4 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6

£995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached country home occupying grounds extending to about 8 acres
  • Detached secondary accommodation extending to 1,385 sq ft
  • Bothy cottage with viws across grounds
  • Spectacular grounds with areas of light woodland
  • Sitting room with open fireplace
  • Sweeping driveway leading to a parking area and attached double garage
  • Tremendous scope for development

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A detached country home with large detached secondary accommodation and a pretty bothy, the whole occupying magnificent gardens, grounds and woodland of about eight acres located on the rural fringes of Crowborough. Drumlin House sits in an elevated location and affords a fine view across the gardens and grounds towards the neighbouring farmland and rolling countryside. Within the grounds there are a range of useful large outbuildings to include a detached 1,385 sq. ft. two bedroom cottage (converted to first fix stage), detailed drawings are available upon request, planning application number: WD/2010/2434/F. In addition to this cottage there is a large wood store/work shop and a quaint bothy which enjoys an open outlook across a large adjoining pond back towards the main grounds. The main house offers versatile accommodation and tremendous scope for enlargement subject to the necessary consents and comprises in brief on the ground floor a covered entrance, a reception hall, a utility room, an impressive sitting room with open fireplace, a triple aspect family room with bi-folding doors opening to a terrace and gardens, a ground floor bedroom and a 24'6 x 11'1 kitchen/breakfast room. From the reception hall a staircase rises to a first floor landing, three large double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) and a recently re-fitted family bathroom. Outside the property is approached via twin electronically controlled timbers gates which leads to a sweeping driveway proceeding towards a parking area and a large adjoining garage to the rear of which is a useful store currently used as a games room. The gardens and grounds provide a spectacular setting and are laid predominantly to rolling lawns and an area of light woodland which is interspersed with a vast number of bluebells. The grounds are bound by thick natural hedging and mature trees and immediately adjoin farm land and rolling countryside. EPC Band D.

LOCATION
Drumlin House is located in a semi-rural location forming part of the Lye Green hamlet surrounded by open fields and rolling countryside on the northern outskirts of Crowborough and the edge of the Ashdown Forest. Crowborough town centre is conveniently placed and provides a good selection of supermarkets, a public library, various restaurants and individual shops. The area is well served with good primary and junior schooling along with the popular Groombridge St Thomas Primary School and Beacon Community School. Sporting facilities within the area include Crowborough Leisure Centre and two golf courses. 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 vast scenic walks. Crowborough railway station is approximately 2 miles distant with train services to London in approximately one hour. 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 one hour.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

COVERED ENTRANCE: outside courtesy light, front door with adjacent floor to ceiling side panel into: RECEPTION HALL: deep walk-in under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, laminate flooring.

UTILITY ROOM: 5'11 x 5'1 housing Megaflow pressurised hot water cylinder with Grant oil fired boiler, space and plumbing for domestic appliance, quarry tiled flooring, drying area, opaque UPVC double glazed window to front.

SITTING ROOM: 32'11 x 15' windows overlooking the gardens and grounds enjoying fine views, fireplace with recess cast iron wood burning stove, timber mantle over, laminate flooring.

FAMILY ROOM: 16'10 x 8'6 a stunning triple aspect room with full height double glazed windows enjoying a spectacular outlook across the gardens, grounds and rolling countryside beyond, bi-folding doors opening to a terrace which affords a fine view, laminate flooring, recessed spotlighting.

BEDROOM: 16'10 x 8'9 double glazed window overlooking the side of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and grounds, coved ceiling, recessed spotlighting.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 24'6 x 11'1 comprising one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and boiling hot tap, cupboards, drawers and concealed Bosch dishwasher beneath. Adjoining work surfaces, further range of units to eye and base level, additional work surfaces with Siemens electric hob with cupboards and drawers beneath, built-in stainless steel double ovens with cupboards above and below, tiled surround, tall larder style cupboard, recessed spotlighting.

BOOT ROOM: power and light connected, radiator.

From the reception hall a staircase rises to the: FIRST FLOOR LANDING: window overlooking the front of the property, hatch giving access to loft space, built-in double storage cupboard.

BEDROOM: 11'4 x 9'4 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens and grounds, built-in double wardrobe, door into: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed double width shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin, fully tiled walls, opaque UPVC double glazed window to side, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, recessed spotlighting.

BEDROOM: 11'8 x 10'11 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning views across the gardens and grounds, built-in wardrobe, coved ceiling.

BEDROOM: 12'9 x 9'7 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens and grounds enjoying a stunning far reaching view, built-in double wardrobe.

FAMILY BATHROOM: re-fitted with a modern white suite and comprising enclosed bath, mixer tap with handheld shower attachment and tiled surround, low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and tiled splash-back, deep eaves storage cupboard, opaque UPVC double glazed window to side, recess spotlighting.

OUTSIDE

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds provide a spectacular back-drop and extends to about eight acres laid to areas of rolling lawn and natural pasture, bound and interspersed with areas of mature light woodland and fine bluebell walks. Within the grounds there are numerous large outbuildings to include a SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE: which has been converted to first fix stage and would provide exceptional secondary accommodation affording fine views across the gardens, grounds and countryside, full detailed plans are available upon request, application number: WD/2010/2434/F. In addition, there is a large WOOD/TRACTOR STORE: and planning granted for a detached L shaped stable building comprising a hay store, tack room and twin stables. In addition, there is a fine detached stone bothy with an adjoining timber terrace and adjacent large pond which is enclosed by post and rail fencing, providing a fantastic outdoor entertainment area. Adjoining the bothy is a further useful stone store which could be converted to extend the size of the bothy cottage. This bothy could be used as a home/office/hobby's room if required. The gardens and grounds adjoin open fields, farmland and rolling countryside and offer peace and seclusion. The property is approached via electronically controlled gates with a sweeping driveway leading to a LARGE GRAVEL PARKING AREA: providing parking for a number of vehicles. To the side of the house is a useful boot room which adjoins a games room/store.


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25 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Eridge (2.2 mi)
  • Crowborough (2.6 mi)
  • Ashurst (3.6 mi)
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The Cross, Eridge Road, Crowborough, TN6 2SJ

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Nearest stations

  • Eridge (2.2 mi)
  • Crowborough (2.6 mi)
  • Ashurst (3.6 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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