A good sized maisonette within a former substantial country house with fabulous views, enjoying three bedrooms, sitting room, modern bathroom, a brand new kitchen and galleried hallway, plus garage, off road parking, communal garden of over an acre and a private wooded gardens with a shepherds hut. The property also benefits from full fibre broadband 910 mbs. Leasehold with share of Freehold. EPC Rating: C.
3 The Gables has been extensively refurbished by the current owners to include new heating, new lighting and electrics, brand new, relocated kitchen and an updated bathroom suite. As such, the property is presented in excellent decor throughout, whilst retaining character features such as exposed timbers, brickwork, wooden double glazed windows, high ceilings and the glorious views. There is also a Period fireplace with a newly fitted wood burner to the ground floor kitchen.
The property is within a Period building of similar properties, with maintained gardens as well as having the benefit of the private wooded garden which means this is a perfect property for use as a home or as a Pied-a-Terre.
The property is accessed through a shared open porch, which is also used as a convenient log store area. The porch has tiled flooring, windows to front and wooden front door into the kitchen.
The kitchen is a bright room with clever sensor LED lighting, as well as under cabinet lighting and pendant lighting from the gallery landing above.
There is a range of brand new gloss fronted cupboards and drawers with integrated sink, drainer, TWO ovens, induction hob, integrated dishwasher and space for a washing machine/tumble drier, ceiling extractor, fridge/freezer and pantry store unit. The worktops are resin and refurbished original oak flooring matches the oak staircase to the galleried landing above. There is space for a table and chairs, as well as an exposed brick fireplace with wooden bressumer and modern wood burning stove and a storage recess beyond.
The galleried landing above has sensor LED lighting, windows to front and access to an inner landing, with door to the attractive and spacious sitting room, with bay window to rear and feature ornamental fireplace to one corner. The views from the window are just wonderful.
The main bedroom is also a rear facing room, with a square bay window to the amazing views, with ample space for wardrobes.
The bathroom is adjacent, and is beautifully modernised, with a tiled recessed bath with taps and shower over, glass shower screen, wash hand basin, WC, window to rear, and exposed brickwork to one wall and a painted wooden flooring.
There are two further bedrooms with windows to the front, one a double, and the other a single, which could also be a very useful study area.
Outside, there is a large area of tarmac driveway and a row of garages, of which one belongs to the property. Beyond is an ample area of hard standing forming additional lit parking. There are numerous pots and planters adorning the front of the building, forming an attractive façade, with paths around the side of the building to the communal gardens beyond, complete with paved terrace and levelled areas of lawn, with mature trees and shrubs around the expanse of grass.
The gardens are South facing and enjoy extensive views. To the right is a secluded area of garden with a shed and flowerbeds and a laurel screen leading to the private area of wooded garden. This contains a Shepherd’s hut, further log stores and seating area, tucked away from everything, and completely private.
The property is situated in the hamlet of Argos Hill, 1 1/2 miles or so from Mayfield High Street, with direct access to footpaths and bridleways, linking to other footpaths and the various lanes around.
Mayfield, as the nearest village for shopping provides a small supermarket, butcher, baker, chemist, greengrocer/deli, wine shop, hair salons, clothes shops and post office. There are churches of various denominations, period inns and a Primary School as well as the very well regarded Mayfield School for Girls. For more comprehensive facilities Royal Tunbridge Wells is approximately 9 miles to the north.
The nearest Main-line Rail Services are Crowborough and Wadhurst, providing fast and regular services to London Charring Cross, London Bridge and Canon Street. Gatwick is within 30 miles, and the A21, north of Tunbridge Wells provides convenient access to the M25.
There is an excellent choice of education facilities within the general area catering for both the private and state sector. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, bowls, numerous golf clubs, sailing at the coast and Bewl Water Reservoir.
Mayfield has its own Tennis club as well as many beautiful walks and numerous equestrian pursuits are available nearby.
All mains services connected.
Council Tax Band D.
Lease Information: Remainder of a 999 year lease from 1965, Service Charges at £135.00 per month.