6 bedroom detached house for sale

Butchers Cross, Five Ashes, Mayfield, TN20

£1,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • BEAUTIFULLY POSITIONED PERIOD PROPERTY
  • WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES THROUGHOUT
  • GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
  • IMPRESSIVE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • DRAWING ROOM WITH INGLENOOK FIREPLACE
  • CELLAR
  • FAMILY ROOM/SNUG
  • SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED GARAGE AND BARN
  • USEFUL OUTBUILDINGS
  • STUNNING FAR REACHING VIEWS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional grade 11 listed six bedroom (four bath/shower room) detached country home situated in an elevated position with stunning far reaching views towards the neighbouring countryside with a substantial detached garage and adjoining barn occupying three acres of pleasant grounds.
This impressive 16th century home offers a wealth of period features throughout with lattice leaded light windows, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, inglenook fireplaces and latch doors which are just some to mention. The property comprises in brief: on the ground floor a gabled covered entrance, a double aspect drawing room with impressive inglenook fireplace, a separate dining room with french doors leading to the gardens to one side of the property, an impressive kitchen/breakfast room with an attractive bay window and bespoke fitted units with a Rangemaster cooker. A utility room/lobby, ground floor shower room, an inner reception hall/games room, cellar, ground floor bedroom, a study, a family room with attractive fireplace, kitchen /diner and bedroom (can be used as self-contained accommodation). From the reception hallway a staircase rises to a guest bedroom with partly vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, an en-suite bathroom with roll top bath an walk-in wardrobe. From the dining room a staircase rises to a part galleried first floor landing with an impressive master bedroom with a separate dressing room and en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, staircase rising to the second floor which provides a further en-suite bedroom. Outside the front of the property is approached via timber gates, a gravel carriage driveway which in turn leads to a detached substantial garage with adjoining barn, the gardens surround the property on two sides with a separate paddock accessed by a five bar gate. A further paddock can be found opposite the property.

LOCATION
Sypsies occupies a rural position close to open fields and unspoilt countryside. The picturesque, historic and ever popular village of Mayfield is approx 1.25 miles distant and offers an excellent range of shopping facilities, a mini supermarket, pharmacy, bakers and greengrocers as well as the highly regarded St Leonards Mayfield girls school. A more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found in Heathfield, 4 miles distant, and Tunbridge Wells approx 9 miles, the latter offering a mainline railway station offering services to London (Charing Cross 54 mins approx). Additional rail services can be found in Buxted, 4.6 miles, which offers services to London in approx 67 mins, alternatively there is a mainline railway station from Wadhurst providing a similar service in approx 62 mins, approx 6 miles. There is a wide range of schooling for all age groups including St Leonards Mayfield, Skinners school, The Judd school, Ardingly college, Cranbrook and Sevenoaks. Preparatory schools include Skippers Hill, Cumnor House and Holmewood House.

Solid wooden door into ENTRANCE LOBBY/UTILITY ROOM: Opaque glazed sash window overlooking the rear of the property, radiator, quarry tiled flooring, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, wooden door into ENTRANCE HALLWAY with exposed ceiling timbers, karndean flooring.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM: Comprising low level WC with shower cubicle, wall mounted chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal washbasin with Victorian style chrome mixer taps, tiled splashback, multi paned opaque glazed window overlooking one side of the property, vinyl flooring, radiator, exposed timber.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 22' x 10'2 Comprising Belfast style sink with freestanding chrome mixer tap set in a granite effect work surface with matching range of country style units to eye and base level with wrought iron door furniture, integrated dishwasher. Further adjoining work surface with freestanding electric Rangemaster cooker with recess extractor canopy above, useful built-in wine rack, integrated tall fridge freezer, attractive brick chimney breast with recess twin plate AGA, timber mantle above and lighting, part tiled walls, integrated fridge, karndean flooring, radiator, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, inset spotlighting, attractive curved wall with recessed shelving.

DRAWING ROOM: 21'7 x 17'2 Leaded light windows overlooking the front of the property with secondary glazing, attractive inglenook fireplace with cast iron canopy, brick hearth, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, useful built-in cupboard, radiators, latch door giving access to the DINING ROOM.

DINING ROOM: 17'10 x 16'7 Double aspect with leaded light windows overlooking both sides of the property with attractive lattice leaded light French doors giving access to gardens to one side of the property, staircase rising to the FIRST FLOOR, interconnecting door to the ENTRANCE HALLWAY, radiator, exposed timbers.

INNER RECEPTION HALL/GAMES ROOM: with doorway descending to a CELLAR: 16'8 x 9'11 with power connected, radiator, useful built-in cupboard, wooden door with multi-pane glass giving access to the rear gardens, radiator, wall light points.

BOILER ROOM: Opaque glazed window overlooking one side of the property.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 5/STUDY: 13'4 x 9'10 Double aspect with multi pane windows overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning far reaching views towards the neighbouring countryside beyond, exposed timbers, radiator .

SECOND STUDY: 10'7 x 5'11 Wooden framed windows overlooking the rear of the property, useful built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, part vaulted ceiling.

FAMILY ROOM/SNUG: Leaded light metal Crittal window with secondary glazing overlooking the front of the property, radiator, attractive exposed timber, attractive brick feature walls.

From the RECEPTION HALL/GAMES ROOM: a staircase rises to a fully vaulted GUEST BEDROOM (2): 14'10 X 14'3 vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and lattice windows overlooking one side of the property with a useful walk in storage area, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, loft hatch, radiator. EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising freestanding roll top bath with clawed feet, Victorian style mixer tap and telephone hand held shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal washbasin, chrome taps, metal Crittal lattice leaded light window overlooking the front of the property with secondary glazing, radiator, inset spotlighting, walk-in dressing room with exposed timbers.

From the GAMES ROOM/HALLWAY shallow steps lead to a BATHROOM: Comprising a panel enclosed bath with Victorian style mixer tap, hand held shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with chrome taps, multi-pane glazed window overlooking one side of the property, radiator, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, recessed and built-in cupboards with shelving, useful built-in cupboard, part tiled walls.

SITTING ROOM: 12'8 x 10'11 Leaded light lattice window overlooking the front of the property, attractive sandstone fireplace, exposed wall and ceiling timbers.

KITCHEN/DINER: 18'1 x 12'11 Comprising one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with freestanding chrome mixer tap set in a veneer worktop with a matching range of units to eye and base level, space for freestanding electric cooker and tall fridge freezer, DINING AREA with lattice window overlooking one side of the property, radiator, solid wooden door giving personal access to the front, exposed ceiling and wall timbers.

BEDROOM 6: 12'4 x 6'11 window overlooking the front of the property.

From the DINING ROOM a staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR PART GALLERIED LANDING, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, lattice windows overlooking the front of the property with secondary glazing.

MASTER BEDROOM: 17'9 x 10'11 Lattice leaded light window overlooking the front of the property with secondary glazing, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, attractive brick recessed fireplace with brick hearth, wall light points, radiator, doorway into: EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising freestanding slipper bath with claw feet, freestanding Victorian style mixer taps, telephone style shower attachment, glass enclosed separate shower cubicle with central shower rose and wall mounted chrome tap, pedestal washbasin with chrome taps, tiled splashback, low level WC, radiator, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, glazed window overlooking one side of the property. DRESSING ROOM/NURSERY: Lattice windows overlooking the front of the property with secondary glazing, useful built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving, radiator.

BEDROOM 3: 10'11 x 7'3 Lattice glass window overlooking one side of the property, secondary glazing, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, radiator, pedestal washbasin with Victorian style taps, wall light points.

Staircase rising to the SECOND FLOOR, wall light points, useful attic storage room with exposed timbers, loft hatch,

BEDROOM 4: 16'2 x 12'3 Part vaulted with exposed structural timbers and lattice window with secondary glazing overlooking the front of the property, door into: EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal washbasin with chrome mixer taps, lattice window overlooking one side of the property, exposed timbers, radiator.


OUTSIDE:

The FRONT of the property is approached via timber gates and a carriage driveway which in turn leads to a substantial DETACHED GARAGE with WORKSHOP, STORE/POTTING ROOM AND ADJOINING BARN: power, light and water connected. The REAR gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a flagstone seating terrace. The whole enclosed in part by close board and post and rail fencing enjoying stunning far reaching views towards the rolling countryside. Useful brick and sandstone loggia. Adjoining OUTBUILDING/UTILITY ROOM: power and plumbing for a washing machine, multi pane window overlooking one side of the property. To one side of the property is an enclosed paddock accessed via a five bar gate enclosed by stock proof fencing and hedging. Opposite the property lies a separate acre paddock with road access via a metal gate.







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  • Buxted (4.2 mi)
  • Wadhurst (5.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Crowborough (2.9 mi)
  • Buxted (4.2 mi)
  • Wadhurst (5.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Mansell McTaggart, Uckfield

204-206 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1RD

01825 606002 Local call rate

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