6 bedroom detached house for saleLye Green, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6
- Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
- Attractive country house of character
- Lovely views to Ashdown Forest
- Gardens and Grounds extending to approximately 6.47 acres.
With lovely, far-reaching views, The Coppice is a fine country residence dating from approximately 1925. Architecturally reflecting the Arts and Crafts movement, external elevations are of painted render with brick quoins and multi pane windows under a pitched, tiled roof. Internally the accommodation is arranged over two floors and displays period features such as an oak staircase, quarry tiled windows sills and some parquet floors. Coming to the market for the first time since the 1960s and requiring a measure of updating and re arranging, here is an exciting opportunity for a new owner to create a stunning family home in a marvellous location. Reception areas are gracious with the drawing room having a triple aspect with large windows, exposed ceiling timbers and a fireplace along with French Doors to the covered loggia. The reception hall has similar access to the loggia and a large brick inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. The dining room also leads out to the loggia and has a brick fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base cabinetry with an oil fired Stanley range cooker and an adjoining utility room. Doors lead to the family room and rear hall where there is further storage, a secondary staircase and access to the cellar. The first floor is given over to six bedrooms served by a bathroom, a shower room and two separate W.C.s. There is a walk-in airing cupboard and access to a spacious loft area, which has the potential to convert to additional accommodation subject to any necessary planning regulations.
The Coppice enjoys a tucked away position and is situated close to Ashdown Forest, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which extends to about 6,400 acres of largely open heath. The area is famous as the setting for the Winnie the Pooh stories written by A A Milne who lived on the northern edge of the forest. The artist E H Shepard drew on the landscapes of Ashdown Forest as inspiration for many of the illustrations he provided for the Pooh books. There are many highly regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Holmewood House, Cumnor House, Great Walstead, Brambletye and Ashdown House.
The property is approached over a gravel driveway, which leads to a single, attached garage and parking for a number of vehicles. The mature gardens surround the property and include a York Stone terrace which traverses the length of the house to the rear, large expanses of lawned areas, pond, majestic mature trees and colourful rhododendrons. A former vegetable garden and orchard could be reinstated and there is an outdoor swimming pool requiring renovation. Various sheds and outbuildings including a former air raid shelter and piggery have potential, whilst elsewhere is a charming small barn, used as a tack room and a recently constructed stable block with three boxes. Beyond the gardens is a paddock area and some light woodland.
Agents note: There is a public footpath to the eastern boundary
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