2 Bed Detached House For Sale
Parrock Lane, Upper Hartfield, TN7
Guide Price £635,000 (Freehold)
- DETACHED RURAL BUNGALOW
- PLANNING GRANTED FOR EXTENSION/ENLARGMENT
- TOTAL PLOT AROUND 1/4 ACRE
- POPULAR COUNTRY LANE
- ONE MILE HARTFIELD VILLAGE
- BUS STOPS CLOSEBY TO MAJOR TOWNS
- REAR HALL 2 BEDROOMS BATHROOM
- 2 RECEPTION ROOMS KITCHEN BOILER ROOM
- LARGE GARAGE 27'5 X 15'7
- LARGE LEVEL GARDEN
GUIDE PRICE: £635,000 - £650,000. This single storey dwelling sits in Parrock Lane a popular country backwater in Upper Hartfield with footpath access to the Ashdown Forest . The property occupies a large level plot of one quarter of an acre (tbv) with mature hedging providing a good degree of seclusion and has a pleasant south facing rear aspect. The current dwelling comprises a bungalow with a total floor area of 1083 square feet and a detached garage measuring 27’5 × 15’7 (427 square feet). The accommodation consists of two bedrooms, re-decorated bathroom, and a spacious rear hall. There are two double aspect reception rooms with open fireplaces, kitchen, glazed porch and boiler room. Planning permission has been granted by Wealden District Council for a complete overhaul of the property increase the square footage of the bungalow with the addition of a pitched roof conservatory and re-design the interior layout to provide a master bedroom with en suite and a second bedroom, bathroom and cloakroom. The remainder of the accommodation comprises a new sitting room, study and a large kitchen/family room. The planning also encompasses increased natural light, solar panels to the house and garage, front porch, new boundary fencing and gates to the north boundary. There is mains gas fired central heating. Parking is on the broad entrance drive and the detached garage. The gardens are down to lawn predominantly and extend to approximately one quarter of an acre.
Upper Hartfield is a small hamlet, on a bus route (291) from East Grinstead to Tunbridge Wells, of character dwellings standing close to the Ashdown Forest. The village centre of Hartfield itself lies within one mile to the east, with its local store, modern health centre, Parish Church and associated primary school, period Inn.
There are bus stops within four hundred 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 fifteen mile radius, including a number of primary schools, Beacon 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 and The Gallipot all of which are within three miles.
The area is also well known for its association with former resident A A Milne, writer of the Winnie The Pooh stories 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. As well as the stations in Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead there is a closer one at Cowden within five miles.
Council Tax Band: E
- Ashurst (Kent) - 3.65miles
- Cowden - 4.37miles
- Groombridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 4.45miles
- Eridge - 4.87miles
- Eridge (Spa Valley Railway) - 4.87miles