. Outside, the property is approached via a pebble driveway accessed by twin wrought iron gates which lead to a large parking area to one side of which is a substantial detached double garage with two useful stores over which is a substantial annex/home office with shower room. The total plot extends to just over half an acre. EPC Band E.

LOCATION
Stable Cottage is beautifully positioned in a rural location surrounded by fields and open countryside nestled on the outskirts of the highly desirable Rotherfield village, which is approximately one mile distant. The village forms an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers a strong sense of community and a good range of facilities including a general store/post office, two pubs, hairdressers and a pleasant tea rooms. A more comprehensive range of shopping and public services can be found at Crowborough which provides a range of supermarkets, a library, a popular leisure centre, individual shops and restaurants and a railway station (1.7 miles distant) which provides services to London is just over 1 hour. 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 scenic walks. 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 30 mins.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

Front door with double glazed inserts into ENTRANCE LOBBY: double glazed windows to front and side, tiled flooring, archway into RECEPTION HALL: polished timber flooring, ceiling cornicing.

DRAWING ROOM: 25'10 x 19'10 an elegant triple aspect room, double glazed double doors opening to the terrace and gardens, further windows to rear and side, raised fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove, stone surround and hearth, built-in cupboards and matching bookcases, wall light points, picture rail, ceiling cornicing, polished timber flooring.

DINING ROOM: 19'10 x 13'3 double aspect room, double glazed windows to front enjoying a fine view across the gardens and grounds, cast iron fireplace with marble surround and hearth, wall light points, ceiling cornicing, polished timber flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: KITCHEN AREA: 10'4 x 7'10 fitted with a country style range of units to eye and base level and comprising butler style ceramic sink with free standing chrome mixer tap, cupboards beneath. Adjoining granite work surfaces, further range of units to eye and base level, integrated Neff dishwasher, twin plate Aga, tiled surrounds, double glazed window to side, large walk-in larder with space for domestic appliances, door giving access to the rear lobby with further door giving access to the gardens. BREAKFAST AREA: 16'10 x 12'0 a handsome square bay fronted room, double glazed square bay window overlooking the front of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and grounds, window seat beneath, built-in storage cupboards, granite work surface with cupboards above and below and glazed display units, door into: LOBBY: under-stairs storage cupboard, quarry tiled flooring, door into:

CLOAKROOM: comprising low level WC, wash basin, exposed brickwork, opaque window to rear, quarry tiled flooring.

From the ground floor a staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING: hatch giving access to loft space, built-in linen cupboard, exposed floorboards, dado rail, wall light points.

MASTER BEDROOM: 17'0 x 17'0 a handsome vaulted room, double glazed windows to front enjoying stunning views across the gardens and open fields and countryside beyond, built-in wardrobes, a range of built-in low level storage cupboards, exposed ceiling trusses, exposed floorboards, door into EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM: comprising enclosed double ended ball and claw foot roll top bath with chrome telephone style mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, double glazed window to side, built-in eaves storage cupboard, tile flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 14'10 x 11'1 double aspect room, double glazed windows to front and side, cast iron fireplace, built-in storage cupboard, exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM 3: 16'6 x 8'10 double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property, cast iron fireplace, exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM 4: 10'4 x 8'10 double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, exposed floorboards.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM: fitted with a white suite and comprising enclosed bath, chrome telephone style mixer tap with handheld shower attachment, fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, double glazed window to front enjoying stunning views across the gardens and grounds, under floor heating, recess led spotlighting, heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via wrought iron gates on twin brick pillars which give access to a sweeping pebble driveway leading to a large parking area. To one side of this parking area is a SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: 21' x 18'6 which has been constructed in keeping with the main building and includes two useful lockable stores 9'10 x 7'0 and 9'10 x 7'0 both with power and light connected. Above this garage building and accessed via an external staircase is an ANNEX/LARGE HOME OFFICE: 26'6 x 13'10 with extensive Velux windows, further windows to both sides and rear enjoying stunning far reaching rural views, door into EN-SUITE SOWER ROOM: comprising enclosed shower cubicle, low level WC, Velux window.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds provide a stunning backdrop with large expanses of rolling lawn flanked by well stocked flower and shrub beds. Adjoining the house, there is a west facing brick paved terrace which affords a fine view back across the gardens and grounds with the rolling countryside beyond. Steps descend to a Wisteria and Rose clad covered walkway. To the far corner of the property is a beautifully positioned TIMBER SUMMER HOUSE which affords a spectacular far reaching rural vista. The gardens and grounds extend to just over half an acre and enjoy a pleasant westerly aspect.


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24 July 2018

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  • Eridge (3.7 mi)
  • Buxted (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Crowborough (1.3 mi)
  • Eridge (3.7 mi)
  • Buxted (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansell McTaggart, Crowborough

The Cross, Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

01892 323069 Local call rate

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