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Back Lane, Cross in Hand, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21


Guide Price
  • Attractive period house (not listed)
  • Beautifully presented
  • Semi-rural setting
  • Lovely natural light
  • 3.2 acres of gardens/grounds
  • Detached double garage
  • Direct access to Heatherden Woods
  • Cross in Hand Village approx 0.5 miles

**Guide Price £1,300,000 - £1,400,000**
An attractive and beautifully presented (unlisted) house situated in a sought-after semi-rural location with large gardens and light woodland – in all about 3.2 acres.

Olives Farm is an attractive (unlisted) oast house which was subject to a renovation and refurbishment programme in 2016. The property offers excellent and well-proportioned reception space together with delightful bedrooms and affords excellent natural light throughout. There is oil-fired central heating and a mixture of double glazed sealed unit windows and some secondary glazing.
The main features include:
• A wonderful open-plan reception/dining hall finished with a travertine floor with a window positioned to enjoy the views over the gardens.
• The drawing room is of an excellent size (approximately 34’7) and incorporates the roundel with double aspect windows; finished with an oak floor and exposed ceiling beam, together with an inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam, brick hearth and wood burner.
• The L-shaped kitchen/breakfast/family room is open plan and provides a wonderful sociable space for cooking, eating and gathering. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of contemporary wall and base units complemented by quartz worktops. There are eye-level Neff double ovens, a double Blanco sink and integrated appliances. A deep breakfast bar creates further space for sitting in addition to ample space for tables, chairs, sofas, etc.
• Bi-fold doors from the eating area open out to a wonderful brick paved sun terrace. The kitchen/breakfast area is finished with classic oak beige Quickstep flooring.
• The family room/snug is situated to one side and has an inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam, exposed brick fireplace with wood burner recessed on a tiled hearth.
• The utility room, boot room and cloakroom are situated off the main entrance hallway, finished with travertine flooring. Fitted with a stainless steel sink and drainer, space for washing machine and tumble dryer and ample space for coats and boots. Part wooden panelled painted walls and a door to the side leading directly to the driveway. The cloakroom is fitted with a white suite.
• On the first floor, off the light and bright landing area, there are four good sized bedrooms. The principal bedroom has a generous dressing room area with open fronted built-in wardrobes and a good sized en suite shower room which is finished with contemporary styled fittings, large fully tiled walk-in shower with waterfall shower head together with a hand held shower head, two rectangular floating basins with storage beneath and mosaic tiled splashbacks, white WC; finished with Imola Ceramica bathroom floor tiles. From the dressing room area steps lead up to the bedroom with windows overlooking the gardens.
• Bedroom 2 (guest suite) is adjacent to the principal bedroom and has a further dressing room/sitting area.
• Bedroom 3 is double aspect and is positioned in a roundel; bedroom 4 has built-in open-fronted wardrobe cupboards.
• The family bathroom is fitted with a recessed oval Bette bath, rectangular floating wash basin with storage beneath, WC and chrome towel rail. In addition, there is a separate shower room which is fitted with a white contemporary suite comprising floating wash basin, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with a waterfall shower head, chrome towel rail. Finished with Imola Ceramica bathroom floor tiles.
• On the second floor are two further rooms, one currently used as an attic/storage room and the other bedroom 5/study with a window to one side.

The property is approached via a gated shingled driveway leading up to ample parking and turning adjacent to the house. There is a detached double brick built garage/outbuilding with water and electricity connected.
The gardens wrap predominantly to two sides of the property and comprise expanses of lawn interspersed with mature specimen trees and shrubs. A wonderful brick paved sun terrace from the kitchen/breakfast room provides a delightful spot for al fresco dining.
Towards the bottom of the gardens and grounds there is a wonderful area of light woodland with numerous mature oak trees.
The gardens and woodland back onto the protected Heatherden Woods and there is direct access from the property to the footpaths.
In all about 3.2 acres.

Branch Information

68 High Street
East Sussex
TN33 0AG

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