Front Elevation
344.30 sq m
Guide price £1,150,000(€1,303,725)

Town Row GreenRotherfield, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 3QZ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A charming unlisted character property offering great potential
  • Privately situated in a rural location close to the Green and accessed by a long shared driveway
  • Landscaped gardens and grounds of about 1.68 acres
  • Rotherfield village about 1.2 miles
  • Crowborough station at Jarvis Brook (about 2.7 miles) or Eridge (about 3.5 miles) with regular commuter services to London Bridge

A delightful period cottage tucked away in an accessible rural position adjoining Town Row Green on the edge of Rotherfield village.

About this property

  • A charming unlisted period property coming to the market for the first time in over thirty years and offering potential to upgrade the accommodation to create a wonderful family home in an idyllic positon.

    Heathfield Cottage is privately set within gardens and grounds of about 1.68 acres off a long shared driveway over The Green, just over a mile from the centre of the pretty village of Rotherfield and within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    Dating back in part to the 18th century, the property is light and spacious with good ceiling heights and many attractive characterful features including the striking carved gabled front elevation, a canopied entrance porch, oak joinery and a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove in the principal reception room.

    The adaptable family living space comprises an oak panelled entrance hall, three good-sized reception rooms, a study with bespoke fitted oak furniture, a large kitchen/breakfast room, with a separate utility room off and a light filled triple-aspect garden room.

    An oak staircase from the reception hall rises up to a spacious landing giving access to the bedrooms which include a generously proportioned master suite with fitted wardrobes, a separate dressing room and a bath/shower room, two further double bedrooms, bedroom four and a family bath/shower room.

    The detached double garage lies to the western side of the house, accessed via a path through the garden and offering additional space, with a first floor games room and a w.c.

    Outside
    The property is set behind a high yew hedge within extensive landscaped gardens providing a good level of privacy and with fields and the open space of The Green lying beyond the boundaries.

    A wide paved terrace around the house provides space for entertaining and there are many seating areas for enjoyment of the lovely surroundings. The garden is arranged with meandering walk-ways linking ‘rooms' comprising areas of lawns, topiary features, deep herbaceous and established shrub borders, a water feature, a magnificent ancient yew tree and a stately beech and an archway walk of apples giving access to a productive kitchen garden with raised beds and a greenhouse. A large parking and turning area lies to the front of the garage.

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Character, position and potential. A rare opportunity!

Robert JacobsProperty agent

Local information

  • Heathfield Cottage is located in a rural position within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between the historic villages of Rotherfield and Eridge, close to a wide network of footpaths and well-served by local transport links. Rotherfield (1.2 miles) offers a good range of amenities including a general store, post office, chemist, and public houses, whilst Crowborough (3.5 miles) has a wider selection of shops and several supermarkets. Tunbridge Wells (6.7 miles) has a further range of high street shopping facilities.
  • State and private schools: There are many highly regarded schools in the area including Rotherfield primary and pre-school, The Beacon Community College in Crowborough, Skippers Hill Preparatory in Five Ashes, Holmewood House, Langton Green and Bedes in Upper Dicker, Eastbourne College and Mayfield School for Girls at senior level.
  • Mainline rail: Jarvis Brook (Crowborough) (about 2.7 miles) and Eridge (about 3.5 miles) with services to London Bridge, Tunbridge Wells (about 7.5 miles), London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street.
  • Buses: A regular service operates from the bottom of Spout Hill to Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells.
  • Communications: The A21 is accessible just north of Tunbridge Wells and links to the M25 London orbital and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Tunbridge Wells, head south on the Frant Road (A267) out of town. Continue through Frant village to Mark Cross and turn right on the B2100 Catts Hill to Rotherfield. Continue down the hill and after 1.2 miles turn right before the bridge into Spout Hill. Continue for approximately 1.4 miles to Town Row Green and the track giving access to Heathfield Cottage, Heathfield Hall and Heathfield House will be found on the left-hand side, just before the open grass area. Proceed along the track and Heathfield Cottage is the first property on the right.
  • EPC Rating = E