Dated 1707 and probably with earlier origins, Ladymeads House is an attractive red brick Queen Anne property under a mainly pitched clay tile roof. It has light and well-proportioned accommodation over three floors. Inside are a galleried entrance hall with a lovely arched window over the half landing. Reception rooms are ideal for formal and informal entertaining: all have high ceilings sash windows overlooking the gardens with lots of period features including fireplaces, decorative coving and wood-burning stoves.
The kitchen/breakfast room is light and airy, and has an Aga and a boot room lies adjacent. The first and second floors offer a generous principal bedroom suite, six further bedrooms and two further bathrooms.
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Separate secondary accommodation offers reception room, study, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Outside the gardens and grounds have been beautifully landscaped: roses climb the exterior of the house and there is a large lawn with a pond to one end. A tulip tree avenue sits alongside the swimming pool, and in addition the gardens feature an orchard with mature fruit trees.
A paved walled courtyard sits to the rear of the house and bordering the north-east boundary if the paddock – the land comes to around 3.45 acres, and a further paddock of 3.6 acres may be available by separate negotiation.
Ladymeads house is located under a mile from Cousley Wood and Bewl Water Reservoir – the largest expanse of inland water in south-east England – lies at the end of the lane. Wadhurst is 2.5 miles and Tunbridge Wells is 10.5 miles.
The guide price is £2.35m. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01273 475 411.
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