Guide Price £795,000
4 bedroom Detached House for sale: Clayhill, Beckley
A well-appointed, detached New England style property, affording versatile, well-appointed living accommodation, enjoying superb views to the rear over the mature garden and countryside to a bluebell wood beyond.
ROOMS Entrance vestibule, Dining hall, Living room, Family room, Study, Open plan kitchen & breakfast room, Utility room, Inner hallway, Master bedroom with en suite dressing room & bath/shower room, Three further bedrooms, Two family bathrooms, Separate WC, Partial double glazing, Gas central heating, EPC rating D, Off road parking for several vehicles, Large garden of approaching half an acre adjoining open countryside.
LOCATION Belfield is approached off Clayhill on the northern outskirts of the village of Beckley and is within two miles of the village of Northiam which offers leisure facilities including bowls club, library and Great Dixter house and gardens. There is also a range of everyday shopping facilities as well as a parish church, doctor's surgery, NHS Dentist, vets, private fitness gym, primary school and large sports hall for badminton, keep fit classes etc. More comprehensive facilities are available in Peasmarsh (4 miles), where there is a family run supermarket, Battle (12 miles) and Tenterden (7.5miles) with Waitrose & Tesco supermarkets and leisure centre. The Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its medieval fortifications and fine period architecture, is 8 miles. Main-line rail services into London Charing Cross and Cannon Street can be found at Staplehurst (15 miles) and Robertsbridge (8 miles) taking approximately one hour, 5minutes and 1hr, 20 minutes respectively. Ashford International (20 miles) provides Eurostar services to the Continent and a high speed service to London St Pancras in 37 minutes. There are excellent schools in the area in both the private and state sectors at all levels.
DESCRIPTION An individual detached colonial style family home with weatherboard clad external elevations with plantation shutters to the front windows all beneath a pitched tiled roof with attractive over-sailing gables and bow windows beneath. The well-proportioned, stylish accommodation is arranged over two levels, as shown on the floor plan and the property benefits from planning permission to build a large garden room to the rear leading out from the living room and breakfast room.
GROUND FLOOR A panelled front door opens into an entrance vestibule with glazed double doors leading to the dining hall with an exposed wood floor. The living room, which enjoys far reaching rural views has exposed wood floorboards, glazed double doors to the rear terrace and fitted display shelving to two walls. To the front is a family room/bedroom 5 with a window to the front and an adjacent bathroom with fitments comprising a close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and panelled bath with a shower screen and wall mounted shower. From the dining hall, an inner hallway has leads to a study with a bow window to the rear providing views over the garden and farmland beyond. The open plan kitchen and breakfast room, which has a bow window to the rear overlooking the garden, tiled floor and glazed double doors opening onto the terrace, has a range of painted Shaker style cupboards and drawers beneath wood work surfaces, an integrated fridge freezer, built in dishwasher, ceramic sink, open display shelving and a range cooker with 7 gas burners and a two ovens. The practical utility room has fitted storage cupboards beneath a work surface, a ceramic double bowl sink and below counter space and plumbing for a washing machine.
The master bedroom suite comprises a large double bedroom with glazed double doors leading out to the garden, together with a dressing room with fitted storage and an adjoining bath/shower room with contemporary fitments comprising a walk in shower enclosure, twin wash basins, a panelled bath and a close coupled WC.
FIRST FLOOR Bedroom 2 is approached from stairs leading from the dining hall and has a full height sliding double glazed door with a matching panel to the side opening onto a balcony. Adjacent is a cloakroom. There are two further bedrooms accessed by way of a staircase from the inner hallway. Bedroom 3 enjoys widespread rural views to the rear. Bedroom 4 has a window to the front. Both bedrooms are served by a bathroom comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC.
OUTSIDE Belfield is approached from Clayhill over a pea beech driveway with a white painted picket fence to either side with hydrangeas leading to a turning area at the front of the house and a parking area for several cars. Immediately adjacent to the rear of the property is a wide flagstone paved terrace with steps down to an extensive area of garden set down to lawn interspersed with specimen shrubs, ornamental beds and herbaceous borders. From the garden there are far reaching views to the rear over open countryside and woodland. The total plot size extends to approaching half an acre.
Phillips & Stubbs
Tel: 01797 227338