An exceptional country house with leisure facilities set in a peaceful and private setting about 3 miles south of Tunbridge Wells.
This fantastic country house was built about 20 years ago in the Wealden hall house style with a superb leisure complex. This property is spacious throughout and offers a versatile layout mainly over 3 floors. Throughout there are numerous notable features including the double height reception hall with galleried landing and tall windows to one side.The drawing room is beautifully proportioned and includes a woodburner, exposed ceiling beams, and open onto the kitchen/breakfast/living room.The large kitchen/breakfast room is superbly fitted and opens onto the sitting room and dining area with double doors opening onto the large terrace and windows running one side of the room.The delightful principal bedroom has attractive outlooks on 3 sides and offers a fantastic en suite bathroom which is approached by a spiral staircase in the corner of the room.On the lower ground floor there is a further space which has been adapted to be used as a separate annexe suite with sitting room, bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom. The extensive raised terrace at the rear at upper ground floor level provides a wonderful south facing outlook over the gardens and grounds and is an excellent entertaining area. The swimming pool and leisure complex also forms part of the garage block and is an impressive building in keeping with the original house. In the swimming pool area, there is a magnificent tiled swimming pool with windows the length of one wall and at the side a steam room. Double doors lead through to the Hydro pool where there is also a spiral staircase up to the gym with its own shower room, cloakroom and door to an outside staircase to the ground floor. At the front of the complex are two garages.The house is approached by a long driveway with electric gates at the front of the property. There is plenty of parking for cars.On the south side of the house the long upper ground floor terrace has a staircase down the ground floor paved terrace, which leads to wide expanses of lawn with pathways leading through the gardens to the attractive lake with its island and woodland beyond. The gardens and grounds are surrounded by numerous fine mature trees and in all totals just over 4 acres.
Eridge station 1.7 miles (London Bridge from 63 minutes), Tunbridge Wells station 3.5 miles (London Bridge from 42 minutes), Crowborough 4 miles, Rotherfield 4.5 miles, Gatwick airport 24 miles, London 43 miles (All distances and times are approximate)Forgewood House is approached by long private drive over the Eridge Park Estate which lies about 3 miles to the south of Tunbridge Wells. The house is in an idyllic rural setting surrounded by woodland and fields. The house is very conveniently situated for easy access to mainline stations, Tunbridge Wells and Crowborough.