In a marvellous location, under quarter of a mile from the soughtafter village of Mayfield, an imposing, detached Edwardian residence of character, which has been the subject of a comprehensive programme of restoration and refurbishment by the present owners. With origins dating from 1903, external elevations are of red brick, part tile hung and part white washed render under a clay tiled roof, while all windows have been replaced with period style, wooden framed double glazing. Internally the substantial accommodation extends to in excess of 5,500 square feet and is arranged over three floors. Ceiling heights are high and room sizes generous with gracious reception rooms and spacious family living areas. Period design style features such as heritage style, bronzed radiators, oak and tiled floors and a variety of marble fireplaces, blend seamlessly with the twenty-first century infrastructure. The kitchen/breakfast room has been furnished with bespoke cabinets in solid American walnut with granite work surfaces and a cream, reconditioned gas Aga. The first floor is given over to six bedrooms supported by three bath/shower rooms. The master suite has fitted wardrobes, French doors to a balcony and an en-suite bathroom with walkin shower by Perrin and Rowe. The second floor is given over to a large store room and a large bedroom/studio with a tall vaulted ceiling and an en-suite bathroom.
Leweston occupies a convenient position an easy walk from the centre of the historic and picturesque village of Mayfield with its charming period buildings, excellent range of local artisan shops and the highly regarded Mayfield School for girls and a local primary school. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is
about 9 miles away for more comprehensive shopping facilities and amenities including many major national stores, numerous restaurants and the famous Pantiles
The property is approached via a pair of electric gates opening on to a brick paved drive, which leads up to a large parking area in front of the house and detached triple garage. Above the garage is a studio with en-suite facilities, whilst attached to the house, but accessed externally is a charming office space. The lovely landscaped gardens have been created to reflect traditional English country garden design with wide terracing for outdoor entertaining. Large expanses of lawn are sweeping, herbaceous borders tell differing, colourful ‘stories’ depending on the time of year, whilst fragrant gardens give way to shrubberies and specimen trees. There is also a folly, from which to take in the views of the gardens and a summer house. Elsewhere the gardens open out to an area of woodland through which a stream meanders.
Mayfield High Street – 0.2 miles; Wadhurst Station (London Bridge from 56 mins) – 5.9 miles; Tunbridge Wells (Pantiles) – 9.2 miles; Gatwick Airport – 29.3 miles; Central London – 50.7 miles (All distances and times approximate)
Detached Edwardian village house refurbished to a high standard
Accommodation over three floors in excess 5500 sq ft
Landscaped gardens of approx 1.67 acres
Studio and home office
One of the most sought-after villages in East Sussex