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9 bedroom house for sale in London Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18

Guide price £2,650,000

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A fabulous country house, set within stunning gardens and grounds enjoying spectacular views towards to Ashdown Forest.

  • Garden
  • Land/Paddock
  • Patio
  • Tennis Court
  • Detached
  • House
  • Freehold
  • Garage
  • Private Parking
  • Triple Garage
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A fabulous country house, set within stunning gardens and grounds enjoying spectacular views towards to Ashdown Forest.
Entrance lobby, Coat room, Reception hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Sitting room, Reading room
Study, Day room, Garden room, Kitchen, Servery, 2 Cloakrooms, Utility room
Principal bedroom with en suite shower room and dressing room, 2 bedroom suites, 4 Further bedrooms, Family bathroom
Top floor studio/entertainment suite, Attractive gardens with terracing and lawns, Tennis court, Breeze house, Pond, Meadow area, Woodland, Orchard
Parking and garaging with garden store and WC
The Property

A most impressive and substantial arts and crafts style country house, which was built in the 1920’s. Since purchasing the owners have modernized and refurbished it to an exceptionally high standard.

The front door opens into an entrance lobby, off which is a cloakroom, separate WC and reception hall. The reception hall has an oak floor, beams, fireplace and main staircase. The drawing room is a good size with large fireplace, beams and an oak floor. The reading room has French doors to the terrace. The centre of the house is the day room, kitchen and garden room, which are bright and spacious and are open to each other. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with granite work surfaces and has integrated equipment that includes a Rangemaster. The garden room has bi-fold doors. The dining room has a fireplace and French doors to the garden. Beyond is a study. There is also a rear lobby, utility room and servery.

The principal bedroom has a Juliet balcony, an en-suite shower room and dressing room. The guest bedroom has a balcony, en-suite shower room and a kitchenette. There are 5 further bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom and there is a family bathroom.

On the top floor is an area which could be used as a separate annexe or an entertainment area. It comprises a large T-shaped reception/games room. Off to one side is a bedroom while to the other is a kitchen/dining room, which could also be used as a bedroom. There is also a separate shower room.
Outside

A gravelled drive with electric gate leads, through the garden past a delightful pond with waterfall, up to the front of the house where there is a turning circle and an attached garage. A spur off the drive leads to a further parking area in front of a garage block with garaging for 3 cars, 2 tractor stores, a garden store and outside WC.

Gardens and Grounds

The gardens surrounds the house with a paved terrace to the south having a water feature. Steps lead down to a lawn, beyond which is further lawn with pergola leading down to the meadow area. To one side of the lawn is a tennis court and orchard, while on the other side is paved garden with Breeze House. To the northern side of the house is a woodland garden

Surrounding Area

Forest Row has very good local amenities, but for a wider range of shops, restaurants, transport and recreational facilities there are the nearby towns of East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells. There is an excellent selection of schools in the village and surrounding area. Nearby Ashdown Forest is the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Local Authorities & Services

Wealden District Council Tel: 01892 653311. East Sussex County Council Tel: 03456080190
Council tax: Band H
All mains services. Gas fired central heating.

Directions

From the centre of Forest Row head north on the A22 towards East Grinstead. Having left the village you proceed around the bends and the gate to the house will be found on the right.

Communications

The A22 providing good access to the M25 and London. There is a mainline railway station at East Grinstead providing service to London Bridge/Victoria in around 55 minutes, The M23 provides good access to Gatwick, the M25 and Heathrow.

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