Set in an enviable rural position with impressive views across its own land to the woodland beyond, Annwood Farm is a handsome property offering 5,158 sq ft of accommodation. The principal portion of the property is of Victorian origin, with an attractive white rendered front elevation enhanced by a pillared porch. The property has been sympathetically and substantially extended, with capacious accommodation being arranged over three floors, in addition to cellars.
On entering the property, you are welcomed by an elegant entrance hall, with an impressive staircase rising to the first floor.
The property offers well-proportioned rooms and a layout suited to family life. The formal drawing room is a particular highlight, with an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. Steps lead down to a seating area set in a bay window, framing the picturesque views. At the heart of the home is the kitchen/breakfast room with a good range of wall hung, under counter units and appliances including a two oven LPG gas fired Aga. There is a further separate sitting room, dining room and sun room offering flexible living accommodation. Alarder, boot room and two cloakrooms offer much useful space, completing the downstairs.
On the first floor, the master suite has wonderful views and comprises of a master bedroom with balcony access, dressing room and generously proportioned bathroom. The guest bedroom is served by a bathroom, and can be closed off to create a suite. In addition to this, there are a further three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Stairs rise to the second floor, where there are an additional three bedrooms, including one with an adjoining dressing room, and a family bathroom.
Agent’s Note: There is a footpath crossing the land, please refer to Hamptons for details.
Annwood Farm is situated in an idyllic countryside location on the outskirts of Nutley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to Ashdown Forest. The property is rural yet not remote: Nutley, a thriving village is about one and a half miles distant and offers a village shop, two restaurants, church and primary school.
The village of Nutley is located south of East Grinstead on the A22 and on the fringe of the Ashdown Forest which comprises over six thousand acres of heath and woodland, exceptional for walking and riding enthusiasts. The towns of Tunbridge Wells, Haywards Heath and East Grinstead are all within easy driving distance providing comprehensive shopping facilities and train services to London (Haywards Heath to London Bridge within 45 minutes). The A22 provides access to the M23, the national motorway network and Gatwick Airport. There is schooling in the area including Nutley Primary School, Michael Hall, Cumnor House, Great Walstead, Ardingly College and Burgess Hill School for Girls.
A long track through surrounding farmland leads to the entrance of Annwood Farm, passing an open hay barn with hen house and opening out to a carriage driveway.
The property is encompassed by formal gardens, including a paved and gravelled terrace, with side access leading around to picturesque landscaped gardens and ornamental pond to the rear. Complementing the gradual incline of the land as it streches away from the house, these have been tiered and left open to the paddock to create a sense of space. A swimming pool lies beyond the gardens, with a paved terrace and pergola, creating an excellent space for al-fresco entertaining. In total, there is approximatley 22 acres of the land and the remainder of this is divided into various paddocks and enclosed by post and rail fencing.
Master Bedroom With Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom. Seven Further Bedrooms
Three Further Bathrooms.
Two Downstairs Cloakrooms