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Guide price £1,250,000
An attractive Victorian farmhouse tucked away in a rural but not isolated position well away from main roads and benefiting from stunning views over surrounding farm land Entrance Hall. Cloakroom. Cellar. Drawing Room. Dining Room. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Rear Hallway. Lobby/Boot Room. Family/Sitting Room. Landing. 4 Double Bedrooms. Shower Room. Family bathroom. Open Garage Block with Store Room over. Small Barn. 2 loose Boxes. Attractive gardens of about 0.8 acre. DESCRIPTION Stitches Farm House is an attractive detached Victorian house with elevations of red brick and contrasting brick quoins all under a tiled roof. The house is set towards the end of a long private driveway in an elevated rural but not isolated position with wonderful views over surrounding farmland. The house was built, we understand, in the 1880's for the then Abergavenny Estate farm manager. The present owners have extended the house to provide excellent and elegant family accommodation with many features of the period including sash windows. The house is set in attractive gardens of about 0.8 acre including a useful range of buildings. FEATURES Entrance Hall with exposed floor boards, stairs to first floor. Door and steps to Cellar. Cloakroom. Drawing Room with exposed floor boards, wide bay window with stunning views, fireplace with wood burning stove, double doors to: Dining Room with French doors to garden, fireplace with marble surround, cupboards to either side. Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a good area of Corian work surface over a range of painted wall and floor cupboards , 2 oven electric AGA, Belfast sink, space for fridge and dishwasher. Door to Rear Hallway. Utility Room with Potterton boiler, wall and floor cupboards. Further work surface area with inset four plate electric hob. Oven. Spaces and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer Lobby/Boot Room with Worcester Greenstar boiler, space for fridge/freezer, door to the garden. Family/Sitting Room with oak floor, French doors to terrace. First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to Landing with cupboard housing hot water cylinder, access to Roof Space. Four Double Bedrooms. Shower Room. Family Bathroom. OUTSIDE Stitches Farm House is approached through a five bar gate to a Driveway/Parking Area providing access to a Detached open fronted Garage with brick and weather boarded elevations under a tiled roof. Tool shed/Workshop. External staircase leads to a Store Room. The Gardens surround the house and are mainly laid to lawn with mature hedges and part walled boundaries. Indian sandstone and brick terrace to side and rear. Attractive flower and shrub borders. To one side of the gardens are 2 Stables and Small Barn arranged as a pony box and store. Separate vehicular access. In all about 0.8 acre. SITUATION Stitches Farm House is situated in a wonderful rural position in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the midst of the Eridge Estate, within a mile of Eridge station serving LondonBridge/Victoria. Situated midway between Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells (about 5 miles) both town centres offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. Tunbridge Wells mainline station serves Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Local facilities include a farm shop at the end of Bunny Lane. There are a good range of well regarded schools in the area in both the state and private sectors, including the highly regarded Groombridge St Thomas CE Primary School and Holmewood House in Langton Green. Leisure facilities include a network of footpaths including the High Weald Walk; nearby Ashdown Forest which provides extensive walking and riding (by permit); various activities at Bowles Outdoor Centre at Eridge; golf courses including Crowborough Beacon and Royal Ashdown Forest and cycling on the Forest Way. Beacon Leisure Centre in Crowborough. The A26/A21 provide links to the M25 and thence the motorway network, Gatwick/Heathrow/Stansted airports, the Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Ebbsfleet International Terminal. Bluewater. DIRECTIONS From our offices in Tunbridge Wells, take the A26 towards Crowborough. Shortly after the Nevill Crest and Gun public house, turn left into Sham Farm Road. After about 0.8 mile turn right into the driveway for Hamsell Manor & Stitches Farm. Continue for about 0.4 mile and turn left. Stitches Farmhouse is the first property on the left hand side after about 0.4 mile. Please Note: Although a Kent postal address Stitches Farm House is actually located in East Sussex (Wealden District Council) SERVICES Mains electricity, private drainage, private water supply, LPG Central Heating. Local Authority: Wealden District Council Council Tax band (2019/20): G Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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Guide price £1,250,000