Mr & Mrs Bell, Kent
"Thank you very much for securing the price we wanted for our property. We are both delighted with the short time frame too."
A magnificent Connors built Arts and Crafts detached family home retaining a wealth of character features set in landscaped gardens of circa 1.75 acres
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A spacious Arts and Crafts detached family home set in landscaped gardens with well presented accommodation over two floors. The property is stone built and benefits from many features of the period including stone mullion windows, oak joinery, exposed oak and parquet flooring and original fireplaces. The accommodation in brief comprises entrance vestibule, reception hall, dining room, drawing room with original fireplace and sun room with sliding doors to the garden.
Kitchen/breakfast room with door into the integrated garage, butlers pantry, larder and downstairs cloakroom. From the entrance hall an oak staircase rises to the first floor landing which provides a generous master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, guest bedroom with balcony overlooking the garden, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom with dressing room, a further bathroom and separate wc. There is excellent storage throughout the house and scope to extend further subject to the necessary consents.
The gardens are a particular feature of the property with a large paved sun terrace, swimming pool, sauna and changing room, landscaped terraces and established planting and lawns. There are specimen rhododendrons and azaleas in banks throughout the garden. In addition there is a vegetable garden and seating terrace with the whole plot extending to circa 1.75 acres and enjoying spectacular views towards the South Downs.
The property is situated within a short drive of the south of Crowborough town centre with its good selection of shops, including Waitrose, along with numerous sports and leisure amenities. Jarvis Brook mainline station is approximately 3.0 miles which offers a regular train service to London in just over the hour. Royal Tunbridge Wells, with its comprehensive shopping facilities, restaurants and cafés, is situated approximately 9.5 miles to the north and Gatwick Airport is a little over 20 miles away.
There are neighbouring foot and bridle paths accessing the picturesque Ashdown Forest where 2/3rds of its 6,500 acres are designated heathland. There are a good number of schools close by including Holmewood House (9 miles) and Skipper's Hill prep schools (7 miles) and Mayfield senior schools (7.5 miles) plus, of course, the well respected grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge (14 miles).
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