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  • NO CHAIN **
  • Wonderful rural outlook and views
  • Rural edge of the village
  • Deceptively spacious detached 3 Bed Property
  • Substantial Annexe Building
  • Garage with room over
  • In all about 5.8 Acres


A deceptively spacious individual property together with substantial "Annexe" building set right on the rural edge of this popular village offering great potential and benefiting from wonderful rural views and gardens and grounds of just under 6 acres Entrance Hall * Shower/Cloakroom * Sitting Room * Dining Room * Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Snug * Utility Room * Boot Room Spacious Galleried Landing * Master Bedroom Suite * Guest Bedroom Suite * Bedroom 3. "The Annexe* comprising spacious 1 Bedroom Ground Floor Flat and self contained 2 Bedroom First Floor Flat. Double Garage with Office/Games Room over Attractive Gardens. Separate Field/Paddock. In all extending to about 5.8 Acres DESCRIPTION Homelands is a deceptively spacious property set well back from the road enjoying some wonderful and distant rural west-facing views. The house was originally arranged together with a substantial garage building. In 2011 retrospective planning permission RR/2011/2112/P was granted for alterations to create "The Annexe" comprising two excellent self-contained one and two bedroom apartments together with a single and a double garage with office/games room over. Overall, the property has been well maintained but lends itself to some general updating and is well set in gardens extending to just over 1.8 Acres, adjoining the gardens is a field of just under 4 Acres with separate road access. HOMELANDS - Solid wood entrance door opens to enclosed Entrance Porch with tiled floor. Glazed double doors open to Spacious Hall with stairs to first floor. Shower/Cloakroom. - Triple aspect Sitting Room with wood burning stove to fireplace. Sliding glazed door to West-facing Terrace. - Dining Room with west-facing views. - Kitchen/Breakfast Room with attractive outlook to garden and beyond. Good worksurface area over a range of cupboards and drawers, electric-fired 2 oven Aga cooker, Integral fridge, plumbing and space for dishwasher. Eye level cupboards. - Snug with dresser style unit to one wall. - Boot Room with stable style external door. - Utility Room with sink to work surface. Sliding larder unit. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine, freezer and tumble dryer. Oil fired boiler. First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to spacious Galleried Landing with Study Area. Eaves storage. Airing cupboard. - Double aspect Master Bedroom with views to the west. Spacious En Suite Bathroom. - Guest Bedroom with west-facing views. En suite Bathroom. - Bedroom 3 with views. "THE ANNEXE" Double gates provide access to a courtyard area and "The Annexe" a substantial 'L' shaped building with brick and weatherboarded elevations under a tiled roof. The accommodation includes two self-contained apartments. GROUND FLOOR Part glazed door to porch. Spacious double aspect Sitting Room with wonderful west-facing views. Kitchenette area with sink. Wet Room. Good Double Bedroom with built in wardrobes. FIRST FLOOR Entrance door open to Entrance Hallway with stairs to Landing. Double aspect Sitting Room with superb views. Kitchen off with work surface area over a range of cupboards and drawers. Inset 4 plate hob, oven under, space for fridge. There is also a useful Store/Workshop, Garage and Double Garage with automatic door approached from the drive. Personal door to the side leads to Courtyard. Internal wooden steps to the rear rise up to Games Room/Home Office. OUTSIDE Homelands is approached through a five-bar gate and over tarmac driveway flanked by lawned areas to a parking and turning area at the front of the house with further parking off to one side. Productive Vegetable Garden. The Front Garden is laid to lawn interspersed with shrubs and young trees. Across the rear elevation of the house is a good sized raised terrace with beautiful views over the garden and countryside beyond. Further paved sitting area leads to The Courtyard and Summerhouse. The Rear Garden is mainly laid to lawn and gently slopes away from the house with Pond. The whole garden extends to just over 1.8 Acres. To one side is a Field of just under 4 Acres bordered to one side by the River Rother. The whole extends to about 5.5 Acres. SITUATION Homelands 63 Shrub Lane is set well back from the road and lies just over a mile to the North of Burwash village with its charming and most attractive High Street and good range of local amenities, including a highly-regarded primary school, general stores, florist, hair & beauty salon, tea shop, two public houses, village hall, playing fields and a medical centre. The town centres of Heathfield and Tunbridge Wells both offer wider shopping facilities. Main line stations at Etchingham or Stonegate (Both about 3.5 miles) provide services to London Charing Cross/London Bridge. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the area in both the private and state sectors. These include primary schools in Burwash, Etchingham and Stonegate. Preparatory schools include Saint Ronans, Vinehall, Marlborough House and Claremont at Bodiam. Senior schools include Benenden School, Battle Abbey, St Leonards Mayfield, Heathfield and Wadhurst Community colleges. Leisure facilities include golf at Dale Hill, The Nevill, Rye and East Sussex National. There is sailing, fishing, riding and walking at Bewl Water. A climbing and activity centre in Bedgebury Pinetum. The area is excellent for walking with a network of footpaths locally. Just to the south of the village is the National Trust property, Batemans, former home to Rudyard Kipling. The A21 provides links to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted International Airports as well as the Channel Tunnel Terminus and South Coast Ports. Hastings is approximately 30 mins drive and Camber Sands is approximately 45 mins. DIRECTIONS In the middle of Hurst Green on the A21 turn right onto the A265 to Etchingham. Follow this road over the railway line at Etchingham Station and continue through Etchingham village. After about 2.5 miles, on entering Burwash village, turn right into Shrub Lane. Proceed for about 0.9 mile and Homelands 63 Shrub Lane is the last house on the left-hand side.