5 bedroom detached house for sale

Newick Lane, Heathfield

Guide Price £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Country House (5,897 sq ft) with distant views
  • Fabulous oak pannelled library
  • Attached 1 bedroom annexe
  • Excellent detached office building (1,313 sq ft)
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garaging and stabling
  • Parklike grounds and 14.5 acres
  • Mayfield Village 3 miles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



An impressive and substantial country house of mixed ages (5,897 sq. ft.), commanding distant views, together with an indoor swimming pool, a single storey cottage and an excellent detached office building of 1,313 sq. ft. Beautiful gardens, park-like grounds and woodland, extending in all to about 14.5 acres. EPC E

Heathfield Towers is an impressive and substantial country house (5,897 sq ft) of mixed ages, the elevations being brick beneath a tiled roof. Sealed unit double glazed windows and oil-fired central heating. Good quality materials are evident throughout including oak joinery, with the principal reception rooms enhanced by high ceilings. Heathfield Towers has been the much loved family home of the present owners for the last 48 years.

The main features are:
• Covered porch with arched oak front door to the spacious entrance vestibule and inner door to the wonderful drawing with inglenook-style fireplace having brick insert and quarry tiled hearth. Timbered ceiling, three south-facing windows overlooking the garden and archway through to an additional sitting area with wide bay window overlooking the drive, brick arched feature with fitted bookshelves. Door to the lobby with a staircase down to the swimming pool complex and further staircase to the first floor sitting area and master bedroom.
• The well-proportioned dining room has an ornate fireplace (sealed), parquet floor, staircase to the first floor, double doors to the south-facing terrace and gardens. There is an exceptional library with light oak panelled ceiling and walls, fireplace and oak bookshelves along long three walls, and two wide windows overlooking the driveway.
• The kitchen/breakfast room comprises an extensive range of fitted oak units including dresser, glass-fronted cupboard and wine rack beneath, leading through to the kitchen area with stainless steel 1½ bowl sink, work surfaces
with cupboards beneath, plumbing for dishwasher, double De Dietrich oven, AEG hob with extractor above, wall cupboards and larder cupboard. One wall is exposed stone. Spiral staircase to the first floor and door to the garden.
• From the breakfast room a door leads to the rear hall with coat hanging space, plumbing for washing machine and vent for dryer. Door to the garden. Cloakroom with vanity unit and WC.
• The first floor is approached via a wide and handsome oak staircase to a full length landing. The master bedroom 31’8 x 14’5 (formerly two bedrooms) is double aspect to command the views and has fitted bookshelves, an extensive range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, en suite marble-tiled shower room with shower cubicle, basin with cupboards beneath, bidet. Separate WC with basin and vanity unit. Views over the garden. An archway and two steps down lead to a curved sitting area with staircase down to the drawing room and indoor swimming pool. Double doors lead onto a decked balcony from where glorious views are enjoyed over the grounds and countryside beyond.
• Bedroom 2 has a range of wardrobe cupboards along one wall, door to a roof terrace and a door leading through to Bedroom 4 with further door to a landing with a spiral staircase down to the kitchen. Large shower room with shower cubicle, basin with cupboards, and WC, and full width wall mirror.
• Bedroom 3 has a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. The study has a fitted desk and book shelves. Open-tread staircase to circular Tower Bedroom 5. Fully tiled family bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, twin
basins with cupboards beneath, WC, cork tiled floor, and shower cubicle.
• The indoor swimming pool room measures 49’9 x 34’10 and has along one wall four sets of sliding doors onto a terrace with views beyond. The pool itself is 33’5 x 14’6 and has a Roman end, and is set within a paved surround. There is a changing room with shower and sauna, and a stone bar. Rear hall with oil-fired central heating boiler for the house, filtration plant and Calorex heat exchange unit, three Haydon dehumidifiers. Cloakroom and door to the garden.

ANNEXE COTTAGE
The attached brick and tile single storey annexe cottage comprises:
Front door to the hall with fitted coats and broom cupboard; sitting room; Inner hall with bookshelves; bathroom comprising bath, separate shower fitting, basin and WC. The kitchen/dining room has a stainless steel sink, L-shaped laminated work surfaces, cupboards, Hygena electric hob and oven, plumbing for a washing machine, extractor hood. The bedroom has a fitted cupboard, electric night storage heating, and sealed unit double glazed windows.

THE OFFICE BUILDING
This excellent detached brick and tile building is approached off a spur from the principal drive. It was converted from a former farm building to form an office/studio extending to 1,313 sq ft. It currently comprises a reference library, double aspect office with bookshelves, store room, cloakroom, kitchen with stainless steel sink, strong room, views over the grounds, shelving, Grant boiler, and a storage cupboard. There is a door to the garden, sealed unit double glazed windows and oil-fired central heating.

THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS
These form a very special feature of Heathfield Towers and comprise two gravelled driveways, one with electric entrance gates which leads to the double garage, and the other culminating in a large gravelled parking area in front of the house, with stone retaining walls, banks of rhododendrons and azaleas, established trees. A gravelled spur leads to the office building with further ample parking space and the stable block comprising two loose boxes, tack room, log store, open hay store and lined storeroom for books. The formal garden lies to the east with rockery and ornamental pond with waterfall, and area of lawn. To the south, there are two further sections of lawn divided by a yew hedge. There is a stone terrace overlooking a level croquet lawn, and steps down to the wonderful park-like grounds interspersed with numerous mature specimen trees together with three ponds linked by a chain of waterfalls. In addition, there are areas of pasture and woodland. The gardens enjoy privacy and form a wonderful backdrop to the property. In all about 13.7 acres.


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  • Stonegate (4.7 mi)
  • Crowborough (5.5 mi)
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