Savills | Beechlands, Best Beech Hill, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6JT | Property for sale
3,313 sq ft(307.79 sq m)
Guide price £975,000

BeechlandsBest Beech Hill, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6JT

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2021
  • A unique and sizeable 'Freehold' family house within a handsome period conversion
  • On the edge of this popular and thriving village
  • Wonderful, far-reaching countryside views
  • Very stylish and beautifully presented accommodation
  • Well-served by a good range of respected schools at primary and secondary level
  • Wadhurst station close by with good commuter services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street

A significant portion of an impressive country mansion, enjoying far reaching rural views and situated on the edge of this popular village, about 2 miles from the mainline station

About this property

  • Mulberry House is a striking character property, being one of four luxury homes within a substantial Edwardian former priory, converted into residential accommodation in the early 1990s.

    The unassuming entrance gives way to a unique, substantial and beautiful home which enjoys generously proportioned rooms, impressive ceiling heights and an abundance of light and space with the many character and period features on offer further enhanced by the stylish presentation throughout.
    The accommodation is arranged over four floors, with the majority of rooms on the upper floors enjoying a superb South-facing aspect and far-reaching views over the magnificent communal grounds, and beyond, to the rear.

    A private front door opens into the entrance hall, leading onto the elegant and impressive drawing room with its parquet flooring, feature fireplace and French doors opening onto the private terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room also enjoys the view over the wonderful grounds. There is also a formal dining room to the front of the house.
    The first floor comprises the principal bedroom with attractive bay window and far reaching views, separate shower room and a further en suite double bedroom. The second floor benefits from two further good-sized bedrooms and a W.C..
    In addition there is a significant lower ground floor which can be configured to suit individual needs offering both recreational, home office and utility room.

    Outside: In addition to the private terrace, the communal grounds are a major feature, providing a stunning backdrop for the property and stretching down to the South from a Yorkstone terrace fringing the rear of the house, with open countryside beyond and glimpses of Rotherfield Church in the distance. Of particular note is a delightful ornamental lake featuring an interesting stone bridge and surrounded by mature park-like grounds, offering lovely space for enjoyment of the idyllic position.

    A long shared private drive from Mayfield Lane leads up to a turning and parking area to the front of Beechlands, providing access to the four properties located within the main house, plus Chapel House and The Old Priory.

    The freehold for Mulberry House includes garaging for one car located within a block to the side of the driveway, with further additional parking.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A special property that needs to be seen to be fully appreciated and understood. Mulberry House cannot fail to impress; a countryside location that is within easy reach of a thriving village, a station to London and close to Tunbridge Wells. The terrace is the perfect place to entertain as you take in the stunning views and grounds.

Natasha SelbieProperty agent

Local information

  • Mulberry House is situated in an accessible location in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the road between the popular villages of Wadhurst and Mark Cross. Wadhurst mainline station is about two miles from the property via Fairglen Road, enabling commuting to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street in just over an hour.
  • Wadhurst village (2.2 miles) offers a wide selection of local shops including a butcher, supermarket, post office, library, chemist, hardware store, cafes and a garage. Comprehensive shopping is catered for in Tunbridge Wells (8 miles).
  • Schools: Primaries in Wadhurst, Stonegate and Mark Cross, preparatory schools include Sacred Heart Catholic school (Wadhurst), Holmewood House (Langton Green), Marlborough House and St. Ronan's (Hawkhurst). State secondaries include Uplands Community Technology College in Wadhurst, and Kent grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.
  • Buses: Regular school and public bus services operate from Wadhurst.
  • Communications: The A267 Frant Road links to the A21 and onto the M25 (junction 5). Gatwick airport is about 31.5 miles to the west. The Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone is about 42 miles to the east. Central London is about 47 miles.

Additional information

  • Directions: Post code - TN5 6JT. From our offices in Tunbridge Wells proceed out of the town on Frant Road (A267). Continue through Frant before turning left on the B2099 towards Wadhurst. Continue along this road for 3.3 miles, passing the petrol station on the left and take the first right into Mayfield Lane, the B2100. Continue for about 2.2 miles and the entrance to Beechlands will be found on the left-hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold