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Rystwood Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18

Guide price £2,450,000

Under offer

5 Beds 4 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: TON200061

A stunning and immaculately presented recently upgraded substantial family house set in wonderful established gardens and grounds providing privacy and seclusion in this most prestigious and exclusive private residential park on the edge of the village


  • Popular Private Road Location
  • Substantial recently upgraded 5 Bedroom Family House
  • Immaculately presented
  • Wonderful established formal gardens and wooded area
  • Privacy and Seclusion
  • Home Office
  • Potential Annexe
  • Swimming Pool
  • Just under 2 Acres


A stunning and immaculately presented recently upgraded substantial family house set in wonderful established gardens and grounds providing privacy and seclusion in this most prestigious and exclusive private residential park on the edge of the village. Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Study, Wine Cellar, Utility Room, Master Bedroom Suite, 4 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Garage, Studio, Summer House, Home Office, Front and Rear Garden, Swimming Pool, Pond and Greenhouse. DESCRIPTION Badgers Drift is a substantial Edwardian style family house built just over 20 years ago by the then managing director of Rydon Homes for his own occupation. The present owner has recently completed a program of upgrading and the house now offers immaculately presented family accommodation. Internally the rooms are all beautifully proportioned including the 3 principal Reception Rooms, Study with fitted furniture as well as a stunning kitchen opening into a spacious Conservatory and good-sized Master and Guest Bedroom suites. Outside the gardens are a particular feature extending to just under 2 acres and include a good-sized detached Home Office. The Garage Block with apartment over offers potential as annexe/guest accommodation if required. FEATURES Attractive Entrance Porch with solid entrance door opening to Spacious Reception Hall. Attractive light oak flooring. Elegant Oak staircase to first floor with cupboards under. Cloakroom. Double aspect Drawing Room with square bay window to front, part glazed double doors to rear terrace. Fireplace with Dik Guerts wood burning stove. Family Room overlooking rear garden. Wall light points. Steps down to Inner Hall with oak flooring Study with window to front fitted furniture including extensive desktop and book shelving. Elegant Dining Room with glazed double doors to spacious bay window. Fitted Clive Christian oak shelving and display unit to one wall. Faber gas fire to fireplace. Stunning Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room including substantial Conservatory. Excellent Caesar stone work surfaces over a range of Smallbone cupboards and drawers. Dresser style unit to one wall. Substantial island unit. Live range style cooker. Quooker tap. Integrated Miele American style fridge with freezer drawer. Further dresser style unit to conservatory. Kitchen/Utility Room with Granite work surface. Miele fridge freezer. Rear Hall with Cloakroom. Boiler Room with Vaillant gas boiler. Steps down to Lobby with external door and door to Laundry Room. First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to Spacious Galleried Landing with access to roof space. Substantial built in double Utility cupboard with hot water cylinder. Master Bedroom Suite including double Bedroom with seat to bay window overlooking front garden. Dressing Room with fitted furniture. Shower Room with large walk in cubicle Dressing Room 2. Guest Bedroom with window to front, built in wardrobes. En suite Bathroom. Double Bedroom with window to rear overlooking garden, built in wardrobes. En Suite Shower Room. Double Bedroom with window to front, built in wardrobes. En Suite Shower. Bedroom 5. Clive Christian Family Bathroom. OUTSIDE Driveway approach through automatic double gates to a good-sized parking and turning area to the front of the house giving access to detached Coach House style double Garage Block with Workshop and wood store. On the First Floor is a spacious self-contained Studio Apartment. To one side is a detached Home Office. The established and well stocked landscaped Gardens are a most attractive feature providing privacy and seclusion and a delightful setting for the house. To the front of the house is a lawned area with variety of shrubs and plants with adjoining area of mixed mature woodland to the boundary with Rystwood Road. The Rear Garden has lawned areas, banks of mature shrubs with walks. Swimming Pool with decking surround. Summerhouse with terrace. Adjoining the rear elevation is a substantial paved terrace area with ornamental Pond and water feature. Victorian style Greenhouse. In all extending to about 1.92 Acres SITUATION Badgers Drift is conveniently situated on the eastern edge of this popular village and is set well back from this well-regarded private road in a prestigious residential park adjacent to the Royal Ashdown Golf Course and Ashdown Forest. Forest Row village offers a range of day to day shopping facilities, together with a health centre, vet, primary school, churches and pubs/restaurants. East Grinstead town centre has a wide range of shopping facilities, a leisure centre and main line station serving London. Similar facilities can also be found at Tunbridge Wells. A further main line station can be found at Three Bridges. There are a good number of well-regarded schools and colleges in the local area, including Forest Row primary school, Ashdown House, Cumnor House, Brambletye, Ardingly College and the sought-after Michael Hall Steiner School. The M23 provides a direct link with the M25 and thence the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted International Airports. Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Bluewater. Ebbsfleet International Terminal. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells proceed out of the town on the A264 Langton Road. Continue through Langton Green and on to Groombridge on the B2110. At the mini roundabout bear right and continue on this road through Groombridge, Hartfield and Colemans Hatch towards Forest Row. After a long straight Rystwood Road will be found on the left-hand side just after a right-hand bend. Turn in and Badgers Drift will be found on the right-hand side just after Forest Road. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All Mains Services. Gas fired central heating. Local Authority: Wealden District Council Council Tax band: H Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.