Detached house for sale in Bells Yew Green Road, Bells Yew Green, East Sussex TN3

Guide price £2,500,000
Detached house for sale - 8 bedrooms 8
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Property features

  • Idyllic rural position off a long driveway approach about a mile from Frant mainline station
  • Beautifully presented Grade II listed farmhouse with lovely character features
  • Range of outbuildings including a substantial agricultural barn and stables
  • Former barn providing ancillary accommodation and recreational space
  • Gardens with swimming pool
  • Pond and fields
  • Well placed for schools
  • Additional land available by negotiation

Property description


Barelands is set in an idyllic, yet not remote, position at the end of a long private driveway, in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Bells Yew Green is under a mile away, with its village shop, public house and Frant mainline station, with regular services to London (Charing Cross/Cannon Street/Waterloo East/ London Bridge) from 52 minutes. The pretty village of Frant is about 1.70 miles away, offering an active village community and additional amenities, including a primary school, shop/post office, church, village hall and several public houses. Tunbridge Wells (about 4.50 miles) offers more comprehensive facilities and an alternative mainline station, further up the same line.

State and Private Schools: A wide choice of excellent schools, including Frant Primary school, The Mead and Rose Hill (Tunbridge Wells), Holmewood House (Langton Green), Mayfield School for Girls, Tonbridge, Eastbourne and Sevenoaks public schools, Uplands School in Wadhurst and grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.

Communications: The M25 can be accessed about 29 miles to the North, via the A21, linking to other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow airports. The Eurotunnel terminus is about 44 miles away.


Sympathetically and extensively renovated to a high standard, Barelands is a comfortable and adaptable family home, enjoying a rarely found setting, with an outlook over farmland and the surrounding countryside. The property retains many interesting period features and has the benefit of modern technology providing sustainable energy, by way of solar panels and a biomass boiler which together generate an income of approximately £20,000 per year.

This property has well proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights for a house of this age and accommodation arranged over three floors. Features include leaded light and oak framed windows, aged oak wall and ceiling beams, fireplaces and character drop latch oak internal doors. Two principal reception rooms in the oldest part of the house comprise a dining room with stone inglenook fireplace and oak flooring and a sitting room with a stone open fireplace and built-in oak shelving. There is a separate study with built-in oak shelving and oak flooring, a drawing room over-looking the garden with double doors out to the terrace and a brick fireplace with a stone hearth. The modern country-style kitchen with an Aga is open plan to an impressive oak framed breakfast room with under floor heating and also features a high vaulted ceiling. This lovely family space enjoys a far reaching outlook through big windows over the garden and lakes to the rear.

Eight good-sized individual bedrooms, all enjoying a lovely outlook, and four well appointed bath/shower rooms are arranged over the first and second floors.

The Barn:
Formerly part of the original dairy unit on the farm, a converted brick and timber detached barn is conveniently located adjacent to the main house, accessed via a covered walk way and now offering excellent ancillary family space including an impressive 46' leisure room with a home cinema, a high vaulted ceiling and double doors opening out to a sheltered swimming pool area behind, together with a sauna, steam-shower and cloakroom, a gym with a small kitchenette and a snooker room.

A substantial agricultural barn of some 5,102 sq ft, provides a workshop and machinery store, in addition to housing the state-of the-art Heizomat biomass energy system, installed by Nexus Energy in 2013 and under a 20 year contract. This high tech system utilises seasoned wood chips which heats the water and provides central heating for the house, swimming pool and barn. Further outbuildings include a workshop, double bay open garage, pool room and, for those with equestrian interests, three loose boxes.

Gardens and Grounds:
Barelands enjoys a glorious setting within pretty gardens, with rolling countryside providing a superb unspoiled natural environment. A sheltered flagstone terrace spans the rear of the house, accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room, rear hall and drawing room, ideal for summer entertaining and the enjoyment of the outlook over three spring fed ponds and woodland beyond. A summer house sits in a secluded part of the garden overlooking the ponds, which are fox and child- proofed, and attract a wide variety of bird species. The front of the property has a more formal approach with brick paths and a parterre-style garden with low box hedging and rose borders.

Pool and Kitchen Garden area:
A roman-ended heated swimming pool lies within a pretty sheltered courtyard, with a vine and wisteria to the elevations, on the far side of the barn. A kitchen garden lies beyond, comprising enclosed raised beds, cold frames, a fruit cage and a substantial lean-to greenhouse against the dividing brick wall, also benefitting from heating.


From Tunbridge Wells proceed South on the Frant Road (A267) turning left into Forest Road. Take the first turning on the right onto Bayham Road (B2169) and continue along this road to Bells Yew Green. On entering the village, turn right towards Frant at the Brecknock Arms onto the Bells Yew Green Road and continue for about 0.30 miles until you reach the Brewery Business Centre on the right-hand side. The driveway giving access to Barelands and two other properties is immediately opposite. Proceed down the drive way for just over 0.50 miles and fork left just before Barelands Oast. Continue down the drive, over the cattle grid to the property.

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