***planning consent for A 6-bedroom country house***
A rare and exciting development opportunity with successful planning to transform a 3-bedroom detached home into a magnificent 6-bedroom country house of approximately 3000 Sq. Feet. The property is set in a unique rural location with one of the finest views in the county, looking across to Bayam Abbey and the surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Planning application: Wd/2020/1625/F.
The current 3 bedroom property: A handsome, 3 bedroom detached home with a double garage / 1 bedroom annexe (potential) in need of updating and refurbishment set in approximately 0.5 acre of gardens adjacent to stunning woods, located on a private lane in a sought after rural location near Wadhurst with rural breath-taking views being adjacent to a magnificent ancient woodland of which a parcel could be purchased - subject to availability and contract.
The accommodation of approximately 1620 sq. Feet comprises on the ground floor: Kitchen, utility room, dining room, sitting room, and wc. On the first floor: 3 double bedrooms – 2 of which are serviced by en-suite shower rooms and family bathroom. Exterior: Large garden with stunning views and access to adjacent ancient woodland, double garage with office / ancillary space above ripe for convection into 1-bedroom annexe (subject to planning).
The 6-bdroom development proposal: Planning consent has been approved to extend and upgrade the existing dwelling into a high specification 6-bedroom family home with potential for a 1-bedroom annexe (stpc). The accommodation will include on the ground floor: Hallway, lobby, well equipped large kitchen / breakfast room, sitting / drawing room, dining room, snug, wc, utility and boot room. On the first floor: Master bedroom 1 (large double) with en-suite bathroom and walk in dressing room, library, 3 further double bedrooms – one with en-suite bathroom and a further family bathroom. On the second floor: Bedrooms 5 and 6 (both doubles) both serviced by a large family bathroom. Exterior: Garden laid mainly to lawn of 0.75 of an acre with stunning views and access to adjacent ancient woodland, double garage with office / ancillary space above ripe for convection into 1-bedroom annexe (subject to planning).
For Sale: Freehold
Services: Mains Electricity, Mains Water, Private Drainage, Oil Fired Central Heating
Villiers can be found on the fringe of the pretty village of Wadhurst, within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wadhurst offers a wide selection of local shops including a butcher, delicatessen, library, chemist, cafes, supermarkets (one with Post Office) and a garage. More comprehensive shopping, leisure and entertainment is catered for in Tunbridge Wells (about 7.2 miles).
State and private schools: Many well-regarded schools in the area include Wadhurst primary, Sacred Heart and Uplands Community College in the village. Preparatories include Marlborough House and St. Ronan’s (Hawkhurst), Holmewood House (Langton Green) with Mayfield School, Tonbridge, Eastbourne, Bedes in Upper Dicker and Sevenoaks independents at senior level. Limited places available in the Kent grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, subject to academic performance in the eleven-plus examination.
Mainline rail: Wadhurst (about 1.4 miles) with services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street.
Communications: The A21, accessible to the east at Lamberhurst, links to the M25 (junction 5) and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone.