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Equestrian property
8 bedroom
3 bathroom

Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • An impressive family house with a detached cottage and an annexe, privately set within extensive park-like grounds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Convenient location about 4 miles from Crowborough station (Jarvis Brook) with commuter services to London Bridge
  • Beautifully proportioned accommodation with attractive character features
  • Excellent equestrian facilities including an indoor barn, sand school, paddocks and a horse walker
  • Further range of adaptable outbuildings
  • Adjoins the Beacon Golf Club; the Ashdown Forest is about 4 miles away
  • EPC Rating = F

Property description

A substantial and privately set family home together with secondary accommodation and a range of outbuildings including equestrian facilities.

Description

A most impressive family home with a separate cottage and an annexe, excellent equestrian facilities and a range of outbuildings offering scope for a variety of uses. The property is located in a convenient semi-rural location, approximately 3.2 miles south of the centre of Crowborough with its choice of amenities.

Main house:
Broom is an attractive detached property dating back to the 1920s and set within extensive park-like grounds behind formal entrance gates, with a long driveway approach and far-reaching southerly views to the rear. The beautifully proportioned accommodation has a wealth of character features and includes a striking reception hall, elegant interlinking principal reception rooms and a garden room opening out to the terrace, creating lovely adaptable space for entertaining.

There are eight good sized bedrooms on the first floor and two further second floor rooms currently used as an office.

Secondary accommodation:
Located to the northern side of the main house is a complex of buildings which includes a delightful one bedroom cottage with its own garden and a single storey two bedroom annexe within the former stable yard.

Equestrian facilities and outbuildings:
For those requiring accommodation for horses, the compact facilities lie a short distance away from the main house and are well designed for ease of use and maintenance, comprising a large American-style barn fitted with six Hancox indoor stables, a wash and drying area and a tack room. The full-size sand school measures 60m x 20m with an oil based surface and an additional smaller arena is ideal for lunging or turnout.

The level fields are fenced and currently divided into several smaller connecting turnout paddocks, close to the barn and interspersed by mature trees. The surrounding outbuildings include a substantial workshop (previously a squash court), a hay store, a triple stable block and further garaging and stores, there is also a horse walker.

The grounds:
Broom is set within a total of about 18.3 acres surrounding the main house and outbuildings. The paddocks lie on the northern side, together with a block of mature woodland, recently cleared to create a network of walking or riding tracks. A wide terrace and an expanse of lawn fringed by trees lie to the south, forming a lovely backdrop which can be seen from the majority of rooms.

Location

Hutton Gate conveniently located off a small country lane, close to the Crowborough Beacon Golf Club and the Ashdown Forest in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Crowborough town centre is just over two miles away and the mainline station (Jarvis Brook) is a little further offering commuter services to London Bridge.

Tunbridge Wells lies about 8.5 miles to the north via the A26.

A footpath alongside the property links directly to the network of walks over the Golf Club.

Crowborough is well-served by supermarkets including Waitrose, Morrisons and Tesco and a good choice of shops for everyday requirements.

Uckfield (5.8 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (8.5 miles) offer more comprehensive facilities.

Private and State schools: well-regarded schools in the area, include primaries and the Beacon Academy in Crowborough. Preparatories include Cumnor House (Danehill), Ashdown House (Forest Row), Brambletye (East Grinstead) and Holmewood House (Langton Green). There are independent secondaries in Mayfield, Eastbourne, Brighton, Ardingly, Hurstpierpoint, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge.

The A26 joins the A21 to the north of Tunbridge Wells, linking to the M25 London orbital motorway and thereby to the national motorway network, Heathrow and Gatwick airports and the Channel Tunnel terminus.

Square Footage: 6,891 sq ft


Acreage: 18.3 Acres

Directions

From Tunbridge Wells, head south on the A26, through Eridge Green and Boars Head, into Crowborough. Continue south over the traffic lights on the A26 for about 2.1 miles and turn left into Chillies Lane. The gates to Broom will be found on the left-hand side after about 0.3 of a miles.

Additional Info

Agents Note: There are two land registry title documents: ESX234384 and ESX41168. A footpath traverses the south eastern corner as shown in the boundary plan.

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