- 4 bedrooms
- Substantial late Victorian Family House
- Annexe with further potential
- Double Garage and Workshop
- Stunning Views
- Half Acre Garden
- In and out (Carriage) Driveway
- Multiple parking for cars
- Village amenities 1.9 miles
- Main line station 7.3 miles
Description Substantial Victorian house set in large gardens of approximately half an acre with stunning views. Annexe above the double garage, workshop and a detached Studio/Office. In exceptionally good order with large kitchen and dining room, large utility room, double aspect sitting room, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom. 3 further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Set well back with an impressive carriage driveway, alarm system, and parking for a large number of vehicles.
Boreham Street is just 1.9 miles to the east of Herstmonceux, which is a small village but with local amenities, shops, restaurants and local buses to nearby towns and secondary schools. There are two larger towns, Battle and Hailsham, both about 6 miles distant with a more comprehensive range of amenities and supermarkets. There are also local primary schools and secondary schools in Hailsham, Battle and Heathfield with school buses. The larger town of Eastbourne is about 10 miles distant. The property is equi-distant between two stations: Battle/London Bridge is 7.3 miles away & Polegate/London Victoria lines is 10.4 miles.
Believed to have been built around 1900, this late Victorian house is substantial with good size rooms. Updated and kept in extremely good order with modern kitchen, bathrooms and Karndean wood flooring throughout the ground floor. The gardens and grounds are also well maintained and annexe accommodation is above the large double garage. Mains services, with oil central heating and septic tank drainage, which we understand meet with new regulations. Double glazed doors and windows throughout.
An enclosed entrance porch built of brick with glazed windows and a half glazed, leaded light doorway leads into the hallway with stairs rising and cupboard below.
26' 2'' x 11' 9'' (8m x 3.6m) Measurements do not include a bay window to the front of the property. There are patio doors leading out to the large terrace to the rear with stunning views. An open fireplace with a brick surround, wooden overmantel and tiled surround is central to the room.
13' 8'' x 11' 9'' (4.2m x 3.6m) This room has a wide opening through to the Kitchen. There is a bay window to the front of the property.
18' 0'' x 11' 9'' (5.5m x 3.6m) Fitted units and work surfaces extend around three walls to provide plenty of storage, display cupboards and shelving. Space for Range Cooker, one and a half bowl stone sink and two windows enjoying the view to the rear. Partially glazed and stained glass door through to the utility room.
11' 9'' x 9' 10'' (3.6m x 3m) Fitted units. Deep Butler sink, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer and American style fridge/freezer. There are doorways to the front and the rear, window to the rear and access to the cloakroom. Alarm control box.
Fitted with a w.c., wash basin and window to the front.
A spacious galleried area with window to the front and access to the very large roof space, that is fully lined, via an aluminium ladder.
13' 8'' x 11' 9'' (4.2m x 3.6m) A lovely large, double aspect, bedroom with window enjoying a view over open countryside. Archway through to:
11' 9'' x 7' 6'' (3.6m x 2.3m) Entirely fitted with wardrobes and a dressing table, nice and light with escape window to the front. Large double airing cupboard. Door through to:
11' 9'' x 5' 10'' (3.6m x 1.8m) Fully tiled and fitted with a good quality Heritage suite comprising roll top bath with telephone mixer taps. Shower, W.C, pedestal wash basin with mirror above, shaver points, heated towel rail and window to the rear.
13' 8'' x 11' 9'' (4.2m x 3.6m) Double aspect enjoying views to Herstmonceux Castle & the South Downs.
11' 9'' x 11' 9'' (3.6m x 3.6m) Double aspect with stunning views to the rear.
11' 9'' x 10' 2'' (3.6m x 3.1m) A good size double bedroom, currently used as the study with a window and stunning views to the rear.
8' 6'' x 7' 10'' (2.6m x 2.4m) Fully tiled and fitted with a good quality Heritage suite comprising bath with telephone taps, pedestal wash basin set into a vanity unit with cupboards below and mirror above. W.C, separate corner shower cubicle, heated towel rail and window to the rear.
19' 4'' x 9' 6'' (5.9m x 2.9m) At the bottom of the garden is a substantial timber insulated studio with double glazing and double doors to the front and a single door to the rear. Alongside is a decked area with balustrade. To the rear is a dog pen.
entrance: A high Copper Beech hedge hides the property from the road and a five bar gate gives access onto herringbone brick, semi circular driveway which leads back out to the road. There is a substantial amount of parking and a double garage of brick construction with a high pitched roof. The garage is ideal for classic cars having a sealed floor and two separate electric doors. Power, light and water are connected and there is a personal door and window.
At the back of the garage is a door leading into a hallway up to the Annexe.
Gated entrances on either side of the property ensure the garden is safe for dogs and the herringbone brick work from the driveway continues through to the rear garden.
Abutting the back of the house is a large semi circular patio with slow rise steps leading to the well maintained and very large lawn and garden. The views really are simply stunning here and one of the best in the area. The entire garden is fenced and has mature mixed hedges with a large mixed bed of mature flowering shrubs.
A mature evergreen hedge, nearer the house hides the location of the oil tank and some further, substantial timber sheds.
An entrance hall with space for coats, window and stairs rising to the first floor bedsit.
15' 8'' x 12' 9'' (4.8m x 3.9m) A large room with a good high pitched ceiling set into which are two velux windows. There is a small "dog leg" to the room in which is a kitchenette with three base units, a sink and electric points. En suite shower room with a fully tiled shower cubicle, wash basin and wc, and velux window. Electric heating and water.
20' 11'' x 20' 11'' (6.4m x 6.4m) Built and finished to store high quality vehicles with sealed floor, two separate electric doors with brick piller between giving width between the vehicles stored. Range of wall cupboards and workshop bench at the rear. Wall mounted electric heater for the hot water to the annex. Personal door to the side and windows.
Please note that these details have been prepared as a general guide and do not form part of a contract. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon. Any verbal statements or information given about this property, again, should not be relied on and should not form part of a contract or agreement to purchase.
From Herstmonceux proceed in an easterly direction up Windmill Hill. On reaching a turning on the right signposted Wartling and Eastbourne, start to indicate left as the property is some 50 yards further on the left, distinctive by the Copper Beech hedge. View more View less
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