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Holtye Road, Hammerwood, East Grinstead, RH19

Guide price £1,650,000

5 Beds 4 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: TON230065


  • Set at end of 0.5 mile driveway
  • Excellent family house over 3000 sq ft
  • 5 Double Bedrooms/4 Reception Rooms
  • Detached Former Annexe
  • Further Buildings including Dutch Barn/Workshop
  • About 2.62 Acres
  • Council Tax Band: Band G (2023/24 £4075)


An excellent family house in an idyllic tucked away setting at the end of a half mile driveway with wonderful rural views and useful range of buildings Entrance Hall. Cloakroom. Sitting Room. Dining Room. Conservatory. Superb Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room. Utility Room. Main Bedroom with en suite Shower Room. Guest Bedroom with en suite Shower. 3 Further Double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom & Shower Room. Useful range of buildings including Detached former Annexe. Double Garage. Garden Store. Concreted Yard Area. with Former Stable Building & Dutch Barn with Workshop. Gardens and Former Paddock in all about 2.6 Acres DESCRIPTION Brooklands Cottage sits to the rear of its plot and benefits from wonderful southerly views over adjoining farmland and beyond. The house is believed to date from the late 19th Century. In 2017 the present owners extended and re-modelled the house to provide excellent and beautifully presented family accommodation including 5 double bedrooms and a superb kitchen/Breakfast/Family room. Outside the property also benefits from a range of useful buildings including a detached former annexe that now requires refurbishment. The present owners are applying to have the Council Tax on this removed and they are also in the process of applying for permission to demolish and replace with a single storey building. The gardens and grounds provide a beautiful setting for the house including a potential paddock and in all extend to just over 2.5 acres. ACCOMMODATION Large Entrance Porch with solid door opening to good sized Entrance Hall with oak stairs to first floor. Cloakroom. Double aspect Sitting Room with views. Woodburning stove to brick fireplace. Door to Dining Room with views. Sealed fireplace. Glazed double doors open to Conservatory with underfloor heating and double doors to garden. Superb double aspect Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room with glazed folding doors to terrace and garden. Good areas of granite work surface with range of cupboards and drawers under. Substantial matching Island Unit. Integrated dishwasher. Space for range style cooker with stainless steel splashback and extractor, space for american style fridge freezer. Oak flooring. Utility Room with further area of work surface, plumbing and space for washing machine. Worcester oil fired boiler. Stable style external door. First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to Landing with built in linen cupboard. Stairs to second floor with cupboard under housing hot water cylinder. Large triple aspect main Bedroom with en suite Shower Room. Guest Bedroom with stunning outlook. En suite Shower Room. Double Bedroom 3 with built in cupboards. Family Bathroom with suite including bath and shower. Second Floor Landing. 2 double aspect Bedrooms currently used as offices. Shower Room. OUTSIDE Brooklands Cottage is approached over a long initially shared private driveway just over 0.5 mile long leading to a gravelled parking and turning area to the front of the house giving access to detached Former Annexe with brick elevations under a hipped tiled roof. This now requires renovating and provides on the ground floor 2 Rooms plus former Kitchen and bathroom, to the first floor is one substantial room. Also off the driveway is a brick and tile open fronted Double Garage with Garden Store to the rear. The Driveway continues round the garage to a concreted Yard Area with former Stable Building previously partly converted to include Sauna. Detached Dutch Barn partly converted to provide fantastic Workshop. The secluded and private Gardens surround the house and are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and mature trees. Good sized paved terrace. The former Paddock lies to the front of the plot and is crossed by a footpath that continues around part of the boundary. The whole extends to about 2.62 Acres. SITUATION Brooklands Cottage is situated in the rural hamlet of Hammerwood within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and occupies an idyllic tucked away but not isolated setting, well away from roads, right at the end of a half mile driveway that serves just 4 other properties. East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells town Centres both offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities as well as main line stations. East Grinstead and nearby Dormans stations serve London Bridge/Victoria, Tunbridge Wells serves Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Nearby, Cowden Station also serves London Bridge. The A264 and A22 provide access to the M25 (Junction 6 Godstone) and thence motorway network, London, Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. There are a good number of schools in the area including Brambletye, the renowned Michael Hall Steiner School, Cumnor House and Lingfield College. There are also Grammar Schools for both boys and girls in Tunbridge Wells. Leisure facilities include golf at Royal Ashdown in Forest Row, Hever, Holtye and Sweetwoods. Sailing and water sports at Bough Beech and Wierwood reservoirs. Racing at Lingfield. Walking and riding on Ashdown Forest. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells take the B2100 through Langton Green. Turn right onto the A264 towards Ashurst and East Grinstead. Keep on the A264 for about 10 miles travelling through Holtye, past the golf course. Shortly after passing the entrance To Hammerwood House the driveway to Brooklands Cottage will be found on the left virtually opposite Shepherd's Grove Lane. Turn in and follow the driveway to the very end. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water & Electricity. Private Drainage. Oil fired Central Heating. Local Authority: Wealden District Council Council Tax Band: Brooklands Cottage: Band G (2023/24 £4075) Annexe: Band C (2023/24 £2174) Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.