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Chapmans Mews Five Ashes, Mayfield
Offers in Excess of £355,000
- Modern Semi-Detached Bungalow
- Small Select Development
- Two Double Bedrooms
- Vaulted Open-Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen
- Character Features
- Bathroom & En-Suite
- Two Courtyard Gardens
- Designated Parking for Two Cars
- Remainder of Build-Zone Warranty
- No Chain
A beautifully presented and skillfully converted semi-detached bungalow in a small, select development from 2020, located between Five Ashes and Mayfield, with a vaulted, open-plan living/dining/kitchen room, plus two double bedrooms, en-suite and bathroom, plus courtyard gardens to front and rear, and designated off road parking for two cars and the remainder of the Build-Zone warranty. NO CHAIN. EPC Rating B.
The property forms a converted/re-built former workshop that was once part of the Mayfield Kitchen Studios, built by a renowned local developer, CJ Gowing and Sons in around 2019. The property enjoys gas central heating, double glazing and modern insulation, as well as character touches, such as the vaulted ceiling in the main reception area, with oak beams, and a curved sandstone wall to the main bedroom.
Currently, the property has been used as an Air B&B, with a steady supply of bookings, and a good annual yield, should that be of interest to any prospective purchaser.
One enters via the front door, to a large open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room space, complete with the part vaulted ceiling and bi-fold doors to the rear patio with an attractive view. The kitchen comprises an array of white cupboards and drawers, with a granite effect worktop, inset sink with drainer beneath the front facing window, four ring electric hob, oven/grill and extractor above, dishwasher and washing machine. There are also some taller units for storage and the fridge/freezer.
The sitting/dining space has the doors and a further window to rear, modern wood effect flooring, plus a recess leading to the bedrooms.
The main bedroom enjoys the curved wall to one corner, which is an original curved sandstone wall, with glazed French doors to the rear patio and a sliding door to the en-suite shower room, comprising a shower, basin atop a vanity unit, plus WC. Tiled splash backs, wooden flooring, extractor, shaver point and heated towel rail.
The second bedroom is a further double with a window to side and an adjacent bathroom, accessed from the inner hall, with a walk-in shower, separate bath with side taps, basin atop a vanity unit, plus WC, art tiled walls, window to front, heated towel rail and extractor.
Outside, there is a central communal area of brick block driveway, providing allocated parking spaces for each property. The two included with 2 Chapmans Mews are to the rear, accessed via the covered driveway, and immediately behind the rear patio.
The front garden includes a small picket fence and gate, with a paved area for sitting and eating, plus numerous pots and small borders. The rear garden is a paved patio, with a gate to the parking bays and maturing hedge and fence with climbing plants growing along it. To one corner is an attractive outlook towards the valley to the North.
The house is located between Five Ashes and Mayfield, with bus stops to Heathfield/Eastbourne and Tunbridge Wells within 100 yards.
Mayfield High Street is just 2 miles distant, with a pre-school, primary school and Mayfield School for Girls, plus further facilities including a small supermarket with 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, and pretty churches of various denominations.
Five Ashes is a small village enjoying a local public house, children's nursery, primary School and the renowned Skippers Hill Preparatory School.
The nearest town for further facilities is Heathfield, with an array of shops, cafes, restaurants, take-aways, supermarkets, banks, post office, library and further independent retailers for day to day needs, and additional primary schools and Heathfield Community College.
There are several golf courses, health centres and sports clubs in the vicinity, with sailing at Bewl Reservoir or on the coast at Eastbourne. The Cross in Hand Tennis Club and Rugby Club are within a few hundred yards, and there are several footpaths and woodland walks within easy reach.
For more comprehensive facilities Tunbridge Wells is 12 miles to the north. Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (7 miles), Crowborough (5 miles), and Tunbridge Wells.
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.
Services: Council Tax band D, mains gas, water electric and shared private drainage.
Agents Note: There is an annual service charge of £400 per annum for the upkeep of the drainage system and communal areas. There is also the remaining 8 years of the Build-Zone Warranty.
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Mayfield TN20 6HJ