Howbourne Lane, Buxted, East Sussex


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  • Bedrooms: 7
£1,350,000 to £1,400,000. A most elegant 7 bedroom character county home occupying 4.3 acres commanding an elevated position enjoying stunning far reaching views with a pond, all weather tennis court and detached 3 bay garage. Situated in this ever-desirable village with a mainline railway station.

This seldom found period home is approached via a tree lined driveway surrounded by well-tended, established gardens and grounds. The property boasts a wealth of period features throughout with exposed timbers, a number of fireplaces and in particular an inglenook fireplace to the 28'9 x 13'11 drawing room. The first floor galleried landing has French doors leading out to a roof terrace offering fine views across the rear gardens.

The accommodation extends to 4451 sq ft affording spacious living accommodation over three storeys with serval reception rooms on the ground plus the 21'10 x 16'1 garden room with the first floor having 5 bedroom and guest accommodation on the second floor with the benefit of a nursery and box room. Most rooms enjoying a double aspect and fine far reaching rural views.

Comprising in brief on the ground floor, a reception hall with parquet flooring, a study, library hall with cloakroom, a dining room and drawing room. A distinguishing feature of the home is the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a matching range of hand painted units with granite and oak workfaces and Aga flowing through to an impressive garden room with French doors opening to rear gardens. A separate utility room with additional WC. The first floor provides a galleried landing with roof terrace, a master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite. A guest bedroom with en-suite, 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom. The second floor provides 2 further bedrooms, a box room and nursery.

Outside the front of the property is accessed via a tree lined driveway off a peaceful county lane which in turn leads to a sweeping drive with 3 bay heritage style garage. The gardens and grounds surround the property on all sides, beautifully arranged in various sections with finely clipped box hedging and all weather tennis court beyond enjoying a most spectacular view towards to the rolling countryside. There are formal gardens flanked by well stocked herbaceous shrubs, plant specimens, mature trees and a York stone seating terrace. There is also an enclosed paddock. The whole in 4.3 acres. EPC E

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