Savills | Royal Oak Lane, High Hurstwood, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4AN | Property for sale
288.74 sq m
Guide price £2,000,000(€2,315,348)

Royal Oak LaneHigh Hurstwood, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4AN

    Key features

    • A charming unlisted Wealden Hall House in this lovely rural position
    • beautifully and sympathetically restored and extended
    • tucked away on the edge of the village with its characterful pub, Village Hall and well regarded primary school
    • separate detached barn with potential subject to any necessary consents
    • established garden, stables and paddock
    • about 2.34 acres in total
    • 2.5 miles to Buxted mainline station with services to London
    • 5 miles to Crowborough, 11.6 miles Tunbridge Wells

    An immaculately presented character home with unconverted barn, stabling and paddock.

    About this property

    • A charming unlisted Wealden Hall House beautifully and sympathetically restored and extended to create a characterful, light, bright and modern family home.

      The property is ideally placed for those seeking a rural life-style offering space, privacy and convenience tucked away on the edge of the village on a no through road, just a third of a mile from the characterful High Hurstwood pub, with the Village Hall and well regarded primary school a little further.

      Buxted mainline station with services to London and the A26 serving Tunbridge Wells via Crowborough to the north and Eastbourne to the south are about 2.5 miles. There is a wide choice of schools in the area, both state and private.

      The modern extension was completed in 2019 and merges seamlessly with the original which is believed to be 15th Century in origin. The essence of the period is beautifully maintained with meticulous attention to detail throughout and a wealth of quality bespoke oak joinery in the traditional style, exposed brick and stone work and metal work.

      The formal front entrance on the southerly side has been transformed into a an impressive vaulted hallway with a galleried landing above. The large fitted open plan kitchen/breakfast room opens out to the garden and links through to the dining room with a wide brick inglenook fireplace recess and a light-filled sitting room with stone fireplace and a conservatory off.

      The principal first floor bedroom overlooks the garden and is fitted with a stylish stand-alone bath with an en suite shower room off. There are four further double bedrooms arranged over two floors, a cozy snug/study with a fireplace and two further bath/shower rooms.

      The gardens are a lovely feature, stretching mostly to the rear with a flagstone terrace, lawn, shrubs, many mature trees including oak, pear and apple and high hedging to the boundaries providing shelter and privacy.

      To the eastern boundary is an ancient riveted wrought iron gateway with crown topped pillars opening out to the lane and believed to have been the main “carriage gate” dating back to the

      Sussex Barn
      A period barn of great character with huge double doors to either side is currently used as a machinery store, but offers potential for conversion, subject to any necessary planning consents.

      Stable yard
      For those aspiring to space for a pony, there is a fenced level paddock to the westerly side of the house, together with a small yard comprising three loose boxes opening to an enclosed concrete yard and an open barn for storage. The stables were originally garages and could be reinstated if

      The property is entered via an in and out driveway providing ample parking space.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A character unlisted property is a great combination these days, as is outbuildings with potential and all on an edge of village location, tucked-away from busy roads.

    Robert JacobsProperty agent

    Local information

    • The Old Cherry Gardens lies on the rural edge of High Hurstwood village (0.3 miles), 5 miles south of Crowborough offering a good
    • choice of supermarkets and shops, and 2.5 miles from the mainline station at Buxted, serving London Bridge.
    • The village has an active local community with The Hurstwood Pub at the end of the lane, Church, High Hurstwood C of E
    • Primary School (rated “Outstanding”) and Village Hall.
    • There are many footpaths in the area and the historic Ashdown Forest is about 8 miles providing riding and walking opportunities.
    • The larger towns of Tunbridge Wells (11.6 miles) and Eastbourne (23 miles) offer further options.
    • State and private schools: High Hurstwood C of E Primary, Skippers Hill Preparatory (Five Ashes), Bedes Preparatory and St
    • Andrews Preparatory (Eastbourne), Beacon Community College (Crowborough), Eastbourne College and Bedes Senior school (Upper Dicker).

    Additional information

    • Services: Oil-fired central heating, mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
    • Outgoings: Wealden District Council – (01323) 443322. Tax band ‘G'.
    • Directions: From Tunbridge Wells head south on the A26, through Eridge and then Crowborough. Turn left into Chillies Lane just before the Crow and Gate Pub for about 1.2 miles into High Hurstwood. Pass the village school and the Village Hall on the left to the and turn left at the Hurstwood pub into Royal Oak Lane. Continue for about 0.4 miles and the entrance to The Old Cherry Gardens will be seen on the left.
    • EPC Rating = E