Haylers Cottage is a charming period cottage with attractive accommodation arranged over four floors. The house has been in the same ownership for several years, and has been lovingly maintained by the current owners throughout their tenure.
The property also enjoys large, private gardens, arranged as a series of outside rooms. Whilst there is no official parking at the property, there is a lay-by which the current owners have used regularly.
A front door leads into a small hallway, with a further door to the sitting room, with window to front, fireplace and a door to a cellar area.
A further door leads to the kitchen/dining room, which has been skillfully extended with skylights for maximum light, and a window and door to rear. There is a range of cupboards and drawers with part wood block and part granite worktops, inset ceramic sink, integrated fridge/freezer, oven and four ring gas hob above, space for further appliance and tiled splash back. Quarry tiled flooring throughout to the dining space.
The cellar is a good sized room, which has been tanked in the past, but may now need some updating. The room has a radiator and recessed window for natural light.
The stairs lead off the kitchen/dining room, accessing a landing with window to rear and door to a double bedroom, with sash window to front, former fireplace and fitted wardrobe. There is also a bathroom, comprising a panelled bath, separate shower, WC and basin atop a bespoke fitted cupboard unit, part panelled walls, towel rail and skylight to rear.
From the landing, further stairs lead up to the second floor, with a charming vaulted bedroom, with window to front and further window to side (also forming a roof top fire-escape).
Outside, the front gardens are accessed via a private path from Tinkers Lane, arranged as a series of outdoor spaces, with an open area of lawn, with hedge and fence borders, flower beds and a large shed. This area then narrows via a rose arch into a courtyard area, with small area of lawn and an area of brick patio immediately by the house, making the most of the Southerly sunlight, forming an ideal outside eating/entertaining area.
To the rear of the house is a courtyard garden, which is paved, and fence and hedge enclosed, leading to a shared pathway (only serving the cottages) to the lay-by on Huntley Mill Road, a no-through lane that leads to Bewl Reservoir.
The property is located within the very popular Three Leg Cross area of Ticehurst, close to Bewl Reservoir with footpaths almost from the door, and nigh on opposite the very popular Bull Public House. Footpaths closeby also lead back to Ticehurst High Street.
Ticehurst is a lovely Village with a thriving community. Amenities include a good range of local shops including the refurbished ‘The Bell Inn’ and two other public houses. Further amenities include greengrocer, fishmonger, chemist, coffee shop, bakery and general store with post office.
There is an Ofsted rated “good” primary school and a range of sporting facilities. Nearby leisure facilities include tennis, an excellent children’s playground and a Community sports centre, as well as a fantastic golf club at Dale Hill. There are also beautiful walks on the numerous footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross the area, the ever popular Bedgebury Pinetum and Bewl Water Reservoir which offers sailing and other outdoor pursuits.
Approximately 10 miles North of Ticehurst is the lovely Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, with its fabulous shopping and beautiful Regency style paved Pantiles area, theatres and various other leisure facilities. This town also has very high achieving grammar and comprehensive schools.
The A21 with access to the M25 is within 4 miles, and mainline stations are at Wadhurst, Stonegate and Tunbridge Wells, all providing fast and frequent commuter services to London.
Also within 45 minutes of Wadhurst there is the Coast with all that it has to offer. In terms of places to visit, within an easy drive are various National Trust properties such as Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst with its famous and beautiful gardens, Scotney Castle and Batemans (Rudyard Kipling’s former home).