5 Bed Detached House For Sale
Hartfield, TN7

In Excess of £2,250,000 (Freehold)

  • Stunning and beautifully presented detached character home with a detached 1 bedroom cottage
  • Beautifully kept gardens and grounds extending to almost 4 acres
  • Numerous useful oak framed outbuildings including garaging, large workshop, gym/games room and tractor store
  • Captivating double height dining hall
  • Sizeable kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances and central island
  • Extensive modern conservatory
  • Master bedroom with private staircase leading to a full en-suite, dressing room and built-in wardrobes
  • Considerable second floor games room

A handsome and beautifully presented five bedroom (four bath/shower rooms) detached character home with a detached cottage, extensive outbuildings and stunning gardens and grounds extending to 3.86 acres. Hartfield Hall offers an interesting blend of both modern interior entwined with an abundance of period features including a wealth of exposed oak ceiling timbers, fireplaces and double glazed leaded light windows, the accommodation spanning three floors and extends to some 4,667 sq. ft. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature and surround the property on all sides laid to manicured lawn interspersed and flanked with a wide variety of specimen trees and shrubs the whole offering total seclusion and providing a fine backdrop. Within the grounds there is an equally impressive, detached cottage totalling 1,439 sq. ft. and comprising a large open plan fitted kitchen/dining room, a sitting room with inglenook fireplace, a large conservatory and a well sized master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and dressing area and an en-suite bath/shower room. There is an extensive range of oak framed outbuildings to include a triple open bay garage, a spacious workshop, gym/games room, tractor shed and barn with an attached WC and two further pretty outbuildings within the grounds. The main house comprises in brief on the ground floor, a magnificent double height reception hall with exposed timbers, an inner hall, boot room, cloakroom, and useful utility room, a separate study, a fine drawing room with handsome inglenook fireplace, a fully equipped refitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances and central island and a stunning conservatory with triple bi-folding doors opening to the terrace and gardens. From the reception hall, an oak staircase ascends to a palatial galleried landing, a triple aspect master bedroom with an oak staircase which ascends to a dressing room and en-suite, four further first floor bedrooms (three with en-suite) and a second floor games room with an additional bathroom. Outside the property is approached via twin electronically controlled gates which lead to a sweeping carriage driveway and a large parking courtyard to one side of which are the outbuildings and cottage. The grounds provide a spectacular backdrop and offer peace and seclusion. EPC Band D. Council Tax Band H.

The accommodation and approximate room measurements comprise:

Oak front door into FULL HEIGHT RECEPTION HALL: oak staircase rising to the first floor landing, floor to ceiling leaded light stained glass window overlooking the front of the property, flagstone flooring, wealth of exposed oak wall and ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting, built-in double coats cupboard.

INNER HALL: exposed ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting, flagstone flooring, glazed internal doors into BOOT ROOM: leaded light glazed double doors with adjacent side panels opening to the rear terrace and gardens, recessed spotlighting, flagstone flooring.

CLOAKROOM: comprising low level WC, wall mounted washbasin, leaded light opaque window to side.

STUDY: 14’8 x 12’5 stainless glass leaded light windows overlooking the front of the property, exposed oak ceiling timbers.

DRAWING ROOM: 19’11 x 19’1 a fine double aspect room, leaded light windows overlooking the rear and side of the property with fine views across the terrace and gardens, a handsome brick and tile fireplace with recess cast iron wood burning stove, oak bressummer over, exposed oak wall and ceiling timers, wall light points.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 19’10 x 19’9 a stunning double aspect room, leaded light stained glass windows overlooking the side and front of the property with fine views across the gardens and grounds, beautifully refitted with a range of units to eye and base level and comprising recessed sink unit with free standing mixer tap, deep pan drawers beneath. Adjoining granite work surfaces, retractable dustbin store, integrated Miele dishwasher, inset Miele five ring gas hob with extractor canopy over, Miele integrated double ovens with hot plate, recess for tall standing American style fridge/freezer, retractable larder style unit, large central island with granite surface over, integrated wine store beneath, breakfast bar providing seating for four, granite uprights, exposed oak ceiling timbers and recessed spotlighting, flagstone flooring, glazed double doors opening to the garden room.

CONSERVATORY: 19’7 x 19’6 a fine vaulted room, full width triple bi-folding doors opening to the terrace and gardens, vaulted glazed roof, flagstone flooring.

UTILITY ROOM: 12’5 x 4’7 comprising ceramic sink with free standing mixer tap, cupboards beneath, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, leaded light windows to side, recessed spotlighting, exposed oak ceiling timbers.

From the reception hall, an open staircase ascends to the GALLERIED LANDING: stained glass leaded light window to front, wealth of exposed ceiling timbers, oak flooring. further secondary staircase rising to the second floor.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: 20’0 x 17’11 a fine triple aspect room, leaded light windows overlooking the sides and rear of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and grounds, exposed oak ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting, oak staircase ascending to the DRESSING ROOM: 14’11 x 12’3 with an extensive range of built-tin wardrobes and matching bedroom furniture, sky light window to front, recessed spotlighting, opening into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, washbasin, tiled flooring, heated chrome ladder style towel rail.

BEDROOM: 20’3 x 13’3 double aspect room, leaded light windows overlooking the front and side of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and grounds, wealth of exposed ceiling timbers, latch door into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7’7 x 6’9 comprising walk-in shower with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, vanity unit with inset washbasin, exposed wall timbers, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, leaded light window to side, tiled flooring.

BEDROOM: 14’1 x 10’4 leaded light windows overlooking the front of the property, exposed ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting, opening into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 12’0 x 4’11 comprising walk-in double width shower with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, vanity unit with inset washbasin, exposed oak ceiling timbers, leaded light windows to front and side, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, tiled flooring.

BEDROOM: 14’5 x 10’7 leaded light windows overlooking the rear of the property with fine views across the gardens and grounds, exposed oak ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting, opening into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8’11 x 4’11 comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, washbasin, leaded light windows to rear and side, tiled flooring, exposed oak ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting.

BEDROOM: 7’8 x 7’7 leaded light window overlooking the rear of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and grounds, exposed oak ceiling timbers, recessed spotlighting.

From the first floor landing, a staircase ascends to the SECOND FLOOR LANDING: skylight window to rear, cupboard housing linen cupboard and hot water cylinder.

GAMES ROOM: 35’4 x 12’4 leaded light windows to front.

BATH/SAUNA ROOM: 15’3 x 5’10 comprising free standing bath, low level WC, washbasin, built-in sauna, tiled flooring, heated chrome ladder style towel rail, leaded light window to front.

COTTAGE

SITTING ROOM: leaded light windows to front, staircase rising to the first floor landing, stunning open inglenook fireplace with oak bressummer, exposed brick surround, leaded light glazed internal doors opening to the CONSERVATORY: part brick construction, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and grounds, tiled flooring, vaulted poly carbonate roof, glazed double doors opening to the patio.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: recessed sink unit with free standing mixer tap, units beneath. Adjoining granite effect work surfaces, built in dishwasher, further range of units to eye and base level, built-in fridge/freezer, inset four ring gas hob, leaded light windows overlooking the gardens and grounds, latch door into UTILITY AREA: space and plumbing for domestic appliances, window to side.

From the sitting room, a staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING. BEDROOM: windows to side, exposed timbers, extensive range of built in wardrobes, sky light window to rear, latch door into EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM: comprising enclosed bath, chrome mixer tap, fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle, wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, washbasin, leaded light window to front, exposed timbers, recessed spotlighting.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds surround the property on all sides and provide a spectacular backdrop with a brick paved seating terrace spanning the entire width of the rear of the house beyond which are large areas of manicured lawn interspersed and flanked with a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs. Beyond the patio are two large mature ponds the whole extending to 3.6 acres.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via twin electronically controlled gates on brick pillars which lead to a sweeping carriage gravel driveway to one side of the driveway is a detached oak framed triple car port providing parking for three vehicles. The driveway continues to a further oak framed outbuilding and barn currently set as a gymnasium with windows overlooking the gardens, recessed spotlighting, latch door into shower room.

There is a large walk-in workshop adjacent to which is a useful tractor store and a further open sided oak framed barn/log store adjacent to which is a further useful outbuilding. Adjacent to the main house and accessed via a pretty gabled covered walkway leads to the cottage.

Mains, water and electricity: LPG central heating, private drainage.


Location Summary

Hartfield Hall is beautifully positioned along a sweeping driveway located on the fringes of the breath-taking 6,500 acre Ashdown Forest, the inspiration behind AA. Milnes Winnie the Pooh books. Hartfield village boasts a range of public facilities including a village shop, tea rooms, a butchers/farm shop, a doctor’s surgery and a highly regarded primary school as well as a country pub. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and for being the gateway to the breath-taking forest and provides vast scenic walks and bridle paths. Nearby Forest Row offers an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities for day to day needs including two mini supermarkets. The regional centres in the area, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells are approximately six and seven miles away respectively both offering rail services to London. The nearest railway stations are Cowden and Ashurst which provide services to London Bridge and Victoria in just under one hour. There are bus services providing a regular service from Hartfield to Tunbridge Wells (including a school bus) and to East Grinstead and Crawley.

DIRECTIONS
Proceed through Hartfield and onto the High Street (B2026). After leaving the High Street turn left onto Jib Jacks Hill (signposted B2026 Maresfield) and continue for 0.8 of a mile. The entrance to the property can be found on the right hand side.

Nearest Stations

  • Ashurst (Kent) - 3.34miles
  • Groombridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 3.79miles
  • Eridge - 4.03miles
  • Eridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 4.03miles
  • Crowborough - 4.54miles

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