A deceptively spacious detached chalet style bungalow in a convenient location within Mayfield, offering scope to extend and modernise throughout, currently comprising 2/3 bedrooms, bathroom and shower room, separate WC, sitting room, dining room, kitchen hallway and covered porch, fabulous gardens, parking and a detached garage. NO CHAIN. EPC Rating: D.
Merivale is a lovely chalet style bungalow, originally from the 1950s enjoying a large plot, with fabulous gardens to front and rear, and now in need of updating throughout. There is ample scope to extend further, as per other properties within the row of similar properties. The property does have updated central heating and is predominantly double glazed.
One enters via the front door to the now enclosed entrance lobby with a glass side wall and a further door to the entrance hall. There is a coat cupboard to one side, wooden flooring and door to the sitting room, with a window and French door to the rear garden, providing a lovely vista out to the rear, plus a fireplace to the side wall and two small windows to side.
The dining room is adjacent, complete with a further window to rear, cupboard housing a hot water tank, and opening to the extended kitchen, believed to have been extended in around the 1970s, this room has high level windows to front and side, plus a window to rear enjoying the view down the garden and a door to the rear patio. The kitchen comprises a range of original cupboards and drawers has wood effects work tops and tiled splashbacks, door to a storage cupboard, spaces for a cooker, washing machine, fridge and freezer and an updated wall mounted boiler.
To the front of the property is a main bedroom, with a range of fitted wardrobes, and a large bay window to front, which has a lovely outlook over the front garden, and the views beyond.
Adjacent to the main bedroom is the bathroom and a separate WC, forming two rooms. The separate WC has a window to side as well as the WC. The bathroom comprises a panelled bath with mixer tap, WC and basin, plus a window to side.
To the other side of the hallway, is a third bedroom office with a window to the front, again with attractive views across the garden and beyond, and a staircase leading to the first floor with an under stairs coat cupboard.
The first floor bedroom is a good sized with a large Velux window to rear small Velux window to front. Doors on either side lead to eaves storage and a further door to a large loft storage area, currently housing further water tanks, but also offering scope to enlarge the bedroom if required. There is an opening to an en-suite shower comprising part tiled walls, basin and tiled shower cubicle with an electric shower.
Outside the gardens have been beautifully cared for and landscaped over the years, with a recently upgraded tarmac driveway, providing off road parking for two to three cars and access to a detached single garage.
The front garden has extensive flowerbeds and shrubs interspersed with gravel areas and lawn to the front. There is a gate to one side, with access to the rear of the property, and a gate between the garage and the house, leading to a path that accesses to the rear of the property as well.
The rear garden is again, absolutely stunning with a mix of mature specimen trees and shrubs. A large patio is at the rear of the house, with flower bed borders, gravel area interspersed with plants, leading to an area of lawn, with paved paths to either side and flower bed borders and hedging. The far end of the garden is a further area, partly paved, with former vegetable patches and two timber sheds, including a potting shed, further trees and shrubs and compost heap. The garden has hedge and fence borders and is completely enclosed.
The house is situated in East Street, approximately 2/3s of a mile from the 16th Century beauty of Mayfield High Street.
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.
There are pretty churches of various denominations, a flourishing primary school and the well regarded Mayfield School secondary school. For more comprehensive facilities Tunbridge Wells in 9 miles to the north.
Railway stations can be found at Wadhurst (5 miles), Crowborough (6 miles), and Tunbridge Wells. These provide a fast and regular service to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Canon Street. There is a regular bus service to Tunbridge Wells and Eastbourne.
The area provides an excellent selection of both state and private schools. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, bowls, numerous golf clubs, outdoor activites at Bedgebury, 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: E.