2 Bed Semi-Detached House For Sale
Gallipot Hill, Hartfield, TN7

£515,000 (Freehold)

  • RURAL LOCATION
  • FABULOUS COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS
  • EDGE OF HARTFIELD
  • SEMI DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE
  • IDEAL IMPROVEMENT/EXTENSION (subject to planning)
  • DATING FROM EARLY 1800'S
  • 2 BEDROOMS BATHROOM
  • 2 RECEPTION ROOMS KITCHEN
  • ADJOINING OPEN FARMLAND TO REAR
  • PLEASANT GARDEN DRIVEWAY PARKING

A charming semi detached country cottage in need of improvement, and providing space/scope for extension (subject to planning consents), set in Hartfield, a favoured village on the northern fringe of Ashdown Forest. This attractive property is built of external brickwork under a tiled roof with part tile hung elevations and is believed to date back to the early nineteenth Century. The interior of the cottage on the ground floor has the original sitting room with open fireplace and the living/dining room which comprises a later ground floor extension which overlooks the garden adjacent fields. The remainder of the ground floor comprises the bathroom and kitchen. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, the front room has a southerly aspect whilst the back bedroom takes full advantage over the fabulous rural outlook over the surrounding open countryside. There is off road parking for two cars with a five bar gate leading into the garden. The gardens are of good size and include a greenhouse and original small garage useful as a garden store/workshop. The rear garden has a length of sixty four feet, the entire plot has a depth of ninety five feet, whilst the frontage of the plot is fifty eight feet. The cottage has gas fired central heating but is in need of an extensive update.

Location Summary

Hartfield is a highly sought after village, on a bus route from East Grinstead to Tunbridge Wells, of character dwellings standing close to the Ashdown Forest. The village centre of Hartfield itself lies within half a mile to the east, with its local store, modern health centre, Parish Church and associated primary school, Inns and period High Street.
There are bus stops within a few yards of the house, running through a number of the outlying villages to the towns of Tunbridge Wells (9.4 miles) and East Grinstead (7 miles) both of which provide further shopping, leisure amenities and rail services to various London Stations. The area is well represented for both state and private schools within a 15 mile radius, including a number of primary schools, Beacon upper school, Brambletye, Greenfields, Michael Hall and Holmewood House.
There are a number of well respected Hotels locally, Ashdown Park, Gravetye Manor, Alexander House, , together with popular pubs including The Dorset Arms, The Hatch, The Anchor Inn is within two thirds of a mile and The Gallipot Inn which is within a few hundred yards.
The area is also well known for its association with former resident A A Milne, writer of the Winnie The Pooh, a shop dedicated to the stories is wthin the High Street, which were inspired by the nearby Ashdown Forest with its 6,400 acres of heath and woodland for riding (by permit) and walking.
Sporting opportunities in the area include a number of golf courses including East Sussex National, various village football, rugby and cricket teams, sailing/angling at Weirwood Reservoir and tennis courts in Hartfield itself and Forest Row. There are some well respected Hotels/Restaurants in the area including The Ashdown Park, Gravetye Manor and The Alexandra in Turners Hill.

Council Tax Band: D

Nearest Stations

  • Ashurst (Kent) - 3.24miles
  • Groombridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 4.01miles
  • Cowden - 4.15miles
  • Eridge - 4.47miles
  • Eridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 4.47miles

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