Distances are calculated in a straight line and may not reflect actual travel distance.
This fine former rectory dates from about 1918 and is situated on a private road behind the church on the edge of the village of Burwash. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes gracious and characterful reception rooms. Further points of note include:- An inviting reception hall with access to the reception rooms and an elegant staircase to the first floor. The well proportioned reception rooms include a double aspect drawing room with additional small bay window to the side, an open fireplace with marble surround and slate hearth and fitted book shelves. The sitting room, which could equally be used as a dining room, is superb with outstanding views of the garden and countryside, an Art Deco style open fireplace, French door opening onto the terrace and a window seat. The study has fitted shelves either side of a further Art Deco style open fireplace. The large kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted and equipped with an extensive range of bespoke cupboards and drawers, long work surfaces, an island unit, larder cupboard and integrated oven, fridge and dishwasher and a secondary staircase to the first floor. Adjacent is a utility room with door to outside, a cloakroom, boot room and laundry room with further cupboards and sink. To the first floor there are tall elegant windows on the landing and doors to the bedrooms. The delightful principal bedroom is a very good size, enjoys far reaching views, has fitted wardrobe cupboards and a very well fitted en suite bathroom with twin wash hand basins, large walking shower and a bath. There are four further bedrooms all of which take advantage of the outstanding views and all served by two further bathrooms and a dressing room. There is current planning permission to replace the current garage decided 16/11/2016 Rother Council RR/2016/2486/P.
The house, which has stunning countryside views to the rear, is close to the centre of Burwash, which is a picturesque Sussex village, famous as the home of Rudyard Kipling at Bateman’s nearby, a National Trust property. In the village there are local shops, pubs and church. Heathfield has a good range of local shops, supermarkets, banks and amenities and the historic town of Battle about 10 miles. Tunbridge Wells, to the north has shopping excellent facilities and amenities. There are a number of schools in the area for both private and state education for children of all ages.
The house is approached via a timber five bar gate to a circular gravelled driveway round a central lawn with access to the double garage. From the attractive garden at the rear there are outstanding views over the Sussex Countryside and includes a wonderful paved terrace which runs the length of the rear of the house with steps descending to a wide expanse of lawn with well stocked shrub borders on either side. There is a gate at the end with access to the surrounding countryside and a footpath to the Church and High Street.
Etchingham mainline station (London Bridge 1hr 6 mins) – 2.5 miles; Stonegate mainline station (London Bridge 61 mins); A21 intersection at Hurst Green – 3.9 miles; Heathfield – 6.8 miles; Battle – 9.7 miles; Tunbridge Wells – 13 miles; Eastbourne and the south coast – 19.8 miles; Gatwick Airport – 37.6 miles; Central London – 57.3 miles (All distances and times are approximate)
principal bedroom with en suite bathroom
Contact branch for relevant Energy Performance Certificate