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Tyes Hatch is a delightful farmhouse dating back to 1819, with subsequent additions in 1911 and the early 80’s, offers a rare opportunity to acquire a stunning five bedroom family home, with the added advantage of a charming and generously proportioned 4 bedroom annexe, allowing flexible living for multi generational families, staff accommodation or indeed a rental income.
The property is situated in an idyllic and quiet spot in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, with superb far reaching views to the South Downs. The property has been subject to sympathetic renovations by the present owners, in keeping with its charm and character, but allowing for more modern day fittings, such as replacement double glazed ‘Slimlite’ windows with Jim Lawrence door furniture. The property is approached via wooden gates, which lead to a large driveway allowing parking for several cars, along with a garage for storage or parking.
The main property has well proportioned living and entertaining spaces. On entering you are greeted by a bright and airy reception hall, with stunning york flagstone floors that continue through to the kitchen, and out onto the terrace. Leading off here you have the downstairs cloakroom, dining room, snug room, utility room, kitchen/breakfast room and drawing room. The handmade kitchen, by Paulus Smith from Danehill, sits at the heart of the house and is well laid out with plenty of storage cupboards, granite work surfaces, as well as a very generous larder. There is a four door electric Aga with separate companion module with gas hob, and there is a central island with seating. A large dining table suits this room very well and makes it a wonderful room for all to enjoy. Bi-fold doors lead from the kitchen to the terrace, which is south facing with stunning views over the countryside and the South Downs. Leading off the kitchen is the drawing room with exposed beams and a log burning fire with glass windows on each side, this is a delightful room to relax or entertain in.
To the first floor there are five bedrooms, the master bedroom is dual aspect with a newly refurbished en suite, with roll top bath, separate
shower and basin from Chadder & Co. There are then a further three double bedrooms, a cot room and family bathroom, again with basin from Chadder & Co.
The property sits in a 1.288 acre plot, which is easily maintained being mainly laid to lawn with a large duck pond and further vegetable garden. A york flagstone terrace leads from the kitchen bi-fold doors and makes for a wonderful area for alfresco entertaining.
The annexe comprises; entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room with fireplace and French doors to the gardens. Three bedrooms of which two share a bathroom via Jack and Jill doors and a further bathroom. To the top floor there is a further fourth bedroom with en suite and terrace.
The EPC Rating for the annexe is F
Situated in the heart of the stunning Ashdown Forest which extends to about 6,400 acres of largely open heath and provides fantastic walking and riding countryside. There is a plethora of superb golf clubs nearby such as Royal Ashdown, Piltdown, Crowborough and East Sussex National. With excellent road communications via the
A272 to the A22 and A26, for comprehensive shopping facilities and mainline train stations at East Grinstead (6.3 miles), Haywards Heath (11 miles), Tunbridge Wells (13 miles) and Brighton about 18 miles away. Gatwick airport is easily accessible within 19 miles, the local train station is at East Grinstead with services to London Bridge and Victoria in just under an hour. Mainline railway station: Haywards Heath (London Bridge/Victoria from 42 minutes). There are many highly regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Ashdown House, Michael Halls, Cumnor House, Great Walstead and Ardingly College.
Five Bedroom House
Two Utility Rooms
Four Bedroom Annexe
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