Brightling Road, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HB | Property for sale | Savills
9.40 Ac(3.80 Ha)
Guide price £1,395,000

Brightling RoadBrightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HB

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Wonderful equestrian property in High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Slate roofed stable block with three stables
  • Grade II listed four bedroom family home of immense charm
  • Ancillary accommodation, hay store, tack room, and mower store
  • Lovely gardens with pond
  • Outdoor sand school with all weather rubber surface
  • Robertsbridge 2.6 miles with various shops, primary and state schools and mainline station
  • Access to bridleways and good local hacking from the property
  • Historic town of Battle with station and schools 5.5 miles

Beautiful Grade II listed four bed property with stables, sand school and a total of 9.4 acres.

About this property

  • Situated in a High Weald Area of Outstand Natural Beauty just over 2.5 miles to the south west of Robertsbridge lies Swallowfield Farm, an excellent equestrian property comprising a beautifully presented Grade II listed family home, attractive gardens, stables and land extending to in all about 9.4 acres. Enjoying lovely southerly views this beautifully presented family home has been sympathetically restored over the years by the current owners, retaining a wealth of charm and character and offering versatile accommodation amounting to in excess of 2,600 sq ft, arranged over two floors.

    Ground floor accommodation comprises a pretty entrance hall with old polished brick flooring, two reception rooms; a dual aspect family room with painted panelling and a Nordpeis wood burning stove and a lovely sitting room, also with a dual aspect, leaded light windows and an inglenook fireplace with old bread ovens in situ. A part vaulted study/snug with a multi fuel stove has stairs leading to the first floor and links through to the excellent kitchen/breakfast room.

    The kitchen/breakfast/garden room with mellow terracotta floor tiles offers an excellent open plan area with two sets of French doors opening to the terrace and garden. It is comprehensively fitted with a range of hand painted cupboards complemented by slate worksurfaces. Appliances comprise an oil fired four oven Aga and a four ring Neff hob with space for further appliances. From the family room accessed via the side hall is a utility room with fitted cupboards and a WC.

    An oak staircase leads to the first floor where there are four attractive bedrooms, an en suite bathroom and a Jack and Jill bathroom.

    Swallowfield Farm is approached via wooden gates which open to a wide gravel driveway leading to a substantial parking and turning area and the stable yard. Attractive established gardens are interspersed by an array of specimen and mature shrub borders and ancient trees, and feature a pond and a southerly facing terrace and hedge enclosed kitchen garden.

    Of further note are the excellent equestrian facilities, which comprise a hardstanding yard with three stables, tack and feed room with hot horse shower, hay store and mower store. There are two fenced fields which are down to grazing with water connected and hedge enclosed. In one of the fields there is a 40ft x 20ft sand school with all weather rubber surface and access track.

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What more could one ask for, this historic home oozes charm and it really is the perfect equestrian set up, even the horses can have hot showers!

Sarah HuntProperty agent

Local information

  • Swallowfield Farm is situated within a High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village of Robertsbridge (2.5 miles) offers a good range of local facilities, including two general stores (one with post office), a bakery, Boots chemist, doctor's surgery and dental practice, two florists, public houses, primary and secondary schools and a railway station.
  • More extensive shopping and leisure amenities can be found in the picturesque town of Battle (6.5 miles). Tunbridge Wells, with its period architecture, shopping centre and extensive retail park is about 16.5 miles away.
  • Mainline rail services can be found at Robertsbridge (2.5 miles) or Etchingham (3.8 miles) and with frequent services to London Bridge and Charing Cross.
  • An excellent selection of educational opportunities can be found locally at both primary and secondary levels, in the private and state sectors. These include Vinehall, Claremont, Saint Ronans and Marlborough House preparatory schools and Robertsbridge and Etchingham primary schools. Further afield there are schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Eastbourne.
  • There is something for everyone in the area including beautiful National Trust homes and castles, a network of bridleways, footpaths and trails through ancient woodlands to medieval villages and old market towns. Bedgebury Pinetum (10.3 miles) has hundreds of acres of forestry with extensive cycle trails, Go Ape climbing centre and outdoor music concerts whilst Bewl Water (13.2 miles) has excellent walks, a rowing and sailing club and other water sports and fishing.
  • Motorway links: The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8, providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.
  • *All mileages and distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Services: Oil fired central heating, mains water and electric. Private drainage.
  • Directions: From Cranbrook travel south on the A229 towards Hawkhurst. At the traffic lights, turn right towards Flimwell, at Flimwell traffic lights, turn left onto the A21 towards Hurst Green and Hastings. Travel for approximately 2 miles and at the Salehurst roundabout turn right towards Robertsbridge village. Proceed through the village and turn right onto Station Road. Follow this road (merging into Brightling Road) for about 2.5 miles and Swallowfield Farm will be found on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G