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DETACHED PERIOD GRADE II LISTED FARMHOUSE OFFERING FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION WITH SPACIOUS HOLIDAY COTTAGE SET WITHIN GROUNDS OF CIRCA 9 ACRES ENJOYING FAR REACHING VIEWS

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Peaceful rural location
  • Views across the Weald
  • Period Features
  • Flexible Accommodation
  • Large attic space with potential
  • Self-contained holiday cottage
  • Outbuilding with potential
  • Circa 9 acres

THE PROPERTY

Brasses Farm is situated in an idyllic rural location surrounded by countryside, nestled within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with miles of footpaths to explore on the doorstep. The property is set within circa 9 acres of gardens and paddocks accompanied by a fantastic two bedroom holiday cottage that is ideal as a separate self-contained space for friends and family or holidaying guests. This Grade II listed property dates from the late 14th century with later additions to the faade in the 18th century. The property is a typical Wealden farmhouse with a hip tiled roof, exhibiting many original features including wide wood floorboards, structural beams and timbers, wood latch doors and majestic inglenook fireplaces. The accommodation is set across two floors with an entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, family snug, laundry room with adjacent shower room and guest bedroom to the ground floor. On the first floor is a master bedroom suite, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also a large cellar space which can be accessed from the driveway and is an ideal storage or workshop space. An additional outbuilding currently used for garden equipment could be converted to provide a home office subject to any necessary planning consent(s). The gardens are a real delight for those green fingered amongst us. There are areas of lawn, a fully fenced vegetable patch, matures trees and shrubs and seasonal planting, abutted by a pastoral field which is utilised by a local farmer for grazing. The holiday cottage is a converted former cart lodge and enjoys its own access and overlooks a pond. It is predominantly a single storey dwelling but does enjoy a mezzanine level which could be utilitsed in a number of ways. The cottage comprises an open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, two double bedrooms - one with en suite facilities, and a separate shower room. The cottage has an area of garden at the rear solely for the enjoyment of the cottage. FEATURES - Entrance hall with spacious storage cupboard and door to - Cloakroom with WC and vanity basin, enclosed space for washing machine and tumble dryer - Sitting room with views over the garden, inglenook fireplace with open fire, steps up to family snug - Kitchen/breakfast room fitted with bespoke units, stone worktops, painted floorboards, integrated appliances, space for range cooker, door to rear garden - Dining room with a majestoc inglenook fireplace and views over the garden - Spacious laundry room with brick flooring, butler's sink and storage cupboard leading to - Ground floor shower room with WC - Rear entry lobby, ideal entry point for muddy boots and paws - Ground floor guest bedroom - Master bedroom with built in wardrobes, open fireplace and extensive en suite bathroom with walk-shower, free-standing contemporary roll top bath, vanity basin and WC - Double bedroom suite with dressing area and en suite bathroom - Further double bedroom with en suite shower room - Self-contained two bedroom, two bathroom holiday cottage with open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room and mezzanine - Outbuilding with potential to convert for home office space subject to any necessary planning consent(s) - Gardens and grounds of circa 9 acres SITUATION Brasses Farm sits on the rural periphery of the pretty hamlet of Ewhurst Green and within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village offers a small number of local amenities including the The White Dog Inn. Nearby Hawkhurst and Robertsbridge provide local shops and amenities, the former having two supermarkets including a Waitrose plus a Kino Cinema and the latter a mainline station for commuting. The medieval Bodiam Castle with its moat, towers and portcullis is a short distance as well as the formal gardens at the 15th century estate of Great Dixter, made famous by Edwin Lutyens. A range of primary, secondary and private schools in the area include Bodiam, Northiam and Staplecross, Robertsbridge Community College, Vinehall School at Robertsbridge and Claremont Senior School at Bodiam. Robertsbridge and Etchingham Stations provide services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street with journey times from 1 hour 20 minutes. The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports and to the M20 to Ashford International and the Channel Tunnel as well as the coastal ports. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating. Calor gas for cooking only. Private drainage. Mains water and electricity. - Local Authority: Rother District Council - Council Tax band: G (2024/25) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Sandhurst service station, turn left onto the A268 and after a short distance turn left onto Bodiam Road. Continue for about 2 miles and turn left onto Main Road. Continue for another 1.5 miles, passing Ewhurst Lane on the left. The entrance to Brasses Farm is on the left just past the turning to Ewhurst Lane.