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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Waites Barn


Property Description

Key features

  • 7 Double Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 42.5' Lounge/Diner
  • Custom Built Kitchen
  • 16' Inglenook Working Fireplace
  • Airbnb Business Opportunity
  • Electric Gated Entrance
  • Detached Studio/Gallery
  • Plantsmans Garden
  • Decked Terraces with Integrated Hottub

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Waites Barn is situated in the village of Fairlight. It is an impressive gated estate consisting of a main house, a three bedroom guest annex and a large studio, set in pretty gardens with sun terraces and a sunken jacuzzi. The plot size approx 160' x 76' (1,130 sqm)
The main house has beamed vaulted ceilings, natural oak flooring and 13' wide inglenook style fireplace with brick surround. There are four bedrooms, one currently being used as a study, with solid wood doors, leaded light windows and gas central heating throughout. There is a custom built kitchen with a separate utility room. The master bedroom is complete with an en-suite shower room and walk in wardrobe. A lovely garden room which gives amazing views over the garden and leads out to a decked sun terrace with a sunken jacuzzi.
The guest annexe, newly designed, consists of three glamorous double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and separate entrances and a shared kitchenette to the side.
The is a newly built detached studio is bright and airy currently a photography studio but could easily be adapted for many purposes, either an art studio, games room or even a gym.
The landscaped, lighted garden is amazing with private areas of lawn, decking, shrubs and a range of tropical, semi-tropical and English plants. There is also a shingle area with benches, bbq and off street parking for several cars.
Fairlight is a popular village with a local store, farm shop and post office. Nearby is Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, a 660 acre area of sandstone cliff with nature trails and spectacular walks.
Rye is 9 miles away with cobbled streets, shops, cafes and the railway station. At the station you can take the train to Ashford and pick up the popular high speed service to London St Pancreas which takes only 37 minutes or the Eurostar to Europe.
In the opposite direction is Hastings town centre has a seafront promenade, popular old town and the Priory Meadow shopping centre.
Waite Barn is a stunning property and early viewing is recommended.

The garden has been created as a plantsmans' garden with areas of easy maintenance and consisting of tropical, semi-tropical and English plants. It is separated into different areas creating the feel of outdoor garden rooms with pathways leading all around. A large lawned area to the side accessed through the kitchen back door used as an outside dining room with tables, chairs and a bbq.. Two decked terraces, one with a sunken Jacuzzi. Currently there is a wonderful large childrens' Summer house in another area. There is also the usual garden equipment, sheds, outside taps etc. The whole garden is complete with lighting both sensor and ambiance. There is a separate shingle garden with benches and a brick built bbq for the guest annexe.

Parking Space 

Waites Barn begins with a gated entrance which are custom gates with remote mechanism also a pedestrian gate to the side. These lead to a shingle driveway with parking for several vehicles, gardens, decking and entrances for the main house, guest annexes and the studio.


Entrance hall 
An impressive hallway with matt flooring, beamed ceiling leading to the lounge and hallway to bedrooms and bathroom and a further entrance to the garden at the end of the hallway.

10.0m x 8.45m
Triple aspect with leaded light windows stunning living room with a vaulted, beamed 4.8m high ceiling, natural oak flooring and a 3.5m inglenook style fireplace with brick surrounds and oak bressumer. Two wooden steps leading to Garden Room. Door leading to bedroom 4. Open plan to dining area.

Dining Room 
5.38m x 5.14m
Open plan from the lounge with continuing natural oak flooring a further brick fireplace and beamed ceiling. display shelving.

4.22m x 4.22m
A bespoke kitchen with wall and base units and granite work surface housing a glazed Butlers sink unit with black mixer tap. Half tiled, half brick walls. Range oven with six gas burners and extractor hood. Integrated fridge/freezer. Leaded light windows to rear aspect and door to a garden area leading to an outside dining area with BBQ,. Stone flooring and spot lighting. Door leading to utility room.

4.0m x 1.7m
A larger than average utility room with stone flooring and beamed ceiling. Granite work surface with space under for under counter fridge and freezer. Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Storage space. Cupboard housing boiler.

Garden Room 
5.4m x 4.7m
This garden/summer room is accessed via two wooden steps from the lounge. Triple aspect double glazed windows and double doors overlooking the garden and a decked terrace housing a sunken Jacuzzi. Paneled ceiling. Stone flooring.

Bedroom 2 
4.22m x 3.18m
Leaded light windows to front and side aspect. Painted beamed ceiling with spot lighting. Carpeted floor.

Wooden staircase, hidden behind a display panel wall leading to a gallery landing overlooking the stunning lounge and dining room. Skylight and further window to side aspect. Door to master bedroom.

Master bedroom 
5.64m x 4.95m
Two dormer windows with great views over the garden. sloped beamed ceiling. Large built in cupboard. carpeted floor. Loft hatch. Doors to ensuite shower room and walk in wardrobe.

4.27m x 1.35m
Fully tiled shower cubicle with casement window. Tiled unit housing a copper sink with cupboards below. Low level wc. Built in cupboard. Tiled floor. Walk In Wardrobe A great dressing room with shelving and hanging space, carpeted flooring.

A Detached Guest Annexe at Waites Barn offers three separate bedrooms each with its own entrance and en suite bathroom. There is a separate kitchenette to the side. This has previously been used for Airbnb and short holiday lets so a fabulous business opportunity.

Room 1 
Avedon On the first floor reached by an outside staircase. The room has characterful sloping ceilings, sky light and windows with fantastic views. Carpeted floor. Power points and tv aerial point. Door to ensuite,

Ensuite 1 
Bathroom with bath and hand shower, pedestal sink unit and low level wc. Part tiled walls. Stone floor.

Room 2 
4.68m x 2.95m
Beaton Ground floor room with double glazed double door entrance from the garden. Neutral decor. Laminated flooring. Power points and tv point. Door to en-suite. This room has an interconnecting door to the other ground floor room Capa.

Ensuite 2 
2.89m x 1.2m
En-suite shower room with double shower cubicle. Pedestal hand basin, low level wc. Part tiled walls. Stone floor.

Bedroom 3 
4.83m x 2.65m
Leaded light window to side aspect. Beamed ceiling with spot lights. Carpeted floor.

3.08m x 2.04m
Family bathroom with roll top bath with claw feet. Stone fitted shower cubicle. Fitted cupboard housing sink unit. Low level wc. Stone flooring. Half wood clad, painted wall.

Bedroom 4 
3.53m x 3.05m
Currently being used as a study. Floor to ceiling fitted cupboard to one side. Beamed, vaulted ceiling. Window to side aspect. Carpeted floor. Spot lighting.


Room 3 
4.68m x 2.95m
Capa Ground floor room accessed via double glazed double doors from the garden. Neutral decor, laminated flooring. Power points and tv point. Door to en-suite. Connecting door to Beaton.

Ensuite 3 
2.89m x 1.2m
Bathroom with bath and integral shower. Pedestal hand basin. Low level wc. Stone floor.

Fitted base and wall units. Worktop housing a stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge.

7.42m x 4.37m
A bright open plan room with windows surround and skylight. Spot lighting. Wood flooring. This room is currently used as a photography studio but could be adapted to an artists studio or even a gym.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 January 2018


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