5 bed Detached House
Rarely do you find a property with so much to offer! The main family house has parts that date back to the 16th century, with later additions that provide a generous home with flexible living. The drawing room is triple aspect with doors that open onto the side terrace and a beautiful Inglenook fireplace and stove. A cosy family area is ready to lounge in while the cook in the family enjoys the fully equipped kitchen with a 2 oven Aga and 2 oven companion and functional working island. For formal meals, the dining room is the perfect place with oak beams and Inglenook fireplace, plus access out to the rear garden and patios. A recent addition is the Gymnasium, built for the current owners, and comes with underfloor heating and direct access into the wet room.
Upstairs are good size bedrooms with the master suite having a double aspect over the grounds with a walk in dressing room and en-suite shower room. There is a re-fitted family bathroom with freestanding bath and shower. The second floor holds the guest suite with an amazing walk in wet room with rainfall shower, good size dressing area and room for a sofa as well as a double or king size bed.
The annexe is a self contained detached unit with a triple aspect lounge, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and good size bedroom. Perfect for visitors or even as a home office.
Outside are stunning landscaped gardens are around 1.3 acres, with a newly installed seating area and fire pit, Koi ponds, heated swimming pool and hot tub, herb garden and an abundance of lighting that brings the garden to life especially when you are having parties. There is also planning permission in place for the existing garage block to be rebuilt with an additional room above and wood store.
The property is located on the edge of Bewl Water with a bridal path adjacent to the property for access. The village of Ticehurst is a short distance away with a great range of amenities and an amazing gastro pub, The Bell. The A21 at Flimwell is within easy reach for access to Tunbridge Wells and for travelling to London there are stations at both Wadhurst, Stonegate and Etchingham. Nearby attractions include Bewl Water for cycling, sailing and walking, and for golf there is Dale Hill Golf Course and Club. There are a good selection of both state and private schools with access to Grammar schools in nearby Tunbridge Wells.
ENTRANCE PORCH Open to the front with multi-paned windows to the side. Space for boots and outdoor items. Tiled flooring.
ENTRANCE HALL Hard wood front door leads into the double height hallway with stairs to the first floor and the galleried landing. Open framework to the dining room and steps down to the drawing room. Under stairs cupboard. Tiled flooring.
DINING ROOM Formal dining area with exposed beams, original stripped wooden oak flooring and a lovely open fireplace with bressumer beam and inset electric fire. French doors open onto the rear garden and terrace beyond. There are steps that lead down to a door into the drawing room.
DRAWING ROOM Beautifully light room with a triple aspect including bay window with window seats over looking the rear garden, and glazed French doors opening onto the side terrace, plus windows to the front. Feature Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and wood burning stove set on a slate tiled hearth. Exposed brick columns and exposed timbers. Carpeted.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM The family/breakfast area to the front is a large space with open studwork, with window to the front and a lovely terracotta tiled floor by Fired Earth. The kitchen is a cook's delight with a lovely view of the rear garden. Oak fronted units, both wall and base, provide plenty of storage, an inset butler style sink, central working island, fitted Smeg dishwasher and a wonderful 2 oven Aga and 2 oven companion range cooker complete the kitchen. There are features such as the beamed ceiling and tiled terracotta flooring by Fired Earth.
GYMNASIUM A later addition with a stone tiled floor and underfloor heating. Glazed patio doors lead out to the rear. Built in cupboard and wall mounted tv point. Doors lead to the wet room and utility room.
SHOWER ROOM Wet room style with window to the front. Fully tiled walls and floor with walk in shower with wall mounted drench shower head. WC and wash hand basin with cupboards built in below.
UTILITY ROOM Window overlooking the front. Range of matching units with inset ceramic sink. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Continuation of the stone flooring.
GALLERIED LANDING First floor galleried landing with door leading to the second floor staircase. Fitted cupboards. Carpeted.
BEDROOM 3 Large bright room with triple aspect and a lovely sitting area. Range of fitted wardrobes. Wall lights. Carpeted.
BEDROOM 5 Window overlooking the rear garden. Fitted wardrobe. carpeted. Jack and Jill door into bedroom 4.
BEDROOM 4 Feature chimney breast and feature fireplace. Windows overlooking the rear garden. fitted cupboard. Carpeted.
BATHROOM Window to the front. Luxury bathroom suite comprising freestanding roll top bath complete with spa jets, walk in shower cubicle, Wc and wash hand basin. Further built in cupboards. Part tiled walls and carpeted.
MASTER BEDROOM Double aspect bedroom suite with glorious views over the surrounding countryside. Set of built in cupboards. archway to dressing area. Carpeted.
DRESSING ROOM Window to side. Range of fitted cupboards and wardrobes. Carpeted. Door to En-suite.
ENSUITE Window to side. Fitted Teuco steam shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Built in cupboards and airing cupboard. Heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring.
GUEST SUITE Stairs from the first floor lead into the dressing area with fitted cupboard and wardrobe. Velux windows. Open plan to the large bright bedroom with 2 further velux windows. Vaulted ceiling and feature open chimney breast. Carpeted.
ENSUITE Fabulous hotel inspired room with inset fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with rainfall head and further extension head. WC and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail and tiled flooring.
ENTRANCE HALL Door leads into the entrance hall. Fitted cupboard.
LOUNGE/DINER Triple aspect room with further skylights to the vaulted ceiling. Loft access. Wooden flooring. Arch to kitchen.
KITCHEN Range of base units with space for washing machine and cooker. Window to the side. Vinyl flooring.
BATHROOM Panelled bath with shower over. WC and wash hand basin. Airing cupboard. Fully tiled walls. Tiled floor.
BEDROOM Windows to side and rear. Carpeted.
GARDENS The gardens are a particular feature of the property and have had new perimeter walls and have been landscaped by the current owners to include the following: - Newly laid herb garden. Mature shrubs, trees and flower borders surround the house and lead in from the gate past the garage and down to the house. Raised oriental style terraced garden with ornamental lighting around the seating areas. Large terrace around the swimming pool and hot tub with BBQ and feature lighting. Large side terrace from the lounge. Area for chicken houses, raised beds and greenhouse. Newly constructed seating area with fire pit. Koi ponds and feature landscaping and further terracing. Various lawns both to the front and rear. Sunken trampoline. Lower level with storage shed. All of the gardens benefit from the view of surrounding countryside and there is also easy access to the bridal path to Bewl Water.
SWIMMING POOL Delightful heated kidney shaped pool with terraced surround.
HOT TUB Raised hot tub set on the terrace near to the swimming pool.
POOL HOUSE Located to the side of the house with the heating system and pump for the pool
GARAGE BLOCK Current double garage with open frontage, power and light. Planning permission in place to rebuild a double garage with room above and a wood store.
DRIVEWAY Sweeping driveway leads down from the gate, past the annexe and garage, to the front of the house and offers parking for a multitude of vehicles.