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Perfect English farmhouse in East Sussex

This four bedroom period property enjoys views over a beautiful wild flower meadow.

Situated on the edge of the small East Sussex town of Heathfield, Walnuts Farm is a pretty period property that was once featured in the book Perfect English Farmhouse published by Ryland Peters & Small in 2012.

Walnuts Farm is a perfect small double-fronted Wealden farmhouse with elevations of mellowed brick under a pitch tiled roof. On the ground floor the accommodation comprises a large kitchen/breakfast room with a useful cellar beneath and a well proportioned family room and a sitting room, both boasting attractive fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and exposed timbers.

Walnuts Farm On the first floor the master bedroom and three additional bedrooms can be found, plus a family bathroom. All the bedrooms have good views over the gardens and grounds, and two also include charming fireplaces.

Ancillary accommodation is provided by the former Coach House, which the current owners have developed into a large and useful workshop with a garden store to one side. On the first floor is a studio / office, approached by an external brick staircase providing additional useful space.

The pretty gardens and grounds of Walnuts Farm in total comprise of around 5 acres. The wild flower meadow lies to the south, the kitchen garden divided by mature box hedging and espalier pear trees lies to the north, and there is also a field which is principally laid to pasture.

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Walnuts Farm

The small market town of Heathfield has a superb range of amenities serving all the usual day-to-day needs, and the larger centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells (16 miles away) offers a more extensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural amenities. From Royal Tunbridge Wells there is a direct railway link to London Bridge which takes around 50 minutes. There are also major road links to the M25 motorway network and to the Kent and Sussex coast.

The guide price is £925,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01892 515 035.

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