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328.88 sq m(3,540 sq ft)
Guide price £900,000

Little London RoadHeathfield, East Sussex, TN21 0BJ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A handsome and well proportioned character house set within established gardens
  • Adaptable space with potential
  • Attractive block of woodland to the rear
  • Gated driveway approach with plentiful parking and turning
  • In total above 3.32 acres
  • 16.7 miles south of Tunbridge Wells
  • 8.2 miles to Buxted mainline station with services to London Bridge from about 1 hr 15 mins

A handsome and well-proportioned five bedroom Edwardian house set within established gardens with adjoining woodland in a convenient semi-rural position.

About this property

  • An attractive period house offering adaptable family space and enjoying a good level of privacy within delightful gardens, merging into unspoilt woodland.

    For commuters, Buxted mainline station is 8.2 miles from the property, enabling a journey to London Bridge from about 1 hour 15 minutes. There is a wide choice of schools in the area and excellent local amenities in Heathfield (3.3 miles) and Uckfield (8.3 miles).

    The property has a formal front entrance porch with glass detail above the door and a decorative terracotta tiled floor opening into a spacious hallway.

    Two principal reception rooms, both with attractive feature fireplaces, comprise a drawing room with double doors out to the garden and a sitting room with a bay window to the front.

    The stylish country-style fitted kitchen and breakfast room has wood flooring, an electric Aga, a large central marble-topped breakfast bar and a bay window to the front.

    The double doors from the breakfast room lead into a spacious conservatory with a terracotta tiled floor, creating lovely family space.

    The inner hallway has terracotta flooring and leads into a practical domestic area comprising a scullery and a an old brick floored utility room, which has a passage leading out to the garden, currently used as a wine store.

    The master suite is on the first floor and there are a further three characterful double bedrooms, a bath/shower room and a separate cloakroom. The second floor en suite double bedroom enjoys a lovely outlook over the garden.

    There is a substantial ground floor garage extension on the south side, linked via an interconnecting door from the inner hallway and offering adaptable space currently being upgraded to meet buildings' regulations.

    Outside:
    The established gardens are a major feature of the property, extending to about 1.43 acres and wrapping around the house to all sides, providing a good level of privacy and lovely areas for entertaining. Year-round colour is assured, with well-stocked herbaceous borders and many specimen trees. Areas of interest include a small pond, an orchard, a period summerhouse and a productive kitchen garden, complete with a fruit cage and a greenhouse.

    The woodland
    The formal area of garden merges into an unspoilt block of mature mixed woodland which extends to about 1.89 acres, providing a lovely natural environment for children and animals.

    The property is approached to the front through tall automatic gates from the road into a large gravelled drive way with ample space for parking and turning and an oak-framed garage/car port to the side.

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Excellent space, both inside and out, in this popular, value location.

Robert JacobsProperty agent

Local information

  • Furnace Edge is located in a convenient position being under a mile from Horam village with amenities including a butchers, a pharmacy and a post office. Heathfield (3.3 miles) has several supermarkets and individual shops, whilst Tunbridge Wells (16.7 miles) and Eastbourne (15.6 miles) offer more comprehensive facilities.
  • Private and state schools: Primary school in Maynards Green, Heathfield and Wadhurst Community Colleges, Bricklehurst Manor (Stonegate) and Skippers Hill (Five Ashes) preparatory schools and Bedes (Upper Dicker), Mayfield School and Eastbourne College at senior level.

Additional information

  • Agent's Note: The photographs were taken in June 2017.
  • Directions: From Tunbridge Wells, take the A267 south and keep on this road for about 13.7 miles to Cross in Hand, then turn right remaining on the A267 Little London Road towards Horam. After a further 2.4 miles, pass Hanging Birch Lane on the right-hand side and the gates for Furnace Edge will be found immediately after on the right, designated by a flag pole.
  • EPC Rating = F