5 Bed Detached House Under Offer
Burnt Oak Road, Burnt Oak, TN6

Guide Price £1,400,000 (Freehold)

  • Beautifully positioned detached country house with a separate detached annex
  • Outstanding rural location enjoying fine far reaching country views
  • Equestrian facilities including 7 acres of paddocks, a large stable block, hay store and sand school
  • Stunning 701 sq ft vaulted detached annex with large open plan kitchen/sitting room
  • Large open plan and re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room with solid timber worksurfaces
  • Dining room with bi-folding doors opening to the gardens

VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE. A beautifully positioned detached character house with a separate detached annex occupying gardens, grounds and paddocks of approximately 7 acres located in an idyllic rural position immediately adjoining open fields and rolling countryside with far reaching views. Welchwood Cottage has been significantly updated and improved by the current owners to include the construction/conversion of a stunning one bedroom detached annex which features under floor heating throughout, offers generously proportioned accommodation extending to 701 sq. ft and a wall of glass to take advantage of the views. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature and enjoy total peace and seclusion with a fine south easterly aspect with an area of formal garden immediately adjoining the house, beyond which are large post and rail enclosed paddocks and pastureland, the whole bound by thick natural hedging and mature trees providing a spectacular backdrop. Within the grounds and accessed via a separate electronically gated entrance are the equestrian facilities which include a well maintained detached stable block and hay store, a 20m x 40m sand school and a substantial shingle stone hardstanding ideal for storage of lorry/vehicles (this could provide space for the construction of extensive garaging/further outbuildings). The main house has been modernised and improved and benefits from superfast fibre broadband throughout and comprises in brief, a reception hall, a re-fitted cloakroom, a stunning open plan kitchen/breakfast room with solid oak and quartz work surfaces, integrated appliances, a large central island, a front lobby, a dining room with full width sliding patio doors opening to the patio and gardens and a double aspect sitting room with further glazed doors opening to the gardens. From the dining room, a staircase rises to the first floor landing, a triple aspect master bedroom with built-in Hammonds bedroom furniture and private balcony affording spectacular views, a refitted en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms, a refitted family bathroom and a useful first floor laundry room. The house affords fine views across the neighbouring fields and rolling countryside.

Part double glazed front door into RECEPTION HALL: Tiled flooring, leaded light double glazed window to front.

CLOAKROOM: Refitted with a white suite and comprising low level WC, vanity unit with inset washbasin, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, opaque leaded light window to side.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 20’ x 16’ beautifully refitted with a range of shaker style units to eye and base level and comprising Franke one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, Bosch dishwasher, cupboards and retractable refuse/recycling store. Adjoining quartz work surfaces. Built-in AEG stainless steel oven with matching microwave over and integrated Neff tall standing fridge and freezer adjacent, cupboards above and below, integrated under counter Bosch freezer, large central oak island with Elica four zone venting induction hob, breakfast bar providing seating for 2, further oak work surfaces with units beneath, quartz and oak uprights, open brick and tile fireplace, leaded light double glazed windows overlooking the front and sides of the property, recessed spotlighting, coved ceiling, oak flooring.

DINING ROOM: 20’2 x 13’2 full width triple sliding double glazed patio doors opening to the rear patio and enjoying stunning views across the gardens, fields and rolling countryside beyond, staircase rising to the first floor landing, wall light points, oak flooring, wide opening into kitchen.

SITTING ROOM: 13’10 x 13’3 double aspect room, leaded light double glazed window to side, double glazed double doors opening to the patio and gardens, coved ceiling.

PORCH: Front stable door with double glazed inserts into LOBBY: Leaded light double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, heated ladder style towel rail, tiled flooring, opening into kitchen/breakfast room.

From the dining room, a staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING, leaded light double glazed window to front, hatch and ladder giving access to loft space.

MASTER BEDROOM: 19’3 x 13’11 a fine triple aspect room, leaded light double glazed windows overlooking the front and side of the property, sliding double glazed patio doors opening to a PRIVATE BALCONY affording spectacular views across the gardens, grounds and rolling countryside beyond, built-in Hammonds bedroom furniture, door into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9’5 x 4’9 refitted with a modern white suite and comprising fully tiled enclosed double width shower cubicle with wall mounted Mira shower unit, vanity unit with inset washbasin, low level WC, double glazed window to rear enjoying spectacular far reaching rural views, heated chrome ladder style towel rail.

BEDROOM 2: 16’1 x 9’9 double aspect room, leaded light double glazed windows overlooking the front and side of the property, built-in Hammonds wardrobes.

BEDROOM 3: 12’8 x 9’8 leaded light double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, extensive range of built-in Hammonds wardrobes, dressing table and drawers, hatch and ladder giving access to additional loft space.

BEDROOM 4: 9’8 x 9’5 double glazed windows overlooking the rear of the property enjoying stunning far reaching views across the gardens and grounds, extensive range of built-in Hammonds wardrobes.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9’4 x 4’9 refitted with a modern white suite and comprising enclosed bath, chrome mixer tap, wall mounted Mira shower unit, fully tiled surround and glazed shower screen, pedestal washbasin, low level WC, double glazed window to rear enjoying spectacular far reaching rural views, heated chrome towel rail.

LAUNDRY ROOM: 5’7 x 4’5 space and plumbing for domestic appliances, work surface over, leaded light double glazed window to side, vinyl flooring.

Adjacent to the house is the DETACHED ANNEX: Recently converted to an exceptional specification, it is connected with superfast fibre broadband and comprises in brief: VAULTED KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM: 23’11 x 17’5 beautifully fitted with a range of units to eye and base level and comprising recessed Franke sink unit with free standing chrome mixer tap, Quooker boiling water tap with concealed Bosch dishwasher beneath, white mirror effect quartz work surfaces containing a Samsung induction hob with stainless steel extractor canopy beneath which sit dual Samsung appliances (oven and microwave/oven) and there is a recess for a tall freestanding fridge/freezer. Exposed oak ceiling trusses and sliding double glazed triple patio doors fully open the room to the rear terrace framing the fine views across the gardens, swimming pool, paddocks and rolling countryside beyond. Remote control blinds cover the glass expanse. The floors are tiled with underfloor heating and part glazed door opens to the front of the property with double glazed side window. Door into UTILITY AREA: with space and plumbing for domestic appliances, tiled flooring with under floor heating, UPVC double glazed window to front, tiled flooring. BEDROOM: 16’0 x 10’9 double aspect room, UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear and side of the property with a fine view across the rear patio, swimming pool, paddocks, and rolling countryside beyond, hatch and ladder giving access to loft space, radiator, recessed spotlighting.
SHOWER ROOM: 10’9 x 5’5 beautifully fitted with a modern white suite and comprising fully tiled enclosed double width shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome shower unit, low level WC, washbasin with free standing chrome mixer tap, opaque UPVC double glazed window to front, heated stainless steel ladder style towel rail, recessed spotlighting, tiled flooring with under floor heating.

Adjacent to the house is a useful DETACHED TIMBER BUILT HOME OFFICE: 10’6 x 7’4 with glazed doors affording a fine view across the gardens and grounds. SWIMMING POOL 30’ x 15’ with paved surround.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via twin electronically controlled timber gates which give access to a large gravel driveway which provides parking for a number of vehicles. There is a pleasant paved seating area positioned to the front of the house bound in part by thick natural hedging. To one side of this paved area is a TIMBER SHED and a large PART GLAZED POTTING SHED. A side flagstone pathway gives access to front and rear. In addition, there is a useful brick built outside store housing the pressurised hot water cylinder.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
A paved patio immediately adjoins the rear of the property with the remainder laid predominately to level lawn interspersed and flanked with numerous mature shrubs and low level trees. The garden is enclosed in part by post and rail fencing and affords spectacular south-easterly aspect across the adjoining paddocks and rolling fields and countryside beyond. Access to the annex and stable yard is via an electronically controlled five bar gate to a large gravel parking area which provides parking for an extensive number of vehicles. To one side there is a concrete hardstanding which offers scope for the construction of extensive garaging/further stabling if required. Beyond this hardstanding is a well-kept STABLE YARD consisting of four good sized stables, a hay store and secure tack room with alarm system, electric and water connected. The driveway continues to a post and rail enclosed 20m x 40m SAND SCHOOL with Day Equestrian Fibre mix surface. In addition, there is also a large secure storage container measuring 18ft x 8ft. The PADDOCKS AND FIELDS have water connected, electric fencing and are bound by thick natural hedging and mature trees. The total plot extends to approximately 7 acres.

Location Summary

Welchwood Cottage is beautifully located in a quiet rural position immediately adjoining open fields and rolling countryside. Access to local bridle paths is very easy via on-road and lane hacking. In addition, the breath-taking Ashdown Forest is within a 10 minute drive which provides exceptional riding. The property is about 2 miles from the centre of Crowborough which is adjacent to the Ashdown Forest and falls within the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty. Crowborough town has an excellent range of supermarkets which more than adequately cover everyday shopping needs. The historic spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells offers a wider range of shopping, commercial and recreational facilities and a main line railway station (London Charing Cross from 47 minutes). From Crowborough station there are direct trains to London Bridge in just under one hour, both Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast are also within easy driving distance as is Gatwick Airport (30 minutes) and Ashford International Railway is approximately one hour away. The area boasts a range of good choice of state and excellent private schools. These include preparatory schools at Holmewood House, Cumnor House, Ashdown House, The Meade and Rose Hill. The secondary schools include Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Benenden, Mayfield School for Girls, Lancing College and Eastbourne. There is easy access to major equestrian competition centres in the area and there are also numerous sporting facilities in the area including golf at Crowborough Beacon, Royal Ashdown Forest, Piltdown, East Sussex National and the Nevill.

Nearest Stations

  • Crowborough - 1.78miles
  • Buxted - 2.87miles
  • Eridge - 4.62miles
  • Eridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 4.63miles
  • Uckfield - 4.91miles

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