Roedean Crescent, Brighton, BN2
Offers in excess of £2,500,000 Freehold
Set within an area of outstanding natural beauty, with wonderful far reaching views towards the South Downs, this charming and characterful Grade II listed former farmhouse is nestled amongst the beautiful Sussex countryside and is set within 14 acres of expansive grounds, offering large landscaped gardens from the main house, paddocks and private woodland, with a detached Cottage, stabling and a range of detached outbuildings.
The main house has parts dating back to the fifteenth century, being a former hall house and is adorned with a plethora of original features consistent with the era, including leaded light windows, beautiful beamed ceilings, original flooring and stunning deep brick fire places.
In recent years the property has been updated, to cater for the modern needs retaining all character, with the addition of a quality fitted kitchen breakfast room.
The main house is accessed via an impressive reception hall, brimming with features, providing access to the expansive living arrangements spanning two floors.
Towards the front of the property there is a spacious living room, providing charming views over the front garden and beyond, with a separate open dining area next door, with lovely exposed beams, solid oak flooring and large inglenook fireplace, with working wood burning stove.
There is also a downstairs office and shower room, tucked away from the dining area.
The kitchen breakfast room is located at the rear of the lower floor and features polished brick flooring, with a quality bespoke fitted kitchen area, granite work surfaces with an oak seating area.
There is a separate laundry room located just across from the kitchen, formally a detached outbuilding, which has been converted into a washing/drying room, with a useful toilet.
Towards the first floor and approached by a newly installed oak staircase you will find five bedrooms and the family bathroom. The main bedroom is a wonderful size, has far reaching views and benefits from a walk in wardrobe, with the potential to create an en suite bathroom and further wardrobe space from the smaller bedroom located behind, subject to the necessary listed building consent.
Externally and set within the private grounds are various excellent outbuildings which serve as sheds, storage areas and stables. One has also been converted to form an office, with exceptional broadband services, with a games room and a gym. There are six loose boxes and some open pens/stables.
The Cottage is marvelous with an open plan kitchen/living room, with an inset kitchen area with ample storage, two double bedrooms and a shower room.
The gardens that surround the house and have been carefully landscaped to form cottage style herbaceous borders within a part walled front garden as well as family areas and level lawns.
There is a rear courtyard with terracing in various spots from which to enjoy outdoor entertaining/cooking facilities as well as a spring fed, natural pond.
Towards the front of the property you will find secure off road parking for several cars. The remainder of the land comprises of stunning ancient woodland peppered by a variety of indigenous mature trees, wild flowers and spring flowering bulbs including an abundance of bluebells.
This property is situated on high ground and is set within a glorious secluded location, with its elevated position providing wonderful far reaching tranquil views.
The property is located about 1.9 miles from the centre of High Hurstwood which is a small village with a primary school, church, public house and village hall.
Crowborough town centre is about 3.7 miles distant and offers excellent commuting links to London from its mainline station taking 1hour 7minutes.
Uckfield is about 4.8 miles and the Royal Spa town of Tunbridge Wells can be found 10 miles to the north where there are comprehensive shopping, leisure and dining facilities.
The area is renowned for its excellent educational facilities and there are a wide variety of schools for both girls and boys within easy reach of the property including Ardingly College, Benenden, Cranbrook, Sevenoaks and Mayfield Girls.
Preparatory schools include Skippers Hill, Cumnor
House, Ashdown House and Holmewood House. The house is surrounded by countryside and areas of outstanding natural beauty and close by is the famous Ashdown Forest with around 6500 acres of beautiful open heath land - popular with ramblers, runners, cyclists and horse riders.
Offers in excess of £2,500,000 Freehold
Offers in excess of £2,000,000 Freehold
Offers in excess of £1,500,000 Freehold