Overview An elegant and imposing detached country home, located on a generous plot in excess of eight acres in Forest Row, RH18. The property offers nine bedrooms, beautiful period features, ample off road parking, generous gardens and countryside views. Call us now for more information, we are *Open 8am - 8pm 7 Days a Week*
situation The highly sought-after Hamlet of Forest Row, is situated in East Sussex and lies a stones-throw from the picturesque Ashdown Forest, offering 6,000 acres of walks and bridleways. The community itself comprises a multitude of small shops and local businesses offering a variety of trades and services, which creates a great community feel along with the Village Hall lying in the centre, surrounded by local cafes, restaurants and pubs.
The nearest train station is East Grinstead, accessible in a short 6 minute drive, provides frequent services to London Bridge and London Victoria in circa 50 minutes.
Entrance hall Ornate Oak front door leading to an entrance hallway, with access to the cloakroom, the downstairs W/C and the reception hall. This space has tiled flooring, beams to the ceiling and front facing double glazed windows.
Reception hall 19' 0" x 12' 11" (5.79m x 3.94m) The reception hallway has a feature fireplace, hardwood flooring, exposed timbers to the ceiling, a carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor, a cast iron radiator, double glazed window and doors leading into the reception rooms.
Drawing room 23' 11" x 18' 0" (7.29m x 5.49m) A welcoming reception room with twin aspect double glazed windows, polished hardwood flooring, two cast iron radiators, picture rails, exposed beams to the ceiling and an impressive inglenook style fireplace (solid fuel).
Reading room 12' 9" x 10' 10" (3.89m x 3.3m) A bright room with polished hardwood flooring, two radiators, picture rails and large double doors opening externally out onto the rear patio.
Dining room 15' 8" x 13' 3" (4.78m x 4.04m) The dining room has carpeted flooring, double doors opening externally out onto the rear patio, a contemporary gas fireplace, a cast iron radiator and a large walk-in cupboard.
Study 13' 4" x 11' 9" (4.06m x 3.58m) The study has carpeted flooring, a rear facing double glazed window, a panel radiator, a large storage cupboard, a further cupboard with an external door providing access to the front of the property (door currently not in use), access into the dining room and an additional door leading to the rear lobby.
Utility room/rear lobby 8' 11" x 7' 11" (2.72m x 2.41m) The rear lobby has an external door, fitted storage cupboards, tiled flooring, twin aspect double glazed windows and a door leading into the utility room. The utility room has tiled flooring, a double glazed window, a butler sink, space for undercounter white goods and a large radiator.
Kitchen 21' 0" x 14' 5" (6.4m x 4.39m) The hub of this home is the impressive handmade kitchen that opens into the garden room in an open plan format. The room has a range of base and wall units with granite worktops, a six burner range cooker, twin aspect double glazed windows with original stone Mullion's, integrated dishwasher, integrated microwave, integrated coffee machine, space for a freestanding fridge/freezer, a twin bowl stainless steel sink, polished hardwood flooring, a large panel radiator, a door leading to the rear pantry and an additional cloakroom.
Garden room 25' 5" x 10' 5" (7.75m x 3.18m) The garden room lies in an open plan format with the kitchen providing a panoramic view of the garden and grounds. The room has polished hardwood flooring, impressive bi-folding doors opening out onto the rear patio, two large light-boxes to the ceiling, integrated audio speakers to the ceiling and underfloor heating.
Day room 25' 8" x 17' 0" (7.82m x 5.18m) The breakfast/family room has polished hardwood flooring, a large panel radiator, a rear facing double glazed window, space for a large dining table and chair set, picture rails, a feature fireplace, double doors leading into the garden room. The room lies adjacent to the kitchen.
master bedroom 24' 0" x 15' 8" (7.32m x 4.78m) The master suite has an impressive fully fitted walk-in dressing room, carpeted flooring, two radiators, a double glazed window overlooking the driveway, double doors leading to a Juliet balcony, overlooking the grounds and a door leading into the ensuite.
The ensuite shower room has a large shower cubicle with unique overhead lighting, mosaic tiling, his-and-hers hand basins with mosaic-tiled splashback, two radiators, a low level flush W/C, a double glazed window, a storage cupboard, wood effect flooring with underfloor heating and an extractor fan.
Guest suite/bedroom 2 17' 11" x 15' 10" (5.46m x 4.83m) The guest-suite has twin aspect double glazed windows, carpeted flooring, two radiators, access to a large balcony via double doors, a small original kitchenette and a door leading into the ensuite.
The ensuite has a large shower cubicle with feature tiling, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, a heated towel rail, a hand basin with storage underneath, a low level flush W/C and an extractor fan.
Bedroom 3 16' 3" x 11' 11" (4.95m x 3.63m) Double bedroom with a rear facing double glazed window, carpeted flooring, large fitted wardrobes, a radiator and a door leading into the ensuite bathroom
The ensuite bathroom has an LED lit bath with a power shower and shower screen, a hand basin with storage underneath, a low level flush W/C, a frosted double glazed window, underfloor heating and an extractor fan.
Bedroom 6 12' 8" x 11' 9" (3.86m x 3.58m) A double bedroom with clever fitted wardrobes, a radiator, carpeted flooring and a rear facing double glazed window.
Family bathroom The family bathroom has tiled flooring with underfloor heating, his-and-hers hand basins, a low level flush W/C, a large corner jacuzzi style bath with shower attachment, feature LED lighting, a radiator, a double glazed window with a custom frosted cover, picture rails, a large shower cubicle with a power shower, a urinal and a further frosted double glazed window and an extractor fan.
Bedroom 5 12' 8" x 11' 8" (3.86m x 3.56m) A double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a radiator, carpeted flooring and twin aspect rear facing double glazed windows.
Bedroom 4 18' 10" x 11' 7" (5.74m x 3.53m) A double bedroom with triple aspect double glazed windows, carpeted flooring, two radiators and large fitted wardrobes.
Storeroom/ bedroom 11' 5" x 8' 10" (3.48m x 2.69m) An additional room on the first floor located at the north side with carpeted flooring, a double glazed window, fitted storage shelving and a radiator.
Second floor The second floor offers two double bedrooms, a fitted galley kitchen, a large reception/entertainment room and a shower room with a W/C. The space is currently used as a study and guest accommodation by our clients. The rooms are well lit, with a mixture of double glazed windows and large Velux roof windows. There is heating provided by plumbed in radiators and the shower room benefits from underfloor heating. The kitchen has a range of base units, a dual-ring induction hob, a stainless steel sink, an integrated microwave and offers space for undercounter white goods. There is also additional storage located in the eaves space accessed via several hatches.
Grounds The property is accessed via impressive remote opening gates the lead to a sweeping gravelled driveway that meanders up towards the main house past an attractive lake with waterfall setting. This then leads to a carriageway style turning circle round an attractive island and a further driveway leading up towards the garage building. The grounds are well stocked with an abundance of mature trees, bespoke planted beds and feature cut pathways that lead down towards the paddock at the foot of the plot. Towards the rear of the plot there is a Bluebell walk through private woodland leading back up towards the house. A large raised lawn area resides at the back of the house ideal for families with children. The owners have installed high quality artificial grass to the north and west gardens immediately adjacent to the main house. There are also two feature pleached mulberry trees sat in impressive oversized planters located on the main patio. Additionally there is a tennis court, orchard, woodland area and a flat crocket lawn.
There is a sizeable meadow to the foot of the grounds with additional vehicular access out onto the road. This setup could lend itself well to future equestrian use.
There is an impressive "Breeze House" located near the main house. This impressive garden leisure structure has power and heating and offers excellent outdoor entertaining space.
Plot size: 8.6 acres approximately.
Detached garage block 35' 9" x 22' 11" (10.9m x 6.99m) An imposing detached garage block with triple remote operated doors, lighting and power. The structure benefits from floating concrete flooring. There are secure garden stores accessed to the side of the structure that house the garden machinery. There is also an additional gardeners W/C accessed from the rear of the structure.
Tractor store 20' 6" x 12' 5" (6.25m x 3.78m) Located to the side of the garage block, this incredibly useful, fully dry and secure space, offers ample storage for multiple off-road gardening vehicles with an additional secure storage room for tools and other gardening equipment.
Services All mains services
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