39 Southmead Close forms a good sized, ground floor, former local authority flat, being one of four in the block, each with a parking space to the front. The private front door is to the side of the property leading into an entrance hall, with a door to a cupboard tucked under the stairs of the flat above.
The sitting room is a good size, with a fireplace housing a redundant gas fire and the working boiler behind and window to rear. A further door leads off to the bedroom to the front, with two fitted cupboards, one housing a water tank and immersion heater.
The kitchen is off the hall, with two larder cupboards and a small range of cupboards and worktops, window to rear, sink, and spaces for appliances.
The bathroom comprises a white suite of bath with shower over, WC and basin, with an obscure glazed window to side and part tiled walls.
Outside, there is an area of garden which is shared by the ground floor and up floor flats, each with a private brick store.
The property is situated about 1/2 a mile from the 16th Century beauty of Mayfield High Street. Facilities in the village include 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. There are pretty churches of various denominations, a flourishing primary school and the well regarded Mayfield School for Girls secondary school.
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. 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, sailing on Bewl Water and at the coast. The area is criss-crossed with many beautiful walks through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.