Savills | Rectory Field, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4JE | Property for sale
1,096 sq ft(101.82 sq m)
Guide price £595,000

Rectory FieldHartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4JE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Detached bungalow in a cul-de-sac in this edge of village position
  • Mature rear garden
  • Could benefit from up-dating without structural changes Possibility of further potential, subject to planning permission
  • About three miles to the Ashdown Forest
  • Tunbridge Wells (about 9 miles), East Grinstead (about 8 miles) and Sevenoaks (about 19 miles) and Gatwick Airport (about 17.5 miles)

A generously proportioned three bedroom bungalow in this convenient edge of village location.

About this property

  • This detached bungalow represents a rare opportunity in this sought-after village offering a good layout, balanced accommodation and a mature rear garden.

    The heart of the village is reached within about 0.2 miles, and there are lovely countryside walks in the area.

    The property is currently occupied and offers spacious accommodation which would generally benefit from up-dating without structural changes, and there may be further potential, subject to planning permission.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

So central to one of my favourite villages, which has lots of character and charm and the Ashdown Forest is right on the door step.

Robert JacobsProperty agent

Local information

  • Brookfield is located in Rectory Field a small cul-de-sac on the edge of Hartfield village. The heart of the Ashdown Forest lies about three miles from the property, being one of the largest free public access spaces in the South East of England, made famous by A A Milne's Winnie the Pooh stories (Milne having lived just outside Hartfield). The Forest is an ancient area of open heathland occupying the highest sandy ridge within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and was originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times.
  • Hartfield village has a good range of local amenities including a general store, butchers/farm shop, the Anchor public house, the neighbouring church, a gift shop, tennis, cricket and football clubs, children's play area, as well as the medical centre and the historic Hatch Inn at Colemans Hatch is just 2.4 miles away. The larger village of Forest Row is reached in about 4 miles and offers a wide range of small independent shops, cafes, galleries and services.
  • The nearest main towns are Tunbridge Wells (about 9 miles), East Grinstead (about 8 miles) and Sevenoaks which lies to the north (about 19 miles). Gatwick airport is approximately 17.5 miles to the west and the M25 providing links to the national motorway network is approximately 17 miles.
  • There are many public footpaths in the vicinity and sporting options include horse riding by permit on the Ashdown Forest, racing at Lingfield Park, the Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club, Holtye Golf Club and Crowborough Beacon Golf Club are amongst the many in the area.
  • Mainline rail: Commuter services to London Bridge, Cannon Street, Charing Cross and London Victoria are available from Cowden (about 4.5 miles), Dormansland (about 8 miles), Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead.
  • Private and State Schools: Church of England Primary schools in Hartfield, Forest Row, Withyham and Groombridge. Other highly regarded schools in the area include Holmewood House, (Langton Green), Brambletye (East Grinstead) and Cumnor House (Danehill) preparatory schools. At secondary level The Beacon in Crowborough, Uckfield Community College and in the private sector: the Michael Hall Steiner school in Forest Row, Bedes in Upper Dicker, Eastbourne College, Mayfield School for Girls and Ardingly and Hurstpierpoint Colleges.

Additional information

  • Services: Gas-fired central heating, mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
  • Outgoings: Wealden District Council (01892) 653311, Tax Band E.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold