- Small Country Estate comprising Three Individual Properties
- Set Within 5.876 Acres of Open Paddocks & Landscaped Gardens
- Superb Countryside Views
- 'The Barn' - Detached with Four Bedrooms
- 'The Lodge' - Detached One/Two Bedroom Annexe
- 'The Courtyard' - Detached with Three Bedrooms
- Holiday Let Potential
- Gardens Landscaped by renowned Chelsea Gold Winning Landscaper
- Fence & Hedge Enclosed Paddocks
- Around 1 mile from Mayfield Village
A significant Country property comprising three individual properties, including:
‘The Barn’: a spacious, contemporary Barn conversion with a mainly open-plan ground floor layout with stunning views, plus four bedrooms (master bedroom with en-suite) and family bathroom with many rooms enjoying stunning views over the open Countryside to the rear.
‘The Lodge’: an immaculate, completely remodelled, detached 1/2 bedroom, vaulted open reception room annexe offering income potential.
‘The Courtyard’: a second detached, immaculately remodelled converted outbuilding, offering Holiday Let accommodation for additional monthly income, or potential for home office or elderly relative accommodation.
All enjoying superb, protected Countryside views set in approximately 5.876 acres of professionally and beautifully landscaped gardens with a pond, covered pergolas and paddocks with field shelter. EPC Ratings: D.
Luckhurst Place forms a small Country Estate, set within 5.876 acres of open paddocks and professionally landscaped gardens, landscaped by renowned Chelsea Gold winning local landscaper, Tina Vallis, the whole enjoying stunning views over open Countryside to the rear.
The main property is the converted barn, originating from around 1850, skilfully and sympathetically improved by the present owners. There are two additional detached converted outbuildings, with one forming a two bedroom annexe/holiday cottage and the other currently forming a sizeable three bedroom holiday cottage, both are beautifully converted and enjoy the views to the rear.
There is considerable scope for these two outbuildings to create a plausible additional monthly income, or indeed for dual or indeed multiple occupation.
The property, whilst having the security of other properties nearby, enjoys stunning views and offers a good deal of seclusion and privacy. The house is located on the edge of the village to the East, approximately ¾ of a mile from the middle of Mayfield.
The sixteenth century beauty of Mayfield High Street provides facilities to include a small supermarket, butcher, baker, chemist, greengrocer, cafes, clothes shops and local post office with banking facilities. There are Churches of various denominations, Period Inns, including the acclaimed Middle House Hotel and a Primary School. For more comprehensive facilities the Inland Spa Town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is approximately 9 miles to the north.
Railway stations are at Wadhurst, (5 miles), Tunbridge Wells (9 miles), Jarvis Brook & Buxted serving all London Stations.
There is an excellent choice of education facilities for all ages within the general area catering for both the state and private sectors, including the renowned Mayfield School for Girls.
Nearby leisure facilities include numerous golf courses, sailing can be enjoyed along the coast and at Bewl Water Reservoir. The village has its own Tennis club as well as many beautiful walks, footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross the local countryside and numerous equestrian pursuits are available nearby, plus Bedgebury Pinetum for walks, cycling concerts and Go-Ape!
‘The Barn’ forms a contemporary glazed ‘cube’ Porch provides access to the main barn via a further Oak front door.
An open plan reception room/dining room/drawing room providing much of the ground floor accommodation, complete with wood burning stove and exposed flue, open sided stairs with glass balustrades to allow the light to flow through and Oak flooring. This main reception area also enjoys bespoke floor to ceiling Oak French doors and windows to a raised decking area to enjoy the views and access the garden beyond.
There is an opening from this room to the kitchen/breakfast room with window to front, and a range of units and black marble work surfaces and wooden work surfaces with inset sink and drainer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and two electric ring hob and an oil fired Aga, ample sockets and down lighters.
The office/family room is accessed via sliding doors from the dining area, with windows and bi-fold doors to a rear gravel garden area, and providing access to a utility room with window to rear, boiler, sink and space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge with door to a cloakroom, comprising a W.C. and wash hand basin.
The first floor landing provides access to all the bedrooms, with the vaulted master bedroom have floor to ceiling Oak windows to take in the most fabulous views to the rear, a further window to side and door to the en-suite shower room, comprising a shower cubicle, W.C. and basin, part tiled walls, towel rail and a window to side.
Bedroom two is also vaulted, with windows to front and side and access to a loft storage area. There are two further smaller bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and windows to the side, and a family bathroom comprising a bath, W.C. and basin, towel rail and window to side.
‘The Lodge’ is on the other side of a raised gravel and atone courtyard, immediately adjacent to the main Barn, forming a one/two bedroom annexe, or possible Holiday Let. It is in immaculate order throughout, having been the subject to a recent overhaul.
There is an entrance hall providing access to most rooms and a stair case to the upper floor, plus an opening into a vaulted, open plan kitchen/living/dining room with windows and French doors offering the views to the rear and access onto the decking area, further window and door to side, wood burner with exposed flue, exposed Oak beams, Oak flooring and an attractive glazed upper reading area looking down on to the room and a bright kitchen with cream units, wood block worktops, red splash backs, fitted appliances and an oil fired Aga.
There is a separate utility room offering further storage units, sink and access to a cloakroom with a WC. Door to a boiler/airing cupboard.
The ground floor bedroom has a window to side and built-in curtained wardrobes and a door to the en-suite, comprising a shower with mosaic stone tiles, W.C., basin, heated towel rail with window to side.
Stairs lead up from the hallway to an open reading area with partly open and partly glazed wall overlooking the reception room, access to eaves storage and Velux window. A door leads into a second bedroom with very limited head room and access to eaves storage.
‘The Courtyard’ forming further income potential as a Holiday Let or a bungalow for an elderly relative if required. It is completely self-contained and has been beautifully remodelled to form an exceptional family home.
A door leads into the utility room with units, worktops, sink, boiler and window to side. A door lead into the kitchen/breakfast room, comprising an attractive array of units, wood block worktops and inset sink with drainer and Moroccan style tiled splash backs. An oil fired Aga adorns one corner with recessed extractor within the ceiling above, plus an electric hob, space for fridge freezer, window to side with views and tiled flooring.
An attractive Oak beamed open divide and walkway opens to the large, vaulted sitting/dining room, forming a superb sized, triple aspect room with high ceilings with Oak beams and French doors to both sides and window to rear to enjoy the views.
Off the kitchen is access to a landing, with glazed wall to the rear and oak flooring and airing cupboard. The master bedroom enjoys a bespoke glass wall with windows and doors to the rear to maximise the view, oak flooring and a further door to the en-suite shower room, comprising a walk in shower with Arabic inspired tiled walls, WC and basin, heated tiled floor, window to side and towel rail.
Off the landing are two further double bedrooms with oak flooring and windows to front and exposed timbers, plus the family bathroom comprising a bath with shower over, glass shower screen, W.C. and basin, window to front and tiled walls and floor.
Outside the property is approached via a new set of electric gates, with a tarmac driveway to a double Oak framed carport, and a further gravel drive leading around the gardens to the paddock entrance and back to the parking area for The Barn.
The principal gardens around the Barn and The Lodge have been landscaped by the renowned Chelsea Gold Star winning Tina Vallis, to form a series of outside ‘rooms’ and raised pond, brick fire-pit/BBQ, paved terraces, paths and large numbers of colourful, specimen plants, trees and shrubs. It also enables each property to have its own private area, depending on the requirements of the owners.
To one side of The Barn, there is also a raised vegetable patch, chicken coup, space for a dog kennel and a ‘Mediterranean’ style garden with gravel and brick areas interspersed with plants, which is between the Ban and the Lodge.
The Courtyard enjoys its own brick paved yard, with a level grass area beyond that could easily lend itself to housing a Swimming Pool. On the other side is a hard wood decking area and raised flower beds with an attractive outlook towards the Pond, orchard area and views over the fields beyond.
The rest of the garden is laid to lawn, with maturing fruit trees and a fenced Pond area.
The paddock is approximately 4.5 acres, fence and hedge enclosed with a little used gate leading into further paddocks beyond (not part of this property). There is a track leading across the paddock to a fenced and gated area of hard-standing with a mobile field shelter. The property enjoys easy access to a bridleway/network of footpaths to the side of the paddocks for hacking and dog walking, accessible via East Street.
Council Tax Band G for Luckhurst Place and The Lodge combined. Council Tax Band A for The Courtyard.
Services: Oil fired central heating with one tank and three feeds (one for each property). Mains drainage for The Barn and Private Drainage shared for The Lodge and The Courtyard. Mains Electricity and Water. Fibre broadband available within Mayfield.