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8 bedroom detached house for sale
Chilsham Lane, Herstmonceux
Guide Price £1,900,000
  • Exceptional country house (1997)
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Tennis court and swimming pool
  • Rural location in AONB
  • 1.5 miles to Herstmonceux village
  • Park like gardens and grounds of about 32 acres
 


**Guide Price £1,900,000 - £2,100,000**
An exceptional country house, completed in 1997, in an Anglo-Baroque neoclassical design by the internationally renowned architect, Robert Adam of Adam Architecture. Rurally situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty amidst grounds of about 32 acres. EPC D.
An exceptional country house, completed in 1997, in an Anglo-Baroque neoclassical design by the internationally renowned architect, Robert Adam of Adam Architecture, who specialises in classical and traditional architecture and who, in close collaboration with the current owner, transformed a late Victorian farmhouse into this imposing country house. Features include the Corinthian colonnaded entrance, the square domed topped turrets and the clock tower.
Eastwood Farm forms a very comfortable and stylish family home - particular features being the height of the ceilings, decorative cornicing, galleried landing and atrium.
There is oil-fired central heating and sealed unit double glazed wooden window frames.
The main features are:
Imposing colonnaded entrance with wide front door to double height reception hall with columns supporting the galleried landing, handsome fireplace with marble and wooden surround with gold leaf, and stone flagged floor.
The dining room has a wooden framed open fireplace, wooden floor, pine staircase to the first floor. The library has fitted bookshelves to three walls, marble fireplace with wood surround and gold leaf, and fitted mirror.
Inner hall with glass panelled door to lobby with coat hanging space and door to the garden. Cloakroom with basin and WC. The study has a fireplace and a range of bookshelves.
The sitting room has a fine marble fireplace, is double aspect and has a door to the garden. The music room is also double aspect with a door to the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a double bowl stainless steel sink, a range of wall and base units, tiled splash backs. Eye-level oven and grill and space for an American-style fridge/freezer. The breakfast area has a range of built-in panelled and glazed cupboards and bookshelves. Windows look out across the garden to the tennis court. Good sized boiler/utility/boot room.
The first floor is approached by three staircases rising to various parts of the first floor including the wonderful galleried landing.
The principal suite comprises a private landing with wardrobe cupboards and secondary staircase; bedroom 1 is double aspect and has a period fireplace, adjacent bathroom with bath, basin and WC and separate shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2 also has a private landing area with secondary staircase, is double aspect and has an adjacent bathroom with bath, basin and WC.
Bedroom 3 has a range of pine wardrobe cupboards and an en suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC.
Bedroom 4 is double aspect and has an en suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC.
There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The second floor has an office/bedroom 8.
THE OUTBUILDINGS
These extend to about 2,010 ft2 and are of mixed construction, being brick, part weatherboarded beneath part corrugated and tiled roofs and are considered to be in need of refurbishment.
They comprise three store rooms, two loose boxes, garden/machinery store, former greenhouse area (currently with no glass roof) and plant room for the swimming pool.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
These form an easily managed backdrop to Eastwood Farm, being approached over a gravelled drive culminating in a large parking area in front of the house.
The surrounding garden is principally lawn for ease of maintenance, with a paved terrace, selection of trees, large pond, balustrade enclosed rose garden with summer house, paved ‘chess board’ terrace, fence enclosed swimming pool (in need of updating) in paved surround, further areas of rough grass and woodland. Excellent hard tennis court.
In addition, there are two large pasture fields totally 24.2 acres.
In all about 32 acres.

Tenure: Freehold


Batcheller Monkhouse, Battle - Sales
01424 578042
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UKInternational LOCATION / TOWN:
MIN BEDROOMS:
KEYWORDS:
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  • Property Types: Detached Attached Flat / Apartment Bungalow Land Park Home
  • Added:
  • Include Under Offer, Sold STC
  • New build homes:
  • Buying Schemes:
  • Retirement:
  • Auction
  • Garden
  • Parking