Guide price £500,000
An individual Grade II listed attached converted former forge providing versatile, mainly single storey accommodation in a convenient village setting The Old Forge is a charming attached residential dwelling, originally dating from 1815 providing over 2,000 sq ft of versatile accommodation. The majority of the living space is single storey with a master bedroom on the first floor. A particular feature of the property is the addition of a light and bright kitchen/dining room which connects to the garden through the adjoining conservatory. The quality fitted kitchen comprises a range of painted units under Iroko hardwood worktops, a Stanley range cooker, fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher. The original kitchen has been retained and is used as a utility room, but could be utilized as a second kitchen to provide a dual living arrangement. The property boasts a bright and airy sitting room with working fireplace, home office, three bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and a family bathroom. In addition, there is a further reception room, currently used as a music room which could equally be utilised as an fourth bedroom. Outside to the rear of the property is a good sized garden which is accessible from the conservatory through double French doors. It is mainly laid to lawn with established hedges and close board fencing. There is also a single garage with double doors, electric light and power provides additional storage space. FEATURES - Entrance hall - Sitting room - Kitchen/dining room - Utility room - Conservatory - Home office - En suite master bedroom - Two further bedrooms - Snug/bedroom 4 - Shower room - Garage SITUATION The Old Forge is set in the pretty village of Staplecross and within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village benefits from a range of services including a local shop, public house, bowls club and primary school. Other schools nearby include Robertsbridge Community College, Claremont Senior School at Bodiam and Vinehall School at Robertsbridge. Battle provides a more comprehensive selection of shops and restaurants. The A21 gives access north to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and south to Hastings and the coast. Robertsbridge Station provides direct commuter services to Cannon Street and Charing Cross with journey times of about 1 hour 20 minutes. A21 - 2.5 miles Robertsbridge 5 miles Battle 6 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas central heating, mains drainage and electricity. - Local Authority: Rother District Council - Council Tax band (2018/19): E - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - The driveway to The Old Forge is accessed across the shared the driveway with the neighbouring property, the Old Mill. The owner of the Old Mill has a pedestrian right of way across the rear of the Old Forge. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000.
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