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Ironchurch Lane, Blackham, East Sussex, TN3

Guide price £1,300,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: TON110191


  • Peaceful rural location
  • Network of countryside walks on doorstep
  • Attractive gardens
  • 2,885 sq ft accommodation
  • Unconverted attic space
  • Circa 0.42 acres


An attractive and well maintained detached family house (2885 sq ft) in a convenient rural position with lovely views over surrounding farmland. Entrance Vestibule. Spacious Reception Hall. Drawing Room. Dining Room. Family/Sitting Room. Kitchen. Utility Room. Cloakroom. Spacious Main Bedroom Suite including Sauna. 3 Further Double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. Family Shower Room. Spacious Attic Space (1243 sq ft) with potential subject to planning. Detached Garage. Summerhouse. Attractive Gardens in all about 0.4 Acre SITUATION Summerfields is set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with some lovely rural views over surrounding farmland and is approached off a small country lane. The house is conveniently situated on the edge of the hamlet of Blackham which lies on the Kent/East Sussex borders between the towns of Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead. The hamlet is made up of a number of houses and farms, at the heart is All Saints Church, a village hall and Villa Golf 9 hole golf course. Day to day shopping is available at Perry Hill Farmshop at Hartfield. Edenbridge Town Centre and both Langton Green and Groombridge village centres also offer a good range of day to day shopping facilities. Tunbridge Wells town centre offers a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities including cricket at the Nevill Ground; golf, tennis, football and rugby clubs; Trinity Arts Centre and Assembly Hall theatres, Multiplex Cinema as well as numerous parks and open spaces including Dunorlan Park with its boating lake. Tonbridge and Hildenborough main line stations serve London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Ashurst Station is about a mile and serves East Croydon/London Bridge. There are a good range of well regarded schools in the local area in both State and Private sectors including Primary Schools in Fordcombe, Groombridge and Langton Green. Grammar Schools for boys and girls in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Private Schools include Holmewood House, The Schools at Somerhill and Brambletye Preparatory Schools. Senior schools include Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Mayfield and Kent College at Pembury. The A22 provides access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Stansted, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. There is easy access to the surrounding countryside with a network of footpaths. Leisure facilities include Golf courses at Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Hever and Nizels at Hildenborough as well as Tonbridge School Gym and Leisure Centre. There are further Leisure Centres/swimming pools in both Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells DESCRIPTION Summerfields is an attractive and good sized farmhouse style family house with brick and tile hung elevations enjoying some beautiful views over surrounding farmland. The house was built in the 1960's, extended in the early 1990's and now offers well balanced and good sized family accommodation including a wonderful Family/Sitting Room and spacious Main Bedroom Suite. It is considered there is potential, subject to necessary planning permission that the accommodation could be further improved by converting the spacious attic space (1243 sq ft) accessed by a staircase from the good sized Landing. ACCOMMODATION Oak entrance door to good sized double aspect entrance vestibule with quarry tiled floor. Spacious Reception Hall with stairs to first floor. Cloakroom. Built in cupboard housing Worcester oil fired boiler. Useful understairs cupboard. Glazed double doors to Garden. Double aspect Drawing Room with stone fireplace. Wall lights. Dining Room overlooking the garden. Wall lights. Door to Kitchen also approached from reception hall with good area of work surface over a range of cupboards and drawers. Neff 4 plate hob to further area with double oven to side. Built in fridge, plumbing and space for dishwasher. Eye level cupboards. Tiled floor. Wonderful Triple aspect Family/Sitting Room with attractive outlook to farmland. Glazed door to garden. Utility Room with sink to work surface. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Fitted tall cupboards. Tiled floor. External door. First Floor approached by a single flight of stairs to a Spacious Galleried Landing. Built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Access to Attic Space (1243 sq ft) with pull down ladder, mainly boarded with power and lighting. Superb Main Bedroom Suite approached through Dressing Room with attractive views. Fitted furniture including dressing table to one wall flanked by range of cupboards/wardrobes. Good sized Double Bedroom with attractive views. Fitted wardrobes and drawers to one wall. Dressing Table. En suite Bathroom with Nordic Sauna. 3 Further Double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. Family Shower Room. OUTSIDE Summerfields is approached through double gates and over a tarmac driveway providing parking/turning area and access to Detached Garage with up and over door, personal door to side, power and light. Useful part boarded eaves storage over. To one side is a large Garden Shed and area of lawn. The attractive Gardens lie mainly to the south side of the house with variety of flowering shrubs and plants to borders and beds. Lawned areas. Paved pathways and terraces with brick retaining walls. Summerhouses. In all just over 0.4 Acre. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells proceed out on B2100 through Langton Green and then turn right onto the A264 (Ashurst Road) towards Ashurst and East Grinstead. Continue for about 3 miles passing through the village of Ashurst and turn right into Ironchurch Lane. The driveway to Summerfields will be found on the left hand side after about 0.3 mile. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water & Electricity. Private Drainage. Oil fired Central Heating. Local Authority: Wealden District Council Council Tax Band G (2023/24) Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.