A detached family house with exceptional gardens, set on the rural outskirts of the popular village of Horam and within close proximity to local amenities. EPC: E
This attractive family house has been sympathetically refurbished and extended and now provides well-balanced accommodation with a blend of style and period features throughout. The covered porch and front door lead into the entrance hall which gives access to the spacious reception accommodation. The open plan sitting/dining room has a feature fireplace giving a focal point to the room. This room is triple aspect with windows to the front and side as well as French doors opening onto the rear terrace and gardens creating a fabulous space for entertaining. The double aspect study/bedroom 4 is at the front of the house whilst the kitchen is to the rear providing a range of base and eye level units and integrated appliances. There is also a useful utility room and w.c./boot room with back door to the garden and driveway.On the first floor, the principal bedroom is a real feature with a vaulted ceiling, large windows overlooking the stunning gardens, and an en suite bathroom. There are two further double aspect bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom, and both bedrooms have access to large eaves storage areas. Outside, the house is approached over a private, block paved driveway providing parking for several vehicles. The front garden has well stocked borders and hedging. The stunning rear garden is beautifully maintained having been designed and developed by the current owners. The gardens include established trees, plant borders, formal lawned areas, gravel gardens and outbuildings including a summer house, greenhouse, garden shed and a workshop/garage, all of which have power and light. There is also a large, stream-fed pond with attractive seating areas.Towards the rear boundary, separated from the main gardens by mature hornbeam hedging, there is a productive kitchen garden with raised, oak-bordered beds. Beyond the kitchen garden there is an area for storage and composting leading on to a gate on the rear boundary and woodland beyond. In all the property extends to about 0.27 acres.
Horam 0.1 of a mile. Heathfield 2.4 miles. Buxted station 7.3 miles (London Bridge from 1 hour 16 minutes). Stonegate station 9.3 miles (London Bridge from 1 hour). Lewes 14 miles. Eastbourne 14.6 miles. Tunbridge Wells 16.3 miles. London 55 miles. (All times and distances approximate)The property occupies a convenient position on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and on the rural outskirts of the popular village of Horam which offers a good range of local amenities for everyday needs. A wider range of facilities are available in Heathfield. There is a choice between Royal Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and the county town of Lewes for the widest range of shopping, and entertainment amenities. Mainline rail services are available at Stonegate providing commuter trains to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. Alternatively services to London Bridge are available from Buxted. There is a wide choice of schools nearby, in both the private and state sectors, including Maynards Green Community Primary School, Skippers Hill Manor at Five Ashes, Mayfield School, Bedes Senior School at Upper Dicker, Heathfield Community College, St Andrews Preparatory and Eastbourne College. Leisure amenities in the area include golf at Horam Park, Hailsham, the East Sussex National and Piltdown; walking and riding in the surrounding countryside; fishing at Horam Manor; sailing and water sports at marinas on the south coast.