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MAIN SPECIFICATIONS: ENJOYING SPECTACULAR VIEWS AND SET WITHIN APPROXIMATELY SEVEN ACRES OF MATURE GARDENS AND PADDOCKS (TBV), WITH BEAUTIFUL FAR-REACHING VIEWS AND THE LAND HAVING DIRECT LINKS TO HISTORICAL EVENTS FROM AS EARLY AS 1066 AND THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS, THIS FOUR BEDROOMED DETACHED AND RENOVATED CHARACTER FAMILY HOME, OFFERS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITIES FOR A NEW OWNER TO EXTEND THE ACCOMMODATION FURTHER WITH THE EXISTING PLANNING PERMISSION OR TO KNOCK DOWN AND REBUILD A MORE BESPOKE LUXURY RESIDENCE IN A HIGHLY DESIRABLE AND SOUGH AFTER LOCATION, AS WELL AS HAVING THE OPTION TO ALSO ENHANCE THE EXISTING EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES. * ENTRANCE HALL * SITTING ROOM * DRAWING ROOM * DINING ROOM * KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM * DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM * FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS * MAIN BEDROOM ONE WITH AN ENSUITE BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM * FURTHER FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM * BEAUTIFUL MATURE PROFESSIONALLY PLANTED MAIN GARDEN * HISTORICAL MEDIEVAL OLD SANDSTONE QUARRY FOR THE ABBEY THAT NOW FORMS PART OF A CHARMING WATER GARDEN * IMPORTANT UNDULATING PADDOCKS WITH STABLING AND GRASSLAND BELIEVED TO HAVE ONCE BEEN USED FOR THE ENCAMPMENT FOR WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR’S ARMY.
DESCRIPTION: An attractive detached four double bedroomed character family home set within approximately seven acres (TBV) of mature gardens and grass paddocks, positioned in an enviable elevated secluded location with the most stunning and far-reaching views of the surrounding Sussex countryside.
The current owners have carefully maintained and improved this attractive family home and there is still further planning permission to extend the property further in addition to already extending the existing accommodation to include a sitting room, a drawing room, a dining room, a refitted luxury kitchen / breakfast room, four double bedrooms, a downstairs cloakroom and two bathrooms / shower rooms.
Although the property itself only has a short history compared to its adjoining land, there are records showing that part of the existing house was once a Quakers Prayer Room.
SITUATION: Located near the end of the highly sought after Telham lane and within only a short drive of Park Farm with its fabulous local produce for local shopping needs, this attractive home is positioned in an elevated position that allows it to enjoy wonderful far reaching rural views all the way to the coast. The property is also strategically located within easy reach of both Crowhurst and Battle mainline stations, which is perfect for city commuters.
Although Battle is able to provide some splendid shopping facilities, there are more extensive and varied shops that can be found at Tunbridge Wells, Tenterten and Eastbourne.
For leisure pursuits, there are also numerous golf courses nearby, with many bridleways for horse enthusiasts to enjoy riding, as well as an immense variety of beautiful rural walks to choose from that can lead all the way to the coast.
Depending upon educational needs, there is an excellent choice of teaching institutions that include, Battle Abbey, Bede’s, Claverham College and Eastbourne College to name but a few.
ACCOMMODATION: From the main pathway leading from the newly laid tarmac driveway, you approach the substantial wooden and glazed character front door that leads into to main front reception hall.
MAIN FRONT RECEPTION HALL: With radiator, feature ceiling light, fitted coats cupboards, and window with aspect to front garden. Doors leading off from the reception hall to the drawing room, sitting room and cloakroom.
DRAWING ROOM: Approached off the reception hall by an old cottage style door. This room was once used as a Quaker Prayer Meeting Room and is triple aspect with a feature fireplace that has a fitted wood burner encompassed by a light stone mantle and surround, as well as ecclesiastical twin glazed windows either side above, radiators, attractive wooden floors, windows with aspect to the front garden and further window and French doors with aspect of and leading out onto the rear garden.
SITTING ROOM: Approached from the main reception hall by an old cottage style door with radiator, down lights, window with pleasant aspect over the rear garden. This room is also used as a games toom / entertainment cinema room.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Approached from the main reception hall and comprising of a W.C. pedestal wash basin with chrome taps, tiled splashback, radiator, wood effect flooring, window with aspect to front.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: Approached from a small flight of stairs from the main reception hall. This room can also be approached from the adjoining dining room and via French doors from the rear garden. The whole kitchen has recently been refitted and upgraded to include a luxury range of modern artisan cupboard and base units with quartz worktops, tiled splashbacks, fitted Neff oven and grill, space for washing machine, space for dryer, integrated dishwasher, fitted Neff 4 ring hob, extractor fan over, fitted 1 ½ drainer sink unit with mixer tap, RAYBURN DOUBLE OVEN RANGE and hot water / heating system, elegant limestone tiled flooring, breakfast area with double glazed windows and doors leading to rear garden.
DINING ROOM: Approached from the kitchen / breakfast room by a wooden and glazed door, as well as being able to be accessed from the French doors leading off the rear garden and sun terrace. A double aspect room, with radiator, oak floor, window with aspect over side garden and French doors leading to rear garden and sun terrace.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Main stairs from the main reception hall leading to the split level first floor landing and further stairs leading to the main family bathroom / shower room and bedrooms two, three and four.
MAIN FAMILY BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM: Comprising of a luxury feature bath with chrome mixer tap with recessed storage and display alcove, oval feature ceramic sink with chrome mixer taps and high gloss vanity storage unit with draws under, W.C., chrome heated towel rail, double sized shower with heavy glazed front, chrome shower control system, tiled walls, feature chrome shower head, window and double glazed doors opening to a Juliet balcony with marvellous far reaching views over the adjoining countryside.
BEDROOM TWO: A double sized room with a feature ceiling light, radiator and twin windows with aspect over the front gardens.
BEDROOM THREE: A double sized room that is also double aspect with a radiator, high gloss fitted wardrobe cupboards and benefitting aspects over the front and rear gardens, with far reaching views from the rear aspect window.
BEDROOM FOUR: A double sized room with a vaulted ceiling, fitted wardrobe cupboards, radiator, Velux double glazed window with aspect over side garden.
BEDROOM ONE WITH ENSUITE BATHROOM: Approached from the main reception hall by its own private stairs and mini landing. A double sized room that is also double aspect, with radiator, fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, feature ceiling light and double doors opening to a Juliet balcony with aspect over the rear garden and enjoying wonderful far reaching rural views beyond.
ENSUITE BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM FOR BEDROOM ONE: Comprising of a cottage style panelled bath with tiled surrounds and chrome mixer tap, bidet, W.C, pedestal wash basin with tiled surrounds, chrome tap, wood effect floor window.
OUTSIDE: The property has a recently renewed tarmac in and out driveway with parking area and a further detached garage able to provide further parking.
FRONT GARDEN: Bordered by the mature front hedge with lawn areas and stocked flower and shrub borders, as well as a variety of specimen trees.
FAR SIDE GARDEN: Laid mainly to lawn with variety of specimen trees and shrubs, Presently, with an old wooden summer house previously used as an artist studio.
REAR GARDEN: An exciting and very established professionally planted mature garden with beautiful magnolia, rhododendrons, other native and foreign specimen trees including a Ginkgo, as well as many other varieties. Beyond the main lawned area, there are pathways that lead around and down into the old medieval quarry, that now forms part of a charming feature water garden, with further pathways and mini bridges leading beyond to the undulating grass paddocks.
PADDOCKS: Absolutely steeped in important past historical events, including the possible encampment of William the Conqueror’s invading army in 1066 and other military staging posts. These paddocks are able to be accessed from the lower lane and from the front of Telham Lane. The paddock nearest the main house has a detached stable block with storage barn incorporated and is considered ideal for further equestrian enhancement.
POND AREA: To the lower end between the two main paddocks is a large pond that could possibly be enhanced and improved into a fishing pond of sorts.