Guide price £475,000
A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial and spacious attached house in an elevated position on the edge of village. Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Master Bedroom with en-suite Shower Room, Bedroom 2 with en-suite Bathroom, Garage, Driveway, Rear Garden, Terrace with Pond DESCRIPTION Packhams Lodge is a rare opportunity to acquire a deceptively spacious semi-detached house offering excellent and well-proportioned accommodation. The house was built in the late 1990's with brick elevations under a hipped and tiled roof and was originally designed as ancillary accommodation to the adjoining house Packhams. A certificate of existing lawful use or development was submitted under application ref: WD/2020/0317/LDE and received approval from Wealden District Council on 17 June 2020. The section 106 agreement attached to the original planning consent for ancillary accommodation was released in September 2020 by Wealden District Council under reference WD/2020/1268/PO. ACCOMMODATION Solid entrance door opens to Entrance Hallway with doors to Garage and Utility Area with work surface area, plumbing and spaces for washing machine. External door to garden. Spacious inner Hall with stairs to first floor. Cloakroom. Double aspect Kitchen/Dining Room with excellent work surface area over a range of cupboards and drawers. Space for free standing oven. Eye level cupboards. Tiled floor. Sitting Room with bay window overlooking garden. Brick inglenook fireplace with raised brick hearth. First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to Galleried landing with built in double linen cupboard. Good Double Bedroom 1 with bay window to rear enjoying lovely views over farmland and beyond. Range of fitted wardrobes. En suite Shower Room with suite comprising Shower to glazed cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level wc. Good double Bedroom 2 with window to front. Fitted wardrobes. En suite Bathroom with suite comprising Bath, shower to cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level wc. OUTSIDE Packhams Lodge is approached over an initial shared driveway through double gates to gravelled parking and turning giving access to substantial Garage with up and over door, power and light laid on, personal door to rear. Wall mounted Vaillant gas boiler and hot water cylinder. A side gate gives access to the Rear Gardens including lawned area, good paved terrace to the rear of the garage, further paved area with raised fish pond. To the front of the house is a further area of garden planted with variety of shrubs. SITUATION Packhams Lodge is located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty about 0.4 mile from Rotherfield Village with its good range of amenities including GP surgery, a pharmacy, hairdressers, post office/general store, church and several public houses. Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells Town Centres both offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. There are a good number of well-regarded Schools in the local area including primary schools in both Rotherfield and Mark Cross. Secondary schools include The Beacon Academy (Crowborough), Heathfield and Uplands (Wadhurst) community colleges, Kent grammar schools and further schools in Tunbridge Wells. Preparatory schools include Skippers Hill Manor (Five Ashes), Bricklehurst Manor (Stonegate) and Holmewood House (Langton Green). Independent schools in Mayfield and Tonbridge. Wadhurst, Frant and Tunbridge Wells Stations offer frequent services on the Hastings line into London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Eridge Station also provides services to London Bridge/Victoria. The A22 and the A26 to the west and the A21 to the east provide access to the south coast and the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, the Channel Tunnel Terminus and ports. Nearby leisure facilities include leisure centres at Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells, Golf Courses. The village has its own tennis club as well as many beautiful walks and numerous equestrian pursuits available nearby. Sailing can be enjoyed at Bewl Water reservoir and the Coast. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water, Electricity, Gas and Drainage. Currently services are metered via Packhams, new independent supplies are scheduled to be laid on early in January 2021. Local Authority: Wealden District Council Council Tax band (2020/21): A Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells proceed south on the A267 Frant Road to Mark Cross and turn right onto B2100 signposted Rotherfield. Proceed down Catts Hill and under the bridge. Continue up the hill for about 0.3 mile and the driveway to Packhams Lodge will be found on the right-hand side.
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