Fine period house on the edge of this historic village
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A handsome family house with excellent entertaining space, which is situated on the edge of the village, close to Ashdown Forest, enjoying delightful views
Hall, cloakroom/laundry, sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room
Basement with games room and 2 store rooms
Vaulted landing, principal bedroom with en suite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom
Attractive garden with lawn and terrace. Double garage, parking and range of outbuildings
The front door opens into a bright and well- proportioned dining room with an attractive fireplace and bay window. Beyond is the stair hall, where there is a coat cupboard and cloakroom/laundry room. To the right of the hall is a spacious sitting room, which has a fireplace housing a wood burning stove set on flagstone hearth, a bay window looking over the front garden and a glazed door to the main garden at the rear. Across the hall is a wonderful kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with modern units and breakfast bar, wooden worktops, countersunk Butlers sink, space for appliances and glazed doors to the garden. Stairs in the corner of the kitchen/breakfast room lead down to the basement, where there is an excellent size games room and 2 good size, interconnecting store rooms with a door to an external flight of steps up to the front of the house.
Stairs lead up from the hall to a lovely galleried landing with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and a spacious airing cupboard. The principal bedroom is double aspect, well-proportioned and has fitted wardrobes and a well-appointed en suite bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. There are 3 further bedrooms and a lovely size and similarly well-appointed family bathroom.
At the front of the property is an attractive garden fronted by railings with well-stocked, raised beds and a paved path leading up to the front door. To the side of this is a driveway with parking for several cars in front of a double garage. Behind the garages, on the eastern edge of the property is a courtyard surrounded by a useful range of outbuildings.
At the side of the house is a gate that opens through to the main garden at the rear, which faces in a southerly direction with an expanse of terrace along the back of the house from which a broad flight of steps leads up to the lawn, a covered terrace and vegetable patch.
Local Amenities & Communications
Magnificently situated, close to Ashdown Forest, in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, it is now the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking, riding and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the home of Winnie the Pooh.
The historic village of Hartfield has local amenities including tea rooms, village store, medical centre and a pub. More facilities are available in Forest Row. For an extensive range of shopping, educational and transport facilities there are the towns of East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells.
There are mainline railway stations at both East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells and there is an excellent range of private and state schools in the area. The M23 (about 13 miles) gives access to Gatwick Airport, London, the coast, M25 and national motorway network.
Local Authorities and Services
Wealden DC 01892 653311. East Sussex CC 0345 608 0190. Council tax band F. All mains services.
From Forest Row take the Hartfield Road to Hartfield. The house will be found on the right just before the turn onto B2026 to Maresfield.