- Stunning detached five bedroom family house
- Impressive and immaculately presented throughout
- Located on a quiet private road
- Beautiful south facing landscaped gardens
- Double garage and ample off road parking
- NO CHAIN
- VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
An absolutely stunning, well-proportioned and exceptionally well-appointed and imposing detached family house, in a quiet, private location within a private road, enjoying landscaped South facing gardens, an outlook back to the village centre, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, four reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, brimming with technology and modern conveniences. NO CHAIN. EPC Rating: C.
Thorndene forms a hugely impressive extensively modernised, extended and refurbished detached family house in a quiet private road within Mayfield. The property comprises five bedrooms, two en suites and a family bathroom, a beautiful open plan kitchen/dining room, substantial hallway, sitting room, cinema room, office, utility room, and a further gym/family/dining room, plus integral double garage with room above, and beautifully landscaped gardens to front and rear, all enjoying a peaceful, private location.
The house has been comprehensively improved by the current owners, to include all the garden landscaping, external rendering and new multi-pane double glazed windows, some with fitted blinds and/or shutters, oak doors throughout, updated central heating with twin boilers, new kitchen and bathroom suites, décor, new extensions, and a complete re-wire which also includes a wired in TV and Satellite points in most rooms, 8x8 AV digital distribution matrix, along with CAT6 cabling, ethernet switches, a Nuvo music system with on-wall keypads and integrated speakers to list but a few, all installed by Kent Home Cinema. A full list and specs is available upon request.
One enters the property via a front door under a glazed covered porch, to a generous reception hall with doors to infotainment cupboard, a separate boiler cupboard and French doors to the Loggia and rear garden. Stairs lead to the first floor, with a window to front and a doorway leads to the impressive open plan kitchen/dining room.
The kitchen/dining room is a wonderful, bright, dual aspect room with windows to front and bifold doors to the rear terrace. It comprises a range of cupboards and drawers, granite worktops integrated sink with drainer, hot water filter tap, plus a further prep sink on the central Island. American fridge freezer, three ovens including a combi microwave/small oven, steam oven, main oven with grill and large warming drawer, five ring induction hob with extractor above, dishwasher. This room has underfloor heating, plus two radiators and forms a lovely bright hub of the home.
Off the kitchen is a substantial utility room, with a further range of cupboards and drawers, with a sink and worktop, space for further appliances, windows to front and rear garden, door to rear garden and a door to the integral double garage.
There is also a door to the extended family room/gym/dining room/studio, which is a lovely vaulted room with oak flooring and underfloor heating. Bifold doors out to the rear terrace and garden.
Off the hallway is a door to an office with a window to the rear garden, and a door to a cloakroom comprising WC and basin, with a window to front.
There is a further door to the cinema room, which has been soundproofed and has a fireplace with gel fire and ample fitted shelves and cupboards for the cinema kit and numerous DVDs, complete with a 110’’ retractable screen, JVC HD projector and surround sound (available by separate negotiation) plus a window to the rear garden.
The sitting room is a delightful triple aspect room with French doors and windows in a bay to the rear garden, a square bay window to side, and window to front, oak flooring and a fireplace containing a wood burning stove.
The first floor landing enjoys a part galleried balustrade with window to front and forms a central spine through the property. To one end is the excellent sized master bedroom with dual aspect to front and rear and free standing wardrobes, with a lovely, large en suite, comprising a walk in shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail, tiled walls, tiled flooring with under floor heating and LED lighting within the tiled recesses, and two windows to front.
The guest bedroom is at the opposite end of the house with windows to rear and side and a lovely outlook up to the village, plus free-standing wardrobes, and an en suite, comprising a walk-in shower, WC and basin, tiled walls and tiled flooring with under floor heating, heated towel rail and window to front.
The three further bedrooms are all to the rear of the property, and all enjoy an outlook over the rear garden, two are doubles, and one is a good size single or small double.
There's a family bathroom opposite, with a facing the front, comprising a large deep-fill bath with tiled surround and LED lighting, a walk in shower, WC and basin, door to the airing cupboard, part tiled walls and tiled flooring with under floor heating.
Outside to the front is a maturing Yew hedge along the front boundary, and a lovely mature oak tree, plus block paved driveway with gateposts fitted and prepped for electric gates (not fitted), with ample brick block parking area for several cars and direct access to the double garage.
The front garden has been beautifully landscaped with rendered painted, low walls forming a level area of lawn, with a seating area and sunken pond, flower bed borders and a paved path to the front door, and on to a gate to the side of the house, which provides access to the side and rear garden.
The double garage enjoys an electric up and over door, and has space for two cars, a workshop area, space for further appliances and staircase leading to the room above, which forms a very useful store or hobbies space with Velux windows.
The rear garden is accessed via a wide door from the garage, making it easy for materials to go from front to rear, or by the gate to the western side of the house. Immediately behind the garage are raised sleeper vegetable beds, with concrete paths, water butts and space for a greenhouse and a garden shed with external taps and compost heaps. This area is nicely screened from the rest of the garden.
The rear of the property enjoys a substantial paved terrace immediately accessed from the kitchen and the rear dining/family room with a large automatic awning, with built-in LED lights and heaters that comes out over the patio from above the kitchen doors.
There are steps down from the terrace to both the wide lawn and a gravel sunken seating area with further steps up to an area of beautiful hardwood decking complete with LED lighting, a sunken pond and flowerbeds and access back to the reception hall and the sitting room.
The lawn is interspersed with mature trees, including Magnolia, Willow and Silver Birch and edged with flowerbed borders with hedging and fence boundaries. The area to the side of the property is well screened and forms more of a low maintenance, gravel area with sleeper stepping stones interspersed with plants and shrubs and the gate back to the front garden.
The property is located in The Warren, a popular private road, in Mayfield, approximately 2/3 of a mile from the 16th Century beauty of Mayfield High Street and a few hundred yards from the popular Rose and Crown Pub.
Facilities in the village include a small supermarket, post office, butcher, baker, pharmacy, florist, greengrocers and deli as well as GP surgery, dentist and hairdressers. There are also a couple of cafes and Period Inns, including the renowned Middle House Hotel.
For more comprehensive facilities Tunbridge Wells is 9 miles to the north. Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (5 miles), Crowborough (6 miles), and Tunbridge Wells. There is a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells and Eastbourne.
There are pretty churches of various denominations, a flourishing primary school and the well-regarded Mayfield School secondary school. The area provides an excellent selection of both state and private schools.
Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, bowls, numerous golf clubs, sailing on Bewl Water and at the coast. The area is criss-crossed with many beautiful walks through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
All mains services connected. Council Tax Band G
The Warren is a Private Road, with an annual contribution of around £300 to the management company.